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Community Risk Reduction

Fire departments are primary advocates for community risk reduction (CRR). While fire prevention, inspections and public education remain integral parts of fire department activities, the CRR concept takes a more holistic approach to improving civilian and firefighter safety.

American Hose Company No. 2’s 1948 American LaFrance fire engine is the centerpiece of the Pottsville mural
June event in Ontario will honor and recognize the invaluable contributions of firefighters
Members of the Menomonie fire and police departments were surprised by the gift
The event will take place during the International Association of Fire Chiefs Community Risk Reduction Leader Conference
Middletown firefighters came to rescue for a delivery to The Shepherd Home for veterans
Sam Sloan donated the money to the Calhoun Volunteer Fire Department to help make improvements
Torin Slaughter is raising money to install about 100 Stop the Bleed kits at Case High School
A debate forms over what is an emergency for a Longview man and first responders
A step-by-step look at how to extinguish a grease fire to share with your community
Former state trooper helps MHS students become comfortable with law enforcement
Wichita union president said the assignment was mandatory and that it placed citizens at risk of a delayed response
A community guide for preventing and extinguishing electrical fires
A.J. Minter brought lunch to firefighters at Cobb County Station 19 as part of his work supporting first responders
East Windsor first responders worked to raise funds so the house can be ADA-compliant
The Albert Lea Fire Rescue community risk reduction program provides follow-up with EMS patients and has the interest of other agencies
The Billings Fire Prevention Bureau experienced two fatal fires involving nasal cannulas and oxygen
The FDNY’s E-bike Task Force had previously issued multiple summons to the Brooklyn store owner
St. Cloud voters will determine if a new fire station will be built in an area experiencing new houses, apartments and schools
Loveland Fire Rescue Authority’s wildfire coordinator will launch a campaign to educate the public on wildfire preparation
The HERo’s Girl’s Fire Camp in Solano County empowers young women to consider a career in fire, EMS
The Durhamville Fire Department started with 25 members and a hand pump built
Lakewood firefighters, advocates and others converted an RV after a call to help a homeless person
FireRescue1 readers weigh in on viral article about harsh realities of response capabilities, funding and community support
Putney residents blamed the crisis in the fire department on poor communication and a lack of respect for the members
While there may be fire engines and a firehouse, sometimes we are just fooling the public – and ourselves
Many merchants offer discounts for firefighters, EMTs and paramedics to say thank you for your service
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