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CarolinaFireJournal - CarolinaFireJournal -  - DAVIDSON, N.C. – On Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 3:47 p.m., the Davidson Fire Department, with mutual aid from the Cornelius Fire Department, were dispatched to the Sentelle Dormitory at Davidson College for a report of smoke on the fourth floor. Davi...
Local Firefighters Spring into Action at Davidson College

| 04/15/2011

DAVIDSON, N.C. – On Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 3:47 p.m., the Davidson Fire Department, with mutual aid from the Cornelius Fire Department, were dispatched to the Sentelle Dormitory at Davidson College for a report of smoke on the fourth floor. Davidson’s Engine 3 was on the scene within 3 minutes of the alarm. The occupants of the building had already been safely evacuated. Read More...

Relevant Tags: Davidson, fire, dormitory, firefighters, rescue, mecklenburg

CarolinaFireJournal - CarolinaFireJournal -  - The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) joins with the rest of the world in expressing their sorrow at the loss and devastation in Japan that has resulted from Friday’s earthquake and tsunami. The NVFC has established an International Relief Fund ...
National Volunteer Fire Council Establishes Japanese Firefighters Association Relief Fund

| 03/15/2011

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) joins with the rest of the world in expressing their sorrow at the loss and devastation in Japan that has resulted from Friday’s earthquake and tsunami. The NVFC has established an International Relief Fund to assist the Japan Firefighters Association in their relief efforts. Please make a contribution to help aid the Japan Firefighters Association during this time of extreme crisis. Read More...

Relevant Tags: National Volunteer Fire Council, NVFC, Japan, earthquake, tsunami, relief, donate, fire, firefighters

CarolinaFireJournal - CarolinaFireJournal -  - SUMMERVILLE, SC – American LaFrance debuted its new 2012 model Eagle fire chassis at FDIC 2011 in Indianapolis. On the opening day of the show, the company announced it will now distribute the 2012 model Eagle fire chassis through select fire and eme...
American LaFrance opens Eagle fire chassis sales to industry OEMs

| 04/07/2011

SUMMERVILLE, SC – American LaFrance debuted its new 2012 model Eagle fire chassis at FDIC 2011 in Indianapolis. On the opening day of the show, the company announced it will now distribute the 2012 model Eagle fire chassis through select fire and emergency manufacturing partners. Read More...

Relevant Tags: American LaFrance, Eagle fire chassis, fire chassis, FDIC, fire departments, fire apparatus, aftermarket, fire service, DEF tank, Allison EVS 3000

CarolinaFireJournal - CarolinaFireJournal -  -  On Saturday April 2nd, 2011, the Rekindle Society invites you to their Third Annual Muster and Parade. The Rekindle Society is the Carolina's local chapter of the Society for the Preservation and Appreciation of Antique Motor Fire Apparatus in Ameri...
Antique and Modern Fire Apparatus on Display during Rekindle Society Parade

| 02/28/2011

On Saturday April 2nd, 2011, the Rekindle Society invites you to their Third Annual Muster and Parade. The Rekindle Society is the Carolina's local chapter of the Society for the Preservation and Appreciation of Antique Motor Fire Apparatus in America (SPAAMFAA). Read More...

Relevant Tags: fire apparatus, antique fire apparatus, preservation, fire history, fire education, antique motor

CarolinaFireJournal - CarolinaFireJournal -  -  SUMMERVILLE, SC – American LaFrance, LLC has signed Anchor- Richey Emergency Vehicle Services (EVS) as its new dealer for coverage in North Carolina and South Carolina. Located in Taylorsville, NC, Anchor-Richey has over 25 years of experience in th...
Anchor-Richey EVS Added as American LaFrance Dealer for Carolinas

| 02/15/2011

SUMMERVILLE, SC – American LaFrance, LLC has signed Anchor- Richey Emergency Vehicle Services (EVS) as its new dealer for coverage in North Carolina and South Carolina. Located in Taylorsville, NC, Anchor-Richey has over 25 years of experience in the fire and emergency vehicles market. Read More...

