Climb for the Fallen – Join us on Saturday, Oct. 29 for the NFFF Second Annual National Stair Climb at Citi Field in New York City. Details are HERE to register and to do a virtual climb if you can’t be in New York. Bill Carey, Online News/Blog Manager
Bill Gustin and Bobby Halton tour Key Hose headquarters in Dothan, Alabama. It is one of the largest and most advanced hose production facilities in the world. Join them as they get a first-hand look at the production of hose from raw material to finished product. They sat down with some of the wonderful folks from Key Hose and discussed NFPA standards, annual flow testing, friction loss, heat resistance and the latest research and development going on at Key Hose.
Ten people lost their lives, including five firefighters, when flames tore through the Christian Brothers College. Exceptional firefighting held the fire to the front portion of the large building. (Photo courtesy of the Paul Hashagen collection.)
Christopher Taylor of the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control holds a pike pole during a ceremony at the New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial at the Empire State Plaza in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
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