Daily Incident Log – 08/22/2016 North Carolina and South Carolina Fire Incidents

NORTH CAROLINA INCIDENT LOG​   Carolina Beach arsonist pleads guilty to hitting, killing 2 Wake County pedestrians   A man accused of striking and killing two pedes... Read More...

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From the Managing Editor

Mr. Knight’s column on the following page reminds me of a tragedy one of my best friends went through four years ago. His house caught on fire early one morning. Firefighters arrived and got his wife... Read More...

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Teach me NOW about Fire Safety!

I was reminded again recently of the never yielding dedication of our fire/rescue and EMS personnel that serve us so well. My four-year-old granddaughter Everlee loves fire trucks. I mentioned to her... Read More...

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Mass Violence Incidents

Given the recent violence against the blue team (law enforcement), it has become necessary to revisit operations at incidents where mass violence has occurred. It seems that every time I turn on the ... Read More...

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New Hazards It’s Time To Do Something

I am writing this several days after the attack on the Dallas Police Department. It is a sad state of affairs when first responders who pledge an oath to protect are targeted. Read More...

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Today’s Fire and Life Safety Programs Is It Working for You?

When looking at today’s fire and life safety efforts within the fire service, I believe we need ask ourselves, are we doing everything we can to improve the service we deliver to our communities? Acr... Read More...

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Living the Dream

Thirty-four years ago as an Auxiliary Firefighter for the Columbus (Ohio) Division of Fire, I climbed aboard a fire engine for the first time. It really doesn’t seem like it has been that long ago, a... Read More...

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Rainbow Stew

With national elections on the horizon, we are constantly bombarded by each candidate’s economic quick-fix version which usually only serves to raise the debt ceiling culminating in just another “rai... Read More...

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Are Fire Investigators Part of Fire Prevention?

After suppression operations are conducted and a fire investigator is called to determine the origin and cause of the fire, how is the information that is collected by the investigator used? In most ... Read More...

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ASK ERNIE ”The Apparatus Maintenance Expert”

I am fairly new to the EVT vocation, but have over 30 years of experience in the automotive repair field. While pump testing recently, I noted that the pump would not come to pressure. Read More...

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Prehospital Guidelines for the use of Tranexamic Acid (TXA)

EMS in North Carolina continues to progress. Systems continue to implement more first responder naloxone and epinephrine programs. The newly formed North Carolina Medical Board EMS Advisory group con... Read More...

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