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Community response program explores fire station | Item

1/2 Show legend + Hide caption – Students and staff from Camp Humphreys Middle School pose with firefighters from Fire Station 4 following their visit and hands-on experience on the Moderate to Severe Learning Program trip to the Camp Humphreys Fire Hall , South Korea, November 1, 2021. The class visited the fire station as part of their community response ...

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Fight fire with moss, the eco-friendly way

Two Virginia Tech researchers were awarded $ 1.2 million to develop an electronic molecular toolkit that uses machine learning and analytical techniques to support the development of environmentally friendly fire-fighting foam. Funding was provided by the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program, the Environmental Science and Technology Program of the Ministry of Defense. Brian Lattimer, professor of mechanical engineering, is ...

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Opportunities to adopt, foster and volunteer to help animals abound in the metro area

Animal shelters in the greater Albuquerque area are overcapacity and are looking for volunteers to help them. Volunteers receive training and support services to optimize positive outcomes for animals and volunteers. Information on three major organizations is provided here, with more relief groups serving the community. Volunteer applications are available on the websites. The Bernalillo County Animal Care and Resource ...

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Heroic dog receives award for saving over 100 koalas from Australian bushfires

A fearless 6-year-old dog helped save over 100 injured koalas from Australian bushfires in 2019-2020. BearTheKoalaDog – Instagram, USC / IFAW Today the Australian Koolie named Bear was named a hero, winning an award from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). Bear was trained in Australia at the University of the Sunshine Coast, where their team of conservation scout ...

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Firefighters receive grain rescue training

Fort Macleod firefighters prepare for Saturday’s training session at Hilltop Dairy. Firefighters received training on Saturday for an emergency they hope will never happen – a person trapped in a grain silo. The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association brought its mobile training trailer to Hilltop Dairy, north of Fort Macleod, on Saturday. Firefighters from the departments of Fort Macleod, Granum, Nanton ...

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Shelter received 109 just last week

October 26, 2021 Orange County Animal ServicesMedia contact: [email protected] Orange County, Florida – Orange County Animal Services is once again struggling with canine capacity, with 174 dogs currently in the care of the shelter. Over the past week, from Monday October 18 to Sunday October 24, the shelter received 109 dogs, 34 of which were handed over by their owners. ...

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