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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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Public Safety Telecommunicator and Tactical Dispatcher
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FIREFIGHTER HUMOR
911: To call or not to call?
By Will Wyatt, FR1 Columnist
Some give only passing thought to this Shakespearean dilemma, while others suffer paralysis by analysis.
Educating the misguided 
APPARATUS 
Fire truck fuel additives: What you need to know
By Robert Avsec, FR1 Columnist
Diesel fuel additives serve an important role in protecting and enhancing a rig's engine. Here's the low down on them.
Increase performance 
PRODUCT NEWS
Blauer releases pathogen-resistant parka
By FR1 Staff
The parka comes in high visibility and dark navy with multiple external pockets.
Check it out 
LIFESTYLE & OFF-DUTY
Flow chart: What type of credit card should you pick?
By Megan Wells, FR1 Contributor
According to data, firefighters are 1.23 times more likely than other consumers to have a credit card. Are you selecting the correct one?
Find your fit 
FIRE SERVICE CHATS
How to recruit and retain volunteer firefighters
Chief Norvin Collins looks at practical ways to overcome the time demands placed on volunteers, which is the leading reason they quit.
Watch the video 
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947NY fire district ordered to remove US flag from rigs
388Calif. wildfire grows to 30K acres, 80K evacuated from homes
287NASA's artificial intelligence could be firefighters' 'guardian angel'
254US Air Force to change fire foam due to water contamination
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