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Nowadays, firehoses are made of material that dries easily. As such, there’s no need to roll it up to put in storage to dry. However, hose rolls can still be very useful. Chief Wylie demonstrates three quick hose roll techniques.

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A house explodes while firefighters are on location. One firefighter walks alongside the house & almost sustains injury as the house explodes right in front of him.

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A meteorite shot through the Russian sky & exploded,  sending a molten meteor shower to the ground & people into panic. around 950 were reported injured. There was damage, too. Windows exploded, doors flew off buildings & structures shook.

Imagine having to treat patients in this environment of panic.

Sources: Russia Today, ParamedicTV.com

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KJCT ABC 8 Grand Junction

Feb. 14, 2013. 08:05 PM EST

A new foam has been developed which can contain, put out & even prevent fires far better than some normal techniques. It also makes the environment safer for the firemen involved.

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In light of what happened in Minneapolis, where EMTs went in to rescue victims while the gunman was still loose, concerns about EMT safety are being addressed.

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