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According to the USFA, which is the leading cause of nonresidential building fires between 2008-2017
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  • New phone system helps Oklahoma airport firefighters respond quicker to emergencies
    VIDEO: Tulsa International Airport (TIA) has upgraded its phone system to alert first responders in the event of an emergency. It’s called a crash phone system. TIA firefighters told FOX23 they’ve waited a long time for this new system. It costs around $100,000, and firefighters said the equipment is vital.
    - PUB DATE: 2/8/2023 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOKI-TV FOX 23 Tulsa
  • An exploding problem: Fires sparked by lithium batteries are confounding firefighters
    VIDEO: Last July, an electric transit bus in Connecticut burst into flames while parked at a depot. A month later, an electric scooter sparked a fire inside a New York City apartment that killed a 5-year-old girl and 36-year-old woman. And last month, a fire believed to be caused by the batteries in an electric scooter engulfed a multifamily home in Brockton, Massachusetts.
    - PUB DATE: 2/8/2023 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: NBC News
  • Washington Firehouse Carries on Traditions for Retirees
    VIDEO/PHOTOS: Stepping away from full time service to retirement can be a big transition for firefighters, as they move away from the family they had at their station. No one at Olympia Firehouse 5 expected to be meeting for Monday morning coffee surrounded by a half dozen vintage firetrucks in their retirement.
    - PUB DATE: 2/8/2023 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Thurston Talk
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