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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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August 22, 2016

The FDIC 2017 Scholarship nominations are now open. Send that deserving firefighter from your department to the largest training show around. Details HERE.

Speaking of FDIC, register now for an upcoming webcast on Positive Pressure Attack. Chief Chris Garcia will present the details in this event sponsored by Ventry Solutions, Inc.

Registration is open for the NFFF 2nd Annual National Stair Climb. Find all the details here to register and climb - even if you can't make it to New York City - HERE.

Fireground tactics is our theme for August. What issues and challenges has your department faced in understanding the latest fire behavior research? Send your comments in an email so that we can share them in a later story.
Bill Carey, Online News Manager

Forest Service Hotshot Laid to Rest 

$subtitles.get($x)Beebe was a member of the Lolo Hotshots based in Missoula, one of a number of elite Forest Service crews called to fight the most dangerous wildfires in the West. 

Firefighting Operations: Windshield Survey 

$subtitles.get($x)The ability to quickly determine the extent of the incident and an estimate of the community impact are critical to developing a common operating picture, developing a plan to respond to the incident, and initiating community recovery. 

Safety and Health: Creating a Firefighter Peer Support Team 

$subtitles.get($x)The Illinois Fire Fighter Peer Support Team’s mission is to help firefighters understand and embrace their humanness. We are not superheroes; that is simply a story made up of ink on paper-it isn’t real. 

Brooklyn Two-Alarm Fire with Audio 

Companies go to work on this house fire on Bay Parkway. See More Videos

Gallery: Mundelein, IL Excavator Rollover 

$subtitles.get($x)Firefighters extricated a pinned excavator operator. (Tim Olk photo) See More Galleries

British Columbia Four-Alarm Apartment Fire 

First arriving crews found heavy fire from multiple units and roof involvement. Read More from Fire EMS Blogs
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