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Reality training: How to attack a car fire
August 13, 2014
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Trapped FF shares final moments with asst. chief Va. fire truck strikes utility pole; 4 firefighters injured Fire chief fired for using spy pen to record FFs
Today's Top Stories:
Fire truck mechanical failure cited in fatal crash: Catastrophic crash punctured the engine's fuel tank
NJ council working to resolve dispute with firefighters: Divided in reaction to alleged child molestation at firehouse
City dropped from suit after FFs overlook body in pool: Hotel officials claimed FFs "failed to use reasonable care"
Fire burns over 3 Calif. firefighters; all OK
Mother arrested for helping son participate in 'fire challenge'
Veteran Ill. firefighter dies unexpectedly
19-year-old volunteer firefighter charged with arson
Man accused of shooting at Dallas firefighters, police
Video: Firefighters rescue workers stuck on scaffolding
News Analysis
Why volunteer firefighters volunteer
 By Rick Markley, FireRescue1 Editor in Chief
This begins with an on-going conversation I've had with National Volunteer Fire Council President Phil Stittleburg on recruiting and retaining volunteers. I've maintained that, given the economy and pressure on volunteers, it would take about $20 per hour to attract and keep good volunteers. Phil disagrees. He maintains that money is not a motivator. Doing good for the sake of good
Firefighter Safety: Use Your Initiative
Part 2: Paradox of prevention and fire porn
By Billy Hayes, FR1 Columnist
A focus on prevention is not a substitute for suppression, but the next step in the fire services' evolution. The black sheep
Knox FDC Protection Program
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Reality Training
How to attack a car fire
 Chief Rob Wylie examines a car-fire attack video and explains what's done right and what can be improved upon. Watch the video

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FR1 Video
Firefighter stuck on window ledge; rescued by ladder
A spokesman with the fire department said the firefighter was in "no imminent danger."
Raw video and radio traffic: 3-alarm Pa. house fire
The fire started at a half-double home, spread through the walls and attic and later to an adjoining home.
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Rebuild vs replace: firefighting brush trucks
By Robert Avsec, FR1 Columnist
There are times when it makes sense to rebuild that old brush truck; here's a look at how to make that call and what it involves. Cost savings
Reducing Heat Stress in Firefighters Across the Country
HeatSeeker Technology & Design provides you a low cost immediate option for cooling on scene firefighters. Our Rehab Units set up in seconds, utilize minimal water, and have the ability to cool an area up to 30 degrees.
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