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NIFC - National Interagency Fire Center

NIIC Nat. Interagency Info. Center
The Morning Report

Current Fire Map

GEOMAC Interactive Fire Map

Wildland Fire Links

National Smokejumpers Association

Smokejumpers- USFS

Missoula Smokejumpers

Alaska Smokejumpers

Smokejumpers – Wikipedia

BLM Smokejumpers

Smokejumpers and Smokejumping

Hot Shot Crews

Interagency Hotshot Crew Index: -
Map and index to crews by Geographic Area.

IHC Detailed Contact Information, including crew addresses, superintendent's name, phone number, e-mail link and Web site links.

California Dept. Of Forestry

FIRE - RESCUE EMS LINKS

NIMS TRAINING AND
FEMA INDEPENDENT STUDY

NATIONAL LINKS
US FIRE ADMINISTRATION
US Fire Administration Training
IAFC DOCUMENTS FOR DOWNLOAD  
FIRE DEPARTMENTS.NET    
IAFF 

NEWS
Firefighter Hourly  
WITH THE COMMAND    
Statter911.com
Firegeezer.com
FIREHOUSE.COM    
FIRENEWS.NET
    
LODD
NATIONAL FALLEN FIREFIGHTER FOUNDATION    
NC OSFM LODD    
USFA FIREFIGHTER FATALITIES    
FIREHOUSE.COM LODD 
 
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
NC STATE FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION   
North Carolina Dept. of Insurance                                   
NC Association of Fire Chiefs   
NC Society of Fire and Rescue Instructors
NC FIRE DEPARTMENTS  
NC FIREFIGHTER.COM  
NC911.com 

NC REGIONAL
Iredell County Fireman’s Association    
HONOR GUARDS    
NC FIREMAN’S ASSOCIATIONS    

ROWAN COUNTY
Rowan County 911 
ROWAN COUNTY STREETS AND ROUTING  

PERIODICALS
FIREHOUSE.COM    
WILDLAND FIREFIGHTER    
CAROLINA FIRE RESCUE EMS JOURNAL    
NATIONAL FIRE and RESCUE Magazine    
FIRE ENGINEERING     
FIRE CHIEF    
FIRE RESCUE  The Magazine of the IAFC and Fire-Rescue Intnl.   
ADVANCED RESCUE TECHNOLOGY  

WEB
Fire and EMS Network 
CAROLINAS FIRE PAGE    
FIRENEWS.NET     
SOUTH CAROLINA FIRE NEWS    
QUOTABLE QUOTES    
FIRE NUGGETS ONE LINERS    

EQUIPMENT
MES Fire Rescue Equipment 
Colorado Firefighter’s Belt    
INNOTEX Turnout Gear      
ProTech8 Structural Firefighting and Extrication Gloves

Wally’s Fire Equipment   
NEWTON’S FIRE SAFETY     
SLAGLE’S FIRE EQUIPMENT SALES    
Res-Q-Jack    

APPARATUS MANUFACTURERS
FIRE APPARATUS MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION  
FIRE APPARATUS AND EQUIPMENT LINKS  
APPARATUS LINKS  
Aerialscope  
Pierce    
Sutphen   
Seagrave    
American LaFrance    
KME    
Hackney   
Ferrara    
LTI    
E –One    
New Lexington    
Luverne   
Crimson
Red Diamond Fire trucks  
Marion    
M&W Fire  
Smeal   

VIDEOS
Fire Camera      
Houston Fire Dept. Mayday 
THE FIRE CHANNEL    
LONG BEACH FIRE ACADEMY TRAINING ACADEMY VIDEOS  
THE GRAVEYARD – Cornelius Lemley FD   
SALISBURY FIRE DEPT. VIDEO PAGE    
RESPONSE VIDEOS  from YouTube    Separate page
LA CITY
KENTLAND 33 VIDEO     
Manassas Working House Fire    
The Bravest Online   

TRAINING
INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF FIRE SERVICE INSTRUCTORS     
NC SOCIETY OF FIRE RESCUE INSTRUCTORS   
STREET SMART FIREFIGHTING - One of the Best Books on Firefighting Ever  
CARBON MONOXIDE INFORMATION PAGE    
RAPID INTERVENTION.com   
FIRE TRAINING RESOURCES.NET   
VENT ENTER SEARCH.com   
VINCENT DUNN    
FIRE CHANNEL    
LONG BEACH FIRE ACADEMY TRAINING ACADEMY VIDEOS  
DRIVE TO SURVIVE      
NIMS ONLINE       
ANIMATED KNOTS BY GROG     
ROPERS KNOT PAGE   
FIREGROUND SIZE UP    
PROMOTIONAL PREP    
NATIONAL FIRE ACADEMY ONLINE    
MANAGE YOUR AIR.COM    
RESPONDING TO ROUTINE EMERGENCIES    
IAFF EDUCATION AND TRAINING     
WOOD AWARE    Fire Safety Considerations During Operations At Structures   
SCENE OF THE ACCIDENT TRAINING PAGE    
BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE DOWNLOADS
Link to downloadable Fire and Rescue Lesson Plans and Practicals

