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- Monday, March 30, 2015

From the Editor

Most large fire departments have dedicated PIOs and staff. Since not everyone can afford to staff this critical role, we've developed a free, downloadable Fire Department Public Relations Toolkit.

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Gamber-Johnson Reveals the NotePad V

Gamber-Johnson announces the release of a new Universal Computer Cradle, the NotePad™ V — a...

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Three Series of Exclusive FlipTips Now Available at

The FlipTip Tip-Only offers 5 base orifice and 4 tip choices; FlipTip with Integrated Ball Style Shutoff also offers 5 base orifice and 4 tip choices, and an optional color pistol grip and handle. FlipTip with Integrated Shutoff and any G-Force Nozzle offers 5 base orifice choices and 18 models of fixed, selectable, or automatic nozzle combinations.

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Mar. 23 - 30, 2015

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Featured Columnist

Will Wyatt
Will Wyatt - Firehouse Funnies
From the state that couldn't punch presidential election ballots and the city that brought us K C and the Sunshine Band, the Hialeah, Fla., Fire Department is on the endangered species list.

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In Public Safety

In Public Safety Measles response and the value of public health preparedness

Like emergency management, public health preparedness is a system designed to assess threats to the public and determine measures to mitigate those threats.

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Tip of the Week

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Line of Duty Deaths

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