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Government Links

ATSDR (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry...Lots of information)
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF)
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
(USFA)United States Fire Administration (fire training, fire data collection and analysis, FEMA)
Fire on the Web
Hazmat Safety Homepage (DOT)
National Audiovisual Center
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
National Hurricane Center, Tropical Prediction Center
National Response Center
National Transportation Safety Board
NOAA -- HOME ( loads of information on everything weather and mapping and more)
NOAA -- National Weather Service (Go here for weather information)
NOAA -- National Weather Service -- Portland Oregon
NOAA - Office of Response and Restoration
NOAA - Operational Significant Event Imagery (Satellite Analysis of significant environmental events)
NSC Crossroads (National safety Council)
Occupational Safety & Health Administration - OSHA
(OEP) Office of Emergency Preparedness / U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Environment, Safety and Health (incredibly slow loading page)
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (consumer product info and recalls)
USDA/FDA Foodborne Illness Education Information Center
US State Department - Services - Travel Warnings & Consular Information Sheets
United States Coast Guard
US Geological Survey: Earthquake Info
US Army Field Manual on Firefighting (field manual in pdf for download)

United States Fire Danger Map (updated daily)
Tsunami warning Center (West Coast & Alaska Tsunami Warning Center)
World Factbook -CIA- (awesome site for finding information on countries of the world)

Specialty Fire and Ems Training Links

4ACLS (ACLS preparation, online continuing education, and critical care training software)
Action Training Systems, Inc. (Interactive Computer Based, DVDs and Videos for the fire service)
Advanced Technical and Educational Consultants (fire and ems education for emergency service)
AGI Shipboard Fire Service ( shipboard fire and emergency responses)
allhandstraining.com ( Colorado fire service training, rit firefighter survival, extrication, and more )
American Rescue Technicians LLC. ( Provides detailed rescue training -all types- for realistic results)
BRight Training & Safety Wear (Occupational Health & Safety Training Consultants- lots of classes)
CARBON MONOXIDE (CO) HEADQUARTERS (worlds best site on CO.. tons of info & links)
CE Solutions Online (ems continuing education accepted in more than 40 states)
The Center for Industrial Fire and Hazardous Materials ( firefighting, rescue, hazmat, marine firefighting)
CFS Press (information about flood and swiftwater rescue, Swiftwater Rescue Field Guide, excellent info)
ComTrain (fall protection and working at heights rescue)
Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) educating members of congress on fire and life safety)
Cricket Software (Excellent wildland fire simulator software for firefighters --Firestorm simulation)
Dispatch Monthly (leader in news and information for public safety dispatchers, excellent resource)
Dive Rescue International (underwater, under ice, on ice,in swift water, current, polluted water, etc)
Emergency Services International ( specialized training in aircraft rescue firefighting)
Emergency Training Solutions, LLC (your online source for PowerPoint based lesson plans)
Extrication.Com (vehicle extrication, training, articles, safety notices, excellent site )
Fallright International (high quality equipment and training for fall prevention, rescue, and confined spaces )
FireChief.org (free training and safety information, excellent PowerPoint presentations in zip format)
FireHydrant.org (The #1 information resource for Fire Hydrants on everything you could ever ask)
FIRESCUE Interactive (results-oriented, reality-based, training material for firefighters & fire depts)
Fire Service Training (a variety of training programs including a number from the National Fire Academy)
Firetimes (articles and information, operated by the best contributing editors in the fire/ems service today)
Florida Association of E M S Educators (Download center - excellent powerpoints and more)
ISO Mitigation Online ( Excellent site to help you with ISO ratings for your community fire protection )
Life Saving Resources, Inc. (aquatics safety, water rescue, ice rescue, and swiftwater rescue)
Life Saving Club Broadway & Failsworth (UK)-( sporting & social activity, aquatics safety & training)
Marine Firefighting Institute (graphic intensive multimedia presentations and lectures)
Medevac Group (provides emergency education, personnel, disaster management and equipment)
National Association of EMS Educators (promotes EMS Education, educational resources)
National Association of Public Safety Divers (information, communication, education for water recovery)
National Association of Rescue Divers (Information for water rescue teams, operations and safety)
Pedaler & The Packer (comprehensive rope rescue/confined space rescue classes)
PropaneSafety (excellent scenarios and information for preventing or responding to propane emergencies)
Public Safety Training Consultants (training provider for 9-1-1 and Dispatch Professionals)
Rapid-Fire (firefighter training software, entrance or promotional exams, based on IFSTA manuals)
Rapid Intervention Team Operations (Survival Techniques And Rescue)
Raven Rescue (offers swiftwater rescue services: training, consulting and certifications, in BC, Canada.)
Rescue 3 International (a leader in certified water rescue and technical rope rescue training worldwide)
Rescue Engineering Institute (full service rescue training)
Rescue Services International, LLC (technical rescue instruction, primarily rope and swiftwater rescue)
RESCUE - Training Resource and Guide (Info on rescue training, links, from Victoria, Australia)
Resolve Marine Group (shipboard fire fighting and salvage)
SOS 112 Europe (Excellent info on European emergency services especially ones using emergency #112)
SOS FIRES (youth firesetting & juvenile arson intervention, and information)
State EMS Home Pages ( a growing list of links provided by the Wyoming office of EMS)
The Idea Bank (public education videotapes and on-site workshops -- JFS info resource)
Tactical-EMS (offering numerous courses in tactical ems, for all branches of emergency services)
Training Specialties, Inc.( products and service that reduce hazards thru innovative and customized solutions)
Vermont Safety Information Resources ( Safety Powerpoint presentation library, msds and more)
VectorCommand ( Computer-based Incident Command training simulator for fire, rescue, more )
Wilderness Medical Associates (World's leader in wilderness emergency medical education and training)
Wreck Technologies, Inc. (vehicle extrication & rescue, standards, training and more)
Wright SRS Safety Training ( cutting edge airbag and restraint systems training for fire, ems, police )
Ziegler & Associates Training (Fire, arson & explosion training)

