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Improvements in Fire Department Tactics Using Live Fire Tests with FDNY
2012-07-12 11:06:54

In the name of science, but with aim of saving lives, preventing injuries and reducing property losses, members of the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) spent much of the first two weeks in July setting fire to 20 abandoned townhouses on Governors Island, about a kilometer from the southern tip of Manhattan. In a series of "live burn" experiments, conducted in collaboration with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Underwriters Laboratories (UL), New York...

President Obama Demands Federal Health Insurance For Firefighters
2012-07-11 11:21:50

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Thousands of seasonal firefighters, the men and women who work the front lines of the country´s most treacherous terrain battling out-of-control wildfires, risking their lives to save the lives of many others, have gone without health insurance for themselves or their families for far too long, and now the Obama administration is drawing the fire out by ordering the government to offer plans to these die-hard workers. The...

2012-06-26 23:00:36

Free fitness program for all tactical first responders in fire rescue, military and law enforcement, and anyone suffering the ravages of excessive stress. Created and donated by RMAX International and TACFIT (Tactical Fitness) Founder Scott Sonnon, consultant to federal law enforcement agencies, military special operations units, and fire departments worldwide. (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 RMAX International to donate Recuper8 - a free, health - restoring program to Everyone in Uniform!...

Word of the Day
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).