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Heroes Without Borders: International Insights into Firefighting Tactics and Tools

Join us for an international worldwide webcast where we delve into the vital world of firefighting. We’ll unravel the intricacies of firefighter health and welfare, dissect modern training tactics, and explore the public’s perception of the firefighter’s role. This session will draw a vivid picture of the common threads and unique challenges faced by firefighters

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Warning Siren Didn’t Blow to Alert Valley View, TX, Residents about Tornado

The one outdoor warning siren in Valley View malfunctioned during Saturday night’s storms, but has been fixed, according to officials. Before the deadly tornadoes that swept through parts of Denton and Cooke counties late Saturday, Valley View firefighters tried to activate the siren, but it didn’t set off an audible alert, a news release from

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Building Stroke-Ready Communities: The Importance of Bystander Stroke Education

In addition to mass media, various educational strategies including multimedia presentations, live performances, and role-playing, have been employed to increase public stroke awareness. Researchers performed a systematic review of over 30 of these interventions targeting different populations, including those at high risk for stroke. They found that regardless of the method of knowledge distribution and target

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EMS Week at 50: Honoring the Past While Looking at the Future

Half a century ago, a presidential proclamation called on the nation to support efforts to improve emergency medical care across the country. It also established the first national EMS Week, a tradition we proudly continue today. Much has changed since 1974, yet there is still much we can learn from those trailblazing professionals who helped

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