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FireRescue1 eNews
FF hit by school bus in coma; Charges: Medics fake DNR report | May 27, 2015 FF dies in flood rescue; FFs save U.S. flags in dumpster | May 26, 2015 FF pulled from head-on crash; FDNY commish: No more media leaks | May 22, 2015 FF responds to son's drowning; 2 FFs hurt, 1 defibed after electric shock | May 20, 2015 Live wires trap FFs in rig; Watch FF describe mayday | May 18, 2015 Watch 100 mph ambulance crash; 5 FFs hurt in roof collapse | May 15, 2015 Minn. to ban FF cancer-causing chemicals; FF proposes to stabbing victim | May 13, 2015 Kids raise $4K in dimes for burned FF; Workers comp snafu shuts fire dept. | May 11, 2015 FFs stop fire station shooter; Jr. FF saves drowning boy | May 8, 2015 4 LODDs in past week; Commish angered by FFs' grocery run | May 6, 2015
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FireRescue1 Safety Alert
3 scientific finds on FF fitness; A call for better PPE data | May 19, 2015 Research shows PPE exposure risk; Why you should clean gear on premise | April 14, 2015 New research on cleaning PPE; Officer's role in FF safety | March 17, 2015 Safety at balloon-frame fires; Keys to roadside safety | Feb. 24, 2015 How bad are faded, stained turnouts?; Crash-scene safety tips | Jan. 20, 2015 Are PPE accessories certified?: FF tracking technology | Dec. 16, 2014 Fire officers: managing RIT; New Ebola PPE rules | Nov. 11, 2014 PPE not ready for Ebola threat; How FFs can prep for the cold | Oct. 21, 2014 What makes a good FF; How to rid bedbugs from PPE | Sept. 16, 2014 5 ways to keep FFs safe; A safer car-fire attack | August 19, 2014
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Fire Product Bulletin
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FireRescue1 eNews Weekend Edition
Cops ticket responding chief; Hose-cutting rioter unmasked | May 1, 2015 Watch: Wall collapses on FF; 20-year-old becomes chief | April 24, 2015 Burned fire capt. 'smiling' after surgery; Can false alarm fees reduce calls? | April 17, 2015 Chiefs arrested in sexual assault case; Dept. cited for violations after LODD | April 10, 2015 Officials pressured to alter LODD report; FFs talk of being hostages | April 3, 2015 LODD: Cincy FF falls in elevator shaft; Voters pick 25-year-old fire chief | March 27, 2015 Racist vandals tag fire-dog monument; 2 injured chiefs return home | March 20, 2015 Hotshot widows win benefits; FF leaves behind pregnant girlfriend | March 13, 2015 3 FFs hurt in head-on crash; FFs rescue trapped woman in labor | March 6, 2015 LODD: FF ran out of air; Lawsuit: Helmets caused injury | Feb. 27, 2015
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Product eNews
L.A. firefighter develops craft brew line; 12 holiday gifts for firefighters FF invents exterior sprinkler system; Holy Grail of FF accountability How to buy an accountability system; Firefighter invents winter hydrant tool How to spend less on fire trucks; 10 cool search-and-rescue tools How a Fla. station pays for itself; 6 ways to stay fit FF invents radical hydrant; 5 game-changing truck techs Get ready for flexible FF gloves; 5 fire truck buying strategies Holy Grail of FF tracking; Firehouse tornado survival tools Proper equipment for flammable liquids; FF invents roof operations safety tool 5 drones for firefighting; 6 survival tips for FF trade shows
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FireRehab
Science looks at FF fitness; Mental toll of responding to loved one | May 21, 2015 What FF injury data means; Rehab scenario: What would you do? | March 26, 2015 Rehab lessons from a triathlon; Do these 3 exercises | Sept. 25, 2014 7 ways to get FFs into rehab; How to beat summer heat | July 24, 2014 Post-incident mental rehab; Solving 3 heat-related threats | May 22, 2014 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
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VolunteerFD
