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FF Cardiac Health

MAYDAY-FIREFIGHTER DOWN IN VIRGINIA

Saturday December4, 2021 1657- Bedford Communications alerted Companies 8 (Moneta- 1st due), 13 (Stewartsville-Chamblissburg-2nd due), and 1 (Bedford-RIT) to 1219 Oakview Court for a reported working fire. Wagon 8-2 was the first to arrive to find heavy fire showing from side Alpha. Ladder 1 (w/six) arrived, established RIT on Side A, began throwing ladders, and...
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FDNY PROBIE DIES IN THE LINE OF DUTY DURING TRAINING

It is with deep regret that we pass on the death of Probationary Firefighter Vincent Malveaux. Probationary Firefighter Malveaux, 31, from Brooklyn, suffered a medical episode during morning training on Thursday, December 2, 2021, at the FDNY Training Academy on Randall’s Island. He was transported to Harlem Hospital and passed away on Friday, December 3rd....
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LODD: TEXAS FIREFIGHTER DIES FROM ON-SCENE HEART ATTACK

By KLTV A firefighter with the Tri-Lakes Volunteer Fire Department died Friday while responding to a call. According to Titus County Judge Brian Lee, Ross Estabrooks experienced a heart attack while responding to a “very low level” fire at a 300-foot tiny house Friday night in the Nortex District. Estabrooks experienced the heart attack at...
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5 Reasons Why Every Firefighter, EMT and Medic Should Do Yoga

I am a huge advocate for Yoga as a Firefighter and encourage all of my academy students to try it for 3 months.  The best way to convince a firefighter to try yoga is to chose 5 yoga poses and make your students do them each class and in the fire department, each shift do...
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Surviving the Fire Service Cardiac Epidemic

This was a great article in Fire Engineering by Jamie Webb in 2019 By Jamie Webb The first call came out just as the morning coffee was brewing and the day hasn’t let up yet. You and your crew have responded to a motor vehicle collision (MVC) with entrapment, given a breathing treatment to an...
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ARSON SUSPECT SOUGHT IN W.VA. FIRE THAT INJURED ONE FF

By Madeline Edwards, WDTV Investigators were offering $5,000 to anyone that can give information that leads to the arrest of an arsonist that allegedly burned down a vacant home in the town of Belington on September 19. Barbour County 911 received a call early in the morning on September 19 about a residential structure fire...
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