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MISCELLANEOUS

PLEASE PUT THIS GOWN ON, OPENING TOWARD THE REAR….. (or give us 2 minutes-really.)

This will take you 2 minutes. I promise. The IAFC and the IAFC Safety, Health and Survival Section working with the FSTAR program is looking for you to provide some quick insight into the needs firefighter medical physicals for career and volunteers. If you have an interest, influence or have been involved in fire department...
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CHANGE….It Comes After A Firefighters Close Call

Here is another example where change was finally made after a CLOSE CALL nearly took Firefighters lives. Two Massachusetts firefighters were nearly caught in a flashover when old radio equipment left their calls for help unanswered. The Auburn Firefighters, Scott Davis and Lt. Justin Brigham, were called in to fight a mutual aid fire in...
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A DEAL FOR FIREFIGHTERS & FIRE CHIEFS…..

The NFPA is holding a Firefighter Health Forum at their Conference & Expo in Boston on June 6, 2017. PLEASE NOTE BELOW at the deal they are offering… Featured presentations include: Fire Commissioner Joe Finn, Boston FD sharing his launch of a safety, health and wellness campaign, with cancer prevention at its core, for the...
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CANADIAN FIRE CHIEF MISSING DUE TO SWEEPING, RAPID WATERS

Hope has faded in the search for a missing British Columbia (Canada) Fire Chief feared to have been swept away in swollen creek. Chief Clayton Cassidy, 59, of Cache Creek is feared to have been swept away as he was last known to be checking creek water near a campground-his buggy was found nearby. Chief...
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OUTSTANDING TRAINING OPPORTUNITY IN BOSTON FOR ALL FIREFIGHTERS

The 2017 A. Michael Mullane Firefighter Health and Safety Symposium addresses fire fighter occupational safety, health and surivival issues and provides the knowledge and tools necessary to keep fire fighters and paramedics safe, now and in the future. An expanded line-up of sessions includes critical topics such as fire fighter health and safety, cancer research...
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ARKANSAS FIRE CHIEF STRUCK AND KILLED – LODD

We regret to pass on that an Arkansas volunteer Fire Chief was killed in the Line of Duty yesterday. He was struck by a vehicle while working during storms in north-central Arkansas. Cove Creek/Pearson Fire Chief Doug Decker died early yesterday (Sunday) after being struck by a vehicle on Highway 25 near Quitman, about 40...
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