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FFs told to remove memorial stickers; FF, 26, dies of colon cancer Chief held at gunpoint on scene; FDNY EMT 'didn't die in vain' FDNY EMT killed by ambulance hijacker; FF fired after refusing vaccine | March 17, 2017 Oakland fire chief to retire; FF hazing incident caught on video | March 15, 2017 LODD: Pa. FF struck by drunk driver; Union opposes FF test grade drop | March 13, 2017 Video: Explosion injures 2 FFs; 8 infamous fires in history | March 10, 2017 Capt. dies 4 years after fatal fire; FFs push to carry firearms | March 8, 2017 5 exciting fire service breakthroughs; Will rigs see driverless tech? | March 7, 2017 FFs shot at during welfare check; Honorary FF, 3, dies of cancer | March 6, 2017 Jr. FF dies in freak accident; One FF's most dangerous call | March 3, 2017
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FireRescue1 Safety Alert
FF safety and survivability; Face, eye protection advances stalled | February 28, 2017 What to do before a FF injury; Training for hazmat transport incidents | December 20, 2016 Progress on PPE research; FF maydays and Jupiter's gravity | November 15, 2016 PPE contamination must-knows; How safe is firefighting foam? | October 18, 2016 What to wear under turnout gear; 4 tips to getting body armor grants | September 20, 2016 4 safety training tips; How to eliminate training LODDs | August 16, 2016 Making SCBAs safer; 4 fitness tips to promote safety | July 26, 2016 Is it time for big PPE changes?; Why officers need education, training | June 21, 2016 Can FF hoods fight cancer?; 4 roadside safety tactics | May 17, 2016 How to protect your hearing; A case for body armor | April 19, 2016
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Fire Product Bulletin
Next Generation Fire Gear for March New Fire Gadgets for March Save Big on New Fire Gear Fire Gear You Don't Want to Miss Charge into February with the Latest Fire Gear New Gear for the New Year Fire Products You Need to See Before the End of the Year Firefighting Materials That Will Help Your Performance Here is Your Must-Have List of Fire Products We'll Keep It Short: Our Top 4 Offers for Firefighters this Month
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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
Nurturing a rehab culture; Is the 48/96 shift safe? Skin's role in FF rehab; How to reduce overhaul risks | September 27, 2016 The missing link in FF rehab; 6 ways to improve your health | July 26, 2016 Why sitting is the new smoking; How FF cancer research works | June 22, 2016 Know when FFs hit the wall; Why FF blood pressure is different 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
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VolunteerFD
Fire chief, cop altercation lessons; How to build fire-based EMS | January 17, 2017 7 FF drills not found in books; Fire grant application tips | November 15, 2016 VolunteerFD-Member-News-July-2016 A firefighter's biggest mistake; How 1 FF beat PTSD | May 5, 2016 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
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Fire Apparatus eNews
Calculating, overcoming friction loss; Get the most out of your quint | March 16, 2017 Avoid getting creamed at intersections; Why are fire trucks red? | February 16, 2017 Tips for rig suspension care; Placing apparatus at vehicle fires | January 19, 2017 Choosing the right pumper hose; Is your rig prepped for winter? | December 15, 2016 Adding snowmobiles to your fleet; Why driving fast can slow response | November 10, 2016 12 amazing old fire stations, rigs; Who's working on your apparatus? 4 keys to placing rigs at vehicle fires; Apparatus chevrons update | September 15, 2016 4 ways to prevent fire truck theft; Reducing the risk of aerial incidents | August 18, 2016 How to spec a brush truck; Tips for buying used apparatus | July 21, 2016 You crashed the rig, now what?; How to buy fire truck seats | June 16, 2016
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Communications eNewsletter
[Webinar] How to use AFG funds for P25-compliant radios 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
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FireGrantsHelp
How to land a private-sector fire prevention grant; Justify the need for financial assistance Firefighting grants: How to land non-AFG funding; Grants Help Quick Tip: Don't Let "No" Be The End 8 firefighter SAFER grant priorities; Meet your Match(ing) Funds Firefighter hiring grant changes for 2016; Grants Help Quick Tip: Always Have A Plan Firefighting grants: How to land non-AFG funding; Build relationships with your community leaders How to not sabotage your fire grant application; 3 Insider tips to get AFG funding for fire trucks Get AFG Grant Assistance for P25 Fire Radios Is Your PPE Over Ten Years Old? Get Grants Help Grant assistance now available for TacticID-GP hazmat and checmical ID tools Grant assistance now available for TacticID-GP hazmat and checmical ID tools
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Career Newsletter
Prepping for the FF interview; Are you ready to be a firefighter? | March 7, 2017 7 fire academy prep tips; Can FFs get hired with a record? | January 3, 2017 Preparing for a FF interview; 8 tips to survive your first shift | November 2016 20 things all rookies should know; 4 ways to bomb an interview | September 6, 2016 Do you have what it takes to be a smokejumper?; 4 roles of a company officer Officer school need-to-know's; 10 best states to earn a FF living | May 3, 2016 How to get on a vol. dept.; Toughest part of training academy | March 1, 2016 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
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PPE101 eNews
PPE rule change in the works; Stalled face, eye protection advances | March 9, 2017 8 keys to good extrication gloves; Tilt-up construction hazards | November 22, 2016 Making SCBA safer; PPE: Time for big changes? | September 27, 2016 Can lighter PPE make FFs safer?; How FF hoods will fight cancer | May 24, 2016 Are there too many PPE choices?; 2 ways to check gear cleanliness | March 22, 2016 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
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Fire Product Alerts
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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
Risks of wood-frame high rises; Where FFs get their calories | March 14, 2017 How to lead older firefighters; Roadmap for recruiting diverse FFs | February 14, 2017 Getting FFs to wear seat belts; 7 ways chiefs can manage bosses | January 10, 2017 How to out-communicate irrational people; Fighting Tesla vehicle fires | December 13, 2016 Why repetition in training matters; Is your FD afraid of change? | November 8, 2016 6 ways to engage FFs; How to prep for CNG vehicle fires | October 13, 2016 Overtime vs. hiring debate; Reducing FFs' overhaul risks | September 13, 2016 Should chiefs give FFs guns?; Why the fire service must be a profession | Aug. 9, 2016 How fire departments can recruit diversity; Retaining good firefighters | July 12, 2016 3 great fire chiefs remembered; How to stop harassment | June 14, 2016
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