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Boise Mobile Equipment Lands $10 Million Fire Truck Contract with CAL FIRE
CAL Fire awarded Boise Mobile Equipment a $10 million contract to produce over 30 Type-III wildland firefighting apparatus and tag-on orders are available for California departments.
Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:56:34 GMT

Barrett Township, PA, Puts New Rescue in Service
Barrett, PA, Township Volunteer Fire Company has put in service a medium-duty rescue built by Ferrara on a Freighliner cab and chassis.
Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:11:35 GMT

TX News Station Probes Scam Calls for Fallen Heroes
KENS 5 viewers expressed concerns over phone calls they were receiving soliciting donations.
Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:15:33 GMT

GA Department Achieves Highest ISO Rating
Augusta has become one of only 18 communities in Georgia to achieve a Class 1 rating from the ISO.
Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:50:43 GMT

TN County Puts Out Call for Volunteer FFs
Williamson County Fire-Rescue is hoping to have as many as 1,000 volunteers within five years.
Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:35:23 GMT

EMS: REPLICA Extends EMS Provider Privileges
Gary Ludwig explains that using your medic license in multiple states is becoming a reality.
Posted on Tue, 01 Aug 2017 11:48:00 GMT

Two Children Killed in KS Apartment Blaze
Two young children died Tuesday when a fire swept through an Overland Park apartment building.
Posted on Tue, 15 Aug 2017 22:33:12 GMT

FDNY Frees Woman after Large Tree Falls in Central Park
A woman holding an infant and pushing a stroller in Central Park was pinned beneath a fallen tree.
Posted on Tue, 15 Aug 2017 22:07:27 GMT

Emergency Reporting Partners with StreetWise Response Software for Fire and EMS Agencies
This integration will allow Emergency Reporting users to link their ER data with StreetWise CADlink tablet-based MDT software, StreetWise Responder smartphone apps, and more.
Posted on Tue, 15 Aug 2017 20:10:29 GMT

AL Firefighter Dies Following Response Call
West Blocton firefighter Clint Hardemon fell ill after a response call Sunday and died at a hospital.
Posted on Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:12:45 GMT

BlastMask is Now Available from TheFireStore

Posted on Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:23:42 GMT

Philadelphia FF Apologizing for Racist Photo
A Philadelphia firefighter says he was drinking and is apologizing for what he called a bad joke.
Posted on Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:13:37 GMT

FDNY Denies Petition to Posthumously Promote EMT
EMT Yadira Arroyo died March 16 when a robbery suspect stole her ambulance and then ran her over.
Posted on Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:00:34 GMT

Firehouse Expo Provides Unique Trip for Fire Science Students
The Firehouse Expo Express is stopping in Wyoming, Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri to bring students to Nashville.
Posted on Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:56:39 GMT

FL Firefighters Rescue Newborn from Arson Flames
Riviera Beach firefighters responded after a father set fire to his apartment with three children inside.
Posted on Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:35:15 GMT

MD Firefighters Union Upset over Low Staffing Levels
Recent fires in Anne Arundel County have sparked a disagreement over firefighter staffing levels.
Posted on Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:35:09 GMT

MFRI Drill of the Month: Aerial Apparatus Fireground Operations
This three-hour drill provides firefighters with an understanding of safe aerial operations, apparatus positioning, and using elevated master streams.
Posted on Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:28:26 GMT

MFRI Drill of the Month: Mapping Familiarization
This two-hour drill helps firefighters navigate their community by understanding map books and street numbering systems.
Posted on Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:23:06 GMT

GA County Approves Mutual Aid Agreement
Whitfield and Catoosa counties have agreed to a firefighting partnership that runs through July 2020.
Posted on Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:37:03 GMT

Cool Weather Slows Lightning-Sparked WA Fires
Cooler weather is helping firefighters battle over a dozen lightning-sparked fires in the Cascades.
Posted on Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:14:49 GMT

CA Shed Explosion Investigated as Suspicious
Officials are investigating the cause of a loud explosion in a shed in a Branciforte backyard.
Posted on Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:09:14 GMT

MFRI Drill of the Month: How Good is Your Size-up?
This drill offers guidance on proper size-up skills and guides officers on the critical first steps of an incident.
Posted on Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:01:39 GMT

WI Training Center Opens New Burn Area
Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire has moved its training grounds to an isolated area.
Posted on Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:53:45 GMT

CA Crews Displaced by Fire Go Back to School
Orange County Fire Authority and Buena Park firefighters have moved into a former elementary school.
Posted on Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:45:41 GMT

No Injuries after Roof Collapses at AL Plant
Two sections of the roof at Honeywell Aerospace's plant in Oxford collapsed during heavy rains Monday.
Posted on Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:24:09 GMT




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