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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...

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...

2013-06-18 23:20:40

Superb Safety Supports National Safety Month with Free Color Guide of Leading Manufacturers Products for Fire Safety Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 SUPERB SAFETY, Inc., http://superbsafety.com, a leading provider of the latest and highest quality of Industrial & Personal safety products on the market today, announces the release of a customized Complimentary Fire Safety Guide featuring Leading Manufacturers products to support June as National Safety Month. This beautiful,...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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