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FireRescue1 Exclusive Articles Archive

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4 tools for firefighter accountability - 10/22/2014
Full Story... Once you've selected the right system, use this method to buy and implement it.
Fireground Operations: Lesson 1 - 10/22/2014
Full Story... This lesson lays out fireground training evolutions that focus on the role of command in a coordinated fire attack.
Victory: How one firefighter beat breast cancer - 10/22/2014
Full Story... Laura Baker, a 20-year firefighter, was shocked when she was diagnosed with breast cancer; she started a plan immediately to get healthy again.
Firefighter invents tool to conquer snowed-in hydrants - 10/20/2014
Full Story... On average, it takes 20 minutes to dig and move to the next hydrant; the Hydrant Snorkel eliminates this problem.
The Dallas reports: Leadership lessons from an LODD - 10/20/2014
Full Story... The reports on the fire that claimed Firefighter Stanley Wilson's life show that incident commanders must be trained and prepared to lead.
Using an SCBA harness to move a downed firefighter - 10/20/2014
Full Story... Firefighter Ericka Artz, of the Ferguson, Mo., Fire Department, demonstrates a quick and simple way to move a downed firefighter with only SCBA harnesses.
"Pass it on: What we Know, What we Want you to Know" - 10/15/2014
Full Story... From Chief Billy Goldfeder's book of essays, comes this tale of a first fire and a life of learning.
Reality Training: Pre-arrival backdraft - 10/15/2014
Full Story... Firefighters don't know it, but this house has already backdrafted before they arrived. Chief Wylie looks at how to handle this and other issues like truck placement.
4 ways firefighters can prep the EMS scene - 10/15/2014
Full Story... Here are some ways firefighters can prepare the scene before EMS arrives.
3 exercises all firefighters should be doing - 10/14/2014
Full Story... Never mind the workout, focus on these job-specific training exercises to improve fitness and reduce injury.
Firefighter safety: Restaurant fire attack - 10/14/2014
Full Story... New building features make it more difficult to access fires from the exterior and present a significant roof-collapse risk after only a short period of fire exposure.
6 questions new fire officers must ask - 10/14/2014
Full Story... Making a first impression in a new position sets the tone for leadership; base that impression on engaged listening.
7 changes for 2014 AFG fire grants - 10/08/2014
Full Story... To make your AFG application the most competitive it can be, pay attention to these seven changes for 2014.
Firefighter safety habits - 10/08/2014
Full Story... Chief Wylie examines good and bad firefighter safety habits on this single-family structure fire, and looks at what the smoke is saying about the condition of the structure.
Firefighters make a big difference doing small things - 10/08/2014
Full Story... Those little acts of kindness are both easy to do and easy to overlook, but make a huge difference to those having their worst day.
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Eddie Johnson Jr. - 10/20/2014 - [Alton, Missouri] Geoffrey "Craig" Hunt - 10/07/2014 - [Sacramento, California] Kevin Bell - 10/07/2014 - [Hartford, Connecticut]

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