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Subject: Mark Cuban gives $10K to Texas FD; Driver gets 4 years in death of FF
Date: Mon May 19 20:14:58 MDT 2014
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FR1 Member Newsletter
2 behaviors that will kill your fire service career
Video: The bent-arm check
May 19, 2014
Featured News
Houston FF dies in bicycle accident with trailer Calif. wildland FF's 'selfie' goes viral Video: Girl, 10, gets VIP treatment as fire chief
Today's Top Stories:
NYPD Asst. Chief, FirstNet board member moved off 911 division: FirstNet board investigated for procurement, ethics
LODD: Wyo. fire supervisor dies of cardiac arrest: Suffered a cardiac arrest while participating in a pack test
Pa. closer to 911 texting, has glitches: Not available for two more months, only accepts Verizon texts at present
Austin settles hiring suit, sets aside slots for minorities
FFs rescue woman who plunged down Fenway elevator shaft
Semi driver gets 4 years in death of Ill. firefighter
Mark Cuban gives $10K to struggling fire department
Injured N.C. FF ready to get back on job
86-year-old volunteer FF still on the job
News Analysis
PTSD, like cancer, is quietly killing firefighters
 By Rick Markley, FireRescue1 Editor in Chief
One of the marks of good writing is the level of authenticity that comes through the piece. And Kelly Grayson's column is about as authentic as you can get. If you missed it, Grayson courageously discusses his own battle with depression. It is difficult enough to admit your problems to yourself, let alone share them with hundreds of thousands of readers. His piece is a reminder that mental illness will eat away at us if left unchecked. What we can do
Tip of the Spear
2 bad behaviors that will kill your fire service career
By Dennis Rubin, FR1 Columnist
Not only can harassment and discrimination undermine your leadership, they can land you in court; here's how to protect yourself. Make it policy
Is Your Agency Ready for a Zombie Invasion?
Prepare your agency for a zombie takeover – and any other unexpected cataclysms that might compromise your ability to respond to an emergency.

After all, if you’re ready for a zombie invasion, you're ready for any emergency.

Escaping Violent Encounters
The bent-arm check
 This self-defense technique will help protect you against a sweeping punch and other side attacks and can be done standing or sitting. Watch the video

StatsFD Features Automatic Stats & Push Analytics
StatsFD has a decade of accreditation experience. Now StatsFD goes automatic with “live” dashboards and targeted performance updates “pushed” to mobile devices. Involve your responders. Download “Improving Fire Rescue Performance”. Learn best practice stats step-by-step including demand, fractiles, distribution, concentration, reliability, ERF, benchmarks & baselines, performance maps and much more.
FR1 Video
Iran firefighter fail 2.0
Firefighters in Iran have difficulty putting out this car fire.
Firefighters save baby squirrel after car blaze
The squirrel was noticed underneath a car after firefighters extinguished the blaze.
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Product News
Fire apparatus pumping: static water sources
By Robert Avsec, FR1 Columnist
Drafting from static water supplies is a different animal than pulling water from a municipal source; here's how to get the most from your rig. Suck it up
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