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The FireRescue1 safety resource section features fire incident news; tips for how to stay safe on scene and on the roadways; lessons learned from major incidents; videos and podcasts that highlight safety-related topics, such as fireground hazards, mayday incidents, patient interactions and hazmat exposure; the impact of leadership on safety; behavioral health issues; plus analysis from major events.

Worcester Firefighters Local 1009 released information from a survey of members from a year ago after reporting no change by the city administration
Detailing how CAFS helps reduce exposure to chemicals, chemical compounds, and carcinogens during interior structural firefighting
From multi-tools to night vision glasses, we’ve got your road trip essentials covered
The SSD crew shares tips for how departments can maximize this year’s training event, June 16-22
The Longmont (Colorado) Fire Department’s two newest stations include some unique features
Back to basics – sounding and walking on the roof, using roof ladders, working from an aerial, cutting the hole and punching through
Oakland house has a history of being occupied by squatters
Benton County Fire District 1 stated the 525,000-square-foot cold storage warehouse in Finley is too unstable to enter
When Kingsville firefighters arrived at the I-95 EMS call, a driver struck both the fire engine and the rescue squad
A deputy chief suffered first, second and third-degree burns while setting up a shipboard fire training exercise in Nassau County
A Union City firefighter was wounded in a shooting at Fire Station 2
Identifying drone needs, building training program, and deploying on the incident scene
Federal lawsuit claims violations prevented egress, impeded rescue operations and led to the deaths in the SouthPark 5-alarm fire
A fire in an abandoned house in Oakland extended into the attic of a house next door displacing 12 occupants
Why do we care more about ensuring the firehouse grass is sprinklered than the firehouse itself?
How will the potential changes impact fire departments?
Firefighter Joseph Johns served with the Eagan and Eden Prairie fire departments
DEA proposal would make marijuana a Schedule III drug but not make it legal for recreational use
The latest methods and the strategic value of implementing Gas Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) devices
Drivers honking horns, neighbors banging on doors get the attention of firefighters as Huntington Park firehouse burns
Artificial intelligence will require the fire service to make even more changes than the lithium-ion battery fire response crisis
A community guide for preventing and extinguishing electrical fires
Proponents claim autonomous trucks are safe and cannot be affected by driver distraction, fatigue and impairment
Monitor Township Firefighter Jeff Sargeson was calling for additional resources when he saw the pickup truck heading towards him
A fourth Charlotte-Mecklenburg officer has died in a shooting that killed three others and wounded four
Atlanta officials have seen arson, property damage and increased insurance rates due to protests at the proposed site
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