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FDIC HOT Class for 2015

We all know that getting water on the fire as quickly as possible is the best way to avoid bad situations. We also know that some of the best in the business have been confronted with situations beyond their control even after doingShow More Summary

NEW Fire Engineering Cartoon Posted

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America’s Worst Volunteer Firefighter is in Suburban Philly; Identified in The Daily Beast

If any one of the over 160 criminal charges filed against him are true, it would be astronomically difficult to argue with The Beast’s opinion that he is America's Worst Volunteer Firefighter. Sadly, we see these news headlines all too often: Firefighter Charged with Setting Fires. Show More Summary

Compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel tanks explode during truck fire

From time to time, hazards that we may have previously recognized as low-frequency encounters become something we are much more likely to face on a fire or other emergency response. Technology or culture evolves. A particular process or type of equipment becomes more prevalent in society. Show More Summary

Station House Retreat

Station House Retreat to open February 2! Station House Retreat is a treatment facility exclusively for first responders located in south Florida. We will begin accepting first responders who are coping with an addiction on Monday,…

Water + molten steel = Massive steam explosion

When it comes to facilities handling molten steel and similar substances, firefighters must understand the implications of adding water during any fire suppression activities. While the event described here was not directly related to...Show More Summary

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