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Massive Calif. quake tests FFs; FD scammed about girl's cancer | August 25, 2014

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What city FFs need to know about wildland fires
Fire attack: Auto repair shop
August 25, 2014
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Featured News
FD, community scammed about girl's cancer 6.0 Calif. earthquake causes injuries, damage 2 Ky. FFs still hospitalized after CWC mishap
Today's Top Stories:
Woman set wildfire to give 'bored firefighters' work: Sadie Renee Johnson lit small firework and threw it out window
Firefighter airlifted after fall from vehicle at fire scene: Volunteer firefighter's condition was not released
Volunteer boss charged for inappropriately touching woman: He's charged with battery and disorderly conduct
Renowned fire photographer, firefighter loses battle with cancer
Ark. Capt. adjusts to amputation, still donning gear fast
Trending topics: Firefighters making unusual saves
Explosion at Ill. recycling plant kills 2, hurts 1
Ala. FD closer to consolidated dispatch
Video: Firefighters rescue poodle with paw stuck in drain
Tactical Firefighting
What city firefighters need to know about wildland fires
By Jim Spell, FR1 Columnist
Increasingly structural firefighters are called on to battle wildfires encroaching interface areas; these are very different fires that require training and preparation. A different dragon
FLIR K-Series for Firefighters
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Reality Training
Fire attack: Auto repair shop
 Firefighters arrived to find fire blowing out of the roof of this small commercial structure; how would you attack this fire? Join the conversation

Teach Fire + Burn Prevention Year Round
An innovative and attention-grabbing way to teach fire and burn prevention. This program emphasizes creative learning whereby students engage in role-play, storytelling, games and theater arts activities. Firefighters found that kids embraced this unique format which transforms traditional fire safety instruction from “have to learn” lessons into “want to learn” experiences.
FR1 Video
The moment a 6.0 earthquake hit Calif.
A total of 172 people were injured, and there have been no reported deaths.
Dash cam and radio traffic: Md. house fire
A fireball can be seen shooting out of the top floor at 10:40 in the video.
Watch more fire videos at FlashoverTV.com
Product News
6 wearables to keep your fitness on track
By FR1 Staff
Anyone who has been through the fire academy knows that a bit of firm external motivation can work wonders in helping you remain disciplined. Enter: wearable fitness technology.
Cold Water Challenge
Face-off: Fiery Four Semi-Finals
By FR1 Staff
Who took the challenge first: Vickie Pritchett or Lorraine Carli? Cast your vote
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Product News
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