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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

THE HAZARDS OF BURNING POLYMERS

DIOXIN EMISSIONS FROM BURNING PLASTIC



The most dangerous emissions can be caused by burning plastics containing organochlor-based substances like PVC. When such plastics are burned, harmful quantities of dioxins, a group of highly toxic chemicals are emitted.

Dioxins are the most…

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on January 12, 2019 at 9:18pm — 1 Comment

THINGS ALL FIREMAN NEED TO KNOW

TIP OF THE DAY- A KINKED FIRE HOSE   LINK:

Everyone has something to share and learn, so it is for everyone's benefit that all of you step up and post information and comments that will…

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on January 11, 2019 at 2:50pm — No Comments

Fire Safety Education Planning for February - OFMEM page 3

Electrical Safety:

 

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on January 9, 2019 at 8:28am — No Comments

Fire Safety Education Planning for February - OFMEM page 2

February 18 is Family Day:

 

§  Contact local child welfare agencies and provide them with fire safety information including the …

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on January 9, 2019 at 8:25am — No Comments

Fire Safety Education Planning for February - OFMEM page 1

Public Education Opportunities and Resources for FEBRUARY 2019

Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management

 

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on January 9, 2019 at 8:22am — 1 Comment

ANOTHER SAVIOR LOST

LODD: FDNY firefighter dies after falling off bridge

Steven Pollard was responding to a vehicle crash when he slipped through a gap in the roadway and fell 52 feet

Duty Death: Steven Pollard - [New York City, New York]

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Added by Lieutenant Frederick Georges on January 7, 2019 at 9:01pm — 1 Comment

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