Fireground Decon Towel

During FDIC the Coalition was introduced to the Fireground Decon Towel - an "all natural" life safety product that can be easily used to decon your gear and body on the fire ground.  There is some research that baby wipes contain possible carcinogens such as Parabens, Methylisothiazolinone and 2-Bromo-2Nitropropane.  These wipes have come along way…

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“Know Your Smoke” Survey

Many of you have attended Know Your Smoke:  The Dangers of Fire Smoke Exposure.  Course instructors continually update educational content based on your feedback regarding departmental changes made as a result of the training.  This is short survey with only 10 questions.  We ask that you take just a few minutes to further the education…

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Rockland, Maine Firefighter Injured

Reports indicate a Rockland, Maine firefighter was taken by helicopter to the Maine Medical Center. "He had a breathing issue," Miceli said. "We're not sure what precipitated that, if it was medical or he got injured. He left the building and was taken to the hospital with a respiratory concern, and due to the nature,…

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