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Fire Investigation Tool
Fire Investigator Brent Burke writes about the steps taken by the Thornton, CO, Fire Department after an investigator was asked about the tool decontamination process by an attorney while in the courtroom. Burke details the process that the fire department went through to keep tools free of any contaminants after an investigation is completed. Look for “Decontaminating Fire Investigation Tools” on May 30, where you can also download the department’s SOG.
Webcast: Large Area Search
Captain Michael M. Dugan shares his experiences in searching for life and hidden fire in large open areas in the June Firehouse.com Webcast. The live event takes place June 14 and attendees can ask the presentation questions and shares ideas and tactics. Registration opens on May 16 at: http://www.firehouse.com/webcasts and the program is sponsored by:
Firehouse.com Wins Social Media Award
Firehouse.com was awarded BtoB Magazine’s 2011 Social Media Marketing Award for its use of Facebook. “Firehouse.com is keenly focused on the needs of this dedicated group of professionals,” the publication announced. You can view Firehouse.com’s Facebook page at: Facebook.com/Firehousecom