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2014-09-12 23:04:24

The Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge is coming to Milwaukee, Wisconsin this weekend. Firefighters from around the country will be there to compete in this physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the firefighter community. Milwaukee, Wisconsin (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 We are proud to announce the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be coming to the Milwaukee this weekend. The event is being offered to promote the physical fitness of firefighters, and will be part...

2014-09-05 08:26:18

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on its reputation for rugged and lightweight helmet cameras, Fire Cam has announced a new product for police officers and other first responders - the Oncall(TM) Live Video System. The system lets users stream live video, audio and GPS location data to a command post or dispatcher, enabling real-time situational awareness. More information about Oncall(TM), along with an action-packed video showing the technology in action, is...

2014-08-21 23:15:40

Speed is the key to effective firefighting, and fire chiefs and fire agency communicators now have a new way to reach and dispatch fire squads. Chicago IL (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Telcom & Data introduces a new line of Emergency Communications for Fire Departments with the XOP Networks Enhanced Firebar. The Enhanced Firebar system gets men and machines in motion quickly with features that make it possible to deploy virtually or from a central firehouse to county-wide group of...

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...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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