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2014-04-12 23:02:03

On April 5th, Unitek Education hosted Operation Urban Rescue, a multi-agency, mass-casualty training simulation with the goal of uniting military and civilian emergency medical services into one training event. (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 On April 5th, Unitek Education hosted Operation Urban Rescue, one of the largest multi-agency, mass-casualty training simulations held in the Bay Area. Operation Urban Rescue concentrated on a military and civilian response to a simulated domestic disturbance...

2014-04-12 23:00:30

Coal prices are expected to grow slightly in the five years to 2019, as slowing economic growth of major global markets (e.g. China) places downward pressure on product prices. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Coal Mining industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 The Coal Mining industry has been on the mend in the five years to 2014, with revenue expected to increase at an annualized rate of 2.1%...

2014-04-11 23:25:07

Flood Law Group announced today that they are available to investigate claims related to injuries possibly resulting from the spontaneous migration of Mirena IUD’s. Pursuant to In Re: Mirena Litigation; Case No. 297, Docket No. BER-L-4098-13 in the Superior Court of New Jersey, many claims are alleging that Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals failed to provide adequate warning to patients about the potential risks associated with the Mirena IUD. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 10, 2014...

2014-04-11 23:25:06

In an effort to promote family safety, Kirkland RV recommends that RVers pack and carry a fully-stocked first aid kit on their RV trips. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 It’s wise to be prepared for any possible emergency. Especially during an RV trip, safety precautions are a must. Kirkland RV recently released an article detailing the 20 most important first aid items that any RVing family should keep in their first aid kit. Among the recommended items are bandages, antiseptic...

2014-04-11 23:24:52

ESO Solutions has partnered with Emergency Reporting to create a Fire and EMS state-of-the-art digital hub. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 ESO Solutions, a top pre-hospital software provider, has partnered with Emergency Reporting, a leading Fire/Rescue reporting and records management software company, to create a Fire and EMS state-of-the-art digital hub, enabling the deployment of best-of-breed records management solutions and the implementation of the latest in patient data...

2014-04-11 23:22:40

NJ Fire Equipment CEO talks about flight safety with respect to lithium battery devices. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 With the missing Malaysia Flight 370 continuing to dominate headlines as well as the fact that it is the subject of many conversations about commercial flight safety, All Hands Fire Equipment CEO, Donald Colarusso, is passionate about sharing information about lithium battery safety on flights. He discusses upcoming changes in black boxes as well as concern about...

2014-04-11 23:02:50

Intermedix's incident management solutions receives federal certification. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 The Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have approved the use of WebEOC in the Amazon Cloud. WebEOC, the incident management software used by FEMA for the last 20 months, received the Software System Certification & Accreditation approval and authorization to operate in the Amazon Cloud, enabling a transparent exchange of critical...

2014-04-11 23:00:47

Attorney James Belote from the Law Offices of Stipe & Belote successfully secured compensation for a car accident victim who was hurt after another driver failed to stop at a stop sign. The compensation was awarded through a trial verdict. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 A car accident victim who was represented by Oklahoma City Personal Injury Attorney James Belote in trial obtained a court judgment for $752,458.31 in compensation for her injuries, according to journal entry...

2014-04-11 23:00:29

The following is a list of time-proven suggestions on how to get ready to weather the upcoming hurricane storm season from A & D Propane, Inc. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 The 2014 hurricane season is fast approaching. According to Robert Dobyns, president of A &D Propane, waiting until a tropical storm or hurricane is imminent in order to begin preparations is a bad decision. “Timely, advance preparation can protect both you and your property from harm,” Dobyns...

2014-04-11 16:20:30

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's statewide trout season begins on April 12, prompting the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to urge anglers and other woodland visitors to take steps to prevent wildfires. "We ask trout anglers and other visitors to be extremely careful because fire danger ranges from high to very high across much of the state," DCNR Secretary Ellen Ferretti said. "One act of carelessness could prove disastrous among...


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Mercury Park Lane 1959
2014-04-17 12:46:27

Mercury automobiles was a brand of vehicles as a subsidy of the Ford Motor Company. It was established by the Edsel Ford in 1938. The Mercury brand was a luxury vehicle placed between the high end Ford and the base Lincoln models. In 1945, Mercury became half of the Lincoln division until it was phased out in 2011. The last Mercury produced was a Grand Marquis which left the assembly line on January 4, 2011. From 1958 to 1960, Edsel brand models were part of the Lincoln-Mercury group. The...

Hualālai
2014-04-10 12:06:55

Hualālai is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and is one of five volcanoes that form the island. It reaches an elevation of 8,271 feet and is thought to have emerged from the sea about 300,000 years ago, making it the third youngest volcano on the island. Its shape is rough compared to younger volcanoes and it holds three rift zones that are covered with over one hundred cinder cones and spatter cones. Although it does not hold a caldera at its summit, it does...

Zubair Group
2014-04-10 10:08:46

Zubair Group, also known as Zubayr Group or Al Zubair Group, is a chain of volcanic islands belonging to Yemen that are located on top of a shield volcano in the Red Sea. Zubair Group The largest island, known as Zubair, is among the youngest islands, which also include Saba, Saddle, and Haycock. The shield volcano underneath the islands began a period of eruptions and eventually quieted down, followed by a period of explosive and effusive eruptions that formed the islands that are present...

Kohala
2014-04-10 10:03:58

Kohala is an extinct shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and reaches an elevation of 5,480 feet. It is one of five volcanoes that comprise the island of Hawaii and is thought to be about one million years old, although it only emerged from the sea about 500,000 years ago. Because its last eruption is thought to have occurred about 120,000 years ago, based on studies conducted on hardened lava flows, this volcano is not thought to pose a threat to inhabitants on the island....

Askja
2014-04-09 16:13:20

Askja is an active stratovolcano that is located in the isolated central highlands in Iceland. It reaches an elevation of 4,974 feet and its name literally means caldera, or box, in the Icelandic language. The area can only be reached during a period of a few months and because it located in the rain shadow of the Vatnajökull glacier to the northeast, it only receives 17.7 inches of rain per year. One of Askja’s smaller craters holds a lake known as Öskjuvatn, which is often frozen over...

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