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2018

2018

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Extrication & New Technology
Fire Prevention
Fire and Rescue at Airports
Forest Fires
Rescue/Health Service
Communication Group
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CTIF information for Associate Members
Fire, Rescue & New Challenges: CTIF seminar in Brussels in November
Technology in Fire & Rescue
The CTIF seminar "Fire, Rescue and New Challenges" will be held for two days, on Frid...
Registration is now open: Fire, Rescue & New Challenges - CTIF Seminar in Brussels November 9-10, 2018
Thunder Tiger Sirius Search and Rescue Helicopter. Photo: Wikipedia
Extrication & New Technology
Communication Group
/Events
CTIF
CTIF information for Associate Members
Fire, Rescue & New Challenges: CTIF seminar in Brussels in November
Technology in Fire & Rescue
Associate members
International seminars
Various speakers on New Technologies, Drones, Best Practices for Alternative Energy Veh...
Fire, Rescue & New Challenges; CTIF Seminar November 9-10
Traffic on Hwy 1. Photo by Julie MacNeil
Extrication & New Technology
Communication Group
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire & Rescue World News
Natural Disasters
Technology in Fire & Rescue
Traffic Accidents
Hungry and cold, many motorists were afraid and accuse the rescue service and the polic...
Stuck in a highway closure during snowstorm for 12 hours - drivers accuse first responders for lack of communication
Propane bottles in the burned out cars. Photo: SVT
Extrication & New Technology
Hazardous Materials
Communication Group
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire & Rescue World News
"The worst case scenario is if these bottles had exploded when we arrived with a large...
Propane bottles found in burning vehicle - car fire could have ended in disaster for firefighters
The Morandi Bridge in genua, after the collapse. Screen shot from the video below.
Communication Group
Civilian Deaths
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire & Rescue World News
Traffic Accidents
The fatal construction problems that made the Morandi Bridge in Genua collapse last wee...
Why did the Morandi Bridge collapse? - and why did the authorities not listen to the expert warnings?
Csreen shot Greek fires
Forest Fires
Communication Group
Civilian Deaths
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire & Rescue World News
The heads of Greece's national police and rescue service have left their jobs after the...
Fire chiefs, police cheifs and politicians in Greece leave their jobs after catastrophic wildfire
By 20minutos.es - "Decenas de muertos en un incendio en Portugal" at 20minutos, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=60070712
Fire Prevention
Forest Fires
Fire Investigation
Communication Group
Civilian Deaths
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire & Rescue World News
64 people died in last summer´s forest fires in Portugal. The fires broke out after a h...
Portugal is strengthening emergency preparedness to avoid last year´s fatal wildfire tragedy
Firefighting Systems in Åmål, Sweden, claims to have developed the most powerful firefighting water canon in the world.
Extrication & New Technology
Fire and Rescue at Airports
Forest Fires
Communication Group
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire & Rescue World News
Technology in Fire & Rescue
It requires larges bodies of water but it can allegedly reach 3 kilometers (1,7 miles) ...
New firefighting water cannon said to produce up to 81000 liters/minute
Map over Japan, showing the temperatures in late July 2018.
Rescue/Health Service
Communication Group
Civilian Deaths
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire & Rescue World News
On Monday, the highest temperature in the country so far, 41.1 degrees, (106 F) was n...
Warmer than ever in Japan - almost 80 have died and 30 000 hospitalized for heat related health problems
Warning for forest fires
Forest Fires
Rescue/Health Service
Volunteer Firefighters
Communication Group
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire & Rescue World News
Four of the large fires in Sweden are un-extinguishable, says Marcus Årskog, Operations...
Sweden is burning - the EU rushes to aid in multiple unstoppable forest fires during hottest summer in 260 years
Man breathing fire. By Pexel
Extrication & New Technology
Fire Investigation
Education and Training
Communication Group
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire & Rescue World News
Highrise Fires
Industrial Fires
Large Fire Volumes
Lessons Learned
Line of Duty Deaths
In this research article, Navid Bayat from the Tehran Fire Department, challenges the ...
Panic and Human Behavior in Fire & Emergency Situations
The rural explosion site.
Extrication & New Technology
Hazardous Materials
Rescue/Health Service
Volunteer Firefighters
Communication Group
Civilian Deaths
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Industrial Fires
Line of Duty Deaths
At least 24 people have died in a series of explosions at a fireworks factory in Mexico...
Firefighters and police died during fireworks explosion rescue operation
Fire in London on the anniversary of Grenfell
Fire Prevention
Communication Group
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire Fighter´s Advocacy
Highrise Fires
Technology in Fire & Rescue
Last week, fires broke out in high rise towers in Lewisham and Glasgow on the day of th...
Sprinkler system saved highrise on the anniversary of Grenfell - same system may have stopped the disaster a year ago
Behind the Bay Doors - Official movie trailder screen dump
Communication Group
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire & Rescue World News
Fire Behavior
Line of Duty Deaths
The film has a tentative release of Fall 2018. The film is heavily character driven, an...
Behind the Bay Doors - A full length documentary following the lives of six US firefighters
If Crisis or War comes - printed booklet
Communication Group
Civilian Deaths
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire & Rescue World News
Line of Duty Deaths
Natural Disasters
Terrorism
