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USFA and NIST initiate study of SCBA thermal performanceUSFA and NIST initiate study of SCBA thermal performance
A firefighter adjusting her SCBA. USFA and NIST are investigating whether SCBA facepieces can be made safer Study follows incidents of SCBA face piece...
Stay safe on Halloween and avoid scary fire hazardsStay safe on Halloween and avoid scary fire hazards
NFPA warns people to be aware of Halloween fire safety risks Add important fire safety tips to your bag of tricks Halloween plans typically include...
Streamlight appoints Michael Dineen Vice President of Sales and MarketingStreamlight appoints Michael Dineen Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Streamlight has appointed Mike Dineen has been appointed Vice President of Sales and Marketing New appointee has "tremendous expertise" in markets including...
Legislation doubling SAFER funding will soon become lawLegislation doubling SAFER funding will soon become law
A House-Senate Conference Committee has approved an increase in SAFER grant funding New funding will enable hiring of thousands of firefighters A...
Medical care in vehicle extrication rescueMedical care in vehicle extrication rescue
  Extricating collision victims requires advanced medical care After a vehicle collision of significant force - as in the case of high-speed impact - it...
Not too late for 2009 Fire Prevention and Safety Grants!Not too late for 2009 Fire Prevention and Safety Grants!
The deadline for applications for the FP&S Grants is October 23, 2009 Submissions still open for FY 2009 Fire Prevention and Safety Grants There is...
FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate addresses National Congress of American Indians 66th Annual ConventionFEMA Administrator Craig Fugate addresses National Congress of American Indians 66th Annual Convention
FEMA Administrator Fugate addressed the annual NCAI convention Speech highlighted the importance of tribes to US emergency response capabilities Yesterday,...
Save the date: the 4th Annual HAZUS Conference to be held August 23-25, 2010Save the date: the 4th Annual HAZUS Conference to be held August 23-25, 2010
HAZUS 2010 will be held in Indianapolis Next year's conference will be held in Indianapolis The 4th annual HAZUS conference will be held August 23-25, 2010...
Senator Sherrod Brown introduces fire safety bill named for Stephanie Tubbs JonesSenator Sherrod Brown introduces fire safety bill named for Stephanie Tubbs Jones
Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones, for whom the new Fire Prevention Act is named Congresswoman Tubbs had introduced Fire Prevention Act in last four...
Registration is now open for FDIC 2010!Registration is now open for FDIC 2010!
Registration for FDIC 2010 is now open Imagine the impact ON YOU Join us for FDIC 2010 - the fire service's premier event and largest annual gathering of...
Fort Wayne firefighter Jim Ridley is appointed IAFF DirectorFort Wayne firefighter Jim Ridley is appointed IAFF Director
Jim Ridley has been appointed IAFF Director New appointee a career firefighter with 29 years' experience International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF)...
KME’s new wildland product group wins three major contractsKME’s new wildland product group wins three major contracts
A Type 6 Light Brush Unit model for wildland use from KME Fire Apparatus New contracts for KME following reach-out to wildland community KME Fire Apparatus...
Application period now open for 2009 Fire Prevention and Safety GrantsApplication period now open for 2009 Fire Prevention and Safety Grants
The application period for the FY 2009 FP&S grants is now open FP&S grant application period deadline is October 23, 2009 The Department of...
Homeland Security announces intent to nominate IAFF Director for FEMA postHomeland Security announces intent to nominate IAFF Director for FEMA post
The IAFF has announced Elizabeth M. Harman is the intended nomination for Assistant Administrator at FEMA Former firefighter and paramedic is Obama's...
Spartan Motors further strengthens commitment to the emergency vehicle marketSpartan Motors further strengthens commitment to the emergency vehicle market
The Road Rescue manufacturing facility in South Carolina Investments in facilities and equipment will increase productivity In a move to strengthen its...
FLAME-SIM gain another Canadian userFLAME-SIM gain another Canadian user
FLAME-SIM training software has been purchased by Leduc Fire Services Company's training software has been purchased by Leduc Fire Services FLAME-SIM...
FEMA Deputy Administrator lauds Center for Domestic Preparedness in training 500,000 studentsFEMA Deputy Administrator lauds Center for Domestic Preparedness in training 500,000 students
Students training at FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) Speech applauded the significant contribution made by the Center The Department of...
FEMA Georgia flood assistance hits $40 millionFEMA Georgia flood assistance hits $40 million
Agency officials walk past flooded mobile homes along Douglas County Sweetwater Creek, Georgia Emergency management agencies's focus turns to long-term...
New ISO report will aid escape from buildings when fire breaks outNew ISO report will aid escape from buildings when fire breaks out
A new ISO report will aid in the design of more fire-safe buildings Report gives advice on emergency people management A new ISO technical report on how...
Fred Allinson receives 2009 NVFC Lifetime Achievement AwardFred Allinson receives 2009 NVFC Lifetime Achievement Award
Fred G. Allinson has been given the NVFC's Lifetime Achievement Award Award presented at NVFC Board Meeting The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC)...


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