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Monday, November 7, 2016

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November 7, 2016

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.

Watch 'Cardiovascular and Chemical Exposure Project' to learn the facts about what is being absorbed into your skin during fires. Register now to see this educational series sponsored by our friends at Globe HERE.

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

Management: Declining Membership and Increasing Medical Emergencies 

$subtitles.get($x)Why volunteer fire departments now serve primarily as medical providers and why their membership continues to decline. (Photo by Tina Gianos.) 

History: Novermber 1916 Fires 

$subtitles.get($x)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.) 

West Virginia House Fire Collapse 

$subtitles.get($x)See the collapse of this Williamstown house and then discuss the operations with your crew using the related FireRescue Magazine content. 

Russian Apartment Explosion 

$subtitles.get($x)Emergency rescue teams dig through rubble after an explosion at brick building in Ivanovo. (Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations photo via AP) 

Explosion at Pumpkin Launching Contest 

$subtitles.get($x)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) 

FirefighterNation Discussion 

$subtitles.get($x)What tools or hoselines are carried on your apparatus bumper? 

Video and Fireground Audio: 5-11 Alarm Fire in Chicago 

$subtitles.get($x)Large vacant industrial complex..numerous tower ladders, snorkel and turret wagon in operation early collapse captured..dispatch audio and some fireground traffic added” 
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