Relevant Tags: emergency, emergency vehicle, dealer, vehicle dealer, apparatus, carolina, parts, service, apparatus service, apparatus parts

CarolinaFireJournal - CarolinaFireJournal -  - The International Auto Extrication Competition (NAVRC) will be held this year, June 8-10, 2011 in Myrtle Beach, SC. This is the 27th annual NAVRC and the first in South Carolina. The event is an opportunity for rescue workers to share best practices,...
International Auto Extrication Competition will be held during South Carolina Fire-Rescue Conference

| 03/10/2011

The International Auto Extrication Competition (NAVRC) will be held this year, June 8-10, 2011 in Myrtle Beach, SC. This is the 27th annual NAVRC and the first in South Carolina. The event is an opportunity for rescue workers to share best practices, strategies and new technology required to save lives. Read More...

Relevant Tags: extrication, auto extrication competition, NAVRC, rescue, rescue workers, EMS, rescue strategies, rescue equipment, South Carolina Firefighters Association, emergency rescue, incident commander, incident command, medic, extrication specialist, car ac

CarolinaFireJournal - CarolinaFireJournal -  -  Consider these facts. There are approximately 600,000 elevators in the United States, or about 12,000 in each state. There are 120 billion rides on elevators and escalators each year. Out of those 120 billion rides, about 10,000 people end up in an ...
Basic Elevator Indentification

Ed Henry | 01/11/2011

Consider these facts. There are approximately 600,000 elevators in the United States, or about 12,000 in each state. There are 120 billion rides on elevators and escalators each year. Out of those 120 billion rides, about 10,000 people end up in an emergency room due to elevator- or escalator-related accidents. These accidents are caused by tripping, by clothing getting caught, by being hit by closing elevator doors or by falling down an elevator shaft when trying to exit a stalled elevator car. Read More...

Relevant Tags: elevator, car, elevators, hoistway, emergency, building, machine room, elevator car, elevator emergency, billion rides, emergency rescue, united states, high rise, freight elevator, elevator indentification

CarolinaFireJournal - CarolinaFireJournal -  - RALEIGH, NC (March 16, 2001) - Local public safety officials will soon have help paying for the in-service safety training that is critical to the life-or-death services they provide. The 200 Club of Wake County has announced a donation of $10,000 to...
Local NC Group Announces Support for First Responders

| 03/25/2011

RALEIGH, NC (March 16, 2001) - Local public safety officials will soon have help paying for the in-service safety training that is critical to the life-or-death services they provide. The 200 Club of Wake County has announced a donation of $10,000 to the Wake Tech Foundation to support training for law enforcement, fire safety, and emergency services personnel who live or work in Wake County. The 200 Club, a group of citizens dedicated to supporting the families of fallen public safety officers, announced the donation at its 10th anniversary luncheon at Wake Tech's Public Safety Education campus. Read More...

Relevant Tags: public safety, safety training, training, education, donation, Wake County, emergency services personnel, emergency medical services, EMS, law enforcement, fire safety

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FROM THE EDITOR
Who checked the truck?
EMS 2018 — a wake up call
Basic Elevator Indentification
Remembering One Meridian Plaza
Want to be a respected company officer?
Concord High School Fire Academy
Quick drills: basic hose handling
What is cloud-computing and is it a good option?
From truck headlights to the latest in LED
Course to focus on WMD attack and response
Extrication: strategies in training
‘Beyond Hoses and Helmets’
FDNY 9-11 Memorial Golf Outing
Sustaining your fitness goals for the New Year
The kitchen is the heart of the station
Low angle rescues
City of Rocky Mount FD Awarded $1,000
A thank you to those making a difference
Fitness and emergency responders
Don’t waste thousands of dollars
Volunteer fire and EMS facilities
Radiological Incidents
Product Review: Globe boots
Getting the most from your NFPA physical program:
Kevin Hyde Appointed To Lead American LaFrance’s Fire Division
Train to failure to improve decision making
Is your mind right?
Forest Service flies high over Central Carolina Community College Emergency Serv...
Rescue and recovery diving
Paul Lucas retires from EMS Council
Understanding natural gas emergencies
North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum and Educational Center
Consider innovation when educating
The new deal on financing
Rocky Mount Fire Dept.Battles Commercial Fire
Anchor-Richey EVS Added as American LaFrance Dealer for Carolinas
15th Annual North Carolina Fire & Rescue Instructors Conference will be held in ...
Antique and Modern Fire Apparatus on Display during Rekindle Society Parade
International Auto Extrication Competition will be held during South Carolina Fi...
National Volunteer Fire Council Establishes Japanese Firefighters Association Re...
Local NC Group Announces Support for First Responders
American LaFrance opens Eagle fire chassis sales to industry OEMs
Local Firefighters Spring into Action at Davidson College
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