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Friday, August 5, 2016

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August 5, 2016

The body of a toddler found during an abandoned house fire in Chicago continues with news of arrests HERE.

The London Fire Brigade said goodbye to one of their own who served during World War II HERE.

Firefighters in New Jersey faced exploding ammunition during this house fire.
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Arrest Made in Arson at New York Firefighter’s Home, Investigation Continues on Racist Letter 

Jurado has been arrested and charged with 2nd degree arson after police say he admitted to torching Kenneth Walker’s home. Walker is a member of Gratwick Hose Fire Company in North Tonawanda. According to police, Jurado lives across from Walker and was recently upset by his removal from the fire department. 

From the Editor: The Six-Sided Fire Service Equation 

$subtitles.get($x)When we consider our profession, it also has six sides: training, firehouse, fireground, administration, health and wellness, and working relationships. Although all of the above are frequent “events,” each can easily be ignored or mismanaged, with neglect often paling in comparison to mismanagement. 

Fire History: August 1916 Fires 

$subtitles.get($x)n this month’s column, I present historic fires or significant events in the fire service from August 1916. A reminder: Readers are encouraged to share information from their departments. 

Training at the Company Level, Part 2 

The planning and delivery of company-level training, including the challenges of scheduling, consistency, and quality. See More Videos

Gallery: Connecticut House Explosion 

$subtitles.get($x)Connecticut authorities say an explosion has destroyed a house in the north-central part of the state, and officials say seven people, including a young child, have been taken to hospitals. Authorities were searching what remained of the house for other possible victims. (David Owens/Hartford Courant via AP) See More Galleries

Breathe Clean Air In Your Station! 

$subtitles.get($x)Protect yourself and others from exposure to hazardous diesel exhaust fumes in the station. Our products are simple-to-use, safe, and built with a high-tolerance design. 

HazMat Nation: Rescue at Navy Drydock 

Firefighters in San Francisco were able to rescue a worker who fell into a confined space on a U.S. naval ship in dry dock in the city’s Dogpatch neighborhood. Read More from Fire EMS Blogs
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