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2013-08-09 23:02:10

The fast-moving Silver Fire in Southern California continues to grow and threaten communities, reminding us of the importance of preparing for wildfire.

2013-08-08 23:19:12

Firefighters from around the country will be in Lexington, KY to compete in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge; a physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the firefighter community.

2013-07-31 23:37:12

As the US Wildfire Season seems to grow more intense each year, All Hands Fire Equipment is releasing wild fire prevention and safety tips for those in affected areas. Neptune,

2013-07-29 23:28:56

In the aftermath of the tragic loss of 19 Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshots who died fighting the Yarnell Hill wildfire in Arizona, the Omidi brothers, co-founders of the non profit charity

2013-07-26 23:19:12

Attorney Dave Karasic of Patents Etcetera and Inventor Bobby Grantham announce the completion of design enhancements to the Grantham MechVent™, the innovative pre-entry firefighting attack tool

2013-07-23 12:34:19

Flame retardants are often extremely harmful to health.

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

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

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.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.