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FIREFIGHTER CRUSHED BY FIRE APPARATUS ENGINE-Critical

All, An Arizona Firefighter is in critical condition after he was crushed by a fire apparatus engine, yesterday, Friday. The Gila Bend (Phoenix area) Firefighter had been performing maintenance on the rigs engine when it came down on him. The Firefighter was airlifted to the hospital in life-threatening, critical condition. KHIYP’s Take Care. Be Careful....
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IMPORTANT-From The L.A. City FD

The following was sent by the Los Angeles City Fire Department to share with all Firefighters. Please pass this on and share it far and wide. It applies to EVERY Firefighter, Fire Officer & Chief everywhere. As you know, last Thursday, February 15th, LA City Firefighters responded to a truck on fire, which sent 9 Firefighters to the hospital after...
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“IN COMMAND” – Fire Captain Sues After Being Ordered Into Unoccupied Bldg Fire

ll, 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,...
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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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BC LODD, FF DOWN IN NH, MN LODD’S FUNERAL, FD Policy, What FF’s Want, Loudoun Update

We regret to pass on that  Philadelphia Fire Battalion Chief John Garrow died in the Line of Duty on Monday after suffering a medical emergency while on duty. Chief Garrow spent 32 years with PFD. Our deepest condolences to all those affected. Rest In Peace. =FIREFIGHTER DOWN IN NEW HAMPSHIRE-CPR A fire destroyed a home in Kingston,...
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Firefighters & Gas Differences – Tips from Training

As you know, last week a CNG vehicle explosion occurred in Los Angeles, injuring nine Firefighters. An FDNY tip has been developed on CNG vehicle fires. An additional FDNY tip has also been developed that discusses fighting fires in an LPG-fueled vehicle vs. a CNG-fueled vehicle. It is vitally important for every Firefighter and Fire Officer to recognize the difference...
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