EMS and Fire Service Instructor Information Sites


Fire Instructors Association of Minnesota
International Society of Fire Service Instructors
Keystone Chapter Fire Service Instructors
Massachusetts Institute of Fire Department Instructors
New York State Association of Fire Chiefs
Nevada Hazardous Materials and Fire Service Center
Northern California Fire Training Officers
Southern California Training Officers


Connecticut Society of EMS Instructors
Florida Association of EMS Educators
South Carolina EMS Educators Association


Interactive Training Sites

ACLS.net (algorithm knowledge simulator and knowledge tests)
ECG Interpretation ( advanced Cardiac Life Support Cases from Dan Saylak's site)
Less Stress Instructional Services ( ems and cpr simulators -- excellent)
MDchoice.com (interactive simulators, educational medical cases and online textbooks and articles)
Trauma.org (5 interactive senarios, resources, imagebank, more hospital ER doctor level)


Colleges and Academies

Firedawg.com (quite possibly the best internet resource for locating fire related education and training)

Alabama Fire College --Tuscaloosa, Alabama
University of Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute
Monroe Community College -- Rochester, New York
( Offering Expertise in Emergency Services and Law Enforcement Training )
The Oklahoma State University School of Fire Protection and Safety
South Carolina Fire Academy -- Columbia, South Carolina
Wyoming Fire Academy -- Riverton, Wyoming
(state of the art facilities with live fire multi-station training courses)

Employment Websites For Emergency Services --(free services only)

epublicsafetyjobs.com (all fire service, EMS, and rescue providers. Find those jobs here!)

Medical and Personal Health

Gift From Within (An International Charity for Survivors of Trauma and Victimization)
HealthBoards.com (provides over 110 message boards for specific health concerns)
HospitalSoup ( awesome site !! hospital jobs and tons of info on hospitals and related careers)
MedlinePro (the ultimate Free search service for medical and health professionals)
National Center for PTSD ( Excellent site -- National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder )
Professional Safeguard Response (Firefighter Law Enforcement biomechanics ergonomics)
HeadSets911 (helping dispatchers cope with the stresses of being a 911 emergency dispatcher )


Fire Museums / Historical (submitted links)

Aquarius No.1 Fire Museum (Operated by the Peterborough NH Fire Rescue Association)
American Museum of Firefighting (Museum houses engines and equipment dating from 1725 to the present)
Cincinnati Fire Museum
Cincinnati Fire Department History (lots of information and photos on CFD history)
Fire Museum of Missouri
Houston Fire Museum
Kansas City Fire Museum --( lost URL )
New York City Fire Museum
The Old Dominion Historical Fire Society, Inc (Dedicated to the Preservation of Fire Service History)
Toledo Firefighters Museum (Dedicated to over 150 year history of the Toledo Fire Division)

