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Subject: 1 tip for surviving a fire truck crash; 9/11 remains returned to WTC site
Date: Mon May 12 20:35:23 MDT 2014
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IN THIS ISSUE
4 training solutions for volunteer departments
Video: How would you attack this car fire?
May 12, 2014
Featured News
3 bodies recovered from hot-air balloon crash Ohio fire truck, pickup truck crash head-on 9/11 remains returned to World Trade Center site
Today's Top Stories:
Woman dies after SUV collides with fire truck: Two firefighters were taken to the hospital for minor injuries
4 firefighters hurt in rollover crash released from hospital: The cause of the crash is still under investigation
2 EMTs arrested after police find marijuana inside ambulance: Items found: cannabis infused oral spray, pot corn
City hires NY law firm to battle firefighters' union
Beloved NY fire chief dies at CFSI meeting
Ohio department cuts shift from 5 to 4
Mass. firefighter injured battling 3-alarm fire
Minn. FF rebuilds home after wildfire
Firefighters rescue 22 trapped on stalled Ferris wheel
News Analysis
1 simple step to surviving a fire truck crash
 By Rick Markley, FireRescue1 Editor in Chief
Outside of weather conditions and time-of-day traffic patterns, there just aren't any indicators for when a fire truck is likely to crash. Poorly trained drivers and poorly maintained vehicles can predict overall risk, but doesn't send up any "today's the day" red flag. While en route, the situation can go from normal to deadly in a split second with almost no warning. There are many things we can do to keep safer, the easiest being ...
Volunteer Voice
4 training fixes for fire departments
By Robert Rielage, FR1 Columnist
It is difficult to find the time and money to train firefighters to required level, yet your firefighters' and civilians' lives depend on it. Here are some ideas on how to get that done. Competency partners
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Reality Training
How would you attack this car fire?
 With fires in today's vehicles, it is critical to know the risks and how to protect firefighters against them. Watch the video

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FR1 Video
Helmet-cam: Miss. structure fire with exposures
The fire extended into to a garage and vehicle in the driveway.
The Doggy Fire dance
Check out mascot Doggy Fire in action at the Firefighter Challenge in France!
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Product News
Powered self-loading cot is a back saver
By Dan White, FR1 Columnist
The iN/X or Ferno Integrated Patient Transport and Loading System provides weight support for smooth transitions that both your patients, and your back, will appreciate. First of its kind
Quick Step Anchor — "Get Off the Roof Safe"
The Quick Step Anchor is a light-weight (11 pounds) yet robust (1000 test load) folding step which provides a truck company firefighter performing vertical ventilation with a stable platform to speed up the task, and a secure anchor point to tether to, preventing a fall. Proudly made in the USA.
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