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Navistar to meet new fire truck standards by NFPANavistar to meet new fire truck standards by NFPA
  Navistar is delivering a new level of protection by meeting the highest fire truck standards in the industry For those who make their living fighting...
NFPA releases new report on US home structure firesNFPA releases new report on US home structure fires
  There were 399,000 house fires reported in the US in 2007, according to the NFPA's new report   Three hundred ninety-nine thousand home fires...
Black Friday anniversary renews importance of ongoing bushfire researchBlack Friday anniversary renews importance of ongoing bushfire research
The anniversary of Black Friday in Australia has highlighted the need for continued research into bushfire Prominent fire management bodies highlight need...
Message to the CFA from the Premier of VictoriaMessage to the CFA from the Premier of Victoria
John Brumby, Premier of Victoria, Australia, issues a message following the recent bushfires in the region "On behalf of all Victorians, I thank the men and...
National approach to 'Prepare, stay and defend or go early'National approach to 'Prepare, stay and defend or go early'
Fire agencies in Australia are advising citizens to be fire ready Australian fire agencies today urged Australians to remain vigilant in light of the recent...
In the event of wildfire: stay and defend or leave early?In the event of wildfire: stay and defend or leave early?
Fire encroaching on a residential street: to stay or abandon property is a difficult decision for those living in wildfire-prone areas Whether staying and...
French investigators probe Channel Tunnel blazeFrench investigators probe Channel Tunnel blaze
THE FIRE safety arrangements in the undersea Channel Tunnel, which links England and France, have come under the spotlight following a 16-hour blaze on a freight train. Fire...
Queen honours Kent’s Chief Fire OfficerQueen honours Kent’s Chief Fire Officer
Kent Fire and Rescue Service’s (KFRS) Chief Fire Officer has been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours. Chief Fire Officer Charlie Hendry, who is...
Fire safety advice sparked by kitchen firesFire safety advice sparked by kitchen fires
Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) is issuing some simple tips to keep you and your home safe from fire following a high number of accidental fires involving unattended cooking...
Praise for KFRS crews following two serious firesPraise for KFRS crews following two serious fires
Firefighters who tackled two fatal blazes in Kent last night have been praised for their professionalism. At both incidents - in Longfield and Herne Bay - firefighters rescued...
2009 Harvard Fellowship Program Announced2009 Harvard Fellowship Program Announced
Application procedures have been announced for the 2009 Harvard program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government. The program is once again sponsored through a...
NYPD/FDNY Get Fit for Disabled Children in 11th Annual 911 Fitness ChallengeNYPD/FDNY Get Fit for Disabled Children in 11th Annual 911 Fitness Challenge
New York City fitness expert Natasha Linton and The 911 National Fitness Challenge continue their mission to help children with disabilities. NYC EMS, law enforcement and...
Open Fire Academy, International Takes Firefighter Education MobileOpen Fire Academy, International Takes Firefighter Education Mobile
The need for emergency responders to access information in a timely manner is critical. When seconds count, being able to find what is important can make significant...
Fire Risk Assessment Council announced at AGMFire Risk Assessment Council announced at AGM
Colin Todd to the members as the new Chairman of the Fire Risk Assessment Council, conducting an interview with Colin to identify some of the issues behind the formation of the...
Sutherland named executive editor of NFPA JournalSutherland named executive editor of NFPA Journal
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) today announced the appointment of Scott Sutherland as executive editor of the NFPA Journal. He has over 20 years of...
Fire Industry Association hosts annual 2008 AGM & LuncheonFire Industry Association hosts annual 2008 AGM & Luncheon
The 2008 AGM and annual lunch of the Fire Industry Association (FIA) proved to be a 'must attend' event for anybody involved in the fire protection industry, with some 300...
Firefighters at High Risk for CancerFirefighters at High Risk for Cancer
Firefighters risk their lives each day as part of their job, but new research suggests they're at higher cancer risk, too. In particular, researchers found that firefighters...
IFE Achieves Awarding Body Recognition by OfquaIFE Achieves Awarding Body Recognition by Ofqua
The Institution of Fire Engineers is celebrating recognition by the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) as an approved awarding body. This places...
Law Enforcement Officers and Firefighters Share Services and Products Through Nationwide NetworkLaw Enforcement Officers and Firefighters Share Services and Products Through Nationwide Network
While the number of women- and minority-owned small businesses continues to grow nationwide, other groups of small business owners quickly catching up are law enforcement...
The IAFC Encourages Enhanced Preparedness/AwarenessThe IAFC Encourages Enhanced Preparedness/Awareness
While there is no credible intelligence to generate alarm, several factors of current interest warrant renewed vigilance and readiness within the American fire service over the...


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