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FireRescue1-Member-02-08-16 LODD: NC FF dies after training; Burned FF out of hospital | Feb. 5, 2016 Chief recounts crash scene shootout; Official calls FFs 'bubbas' | Feb. 3, 2016 Cops: Distracted driver crashed rig; FF's Facebook post blasts addicts | Feb. 1, 2016 Ill. court kills FF lawsuit protection; Drunk driver hits 2 FFs, 1 EMT | Jan. 29, 2016 FF opens up about PTSD, suicide; Chief axed over inappropriate video| Jan. 27, 2016 Man who shot FF arrested; Understanding FF high blood pressure | Jan. 25, 2016 FF shot dead on EMS call; 20 FFs, chief resign amid scandal | Jan. 22, 2016 Burned FF report calls for culture change; Chief stabbed in dept. SUV | Jan. 20, 2016 Best size city for 1st career FF job; Wildland fire threat assessment tips | Jan. 18, 2016
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FireRescue1 Safety Alert
6 steps to change PPE standards; Safety for FF psyche | Jan. 26, 2016 Testing 2 ways to check PPE cleanliness; 6 crash-scene safety questions | Dec. 15, 2015 Why federal PPE rules lag; How PPE fit is a safety issue | Nov. 12, 2015 How to photograph damaged PPE; 7 steps to better FF safety | Oct. 20, 2015 Preview: Revised PPE rules; Protect FFs from deadly inhalants | Sept. 15, 2015 Is the drag rescue device needed?; Protecting FF eye protection | August 18, 2015 Safest way to wear a radio; Questions on gross decon | July 21, 2015 Dash cams improve safety; Learning to measure clean in PPE | June 23, 2015 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
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Fire Product Bulletin
6 Fire Products & Services that Firefighters Rely On FR1-Product-Bulletin-1-January-2016 This Holiday's Hottest Fire Products & Services FR1-Product-Bulletin-1-December-2015 FR1-Product-Bulletin-2-November-2015 Check Out These 8 New Fire Products & Services New and Innovative Fire Products & Technology October's latest fire products and deals Check out the latest fire products and deals September's latest fire deals and products
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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
Why FFs can't lift with legs; How to keep deadly inhalants out | Sept. 24, 2015 6 keys to rehab plan; Research examines overhaul risk | July 30, 2015 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
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VolunteerFD
Tips for establishing water supply; Keeping cops safe on scene | Jan. 7, 2016 Handling firefighter LODDs; How to win an AFG grant | Nov. 5, 2015 Confederate flag on fire truck lessons; What killed city volunteer depts | July 16, 2015 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
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Fire Apparatus eNews
FDNY's super pumper up close; Apparatus group buying saves money | Jan. 21, 2016 Winter response: 6 off-road rigs; Air-brake maintenance tips | Dec. 10, 2015 How fire trucks got their color; Be a better apparatus operator | Nov. 24, 2015 Prepping aerials for winter; Rapid-response truck maintenance | Oct. 22, 2015 Next-gen 'vanbulances;' 7 uses for apparatus-sized fans | Sept. 10, 2015 Risks of second-life trucks; 7 'wow' fire trucks | August 13, 2015 The man who invented the aerial; Will black replace chrome? | July 30, 2015 Will firefighting motorcycles work?; New fire truck body steel | June 18, 2015 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
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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-January-2016 Happy Holidays from the FireGrantsHelp Team! FireGrantsHelp-eNewsletter-December-2015 AFG 2015 Is Officially Open! Are you prepared? AFG 2015 Is Open MONDAY! FireGrantsHelp-eNewsletter-November-2015 Rigaku-Raman-FGH-eBlast-10-29-15 FireGrantsHelp-eNewsletter-October-2015 FireGrantsHelp-eNewsletter-September-2015 FireGrantsHelp-eNewsletter-August-2015
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Career Newsletter
Advice: Best size city for first job; 3 firefighting employer types | Jan. 5, 2016 Overcoming a DUI; How to ace the FF interview | Nov. 17, 2015 How to answer ethics interview questions; 8 traits of great FFs | Sept. 17, 2015 Advice for troubled FF candidates; Rules for living in a firehouse | July 5, 2015 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
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PPE101 eNews
How to photograph damaged PPE; Fit is a safety issue | Nov. 17, 2015 Preview NFPA PPE rules changes; Does gross decon work? | Sept. 22, 2015 Research shows PPE risks; Last Conn. dept. adds hoods to PPE | May 28, 2015 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
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Fire Product Alerts
GovX-FR1-eBlast-List-C-2-11-16 GovX-FR1-eBlast-List-B-2-9-16 FLIR Puts Firefighting TICs Within Easy Reach 2016 ZOLL Fire/EMS Wall Calendar Now Available GovX-FR1-eBlast-List-A-11-19-15 Waterax-FR1-eBlast-Canada-11-16-15 eDispatches-Content-Blast-ListA-10-29-15 USCCA-eBlast-ListA-10-27-15 Demo: How Workforce TeleStaff Helps Boost Budgets Fire-Dex-September-8-2015
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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 SCBA game-changers & expert takes 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
8 traits chiefs must have; A plan for non-English speakers | Jan. 12, 2016 Media snubs fire in terror response; 10 steps to better FD future | Dec. 8, 2015 What's in the fire dept. census; Bridging the fire/police divide | Nov. 10, 2015 Chief's lessons from papal visit and fire; Interview: How to recruit and retain | Oct. 15, 2015 IAFC's Kerr on culture changes; How to handle public attacks | Sept. 10, 2015 Chief Gaines on being perfect; How data will drive FF training | August 11, 2015 How to save your career after a major error; 5 self-inflicted wounds | July 14, 2015 Gaines: My early lessons; 8 traits of great chiefs | June 9, 2015 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
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