In nearly five million mailboxes all over Sweden, an updated version of a Cold War-era ...
Sweden one of the first countries to publish official broschure about war, terror attacks - and fake news
forest fire
Forest Fires
Rescue/Health Service
Communication Group
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Technology in Fire & Rescue
An official certification course is now offered aimed at teaching dogs to find smolderi...
Detection dogs can now be used to sniff out smoldering embers in the aftermath of a forest fire
Judge´s Courtroom Club
Extrication & New Technology
Rescue/Health Service
Communication Group
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire & Rescue World News
Line of Duty Deaths
Traffic Accidents
The investigation found that the fire service should not have have been handling the wi...
Firefighter sentenced for causing collegue´s death - although fault lies with Ministry of Roads
By rijans - Flickr: Dhaka Savar Building Collapse
World News
Rescue/Health Service
Communication Group
Civilian Deaths
Fire & Rescue World News
Industrial Fires
Hundreds of survivors and relatives of those who died when the clothing complex Rana Pl...
Five years after the building collaps in Bangladesh - still nobody has been tried for any crimes
Montral fire truck
Rescue/Health Service
Women in Fire and Rescue Services
Communication Group
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire & Rescue World News
Today, only 29 of the city’s 2,360 firefighters are women (1.2 per cent). Only 24 are ...
Montreal fire department wants to triple the recruits of women and cultural minorities
Baby and firefighter
Hazardous Materials
Rescue/Health Service
Communication Group
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire Fighter´s Advocacy
Firefighter´s Health
It has long been established that there is a connection between the firefighting profes...
Healthy - "and cancer free" - firefighters - Part 1: A book about improving the working environment
Members of the Indianapolis Fire Department in their Detox Sauna.
Rescue/Health Service
Communication Group
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire & Rescue World News
Fire Fighter´s Advocacy
Firefighter´s Health
Firefighters are suffering from an inordinate number of cancer deaths and some departme...
US fire departments turning to detox saunas to fight off the cancer threat - But are they effective?
Photo: Paul Grimwood, EuroFirefighter.com
Rescue/Health Service
Education and Training
Communication Group
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire & Rescue World News
Fire Behavior
Fire Dynamics
Firefighter´s Health
Lessons Learned
Line of Duty Deaths
By Paul Grimwood. The hazards associated with under-ventilated building fires are incre...
Under Ventilated Fires - A more dangerous firefighting environment
Siberia fire
Rescue/Health Service
Fire Investigation
Communication Group
Civilian Deaths
Fire Behavior
Industrial Fires
Large Fire Volumes
Synthetic insulation was likely the cause of the rapid, violent fire spread in a Russia...
Synthetic insulation allegedly responsible for the rapid fire spread that killed 64 in Siberia
Lac-Megantic. Photo Courtecy of Global News, Canada
Extrication & New Technology
Hazardous Materials
Fire Investigation
Education and Training
Volunteer Firefighters
Communication Group
CTIF
Lessons Learned
On July 6, 2013, a runaway train composed of 72 tank cars transporting crude oil fr ...
Lessons Learned in the Lac-Megantic Railway Disaster - Featured NFPA Presentation
Ottawa University researcher Jennifer Keir and Captain Dave Matschke.
Hazardous Materials
Rescue/Health Service
Education and Training
Volunteer Firefighters
Communication Group
Fire & Rescue World News
Fire Fighter´s Advocacy
Firefighter´s Health
Line of Duty Deaths
FEATURED ARTICLE: A growing body of evidence has shown firefighters have an increased r...
Groundbreaking research shows firefighters absorb harmful chemicals through skin - despite full protection
A firefighter being interviewed by another firefighter
Extrication & New Technology
Fire Prevention
Fire and Rescue at Airports
Forest Fires
Hazardous Materials
History
Rescue/Health Service
Youth Fire Brigades
Women in Fire and Rescue Services
From the President´s Office
Fire Investigation
Education and Training
Volunteer Firefighters
Communication Group
CTIF
ALMOST EVERY FIRE HALL has somebody who is tech savvy, someone with a video camera, som...
Learn to tell your stories of Lessons Learned on video
Four firefighters walking into the sunset
Competitions
Commission Europe
Extrication & New Technology
Fire Prevention
Fire and Rescue at Airports
Forest Fires
Hazardous Materials
History
Rescue/Health Service
Youth Fire Brigades
Women in Fire and Rescue Services
From the President´s Office
Danube
Fire Investigation
Education and Training
Volunteer Firefighters
Communication Group
CTIF WEB TV: This is the Official Promotional Video for CTIF.
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2017

2017

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Fire and Rescue at Airports
Forest Fires
Hazardous Materials
History
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This is the Official CTIF Newsletter for Fall 2017.
CTIF Newsletter for Fall 2017
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Competitions
Commission Europe
Extrication & New Technology
Fire Prevention
Fire and Rescue at Airports
Forest Fires
Hazardous Materials
History
Rescue/Health Service
Youth Fire Brigades
Women in Fire and Rescue Services
From the President´s Office
Danube
Fire Investigation
Education and Training
Volunteer Firefighters
Communication Group
Due to a desire to improve the service to members we have decided to move the office to...
CTIF moves office from Stockholm to Ljubljana, Slovenia
News Newsletter 2017 - Spring
Competitions
Commission Europe
Extrication & New Technology
Fire Prevention
Fire and Rescue at Airports
Forest Fires
Hazardous Materials
History
Rescue/Health Service
Youth Fire Brigades
Women in Fire and Rescue Services
From the President´s Office
Danube
Fire Investigation
Education and Training
Volunteer Firefighters
Communication Group
CTIF
Newsletter 2017 - Spring