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  • Firefighters, Medic Hit at Kansas Crash Scene

    News
    The Wichita Eagle
    Posted: April 23rd, 2013

    Two firefighters, a paramedic and the patient they were rescuing were hit a crash scene in Kansas after a car lost control and careened between a fire truck and an ambulance.


  • Command Post: On the Road, Again

    Article
    Posted: October 1st, 2012

    Let me start by saying that my son-in-law recently told me about attending a Bob Dylan concert. We discussed the man’s music and the lyrics of a number of his songs. I spoke of one of my favorite lines from his work that tells us “The Times They Are A-Changin’ ” – a snippet of musical history that will always remain right and...


  • On the Road Again for the 2013 FIRE Act Roadtrip

    Article
    Posted: September 15th, 2012

    Let me start by saying that my son-in-law made it to a Bob Dylan concert back in September.  We discussed the man's music and the lyrics of a number of his songs.  I spoke of one of my favorite lines from his work which tells us that, "… the times they are a changing." My friends this little snippet of musical history will always remain right...


  • NFPA Awards Warren E. Isman Grant to Salina Fire Department

    Press Release
    Posted: January 12th, 2012

    January 12, 2012 - The National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Fire Safety Educational Memorial Fund Committee selected the Salina Fire Department HazMat Response Team (HMRT) from Salina, Kan., as the recipient of the 2012 Warren E. Isman Educational Grant. “The Salina Fire Department Hazmat Response Team is a proven leader in community involvement, education, emergency communications, and implementing cutting edge technologies,” said Ken Isman, chair of the Warren E. Isman...


  • Off-Campus Blaze Claims Two in Kansas

    News
    Posted: October 21st, 2011

    An off-campus duplex fire killed two Emporia State University students early Thursday. started when items strewn over a furnace grate ignited.The victims, a man and a woman, were international students attending the university, according to The Kansas City Star.The male was pronounced dead at the scene, while the female died Thursday afternoon at a Wichita hospital.