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Chemical giant gives $100,000 to Houston-area fire departments for hazmat training
Services set for Saturday, January 14 at First Baptist Church in Bryan, TX
Simulated explosion serves as emergency drill at Proctor & Gamble in Louisiana
Corporate school concentrates on rapid rotation
Ohio refinery donates hazmat trailers to two nearby communities
Steel plant fire exacerbates equipment shortage for New York volunteers
IFW publisher David White to address 2017 dealers meeting in Florida
Gulf Coast oil refineries' accident risk on the rise
Company donates brush truck to Texas volunteer fire department
Ferrara brings big flow to Brayton Fire Training Field
Company achieves ULC Category 3 product certification on foam concentrates
Fire crew training exercise includes rescuing six people missing at a UK plant
Connecticut firefighters train at new power plant
OSHA cites ethanol refinery for a May 2016 fire that killed a pipefitter
Monsanto, Cargill donate grain bin rescue equipment to North Dakota fire department
Volunteer fire brigade at Nebraska manufacturing plant has been at the ready since 1969
PHMSA issues final orders with $732,100 in civil penalties to ONEOK
CSB deploying to site of chemical release in Atchison, KS
CSB releases final case study into 2013 explosion and fire at Williams Olefins in Geismar, LA
NC chemical explosion 10 years later: How it changed hazmat site regulations
Elkhart Brass' new EXM Magnum monitor made to fit industrial aerials
Industrial responders worldwide once again undertake annual summer pilgrimage to Texas fire school
Insurance firm releases latest version of driver training program
Cutting-edge size-up tool
New hood better blocks particulate hazard
Decon sized to fit the emergency
Personalized thermal imaging
Exhaust after-treatment device
New intermediary step in hose retrieval
The changing rules of infection control
Recapping the 2016 IRECA conference
Innovation: Necessity, ingenuity and invention
Pre-plan for your extinguishing system
Hazard identification and risk assessment
Storage tank boilover in Nicaragua dies unchallenged
New York firefighters to employ drones at major fires
San Francisco Fire Department gets its first new fire boat in 60 years.
New form of fire, inspired by bourbon, might help with oil spills
Still no official explanation for 2015 power plant explosion
City honors memory of three killed in chemical plant explosion
Service held to commemorate 100th anniversary of munitions factory blast
CSB deploys investigators to injury incident in Port Arthur
Document details continued gaps in key industry standard to prevent catastrophic accidents similar to the fatal 2010 Anacortes refinery explosion
XTREME returns to Texas A&M in June 2017
CSB releases final report on series of acid releases at a California refinery
Pump-crane-engine package makes water more accessible
Texas A&M fire school director played major role in saving devastated chemical complex
Plaque honors fatalities in 2001 chemical explosion
Chemical giant loses 2nd big court decision on toxic dumping
Retired fire chief and IFW "Red Adair" winner dies after recent stroke
Time tested tactics conquer raging pipeline fire in Mexico
Solberg achieves product certifications on foam concentrates
International Safety Training Council hosts grand opening of new facility
New Orleans industrial fire school opens new classroom building April 1
Training for rescue operations
Firefighters in Rogers County, OK, thought the worst was over after two hours battling a tank battery fire. Then, with only a split second of warning, a 3,000-gallon bullet tank abruptly exploded.
Fire forces car maker to shutter Japan production for 6 days
Sentencing set for ex-execs in West Virginia chemical spill
Final CSB report cites gaps in safety practices, regulations and training
Tyco security and fire protection merges with auto parts giant
Industrial fire fighting is a beastly business. Gulf Coast Emergency Response Academy is a beautiful place to train for the worst.
Dallas' 1st female paramedic publishes biography
Strict or precautionary
Skytech Group to supply RescueSim incident command simulators to China
Playing fair is not critical in calculating foam application
Demonstration marries top-of-the-line Ferrara and US Fire Pump products
Multiple safety management deficiencies led to February 2015 refinery blast
Aerospace supplier fined $1.3 million over July 2015 factory explosion
Services scheduled in Deer Park, TX for TEEX guest instructor Ron Barker
Famed foam school for firefighters finds latest incarnation
Former Phoenix fire chief named keynote speaker for Fire Department Safety Officers Association Safety Forum
Oxygen and fuel are readily available in hydrocarbon storage tanks. Only one more element is needed to complete the triangle of combustion.
