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Caught On Video: Kingsport (TN) Firefighters Rescue Woman From River

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Kingsport Tennessee firefighters were dispatched to a woman stranded on the roof of her car in the middle of the Holston River. Witnesses state the driver drove down a hill and into the river without ever slowing down. Our guess is that she was updating her status on Facebook. The entire rescue was caught on […]

San Antonio Fire Captain Gets 60 Days Suspension Over Reckless Fire Response

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Fire Chief Charles Hood of the San Antonio Fire Department suspended three firefighters for traveling at an unsafe speed and not buckling up while racing to a fire on the Northwest Side last year. Firefighter Robert Arranaga, 30, was trapped and hospitalized with a broken neck and remains on medical leave. The crash destroyed Ladder […]

New Device Lets You Turn Your Cellphone Into A Satellite Communicator!

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[fblike]Another gadget from CES that may be of interest to those in the emergency services is the inexpensive SPOT Communicator. The little device connects via Bluetooth to your smartphone and allows you to call for help, update Facebook and Twitter, send global satellite messages and transmit your coordinates from anywhere.

Federal Signal Announces Settlement With 1,125 Firefighters Over Hearing Loss

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Federal Signal Corporation today announced that it has reached a settlement with 1,125 firefighters, represented by attorney Joseph Cappelli, in connection with hearing loss claims.

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Nicola Weaver
The Ultimate Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Situational Internet Resource List
You should add this to your list: http://earthquakes.videohq.tv All the latest videos (and a massive earthquake archive) Hope that helps. :-)
2011-03-11 10:52:24
Baltimore County L.O.D.D 1/19/11
Mayday Audio Of Baltimore County Firefighter Tragic LODD In Fire 1/19/2011
[...] Baltimore County L.O.D.D 1/19/11              Go to Top Mayday Audio Of Baltimore County Firefighter Killed In Fire 1/19/2011 | SideCharlie.com Full audio of incident starting with the original tones for the call. Order to evacuate the [...]
2011-01-21 11:47:07
Mike
VIDEO: The Firefighter Quick Dress Drill, How Fast Are You?
It was impressive though
2011-01-20 21:12:07
Mike
VIDEO: The Firefighter Quick Dress Drill, How Fast Are You?
and he didnt make sure all of his velcro was secured
2011-01-20 21:11:04
Mike
VIDEO: The Firefighter Quick Dress Drill, How Fast Are You?
and he never checked for a seal on his mask
2011-01-20 21:10:03

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