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  • Chicago Installing ‘Bleeding Control Kits' in Hundreds of City Buildings
    The City of Chicago is installing hundreds of kits in city buildings to treat bleeding gunshot victims under a new program officials say could help save lives in an emergency. Chicago's Office of Emergency Management and Communications announced earlier this month that the city has begun installing 426 wall mounted "Bleeding Control Kits" in 269 buildings across the city.
    - PUB DATE: 9/28/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WMAQ-TV NBC 5 Chicago
  • 'We can become targets': Oregon firefighters to get bulletproof vests
    VIDEO: Portland firefighters will soon add bulletproof vests to their arsenal of firefighting gear. Portland Fire & Rescue (PF&R) confirmed the city will order 200 vests in the near future. “First responders, as they go in, we can become targets,” said Alan Ferschweiler, president of the Portland Firefighters Association.
    - PUB DATE: 9/28/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KGW-TV NBC 8 Portland
  • Mississippi fire department is considering a language requirement for employees
    The Starkville Fire Department is looking to add a language requirement for some of their employees. The Starkville Fire Department responded to a construction accident last Friday and was immediately on the scene. But despite their skill and teamwork, the department realized they had a communication challenge.
    - PUB DATE: 9/28/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WCBI-TV CBS 4 Columbus
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