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America’s Worst Volunteer Firefighter is in Suburban Philly; Identified in The Daily Beast

Fire Daily’s 360 Burn of the Fire Webs::  If any one of the over 160 criminal charges filed against him are true, it would be astronomically difficult to argue with The Beast’s opinion that he is America’s Worst Volunteer Firefighter. Sadly, we see these news headlines all too often:  Firefighter Charged with Setting Fires.  What ...more

Compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel tanks explode during truck fire

From time to time, hazards that we may have previously recognized as low-frequency encounters become something we are much more likely to face on a fire or other emergency response. Technology or culture evolves. A particular process or type of equipment becomes more prevalent in society. And we get to deal with that. While the ...more

Three Minutes

“Engine 10 to Rescue 1, heroin overdose, we’re working him now.” “Rescue 1, received the message, eta three minutes.” A few years ago, the patient would have been dead by the time we arrived. Instead, the fire companies in Providence and most places now are Advanced Life Support equipped. Three minutes is a lifetime. A ...more

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Uncle Tony was sick, so sick that we had to take him to the emergency room. His finger has become infected, and it grew to three times its normal size. ...more

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  “I have maintained sobriety for a quarter-century. Doing Job 1 every day. That was the easy part.  Still have behaviors and thinking that are addictive and destructive. They remain resistant ...more

America’s Worst Volunteer Firefighter is in Suburban Philly; Identified in The Daily Beast

America’s Worst Volunteer Firefighter is in Suburban Philly; Identified in The Daily Beast
Fire Daily's 360 Burn of the Fire Webs::  If any one of the over 160 criminal charges filed against him are true, it would be astronomically difficult to argue with ...more

Compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel tanks explode during truck fire

Compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel tanks explode during truck fire
From time to time, hazards that we may have previously recognized as low-frequency encounters become something we are much more likely to face on a fire or other emergency response. ...more

Three Minutes

"Engine 10 to Rescue 1, heroin overdose, we're working him now.""Rescue 1, received the message, eta three minutes."A few years ago, the patient would have been dead by the time ...more

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