FIRE RESCUE SCHOOLS - NC
NC Community Colleges
NC FIRE RESCUE EVENTS  
Fire Calendar.com  
NC FIRE RESCUE SCHOOLS    

SAFETY
FIREFIGHTER CLOSE CALLS    
EVERYBODY GOES HOME        
DRIVE TO SURVIVE      
25 in 5 NCSFA and VFIS
The Gateway Conference

FOOLS  The International Order of Leatherheads
FOOLS INTERNATIONAL    
     CHAPTERS IN NC
Appalachian Fools
Bull City Fools
Capital Area Fools 
Charlotte Metro Fools
Davidson County Fools
D.E.M. Fools
Eastern Carolina Fools
Fayetteville Metro Fools
Foothills Fools
Johnston County Fools
Lower Cape Fear Fools
Moore Fools        
Mountain Fools    
North Central Carolina Fools
Outer Banks Fools
Pitt Area Fools
Sampson Area Fools
Southern Piedmont Fools
Tri County Fools
Triad Fools
Wilson Area Fools
SOUTHERN CAL FOOLS LINKS   Great Web Page  

LOCAL AND REGIONAL FIRE AGENCIES
Fire Departments, Fire Associations, IAFF Union Sites,
Fire Explorers and Fire Service Resources in NC
Also, the US and World
LANDIS FIRE DEPARTMENT  
KANNAPOLIS FIRE DEPARTMENT 
SALISBURY FIRE DEPARTMENT  
CONCORD FIRE AND LIFE SAFETY  
LOCKE FIRE DEPARTMENT   
ATWELL FIRE DEPARTMENT
ENOCHVILLE FIRE & RESCUE  
CHINA GROVE FIRE DEPARTMENT 
WEST ROWAN FIRE DEPARTMENT 
CLEVELAND FIRE DEPARTMENT  
FRANKLIN FIRE DEPARTMENT 
SPENCER FIRE DEPARTMENT 
ROCKWELL CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT
CHARLOTTE FIRE DEPARTMENT   
CHARLOTTE FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION IAFF Local 660
CFD “THE 1 HOUSE”   
CFD STATION 4   
CFD STATION 8 “DOUBLE TROUBLE"
CFD STATION 10 “THE ROCK”   
CFD STATION 13  
CFD PIPE BAND  
CHARLOTTE FIRE MUSEUM
HICKORY FIRE DEPARTMENT
STATESVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT
MOORESVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT
DAVIDSON FIRE DEPARTMENT    
HARRISBURG FIRE DEPARTMENT  
EAST LINCOLN FIRE DEPARTMENT  
JACKSON PARK FIRE DEPARTMENT  
CORNELIUS-LEMLEY FIRE & RESCUE           
PINEVILLE VOL. FIRE DEPT.                         
SHEPHERDS VOL. FIRE DEPT.                     
COOL SPRINGS VOL. FIRE DEPT.                  
DAVIDSON FIRE DEPT.                              
HUNTERSVILLE VOL. FIRE DEPT.                   
NEWELL VOL. FIRE DEPT.                            
ROBINSON FIRE & RESCUE DEPT.      
GASTON COUNTY FIREMANS'  ASSOCIATION    
APEX FIRE DEPARTMENT
GREENSBORO FIRE DEPT.
WINSTON SALEM FIRE DEPT.
HIGH POINT FIRE DEPT.
LEXINGTON FIRE DEPT.
LINKS TO FIRE AND RESCUE SQUADS from the www.NCAREMS.org website
NORTH CAROLINA FIRE DEPARTMENTS  @ FIRENEWS.NET  

