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Help this fire department become greener!

We need your help. This is not a spam or hack. We need your vote for our fire department project. This will help us help everyone in our community by providing a warm place this winter for those who need it as well as for our firefighters who volunteer their time here without air or […]

Firehouse Podcast on some Green Issues

Just wanted to share this with you, in case you hadn’t listened yet? Fire Marshal’s Corner: FM Global Report on Green and Sprinklers and the Dangers with Photovoltaic Units Ed Comeau and Mike Love look at two perspectives of the impact of fires on the environment on this month’s Fire Marshal’s Corner. They look at […]

Greater love hath no man than this

As we reflect and honor the 10th anniversary of 9 /11  today John 15:13  Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. Is the scripture that comes to my mind These brother firefighters gave there lives so that other may live just as Christ did on […]

GO PURDUE!!

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Green Maltese was able to go on another fun educational field trip again! This field trip was to  West Lafayette to Purdue University to visit the Team Purdue IN Home open house. The  INHome is a part of the 2011 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon.   The most unique feature of the INhome is the […]

Gateway Midwest Fire & Leadership Training

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Green Maltese is extremely excited about being a part of the Go Forward inaugural event, October 21-23 at the Ameristar Hotel Resort, Spa & Casino in St. Charles, Missouri. Education Opportunities from Green Maltese @ Gateway Conference: Reading the Building: Predictive Occupancy Profiling Presented by Christopher J. Naum Chief of Training, Command Institute, DC And John […]

Fire Safety Videos for students with Disabilities

The Michael H. Minger Foundation is working on a grant to develop fire safety information for college students with disabilities. As part of this grant we have been developing a series of videos looking at fire safety for students with visual, hearing and mobility disabilities and learning/developmental disorders.   We have posted these online along […]

2011 NFPA Home Structure Fire Report

U.S. Home Structure Fires U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 373,900 home structure1 fires per year during 2005-2009. These fires caused an annual average of 2,650 civilian fire deaths, 12,890 civilian fire injuries, and $7.1 billion in direct damage. 92% of all structure fire deaths resulted from home fires. On average, seven […]

Roanoke Green Station 3

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Roanoke,VA — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has recognized the city’s new Williamson Road Fire Station with “gold” LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. This certification was achieved as the result of the facility scoring 39 credits (or points), which are defined and rewarded by the USGBC. To qualify as a basic LEED facility, the project must achieve 26 credits. LEED “silver” certification is achieved at 33 points.

Grocery Store Search

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Have you ever thought about how you would search your local grocery store? Or better yet have you ever trained on how you would search it?

Almost every small town or suburb has at least one or two grocery stores simply because we all must EAT! Out of the first two questions just asked , I would say most have thought about it but very few have trained on it because it not a everyday occasion that we have a grocery store fire.

FRI 2011

Fire- Rescue International 2011 is just around the corner. Even through it looks like I will not be able to attend this year. I wanted to give a shout out to some friends of mine that will be there. The following are classes that  I would recommend you to try and check out.  These are people I know or have […]

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