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Hot Shots 02/18
Firehouse presents recent fires from around the country.
Posted on Thu, 01 Feb 2018 12:00:00 GMT

Midwest Fire Customers Converge on Scene to Battle Grain Elevator Fire
More than 20 departments responded with Midwest Fire equipment to contain a Northrop grain silo fire.
Posted on Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:20:27 GMT

Rincon, CA, Fire Dept. to Receive 2018 Wildfire Mitigation Award
The Rincon, CA, Fire Department is one of nine agencies to receive the 2018 Wildlife Mitigation Award from the IAFC.
Posted on Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:14:41 GMT

TX Firefighter Union Seeks City Charter Changes
The San Antonio firefighters union is seeking changes to how the city handles collective bargaining.
Posted on Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:51:21 GMT

Photos: Roof Collapses at Las Vegas House Fire
Las Vegas and Clark County firefighters contained the fire in 30 minutes.
Posted on Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:39:58 GMT

Higher Education: Is There a Doctor in the Firehouse?
Brian Brauer explores how IFSI researchers are putting their degrees to work for the advancement of the fire service.
Posted on Thu, 01 Feb 2018 12:32:00 GMT

Ex-RI Firefighter Loses Disability Pension Case
Rhode Island's Supreme Court has ruled against a former Providence firefighter in a lengthy disability case.
Posted on Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:47:21 GMT

MI, PA Departments Receive Josh Cellars $5,000 Training Grants
The Olivet FD and Upper Milford Western District Fire Co. #1 received two of 10 grants from Josh Cellars awarded to volunteers obtain training.
Posted on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 23:32:24 GMT

Code Violations at Building Where IL Firefighter Was Hurt
A Bloomington apartment building destroyed in a Feb. 10 fire had been cited for 226 code violations.
Posted on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 21:07:34 GMT

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Posted on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 20:48:58 GMT

Continental Gear Washers/Dryers Often Qualify for AFG Grants
The Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) application period ends March 16 and Continental gear washers and dryers often qualify because they enhance firefighter and public safety.
Posted on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:38:43 GMT

ID Chief: Response Times Key in Lower Fire Losses
Lewiston Fire Chief Travis Myklebust attributes a large dip in fire losses to improved response times.
Posted on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:44:21 GMT

CT Officials Approve Tax Break for Spouses of Fallen
Milford families that have lost a first responder in the line of duty are getting property tax breaks.
Posted on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:50:29 GMT

FL Firefighters Rescue Workers from High-Rise Scaffolding
Jacksonville crews pulled two workers to safety after scaffolding collapsed about 17 stories up Monday.
Posted on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:40:57 GMT

Watch Philadelphia Firefighters Tackle Fourth-Alarm Fire
Philadelphia firefighters respond to a building fire on Chestnut Street early Sunday in this raw footage.
Posted on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:28:41 GMT

Watch NJ Firefighters Operating at Large Residential Blaze
Saddle Brook firefighters battle a blaze that began in a shed and spread to the home in this raw footage.
Posted on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:23:28 GMT

MA Firefighters Battle Fast-Moving Residential Blaze
Three people were hospitalized when fire erupted in a New Bedford house and spread to an adjacent home Monday.
Posted on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:57:39 GMT

OK Firefighters Honored for Helping Save Suicidal Veteran
Two Tulsa firefighters have been honored for saving a veteran who tried to take his own life in October.
Posted on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:34:37 GMT

CO Firefighters Plan to Use Virtual Reality in Training
Arvada firefighters are preparing to use immersive virtual reality technology in some training scenarios.
Posted on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:28:11 GMT

Phoenix Firefighter Shortage Could Lead to More Taxes
A new study recommends Phoenix add at least 138 more firefighters, which could mean higher taxes.
Posted on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:19:10 GMT

PA Volunteer Fire Company Moves into New Facility
After decades in a cramped station, Franklin Park firefighters have a new state-of-the-art facility.
Posted on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:07:46 GMT

Bills Aim to Lessen Cancer's Toll on AL Firefighters
Two bills before the Alabama Legislature will address cancer prevention and treatment for firefighters.
Posted on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:38:26 GMT

NY Firefighters Injured in Wall Collapse at Massive Blaze
Two Watertown firefighters were hospitalized after a brick wall collapsed on them during a fire Monday.
Posted on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:25:41 GMT

Communications Clues
Don Abbott offers 16 phrases that should alert the IC of a possible mayday event.
Posted on Thu, 01 Feb 2018 12:56:00 GMT

The Station Fire Lead to Tougher Building, Safety Codes
Work to remove the grandfather clause from Rhode Island's fire codes after The Station night club fire took a lot of work to get in place.
Posted on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 23:58:00 GMT




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