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This section of the Carolina Fire Journal Magazine website collects articles from the Daily Dispatch, North Carolina and South Carolina Dispatch section. The Daily Dispatch is a FREE scan friendly electronic newsletter distributed each weekday. The newsletter features current national and state news and fire service announcements in a format that was designed to meet the needs and interests of the busy fire chief and motivated chief officer. Entry level fire personnel may also benefit by staying connected with fire safety information and other trends in the fire service.

Issue 32.4 | Spring 2018

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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