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Fire Commissioner Laura Kavanagh wants to create a “disciplinary matrix” that will clarify punishments for different offenses within the department as well as “communicate both reporting responsibilities and disciplinary outcomes to members of service,” the department said. The FDNY will also be creating FDStat, which will quantitatively track and measure data “related to operations, safety, …
Each summer, thousands of the most prominent fire and emergency service leaders from across North America and around the globe come to Fire-Rescue International (FRI). This year, we’re heading to Kansas City, Missouri at the Kansas City Convention Center, August 16 – 18, 2023 to learn, network, and collaborate together.
The fires and railroad personnel denying access to local fire departments came just months after a Norfolk Southern train carrying volatile chemicals derailed in East Palestine, Ohio, prompting evacuations of nearby residents as those chemicals burned. The company has been criticized for minimizing safety measures to maximize profit.
Please use this August to meet with your Senators and explain the importance of the AFG and SAFER grant programs for your fire department’s operations. You can contact their offices using the Senate directory. It will require your action to protect the funding for these vital programs.
ATF personnel used engineering analysis methods, including field fire testing, large-scale laboratory fire testing, advanced computer fire modeling and electronic data sources, to help identify the origin and cause of the fire, the route of fire spread throughout the structure, and the events that led to Flynn’s mayday and death.
Rob sits down with Chief Criag Haigh of the Hanover Park IL Fire Department who talks about what it means to be the Dynamic Fire Chief and how this program came about with some mutual friends at Revolutionary Fire Tactics at the Lake. Chief Haigh spans his career from humble beginnings, to helping with the …
Grand Theft Auto for kids, selling soap for drugs, how to fight a bear, and AI first responders…that’s what’s currently going on in public safety news!
Food carts and trucks have been around for decades. Most cities have vendors using portable hot dog or ice cream carts at locations where crowds congregate. Likewise, most have the unflatteringly nicknamed “roach coaches” that show up at factories and other operations with a lot of employees.