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First responders are training to deal with the fallout of a nuclear incident

The Lima National Security Center was home to a bevy of nuclear weapon tests during the Cold War. Today, it’s still being used to **** around with radiation, but in a way that’s actually beneficial to folks like you and I. This five minute video shows how first responders are being trained to deal with ...

Jon Stewart went on Fox News to slam Rand Paul for blocking 9/11 first responders bill

07.18.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Jon Stewart is not here to play. Over the past few months the comedian and former The Daily Show host has been snagging headlines for his outspoken public support of the reauthorization of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund. If renewed, the bill ... ...

Jon Stewart returns to Capitol Hill to fight for 9/11 first responders funding

07.12.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Jon Stewart is back on Capitol Hill to support the reauthorization of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund. The comedian and former The Daily Show host made headlines back in June when he gave a powerful speech before Congress urging them to extend fun... ...

Watch a tearful Jon Stewart receive a touching gift from 9/11 first responders

06.14.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

It's been an emotional week for Jon Stewart.  The comedian and former The Daily Show host gave a powerful speech before Congress on Tuesday to fight for full funding of the 9/11 first responders compensation fund. Stewart's opening statement... ...

Jon Stewart’s emotional defense of 9/11 first responders to Congress is a must-watch

06.11.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Jon Stewart, comedian and former host of The Daily Show, delivered an emotional speech Tuesday that advocated for full funding of the 9/11 first responders compensation fund, and absolutely shredded Congress for its inaction.  Stewart, who h... ...

Firefighters rescue more than 100 snakes from home

Over the weekend, firefighters in Conroe, Texas responded to a house fire caused by Christmas tree lights. When they arrived, they were faced with more than 100 snakes and numerous lizards. From CNN:

The reptiles -- which, according to CNN affiliate KTRK included several five- to six-foot-long pythons and boa constrictors -- were in glass ...

After 18 days, California’s deadliest fire in history is contained

The most devastating fire in California history has been contained.

From The Washington Post:

The Camp Fire — the deadliest, most destructive blaze in California history, which has killed 85 people, destroyed 14,000 residences and charred an area the size of Chicago — has been fully contained, authorities announced Sunday.

Cal Fire, the state’s forestry and fire ...

Introduction to New Media Tools for Emergency Services Communications

07.25.2009 · Posted in Telecommunications Articles

Fire and police departments need effective and rapid communication tools during an emergency event. Learn about the most effective new media or social media tools and how can fire, police, and first responders can use them appropriately during an event or as a public information hub. ...