September 20, 2019 | View as webpage
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Tropical Storm Imelda leaves 2 dead in Texas
Officials in Harris County said there had been a combination of at least 1,700 high-water rescues and evacuations
Houston-area fire station flooded by Imelda storm
3 dead in fire at Wis. group home for mentally disabled
Fla. Firefighter-EMT returns from Bahamas, says it's 'like a war zone'
NC fire captain dies on the way to vehicle crash
Video: Texas first responders rescue elderly, dog
Redefine Scene Safety with the Lenco MedCat G3
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Detailing the changes to PPE-focused NFPA 1851
By Jeffrey O. and Grace G. Stull
Highlighting 16 changes to the standard and how they impact firefighters
Grant applications struggles: How to describe our department and area coverage
By Jerry Brant
When struggling to find the words, think about how you talk to fellow firefighters and focus on the basics
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How to conduct a firefighter PPE risk assessment
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Full time, part time, overtime: How to fill fire department vacancies
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Disrupting the fire service’s legacy approach to staffing by breaking down constant and continuous staffing models
Photo of the Week: Strip mall fire dynamics research
By FireRescue1 Staff
This week’s photo of the week comes to us from the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute, which conducted two experiments examining fire dynamics inside strip malls
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