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Started by Jason in Member Lounge. Last reply by Tony Thomas on Sunday. 6 Replies

Hey everyone just found this new site that's coming live in May. Seems pretty awesome. Check it out guys!Continue

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New beer by Lakewood Brewing Co benefits families of fallen first responders

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Here's something cool happening in Texas ... and hopefully it will spread across the country.…Continue

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Wylwood Frozen Broccoli Cuts Recalled Due to Listeria Risk

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1-Apr-2016 - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) states that Alimentos…Continue

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Bumble Bee and Chicken of the Sea Tuna Recalls March 2016

Started by Janet Liebsch in Product Recalls. Last reply by Capt. D Lewis Mar 18. 1 Reply

17-Mar-2016 - Bumble Bee Foods and Chicken Of The Sea are recalling tens of thousands of cans of chunk light tuna because they…Continue

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Recall: Glass found in DiGiorno Pizzas, Stouffers Lasagnas and Lean Cuisine Meals

Started by Janet Liebsch in Product Recalls. Last reply by Tony Thomas Mar 10. 1 Reply

Nestle USA has recalled nearly 3 million boxes of frozen DiGiorno pizzas, Stouffer’s lasagnas and Lean Cuisine meals after…Continue

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A firefighter died while battling a 3-alarm fire Saturday night in a Pineville shopping center, Charlotte Fire chief Jon Hannan said.Pineville Fire crews responded just after 9 p.m. to a fire at Edwin Watts in the Countryside Shopping Center off…Continue


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Its Friday

Posted by Bob Allard on April 29, 2016 at 2:22pm 1 Comment

Hello all;

Its been awhile for me as I have been busy doing this and doing that and then going here and you know the rest of the story. I have also been doing some reading and its not good from what I have been reading. WE NEED TO…


Home Sprinklers

Posted by Bob Allard on March 30, 2016 at 9:29am 1 Comment

This is so wrong it looks like we need to do a Better and Bigger push so we can get this in the next Code Enforcement in 2018, so all my NY Firefighters we need to start now and all departments need to get in the ears of our elected people and…


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Posted by Bob Allard on March 29, 2016 at 2:21pm 2 Comments

Well now that Easter is over and spring is here, well the calendar says spring is here its time to see what kind of winter damage was done if at all any was done and see what we need to do to fix it, paint it or just be thankful nothing was…



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Home Fire Sprinkler Education Program Stipends
$1,500 Stipends Available to Built For Life Fire Departments to
Partner with Local Technical/Vocational Schools 
Your fire department could be chosen to receive one of three $1,500 stipends to create a partnership with instructors and students at a local high school or technical/vocational school (for future homebuilders, residential architects, etc.). The purpose of the partnership will be to carry out a brief home fire sprinkler education program with the students and to host a live fire and sprinkler burn demonstration in 2016. 
The nonprofit Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) is offering these stipends to increase awareness of home fire sprinklers among future homebuilding tradespeople and advance the use of an effective local public education tool: side-by-side fire and sprinkler burn demonstrations.
The $1,500 stipend must be used to complete a brief home fire sprinkler education program with technical/vocational school program instructors and students, which may include viewing HFSC's 20-minute educational video and completing a brief quiz provided by HFSC. (View the program guide and student course and quiz.) The stipend will also pay for the costs of supplies to build, furnish and conduct the fire and sprinkler burn demonstration and any costs to promote the program.

Only U.S. and Canadian Built For Life Fire Departments may apply for the stipends and they must agree to implement their program by year's end 2016.
The deadline to apply for the $1,500 technical/vocational education program stipend is May 15, 2016.

Questions? Contact HFSC at:
Phone: (877) 550-HFSC (4372)
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