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FireRescue1 Newsletter Archive

FireRescue1 eNews
Woman who helped FF killer found guilty; Union upset over garage door openers | April 16, 2014 Video: FFs run hose through BMW; Chile wildfire destroys 2K homes | April 14, 2014 Cop dies after 'bored' teen sets fire; Did these FFs violate campaign laws? | April 9, 2014 Video: Cops, FFs brawl in hockey game; City upset after medics unionize | April 7, 2014 Video: Thousands honor Boston FF; FF nearly blinded by hurled bottle | April 2, 2014 Fallen Boston FFs honored; 5 traits of great instructors | March 31, 2014 Video: Daring aerial rescue; Pa. town bans helmet cams | March 26, 2014 Pa. FF struck, killed by train; Why not using SCBA will kill FFs | March 24, 2014 FF shot dead by neighbor; FDNY settles hiring suit for $98M | March 19, 2014 Dashcam: S.C. FFs, deputies scuffle; Gas detected after NYC blast | March 17, 2014
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FireRescue1 Safety Alert
Survey: PPE care improving; How to prep for severe weather | April 15, 2014 Teaching driver safety; Keeping cancer-causing agents off PPE | March 18, 2014 6 ways to make safer FFs; How to improve FF hoods | February 25, 2014 Staying safe on winter-weather scenes; 8 ways to fend off cancer | January 28, 2014 Lessons from a deadly 2013; What SCBA testing glitch means to you | Dec. 17, 2013 Hazmat suits need makeover; NFFF: Next step in FF safety | Nov. 21, 2013 Stop messing with NFPA 1971; Volunteers overcome shutdown to honor fallen FFs | Oct. 29, 2013 Forced entry's hidden hazard; How NFPA grace period impacts you | Sept. 17, 2013 How to influence PPE standards; Avoiding fallen FF charity scams | August 27, 2013 5 ways to curb spike in LODDs; Understanding the 10-year PPE retirement rule | July 23, 2013
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Product eNews
Proper equipment for flammable liquids; FF invents roof operations safety tool 5 drones for firefighting; 6 survival tips for FF trade shows 10 things to look for in a fire helmet; What's new in fire investigation tools EMS bag styles excel in different scenarios; Keep turnout gear clean Tis the season for chimney fires; Tools for a solid vehicle rescue New tool excels at breaking things; Volunteer firefighters develop mapping app When & how to use fire grenades; Guide to dept. fitness equipment Firefighter invents clever sprinkler head tool; What's new with pike poles 6 tools for breaching auto glass; What's in your turnout pockets? 6 things to know about extrication tools; How to buy rescue boats
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FireRescue1 eNews Weekend Edition
Capt. uses body as ladder to save FFs; 85-year-old FF still on the job | April 11, 2014 Family confronts D.C. chief; FF smacked in face with coupling | April 4, 2014 What started the Boston blaze?; Video: Capt. talks daring aerial rescue | March 28, 2014 FF sues over slippery fire pole injury; LAFD suspends recruit program | March 21, 2014 NY FF sets blaze at firehouse; City may drop paid FFs for volunteers | March 14, 2014 Shots fired into Philly firehouse; Video: FF, rescued child reunite 46 years later | March 7, 2014 LODD: FF falls from roof; Could Yarnell have been put out day one? | February 28, 2014 FF's wife saves kids from burning home; Ill. FF fights house fire solo | February 21, 2014 FF arrested at station for child sex, drugs; Union fights shift to all-volunteer | February 14, 2014 FFs punished for peeing on chief's photo; Cops, FFs make up after handcuffing | February 7, 2014
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How to fuel firefighters; Sugar is killing FFs | March 27, 2014 How to prepare for the 'big one'; Rehab to ward off cancer | Sept. 26, 2013 What a 'dirty doll' teaches about rehab; 4 changes to prolong your life | July 25, 2013 Tricks to sleep well after a nightshift; How to beat dehydration | May 23, 2013 New pill detects overheated FFs; Firefighter-designed rehab nozzle | March 28, 2013 Steps to ward off cancer; yoga for firefighting 'prehab' | Sept. 25, 2012 3 factors in tactical rehab; Recognize and treat heat illness | July 17, 2012 Don't rehab with soda; Rehabbing the diabetic firefighter | May 17, 2012 Prepare in the worst settings; Mental rehab needs more focus FireRehab Communications - January - Volume 31
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How mayday training saved a FF's life; 5 issues for volunteer fire service | January 14, 2014 Should vol. FFs be paid?; Get the most from training night | October 8, 2013 Taxi smashes fire truck, injures 4 FFs; How to cope with non-LODDs Squirrel-kill fundraiser protested; FF who lost arm in crash comes home | March 12, 2013 How to land more money; Oldest FF recognized at 90 | Jan. 24, 2013 16-year-old volunteer dies at first house fire; Should we vote for our officers? | Nov. 8, 2012 California-Casualty-FR1-Vol-eBlast-10-25-12 2 ways to beat burnout; Video: Breaching barred windows | Sept. 6, 2012 California-Casualty-FR1-eBlast-7-26-12 Why you need department policies; Video: Helmet cam roof vent | July 19, 2012
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Fire Apparatus eNews
