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  • Florida Firefighter Dies Days After Cardiac Event

    A 50-year-old lieutenant with the North Port Fire Rescue Department has died more than a week after suffering an aortic dissection after the end of a busy shift.

    News • May 2nd, 2014

  • Two Chinese Firefighters Die in Fall From High-Rise Fire

    The firefighters fell from a 13th floor apartment where they had been battling a fire.

    News • May 2nd, 2014

  • Snapshot of Tampa 2 Work Unveiled at CFSI

    The final document will be released later this summer.

    News • May 2nd, 2014

  • Challenges Facing Community Paramedicine Programs

    Although the Affordable Care Act doesn't mention EMS, there are a number of opportunities available.

    News • May 1st, 2014

  • Product Showcase 5/14

    BlowHard Fans More and more firefighters around the globe are reaching for the dual-powered (battery and a/c) BH-20 from BlowHard . Its lightweight (weighing 59 pounds with battery) and compact ergonomic design (24 by 24 by 10 inches) requires only...

    Article • May 1st, 2014

  • New Products 5/14

    Automatic Battery Charger KUSSMAUL ELECTRONICS has introduced the Auto Charge 40/20, a fully automatic battery charger for vehicles with a single battery system. The unit has a total output of 60 amps, a 40-amp battery charger and 20-amp battery...

    Article • May 1st, 2014

  • For the Record 5/14

    Federal Agencies Coordinate to Advance EMS In an effort to further coordinate federal efforts in emergency medical services (EMS), the members of the Federal Interagency Committee on EMS (FICEMS) reached consensus on a strategic plan that maps action...

    Article • May 1st, 2014

  • Scuttlebutt 5/14

    Harvick Thanks Oak Ridge Firefighters Four months after NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick and his wife DeLana woke up to the sound of their home’s smoke detector going off, the driver of the No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS visited the Oak Ridge (NC) Fire...

    Article • May 1st, 2014

  • Texas Firefighter Seriously Hurt in Wall Collapse

    A Texarkana firefighter had to be dug out from under a cinder block wall that collapsed on him during a fire in a workshop.

    News • April 30th, 2014

  • Fire Station in Alabama Destroyed by Twister

    Four firefighters were in the Kimberly firehouse when the tornado hit.

    News • April 29th, 2014

  • Six Hurt in Shooting at Ga. FedEx Facility

    The suspect died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

    News • April 29th, 2014

  • Ky. Firefighter Dies Hours After Extrication Operation

    McQuady Firefighter Charlie Goff, 53, was stricken after returning home.

    News • April 28th, 2014

  • Emergency Reporting Releases New Analytics Tool

    Emergency Reporting Releases Powerful New Analytics Module Analytics tool helps fire departments understand response times, staffing levels.

    Press Release • April 28th, 2014

  • Rosenbauer Delivers 500th Commander Cab And Chassis

    In just over two years since Rosenbauer rolled-out their own custom chassis, called the Commander, the company has already delivered its 500th unit.

    Press Release • April 28th, 2014

  • Aladtec Saves Illinois Fire Department Time

    Battalion Chief Announces Over 100 Hours Saved Monthly by Switching to Aladtec's Fire Manager System

    Press Release • April 28th, 2014