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New Kestrel Fire Weather Meters!

Every firefighter knows that wind, temperature and humidity drive fire behavior. Kestrel Weather Meters have been the trusted belt weather kit replacement for over 20 years. The 2016 Fire Line includes models with built-in calculation of Probability of Ignition (PIG) and Fine Dead Fuel Moisture (FDFM), features requested by wildland fire fighters.

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

NEW True North Gear Frontline Packs!

True North Introduces New FRONTLINE Series of Wildland Fire Packs, featuring two innovative load-bearing packs created from scratch and offering tremendous advances in functionality while retaining durability. Also new to the product line is the Trap Door, a wildland hose pack created from scratch and offering innovative new deployment features.

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Fire Prevention Month 2016 - Free Fire Extinguisher Training

October is Fire Prevention Month. As a service to the Eugene/Springfield community, National Fire Fighter Corp. will be providing free fire extinguisher training on two days. The trainings will be held at 1574 W 6th Ave in Eugene on Thursday 10/27 and Friday 10/28 from 11am-2pm. Free lunch will be provided each day. In addition to the free hands-on training, discounts on fire suppression products will be offered, for both office and home. The first line of defense against a small fire is a...

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Monday, September 26, 2016

Car Fire Safety

Cars can catch fire for many reasons. Mechanical or electrical issues are the most common cause. A car can also catch fire as the result of a bad crash. If you see smoke or flames or smell burning rubber or plastic, respond immediately. What to do if your car is on fire...

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Residential Fire Prevention

When it comes to protecting homes from fire loss, you can never be too cautious. With loved ones, assets, memories, etc. in harm’s way, it’s better to be safe rather than sorry! Here are some tips for preventing residential fires to keep your home and family safe from fire.

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

The Deadliest Forest Fires of All Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

The world's forests are beacons of unspoilt natural beauty, but thousands of acres of forestation have been destroyed because of fire, with many blazes originating innocuously and tragically evolving to claim hundreds of lives.

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Friday, April 8, 2016

Make Your Own Home Fire Escape Plan

Your ability to get out depends on advance warning from smoke alarms and advance planning. Use this escape planning grid from NFPA to create your own escape plan.​

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Friday, March 25, 2016

Fire Escape Planning Tips

Plan ahead! If a fire breaks out in your place of business or residence, you may only have a few minutes to get out safely once the smoke alarm sounds. Everyone should know what to do and where to go in case of fire.

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Friday, March 25, 2016