New York allocates $1.5 million for memorial recognizing 1911 fire
China's grim history of industrial accidents
New Hampshire company fined $150,000 in connection with 2014 explosion
B.C. mill fined $56,000 over 2014 explosion that injured three
Canadian firm fined $150,000 in 2013 worker death
Company agrees on settlement of $52,000 OSHA fine
Federal agency investigating Torrance, CA, refinery explosion sets January public hearing
Owner of West, TX, fertilizer plant considered as plaintiff in upcoming explosion trials
Tianjin explosions costliest man-made disaster in Asian history
UK firms fined in 2010 factory deaths
Criminal charges filed in 2014 Sarnia, ON, plant explosion
Pipeline spill exercise held in Michigan
Video shows November chemical plant explosion in China
2nd wrongful death lawsuit filed against Alabama fireworks factory
Plan to curb Bay Area oil refinery emissions touted as toughest in nation
Chinese officials, workers sentenced in 2013 Qingdao blast
Seeping water caused radioactive dump blast in Nevada
Don't take workplace contaminants home with you
Company launches intumescent, flame resistant coating
Newsreel footage shows aftermath of 1930 chemical plant explosion in U.K.
California regulators cut antiterror spending for power plants
No corporate manslaughter charges after fatal 2011 refinery blast in U.K.
Washington refinery fined $77,000 for workplace health violation after toxic release
Construction halted near Montreal refinery as risk of explosion studied
Grand opening of new Refinery Terminal Fire Company station in Corpus Christi
Emergency protocol in Louisiana may have delayed rescue after October 2014 plant explosion
2 managers plead guilty in 2014 explosion at California plant
Indictments announced in fatal Gulf platform blast
Chemical Safety Board prepares to fire managing director Daniel Horowitz
Flame Guard USA takes fire suppression to the next level
910 fire trucks recalled to fix wheel problem
Connecticut Supreme Court rules that workers not injured in 2010 power plant blast can not sue
Emergency crews participate in response test at nuclear power plant

Firefighters must replace $30,000 of turnout gear damaged battling industrial fire
Tyco SimplexGrinnell strikes technology theme at NFPA
Fire brigades often disregard ICS when working with other agencies
Canadian fire truck company shuts down suddenly
U.K. firefighters take part in factory fire training exercise
Car company faces $236.5 million loss from August 2015 explosions at China's Port of Tianjin
Georgia-Pacific grant program helps fund 45 fire departments nationwide
Industrial applications require carefully tailored equipment
Updating control systems need not mean discarding what is already in place
Shipping containers deserve serious pre-planning attention
Feds release report on February 2015 West Virginia crude train derailment and fire
Texas A&M conducts 53rd annual industrial fire school
Company plans to open new foam manufacturing facility in North Carolina later this year
Board to meet in Houston to consider recommendations in fatal 2014 LaPorte chemical release
Williams Fire & Hazard Control announces educational partnership with Texas A&M University
Lightning strikes blamed for refinery, tank fires along the Texas Gulf Coast
CSB uncovers flaws at an insecticide plant in La Porte, Texas, where four workers died
Information remains limited after massive explosions demolish the Chinese Port of Tianjin in August
Lawmakers seek probe of former Chemical Safety Board chief
Sutphen fire trucks bound for Venezuela plant
Building the perfect team
New high velocity pump helps set world record
Techniques for Identifying Unknown Materials
In March 2015, a hazmat emergency involving a shipping container shut down North America's third largest port facility
TEEX announces new partnership with Tyco Williams Fire & Hazard Control during annual fire fighting school in Beaumont, TX
Owner of Bangladesh factory charged with murder in 2012 collapse that killed 1,130 workers
2nd arsonist sentenced in million dollar drilling rig assembly plant fire
Feds claim November 2014 plant fatalities in LaPorte, TX, lacked adequate protecion
Swedish manufacturer launches robotic nozzles web site
With Florida biomass plant in turnaround, fire rescue simulates real life
VESDA-E VEA and HeiTel 4G body worn video solutions wins Security Industry Association 2015 new product showcase awards
TEEX announces new partnership with Tyco Williams Fire & Hazard Control during annual fire fighting school in Beaumont, TX
