Fire News for September 2009

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UK's Kent Fire and Rescue Service to hold car crash demo in CanterburyUK's Kent Fire and Rescue Service to hold car crash demo in Canterbury
Firefighters from Kent Fire and Rescue Service demonstrating the extrication of car crash victims at last year's event Event aims to promote safer driving...
NFPA urges: stay fire smart! Don’t get burnedNFPA urges: stay fire smart! Don’t get burned
This year's Fire Prevention Week runs from October 4 - 10, 2009 Fire Prevention Week runs from October 4 - 10 Fire Prevention Week is October 4 - 10, and...
National Preparedness Month: wildland fires and FirewiseNational Preparedness Month: wildland fires and Firewise
Fire Corps is highlighting the need for awareness of increasing wildfire risks Fire Corps urges action on wildfire risk Throughout National Preparedness...
Secretary Napolitano highlights shared responsibility for disaster preparednessSecretary Napolitano highlights shared responsibility for disaster preparedness
DHS Secretary Napolitano delivered a speech focusing on the need for shared responsibility Individual and community preparedness will help build readiness...
OASIS Emergency Interoperability Summit and NIEM Training Event to be held in conjunctionOASIS Emergency Interoperability Summit and NIEM Training Event to be held in conjunction
The OASIS Emergency Interoperability Summit  and NIEM Training Event will be held in conjunction Events will give attendees insight into interoperable...
IFSTA poses 21 questions for audio book surveyIFSTA poses 21 questions for audio book survey
IFSTA has launched an online survey to determine the level of interest for audio books Firefighter training publisher issues audio book title survey IFSTA...
Support volunteer firefighters impacted by disastersSupport volunteer firefighters impacted by disasters
A fire and rescue search team operating in severe flooding NVFC support fund designed to help first responders affected by severe weather incidents FEMA...
NVFC announces winners of National Junior Firefighter program grantsNVFC announces winners of National Junior Firefighter program grants
The NVFC, with the Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation, has awarded grants to ten junior firefighter programs Ten outstanding applicant...
Sepura will supply TETRA radios to Portuguese public safety usersSepura will supply TETRA radios to Portuguese public safety users
The Portuguese Ministry of Interior has selected Sepura TETRA radios for its public safety teams New contract with deliveries of up to 40,000 TETRA...
London Fire Brigade runs course for youngsters with autismLondon Fire Brigade runs course for youngsters with autism
The London Fire Brigade has run a LIFE course for young people with autism Course part of "Local Intervention Fire Education" programme  A successful...
USFA releases annual US firefighter fatality reportUSFA releases annual US firefighter fatality report
USFA has released a report into US firefighter fatalities in 2008 Heart attacks the most common cause of US firefighter death in 2008 The United States...
2009 Canadian Fire Chiefs of the Year announced2009 Canadian Fire Chiefs of the Year announced
Two firefighters were honoured with the title of Canadian Fire Chief of the Year at the CAFC conference Firefighters honoured at closing ceremonies of CAFC...
Final CSB report on Imperial Sugar disaster releasedFinal CSB report on Imperial Sugar disaster released
An image taken after the explosion at the Imperial Sugar Refinery in Port Wentworth, Georgia in February 2008 Report concludes inadequate equipment design,...
FEMA community education specialists take part in Lowe's Safety SaturdayFEMA community education specialists take part in Lowe's Safety Saturday
FEMA community education specialists will take part in Lowe's Safety Saturday Event part of National Preparedness Month Federal Emergency Management Agency...
Community wildfire assessment course now availableCommunity wildfire assessment course now available
NFPA Firewise Learning Center now offers a new tool to improve community wildfire safety Firewise Learning Center offers new online seminar free to all...
Secretary Napolitano announces over $380 million in preparedness grantsSecretary Napolitano announces over $380 million in preparedness grants
The DHS has announced new grants for increased preparedness initiatives including fire station construction Grant funds made available by Recovery Act...
Saint-Gobain ONESuit launches interactive YouTube channelSaint-Gobain ONESuit launches interactive YouTube channel
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics has unveiled a new YouTube channel offering online training videos Educational, how-to videos available for emergency...
Fire crews face rescue challenge in tunnel drillFire crews face rescue challenge in tunnel drill
Kent Fire and Rescue Service personnel make their way down one of the tunnels Exercise designed to improve crews' tunnel emergency preparedness The Secret...
IAFF Burn Foundation and Washington Redskins Linebacker Robert Henson support burn survivorsIAFF Burn Foundation and Washington Redskins Linebacker Robert Henson support burn survivors
Attendees of the IAFF International Burn Camp, held in Washington DC Event helps heal emotional wounds of burn injuries More than 40 burn survivors from...
Georgia firefighters respond to severe floodsGeorgia firefighters respond to severe floods
A FEMA image showing flooded homes in central Georgia Entire state remains under flash flood watch IAFF members across the state of Georgia are responding...


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