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July 20 2021

Billings FD Simplifies Checks and Saves $$$ in Asset…

Managing a city’s assets, equipment, and inventory is a big and complex task. Even when considering just one city department—the fire department—it is a big daily chore to document maintenance, repairs, inventory counts, vehicle and equipment checks, turnout gear orders,…

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July 13 2021

Customized Training Program Easily Tracks 39,000+ Training Hours

About an hour south of Seattle, Washington, West Pierce Fire & Rescue (WPFR) provides suppression, extraction, and special ops rescue (collapse, ropes, water, boat, etc.) for Lakewood and University Place, plus contracted emergency services to the Town of Steilacoom. The…

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July 9 2021

Canada Fire Services: Your Guide to an NFPA Compliant…

Fire departments in Canada follow a number of standards to ensure their people are properly trained and ready to provide life-saving fire services to their communities. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) develops critical industry training standards in an effort…

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July 7 2021

Ontario Fire & Emergency Services Dept. Meets Training and…

Richmond Hill Fire and Emergency Services (RHFES) in Ontario, Canada, operates 24/7 to provide its community with fire suppression, technical rescue, HAZMAT, and medical assistance services. RHFES also runs Comm Division 9-1-1 dispatch for the department and five other fire…

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June 29 2021

Las Vegas Fire and Rescue Uses Check It to…

When Las Vegas Fire and Rescue (LVF&R) received bond money for a huge expansion project in 2000, the money funded a much-needed purchase of several rescue, truck, and specialty units across their stations—now totaling 22. However, it also created a…

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June 24 2021

ISO Training “Starter Kit” Built to Meet ISO Standards

Set your department up to achieve the coveted Class 1 ISO rating with an ISO Training Tracker "Starter Kit" created by industry experts. This pre-built bundle of courses and activities is designed around ISO standards to help your department get…

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June 21 2021

Centralizing Training for 260 Firefighters Across 15 Stations

Alachua County Fire Rescue provides fire and EMS coverage for areas outside of Gainesville, Florida, including Hawthorne, Archer, Waldo, and Alachua municipalities, and EMS coverage for Gainesville. With 15 stations spread across the county's 900+ square miles, operating 14 rescues,…

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June 17 2021

Vector Check It: Total Asset Management for Public Safety…

Today's emergency services face a unique set of challenges not seen before. Wildland events have become more pervasive in more places. The Coronavirus pandemic has created a mental and physical health crisis that significantly strains emergency care providers. An increase…

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June 14 2021

National PTSD Awareness Month: Supporting All First Responders

It is widely recognized that first responders are at greater risk for full or partial posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than most other occupations due to their regular exposure to traumatic stressors. For law enforcement officers, firefighters, EMS providers, and other…