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2010-09-29 21:39:40

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the International Association of Fire Fighters have prepared an educational resource for fire chiefs, firefighters, and public officials to summarize and explain the key results of a landmark study on the effect of the size of firefighting crews on the ability of the fire service to protect lives and property in residential fires.

2008-11-03 12:00:13

Less than forty-eight hours after learning to use a new handheld fire knockdown tool, the Pompton Lakes Fire Department deployed ARA Safety's FIT-5 device to effectively control and suppress a fire roaring through a Pompton Lakes home. In the mid-morning hours of Oct.

2008-10-10 15:00:15

By Mark Reynolds JOHNSTON -- The Town Council is poised to vote on a proposal to regulate local scrap yards and auto-salvage operations, forcing them to present fire prevention plans to the fire chief and comply with other new requirements.

2008-07-09 18:00:19

By Donna M. Perry LIVERMORE FALLS - Selectmen have voted to fix a damaged, interior fire station wall and have accepted changes to the Fire Department bylaws, Chairwoman Louise Chabot said Tuesday. The wall was struck by accident when a firetruck was backed into the tight quarters.

Word of the Day
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.