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Wildland: NOAA Southwest Drought Report

No human alive has seen a worse drought in the American Southwest than the one we’re in right now. State-of-the-art science and the collective expertise of the NOAA Drought Task Force was applied to produce this report. Using the state-of-science and the collective expertise of the NOAA Drought Task Force, this report addresses three questions about

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Inside EMS Podcast: Dangerous Assumptions

Peyton Morse, 21, was a firefighter recruit in training at the New York State Academy of Fire Science. His calls for help, “Help me. I can’t breathe,” during an SCBA evolution, reportedly went unheeded until he was unresponsive. His death is now the subject of an investigation. Kelly notes that like Greg, he was also

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Research: Mindfulness and Self-Compassionate Leadership Development

Individuals who integrate these processes in their lives have been found to maintain and build important personal resources. Managers in this study best resonated with the concepts of mindfulness and self-compassion through four main methods of relating them to personal fire experiences that offer guidance to other managers. They saw value in training fire personnel

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Updated:11 Best Practices to Prevent Firefighter Cancer

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and International Association of Fire Chiefs’ (IAFC’s) Volunteer and Combination Officers Section (VCOS) released and update to the Lavender Ribbon Report: Best Practices for Preventing Firefighter Cancer. The report resents 11 specific, easy-to-follow actions firefighters need to take to lessen their risk of occupational cancer. In this report, the

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NFA Available Courses Updated

Free training courses and programs are delivered at our campus in Emmitsburg, Maryland, online and throughout the nation. Offerings include: Health and Safety Program Manager, Leadership in Supervision, Incident Safety Officer, Management of EMS, New Executive Chief Officer, WUI Fire Adapted Communities, Youth Fire Prevention and Intervention, Fire Investigations, and Community Risk Reduction.

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Updated Fire Death Rate and Risk by State

The overall 10-year fire death rate trend increased 3% from 2010 to 2019. This research presents a snapshot of fire losses by state reported through the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) in 2019. Also included is information about fire departments and firefighter and home fire fatalities in 2021.

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