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Volunteer Fire Dept Burned Out of Station Gets Donated Rig

With limited water supply, the donated truck will be outfitted as a tender By Hicham Raache TWIN LAKES, Okla. (KFOR) – You can always count on firefighters to come to their community’s rescue, but sometimes...

How fire departments can navigate the legal marijuana maze

Long-time fire service attorney and volunteer firefighter steers us through the legal minefield of marijuana use and volunteer firefighting By Rick Markley Love or hate recent general elections, one trend...

NIST tests AI flashover prediction tool

The model correctly predicted flashovers one minute beforehand for about 86% of the simulated fires By NIST Firefighting is a race against time. Exactly how much time? For firefighters, that part is often...

Canada: Tools Stolen from Volunteer Fire Dept

Chainsaws, drills, and other tools were taken from a trailer left to supply firefighters during wildland fires By Corey Bullock, Canbrook Daily Townsman The Regional District of East Kootenay is asking for...

Chief Compton Given Fallen Firefighter Foundation Award

Chief Compton’s leadership served as a catalyst, building strong bridges between the Foundation and the national fire service organizations The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is pleased to present the...

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