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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.

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Chevron Veteran Returns to Brayton Fire Training Field

Chevron responder Corena LeDonne lends support to a fellow firefighter having a rough time with...

Any modern corporation is organized into groups that govern the various aspects of the business – maintenance, process technology, etc. At Chevron, best practices with regard to fire protection is the responsibility of the corporate fire school staff, said Ricky Conerly, fire chief at Chevron’s Pascagoula, MS refinery.

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IRECA Relocates to Texas A&M

A Disaster City collapse mock-up is utilized for a journey to the ground in a Stokes basket.

Texas A&M Engineering Extension Services' Brayton Fire Training Field in College Station played host to the 71st annual IRECA conference and challenge held in June.

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Texas Fire School's Summer Training

Why would you need at 350-pound dry chemical wheel unit at a storage tank fire? Dwight Williams, founder of Williams Fire & Hazard Control, referred to his experience at a recent massive terminal fire while addressing the Industrial Rescue Fire Training conference in May.

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Only Laziness Lasts Forever

As technological advancements have emerged to make our fire world safer and lower risk to manage emergency incidents, it’s easy to numb our human senses that tell us danger is near.

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Training on Portable Fire Extinguishers

Controlling a fire in the incipient stage, as opposed to controlling a fire that has reached the fully developed stage, can be the difference between a fire put out by one person and a fire put out by numerous agencies.

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Fire Legend 'Boots' Hansen Dead at 93

Pioneering oil well firefighter Asger “Boots” Hansen, Jr. passed quietly at his home in Fort Myers, Florida on June 16, 2019 at age 93, according to an obituary posted by a Florida funeral home.

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Teams Compete for Honors in Houston

Over the past years, the International Rescue & Emergency Care Association partnered with the Fires Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to the promotion, recognition, integration, and technical excellence among various public safety organizations throughout Latin America.

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Xtreme Training to Address Evolving Hazards

Firefighters tackle the marine firefighting project at TEEX.

Johnson Controls' Williams Fire & Hazard Control team has adapted the curriculum for this year’s Xtreme Industrial Fire & Hazard Response Training to “cut straight to the heart of what makes the company unique,” said Chauncey Naylor, Williams director of emergency response and training.

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June IRECA Conference Expands Competition

With Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service’s (TEEX) Brayton Fire Training Field and Disaster City as its location, the conference is expanding the number of teams competing in its rescue challenges from six to 12.

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Training to Utilize Outside Resources

Every team that is tasked with the responsibility of emergency response faces the likelihood of one day being overwhelmed when confronted with a major or large scale incident.