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Hot Shots 3/17
Recent fires from around the country.
Posted on Wed, 01 Mar 2017 10:11:00 GMT

Health & Wellness: 5 Simple Nutrition Changes
Jason Brahm offers easy-to-follow steps for improve nutrition and overall health.
Posted on Wed, 01 Mar 2017 13:12:00 GMT

Tentative Settlement in PA Fire Dept. Bankruptcy Case
Conneaut Lake Volunteer Fire Dept. has $1.6 million in outstanding mortgage debt, interest and penalties and filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2015.
Posted on Sat, 25 Mar 2017 21:02:59 GMT

CA Firefighter Saves Dog With Mouth-to-Snout CPR
A Santa Monica firefighter saved a lifeless dog from an apartment fire and resuscitated him after 20 minutes of mouth-to-snout rescue breathing and CPR.
Posted on Sat, 25 Mar 2017 14:56:43 GMT

Plane Crashes into GA House, Catches Fire
A Cessna Citation I aircraft went down in Cobb County and caught fire.
Posted on Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:54:40 GMT

Firefighter Douse Fire on 68th Floor of Miami's Tallest Tower
Fire broke out in Brickell apartment tower that's still under construction. There were no injuries reported.
Posted on Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:49:58 GMT

Arson Suspected in HIstoric MN Church Fire
A historic church that has long served as a landmark in Morrison County was destroyed by fire.
Posted on Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:46:56 GMT

CA Fire Engine Hit by Car While Responding to Crash
Because the engine crew had to get to the initial crash site in Redwood Estates, it summoned the Subaru driver to follow them to that scene.
Posted on Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:38:11 GMT

The Dangers of Single-Family Dwellings
John Tippett shares two techniques that any department can use to learn from LODDs to prevent future tragedies.
Posted on Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:27:35 GMT

Tippett Jr. Named Interim Fire Chief in Charleston, SC

Posted on Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:12:10 GMT

Residents Escape Wind-Fueled TX Fire
A four-alarm fire destroyed an eight-unit building in Irving.
Posted on Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:36:50 GMT

Whitehouse Rescue Squad in NJ Gets Heavy Rescue
In Readington Township, NJ, the Whitehouse Rescue Squad placed into service a 2017 KME heavy rescue.
Posted on Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:31:27 GMT

AL Firefighter Dies After Completing Shift
Demopolis Lt. Christopher Lane died after he returned home from a shift.
Posted on Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:24:47 GMT

Firefighters Remember Fallen IA Colleague
"If I needed something done, and I wanted it done right, I went to Steve," Lt. Doug Neys said at the funeral.
Posted on Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:17:36 GMT

Foul Odor Closes FL Dispatch Center
Two Broward County 911 workers were taken to the hospital because of a foul odor in the call center.
Posted on Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:58:16 GMT

CA Fire District Stops Plan to Seize Land for Station
Residents have forced Menlo Park's fire district to halt plans to take land to build a new fire station.
Posted on Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:52:30 GMT

Frantic 911 Calls Report Seriousness of KS Blaze
Call-takers received 69 calls, many of them frantic, reporting the Overland Park fire that spread to homes.
Posted on Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:48:23 GMT

From Research to Real Life
Derek Alkonis offers strategies for implementing research findings into your departmental tactics.
Posted on Wed, 01 Mar 2017 13:00:00 GMT

IL Fire Dept. Gets OK for $252K Ambulance Purchase
The Maryville Board of Trustees unanimously approved an expenditure of $252,000 for the purchase of a 2017 ambulance.
Posted on Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:58:27 GMT

Dozens Escape Houston Group Home Fire
A southwest Houston group home housing 29 people went up in flames early Thursday morning.
Posted on Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:56:15 GMT

NH Fire Chief Puts Towns on Notice About Ambulance Service Limits
The Keene Fire Department might not be there someday to provide backup ambulance service to surrounding towns if things don't change.
Posted on Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:52:46 GMT

Report: Pittsburgh FFs Need Training in Escaping Fires
The in-house review of a Wilkinsburg fire that injured seven says firefighters need more training in escaping fires.
Posted on Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:43:41 GMT

Study Highlights Effects of Forearm and Head Cooling During Firefighting and Rehab
Susan Yeargin looks at cooling gastrointestinal temperatures, heart rate and thermal sensation.
Posted on Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:09:49 GMT

CT House Fire Displaces Nine Residents
Nine people have been displaced after a house fire on Rowe Street in New Haven.
Posted on Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:29:47 GMT

NY Firefighters Battle Furniture Store Fire
Firefighters worked to put out a fire that broke out at the Wood Grain furniture store in Cadyville.
Posted on Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:23:44 GMT



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