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By Ken Bilderback Fire in a Small Town John was with Alfred Wells in a crawl space,” Marilyn Begert says, referring to a memory of her husband’s long career with Gaston
Meg Richardson joined the Marietta, Georgia Fire Department in 1997 after a first career as a human resources and training director. Currently a company officer, Meg is married to
FDNY gave its only official first-hand account of what happened at the World Trade Center on 9/11 and what it took to rebuild
By Brent LewisKent Island is located on Maryland's Eastern Shore and is the largest island in the Chesapeake Bay. The Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department was established in 1947
By Firefighter/author Will Wyatt And a Paycheck, Too We deal with death so much in the emergency services that sometimes it becomes commonplace and, in a weird way, even humorous.
Firefighters may have to work over the holidays, but that doesn't mean they shouldn't spread a little cheer around the firehouse. Get your friends and colleagues one of these great
By Cary Black Katrina: A Freight Train Screamin'Capt. Richard M. McCurley was stationed at Engine 4 in East New Orleans. Engine 4 was one of the busiest stations in the city.
By Greg FrieseWeb sites such as FireRescue1.com are good resources for news, events, and reference material. Nonetheless, there is still a lot information you can find faster in a
How hard do you laugh every day? Did you know that the endorphins released by laughter are more powerful than those released by exercise? I suggest you get yourself a huge dose of
By Gene Warner Buffalo News BUFFALO, N.Y. — When Buffalo Firefighter Donald J. Herbert awakened from his semiconscious state on April 30, 2005, he gave his four sons the greatest
By Shamus Toomey The Chicago Sun-Times Photo Alan Jacobs An image from the book, Thank God For These Guys. FireRescue1 SlideshowCHICAGO — When terrorists knocked down the World
AP Photo/David Kohl Family members wave to Cincinnati firefighters in September 2005 as they depart for Miss. to help with Hurricane Katrina relief. Like most civilians who get
To Hell and Back II makes debut across the nation INDIANAPOLIS — Last year, the To Hell and Back Burn Prevention Program was introduced at last year's Fire Department Instructor's
By Kim Gritter New Orleans Times-Picayune Copyright 2007 The Times-Picayune Publishing Company NEW ORLEANS - After more than a year of researching and writing, local author
By Brianne Dopart The Herald-Sun (Durham, NC) Copyright 2007 The Durham Herald Co. DURHAM, N.C. — Imagine crawling through a 24-foot long, 20-inch wide culvert. It's hot, it's dark
It was one of the worst fires in American history – but its cause remained a mystery for decades. At the Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire of 1942 in Boston, 492 people died in a
One of the hardest tasks for a training officer, especially of a volunteer department, is keeping training interesting.
Microsoft’s PowerPoint is clearly an excellent tool to use for training — but only when used properly. When used improperly, PowerPoint can kill your training. I call this “Death
Copyright 2006 San Antonio Express-News All Rights Reserved By J. MICHAEL PARKER San Antonio Express-News (Texas) Seven Fires: The Urban Infernos That Reshaped America By Peter