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Friday, July 15, 2016

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Ill. captain dies during training
Camps help females prep for firefighter jobs
Texas FF stabbed at Wal-Mart
2 more SC FFs, 1 medic fired for Facebook posts: The lay offs come days after a captain was fired for threatening to run over Black Lives Matter protesters
Utah bill will let authorities disable drones near wildfires: Authorities could shoot down or use technology that jams signals to crash drones
Upgrades to unsafe train cars could take 15 years: Officials have touted the rules as a key piece of their efforts to stave off future disasters
NH firefighter injured in blaze
SC fire station re-opens after Capt's. Facebook post firing
Medical marijuana may cost NJ firefighter his job
Nev. firefighter hurt in fatal crash out of hospital
Man who fatally shot Md. FF indicted
9/11 museum's major exhibition rife with reality
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Why fire service data matters
By Billy Hayes, FR1 Columnist
Knowing the fire department's season and career stats are key to being an all star in the game of protecting life and property.
Power in numbers 
3 rules for telling a memorable EMS grant story
By Rachel Stemerman, FR1 Columnist
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10 EMT skills that are obsolete (or soon will be)
By Kelly Grayson, FR1 Contributor
Each of these 10 skills is something we used to commonly do, but are rarely, if ever, used any longer.
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FF endures extreme heat in locked car
Pa. firefighters free trapped fox
1,125LODD: firefighter fall from helicopter during training
767Firefighter among 2 stabbed at Texas Wal-Mart
573NH fire, police show up for autistic boy’s playdate
438Fire truck, car collision kills 2
403Dedicated to service: 40-year veteran firefighter gets promoted
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