It’s Our Honor and Creed

Knight Communications has for over 30 years served and met the needs of some of our most distinguished Americans — first responders, educatorsand our national military. We are proud to serve the... Read More...

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The ’12 Series Highway Tank Trailers: A Possibly Corrosive Situation

This discussion is a continuance of the series pertaining to highway transportation tank trailers, in which we have previously covered the ’06 series non-pressure tank trailers and ’07 series low-pre... Read More...


Register Now for the NVFC Training Summit

  Scholarships available for two-day classroom training event Registration and course selection is now open for the National Volunteer Fire Council’s (NVFC) Training Summit. The Summit ... Read More...

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Railroad Incident Response: Rolling Stock and Locomotives

In our last article we examined the all hazards approach to a railroad incident. In this issue, we’ll take a closer look at some of the rolling stock and locomotives that we may come across in our re... Read More...

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Tis’ the Season – for CO calls

This article is likely being read after the first of the year, but it is being written as we crank up for the Christmas holidays. Tis’ the season for Santa Claus, eggnog, and Carbon Monoxide (CO) cal... Read More...

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Differences in Practices Between Rural and Urban First Responders: Examining How First Responders Handle Irritant Gas Syndrome Agent (IGSA) Disasters in Rural Versus Urban Settings

(Funding Supported by Magellan Scholar Program University of South Carolina: 11200-15-37930) During this past summer, I had the pleasure of attending the South Carolina Fire Rescue Conference ... Read More...

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Preparing for the (Fire) Storm

I have spent the past couple of decades working in some form of public safety and now my career takes me more and more into the realm of emergency management. One thing that I have learned is that th... Read More...

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Prevention or Suppression: Where Do You Stand?

During my tenure in the fire service, I have worked for a number of fire departments that ran a fair amount of calls throughout the year. While working for these departments, the crews trained, prepa... Read More...

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Welcome to the Carolina Fire Rescue EMS Journal! We want to provide you with timely online information and breaking news that best equips you to meet today’s emergency challenges. Among our firefighting articles, you will find the latest in firefighter technology, firefighter training, leadership development and the newest products and services presented in an “Act Now” user friendly format.  We want to be your best online source for the fire and rescue information, resources and reviews you need.
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