Tuna plant managers charged with safety violations in 2012 worker fatality
CSB draft report into 2009 explosion and fire at Caribbean Petroleum Terminal Facility in Puerto Rico finds inadequate management of gasoline storage tank overfill hazard
ARCTIC™ 3x6% ATC™ AR-AFFF foam achieves UL/ULC product certification
Historic marker dedicated to 17 who died in 1963 packing plant explosion
Petroleum coke factory shelled 165 times
Tucson, AZ, firefighters to take over Raytheon missile plant fire station
NIOSH probe shows only one of two low-air alarms working in SCBA fatality
Oil tank explosion in North Dakota blamed on equipment malfunction
Head of Chemical Safety Board resigns under White House pressure
U.S. Fire Pump stakes claim to high velocity innovation
Oil price decline forces decision to delay planned 2015 conference
Early investigation points to scrubber in Torrance, CA, oil refinery explosion
White House taps transporation official to head Chemical Safety Board
Railroad adds new safety rules for crude oil trains
Competition provides chance to shine
Firefighter search and removal operations
Latest fiery derailment finds West Virginia firefighters up to the task
Terror can be a by-product of business
Federal report due this summer in Plymouth, WA, gas plant explosion
CSB releases technical analysis detailing 2010 zinc explosion and fire in Monaca,PA, that killed two operators, injured a third
Congressman calls for Chemical Safety Board officials to resign
Company fined $600,000 for not reporting Idaho chemical releases
Long-time TEEX summer school municipal instructor dead at 72.
Intense flames pierce night sky in Dubai
Chemical Safety Board reports no plans to dispatch investigators to Torrance, CA, refinery explosion
CSB drops 5-year probe into July 2009 Corpus Christi refinery fire
UK steel maker hit with penalties in April 2013 fire involving molten metal
Chemical Safety Board cuts investigations amid alleged mismanagement
Geismar, Louisiana, plant damaged in 2013 explosion resumes production
OSHA issues fines for 2013 bolt factory explosion that killed worker
OSHA fines freight line after 2014 explosion injures 4 workers
Worker charged in fire that destroyed Montana fiberglass plant
5 years after Kleen Energy blast, 'main actor' pays fraction of the $6.7 million fine
OSHA issues citations in 2014 fatality at Ohio auto parts plant
Safety flaws contributed to deadly chemical plant leak in LaPorte, TX
OSHA cites fireworks firm for 9 violations in August 2014 explosion
Pesticide shortage likely after factory's fatal chemical leak
Ink factory explosion illustrates need for new safety standards, senator says
OSHA fines 4 companies after fatal 2014 fish plant explosion in Mississippi
West Virginia alert system's flaws highlighted during January power plant emergency
3 Chinese convicted in Italian factory fire that killed 7
Canadian fuel plant owner pleads guilty to six charges in October 2012 fire
IMSSCO donates marine firefighting equipment to union training schools
CSB releases safety bulletin on 2010 anhydrous ammonia incident near Mobile, AL
Spate of U.S. refinery shutdowns may worsen crude woes
Competitors show how to work together
Hyperbaric therapy applied to wide range of illnesses and injury
Texas oil refinery takes annual refresher training
BP conducts fire school in Texas
Fall protection liability of tank owners
Shipboard fire fighting for industrial teams
Proper use of elevated master streams
CSB names poor design and failure to test dust collection system among causes of New Jersey flash fire that burned seven workers in 2012
Industrial gas company donates 5-story fire training tower to Greeneville, TN
Ford donates Expedition to replace emergency vehicle destroyed by fire
CSB dispatches investigators to probe fatal chemical plant leak in Texas
RE-HEALING™ fluorine-free foam provides enhanced fire safety and environmental sustainability
RE-HEALING™ foam named winner of EPA Presidential Green Chemistry Award
CSB releases new video detailing the 2010 Tesoro refinery explosion
Job posting for an industrial firefighter position
IFW premieres 30-minute You Tube video detailing 2014 Texas A&M Industrial Fire School
Detectors and sensors in pre-planning
Innovation and the unexpected
High risk factors in water tank incidents
Diesel engines powering fire protection water pumps are dying way too early
Water: Necessity regardless of the job
Building block approach to emergencies
OSHA considers new standards to protect responders
Cable management system eliminates cable tangle in industrial settings.
