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  • Texas fire department starts carrying whole blood to perform blood transfusions in the field
    Cy-Fair Fire Department supervisor vehicles will now be equipped with whole blood for patients experiencing rapid blood loss from trauma. The department began providing pre-hospital whole blood for patients at the point of injury on Jan. 6, a collaboration with Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center. Justin Reed, assistance chief of EMS for CFFD, said the project has been three years in the making with GCRBC.
    - PUB DATE: 1/14/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Houston Chronicle - Metered Site
  • New York firefighters battled a smoky fire in 1986 at the same Bronx building where 17 were killed this week
    New York firefighters battled a fire with "great volumes of smoke" nearly 36 years ago at the same Bronx apartment building that caught fire Sunday, leaving 17 dead -- all from smoke inhalation, officials said. The March 1986 fire was documented in FDNY's official training publication, WNYF, in which members of the department write about fire incidents, highlighting protocols and training, according to a FDNY spokesperson.
    - PUB DATE: 1/14/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: CNN
  • What's new with Fire Station 81 in Florida? It's bigger and better
    PHOTOS: It’s been a year in the making, but the DeLand Fire Department’s new fire station, Fire Station 81, is set to open its doors for regular operations Tuesday, Jan. 18. The new station, at 343 W. Howry Ave., will replace the current fire station at 201 W. Howry Ave. So what’s new about the city’s newest fire station? The new Fire Station 81 is 16,000 square feet, an improvement over the old Fire Station 81, which totaled around 9,000 square feet.
    - PUB DATE: 1/14/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: The West Volusia Beacon
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