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  • Cargo Plane Crashes in Alabama

    News
    Associated Press
    Posted: August 14th, 2013

    The UPS plane was on approach to Birmingham when it crashed in an industrial area.


  • Ala. Chiefs Team With Columbia Southern University To Offer Classes

    Press Release
    Posted: June 6th, 2013

    The Alabama Association of Fire Chiefs (AAFC) is collaborating with Columbia Southern University (CSU) to present their summer conference, “Leadership Today,” June 16-19 at the Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach. The keynote address will be given by noted musician and customer service advocate Dave Carroll of the “United Breaks Guitars” video and book. He will discuss “Customer Service in the Age of Social Media” and help attendees learn the importance of social media. “I...


  • N.J. Firefighter Reflects on EMS Week, Training

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    Center for Domestic Preparedness
    Posted: May 23rd, 2013

    Danielle Hazen, a firefighter and emergency medical technician (EMT) from Morris Township, N.J., Fire Department, said it is significant to recognize EMS and bring attention to the medical personnel and the services they provide.


  • Shot Intended For Hurt Cow Hits Ala. Firefighter

    News
    Posted: February 15th, 2013

    Renfroe firefighters were trying to move an injured cow after it was struck by a car when it started to charge. One of the firefighters pulled a handgun, shot at the cow but missed and hit a colleague.


  • Rescue ONE Secures 75 Boat Order From Thai Government

    Press Release
    Posted: February 7th, 2013

    Rescue ONE announced that it has secured an order for 75 rescue boats for the country of Thailand. The order will be shipped in phases over the next 6 months set for an in service date of late 2013.