Register now for the webcast "Understanding Siren Limitations and Intersection Crashes" with Chris Daly of Drive to Survive on Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment. Details HERE.
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Do you know someone who should be recognized for their contributions to education and training in the fire service? Nominate them for the Fire Engineering/ISFSI George D. Post Instructor of the Year Award. Details HERE. Bill Carey, Online News/Blog Manager
A member of FDNY Rescue 1 practicing with the portable Kerotest acetylene unit. Carried inside a canvas backpack, the oxyacetylene torch set could be operated in remote locations. (Photo courtesy of the Paul Hashagen collection.)
Paramedics tend to a person who was injured after an apparatus used to launch pumpkins into the air exploded at the World Championship Punkin Chunkin Contest in Bridgeville, Del. (Kyle Grantham/The Wilmington News-Journal via AP)