The next round of Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grants will allow departments to use these funds to rehire or retain fire fighters, as well as waive the local cost share.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Peter Gaynor made the announcement at a House Homeland Security hearing, noting that acting… Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on July 24, 2020 at 5:06pm —
North Okaloosa Fire District is a combination fire department. We have both paid (full-time, part-time, and relief) and volunteer positions.
Paid Full-time or Part-time Positions:
We are currently hiring one part-time firefighter. Please click … Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on July 12, 2020 at 8:58am —
The NFPA Conference & Expo® is the premier fire, electrical, and life safety event. If you’re passionate about fire, electrical, and life safety and interested in delivering a dynamic and engaging presentation when we gather June 22–25, 2021, in Las Vegas, we want to hear from you!
With the disappointing cancelation of the 2020…
Added by Fyre Walker on June 27, 2020 at 3:00pm —
Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, the disaster relief organization known for mobilizing Veterans in response to tornadoes, hurricanes, and other natural disasters, Team Rubicon, saw another kind of disaster on the… Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on June 18, 2020 at 11:00am —
During the FDIC team’s extensive outreach and conversations with the fire service, there was an overwhelming desire expressed by firefighters to come together in the fall to celebrate the unity of the fire service, learn, and support ongoing efforts in serving their communities and continue training. These requests are being answered with the launch of a new… Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on May 27, 2020 at 6:48pm —
The Better Business Bureau says some of its offices are getting calls from concerned consumers about a prepaid debit card that arrived in an unmarked envelope stating it was their economic stimulus payment.
These payments are legitimate!
Nearly four million people will receive an… Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on May 26, 2020 at 3:52pm —
By Chief Ronald J. Siarnicki, Executive Director, National Fallen Firefighter Foundation… Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on May 20, 2020 at 8:00am —
Acts to Preserve Inquiry
Five members of the IAFF executive board were recently appointed to investigate irregularities concerning president-for-life Harold Schaitberger.… Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on April 30, 2020 at 7:25am —
The CDC has posted guidance for the use of reusable elastomeric particulate respirators to provide respiratory protection to healthcare practitioners (HCP) against pathogens as a component of a… Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on April 23, 2020 at 3:56pm —
Users on social media are sharing pictures of burned… Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on April 10, 2020 at 9:34pm —
Celebrating Month of the Military Child… Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on April 4, 2020 at 11:29am —
It's dizzying, the amount of information out there about the Coronavirus. You're dealing with story after story online and through social media, television, radio, and in newspapers and magazines — each with its own take — at all hours of the day and night, from all around the world.
So how can we sort out what's real and what's not?
You already know to go to [Coronavirus.gov]Coronavirus.gov for medical information and [usa.gov/coronavirus]usa.gov/coronavirus to see what the… Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on April 1, 2020 at 2:24pm —
From the U. S. Dept of Veteran Affairs:
Know the symptoms Continue
The new virus causes respiratory illness in humans, usually 2–14 days after exposure. Illnesses have ranged from mild…
Added by Fyre Walker on February 26, 2020 at 6:30pm —
HERO ACT INTRODUCED, ADDRESSES PUBLIC SAFETY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
On January 28, Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Deb Fischer (R-NE) introduced the HERO Act, S. 3244, companion legislation to H.R. 1646, which was introduced last year by Representatives Ami Bera (D-CA) and Brian Fitzpatrick… Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on February 26, 2020 at 9:42am —
Calling all artists! The 2020 National Veterans Day Poster Contest is underway. Each year the Veterans Day National Committee publishes a commemorative Veterans Day poster. The Committee selects a poster from artwork submitted by artists nationwide. It also…
Added by Fyre Walker on February 25, 2020 at 7:59am —
Positive thinking can improve your mood and help you keep stress in check. Here are six ways you can turn negative thoughts into positive thoughts:
1. Don’t Overgeneralize. Over-generalization is the belief that because something happened…
Added by Fyre Walker on February 12, 2020 at 4:17pm —
An identity thief may use your Social Security number (SSN) to get a tax refund or a job. This is tax-related identity theft. You may not know it has happened until:
- the IRS sends you a letter by mail saying they have gotten a suspicious tax return that uses your SSN, or
- you try to e-file your return, but it's rejected as a duplicate because a return already has been filed using your SSN
If the IRS sends you a letter, follow the instructions in the letter.… Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on February 10, 2020 at 12:38pm —
Added by Fyre Walker on October 1, 2019 at 10:13am —
Panama City Beach Paramedic and Firefighter Capt. Jacob Gorman demonstrates how to use the Lifeline ARM hands-free CPR device during a recent training with Bay County.
Panama City Beach Firefighters received a call from dispatch around 8:30 on a recent Friday morning.
CPR was in progress on a middle-aged man at a hotel on Front… Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on February 22, 2019 at 7:04pm —
Four leading firefighting associations released a joint position statement opposing EMS degree requirements this week. Continue
Joint Position Statement: https://bit.ly/2CLXR5z
IAFC's Detailed Explanation: …
Added by Fyre Walker on January 3, 2019 at 3:11pm —