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Monday, August 15, 2016

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Dear FireRescue1 Subscriber,
It's time again for IAFC's Fire-Rescue International Convention and Expo. We will continue to update this page for coverage of the seminars and new firefighting products. If you are attending, visit us at Booth 24113 for some cool FireRescue1 and Fire Chief swag.
รข€” FireRescue1 Team
TOP NEWS
Vt. Hotshot killed battling Nev. wildfire
FFs shot at while putting out blazes in Wis. riots
Thousands evacuated, 3 dead in La. floods
Philly FFs get mandatory physicals, first time in decades: Firefighters must undergo a physical exam every two years and will be screened for medical conditions
Couple calls Va. fire dept. 1,100 times for help getting out of bed: Many patients use 911 as primary care because they are unable to afford anything else
Ore. FF's death reinforces importance of SCBA, PPE: Mark Burns suffered severe smoke inhalation after battling a blaze, leaving his lungs destroyed
5 firefighters injured in Ill. blaze
Ind. dept. receives drone to fight fires
Miss. firefighters aide in La. flood evacuations
Md. FFs 'Fill the Boot' for charity
Former Maine chief indicted on arson charge
Ohio town receives $1.8 million to hire 12 firefighters
Chicago Fire Department Puts R.O.S to the Test
A recent field test of the R.O.S platform by the Chicago Fire Department shows positive results by a number of CFD Ladder companies. Be sure to look over the result sheet.
Don't slip up! Get your ROS today
GETTING GRANTS
How to bridge the fire grant communication divide
By Jerry Brant, FR1 Columnist
The delays and frustrations with this year's fire grants can be avoided in coming years if applicants and FEMA better communicate.
Getting serious 
VOLUNTEER VOICE
Why the fire service must be a profession
By Robert Rielage, FR1 Columnist
Here's why the education demands and changed expectations make firefighting more of a profession and less of a vocation.
Crossing the threshold 
PRODUCT VIDEOS
Brenham Police Move to True Mobility with Motion Rugged Tablet Platforms
FEATURED DEALS 
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REALITY TRAINING
The dangers of gas-fed fires
Chief Wylie points out visual clues that these firefighters are dealing with at a gas-fed fire, and how to best handle them.
Watch the video 
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Ore. FFs capture 'firenado'
Texas fire truck burns at gas station
Rad-57: Quick and Noninvasive Assessment of CO Levels in the Blood
Enroll in the FireGrantsHelp Masimo Grant Assistance Program to receive electronic grant tools and notifications about upcoming grant opportunities.
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533Firefighters stamping down racism is a proud moment
472Firefighters shot at while putting out blazes in Wis. riots
465Volunteer fire dept. in Minn. receives new fire truck
344Fla. firefighters save kitten stuck in drain cap
315Ohio town receives $1.8 million to hire 12 firefighters
The One Pair of Boots You Need!
Enter to win a pair of STATION/WILDLAND 10'' Zipper/Speed-Lace from Globe and complement your structural firefighting boots. 
Deadline to Enter:
August 22, 2016
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