MAJOR CITY FIRE DEPARTMENTS

IAFF FIRE DEPARTMENTS
PORTLAND ME FIRE DEPT    
PORTLAND ME FIRE DEPT LOCAL    
BOSTON FIRE DEPT
BOSTON FIRE DEPT LOCAL
NEWPORT FIRE DEPT
MASSACHUSETTS FIRE DEPARTMENTS   
NEW YORK FIRE DEPT   FDNY OFFICIAL PAGE
NEW YORK LOCAL
NEW YORK FIRE DEPT - UNOFFICIAL    
NEWARK NJ FIRE DEPT    
PHILADELPHIA FIRE DEPT   
PHILADELPHIA FIRE DEPT LOCAL    
WASHINGTON DC FIRE DEPT
WASHINGTON DC FIRE DEPT LOCAL
HOUSE OF PAIN 10-E 13-T  Trinidad  
RICHMOND FIRE DEPT  
VIRGINIA BEACH FIRE DEPT   
VIRGINIA BEACH FIRE DEPT – UNOFFICIAL 
RALEIGH NC FIRE DEPT   
ATLANTA FIRE DEPT    
ATLANTA FIRE DEPT LOCAL   
CHARLESTON FIRE DEPT   
MIAMI DADE FIRE DEPT   
MIAMI DADE FIRE RESCUE LOCAL    
NEW ORLEANS FIRE DEPT    
HOUSTON FIRE DEPT   
HOUSTON FIRE DEPT  LOCAL
ALBUQUERQUE FIRE DEPT     
PHOENIX FIRE DEPT   
LOS ANGELES FIRE DEPT    
LOS ANGELES FIRE DEPT LOCAL    
LA COUNTY FIRE DEPT   
SAN FRANCISCO FIRE DEPT    
SAN FRANCISCO FIRE DEPT LOCAL    
PORTLAND OR FIRE DEPT     
SEATTLE FIRE DEPT   
KENTLAND 33        

LINKS PAGES - EXCEPTIONAL
Firefighter Real Stories Fire Links 
FIREFIGHTING LINKS.COM      
Salisbury Fire Department Links Page
Asheville Fire Rescue Links Page
ARCH FD Links
APEX FD LINKS PAGE 
Cornelius – Lemley Links Page – Huge   
Iredell County Firemen’s Association Links    

FIREHOUSE RECIPIES
FireHouse Chef
Glendale Fire Recipies   
Top 100 Recipe Sites   

FIRE CHALLENGES  
EMERGENCY SERVICES ADVENTURE RACE       
Scott FIREFIGHTER COMBAT CHALLENGE     
Scott Firefighter Stairclimb for Lukemia from Seattle
STAIRCLIMB from YouTube

GETTING THE BADGE
Firefighter Exam 
EATSTRESS.COM  
Agility Testing Link  
Oral interview Link    
101 Secrets to  How to Get the Badge  

Examples of Physical Agility Exams
HURST TEXAS     
LAS CRUCES   
AUSTIN      
PBS TEST OF COURAGE   
International Association of Fire Chiefs Developed the CPAT - History and explanation here
Some Departments use the Firefighters Combat Challenge as an Agility Test

WOMEN IN THE FIRE SERVICE
Women in the Fire Service

RESCUE
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
NC Association of Rescue Squads and EMS
Rescue Squad Links
North Carolina Association for Rescue & EMS                  

NC REGIONAL MEDICAL HELICOPTER SERVICES
CMC MedCenter Air
MedCenter Air  Carolinas Medical Center
www.medcenterair.com
Baptist Air Care
Mission Hospitals-MAMA   Asheville, NC  
AirCare  Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Winston-Salem, NC
EastCare  Pitt County Memorial Hospital  Greenville, NC
Duke Life Flight 
Duke University Hospital  Durham, NC
UNC AirCare and Ground Transport Services
Chapel Hill, NC
Airlink/New Hanover Health Network
Wilmington, NC
Association of Air Medical Services AAMS

PERIODICALS
EQUIPMENT

TRAINING
RESCUE3NC.COM 
Animated Knots by Grog 
Roper’s Knot Pages
Rigging for Rescue 
Dive Rescue International 

Blue Ridge CC Curriculum Links
WNCFRC   Western NC Fire and Rescue College
BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE DOWNLOADS
Link to downloadable Fire and Rescue Lesson Plans

AGENCIES
NORTH MECK RESCUE SQUAD
IREDELL COUNTY RESCUE SQUAD  
HICKORY RESCUE SQUAD  

USAR
NATIONAL LINKS
FEMA USAR  
FEMA RESOURCES 
FEMA TASK FORCE TYPE LOCATION AND LINKS


NC USAR TASK FORCE LINKS  
NC USAR TF- 2    
NC USAR TF-3
NC USAR TF- 5  
NC USAR TF- 8    
NC USAR TF-10   
APEX FIRE DEPARTMENTNC USAR TF-4


