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Subject: 2 FFs suspended after fire truck crash; Woman shoots at FFs over illegal burn
Date: Mon Jun 16 20:00:03 MDT 2014
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FR1 Member Newsletter
12 things we learned burning S.C. homes
First arriving: How do you attack this fire?
June 16, 2014
Featured News
2 N.C. FFs suspended after fire truck crash 6 on Father's Day visit die in NJ house fire FF impersonator pulls fire alarm prank at hotel
Today's Top Stories:
Ala. mayor accuses fire department of inflating call numbers: FD leaders say they are in a no-win situation
Pa. fire recruits who use drugs, alcohol sometimes hired: Chief calls it OK if they've managed to stay out of trouble for 2 years
Ohio firefighters shot at responding to fire: Firefighters said the woman refused to let them put out the fire
Fire department may get swept up in EMS theft probe
NJ lawmakers to cap FF, police raises
Firefighters raise money to help fire chief with mudslide workload
Wireless firms hiding cell towers at churches, other tall structures
Video: Firefighters finish job started by man who died
Would-be cat rescuer ends up needing rescue
News Analysis
Ohio FF's death is a small step toward a safer fire service
 By Rick Markley, FireRescue1 Editor in Chief
The U.S. Fire Administration's classifying a Hep. C victim as a LODD 14 years after the incident is a step in the right direction for firefighter health and safety. On June 6, 2000, Firefighter Rick Halcomb responded to a vehicle crash with a trapped victim. The victim had Hepatitis C, which Halcomb contracted when he come into contact with the victim's blood. What happened next
Chief's Traffic
12 things we learned burning S.C. homes
By John Buckman, FR1 Advisor
If we have learned most of what we know about fire behavior from our experience, was it the right experience? Still making mistakes
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Reality Training
First arriving: How do you attack this fire?
 A known explosion, heavy flames and strong wind present challenges for the first-arriving crews; how would you lead and attack this fire? Watch the video

Introducing the PolyBilt Badger Flatbed Truck
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FR1 Video
Russian firefighter prank
A firefighter asleep in a classroom is pranked by his brothers when they start stomping to simulating running out for a call. Watch out for the door!
Helmet cam and radio traffic: House fire in Md.
Firefighters responded to a fire at a house that has burned down twice before.
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The Question
What would you change about your fire recruit school experience?
By FR1 Staff
In the spirit of better preparing recruits to be firefighters, we asked those who have been through the academy to weigh in on how that experience could be better. Here are the top six answers. Join the conversation
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Product News
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