Firefighting in the United States
As of 2011 there are around 1,100,000 firefighters serving in 30,145 fire departments nationwide and responding to emergencies from 55,400 fire stations. Of those firefighters, 31% or 344,000 were ca...
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Firefighter Receives World's Most Extensive Face Transplant
A team of surgeons at New York University’s Langone Medical Center has carried out the world’s most extensive face transplant, with the medical school’s dean Robert Grossman calling the operation “a m...
Man Has Heart Attack While Mowing Lawn; Firefighters Finish Mowing Lawn After Saving Him
A 65-year-old Spring Hill, Florida, man suffered a heart attack while mowing his lawn last Saturday. “All of a sudden he came in and yelled, 'I think I just had a heart attack,'” said Ralph McCrory's ...
Wildland fire suppression
Wildfire suppression refers to the firefighting tactics used to suppress wildfires. Firefighting efforts in wildland areas require different techniques, equipment, and training from the more familiar ...
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Emergency Management Institute
The Emergency Management Institute of the United States Federal Emergency Management Agency conducts courses for local and regional public agency emergency managers and interested members of the publi...
InciWeb
InciWeb is an interagency all-risk incident web information management system provided by the United States Forest Service released in 2004. It was originally developed for wildland fire emergencies,...
Firefighter Receives World's Most Extensive Face Transplant
A team of surgeons at New York University’s Langone Medical Center has carried out the world’s most extensive face transplant, with the medical school’s dean Robert Grossman calling the operation “a m...
NFPA 70B
NFPA 70B (Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance) is a standard of the National Fire Protection Association that addresses recommended electrical equipment maintenance.NFPA 70B is p...
Wildland Firefighter Foundation
Wildland Firefighter Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides assistance to fallen firefighters' families and to firefighters injured in the line of duty. They do not receive government ...
Incident management team
Incident Management Team is a term used in the United States of America to refer to a group that responds to an emergency. Although the primary purpose of an Incident Management Team (IMT) is for wil...
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Denver Fire Department
The Denver Fire Department provides fire protection and first responder emergency medical services to the city of Denver, Colorado. The department is responsible for an area of 155 square miles (400&#...
National Fire Incident Reporting System
The National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) is a system established by the National Fire Data Center of the United States Fire Administration (USFA), a division of the Federal Emergency Manage...
Chimney Safety Institute of America
The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) is a United States non-profit educational institute that educates American homeowners, home inspectors, chimney sweeps, firefighters and related professi...
Chimney Safety Institute of America - Wikipedia
National Smokejumper Association
The National Smokejumper Association, or NSA, is a non-profit (501(c)(3)), American organization that preserves the history of aerial fire management, or smokejumping, through interviews, rosters, pho...
National Smokejumper Association - Wikipedia
Incident management
Incident management (IcM) is a term describing the activities of an organization to identify, analyze, and correct hazards to prevent a future re-occurrence. These incidents within a structured organi...
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INOC-DBA
The INOC-DBA (Inter-Network Operations Center Dial-By-ASN) hotline phone system is a global voice telephony network deployed and managed by Packet Clearing House that connects the network operations c...
INOC-DBA - Wikipedia
Ansul Fire School
Ansul Fire School is a fire school which was founded in 1940 and is located in Marinette, Wisconsin, United States. It trains students with classroom and field instruction, with emphasis on hands-on f...