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NIOSH report: Zachary Whitacre, Virginia firefighter who fell off rear step of tanker headed to fill site at West Virginia fire. Father was driving rig.
Water dumped by another tanker created black ice near spill site.Read More »
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Ruling would allow for compensation and treatment, but is still open for comment.Read More »
NIOSH says Bridgeport FD failed to respond to mayday calls in double LODDs. Many failures cited in deaths of Lt. Steve Velasquez & FF Michel Baik.
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Who to believe: Judge in Rhode Island & professor in Georgia come to different conclusions about a connection between safety & firefighter staffing.
Judge rules against union on ladder shut down, but study doesn't seem to support judge's findings.Read More »
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NIOSH report on Prince George's County shopping center natural gas explosion. Cites SOGs, RIT and staffing. Fireground audio & explosion video.
Eight firefighters were hurt during explosion caught on camera.Read More »