Firefighter Fitness

As firefighters, how do we take care and prepare ourselves to operate efficiently? We are all constantly working towards bettering ourselves through training, education, working out, and nutrition. The leading cause of firefighter deaths the past few decades has been linked to cardiac issues. Across the country there are a variety of different ways that […]

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Safe Injection Sites

medicscribe I wrote an op-ed this month that was published by the Hartford Courant. Insight: I See What Heroin Does. Let People Shoot Up Safely Included was a checklist: 5 Things to Know About Heroin Addiction I read an article a few days later that said that when called an “overdose prevention site,” as opposed […]

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Trump Administration Pledges to Work with States on Wildfire Prevention

Bill Carey Feds to step up fuel reduction efforts     By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — As wildfires choke California and other Western states, the Trump administration pledged Thursday to work more closely with state and local officials to prevent wildfires from ever starting. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said the Forest Service […]

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KME Fire Apparatus Introduces the Tuff Truck Aerialcat™

chrism NESQUEHONING, PA—KME Fire Apparatus, a manufacturer of fire apparatus, announces the launch of the new extreme-duty aerial, the Tuff Truck AerialCat™. The new Tuff Truck™ was specifically designed to meet the demands of a challenging urban environment with tight streets and numerous obstacles. The 103-foot Tuff Truck AerialCat™ is a highly maneuverable 103-foot ladder […]

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New Rig Helps Texas Fire Department Reach High-Rises

Bill Carey Woodlands Fire Department receives new Pierce tiller     By Jeff Forward, Houston Chronicle WOODLANDS, Texas (Houston Chronicle) – The Woodlands Fire Department’s newest truck has not been put into use yet as department staff learn how to drive the double-cabbed vehicle, but Fire Chief Alan Benson said he and other leaders at […]

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Evacuation Warnings Near Glacier Park Fire

Bill Carey A small number of homes are threatened by the wildfire     HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana authorities are warning residents they may have to leave their homes because of a fire burning near the southern border of Glacier National Park. The Flathead County Office of Emergency Services says Wednesday’s evacuation warning affects […]

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Texas HEAT needs your help!

ryan Texas HEAT is looking for a little help from you! Texas Hazmat Education and Training is currently seeking donations for their annual $2500 scholarship.  For a 100$ or more donation, one of these beautiful coins can be yours. Email txheat@yahoo.com for more information!

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