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Subject: FFs punished for farts, chokehold gags; Family sues for FF training death
Date: Mon Aug 04 20:33:33 MDT 2014
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FR1 Member Newsletter
4 steps to be a better fire department leader
Cold Water Challenge Face-off: Robert Avsec vs. Lorraine Carli
August 4, 2014
Featured News
Family sues training program after FF's death 50K bees hinder fatal-crash rescue LODD: La. fire chief dies of heart attack
Today's Top Stories:
Chokehold leads to Tenn. firefighter's suspension: Put a colleague, who passed gas in front of him, in a chokehold until losing consciousness
Tucson Fire medic sues for lack of space to pump breast milk: Claims request to work at station with privacy denied
Former Conn. firefighter gets 9 months for attempting to bribe firefighters: Stems from complaints he filed against the fire department for light-duty assignments
Okla. fire chief resigns amid internal investigation
Girl accused of setting huge Calif. fire to undergo mental evaluation
Ga. man charged with impersonating firefighter
Off-duty firefighter rescues man from submerged car
Maine firefighter gets $16K for whistle-blower lawsuit
Ohio firefighter could win $1M in potato chip contest
Leading the Team
4 steps to be a better fire department leader
By Linda Willing, FR1 Columnist
Officers have enormous power to prevent catastrophes like workplace violence and lawsuits. But they have to notice what is going on to start. How can you improve your ability to pay attention? These four basic things go a long way.
New Cargo Slides From On Scene Solutions
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FR1 Exclusive
Top 5 firefighting videos of July
 Best clips include a hilarious public service announcement and a firefighter pranking his girlfriend during a parachute proposal. Watch the videos

InciComm Command: Meet the Simplest, Smartest Solution in Incident Command
Today's IC needs smart tools to help bring everyone home safe. Introducing InciComm Command, a digital application that runs on any tablet and knows everything about the who, what, where, when, and how long of the fireground. Any IC can benefit from InciComm Command's smudge-free, fast, intuitive, simple design.
FR1 Video
Ind. fire chief shares lessons learned from house fire
The event created a close call for firefighters as they worked to find and suppress the fire.
Firefighters perform balcony rescue at high-rise fire
Crews rescued at least two tenants from a back balcony using a ladder from an aerial truck.
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Product News
7 fire trucks that make you say 'wow'
By Robert Avsec, FR1 Columnist
The imagination of firefighters and apparatus designers is unlimited. The converted, specially engineered and just plain odd-looking fire trucks may not have a place in everyday life, but they are worth a closer look. Tanks a lot
Presenting the Ultimate Driving Simulation Systems for Fire/Rescue/EMS
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Cold Water Challenge
Face-off: Robert Avsec vs. Lorraine Carli
By FR1 Staff
Which fire service leader do you think completed the challenge first? Cast your vote
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