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Saturday, July 9, 2016

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Dear FireRescue1 Subscriber,
As we process the shock of last night's shooting and mourn with our Dallas brothers and sisters in blue, you can find our complete coverage of the shooting here along with insights on what the fire service can do.
— FireRescue1 Team
TOP NEWS
5 officers dead, 7 wounded in Dallas shooting
FF injured after tanker tips
Firefighters save American flag at house fire
DC firefighter on leave after Facebook rant: Norman Brooks posted a slew of inflammatory comments about police shootings to Facebook
NM chief charged with impersonating cop fired: The termination comes after months of public outcry over the chief’s questionable actions at FDIC
Alaska chief charged with DUI while driving dept. vehicle: Officials found one empty and one partially consumed beer in the truck
Former Pa. chief dies in crash
Woman uses volunteer firefighting to cope with daughter's death
Off-duty FF spots fire in vacant home
FEMA fire safety approval missing in most Trump hotels
Wash. firefighter still fighting flames after 50 years
NFL star donates $25K to hometown fire academy
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THE DOMINO EFFECT
Why fighting fire in dresses is bad form
By Mark van der Feyst, FR1 Columnist
Leaving off any component of protective gear exposes firefighters to short- and long-term risks.
Say no to the dress 
EDITOR'S NOTE
Fire and EMS takeaways from the Dallas shooting
By Rick Markley, FR1 Editor-in-Chief
The Dallas shooting brings home some horrifying realities for firefighters and medics.
Control what happens next 
VOLUNTEER VOICE
What happened: Firefighters, a gorilla and a toddler
By Robert Rielage, FR1 Columnist
Here's a fire-service look at how the Cincinnati Fire Department handled the rescue call for a 3-year-old trapped in a gorilla den.
Having a plan 
FIREFIGHTER HUMOR
5 signs you're an old firefighter
By Will Wyatt, FR1 Columnist
If you've used all or some of this museum-worthy equipment, you've been around the block a few times.
Over the hill? 
TIP OF THE WEEK
Keep webbing in hidden places
Webbing is a very versatile tool that can be used in many applications. Apart from storing in pockets, here are some other smart places to store webbing.
Check it out 
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663Putting the fire in fireworks: Firefighter proposes to girlfriend during 4th of July parade
533Flames destroy W.Va. fire station
489LODD: Mich. firefighter dies after surgery complications
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