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  • Painesville Township seeking 3.5-mill additional levy for fire services 20 Sep 2017 04:24 News Herald Painesville Township is asking voters to approve a 3.5-mill additional levy on Nov. 7 to support its fire department. According to the Lake County Auditor’s Office, it will cost taxpayers $122.50 annually per $100,000 valuation in property. The levy will …
  • Bucksport High School to offer firefighting classes 18 Sep 2017 20:01 The Ellsworth American BUCKSPORT — So you want to be a firefighter? Bucksport High School and the Bucksport Fire Department have partnered to offer a new course in firefighting skills and knowledge for RSU 25 students aged 16 and older. Starting this month, the junior …
  • China becomes Airbus Helicopters’ largest market 15 Sep 2017 12:46 FinancialExpress.com Airbus Helicopters is the civil market leader with a 40 per cent market share of about 260 helicopters in China. (Reuters) Airbus Helicopters received a record 49 orders last year in China, making the country its largest civil market in terms of bookings, …
  • For Louisville Firefighters, 9/11 Attacks Reinforced Call To Duty 12 Sep 2017 03:12 WFPL Around the world Monday, people have been recalling the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington D.C. that claimed thousands of lives. Hundreds of firefighters were killed while responding and trying to save victims. On this 16th …
  • Group gets new fire-rescue boat 21 Aug 2017 10:06 NWAOnline GARFIELD -- The Northeast Benton County Volunteer Fire Department took delivery of its new fire-rescue boat Aug. 9. NEBCO board chair Kara Funk said the boat, which cost $365,000, is used for fighting fires, as a mobile fire hydrant on Beaver Lake and for …
  • Fire-Medic Teresa Uzel To Be Honored With Space Coast Public Service Lifetime Achievement Award 20 Aug 2017 04:06 SpaceCoastDaily.com destiny was to help and saving others The second annual Space Coast Public Service Awards & Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held Saturday, September 23, inside the Maxwell C. King Center For the Performing Arts. Seating is now available so don …
  • Firefighters working hard to prepare for first New Haven Fire Muster and Expo 19 Aug 2017 15:19 Wane FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) -The New Haven Fire Muster and Expo will offer friendly competitions between firefighting teams. Fire Muster Coordinator Ray Easterly, Fire Chief Josh Hale and Denny Gear who runs the Fort Wayne Fire Fighters Museum, all came on …
  • Fire Report: Assist In Matteson, Training Goes On 10 Aug 2017 05:33 E News Park Forest A truck and gear of the Park Forest Fire Department. (Photo: Gary Kopycinski) Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- In this week’s fire report, the Park Forest Fire Department responded to Matteson for a report of smoke in a building. Good news, the PFFD was only …
  • Hampton, Newport News fire departments offer new orientations for applicants 03 Jul 2017 11:05 Daily Press There's a saying Battalion Chief Wesley Rogers has heard several times in his time at Newport News Fire Department: A good firefighter is a jack of all trades but a master of none. Being a firefighter-medic isn't just about fighting fires. " …
  • Armor Express Awarded Major Contract with Florida’s Orange County Fire Rescue Department to Outfit Firefighters and EMS Officers with Personal Protection Equipment 08 Jun 2017 13:11 GlobeNewswire CENTRAL LAKE, Mich., June 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Central Lake Armor Express, Inc. ("Armor Express"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance body armor solutions, is pleased to announce today that the Company has been …
  • News | Guest MINDSETTER™ Morse: It’s Time to Arm Firefighters 29 May 2017 13:35 Go Local Prov Email to a friend Permalink Monday, May 29, 2017 Guest MINDSETTER™ Michael Morse   Morse says it is time to arm firefighters As much as I hate the idea, I now believe that it is time to arm Fire/EMS.  For years I preached that it is against everything …
  • Radio traffic details chaotic scene before firefighter's death 20 May 2017 20:13 Houston Chronicle At least one firefighter was injured when battling a blaze that erupted at about 9 p.m. near Ingram and Wurzbach roads. At least one firefighter was injured when battling a blaze that erupted at about 9 p.m. near Ingram and Wurzbach roads. Photo: Jacob …
  • Fairdale students test their skills with simulated car vs. bus crash 16 May 2017 19:40 WAVE LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A simulated deadly accident is leaving a lasting impression on Jefferson County Public Schools students.   The Human Services Program at Fairdale High School, 1001 Fairdale Rd., put students at the scene of a mock crash giving them …
  • Firefighters improve service in 2016 10 May 2017 23:18 Farmington Independent This week work is underway to recruit 16 new firefighters to the existing 60 member volunteer team. A recruitment orientation session was slated to take place this Wednesday evening at Fire Station 1, and all-day testing will be Saturday at Firehouse 2. A …
  • What 32 emergency agencies are doing at Lehigh Valley airport 26 Apr 2017 10:49 Lehigh Valley PA It'll only be a drill, but it's designed to go a long way toward preparing for a real emergency response. Lehigh Valley International Airport on Saturday hosting what it calls "a full-scale disaster exercise of the Airport Emergency Plan.…
  • Teams Up with International Association of Fire Chiefs and American College of Emergency Physicians to Save Lives from Sudden Cardiac Arrest 25 Apr 2017 14:12 4-traders Three of the largest names in emergency medical services aim to train one million people in bystander CPR during World CPR Challenge, May 21-27 More than 350,000 Americans experience sudden cardiac arrest annually. Of those treated by EMS, only one in 10 …
  • Ex Firefighter Accused of Stealing From Toy Drive Program 21 Mar 2017 23:14 NBC Bay Area A 53-year-old woman who formerly worked as a San Bruno firefighter has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $25,000 from a toy drive program run by the department's firefighters' union, police said Tuesday. Holly Kaye Nelson, a …
  • College Station’s New Fire Chief Is On The Job 25 Feb 2017 01:41 WTAW Posted by Bill Oliver Featured Stories, News Friday, February 24th, 2017 A fifth generation Texan who has spent the last 12 years in Arizona feels like he’s back home. College Station’s new fire chief, Jonathan McMahan, was officially sworn in Friday …
  • Topeka fire chief finalists put ‘through the wringer’ 23 Feb 2017 04:36 The Topeka Capital-Journal The three finalists for the vacant Topeka fire chief’s job were put to the test Wednesday through a series of meetings, interviews and visits to fire department facilities. “We’ve put the guys through the wringer,” said interim city manager Doug Gerber, …
  • 6 important PPE items paramedics should be wearing, but aren't - 23 Feb 2017 01:23 EMS - News Email Print Comment We owe it to ourselves and our families to understand and use the PPE designed to protect us from line of duty injury or death Paramedics and EMTs have one of the most dangerous of occupations. In addition to the regular news of tragic …