Monthly Archives: December 2010

FEMA joins the blogosphere

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has just launched their new blog ( What can you expect from the new FEMA blog? From their first post: Plain and simple, this will be another tool we’ll use to communicate and let you … Continue reading

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Republicans and 9/11 Responder Health

I sometimes hate just posting a link without adding value. However, I think Jon Stewart and Rhett Fleitz have captured the recent actions of the republican party surrounding the 9/11 health care bill quite well. If you have any interest … Continue reading

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Recruitment tool: QR Codes

Utilizing the power of QR Codes to increase membership applications. Continue reading

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Firefighter Reading List

Christopher Brennan over at The Fire Service Warrior has published a list of books he believes would be good reading for anyone in the fire service. Being an avid reader, I’m always interested to see what others find as important … Continue reading

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Media campaign – IAFC Style

My last post covered a media campaign on fire prevention utilizing a rap song as the delivery medium. The video above was recently released by the IAFC and IAFF to bring awareness to the risk of Carbon Monoxide exposure during … Continue reading

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What’s the price of fire prevention?

I saw a video the other day that really piqued my interest. Suprisingly, the video wasn’t compelling fire scene footage with flames blowing out the front door. Instead, this video focused on fire prevention. The topic though wasn’t nearly as … Continue reading

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