Transitional fire attack the PyroLance way
CSB issues warning against use of Methanol during laboratory and classroom combustion demonstrations
EPA targets flame retardant as potential health hazard
Chemical Safety Board probes fatal hot work accident in Moss Point, MS
Canadian transportation officials blame railway for safety issues in Quebec disaster
CSB releases analysis showing February 2014 release of sulfuric acid at California refinery resulted from inadequately tightened fitting
Solberg's RE-HEALING flourine-free foam achieves FM approval certification
Lou Molino, IFW technical editor, dead at 49
Initiative replaces fluorine-based foam concentrates in foam/water sprinkler systems
Retired Chevron fire captain, training officer, dead at 61
Fluorine-free foam achieves FM approval certification
Chemical Safety Board faults key device for 2010 Gulf oil spill
Power plant fire caused by mechanic error
Fertilizer storage facility burns in Athens, TX
Firefighters response to New Zealand factory fire criticized
Larson Electronics reveals new Class 1 Division 1 explosion proof drop light
New ultra-rugged mobile device tailored for extreme operating conditions
5.11 Tactical launches collection in recognition of Memorial Day
London mayor liable for 2011 Sony warehouse arson
Criminal charges brought in 2013 Quebec rail explosion and fire
Waterous' new pump exceeds industrial pumping demands
Steelmaker faces stiffer sentences in 2007 fatalities
OSHA cites refinery for explosion that killed operator
Feds issue report on deadly 2013 West, Texas fertilizer explosion
Industrial fire ruled accidental
Texas Forest Service assistant chief dead at age 44
IFW publisher David White honored with Red Adair Award during WFHC XTREME school
Baker adapts dumpsters as traveling LDH containers
Refinery investigation 'challenging,' but on track
Wyoming refinery faces $201,000 fine by state safety regulators
HazSim safely simulates truthful hazmat situations
State considers safer storage of fertilizer involved in West, TX blast
Chemical Safety Board to hold public meeting April 22 on West, TX blast
Training for collapse operations
Protection of assets from wildland fires
The stretcher and its many incarnations
Foams, fires and freight rates
Furious anglers demand payout after UK fish deaths
Company blocked access to state regulators after fatal natural gas well fire in Pennsylvania
911 Safety offers services beyond cleaning and repair
CSB blames 2009 hydrogen blast at Utah refinery on corrosion
Lawyer pleads guilty to embezzlement in 2006 ink plant explosion
Combustible dust explosions prompt calls for more oversight
Maine fire chief testifies before Senate subcommittee on Quebec disaster
Central Indiana glass plant to pay record safety penalty
New Corpus Christi pumper represents three fire protection giants
New firefighters ready to protect Kemper County energy facilities
Texas A&M and ConocoPhillips host process safety symposium in Qatar
Trains revive Philadelphia refineries but present new risks
Ontario firefighters participate in chemical plant emergency drill
State investigating 2012 emergency at Louisiana chemical plant
International emergency response company specializes in industrial work
Corpus industrial firefighters announce construction of new fire station and administration building
Fire marshal suspects thermal heater or pump to blame for January fire
RE-HEALING™ foam concentrates meet Statoil’s demanding environmental requirements
CSB announces public meeting in Anacortes, WA, to vote on final report into fatal 2010 refinery explosion
Company contributes $500,000 to Brayton Fire Training Field in Texas
CNN features a positive report on Georgia disaster training center
Freezing temperatures affect water tanks
Correct problems to prevent API tank failures
Texas emergency responders scope out Delaware County, PA, move
Canadian regulators say oil in train accident as volatile as gasoline
Industries face stricter regulation of flaring systems
Trailblazing female refinery firefighter led the way
Historic factory burns in Michigan
All-Terrain 6x6 ambulance offers extensive options
Engine room blast aboard a propane carrier proves tricky for Williams Fire & Hazard Control
Union urges Philadelphia D.A. to charge factory owners in 2012 fire that killed two responders
