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  • N.Y. Village Suspends Chief for Responding after Drinking Beer

    At least five Elbridge firefighters have quit in protest of losing Chief Bill Champlin.

    News • November 15th, 2013

  • Program to Help Vets Find Fire Service Jobs Available

    Hope For The Warriors® ( www.hopeforthewarriors.org ) proudly partners with Leadership Under Fire with the launch of the Paddy Brown Program to help former service members transition to the fire and rescue service. Hope For The Warriors® is a...

    Press Release • November 14th, 2013

  • Fire 20/20 Offers Free Diversity Recruitment Videos

    Is your department struggling with recruiting diverse firefighters and emergency responders? Nonprofit FIRE 20/20 has just released two, free Why I Chose Fire™: Next Generation diversity recruitment videos designed to encourage qualified, inclusive...

    Press Release • November 14th, 2013

  • Robbie Robertson Remembered as 'Treasure Trove of Fire Service History'

    James C. "Robbie" Robertson, 84, traveled across the country promoting fire prevention.

    News • November 14th, 2013

  • Cardioviva Announces Heart Health Champions

    What do a former motorcycle dealership owner and MBA candidate, a marine scientist, and an emergency management consultant have in common? While their day jobs might be vastly different, they are all volunteer firefighters who have just been named...

    Press Release • November 14th, 2013

  • Michigan Firefighter Hurt by Falling Tree

    Armada Township FF/Medic Andy Pfiefle was hit in the head.

    News • November 14th, 2013

  • N.Y. Fire Lt. Dies While Exercising at Station

    A lieutenant with the Nedrow Fire Department was found unresponsive in the station's exercise room. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

    News • November 13th, 2013

  • Upslope Technologies Seeks Responder Info

    The team at Upslope Technologies, a Colorado-based company seeking to develop better software products for the firefighting community, is seeking input from volunteer firefighters to help identify the essential features of these new products. The...

    Press Release • November 12th, 2013

  • Apollo Safety Expands Fire Service Products, Training

    Apollo Safety, a veteran-owned, Fall River, Mass.-based company specializing in safety products and services, recently announced an expansion of its fire department services division. That expansion will include extended offerings as it pertains to gas...

    Press Release • November 12th, 2013

  • NVFC, Ballistic Case Donate More Phone Cases

    Nearly 70 percent of all firefighters are volunteers. These courageous firefighters and their stations play a critical role in keeping our communities safe. In celebration of their bravery, sacrifice, and dedication, this holiday season Ballistic Cases...

    Press Release • November 12th, 2013

  • W.L. Gore Issues Safety Alert For Turnout Gear

    There have been isolated incidents of seam-tape separation utilizing both Gore and non-Gore moisture barriers in products stored in its original packaging for three or more years.

    Press Release • November 12th, 2013

  • Fire Command Simulator A-Vision Partners with SimsUshare

    Fire Command Simulator A-Vision Fire Command has partnered with SimsUshare and CommandSim, to deliver a great tool. The software allows users to play "What If...." in a safe, controlled, environment. SimsUShare is a fire and safety training...

    Press Release • November 12th, 2013

  • San Jose's Busiest Fire Station Has No Waiting List

    Firefighters fight being assigned to 'the cancer station.'

    News • November 12th, 2013

  • Trooper: S.C. Fire Tanker Driver Swerved to Avoid Deer

    One firefighter was trapped while the others managed to get out of the wreckage on their own.

    News • November 11th, 2013

  • N.Y. Pulls EMT Scores Amid Cheating Caught on Camera

    The photos show test-takers sitting elbow-to-elbow at tables and looking at others' answer sheets.

    News • November 11th, 2013