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A New Administration and Congress: It’s Time to Introduce Ourselves

Now that we have elected a new president, the question is if he will be a strong supporter of the fire and emergency services.  The answer is quite apparent.  Yes, Joe Biden will support the fire ser... Read More...

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2020 Hindsight Will Never Sound the Same

Another year has passed and for many of us it was a year of defining experiences. The COVID-19 pandemic affected us all in one way or another. The health crisis quickly turned into an economic crisis... Read More...

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It Might be Time to Have Another Discussion on the Future of USFA

Anyone who knows the history of the United States Fire Administration understands that its genesis goes back to the advocacy of the Joint Council of Fire Service Organizations, and more specifically,... Read More...

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North Carolina’s Pension Funds Maintained During Tough Economy

Challenges confront us throughout our lives, but perhaps not on the scale we have seen in recent months. We are in unprecedented times and this invokes a certain level of anxiety about the cer-tainty... Read More...

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It’s Not Too Early to Think About Election Day

We live in troubled times and there are certainly no easy answers to the problems that plague this country. There are no shortages of proposals being offered to address our nation’s issues. The probl... Read More...

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INDUSTRY NEWS

UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute Launches Fire Safety Academy New online learning management system brings fire research to the streets.   Read More...

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President Proposes, Congress Disposes. We Hope

On paper the federal budget is a systematic process that follows an established timeline in which both the President and Congress fulfill certain fiduciary responsibilities before the start of each f... Read More...

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Skills vs. Fitness

“Another one for the toolbox!” If you have been involved with the fire service you have most likely heard something like this, but for those of you that are not in the fire service, the toolbox is ju... Read More...

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A Divided Congress: It’s Something that a United Fire Service Can Certainly Overcome

As many political prognosticators predicted, election night turned into a split decision on Capitol Hill.  While the Republicans picked-up one seat in the Senate, the Democrats on the House-side took... Read More...

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KIMTEK Marks 35 Years of Innovation Makers of FIRELITE and MEDLITE transport skid units celebrate 35-year heritage in design, manufacture, and sales of public safety equipment worldwide

KIMTEK Corp, makers of MEDLITE® and FIRELITE® Transport skid units for off-road rescue and wildland firefighting, have announced plans to celebrate the company’s 35th anniversary with a number of eve... Read More...

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Industry News

Acela Truck Company Expand its Line of High Water/Flood Rescue Trucks Acela Truck Company recently announced that it has expanded its purpose-built High Water/Flood Rescue truck line of response a... Read More...

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What is a System of Care and Why Are They Important

Welcome back again to the South Carolina Bureau of EMS contribution area of this edition of Carolina Fire Rescue EMS Magazine. As we gear up for what is promising to be another very hot summer season... Read More...

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Pros and Cons in Administering KETAMINE

Ketamine is an important drug that EMS providers should know about. It is possible that the paramedic scope of practice for ketamine may soon be expanding. At this time ketamine can only be used as a... Read More...

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Industry News

Liberty Art Works Announces  The Red Line Series The new Red Line Series of sculpted bronze plaques available at Liberty Art Works uniquely presents this honored line exclusively to the f... Read More...

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Industry News

P.L. Custom Body and Equipment Co., Inc. Announces C.W. Williams and Co. As Distributor C.W. Williams & Co. (CWW) will be providing sales and service to emergency services providers in North a... Read More...

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