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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Fire Rescue 1 Newsletter

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TOP NEWS
FDNY firefighters, police brawl at charity football game
Memphis FF died of natural causes
Pa. FF recovering after fall from roof
Report: Missteps factor in 2 Kan. firefighters' deaths: The 71-page report said the firefighters were in an alley to protect a fire engine when a wall collapsed
Ex-fire chief serves wrongful-termination papers at board meeting:The township manager said Rich Marinucci resigned as chief, but Marinucci claims he was fired without cause
Firefighter-paramedic resigns after X-rated selfie surfaces: The photo was posted to the department's Facebook page after being sent via a dating site
Assistant fire chief killed in crash
FF electrocuted, killed while horseback riding
4 locked-in kids die in house fire
Group wants to halt $2 million fire station plan
Former fire district bookkeeper gets 33 months for embezzling $444K
Dallas firefighters find drunk stowaway on rig
Preparing for Widespread Power Outages: What First Responders Need to Know
While congressional committee meetings on this subject demonstrate that federal authorities are starting to think about such a disaster, not enough discussion is happening at the state and local level.
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PRODUCT NEWS
How to buy an emergency incident-management system
By Robert Avsec, FR1 Columnist
Look for these six features when adding technology to incident management, especially for large-scale incidents.
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EMS GRANTS HELP
3 overlooked resources in EMS grant writing
By Rachel Stemerman, FR1 Columnist
Surrounding yourself with resources and support is a great way to get a leg up on the competitive grant landscape.
Use a 'Grant Writing Tip Sheet' 
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FIRE CHIEF
Why active shooters and MCIs are different animals
By Dennis Ortiz, FR1 Contributor
When teaming with police, fire and EMS need different tactics and tools for both scenarios.
Be patient-centric 
THE QUESTION
Does direction of hand line rotation matter during interior firefighting?
By FR1 Staff
A former firefighter suggests letting each firefighter pick their own direction and stick to it.
Find your fit 
ORIGINAL VIDEO
Big rig rescue: Lesson 1
This lesson breaks down the five steps of effective extrication involving large vehicles and focuses on shoring.
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2 Detroit FFs injured battling fire
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1,6224 reasons you shouldn't become a firefighter
739Boy, 7, wakes up dad, pair escapes house fire
526Firefighter accused of throwing helmet at oncoming vehicle put on leave
498Philly fire dept. cracks down on bogus 911 calls
436Fire rips through grade school dorm, kills 18 schoolgirls
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