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A new Salvage acronym?

A new Salvage acronym?S.A.V.E.With the holiday’s approaching and many basic Firefighter classes in full swing for the winter, it seems only appropriate to share yet another fire service acronym for us to digest. The source of our revolutionary acronym was crafted during our company training during our shift while reviewing the Salvage and Overhaul topic. A note of caution: our groundbreaking moment of clarity was not based on any science or experimental activity. Instead, we relied on good old…See More
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The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: TN

It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 84th Line Of Duty Death for 2014 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter Gus Losleben has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family, friends and our Brothers & Sisters with the Hardin County Fire Department. Gus Losleben…See More
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Captain Laura Larson volunteered to help instruct the Omaha Fire Academy Class of 2012.  As the Chief of Training, this is where I had the distinct pleasure of working side by side with Laura.  Lasting 17 weeks, this academy took place during one of the hottest summers on record with temperatures regularly in the upper 90s and low 100s, and would be a challenge for all.Laura Larson was hired by the Omaha Fire Department as a part of the recruit Class of 2000, and was assigned to Station 34 on…See More

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