Featured Blog Posts – January 2013 Archive (5)

Challenge Workouts for the Firehouse

Happy 2013!  This is the time of the year where we all scramble to make up for lost workouts and pledge to get in shape.  Personally, I think the best way to get into shape is to not fall out of it in the first place.  One of the best things to do this time of the year is not only set goals but to assess where you are currently.  Today I've created some "challenge" workouts that you can use to assess your fitness progress and to get a good efficient workout.  There are…

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Added by Aaron Zamzow on January 9, 2013 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

In Wilmington DE -- A Promise Fulfilled

by: Lou Angeli

WILMINGTON, DE (January 21, 2013) -- Nearly 4 years ago, the citizens of Wilmington, DE lost vital fire protection to a fancy sounding concept known as Rolling Bypass, the city's term for brownouts. Since 2009 one of three engines companies (the department operates six) has been closed for 24 hours leaving five engine companies to serve the city of 90,000 (daytime). Response times increased somewhat, especially in neighborhoods which are home to those…

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Added by Lou Angeli on January 8, 2013 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Fire Outbreak At INEC Headquarters, NIGERIA

A firebreak that occurred Monday morning 07/01/13 around 11am, gutting an office in the Annex Building of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters in Abuja. That is the Office of Director of Voters Registration and ICT Department  of  Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Headquarters.

The timely response of rescue officers especially firefighters saved the fire from affecting other buildings within the premises. So far only the Office of the…

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Added by MARTIN O.AGBILI on January 8, 2013 at 4:42am — No Comments

Young firefighters benefited from Flashover Training.

 By: Lou Angeli
 
Townsend, DE, January 4, 2013 --  Was it luck or training that saved the lives of 2 firefighters working a well involved structure in Townsend, DE this past Friday? Photos and eye-witnesses reveal…
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Added by Lou Angeli on January 7, 2013 at 3:47pm — No Comments

Obligations on Backstep Firefighter

FDNY

“As first responders to fires, public safety and medical emergencies, disasters and terrorist acts, FDNY protects the lives and property of New York City residents and visitors. “

Los Angeles Fire Department…

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Added by Dave LeBlanc on January 6, 2013 at 6:21pm — No Comments

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