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  The PennWell Fire Group

The PennWell Fire Group is an unparalleled collection of fire service media entities devoted to covering every aspect of firefighting, from breaking news to apparatus and equipment to firefighter training. These entities are both print and digital, and include the world's premier fire training conference. Fire Engineering magazine, a peer-reviewed journal, has been devoted to training in the fire service since 1877. FireRescue magazine is “devoted to the interests of firefighters worldwide” and covers in depth the social, industry, and international issues affecting the fire service. Fire Apparatus and Emergency Equipment magazine is a B2B magazine that covers the industry, technological, and manufacturing advances. The Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC), the largest and most revered fire service training event in the world, is held annually in Indianapolis, Indiana. On FDIC.com, viewers can catch up on classes missed from previous shows; gain an insight into the offerings of the upcoming show; and follow activities before, during, and post FDIC. The portal site for all these, FirefighterNation.com, has more than a half million members and growing.

Fire Engineering

For almost 140 years, Fire Engineering magazine has provided training, education, and management information for fire and emergency services personnel worldwide. Articles are written by experts in the fire service and focus on lessons-learned.

Chicago Fire Burns Multiple Buildings

CHICAGO (CBS) - N o one was hurt, but three people are without a home this morning after a massive fire consumes multiple buildings in Bridgeport. Firefighters were on scene just before 8:00 Friday night working to put out the extra-alarm fire as it spread throughout a 2 1/2 story building on the 1300 block of West 32nd Place.

Fire Sends Large Plume of Smoke Into Sky Above Dallas

Dallas firefighters are battling a large fire at a scrap metal business Monday afternoon near the interchange of Interstate 30 and Loop 12. The fire was reported at about 3 p.m. in an industrial area on the 2000 block of Ruder Street. The column of thick, gray smoke is visible from several miles away in North Texas.

Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment

Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment Magazine is the only magazine writing exclusively for Fire Chiefs, Purchasing Committee Members, Trustees, Commissioners, Finance Committees and those whose job it is to buy Trucks, Tools, Turnout Gear and Firefighting Equipment. They read Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment Magazine for news and insight to make well-informed buying decisions.

Uncertain Budgets

The process of preparing a fiscal budget is not on the minds of most firefighters. Their expectation is that pot of money is always there and that the chief will find the funds to maintain and grow operations.

Dallas Fire-Rescue Using New Dispatch Software

Dallas Fire-Rescue dispatchers are using a new software system that puts a priority on emergency calls.

FireRescue Magazine reaches fire chiefs, company officers and firefighters with “devoted to the interests of firefighters worldwide” content that gives fire-rescue professionals the education they want and need. Check out the new site at www.firerescuemagazine.com.

Using a Risk Management Approach to Reduce Firefighter Injuries

Recently, a team of researchers set out to see how a risk management approach might be successfully implemented by firefighters.

Big Order

Bob Vaccaro looks at the 18-unit delivery Peirce made to Lancaster County (SC) Fire Rescue.

FDIC International

Held annually in Indianapolis, Indiana, FDIC International is the world's largest firefighter training conference. Find out more at www.fdic.com.

Bob Carpenter: Drill Development: Success-Based Training Model

Bob Carpenter discusses that the fire service culture has always been about making the job safer, the members more skilled, and the processes better.  

VIDEO Susanne Klatt on Line-of-Duty Deaths and Safety Standards in the German Fire Service

About PennWell

Since 1910, PennWell has been known for providing comprehensive coverage of several strategic markets. In the early days, PennWell was a pioneer in the emerging oil industry with Oil & Gas Journal magazine, founded in 1902. Today PennWell Corporation is a highly diversified, business-to-business media and information company with 320 profit centers, including 130 print and online magazines and newsletters, 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents, and an extensive offering of books, maps, websites, research products, digital media, and database services.

PennWell's products serve as a lens for the world, focusing diffuse information into practical business intelligence. We aim to be where decision-makers worldwide look first to see what happens next in their markets. This has been our mission since PennWell’s founding in 1910. The ownership of our privately held company has remained constant during the ensuing decades, as has our commitment to integrity, excellence and innovation in all we do.

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