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Subject: How EMS handled Ferguson shooting; Barred FF swipes gear, goes to fire
Date: Wed Aug 20 21:48:43 MDT 2014
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How to choose firefighting instructors
Video: First responders in Ferguson, Mo.
August 20, 2014
Featured News
Barred FF turns up in gear at fire Ariz. firefighters make rescues in flash floods Pregnant FF with ALS takes ice bucket challenge
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Former NY fire chief suffers injury in fall
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10 NY FFs injured battling apartment fire
Off-duty firefighter helps save neighbor's home on fire
Firefighters honor 16-year-old for save at house fire
News Analysis
Fire, EMS responders share lessons from Ferguson
 By Rick Markley, FireRescue1 Editor in Chief
To say the situation is Ferguson, Mo. is a mess is to put it mildly. At last week's Fire-Rescue International conference, I spent time with two people who've been on the ground during the Ferguson protests and riots. Both, though in different capacities, were concerned with EMS units in the hot zone. During dinner one night, they relayed some unnerving stories. "Feeling" the situation
Chief's Traffic
How to choose firefighting instructors
By John Buckman, FR1 Columnist
Consider these important characteristics when appointing a fire service instructor and building a training program. Reason and consistency
Aazel Corporation Continues to Grow
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FR1 Exclusive
EMS chief: How first responders handled the Ferguson shooting
 EMS Chief Chris Cebollero walks you through how his medics handled the fast-changing situation when Michael Brown was shot by police in Ferguson, Mo. Watch the video

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FR1 Video
How not to heel a ladder
This firefighter took a nasty fall. Always place the ladder at the proper angle and make sure it is heeled.
Pre-arrival video at Ala. house fire
The home suffered heavy interior damage. No one was inside when the fire started.
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Rehab Training Center
4 tips for keeping firefighters cool
By Jeffrey Lindsey, FR1 Columnist
This time of year, there's no escaping the heat; here are some tips to prevent heat-related illnesses in firefighters. Humidity vs. heat
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