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2012-10-26 04:02:28

The Extraction Zones App is an Essential Tool For Emergency And Medical Teams — Using This App Means Safety First. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 The Extraction Zones app is a mobile application that can be downloaded to virtually any phone or tablet. The application provides firefighters and rescue teams with easy to read renderings of the structural supports, airbags and power and propulsion systems of popular vehicles. This information allows first responders to quickly...

2012-06-05 23:02:20

FireWhat has thus far pulled in $6.4 million for fire departments and communities throughout northern California. The company is seeking to expand its reach and create grant opportunities for all. Dunsmuir, CA (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 FireWhat, a small start-up in northern California, has recruited a team of highly talented grantwriters, led by Sam Lanier, a fulltime CALFIRE captain in Napa County and a former Grant Administrator for FEMA. The company is made up of firefighters with a deep...

2011-11-09 18:30:00

Seventy firefighters from around the state come together for invaluable auto extrication training, led by Holmatro-FS3. FireWhat was able to watch, learn, and record. Dunsmuir, CA (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 FireWhat was on-scene as seventy firefighters from around the state of California were trained in the exciting but dangerous work of auto extrication, pulling dummies out of all kinds of simulated car wrecks. From the âœsimple,â single-car scenario...

2011-01-19 15:09:00

DETROIT, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Firefighters in Detroit, where the Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric vehicle is built, are learning how to deal with emergency situations involving electric vehicles. It is the final stop on a nationwide tour where more than 1,600 fire and emergency service leaders have been trained. Chevrolet and OnStar, in a joint effort with The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), expect 400 Detroit-area first responders to be trained between...

2010-12-08 23:01:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company donated 12 vehicles to the Dearborn (Mich.) Fire Department and provided a sneak peek at the 2012 Ford Focus to help first responders train with their new vehicle rescue equipment Ford is developing new materials and improved structural designs to enhance occupant protection and is committed to educating first responders on new vehicle technologies to aid post-crash emergency rescues New Focus features a suite of...

2010-10-18 07:53:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevrolet and OnStar, in a joint effort with The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), will visit Los Angeles this week to continue its series of electric vehicle safety training sessions taking place this fall in cities across the country. First responders will participate in a three-hour program to prepare for emergency situations involving electric vehicles such as the Chevrolet Volt, an electric vehicle with extended-range capability...

2010-10-12 12:09:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevrolet and OnStar, in a joint effort with The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), hosted electric vehicle safety training for San Francisco area first responders - the second in a series of training sessions that will take place this fall in cities across the country. First responders participated in a three-hour program to prepare for emergency situations involving electric vehicles such as the Chevrolet Volt, an electric vehicle with...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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