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  • CAFS And Its Impact In Fire Scene Investigations

    Investigators were concerned about how the use of the foam would impact the use of accelerant detection canines, conceal scene hazards or create slippery conditions and how much time was required for the foam to dissipate in order to conduct an origin and...

    Article • May 30th, 2006

  • Atlanta FD's Smoke Detector Outreach Program

    Once a month, Atlanta firefighters, community volunteers, business persons, even Atlanta city council members go door to door in the targeted community and ask residents for permission to install new smoke alarms, change batteries, or check previously...

    Article • May 8th, 2006

  • Bottom Line

    But when we teach children about the importance of having working smoke alarms throughout their homes, we’re doing it with the realization that there is only so much they can do alone. Escaping from fire is a dangerous and complex business.

    Article • March 13th, 2006

  • Lessons I Learned at the Circus

    Are you aware that you can think and relax at the same time? Just because you are enjoying a particular activity you are not precluded from exercising your brain cells. Heck, some of my best ideas have come in the midst of some really enjoyable...

    Article • February 13th, 2006

  • Fire Service Marketing

    The term customer has taken some time to sink into the culture of fire protection. The fire and emergency services have been latecomers to this particular aspect of marketing. Customer service is a vital part of the discipline of marketing management...

    Article • February 7th, 2006

  • There Is No Better Gift Than A Local Partnership

    Sitting in that room that day, literacy experts and safety advocates together, we soon came to a striking realization: we're trying to reach the very same people!At the top of every gift-buyers' list this year you'll find books. From rare finds to...

    Article • January 23rd, 2006

  • Treat The Media The Same As You Would The Public

    Remember that we are responsible for the media’s safety just as well as the general public.Happens all the time, barricade tape is put up to keep onlookers and the media out of an emergency scene, and yet there are some from the public that get past the...

    Article • August 18th, 2003

  • PIO Interviews - Part III

    Many times if the issue is very sensitive and you believe there may be some fallout after the interview, other personnel should be present during the interview.

    Article • April 25th, 2003

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