Research Links

Chemical Incident Reports Center (searchable database of worldwide chemical incidents)
Corporate Investigative Services(excellent arson investigation articles, standards, photos, fire Causes)
Civil & Manufacturing Engineering (seismic, structural engineering research, earthquake, bombing)
The Combustion Institute (scientific society to promote and disseminate research in combustion science)
Chemical Safety Information -Oxford University(Index of chemical compounds with details)
Department of Fire Technology (multidisciplinary fire and explosion testing and research services)
Emergency Response & Research Institute (multi informational, fire/police/ems/disaster/terrorism)
Fire Safety Institute (information on fire safety, fire prevention, fire protection, fire risk analysis)
Flashover & Backdraft (counter measures for the hazards of flashover & backdraft)
interFIRE VR (virtual reality resource, excellent resource for fire investigation info / training)
International Association of Arson Investigators (arson & investigation resource and more)
MSDS Solutions (free online database, company provides msds software and service solutions)
National Council on Fireworks Safety (fireworks-related injury data, a directory of state laws)
Online Articles ( links to full-text trauma-related articles )
Oklahoma State University Engineering Extension (Fire Dynamics, sprinkler analysis .. a lot of info here !)
Online Safety Resource Library (Fantastic source of safety info.. Oklahoma State University)
Where to find MSDS on the Internet (large resource of information & links)

Rxlist Drug reference search

Search For
Medical Abbreviations
Scientific Articles

Specialty Web Sites

Air Ambulance Service Companies (Air Ambulance Service history, international perspective, resources)
Airport Fire ARFF (info from Europe, Austrailia, So.& No. America, Asia. From the Netherlands)
Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Working Group (dedicated to Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting )
ARFF.INFO (for the exchange of ideas, information, and Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting training information)
Emergency-Dispatch (site dedicated to dispatch resources and support. Quebec Canada)
Extrication.ca ( Dedicated to the Art of Auto Extrication. Events, Training. Ontario, Canada )
Fire Education.com (education information for the general public on fire safety )
Firenet (electronic pages for the British fire service -- excellent site from the UK)
FireTactics.com (info on hazards associated with flashover, backdrafts and smoke explosions)
Firewise Home Page (wildfire protection information designed to help you lessen the risk of wildfire loss)
Firey links web site (links to find info on firefighting, safety, prevention)
fyrfytr ( links, shopping, tee shirts, books, videos, forums, ems fire news etc)
Helping Our Own (accepts your equipment donations and distributes them to departments in need)
International Association of Fire Chiefs (ICHIEFS)( network of 12,000+ chief fire/ems officers)
International Association of Fire Fighters (Represents professional career fire fighters and ems personnel)
Kentucky Fire Wire (avenue for communication throughout the Kentucky fire services)
L.A.F.S. for Life (non-profit organization that promotes safety education using "characterization techniques")
Massachusetts Police-Fire-EMS Links (Over 300 Massachusetts Police, Fire Departments Listed)
PA Firefighter (information on fire service in Pennsylvania with station links and more)
Partners in Protection (wildland - providing practical tools for building FireSmart communities)
Safety Publishers/Safety911 (Emergency Services, Fire, Ems, 911 Clipart, Graphics & Printing)
ScanWare Associates (mega link site for fire, police and ems departments worldwide)
Search-Rescue.net (links to Illinois Sar units..and other info)
September 11 Digital Archive ( to  collect, preserve, and present the history of the September 11, 2001) 
Tukwila's Special Ops Rescue Team (Excellent page with lots of info on Tukwila rescue)
Wildland Firefighter Magazine ( Dedicated to wildland firefighting, subscription info)
Wildland Firefighters Resource Page ( information & links for all kinds of wildland resources )
911 Fire Police Medical Web (wealth of links and resources for all 911 services)

Personal Web Pages
Note: We normally do not list personal web pages, however
if they are emergency services related and have linked to us
we will list them in appreciation of their support.

VolunteerFD.org (a very good website dedicated to solely Volunteer Fire Departments)
Biker-Brothers (No dues, no meetings, no hassles, just a brotherhood of firefighters & Bikes)
Dave's Fire & Ems Homepage (personal site with good pics and fun info--use Internet explorer)
Dave's Firefighters HomeRing (FF Homering links Fire Dept/Ems & Police Depts thru the Internet)
Emsindex.com (add your URL to the listings -- World wide ems link database )
Ed Cowan's Page "Code Red" (personal site from Iowa with links, amateur radio links also)
Jolly Rogers Site ( FF/NREMT-P.. Eng Co No. 4..Central Jackson Co. FPD Blue Springs, MO)
MEDIC 710'S PLACE (excellent site with ems history and lots of great info, great graphics)
Mid-America F.O.O.L.S. (Fraternal Order Of Leatherheads Society, Links, & other FOOLS)
Teds Engine House (lots of info and links to Illinois rescue organizations)
Barry Scouten's Pages (personal bio and ems related info, links at the bottom of page)
Station One USA (forum for america's firefighters to discuss everyday FD issues)
T-hoe's Fire Protection Page (personal page from Spangdahlem Air Base , Germany- ems/fire)
Toadspad Fire page ( no link to Rescue-Net that I know of ... but this is an excellent fire page )

Safety Publishers/Safety911 ( Emergency Services Clipart, Graphics & Printing Services)

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