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Fire Engineering Newsletter | June 3, 2016

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The deadline to submit to teach at FDIC International 2017 is June 20. Start the submissions process using our online Call for Presentations HERE.--Pete Prochilo, Online Editor
NEWS
11 Dead in Migrant Worker Accommodations Fire in Qatar
Eleven people were killed in a fire that broke out in housing for migrant laborers working on a tourism project in Qatar, authorities said late Thursday.
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Five Soldiers Dead, Four Missing in TX Floods
Five soldiers were killed and four were missing after an Army troop carrier was washed from a low-water crossing and overturned Thursday in a rain-swollen creek at Fort Hood.
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FEATURES
Safety Warning on Column Hazard
New Haven (CT) firefighters issued a safety bulletin after a sudden column collapse on the fireground last December. Check out photos and video from research on the subject.
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The FDIC Experience: The Value of Experience
The Battalion TV followed Snyder (NY) firefighters as they attended FDIC International 2016. Watch the latest installment of that series.
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The 60-Second Drill
In this Throw Back to Basics bulletin, Brian Zaitz reviews a simple drill that is performed frequently in firefighter recruit school but may have dropped off the radar as a regular component of our company training.
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Photos: Fair Lawn (NJ) Fire
Responding Fair Lawn firefighters made a gruesome discovery while responding to a recent house fire. Peter Danzo shares some images from the fireground.
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ADVERTORIAL
Be Ready When It Matters Most
We need to take a hard look at how we render aid to victims in need during “Active Shooter Response” crisis situations. Be aware of your available safety options. Encompass both proper training & proper use of safety gear/equipment. Learn more about the Active Shooter Kit available from Paul Conway HERE.
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FDIC International 2016: Rosenbauer
Check out the RXT truck line and the COBRA platform from FDIC International 2016.
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FDIC International 2016: Globe
It’s the product of blue-sky thinking and clean-slate design. It’s inspired by Interviews with hundreds of firefighters. It’s created from breakthrough materials. ATHLETIX™ from Globe. It’s the future of turnout gear.
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FDIC International 2016: Ziamatic
The EZ-MOUNT System is a unique line of adhesive and fasteners designed for use on virtually any surface. With up to 2,700 lbs. of tensile strength it’s great for running wire, mounting tool brackets, and installing light bars without putting holes in your apparatus.
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FDIC International 2016: Maintainer
DuaLock™ Drawers set the standard for tool and component storage. The solid aluminum drawers are attractive, lightweight, and durable. With “one click” open and lock, they are a breeze to operate. Available in standard and custom sizes and can be used in mobile or stand-alone applications.
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Fire Service Technical Search and Rescue, 8th Edition
This training focuses on operations level incidents and support for technician-level rescues. Contains 69 skill sheets, learning activities, and curriculum.
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BLOGS
Pride, Ownership, and the New Generation
The culture and traditions of the fire service need to be demonstrated to new members--not just talked about, Larry Schultz writes.
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NIMS and Command
A strong command presence can overcome many issues on an emergency incident, says David Polikoff.
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May 2016 On-Duty Deaths
Bill Carey offers a closer look at monthly firefighter fatality data.
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TRAINING GUIDE
Apparatus Safety
The important task of specifying the requirements for a fire apparatus requires in-depth knowledge of both the mechanical and functional aspects of the apparatus and the needs and necessities of the community in which that apparatus will function. Get a new training guide sponsored by Pierce.
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FDIC INTERNATIONAL
Want to Teach at FDIC International?
We are looking for your proposals to teach at the 2017 conference. Click the link to begin the submission process now.
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Certificates of Attendance
Columbia Southern University is proud to offer CEUs to the attendees of this year's conference. If you attended, learn how to submit your online CEU request.
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EVENTS
FDIC International 2017
April 24-29, 2017
Indianapolis, IN
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