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ResponderSafety.Com from the Emergency Responder Safety Institute (ERSI) is now releasing free training modules on The Responder Safety Learning Network. To access The Responder Safety Learning Network, visit learning.respondersafety.com from your computer, tablet, or smartphone. The addition of The Responder Safety Learning Network to the established ResponderSafety.Com web site has created the single largest online hub for roadway emergency responder information and training in the world.
U.S. Senator Chris Coons Selected as Honorary Chairman of the CVVFA Emergency Responder Safety Institute
United States Senator Chris Coons of Delaware was named as Honorary Chairman of the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association Emergency Responder Safety Institute
Tragic Death of New York Trooper is a Life Lesson
A memorial still marks the spot on the Youngmann Highway where Trooper Kevin Dobson was killed in March. You would know what it is only if you know what happened there.
Service Set for Beaumont, Texas Officer Struck, Killed by Chase Suspect
The funeral service has been set for a southeast Texas police officer killed when a suspect fleeing authorities in a sport utility vehicle struck his police car. The funeral service for Bryan Mitchell Hebert, the 36-year-old Beaumont officer, will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Beaumont Civic Center.
CVVFA Receives $297,500 Fire Grant to Launch a Responder Safety Learning Network
The Federal Emergency Management Agency in the Department of Homeland Security awarded the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen’s Association (CVVFA) a Fire Prevention and Safety Grant to establish a Responder Safety Learning Network. The network will reach thousands of roadway responders with life safety training to protect them while helping others at highway incidents. The CVVFA is the parent organization of the Emergency Responder Safety Institute that operates ResponderSafety.com
Kentucky Jurors Deliberate on hit-and-run Death of Police Officer
A 12-member jury resumed deliberations Thursday on whether Glenn Doneghy should be convicted of murder in the hit-and-run death of Lexington police officer Bryan Durman last year.
Funeral Tuesday for Canadian Officer Struck, Killed by Van
Thousands are expected next week to attend the funeral of a 32-year-old police officer who was dragged to his death while conducting a routine traffic stop early Tuesday morning.
Maryland: Paramedic Erik Steciak Remembered as Intensely Dedicated, Energetic
Friends, family and first responders from across Maryland converged in Howard County Sunday to say goodbye to a fire captain and paramedic killed while responding to an accident in Harford County.It was a solemn farewell full of memories and heartfelt stories about Steciak. Looking out at the crowd of mourners, his twin brother, Daniel Steciak, said it's clear that the first responder touched lives for the better.
California: Procession Honors Local Tow Truck Driver
Family and coworkers of a tow truck driver who was hit and killed over the weekend held a rolling memorial Wednesday morning to pay tribute to the man. Jabar Issa, a father of three, was struck and killed by a pickup truck Saturday morning while helping a driver fix a flat tire on State Route 78 in San Marcos. He was on the call for his company Sky Towing when the pickup veered off the road and struck him. A second tow truck driver was also seriously injured in the crash. Another story can be found at: http://www.sandiego6.com/news/local/Memorial-for-tow-truck-driver-killed-on-the-job-289321661.html
Georgia: Fund Set Up for Firefighter Hit by Pickup Truck
A firefighter struck by a vehicle while on duty in Haralson County on Tuesday evening might not be back on the job for a while. According to troopers with the Georgia State Patrol, Curtis Wilson, 31, responded to a fuel spill in the southbound lanes of Georgia Highway 100 near Interstate 20. They say Wilson was standing in the lane of traffic when he was struck by a pickup truck. He was airlifted to Atlanta Medical Center. A fund has been set up to help Wilson, who is a full-time firefighter in Paulding County, but works part time for Haralson County. The funds go through the North American Blue Police & Fire Foundation, which is a 501(c)(3) charity, but will go directly to Wilson.
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