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Chairman Bresland's new YouTube safety message voices concern over pressure vessel explosionsChairman Bresland's new YouTube safety message voices concern over pressure vessel explosions
CSB Chairman John Bresland asked US jurisdictions to adopt the ASME Pressure Vessel Code CSB Chairman John Bresland released a new...
FEMA and USFA publish report on dormitory firesFEMA and USFA publish report on dormitory fires
An estimated average of 3,800 fires occurs each year in university dwellings The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) United States Fire...
FEMA Administrator Fugate addresses leadership of National Volunteer Organizations Active in DisasterFEMA Administrator Fugate addresses leadership of National Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster
FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fugate. FEMA/Bill Koplitz Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate yesterday addressed the National...
Cedar Rapids (Iowa) to replace flood damaged Central Fire StationCedar Rapids (Iowa) to replace flood damaged Central Fire Station
 Flood damage in Cedar Rapids, summer 2008. Photography bySusie Shapira/FEMA The team of inspectors found that the Cedar Rapids fire station has...
Department of Homeland Security posts program guidance for 2009 staffing for adequate fire and emergency services (SAFER) grantsDepartment of Homeland Security posts program guidance for 2009 staffing for adequate fire and emergency services (SAFER) grants
The Program Guidance document for the FY2009 SAFER Grants provides a wealth of information on the SAFER program The FY2009 SAFER program has...
<i>My First Ride</i> country music CD benefits IAFF Disaster Relief FundMy First Ride country music CD benefits IAFF Disaster Relief Fund
IAFF members can call their local country radio stations and request "My First Ride" The IAFF Disaster Relief Fund assists the US and Canada...
IAFF hails election day victories against TABOR proposalIAFF hails election day victories against TABOR proposal
Voters and legislators across the United States had consistently rejected TABOR initiatives In Maine and Washington, voters rejected the Taxpayer...
Georgia flood recovery effort tops $82 millionGeorgia flood recovery effort tops $82 million
116 Georgia cities, counties and other public organisations have applied to GEMA for public assistance In just over six weeks, more than $82...
NFPA commends International Code Council's sprinkler voteNFPA commends International Code Council's sprinkler vote
  Fire Sprinkler Initiative, a project of NFPA, is a effort to mandate the use of home fire sprinklers   NFPA has called the vote a...
New study shows ease of integrating home fire sprinklers with local water supply systemsNew study shows ease of integrating home fire sprinklers with local water supply systems
  Fire Sprinkler Initiative, a project of NFPA, is a effort to encourage the use of home fire sprinklers   Home fire sprinklers can be integrated...
NFPA and Johns Hopkins to study best methods for teaching children about fire safetyNFPA and Johns Hopkins to study best methods for teaching children about fire safety
The project aims to determine the best way to communicate fire safety messages to children aged 3-9 Through this project, the two organisations are...
U.S. Fire Administration kicks off public fire safety campaign on home smoke alarms and residential fire sprinklersU.S. Fire Administration kicks off public fire safety campaign on home smoke alarms and residential fire sprinklers
USFA launched an effort to encourage everyone to install and maintain home smoke alarms and sprinklers The nationwide ‘Install. Inspect. Protect....
FEMA awards hazard mitigation grant to Cook CountyFEMA awards hazard mitigation grant to Cook County
EPA workers locating hazardous material moved by Ike in Texas The funds will go toward developing an all-hazard multi-jurisdictional mitigation...
CSB team investigates refinery explosion and fire near Salt Lake CityCSB team investigates refinery explosion and fire near Salt Lake City
There was flash fire at the same refinery in January,  when a flammable vapour cloud ignited A six-member team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board...
DHS announces FY 2009 SAFER Grant application periodDHS announces FY 2009 SAFER Grant application period
The National Volunteer Fire Council has an online resource to help applicants The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will begin accepting applications...
Junior Membership Level now available from the NVFCJunior Membership Level now available from the NVFC
Membership of the National Volunteer Fire Service has many great benefits Incentive rewards for hours to be a benefit of membership Junior firefighters can...
Superior Uniform Group, Inc. acquires Blade Sportswear, Inc.Superior Uniform Group, Inc. acquires Blade Sportswear, Inc.
This acquisition will bring wider customer base and strong position for the group in the foodservice sector Superior Uniform Group announced the...
IAFF and IAFC issue joint statement on emergency medical serviceIAFF and IAFC issue joint statement on emergency medical service
The International Association of Fire Chiefs and the International Association of Fire Fighters issue joint statement The International Association of Fire...
Sepura opens new office in Kuala LumpurSepura opens new office in Kuala Lumpur
A Malaysia-based office will give customers a valuable point of reference in the region Sepura has opened a new office in Kuala Lumpur as part of the...
FEMA Administrator Fugate & Puerto Rico Governor discuss recent disasterFEMA Administrator Fugate & Puerto Rico Governor discuss recent disaster
An image taken during the fires that struck Puerto Rico late last week Meeting covered partnership and recent fire, explosion The Department of Homeland...


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