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2014-06-17 08:20:54

Aerial Firefighters Assure Aircraft Availability Through Aggressive Prep Work WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Operational readiness of firefighting aircraft during

2014-06-11 20:23:11

ORLAND PARK, Ill., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Early this morning, a fire tore through a home in an unincorporated area of southwest suburban Mokena, killing an elderly couple before they

2014-06-10 23:11:57

Mobility solutions provider FieldConnect attends NFPA Conference in Las Vegas to connect with fire and alarm companies. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 10, 2014

2014-06-02 23:08:52

Mobility solutions provider FieldConnect will be in Las Vegas to attend the Construction Financial Management Association and National Fire Protection Association Conferences. Las

2014-05-30 23:03:27

CEO of Caylym, Rick Goddard and Communications Director for the Wildfire Research Network,Tony Morris, speak with Lyons Filmer on the future of fighting wildfires. Fresno

2014-05-23 20:20:38

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- More helicopters and fixed wing aircraft are being deployed to battle the Slide Fire in Northern Arizona.

2014-05-22 12:23:11

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to educate Americans about how to prevent accidental wildfires, Disney is joining the Ad Council, the U.S.

2014-05-21 23:14:08

3 out of 4 US firefighters are volunteers. Support for Firefighters, Inc.

2014-05-20 16:21:42

DUBLIN, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gpgpcr/fire_apparatus)

2014-05-19 08:20:45

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Private operators of fixed wing tankers and helicopters are deploying assets to San Diego County, California, to help fight a series


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.