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Friday, April 1, 2016

Fire Rescue 1 Newsletter


 
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TOP NEWS
LODD: Houston cadet dies in training
Texas volunteer firefighter, 2 kids killed in crash
2 FDNY EMTs propose at graduation ceremony
Fire kills 6 adults, 3 kids, no water for fire truck: A house fire in the First Nation of Pikangikum killed nine people after a fire truck was unable to control the fire
Jury acquits man in crash that killed off-duty firefighter: Paul Dennehy was found not guilty of motor vehicle homicide in the crash that killed firefighter Kevin Regan
3 firefighters injured in Chicago fire truck crash: The firefighters were taken to the hospital and are listed in good-to-fair condition
RI fire capt. seriously hurt in fire
Union votes 'no confidence' in Del. fire chief
Pa. fire chief injured in fire vehicle collision
Firefighters transport boy, 10, to hospital in fire truck
Brain cancer survivor, 12, becomes honorary firefighter
FFs rescue girl from laundry chute
Come Feel the New Firecoat Comfort Trim
It's FDIC time - see you at 3M's booth #701. Stop by to feel the brand new 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material - Series 5600 Fire Coat Comfort Trim. You could score a prize, too.
In the meantime, learn more about the new trim and stay connected.
Fire Suppression Tactics and Strategy
Help your officers better understand, analyze, and evaluate the scope, magnitude, and duration of incidents! This course trains officers to reduce risks posed to firefighters and civilians through virtual simulations.
Contact the Alabama Fire College for more info!
EDITOR'S NOTE
First Nation fire too close for comfort
By Rick Markley, FR1 Editor-in-Chief
Fire safety is morally and financially less costly to maintain than it is to rebuild after generations of neglect and erosion.
Fire safety epidemic 
FIRE QUIZZES
Ropes and knots: Test your knowledge
By FR1 Staff
How did you do? Make sure to share your results and challenge your colleagues to match or beat your score.
Practice makes perfect 
PRODUCT VIDEOS
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PRODUCT NEWS
Streamlight Debuts 18650 Lithium Ion Battery and Charger
PPE Software tracks, controls and manages PPE inventory
More Product News
FR1 EXCLUSIVE
IBM advises FD on reducing 911 calls
By Andrea Fox, FR1 Contributor
Memphis is looking at data-driven backing for community paramedicine to a public-shaming campaign to rein in costs.
Data-driven change 
FIRE CHIEF DIGITAL
Why firefighters take their own lives
By Cathy Sivak, FR1 Contributor
Firefighter suicide is finally getting the attention it deserves; now that we're talking about it, here are steps to prevent suicides.
Service support 
TIP OF THE WEEK
Putting tools in the right pockets
A good rule is to place tools that are for rescue in the right pocket and tools that are for life in the left pocket. Tools for life are for survival and tools for rescue are for fireground operations.
Handy guide 
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628Top 10 locations for landing a firefighting job
436Off-duty firefighter killed by falling tree
413Fire truck design: Is black the new chrome?
371Pa. firefighter describes being trapped in blaze
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