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Bobby Halton's Blog – February 2009 Archive (3)

Courage and Valor Fun Run

This run is to raise money to support the Ray Downey Courage and Valor award. Ray ran everyday. We should run or walk everyday. Leadership is about living. The run is on the last day of FDIC a fitting way to end the week. If you can't make it how about just registering for the shirt. I will be "running" (at the speed of smell) so if you want a good laugh come watch a… Continue

Added by Bobby Halton on February 28, 2009 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Live Fire Experiments Provide Data on the Effects of Fire Resources (Staffing)

NIST Press Release On Staffing study

ROCKVILLE, Md.—At a live demonstration of fire safety experiments today, a group of firefighting, public safety and scientific organizations described a landmark collaborative study examining the effect of firefighting crew sizes and equipment arrival times on fire growth rates and a person’s ability to survive in a structure-related building fire. Funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), this firefighter safety and resource… Continue

Added by Bobby Halton on February 15, 2009 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

Clarence Center Crash & Black Sunday News and NIOSH

Just a few short weeks after celebrating the miracle on the Hudson, America today is mourning the loss of 50 citizens who boarded a plane last night from New Jersey reroute to Buffalo New York. Reported to be on that plane was a woman who was going to celebrate the birthday anniversary of her husband which she lost on 9/11. Tragically one person among the dead was a resident of the home which the plane impacted. Clarence Center New York is a small community just outside of Buffalo where most… Continue

Added by Bobby Halton on February 13, 2009 at 4:07pm — 1 Comment

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