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Important Request from Loudoun County Fire Rescue re: LODD FF Trevor Brown

This is an important easy request from Loudoun County Fire & Rescue for departments planning to send representation to the Memorial Celebration of Life for Fallen Firefighter Trevor Brown. a week from today. That includes: -APPARATUS -HONOR GUARD -PIPES & DRUMS They are asking that any public safety agency that would like to participate in any aspect...
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“I AM IN COMMAND” – Fire Captain Sues After Being Ordered Into Unoccupied Bldg Fire

Here is an interesting situation that adds to the ever-ongoing discussion of when we go in and when we don’t. IMO: Like much of what we do-it depends on size up, conditions, immediately available resources, and information determined by the OIC who may be the first arriving fire officer, chief, or in some cases, a...
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UPDATE: VIRGINIA FIREFIGHTER TREVOR BROWN DIES IN THE LINE OF DUTY, Updated Radio Traffic

As you know, there was an explosion at a residence in Sterling (Loudoun County, VA) that resulted in the loss of one of the Loudoun County Combined Fire & Rescue members and injuries to multiple fire and rescue personnel. The fallen firefighter has been identified as Firefighter Trevor Brown (pictured) of the Sterling Volunteer Fire...
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BE MY VALENTINE!

We hope that you and yours are having a wonderful Valentine’s Day. Hopefully, you received the candy and flowers we sent you. Yes-from us. Ignore whatever your card says. WE sent that 🙂 But on a serious note…..today is also…National Organ Donation Day! So along with the Billy Moon Foundation, with Billy’s wife, kids, and family, we...
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FIRE ACT & SAFER GRANTS TO EXPIRE (Your Quick/Easy Action is Requested)

Has your department ever received a FIRE ACT or SAFER program grant? Good.  Now it’s time for you to please just take just one minute to keep that program alive for your and all applying departments. Please share this with your local/mutual aid FD’s, state, and regional fire organizations. IT’S A BIG DEAL because unless action is...
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FALLEN PLAINFIELD NJ FIREFIGHTER MARQUES “HUDDY” HUDSON FUNERAL ANNOUNCED

A funeral service celebrating the life of Plainfield Firefighter Marques “Huddy” Hudson (who died in the Line of Duty at the Emerson Avenue house fire last week) has been scheduled to be held at Plainfield High School, as follows: VIEWING (Friday) Friday, February 2, 2024, 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM Plainfield High School, 950 Park Avenue, Plainfield, NJ...
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