Long Beach (CA) Fire Department's new rig fights fuel fires with foam
TFT introduces BlitzFire HE and BlitzFire Oscillating HE
CSB investigation finds 2010 refinery fatal explosion resulted from “high temperature hydrogen attack” damage to heat exchanger
Carbohydrates replace fluorine as basis for new AFFF substitute
Automatic weather monitoring for industrial emergency responders
OSHA seeks cause of animal feed factory blast
Pierce announces winner of its Long Haul sweepstakes to benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
New high power blasting gun light released by Larson Electronics
Four Foot Explosion Proof LED Light Fixture Approved for Paint Booths
Agency names 13 safety violations after fatal injury in Aurora, MO., last year
A new idea for hiking backpacks helped found an innovative force in designing fire resistant apparel
Dallas company cleans, inspects personal protective equipment
October school helps determine class schedule
ROCO awarded USAF Pararescue training contract
Feds propose new regulations to prevent next deadly chemical plant explosion
Derailment explosion devastates Canadian community of Lac-Mégantic
Une alternative aux AFFF utilise des hydrates de carbone au lieu du fluor
DOT issues warning about oil shipped from North Dakota, Montana
Williams Fire & Hazard Control opens its new headquarters in Port Arthur, TX
Neuartiger AFFF-Ersatz setzt auf Kohlehydrate statt Fluor
Un nuevo sustituto de AFFF utiliza hidratos de carbono en vez de flúor
BP holds semi-annual fire school in Texas
Training for collapse operations
Preparedness - a shared responsibility
Violence in the EMS workplace
Penton Publishing announces closing of Fire Chief magazine and website effective Nov. 22
3 companies given citations, fines for fatal flash fire at refinery
CSB commends NFPA on expedited development of a comprehensive standard for fuel gas safety
OSHA finds 15 violations in grain bin death
Elkhart Brass partners with national organizations to support athletic competition
Owner convicted of negligent homicide in fatal 2010 gunpowder plant blast
Recognized as one of the fastest growing Aggie-owned or managed companies in the world
DuPont launches next-generation multi-hazard protection
Solberg expands UL certification for RE-HEALING™ fluorine-free foam
Wife of Industrial Fire World editor dies at age 60 after lengthy illness
Annual Texas A&M fire school draws international attendance
Rural Mississippi fire department adds more petroleum fires to its impressive resume
Solberg moves into new markets with flourine-free foam technology
Intertek inspects and certifies products to safety standards
Texas company specializes in compressed air foam systems
Firefighters embrace innovation
Training for trench rescue
What is an API inspection?
Dinosaurs are born, not made
CSB finds fatal 2009 NDK explosion resulted from stress corrosion cracking of high-pressure vessel; crystal maker failed to inspect or test vessels and to heed earlier warning about risk to public
Preparing for emergencies in industrial silos
Fire brigade chooses Solberg RE-HEALING foam
Solberg introduces RE-HEALING Foam Environmental Warranty
Texas first responder pleads guilty to destructive device charge
Texas fertilizer plant where 15 died in blast cited
Tyco opens new 70,000-square-foot Williams Fire & Hazard Control facility in Port Arthur, TX
Government shutdown stalls West, TX, explosion probe
Dallas firefighter's death questioned in TV news report
Larson Electronics introduces magnetic mount LED light with L6-20 twist lock plug
School strives to give Asian nation solid footing in industrial fire training
Elkhart Brass joins forces with Ontario supplier and service provider
Judges say company improperly declared gas pipelines safe
Report blames welding for 2012 Gulf platform blast that killed 3
Five facilities similar to West fertilizer plant refuse inspection by Texas fire marshal
OSHA cites Montana refinery related to February 2013 emergency
Chemical Safety Board chair calls for regulatory coverage of reactive chemicals
Emergency response trainees engage in disaster simulation
EPA updates oil and gas standards for storage tanks
Canada revokes license of railway involved in Quebec disaster to operate outside U.S.
