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Thursday, April 7, 2016

Fire Rescue 1 Newsletter

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TOP NEWS
Mich. fire truck struck while blocking traffic on interstate
Firefighter facing discipline for wife's breastfeeding photo
Watch: Fire dept.'s viral video sheds light on cost of gear, equipment
LODD: Ala. firefighter dies following fire call: Charles Tucker, 56, was returning home with his son after responding to a call when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a logging trailer
Driver to face charges in crash that killed firefighter, 2 kids: The driver did not have a driver's license and will be charged with negligent homicide
Firefighter from '58 Chicago school inferno dies at 88: Joe Murray was one of the first to respond to the devastating 1958 blaze at a Catholic school that killed 92 students and three nuns
RI fire captain injury renews cyanide safety concerns
Firefighter caught golfing, partying on duty to be fired
Kan. firefighter critical after collapsing at fire
Fire chief performs CPR after man collapses at meeting
Detroit firefighter honored for rescuing girl at fatal fire
Texas fire dept. hires first female firefighter in 135-year history
Introducing the Dual Flash™ 2-Head LED Emergency Light
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Design Your Own Turnout Gear
Quaker Safety offers a broad selection of styles, materials and options - you can design your gear to meet your fire department's specific requirements
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FIREHOUSE FUNNIES
A firefighter? You want grow up to be what?
By Will Wyatt, FR1 Columnist
Pinning down why firefighters choose this career path is elusive and unique to each person; here's my best stab at it.
Sense of accomplishment 
FR1 EXCLUSIVE
Do fire departments need small, specialty vehicles?
By Frank R. Meyers, FR1 Contributor
Once the department decides it needs them, training on how to safely use them in the environment where they'll be deployed is criticalPractice often 
PRODUCT NEWS
Globe Reveals the Future of Turnout Gear and Supports Terry Farrell Firefighters Fund at FDIC International 2016
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THE QUESTION
12 secrets firefighters know that 'regular' people don't
By FR1 Staff
While some of these secrets may seem like common knowledge, the media and general public often do not know the intricacies of the fire service.
A giant playground 
FIRE CHIEF DIGITAL
The fire chief's role in firefighter mental health
By Linda Willing, FR1 Columnist
Fire chiefs play two critical roles in identifying and correcting firefighter mental-health issues: one at the macro level and one at the micro level.
Pattern detection 
FIREGROUND FLASH TIP
Advancing a hose line
Jason Hoevelmann looks at how crawling on all fours can be dangerous and detrimental when advancing hose line — and he shows you better methods.
Watch the video 
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Helmet cam: Roof footage
TV crew helps man escape wildfire
Attend Fire-Rescue International (FRI) 2016!
FRI provides senior-level leadership training on important topics impacting fire and emergency service leaders. The IAFC's commitment to excellence is seen throughout FRI-from the classroom to the expo, the IAFC delivers when it comes to quality and value.
www.iafc.org/fri
You Won't Look at Fire Coat Trim the Same Way Again
We asked firefighters what they wanted in their trim, and they told us - flexibility and breathability. Introducing the new 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material - Series 5600 Fire Coat Comfort Trim
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1,177Firefighter waiting for double lung transplant
991Brain cancer survivor, 12, becomes honorary firefighter
754Fireground attack: the officer's role
709Firefighters transport boy, 10, to hospital in fire truck
608Texas volunteer firefighter, 2 kids killed in crash
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