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Subject: Video: Cops, FFs brawl in hockey game; City upset after medics unionize
Date: Mon Apr 07 20:02:19 MDT 2014
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4 people you meet on the EMS scene
Video: Big-rig rescue, lesson 1
April 7, 2014
Featured News
Video: FDNY, NYPD brawl in hockey charity game 3 FFs hurt after drunk driver slams into fire truck 2 NYPD officers critical after Coney Island fire
Today's Top Stories:
LODD: W.Va. fire chief dies of heart attack: George Underwood was working to unblock a culvert when he collapsed
Death of Pa. FF struck by train ruled accidental: "I witnessed everything. I knew what happened. It was a tragic accident."
Trial starts for woman linked to West Webster tragedy: Dawn Nguyen faces charges for buying guns used to kill two FFs
N.C. firefighter pinned at crash scene, loses leg
Photo: Firefighter rescues partner who tumbled into raging fire
Semi hits Fla. fire truck, 3 firefighters hurt
Thieves break into firefighters' cars during calls
N.D. medics unionize; city upset by move
NJ firefighter adopts dog rescued from cliff
News Analysis
Charity brawl exposes dark underbelly of public service
 By Rick Markley, FireRescue1 Editor in Chief
I began firefighting later in life than most. And I recall one particular Firefighter I and II instructor often making disparaging remarks about cops — in a joking manner. Watching the video of the bench-clearing brawl at a FDNY vs NYPD charity hockey game makes me wonder how many of those younger fire cadets in my class took the instructor's jokes to heart. How many accepted that as an attitude they had to assume in order to be accepted?
Firehouse Funnies
4 people you meet on the EMS scene
By Will Wyatt, FR1 Columnist
After you attend enough medical emergencies you begin to recognize the same people time and time again. No, not the same individuals, but those with the same traits. The TV medical expert
A New Way Of Thinking
More and more, firefighters around the globe are choosing to use the dual-powered (battery and a/c) BH-20. It’s ergonomic, light-weight (59 lbs with battery), and compact design (24” x 24” x 10”) requires only one person carry and set it up. Engineered to build pressure quickly. Engineered to BlowHard.
Video Training
Big-rig rescue: Lesson 1
 This lesson breaks down the five steps of effective extrication involving large vehicles and focuses on shoring. Watch the video

New Stationwear from True North Gear - Elements FR Sweatshirt
Made for safety, with inherent fire resistant fabric and a summer 2014 NFPA 1975 certification. Build for comfort with durable water and wind resistant, performance wear technology featuring a 1/4 stand-up collar and a zippered chest pocket with four pen holders inside.
FR1 Video
NIST and UL research on fire behavior training: Part 5
Stephen Kerber, P.E. from UL, discusses fire behavior training.
Raw video and radio traffic: 2-alarm Detroit commercial fire
A company officer reported that the roof was sagging and led to an evacuation order.
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Product News
The skinny: Specialized firefighting vehicles
By Robert Avsec, FR1 Columnist
Some emergency scenarios require specialized vehicles to move patients or attack fire; here's a look at what's on the market and how to make the best choice. Off-roading
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