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Training for Multiple Terrorist Attacks

Rescue divers prepare to enter the water off of a fireboat.

While terrorism may not be your team's number-one concern and the technical rescue disciplines covered and equipment tested in this exercise may not be important to you, the concept of this type of exercise should be.

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Submit Your IFW Conference Presentation Idea

Submit your presentation ideas for the 2020 IFW conference, which is returning to Houston in...

Instructors in the field of industrial firefighting are invited to submit their ideas for a presentation to an elite audience of emergency responders at the 2020 Industrial Fire World Conference & Expo from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 in Houston.

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Passing the IFW Torch

David White (left) and Tim Sendelbach

Industrial Fire World has transitioned to new ownership, but the mission remains the same. Industrial emergency response is a highly specialized portion of the fire service that deserves its own voice.

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David White Inducted into Hall of Legends

Inductees to the National Fire Heritage Center's Hall of Legends, Legacies and Leaders

Industrial Fire World publisher David White was among six new members of the National Fire Heritage Center’s Hall of Legends, Legacies and Leaders to be inducted during April ceremonies at FDIC International 2019 in Indianapolis, IN.

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Shell's Training for Fire Responders

Jason Dyer, red helmet, directs a foam attack on the burning tanks at TEEX.

Protecting the tank farm at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport falls under the jurisdiction of the Kenner Fire Department. To help with that obligation, Shell opened its corporate fire school in April to Kenner firefighters.

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Red Adair Award Presented to Chris Ferrara

Industrial Fire World magazine honored Chris Ferrara, owner of US Fire Pump, with its 2019 Red Adair Award in recognition of his accomplishments in improving fire equipment used in industrial firefighting.

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Training on Portable Fire Extinguishers

Training on Portable Fire Extinguishers

In this column, I will address specific types of fire extinguishers and extinguishing agents, touch on various methods of applying extinguishing agents, and I will also put forth as examples some of the fire extinguishers carried by FDNY.