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2013-07-12 23:36:27

Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc. acquires the social networking site for firefighters called 360Fire.com. It's the third acquisition for the company and increases their following of First Responders. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc. has acquired the social networking site http://www.360fire.com. This is the 3rd acquisition for Bright Mountain Holdings. The acquisition is part of a strategic plan for the company to increase its following of First...

2013-07-12 23:34:51

The Omidi brothers, through their charity Civic Duty, are moved to honor the heroic sacrifice of 19 Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshots who tragically perished fighting the Yarnell Hill wildfire in Arizona. Civic Duty will make a donation to the Prescott Firefighter’s Association and urges anyone who can help to either make a contribution for the surviving families or support their local fire department. Beverly Hils, California (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Civic Duty, a non profit charity...

2013-07-04 23:04:28

Ambulances with state-of-the-art hydraulic extraction technology will be dispatched to wildland fire incidents across the West. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 04, 2013 MedEvent911, a leading provider of medical standby services, has added hydraulic extraction equipment – commonly known as “jaws of life” – to its ambulances. The company is the first in the industry to offer this state-of-the-art rescue tool on ambulances. The vehicles will be dispatched to wildfire incidents across the...

2013-07-02 23:24:02

Fundraiser on John F. Kennedy's presidential yacht helps WishGivers support the critically ill kids of America's military, police and firefighters. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Boston’s elite are coming out in support of WishGivers.org, a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization that helps the critically ill children of America’s military, police and firefighters. On August 2, 2013 Wishgivers.org is holding a $1000-a-head fundraiser on board John F. Kennedy’s presidential...

Communication Is Important When REACTing To A Crisis
2013-07-02 17:57:46

ESA Keeping all lines of communications open during a crisis is critical -- and the Dublin Fire Brigade has shown how this can be done using satellite and hybrid technologies. An emergency exercise in Malahide estuary, north of Dublin, Ireland, put the fire service's pilot information and communication system through its paces last month. REACT, or Resource for Emergency services to Access Command and control data using satellite and hybrid Technologies, is a project co-funded by...

2013-06-27 23:31:07

Firefighters from around the country will be at the Fishers Freedom Festival to compete in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge; this is a physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the firefighter community. This is a unique and great event for the entire family to come and enjoy. (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 We are proud to announce the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be held in conjunction with the Fishers Freedom Festival this weekend. The event is being offered to...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.