On-Scene-Solutions-FR1-Apparatus-eBlast-4-3-14 Controversy: Religious symbol on rig; Keep your fire truck from catching fire | March 13, 2014 American LaFrance closes; Old fire trucks: Repair vs replace | February 20, 2014 How to keep air brakes working in winter; Cool off-roading response vehicles | January 16, 2014 Lights and sirens: Yea or nay?; 11 ways to keep your glass clean in winter | Dec. 17, 2013 Rescue budget with gov't surplus trucks; Wet pumps in cold weather | Nov. 14, 2013 Video games make better drivers; Video: Cops with apparatus envy | Oct. 24, 2013 4 cool new ambulance designs; When to choose pump and roll | Sept. 12, 2013 Get the right siren for your rig; Video: How to recertify the pump | August 15, 2013 Pumpers: What's new; Who still runs open-cab rigs? | July 25, 2013
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Communications eNewsletter
NFPA to fix fireground radio fails; Google Glass app brings data to FFs | February 13, 2014 How to use social media during incidents; Text messaging comes to 911 | Sept. 26, 2013 Smartphone software that spies; New tech may solve interoperability issues | April 11, 2013 Avoid FCC fines; FDNY tests electronic command board | Feb. 14, 2013 Future of public safety communication; NYC's Sandy dispatch mistakes | Dec. 11, 2012 4 skills for better radio comm; Dispatcher saves girl in burning house | Oct. 16, 2012 Experts discuss next steps for D Block; Tools for data sharing | August 21, 2012 Voice pagers buying tips; FCC radio deadline looms | June 26, 2012 D Block approved: Now what?; Dispatch confusion & the Colo. wildfires | April 12, 2012 FFs use eBay to patch up radios; Fireground comms problems & solutions
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FireGrantsHelp-Earlybird-AFG-Discount March-Madness-Discount Where to get EMS grants; Watch out for these 2015 budget cuts | March 20, 2014 Find an FP&S Grant Writer! How to land a FPS grant; Why fire and EMS should collaborate FP&S Now Accepting Applications FireGrantsHelp-Member-Update-FPS-February-12-2014 FireGrantsHelp-Discount-Jan-2014 New vet incentives for SAFER; Turn rejection into success | January 24, 2014 Help volunteer FFs avoid Obamacare; Are you a real winner? | Dec. 19, 2013
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Career Newsletter
10 traits great FFs share; Fast hydrant connect tip | April 8, 2014 Firefighting experience for teens; When should a FF retire? | February 4, 2014 20 things all rookies should know; What would you change on agility test? | Dec. 2, 2013 36 questions for officer candidates; Skills you need to be a great company officer | Oct. 15, 2013 Score higher on written tests; How to land the officer's job | August 13, 2013 4 truths about getting hired in the fire service; 8 ways to handle disciplinary action | June 4, 2013 4 keys to a good FF job application; How to get the most from NFA classes | April 9, 2013 How to pass the EMT exam; Understanding the politics of firefighting | March 7, 2013 Charting your career path; Checking off the probie to-do list | Jan. 8, 2013 10 steps to becoming a FF; Build a better resume | Jan. 8, 2013
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PPE101 eNews
8 ways PPE protects from cancer; How to buy turnout washers | March 25, 2014 4 AFG changes you need to know; 10-year PPE retirement rule stands | Nov. 19, 2013 Should all PPE be retired after 10 years?; Vols forgo pay for new gear | September 24, 2013 3 ways to store PPE; Prototype helmet uses sense of touch to 'see' | May 30, 2013 Overhaul dangers exposed; How to find the right glove | March 26, 2013 PPE101-eNewsletter-Vol-14 PPE for hybrid vehicle crashes; FF gets thousands for broken glove | Sept. 20, 2012 Draeger responds to claims of faulty SCBA; Turnout gear: Why fit is important Study finds facepiece failures; Planned changes to SCBA, PASS devices PPE101 - eNews - Volume 10
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Fire Product Alerts
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Wildland eNews
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FR1 Humor
Vigilante FFs go on cop-arrest spree; Mayors: Buy your own fire trucks | April 1, 2014 First robot fire chief created; Detroit FD forced to shop 99Cent Store for gear | August 8, 2013 Kittens save FFs, mayor demands better dance moves & more funnies | Feb. 14, 2013
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FR1 Quarterly Product Supplement
Aerials in 2013: What to ask before you buy; How tall is tall enough? | Nov. 25, 2013 Special Report: Gearing up for the industrial firefight | August 27, 2013 QPS-SCBA-June-2013 Foam in 2013: Current trends and future; Matching the foam to the fuel | Feb. 26, 2013 Rescue equipment in 2012: Tools for tech rescue; Simple hybrid extrication Apparatus 2012: Key features your vehicle needs; Top 10 fire truck improvements A Closer Look: Spartan's Advanced Protection System PPE special report: Fire helmets roundtable; Key features for rescue gloves
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FR1 Special Coverage
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FIRE CHIEF Newsletter
13 ways to kill your career; 8 leadership tips from the ranks | April 8, 2014 Premiere Issue: How to lead through a LODD; Beating FF stress | March 6, 2014
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