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Fire Command Ready is your central source of training, technology and tools to guide incident command and control as well as officer development focused on running scenes and managing crews.
The FireRescue1 Artificial Intelligence topic features content related to the use of artificial intelligence in emergency services and the new technology’s impact on firefighters and EMS providers.
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Fire departments worldwide are experiencing an increase in fire incidents involving lithium-ion battery-powered devices. As these devices become more prevalent in use, we are seeing more related injuries and deaths.

UL’s Fire Safety Research Institute has launched a public safety education campaign to amplify preventative and protective measures that the public can take to mitigate the risks of Li-ion battery-powered devices going into thermal runaway.

A key objective of the campaign is to educate the fire service on the fire dynamics of Li-ion battery fires so they are comfortable educating their communities and aware of the operational best practices to extinguish these fires.
As the year draws to a close, FireRescue1 looks back on the milestone moments that defined the fire service, from the harrowing rescues and major responses to the unique training opportunities and special events that will shape the future of the fire service.
FireRescue1’s Firefighting Grants topic section is an online resource page designed to keep Fire departments informed of the availability of grants that can be used to fund projects, product purchases and programs to help keep their community safe.