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Deluge vs. Sprinkler - learn the differences

You might have notice the sprinkler head in the building and heard about the deluge system in the chemical plant and think that the two words are the same. 401 more words

Fire Protection

What is your "WHY"??

Great sound-clip of a speech at a South Carolina awards banquet about the reasons in which people become volunteer firefighters.

What is your “WHY”?

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Fire and Ice - February 2015

Philadelphia firefighters work the scene of an overnight blaze in west Philadelphia on February 16, as icicles hang from where the water from their hoses froze. 130 more words

Bizarre

Drone ready to detect hot spots | Stuff.co.nz

He knew from his regular job with the Crown-owned Scion that Canterbury University’s (UC) engineering school was doing clever things with remote infra-red sensors. He wondered whether a sensor fixed to a drone could be used to take some of the slog out of firefighting. 113 more words

Drones

Participants Needed: Volunteer Recruitment & Retention Study!

The Montana State Fire Chiefs Association is embarking on a ground-breaking study regarding the recruitment and retention of volunteer firefighters in Montana. We are seeking participants in several categories. 171 more words

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NVFC’s National Recruitment and Retention Campaign Wraps Up Research Phase

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Published Date: 01.16.2015

Last year, the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) was awarded a Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to develop and implement a national volunteer firefighter recruitment and retention campaign. 945 more words

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The problem with problem solving

I see far too many everyday jobs advertised with (amongst others) one of the ‘key’ attributes being ‘a problem solver’ or having ‘complex problem solving’ abilities… 266 more words

Critical Thinking