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Ted Bradley Selected as Executive Director for North Carolina State Firemen's Association

The selection process for a new Executive Director has ended and Tim Bradley will replace Paul Miller as the Executive Director of the North Carolina State Firemen’s Association. All of you who know B... Read More...

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Keiser University Hosts A Scare Fair

Miami, FL—Oct. 24—Keiser University (KU) will be hosting a Scare Fair Open House for prospective students, the general public and community partners to have an opportunity to learn more about KU and t... Read More...

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Announcing the 2nd Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb in October

The Charlotte Firefighters Association will be hosting the 2nd annual 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb on October 13, 2012 to honor the 343 fallen firefighters, 23 NYPD, 37 PAPD and 15 medics lost on Septemb... Read More...

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WANTED - Historical Photos from North Carolina Fire Departments

RALEIGH - This year marks the 125th anniversary of the North Carolina State Firemen's Association. Several special events and projects are being planned to celebrate this historic event duri... Read More...

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Chief Edward P. Brinson Named Assistant Director of the North Carolina State Firemen’s Association

Chief Edward P. Brinson has been selected to serve as the Assistant Director of the North Carolina State Firemen’s Association.  Chief Brinson is known to many of you and currently serves as the Chief... Read More...

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UNCC graduates 30 fire service leaders

Thirty fire service leaders and aspiring leaders from across North Carolina and South Carolina graduated from UNC Charlotte’s Fire and Rescue Management Institute in February, joining over 200 alumni ... Read More...

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Eastern Carolina Firefighters Association Scholarship Opportunities

The Eastern Carolina Firefighters Association is pleased to announce the application period for the 2012 scholarship awards. As you are aware, the cost of education has increased in recent years. The ... Read More...

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Firefighters battle two-alarm fire on New Year's Day

On January 01, 2012, at 13:47 hours, Rocky Mount NC Fire units were dispatched to a residential structure fire at 1201 Eastern Avenue.  When the first due companies arrived on-scene they found a larg... Read More...

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Rocky Mount NC Fire Fighters Rescue Child from Blazing Home

At 11:50 PM on January 5, Rocky Mount (NC) 911 received a call from a neighbor reporting a structure fire at 927 Stokes Street.  Rocky Mount Fire units Engine 5, Engine 1, Ladder 10, Ladder 30, Squad ... Read More...

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SC Firefighters Association Conference was held in Myrtle Beach

The South Carolina State Firefighters' Association is proud to present the 106th Annual SC Fire-Rescue Conference!  The conference was held June 8 - 11 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.   Read More...

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North Carolina Instructor of the Year Award Goes to Hickory Fire Captain

On May 5th in Asheville, Hickory Fire Captain Todd Shoebridge was chosen as the North Carolina Fire Instructor of the Year.  Representatives from the North Carolina Society of Fire Service Instructors... Read More...

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Help Volunteer Firefighters affected by Missouri tornado

A devastating tornado hit Missouri over the weekend, drawing more than 1,500 police and firefighters from four states to search for survivors in the wreckage. This is the latest disaster to hit the U.... Read More...

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Local Firefighters Spring into Action at Davidson College

DAVIDSON, N.C. – On Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 3:47 p.m., the Davidson Fire Department, with mutual aid from the Cornelius Fire Department, were dispatched to the Sentelle Dormitory at Davidson Col... Read More...

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National Volunteer Fire Council Establishes Japanese Firefighters Association Relief Fund

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) joins with the rest of the world in expressing their sorrow at the loss and devastation in Japan that has resulted from Friday’s earthquake and tsunami. The ... Read More...

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Antique and Modern Fire Apparatus on Display during Rekindle Society Parade

On Saturday April 2nd, 2011, the Rekindle Society invites you to their Third Annual Muster and Parade.  The Rekindle Society is the Carolina's local chapter of the Society for the Preservation and Ap... Read More...

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Issue 31.3 | Winter 2017

Keeping First Responders Safe
Ideas to improve safety on the job, leadership, serving our community and keeping the desire to serve others...
 



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