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Welcome Firefighters & Fire Departments to the #1 Resource for the Fire Service  

- Saturday, November 22, 2014

From the Editor

With the AFG application deadline a month away, you need to move fast and smart to give your department the chance it deserves at landing a federal grant.

Click on the photo below to learn more about how our FireGrantsHelp division can help your department get funding.

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Packaging A Patient

Learn how to package a patient on a sked.

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In Public Safety

In Public Safety Survivor's guilt: How to move forward after a line-of-duty death

Surviving a line-of-duty death as a cohesive department is not easy; we must acknowledge the loss and the heartache and seek support from others.

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Tip of the Week

Notch the eaves to prevent ladder slips

This can be done when the ladder is being raised and placed against the building. Full Tip

Line of Duty Deaths

  • Samir Ashmar - 11/20/14 - [Upper Macungie Township, Pennsylvania]
  • Art Treon - 11/20/14 - [Cape May County, New Jersey]
  • James Foote - 11/18/14 - [Summit, New York]
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