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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

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October 19, 2016

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

Videos: Portland Firefighters Injured in Explosion 

$subtitles.get($x)A multi-story building was heavily damaged from what fire officials called a "significant explosion." Neighbors spoke of the explosion blowing out windows and feeling like an earthquake. (Portland Fire Rescue photo) 

PPA Deconstructed: The Value of Ventilation 

$subtitles.get($x)While almost every apparatus has a fan on it, PPA is still a very polarizing tactic. 

Wildland: Fire Front Following 

$subtitles.get($x)At every rank, at every level of supervision, we must recognize that this fact of overwhelming intensity produced by the current wildland fire environment is a condition that at times cannot be beaten-no matter what we commit to that mission. 

Leadership: Being the Varsity 

$subtitles.get($x)There is no constitutional right to be a firefighter, and professionalism has nothing to do with pay status. If you want to be regarded by the public and your fellow firefighters as the “best of the best”-earn it. 

Popular Science Honors Scott Sight with 2016 “Best of What’s New” Award 

$subtitles.get($x)“From life-saving technology to incredible space engineering, to gadgets that are just breathtakingly cool, this is the best of what’s new.” 

Stretching the First Hoseline 

$subtitles.get($x)Rick Lasky, Terry McGrath, Jerry Wells and Jeremy Porter talk about the first hoseline 
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