No evidence found linking ex-paramedic to West, TX fertilizer blast
Company agrees to pay $2 million for Richmond, CA refinery fire
Obama calls for improved chemical facility safety and security
DuPont updates hot work standard
Rig owner loses round in oil spill document fight
Preliminary report says iron sulfide reacting with oxygen to blame for Detroit refinery fire in April.
California panel urges more refinery safety oversight
Michigan town sends replacement fire truck to Abbott, TX
UK leader in fire equipment acquired in buyout by management
OSHA announces new National Emphasis Program for occupational exposure to isocyanates
A town torn apart
Alabama fire school develops modern training techniques
Phony metropolis provides setting for disaster training
Chevron firefighters test their skills at TEEX
Firm adapts ATVs for fire service use
Modifications to meet growing demand
Training for collapse operations
If a tree falls? - the human element
For whom the bell tolls
Responders attend annual BP fire school.
Allianz risk engineers tackle live-fire training
Williams Fire & Hazard Control holds annual foam school in Beaumont, TX
A formula for success
Prudhoe Bay firefighters help keep Alaskans cool
XCIEL introduces custom case to protect Apple devices in hazardous environments
Firetrace offers integrated solution to detection and suppression issues
Preplanning: The need to test assumptions
Vietnam in the 21st Century
Fort Worth company specializes in new training techniques
Perrin uses its proven PowerCube technology to create HVAC system for Smeal fire apparatus
Responder resources budget priorities
Preplanning for molten material releases
Has a safety culture been established?
EMS placed in 'at risk' situations
Training for an 'active shooter'
CWSI alarm systems merge existing technology with new
Contract worker dies from injuries sustained in an April 17 refinery fire in Beaumont, TX
Spartan promotes cab protection with new sensor/air bag system
Cart mounted explosion proof LED lighting
Pennsylvania firefighters donate truck to devastated West, Texas
OSHA issues new resource to protect emergency workers at combustible dust fires
IES gives industry a third choice in providing plant fire protection
Larson Electronics Releases Explosion Proof Exit Sign with Emergency Backup
Elkhart Brass simplifies pump controls
Allianz risk engineers broaden their experience with live-fire training at TEEX
The late Phil Cummins remembered as the Nostradamus of modern fire fighting
A Minnesota refinery brigade unites management, personnel and the community in its protection strategy
Chemical Safety Board criticized for lengthy investigations still pending

Judge finds for CSB in Deepwater Horizon probe

Texas State Fire Marshal's Office and the ATF conclude their scene investigation in the West  fertilizer plant explosion
Emergency plan preserved computer data as fire destroyed Wisconsin plant
Man arrested for sabotage at oil refinery near Rawlins, WY
Fish kill prompts bill to improve emergency response in Georgia
Legionella found in samples taken from Australian oil refinery drinking water
Cause determined in Saskatchewan refinery fire
Larson Electronics Introduces Explosion Proof LED Light Tower
Northwest Homer Fire Department District receives vehicle donation from CITGO Lemont, IL, refinery
Risks to plant safety, productivity could rise along with increase in oil production. WIKA's Full Audit Service Team provides instrumentation expertise to protect lives, operations, profits
No charges filed in 2008 sugar refinery fire that killed 14 workers in Savannah, GA
UK roofing contractor ordered to pay £21m fine after factory fire
Southeast Kansas refinery to pay $2.3 million for 2007 spill
Company receives Aurora Award for infection control and prevention training
Survivor of Kentucky plant explosion shares memories on 10th anniversary
Federal and state investigators release technical report on Richmond, CA, refinery pipe rupture and fire
5th anniversary of Georgia sugar refinery dust explosion that killed 14 and injured dozens
Deadly Middletown, CT, explosion in 2010 caused changes in workplace safety
Chemical Safety Board releases report on Louisville, KY, explosion that killed two in 2011.
