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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.

Humpday Hangout: The Company Officer's Role in Daily Training

On this week's Humpday Hangout, join your hosts Frank Ricci and PJ Norwood as they talk to their guests about the company officer's role in daily training.

Firefighters Have Contained Grassfires in Parker County

Firefighters have contained a series of massive grass fires in Parker and Grayson Counties Monday.

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.

Police: Indiana EMT Dies After Ambulance Driver Allegedly Fell Asleep

An EMT in Indiana has died, after the driver of the ambulance they were in allegedly fell asleep and crashed into another vehicle, according to CBS affiliate WTTV-TV. The crash happened on U.S. 31, near State Road 218 around 3:45 a.m. Monday.

Peterborough (Canada) Fire Apparatus to Use Blue Lights

The red and orange flashes on Peterborough Fire Service’s vehicles will eventually be accompanied by new blue lights.Those lights, say fire Chief Chris Snetsinger, will increase visibility and decrease accidents.

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.

NIOSH LODD Report: Vermont Firefighter Stricken During Brush Fire

On April 27, 2016, a 58-year-old male paid-on-call fire fighter (FF) responded to a brush fire call. He drove the tanker to the scene and assisted with suppression operations. After approximately 10 minutes on the scene, he collapsed. 

LODD Anniversary: New York Captain Killed in Floor Collapse

Lessons learned from a Jan. 22, 2013 line of duty death.

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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