"Firefighter Lee, without hesitation, and at extreme personal risk, dismounted into the high heat and black smoke that was now pushing violently from the top-floor windows. Once over the edge and on rope, Firefighter Lee was “blasted” with high heat. Visibility was zero. While being exposed to this extreme heat, he remained focused and continued to communicate and reassure Mr. Duffy."

FDIC 2017: FDNY Firefighter James Lee Jr. Named Courage and Valor Award Recipient

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LIVE with #FEtalk and our own Jordan Ponder and others discussing fitness, nutrition, health and more!

Fire Engineering Humpday Hangout: Focus on Firefighter Health and Safety

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Join us at 1:00 p.m. EST today with your questions and comments about health, fitness and nutrition, tagged #FEtalk, sponsored by TenCate Fabrics.

Fire Engineering Humpday Hangout: Focus on Firefighter Health and Safety

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The last people remaining at a Dakota Access pipeline protest camp prayed and set fire to a handful of wooden structures on Wednesday, hours ahead of a deadline set by the Army Corps of Engineers to close the camp.

North Dakota Pipeline Protestors Set Fire to Camp

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Helmet cam video from the first-due engine at this house fire in Victorville, CA. Your initial size-up report and actions...

California Helmet Cam: San Bernardino Fire

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Manhattan Box 1196, a 10-77 (residential high-rise fire) on the Upper West Side. Primary searches were delayed due to Collyers Mansion conditions.

Collyers Mansion, NYC Residential High-Rise

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Live with Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment Magazine in Ocala, Florida
Some residents are now voicing concern there aren’t more hydrants nearby.

Virginia Mansion Fire Highlights Lack of Hydrants

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Since the department had a large task of providing haz-mat response and mitigation to this vast area of target hazards, it had to expand and improve its response and vehicle. According to Captain Josh Varner, “Based on some past incidents that we responded to, we decided we needed to improve our resources.”

Big Hazmat

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The fire was caused by a control burn that breached the containment lines. Low humidity and moderate winds made it more difficult to contain.

Drone over Tennessee Wildfire | Wildland Firefighter

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At FDIC this “walk about” of sorts allows students to gain a very thorough understanding of building features and systems, in addition to many tips that can offer crews a strategic edge in those first few minutes, when most of the critical decisions are made. #FDIC #FDIC2017

FDIC 2017: Field High-Rise Technical Training

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Video from Queens Box 9424 where companies arrived to find fire showing from the 23rd floor of a residential high-rise.

Queens, Wind-Driven Fire

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The department said it's working to strike a balance between tradition and safety, but hopes new helmets help cut down on chronic neck injuries.

Indiana Fire Department Tests European Helmets

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The pilot reported a "catastrophic engine failure" moments before the plane crashed into a storage area at the rear of the mall.

Plane Crashes into Australian Shopping Mall

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It looks like we're going to work.

Texas Helmet Cam: Mutual Aid Fire

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Carbon monoxide-related fatalities are at their highest from November though February due to increased use of fuel-burning appliances. Each season this “silent killer” accounts for over 400 fatalities and tens-of-thousands of hospital visits. Protect yourself, your team and your community.

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The only way to correct unethical behavior in the fire service is for every officer in the chain of command to hold themselves and the personnel they supervise accountable for doing the job they volunteer or, in some cases, get paid to do.

Lax Supervision and Enforcement

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At least six gunshots were fired into Milwaukee Fire Station 13 near 30th and Locust.

Shots Fired at Milwaukee Firehouse

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Multiple views and fireground audio of a coordinated transitional attack at this abandoned restaurant in Victorville, California

Video: California Abandoned Restaurant Fire

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