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As much as emergency medical service (EMS) has become the predominant response of many fire departments, motor vehicle collisions are a large part of EMS and fire response that call on our abilities to do medical and rescue operations simultaneously.
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During past few months, I have been getting requests for information on a new public safety vest standard, along with requests for advice on what to buy when considering traffic safety vests.
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The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) is alerting its members to a potential issue - that fireground noise may be disrupting communications with digital two-way portable radios - and is asking them for ideas.
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In what has become an annual rite of spring, manufacturers of fire and rescue equipment are gearing up to try to persuade Congress to reverse the president's proposed $247 million cut in funding for fiscal 2008 Fire Act grants, a 7-year-old program that has provided more than $3 billion to fire and rescue departments and may be changing the industry.