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A 29 year old 10 year veteran Macon County (Georgia) Firefighter is in critical condition after he was struck in the head by a hose line. It happened around 1600 hours Saturday, when Firefighter Darrell Plank was preparing to operate at a house fire in a rural area. While Firefighter Plank was gearing up, other firefighters began to stretch a line. The hose caught, it snagged and hit FF...
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TX FIREFIGHTER KILLED, 2 INJURED AT 4-ALARM SHOPPING CENTER FIRE
One firefighter is dead after a massive 4-alarm fire at a Northwest Side shopping center Thursday night, the San Antonio Fire Department said. Fire crews responded to the blaze in the 6700 block of Ingram Road about 9:12 p.m.
Due to the time of day and there being a gym in the shopping center, crews performed a search and rescue...
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We are thrilled to pass on that Chief Keith Bryant, Oklahoma City Fire Chief, Advisory Committee Member of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and Past President of the IAFC - will be appointed as the US Fire Administrator.


We have been friends with Keith for many years...and what a great choice! Keith is someone who has always and will always focus on the fire safety needs of...
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This will take you 2 minutes. I promise.
The IAFC* and the IAFC Safety, Health and Survival Section working with the FSTAR program is looking for you to provide some quick insight into the needs firefighter medical physicals for career and volunteers.
If you have an interest, influence or have been involved in fire department physical discussions or programs, please take 2 minutes and...
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Department Physicals Survey

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Here is another example where change was finally made after a CLOSE CALL nearly took Firefighters lives. Two Massachusetts firefighters were nearly caught in a flashover when old radio equipment left their calls for help unanswered.

The Auburn Firefighters, Scott Davis and Lt. Justin Brigham, were called in to fight a mutual aid fire in Oxford on Jan. 2. They made a mayday call...but no...
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Alarming Silence: Equipment Issue Nearly Killed Firefighters

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52 Year Old KENTUCKY FIREFIGHTER LODD-MEDICAL
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It's with deep regret that we pass on to you that Montgomery County Fire/EMS (Kentucky) has once again suffered another LODD a few days ago. Firefighter / Paramedic James "Dewon" Wells suffered a medical emergency leading to his death. He apparently became ill at work (numbness in his mouth and headache) and went home for the...
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While certainly a good story for the media, this is a good reminder for us of what should be expected-and why we prepare. In this case, this Alabama Firefighter stretching the line appears to be fully geared up, perfect.
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WATCH: Alabama firefighter narrowly escapes explosion

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Justin Conley
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The Fireman's home.
I'm not talking about where firefighters live as active firefighters-but where they go after that. And as far as I know, there are only two "fireman homes" in the United States.
A "fireman's home" is a retirement home for firefighters that have few other options when they get older....
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The New Jersey Firemen's Home

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Hope has faded in the search for a missing British Columbia (Canada) Fire Chief feared to have been swept away in swollen creek. Chief Clayton Cassidy, 59, of Cache Creek is feared to have been swept away as he was last known to be checking creek water near a campground-his buggy was found nearby.
Chief Cassidy was given a Medal of Good Citizenship by the B.C. government last year for his...
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The 2017 A. Michael Mullane Firefighter Health and Safety Symposium addresses fire fighter occupational safety, health and surivival issues and provides the knowledge and tools necessary to keep fire fighters and paramedics safe, now and in the future.

An expanded line-up of sessions includes critical topics such as fire fighter health and safety, cancer research and treatment,...
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Reports of at least 1 Firefighter down moments ago from an active shooter in Dallas. Initial reports are that the Firefighter is in surgery and is very critical.
Numerous Dallas area news outlets are covering this breaking story.

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FOX4 News Dallas-Fort Worth - Headlines, Weather, Sports | KDFW

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ARKANSAS FIRE CHIEF STRUCK AND KILLED
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We regret to pass on that an Arkansas volunteer Fire Chief was killed in the Line of Duty yesterday. He was struck by a vehicle while working during storms in north-central Arkansas.
Cove Creek/Pearson Fire Chief Doug Decker died early yesterday (Sunday) after being struck by a vehicle on...
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Just a quick reminder that Tuesday evening is one of two major fundraising social events for the Firefighter Cancer Support Network.

ON TUESDAY 4-24-2017-1830 Hours
COMEDY VS...
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Just a quick reminder that Tuesday evening is one of two major fundraising social events for the Firefighter Cancer Support Network.

ON TUESDAY 4-24-2017-1830 Hours
COMEDY VS CANCER!
INDIANAPOLIS MARRIOTT DOWNTOWN (Right next to the Convention Center)
Doors open at 6:30 p.m., the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Your $20 donation includes open seating and non-alcoholic beverages with a cash...
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FCSN presents Comedy Night at FDIC 2017 to battle firefighter cancer - Firefighter Cancer Support Network

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Details on services to pay final respects to FDNY Firefighter William Tolley, who died in the Line of Duty yesterday have been set:

WAKE:
Wake will be held on Tuesday, April 25, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., and on Wednesday, April 26, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Chapey and Sons Funeral Home at 20 Hicksville Road in Bethpage, Long Island, NY..
FUNERAL:
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It is with deep regret that we announces the line of duty death of Firefighter William N. Tolley. Firefighter Tolley, 42, was assigned to Ladder 135 and bravely served the Department for 14 years. Firefighter Tolley was critically injured while fighting a 2-alarm fire in Queens. He was transported to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. Firefighter Tolley is...
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As you will remember, on April 17, 2013, an ammonium nitrate explosion occurred at the West Fertilizer Company in West, Texas, 18 miles north of Waco, while Firefighters were operating the fire at the facility.

Fifteen people were killed,12 were Firefighters and EMT's-more than 160 were injured, and more than 150 buildings were damaged or destroyed. Investigators have confirmed that...
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CSB West TX Incident Animation

What can the ammonia refrigeration industry learn about this incident? http://taocompliance.com/news/?p=783

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You don't wanna miss this.
In support of Lion's "Not in Our House" firefighter cancer awareness campaign, three Chicago Fire TV show actors (Battalion Chief Boden, "Sr Man" Firefighter Herrmann and District Chief Walker-who is actually a real CFD Chief and FDIC instructor!) will be at FDIC in LION's booth (1222) on Friday, April 28 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m!
The actors will be there and have...
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Not in Our House FDIC 2017 | LION

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The Maryland man who shot and killed a Firefighter and critically injured another on Friday April 15 of last year has been sentenced to 4 years to be served in a penitentiary.
PGFD Firefighters had indications of a valid medical emergency when they forced their way into that home when the homeowner, Darrell Lumpkin, opened fire.
19 year old volunteer Firefighter Kevin Swain (Morningside...
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PGFD Suffers a Line of Duty Death and Serious Injury

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Jason Wheatley
Thomas Reopell Jr
Karen Corrigan