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Fire-Rescue International 2013

FR1 was in Chicago reporting from Fire-Rescue International 2013 with the latest news, products and tips from the educational sessions.

Curbing firefighter arsons is one of the toughest nuts to crack, but here are some steps to get a handle on the problem
Situational awareness is key to being safe and effective on the fireground, but the brain acts in ways seemingly against its own best interest
The volunteer and career fire chiefs of the year were awarded at Fire-Rescue International’s general session
The flexibility and problems-solving techniques of improv comedy are good for fire chiefs
Understanding the root cause of an injury can help prevent their reoccurrences
New data gleans some not-so-surprising information about how firefighters are injured
Approach every motor vehicle crash using these steps to keep firefighters and victims safe