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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

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June 22, 2016

Join us on June 27 for a day-long webcast on Cardiovascular and Chemical Exposure, with Fire Engineering Editor-in-Chief Bobby Halton and guests. Register now for this incredible event, sponsored by Globe. Details HERE

This week is the 2016 Safety Stand Down Week. Start with this web-based training on the safety culture from the IAFC and NVFCHERE.

This week's Humpday Hangout, sponsored by TenCate Fabricscovered active shooters, ballistic vests, 360 size-up and incident command. Check it out HERE
Bill Carey, Online News Manager

Rescues at Pennsylvania Apartment House Fire

$subtitles.get($x)The Chester City Fire Department along with multiple EMS units were dispatched to the intersection of 3rd and Yarnall for the reported structure fire with possible entrapment. Upon arrival crews had fire showing with multiple victims trapped on the 3rd floor fire escape.

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The First Five Minutes: Incident Command

$subtitles.get($x)The theme of the 2016 Safety Stand Down is “The First Five Minutes: Stretching the Initial Hoseline, Putting Water on the Fire.” FirefighterNation.com will share material from the National Volunteer Fire Council and the IAFC Safety, Health and Survival Section this week that you and your department can use in training.

Future Perfect

$subtitles.get($x)The desire to plan has resulted in the following cliche: If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail. Yet we find very little attention paid to the execution of plans and the process of midcourse planning corrections as opposed to writing the plans in the first place. And yes, there is a menu for failing. In fact, there are at least 10 good reasons you can fail at any planning effort.

Kids Get Firefighting Experience at Roseville Camp

$subtitles.get($x)Dozens of kids are getting an experience of a lifetime at the Kids Fire Camp at the Roseville Fire Training Center. "This is our future. These are the kids who can become firefighters later on," Joe Lapenna said. He is a firefighter for the Roseville Fire Department, who helped coordinate the camp.See More Videos

Potrero, California Wildfire Photos

$subtitles.get($x)Lakeside firefighters Joe Vasquez, left, and David Csik walk around a house as Lakeside Fire Capt. Jon Jordan watches large flames burn toward the home on Highway 94 south of Potrero Calif., on Monday, June 20, 2016. An intensifying heat wave stretching from the West Coast to New Mexico threatened to make the fight against Southern California wildfires more difficult Monday.. See More Galleries

Rescuing Providence: Fire Department in Ruins

$subtitles.get($x)No Chief. No Assistant Chief. No Safety Chief. No EMS Chief. No Chiefs at all at headquarters. No leadership, no nothing but politically appointed retired State Police staff. It’s an absolute disgrace. Read More from Fire EMS Blogs
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