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Thursday, August 18, 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.
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NY fire district ordered to remove US flag from rigs
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IAFF will not endorse Clinton or Trump
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Ky court: FF, police pensions can be cut: A retired firefighter and police officer sued the city, arguing that the changes were unconstitutional and a violation of their pension contracts
W.Va. city aims to buy body armor for firefighters: The dept. is pursuing a $3,000 grant to purchase 15 vests
2 Calif. FFs hospitalized after wildfire
Texas FF fights blaze alone before help arrives
La. firefighter accidentally shot by another firefighter
Va. dept. changes uniforms to differentiate from cops
Dallas Fire-Rescue medics leave dept. after massive budget cuts
Mass. dept. receives $230K grant for SCBA gear
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4 steps to a faster fire attack
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Chief Ernie Rhodes provides some key points and examples on gaining access to engine compartment fires.
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