NC REGIONAL USAR TEAMS

Type I Teams in North Carolina -
These teams provide a heavier, highly skilled, trained resource capable of working as medium to high USAR team.
Charlotte Fire Department
Thomasville Rescue Squad
Forsyth - NC Task Force One
Greensboro Fire Department
Raleigh Fire Department
Type II Teams in North Carolina - These teams provide a quick response capable of deploying with the necessary equipment, personnel and training for needs that are less than 72 hours and of a light to medium structural collapse incident.
Swain County EM
Buncombe County EM
Ash-Rand Rescue
Lumberton Rescue
Greenville Fire-Rescue
New Hanover EM

EQUIPMENT
VIDEOS
SAFETY

LINKS
Alexander Rescue Links Page 


EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
NATIONAL
CERT 

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
NC OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

COUNTY
ROWAN County Emergency Services 
ROWAN CERT 
LINKS


EMS
NATIONAL LINKS
National Registry of EMT's  

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services       
NC Office of EMS  
NC Credentialing and Compliance 
NC Course Curricula 
NC Course Support

NC REGIONAL
MEDIC - Mecklenburg County EMS Agency   
CABARRUS COUNTY EMS 
CABARRUS COUNTY EMS   Special Ops
Iredell County EMS   
ROWAN COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES 

FIREFIGHTER SAFETY
Firefighter Close Calls.com
www.EMSCloseCalls.com
www.ResponderSafety.com
www.FirefighterNearMiss.com
Everybody Goes Home.com
Firefighter Real Stories.com
National Firefighter Stand Down

FIRE RESCUE CHAPLAIN PAGES
Emergency Ministries – The Fire Chaplain
Federation of Fire Chaplains

PRIDE AND OWNERSHIP
PRIDE AND OWNERSHIP -  CHIEF RICK LASKY
Lewisville, Texas Fire Department
Lewisville Fire Department Honor Guard and Pipe and Drums



LINKS FROM THE ROPE RESCUE TECHNICIAN CLASS 
CLEVELAND CO. COMMUNITY COLLEGE
BROWN TRAINING CENTER
SEPTEMBER 2007

COLORADO TECHNICAL RESCUE
Downloads from this Site

ANIMATED KNOTS BY GROG  
ROPERS KNOT PAGE  

BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE DOWNLOADS
Downloadable Fire and Rescue Lesson Plans


FROM CLASS ON ANCHORS 9-9-07
Army Field Manuals Online List 

MILITARY MOUNTAINEERING  
Give Special attention to Chapters 3,4,5,6,7

DAWSON NETHERCUTT'S FAMOUS NC RESCUE BOOK
"The International Manual of Basic Rescue Methods"
Available at Fire Rescue Schools around the State
and from
Henry Sermons
Email: Books@NCSFRI.org
218 Bryan Street
Havelock, NC 28532



NON TRADITIONAL USES OF GROUND LADDERS
MECHANICAL ADVANTAGE SYSTEMS

MECHANICAL ADVANTAGE SYSTEMS
AND MORE FROM THE
NC HIGH ANGLE RESCUE SPECIAL SCHOOL

MECHANICAL ADVANTAGE PULLEY SYSTEMS

Z-DRAG 3:1 Mechanical advantage System

MECHANICAL ADVANTAGE LESSON PLAN

PULLEY SYSTEM 3:1 

HIGHLINES - Tyrolean Traverse - and Z-Drag

AWESOME CLIMBING LINKS PAGE

CLIMBING AND ROPE HUMOR PAGE

MOUNTAIN  TEK     TECHNICAL RESCUE EQUIPMENT - ALL TYPES
www.mountaintek.com    A former Student of mine from Mooresville High School - Rhonda
and her husband own and operate this company.  I taught her how to Rappell.  Her husband
Jimmy is the Chief of the Henderson County Rescue Squad and she is the Assistant Chief
.
RESCUE TECHNOLOGY
www.rescuetech1.com    

Check out these gloves- A cross between structural firefighting and extrication
gloves.  Awesome dexterity!!  NFPA COMPLIANT.
ProTech8 Structural Firefighting and Extrication Gloves

Many USAR Teams use these Boots by Warrington Pro

Globe's new USAR Boots - Also Structural Firefighting
www.globemagnum.com
Technical Rescue - USAR Boots
Structural Firefighting Boots

And this Firefighter's - ladder belt
Colorado Firefighter’s Belt   

Dave Barlow
Captain 5802
Landis Fire Dept.
captain5802@gmail.com

NIMS TRAINING and FEMA INDEPENDENT STUDY
IS-700 National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction
IS-100 Introduction to Incident Command System, I-100
IS-200 ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
IS-800.A National Response Plan (NRP), An Introduction
LANDIS FIRE
TRAINING
Nov. 11th and 18th