Action Training Systems receives Aurora Award for vehicle extrication training program
California bay area refinery fined nearly $1M for August 2012 vapor release fire
CSB statement on Van, TX, storage tank blast finds similarities to 2009 Mississippi tragedy
Massachusetts chemical plant roof fire quickly extinguished
OSHA awards Roco Rescue the VPP Star for identification and elimination of hazards
Fireworks disposal explosion that killed 5 resulted from unsafe practices, says CSB investigators
1988 grain elevator blast in Henderson, KY, killed 3
1963 Indiana meat packing plant explosion killed 17, injured more than 50
110th anniversary of famous Massachusetts industrial disaster that killed 22
Firefighters may have gouged pipe that triggered the Richmond, CA, refinery vapor cloud fire
OSU traces its heritage in fire back to the 1930s
Equipping leaders in industrial hygiene, fire technology and safety
A sampling of the best and brightest to go through Oklahoma State University's fire and safety programs
A lost friend is recalled on the anniversary of the worst boilover disaster on record
Owners are responsible for addressing repair & maintenance issues with tanks
Panasonic offers updates for Toughbook computers
Latest Firecom intercom goes further in advancing improved communications
Device concentrates dry powder near fire
Has the flammability of modern man-made materials made it time to change fire ground tactics?
New tools to maintain EMS skills
The politics and properties of hazmat
Preplanning for refinery vapor releases
Making the most of simulations
Rawlins, WY, refinery worker recovers from May 2012 fire
On site fire training company changes name, location and management
IFW publisher David White addresses Society of Fire Protection Engineers Conference in Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Corpus Christi refinery firefighters train aboard WWII aircraft carrier
New Mexico refinery to pay $400K fine for  2010 explosion
Fire truck distributor co-sponsors Dec. 3 episode of ABC home repair show 
Minnesota plastics manufacturer recovers from devastating office fire
Impact of factory fire ripples through Australian car industry
Kentucky mutual aid responders unite for training in October
German plant fire fosters global automotive collaboration to find CDT substitute
Firefighters practice for tunnel emergencies using an unfinished nuclear-power plant
Spontaneous combustion blamed for Oct. 1 fuel plant fire
Williams Fire & Hazard Control breaks ground in Port Arthur
Illinois firefighters receive top-notch training in Corpus Christi
California chemical plant holds yearly emergency drill
California crude unit knocked out in August fire will be offline until 2013
BP sells troubled refinery, other assets to Marathon for $2.5 billion
Wyoming OSHA fines refinery $155,000 for May 8 fire
Workers rescue colleague trapped in burning UK plastics factory
Thermite tank from Howe and Howe Technologies is the latest entry of robotics to danger zones.
Diaper shortage possible after plant explosion
French court rules factory chief, Total subsidiary guilty in fatal 2001 plant blast
Vapor release at a Gulf Coast plant threatens neighboring oil refinery
Darley's new ZS 3000 pump delivers record flow for emergency responders
Modern technology allows water tank inspections without taking the tank out of service
Vapor: The most dangerous state
Sorry doesn't get the job done
Small town firefighters protect big chunk of Illinois economy
Ohio plant destroyed by fire in 2011 will not rebuild
New telephone alert vendor sought by county after August 6 refinery fire fumble
CSB releases photos of vapor cloud involved in August 6 accident at Richmond, CA, refinery
2011 Canadian refinery explosion and fire began with corroded pipe

Despite recent blaze, California refinery's safety record is better than most

Action Training Systems receives 2012 Best of Poulsbo Award for first responder education & training
Chemical Safety Board to pursue full investigation of August 6 refinery fire in Richmond, CA

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