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2014-07-10 23:00:30

Timmons Group was chosen to develop the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Management Activity Project Planning and Event Reporter MAPPER, (CalMAPPER).

2014-07-09 23:13:52

Recently, while fighting a commercial building fire, an aerial ladder from a Colton City fire truck made contact with a 12,000-volt power line injuring three firefighters.

2014-07-04 23:00:37

The Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge is coming to Missoula, Montana this weekend, where firefighters from around the country will be there to compete in this family friendly physical endurance

2014-07-03 23:02:28

Fire departments across the country have less than one month to apply for the Life Safety Achievement Award, announces NASFM Fire Research & Education Foundation and Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance

2014-07-01 12:24:13

Safe Outdoor Equipment and Vehicle Use Key to Preventing Fires SAN FRANCISCO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and CAL FIRE today announced a partnership

2014-06-30 15:01:16

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered a widely distributed group of marine bacteria that produce compounds nearly identical to toxic man-made fire retardants.

2014-06-27 20:22:06

Global Fire Technologies, Inc.

2014-06-26 20:21:02

The 2014 fire season in Southern California will be historically long and intense, underlining the importance of Global Fire Technologies, Inc.'s preventive efforts LOS ANGELES, June

2014-06-18 20:22:33

Those in charge of fire safety at the World Cup in Brazil would benefit greatly from the proven skill and experience of George Saadian and his team at FPG, Inc. LOS ANGELES, June 18,

2014-06-17 23:01:32

Bill Would Require Battery Operated Smoke Alarms in NY to Have 10-Year Battery Life Albany, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 The National Association of State


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'.