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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

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Dear FireRescue1 Subscriber,
Great advances in everything from technology, to science, to management practices are often built by adaptations of similar concepts. While we can’t predict the future, we can see what is on the horizon. Take a look at some of the major breakthroughs that hold the most promise for being adopted by the fire service in this special report.
— FireRescue1 Team
TOP NEWS
LODD: Houston fire capt. dies 4 years after fatal hotel fire
Wind conditions should ease, helping crews battle wildfires
London's first female fire commissioner talks tackling sexism, macho image
Canadian firefighter's suicide ruled an LODD: The ruling qualifies Ernie Dombrowski’s widow to receive $3,000 a month in survivor's benefits
Hundreds more Iowa firefighters affected by bogus certs: An additional 739 firefighters in 94 departments were told this week that they should not have been granted certifications
SC firefighters push to carry firearms on duty: The law currently only allows law enforcement officers to carry firearms at emergency scenes
Firefighter killed attempting to fix hacked billboard
Retired firefighter knocked out battling own garage fire
Camp empowers, inspires girls to pursue fire, EMS careers
Over 40 firefighter positions threatened due to budget struggles
Former fire dept. treasurer pleads guilty to stealing $5.6M
Fallen FDNY firefighter's kids play baseball with MLB team
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EDUCATION & TRAINING
How to fight a food truck fire
By Robert Rielage, FR1 Columnist
Food trucks and carts are a fast-growing gastro rage that pack enough wallop when they catch fire to do real damage, and they are largely unregulated.
Tactical considerations 
LEADING THE TEAM
How to build self-motivated firefighters
By Linda Willing, FR1 Columnist
All organizations will falter and ultimately fail if the only motivators are punishment and reward.
Intrinsic motivation 
PRODUCT NEWS
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WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
How would you handle crummy CPR?
This kitchen-table discussion explores how to handle coming on to a scene where first responders are using poor CPR techniques on a patient.
Watch the video 
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347Texas firefighter who suffered heart attack recovering
343Fire dept. debuts ATV ambulance for isolated, crowded calls
245LODD: Houston fire capt. dies 4 years after fatal hotel fire
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