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Subject: Video: Boy to be FF for day; Why sugar is killing FFs
Date: Wed Apr 30 18:57:26 MDT 2014
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Why sugar is killing firefighters
Mayday-RIT training: Lesson 1
April 30, 2014
Featured News
Boy with heart transplant to be FF for a day Ala. fire station destroyed by tornado Texas FF seriously injured in wall collapse
Today's Top Stories:
Former NY fire chief dies in motorcycle crash: Former fire chief Douglas Edwards died from his injuries
Conn. firefighters sent out on anti-crime initiative: Intent is to improve ways to keep young people active
Active search ends for bodies in Wash. mudslide: Transition marked by gathering 200 FFs, others for ceremony
Fire chief of embattled Mo. district submits resignation
Despite threats to quit, volunteer firefighters stay on board
Calif. firefighters allege age discrimination in lawsuit
Video: Girl, 9, thanks FFs who saved her
Man dies after fire; firefighter son accompanies him to hospital
Photos: Firefighters rescue ducklings from storm drain
News Analysis
Houston fatal crash a reminder of roadside danger
 By Rick Markley, FireRescue1 Editor in Chief
Sometimes life is random and absurd. There are events that you can assign cause to, but they still defy reason. When I read this past weekend's story of a drunk who slammed into the back of a Houston fire truck, killing his passenger and injuring two firefighters, I found myself relieved. Relieved because if that fire truck had been anywhere else, there could have been more injuries and deaths. Prepare for the unexpected
The Rehab Training Center
Why sugar is killing firefighters
By Jeffrey Lindsey, FR1 Columnist
Given that sugar elevates the risk of cancer and heart attack, no fire department should be providing sugary food and drinks. Sugar high
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Video Training
Mayday-RIT training: Lesson 1
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FR1 Video
Wall breached to rescue woman from fire
FFs knocked down a cement wall and carried the woman two blocks to a nearby clinic for treatment.
Helmet cam: 2-alarm house fire in Pa.
The fire extended into the attic and had heavy air blowing into it.
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Product News
5 tools for 'throw, row, go' swift-water rescue ops
By Robert Avsec, FR1 Columnist
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