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PLEASE HELP FIND THIS FAMILY MEMBER

Nala, a 3-year-old Female Husky has now been missing for one year from the Arnold, NE area since 2/9/18. She is Grey/Black, Blue Eyes and a White face. 

It is believed someone passing through the Nebraska area may have picked her up and without tags or collar was unable to contact the family. If you have seen her or know someone who might have her, PLEASE help us bring her home. 

The family is offering a $2000 reward for her safe return.…

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on April 3, 2019 at 8:38pm — 1 Comment

CPR ON CHILDREN-DO's & DON'Ts

1. Place your mouth over the victim's mouth AND NOSE to create a tight seal.

2. Blow into the infant's nose and mouth over 1 second, with just enough volume and force to cause the chest to rise with each breath.

3. Be careful not to…

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on February 25, 2019 at 10:18am — 1 Comment

NFPA NEWSLETTER 02-2019

NEWS LETTER…

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on February 21, 2019 at 8:46am — No Comments

HIGH TECH-MODERN TIMES & THE FUTURE OF FIREFIGHTING

FOR THE FULL STORY - CLICK HERE

The future is now, so keeping up…

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on February 21, 2019 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

SNOW & ICE PROTOCOL - PREPARATION and PERFECTION

FIGHTING FIRE IS DIFFICULT AND DANGEROUS,... ADD SNOW & ICE AND IT BECOMES ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE AND DEADLY.…

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on February 18, 2019 at 5:40am — 1 Comment

IT IS NOT JUST WHAT YOU KNOW,.. BUT WHO YOU KNOW

FDNY paramedic promoted to captain, despite failing re-certification twice

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on February 12, 2019 at 9:38pm — 1 Comment

ALWAYS HAVE SOMEONE ANCHOR A LADDER

This should never have happened. Kearney Fire & Rescue ?

This video was passed on to me by a Fire Department Captain who was very upset to see this ridiculous mistake on the part of the second crewman who decided to ascend the…

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on February 12, 2019 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

OBESITY KILLS GOOD & NEEDED PEOPLE

Most people do not need health care as much as they need to take care of their health…

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on January 30, 2019 at 7:37pm — 1 Comment

FIRE DEPARTMENTS RECRUITING TROUBLES

Fire departments in crisis:

         Time to make some changes…

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on January 27, 2019 at 1:34pm — 1 Comment

THE PROPER WAY TO DEPLOY YOUR PPE

THE RIGHT WAY TO GET YOUR GEAR ON IS BETTER THAN THE "FASTEST" WAY

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on January 23, 2019 at 7:50pm — 1 Comment

HEADS UP NEBRASKA FIREMEN & RED CROSS DIRECTORS

                        The Firemen in this photo are the perfect example of amity and acceptance of everyone from everywhere.

                        "No egos, badges or resumes."…

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on January 22, 2019 at 8:52am — 1 Comment

HEALTH & SAFETY TIPS FOR FIREMEN

Many Firemen have been seriously injured or killed because of overheating.…

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on January 18, 2019 at 7:25pm — No Comments

ALL THE FIRES YOUR HEARTS DESIRE

If you want "more action" then complete the needed course's to obtain a Wildland fire certification and move to California, but do not behave as these Firemen have.…

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on January 18, 2019 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

NFPA NEWSLETTER 01-2019

NEWSLETTER CLICK HERE

Be safe, stay informed, and…

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on January 16, 2019 at 8:07am — No Comments

UNITED WE STAND,... DIVIDED WE FALL

VBA resources for Veterans, dependents, survivors, and federal employees during shutdown:

VA is not only still open for business, but they are actively working to provide us with much needed support and relief.…

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on January 15, 2019 at 1:28am — No Comments

DIOXIN - EVER PRESENT KILLER

How are Firefighters exposed to Dioxins and furans :

Structural fires are known to be a source of dioxins and furans.

Firefighters are exposed to dioxins and furans

in smoke and soot during calls.…

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on January 14, 2019 at 7:26am — 1 Comment

NOT ENOUGH FEMALE FIREMAN

Where are all the female firefighters?

The number of women who have joined the ranks of firefighters is still hovering at about five percent. This is true even in departments with…

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on January 13, 2019 at 8:12am — 1 Comment

CLEAN TURNOUT GEAR IS A TOP PRIORITY

Another major city to buy second set of protective gear for firefighter-paramedics

The second set is becoming more and more of a common practice in the fire service. If firefighters can wash the gear in-house, it takes about an hour to wash and three or four hours to dry. If they need to be sent to a…

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on January 13, 2019 at 7:43am — No Comments

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