CFJ Vol. 30.4 (Spring 2016)

A Lethal Cascade of Events

In 2009, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated that there were over 212,000 industrial related falls that resulted in serious injury, 605 fatalities. That averages

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Alternative Fuel Vehicles

Alternative Fuel Vehicles – Yesterday’s dream, and today’s nightmare This issue we will examine the alternative fuels that vehicles are using that were once a

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Columbia Fire Department

Department Name: Columbia Fire Department County: City of Columbia, Richland County Type Department: Combination-Career/Volunteer Structure: We are a City of Columbia Department, but provide fire

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Concord Fire Department

Department Name: Concord Fire Department Address: 100 Warren C Coleman Blvd, Concord NC, 28027 Web site: https://www.concordnc.gov/Fire Phone: 704-920-5516 County: Cabarrus — North Carolina Chief

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HDL: The Good Cholesterol

Your total cholesterol is a combination of High Density Lipoprotein (HDL), Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL), and Very Low Density Lipoprotein (VLDL). HDL is also referred

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Heavy Vehicle Rescue

The weather is turning warm and it’s time to start planning for upcoming extrication training. As the warmer weather rolls in, so does the increase

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IndustryNews – 05/12/16

Finally It’s Here! An SCBA Refill Controller that addresses the refilling process, the mix of operator abilities, NFPA and DOT accountability requirements. For over 30

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Mount Holly Church Fire

On July 21, 2016 the Mount Holly North Carolina fire department experienced one of the largest downtown building fires in its 100 plus year history. 

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Myrtle Beach, SC

Spring has arrived in Myrtle Beach, America’s most popular beach vacation destination. And as the season comes into full bloom, the Grand Strand has never

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Rescue Stretcher

This is the perfect time of year to go over our equipment, see what needs to be replaced, budget for new equipment, and see just

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TACTICAL THERMAL IMAGING

We are accustomed to using Thermal Imaging Cameras (TIC) for search operations but very few firefighters apply the TIC for interior structural fire attack. If

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Under Pressure:

Our discussion this issue will once again expand upon our series examining highway transportation tank trailers. We will extend our previous coverage of the ’06

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What Happened?

You have just walked out of a stressful meeting with the budget staff when your phone rings. One of your ambulances has been involved in

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