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Time for Volunteers to Negotiate for Benefits and Protections

Volunteer Fire Fighters have proven that they work to seek the good of the citizens they serve, however, not everyone appreciates volunteers or support them for what they do. As jurisdictions seek to “improve” life safety conditions the first casualty … Continue reading

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Volunteer Fire Fighters – Help Wanted and Help Needed

The citizens in the State of Maryland are blessed to have a very large contingent of dedicated citizens who devote themselves to life saving acts everyday for no pay. Do the citizens ever think to check on the welfare and … Continue reading

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Volunteer Fire Fighting/EMS Providers

Volunteer Fire and Emergency Medical Service Providers make up the majority of personnel who deliver quality services to the citizens of this Country. Why isn’t this product good enough for those who live in urban areas? Elected officials in urban … Continue reading

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Tip of the Day – Give yourself sufficient time to respond to disasters or emergencies

One of the most important elements of disasters and emergencies is time. After distressing and devastating events we tend to lament we needed more time. Some emergencies give off warning signs in advance allowing us to respond effectively like weather … Continue reading

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Tip of the Day – Impending Disasters Leave Clues

Impending disasters and emergencies leave clues prior to striking. Disasters and emergencies can be predicted in many cases. From heart attacks, car accidents to hurricanes clues can be analyzed to help us prevent negative outcomes. It is important that we … Continue reading

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Majority Minority Jurisdictions Continue to Lose Citizens to Fire More Often In Maryland

Majority Minority population jurisdictions continue to lose citizens to fire more often in Maryland. The Maryland State Fire Prevention Commission and the State Fire Marshal continue to see trends that are disturbing as they search for ways to reduce fire … Continue reading

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Threats to your organization or home can be managed and predicted.

Managing emergencies begins with understanding the possibilities of what can happen and managing those possibilities. The leadership of the organization or your own home must take the time to analyze the threats and prioritize your resources to be ready. For … Continue reading

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