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Friday, July 1, 2016

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July 1, 2016

Are communications part of your wildfire plan? David Paulison presents how to address communication and technology in your wildland/WUI operations HERE

Does your department review its progress reports? Greg Jakubowski's article looks at properly painting the picture for incoming companies HERE.

The National Fallen Firefighter Memorial Weekend in October will be here before we know it. Learn how you can honor a fallen firefighter from the past in their new section of the memorial walk HERE.

Bill Carey, Online News Manager

Michigan Crews Battle Massive Scrap Metal Fire 

$subtitles.get($x)Hot spots are still burning at a massive scrap metal fire that engulfed a metal recycling center last night in Walker, Mich. 


A Year to Remember: July 

Since 1998 NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) has investigated all duty related firefighter deaths. This is an impartial fact finding mission. Many of these investigations have resulted in NIOSH Line of Duty Death reports. These reports have served as a valuable tool for many classes and can also serve as a daily devotional to honor our fallen brothers and sisters. 

Tips for Effectively Communicating with the Media 

$subtitles.get($x)You’ve gone to classes to learn how to control a fire or emergency scene, but have you taken any time to learn how to control the media? Yes, you can control the media and even turn them into an asset. Let’s take a closer look at how. 

Alabama Helmet Cam 

Structure Fire Response to a fire in a private dwelling. The fire was quickly extinguished with an offensive attack and crews worked to check for hot spots.  See More Videos

Gallery: Marines and Firefighters Participate in USAR Training 

Chief Warrant Officer 3 William Wangaman, right, the deputy planner with Defense Security Cooperation Agency, and Cpl. Ronald Seagrave, a rifleman with 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, cuts through a concrete block with a saw during urban search and rescue training at Treasure Island.  See More Galleries

Jumpseat Radio: Firefighter Size-up! 

This weeks podcast will look at the basic principles of 'jumpseat ready' and how we all can keep a constant and consistent size up going throughout our days. Either responding from home or while at the station we should always be ready for our next response. Read More from Fire EMS Blogs
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