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Subject: FF jailed for smuggling claims setup; Video: FF stranded on roof at fire
Date: Mon Apr 28 19:25:44 MDT 2014
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IN THIS ISSUE
Fire service has a leadership crisis
What one technique can keep you safe?
April 28, 2014
Featured News
Tornadoes kill 17 in Ark., Okla. LODD: Mass. FF suffers medical emergency FF to hike 274 miles in honor of fallen comrades
Today's Top Stories:
LODD: Ky. firefighter dies of heart attack: FF Charles Goff suffered a fatal heart attack after responding to a multiple-vehicle crash
FF imprisoned in Ecuador for smuggling, says it's a setup: Was set to fly back to the U.S. when drug dogs targeted his suitcase
4 FDNY dispatchers suspended for ambulance delay in fatal fire: Dispatchers were not in assigned positions
2 firefighters injured when car slams Houston fire truck
4 Tenn. firefighters hurt when wall collapses
Fired female firefighter rehired after discrimination suit
Mass. firefighter injured after falling from aerial ladder
Texas firefighter dies in shooting
Firefighters deliver baby girl on sidewalk
Women in Firefighting
Fire service has a leadership crisis
By Cheryl Horvath, FR1 Columnist
Why is it still an issue bringing women on the job, promoting women to front-line officer positions, or considering women in chief officer positions? This is telling of a systemic crisis of leadership. Champions needed
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FIREGROUND Flash Tips
What one simple technique can keep you safe?
 FR1 Columnist Kip Teitsort explains a defensive move that's effective against everything from punches and pushes, to hair grabs and choke holds. Watch the video

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FR1 Video
Firefighter stranded on roof
The firefighter waited over two minutes for a ladder to be thrown for him to get off the roof that was being eaten away by fire.
Runaway fire boat caught on video
A fire boat is seen leaving a fire station in Poland of its own accord, unattached to any vehicle.
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Product News
Know this before buying fire truck rearview cameras
By Robert Avsec, FR1 Columnist
A rearview camera on a fire truck is one tool to keep firefighters and the rig from getting hurt in backing maneuvers. See it
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Fire attack: Keeping the proper distance
By Jason Hovelmann, FR1 Columnist
I have witnessed live burn scenarios where the students were shoved as close to the fire as possible — helmets come out smoking and deformed and face shields melted. There is no need to expose firefighters to that kind of heat. Stay safe
 
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