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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...

N.C. Transportation Museum: Fire Truck Festival 2017

Recent & Popular CFJ Articles

Northern Star Illuminating Compass for Firefighters

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The Truth About Cancer Hazards and Turnout Gear

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Social Media Outreach Becomes Christmas Miracle

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No One Wants to Play in Your Sandbox

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Minimizing Cancer Risk Through Station Design

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The Importance of Spousal Support and Understanding

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Lessons Learned: A Personal View

In a follow up to my article in a previous editio... More >>


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Who is There for You During Community Tragedies?

Twenty firefighters sat together in the cavernous... More >>

The Active Shooter Threat: Equipment Considerations

The threat of active shooters and active assailan... More >>

Peer Support Will it Work for Your Organization?

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There’s No Place Like Foam

When it comes to hazardous materials, the one cla... More >>

Minimizing Cancer Risk Through Station Design

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Engaging Future Leaders

One aspect of my job that I enjoy most is traveli... More >>

Christmas at the Library Celebration

One look at the 40-foot cross on the front of the... More >>

The Building Blocks of a Winning Team

As America’s fire service witnesses the retiremen... More >>

Does Your Agency TRULY Benefit the Continuum of Care?

It should be no secret to any of us that change i... More >>

Back Pain and How to Prevent It

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