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2014-08-16 23:01:39

The Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge is coming to Seattle, Washington this weekend. Firefighters from around the country will be there to compete in this physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the firefighter community. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 We are proud to announce the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be coming to the Seattle this weekend. The event is being offered to promote the physical fitness of firefighters, and will be part of a...

2014-08-15 16:20:27

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past four months, CSX's Safety Train: Energy Preparedness Program, with rolling classrooms and specialized hands-on training, has trained more than 1,300 first responders from more than 250 organizations in more than a dozen cities and towns, in partnership with the Firefighters Training and Education Foundation. This enhanced training program offers fire fighters, police officers, emergency management professionals and other...

2014-08-11 23:03:48

Free training helps firefighters understand the warning signs of flashover and learn how to use new thermal imaging technology. Telford, PA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Today Draeger announced that it will bring its Live Fire Training Roadshow to locations across the United States, beginning with a training event in Minneapolis August 15-16. Available to both professional and volunteer firefighters, this live fire experience is essential for departments that might not otherwise have access to...

2014-08-07 12:20:53

NORFOLK, Va., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First responders from nine states took part in a Norfolk Southern-sponsored crude-by-rail emergency response class recently at the Association of American Railroads' Security and Emergency Response Training Center (SERTC) in Pueblo, Colo. The event marked the latest in Norfolk Southern's ongoing efforts to facilitate rail-focused training for emergency personnel across its operating system. Forty responders from Pennsylvania, Ohio,...

2014-08-05 23:11:39

Arson Detection Dog Project Will Help El Dorado County as well as All Surrounding Regions and States. Ruffhaus Hot Dogs and Talisman Collection giving thousands of dollars in unique gifts to donors including year of free hot dogs, free jewelry repairs and Victorinox Swiss Army Limited Edition Search and Rescue Watch. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 El Dorado County Firefighters have dire need to adopt, train and care for a desperately necessary arson detection dog. This is the...

2014-07-31 23:06:45

New Emergency Management System Free to Fire and Rescue Departments Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 If you’re a concerned citizen reading this article, fantastic! Please continue on. If you’re a concerned Firefighter or EMT, please put down anything of importance, and prepare yourself for some amazing news. The startup company Maker Consulting, headquartered just outside of the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, is beginning to turn heads with a new business strategy; Maker...

2014-07-28 23:03:05

NASA based products by SunSeeker Enterprises more effective in keeping our fire fighters alive. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 With California in a record draught and fire season upon us, it is welcome news that a fire blanket that is over 200 percent more effective than current protection is under development by SunSeeker Enterprises, Inc. The fire blanket—utilizing the same technology developed by NASA to protect spacecraft from the extreme heat of re-entry into the Earth's...

2014-07-21 20:22:27

There's a constant need for the fire defense services offered by George Saadian and his team at FPG, Inc., which is particularly apparent after a large and frightening L.A. area fire LOS ANGELES, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At Fire Protection Group, Inc., you'll find dependable fire protection from a truly top-notch team. That's because FPG, Inc. is led by George Saadian. As the company's general manager and chief engineer, Mr. Saadian ensures effective design and implementation of...

2014-07-09 23:13:52

Recently, while fighting a commercial building fire, an aerial ladder from a Colton City fire truck made contact with a 12,000-volt power line injuring three firefighters. Dwight Cromie, of Energy Independence Magazine, spoke with Battalion Chief Kevin Valentin, who was on the scene that night, about the incident. Colton, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 “Remember what CJ said,” they yelled. “Remember CJ’s rules.” Shouting those words in an electrical emergency is not a specific...

2014-07-08 23:09:42

Money Back Offer Announced for America’s Top 100 Most Dangerous Cities Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Cities who made the FBI’s Top 100 Most Dangerous Cities list this year may have something to celebrate after all. Drone manufacturer Olaeris has announced a bold proposal offering to significantly reduce crime in these cities and cut all 911 response times by 50-80%. The company is offering a money back guarantee to prove they can deliver on that promise. Olaeris has developed the...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.