Lessons from basement fires; Avoiding deadly kinked hoses | May 7, 2015 Secret Discount for VolunteerFD.org Members! 3 keys to leadership; How vol. FFs can win in D.C. | Jan. 8, 2015 Make better fireground decisions; Clues you have a chimney fire | Nov. 6, 2014 4 ways to be a better leader; How the past changed volunteer firefighting | July 17, 2014 Should fire chiefs be elected?; 4 ways to boost training | May 8, 2014 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
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Fire Apparatus eNews
How to buy a pumper; Is your aerial the right size? | May 14, 2015 How to safely operate tenders; New rigs: What's in a bumper? | April 23, 2015 The perfect truckie's truck; How to buy fire trucks | March 12, 2015 Expert: How to restore a fire truck; Aerial add-ons boost functionality | Feb. 19, 2015 How to cope with recalls; What's the best rehab rig? | Jan. 15, 2015 Protect your rig from road salt; Stories: Fire truck fender-benders | Dec. 18, 2014 Dress up you rig for the holidays; Unpacking the ambulance standard | Nov. 20, 2014 Apparatus recalled after fatal crash; Keeping rigs safer from thieves | Oct. 23, 2014 How to spend less on fire trucks; Aerial safety near powerlines | Sept. 11, 2014 Should all rigs carry water?; Bolt-together fire trucks | August 26, 2014
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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
FireGrantsHelp-eNewsletter-May-2015 Reflecting on Fire Grants and Chief Gaines; Tips to fund EMS projects through multiple sources 4 FP&S grants priorities; Why a program will make your request stronger | March 19, 2015 What a DHS shutdown means for grants; How EMS Field Bill helps industry's future | Feb. 24, 2015 9 keys to a competitive grant; Advocate for EMS Field Bill | Jan. 29, 2015 LODDs remind us to be safer; Grant implications of Field EMS Bill | Dec. 18, 2014 Myth-busting new fire grants rules; How EMS can get AFG funding | Nov. 21, 2014 AFG-2014-Now-Open AFG-Is-Open Tips for better EMS grant proposals; Understanding new fire grant rules | Oct. 31, 2014
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Career Newsletter
Why you shouldn't be a FF; Lessons from a young officer | May 5, 2015 Why goofing off at the fire station is good; Plan now for retirement | March 3, 2015 Handling overtime, shift-trades; Reading flashover, backdraft signs | Jan. 6, 2015 More must-do things to become FF; Fire officers: Don't do bogus evals | Dec. 2, 2014 Stop firehouse bad mouthing; Fire expert relives first fire | Oct. 7, 2014 How FF work-life balance ranks; Important cert info for military vets | August 14, 2014 FF street smarts a career edge; What would you change about recruit school? | June 10, 2014 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
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PPE101 eNews
PPE101-eNewsletter-Vol-24 How certified PPE can be misleading; Are stained turnouts dangerous? | March 24, 2015 PPE for the Ebola threat; LAFD adds bulletproof vests | Nov. 18, 2014 Video: PPE in car-fire attack; Understanding PPE certification | Sept. 23, 2014 2 projects to improve PPE; Why face piece fit tests matter | May 29, 2014 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
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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 PPE special report: Fire helmets roundtable; Key features for rescue gloves
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FIRE CHIEF Newsletter
Gaines: Build a great fire dept.; Truth about brawling FFs | May 19, 2015 How the fire service became professional; Do we have a drinking problem? | April 7, 2015 New research on FF injuries; Making your arson case stick | March 10, 2015 What a DHS shutdown will mean; Conversation with Chief Bruno | Feb. 10, 2015 3 goals chiefs can meet in 2015; Why FFs die in fog of battle | Jan. 13, 2015 Does the fire service assassinate its leaders?; How to beat staffing cuts | Dec. 9, 2014 Unified command made easy; Bringing research to the fireground | Nov. 11, 2014 Leadership lessons from Dallas LODD; Can FFs sue building owners? | Oct. 16, 2014 Are fire chiefs expendable?; How to make better decisions Fire prevention debate rages; Choosing a fire instructor | August 12, 2014
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