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  Personal Hurricane Prep by Michael Hosto, Founder, 1-800-BOARDUP I wrote this email to our staff today and wanted to share more broadly as Hurricane Dorian approaches Florida.   Here […]

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Empathy vs. Sympathy – Do You Know the Difference?   At a recent conference, a group of firefighters were asked to explain the difference between empathy and sympathy. The responses […]

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From Top Golf to scooter riding to Ron Mundy’s amazing DJ skills, the 2019 Advanced Market Development National Conference was one for the record books. We had a great time […]

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1-800-BOARDUP ANNOUNCES ANNUAL ‘BIG DOG CHALLENGE’ TO SUPPORT NATIONAL FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS FOUNDATION     Jacksonville Beach, FL – July 29, 2019 – In support of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation […]

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  It’s no surprise that firefighters are at increased risk of toxic exposure of carcinogenic products and gases. In fact, that’s part of the job description – you know what […]

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  On Monday, April 15, 2019, the world watched as the beloved Notre Dame cathedral in Paris was engulfed into flames. The flames were so dangerous and rapid that firefighters […]

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  Firefighters are already made for more. We are natural leaders, often putting our lives on the line for strangers. Here are some additional ways to be a good leader […]

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Social Media Posts: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Firefighters and other government employees are often held to a higher ethical standard than the general public. Therefore, we must […]

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Most states have laws requiring motorists to move over or slow down when approaching an emergency or public safety vehicle. But too many drivers fail to follow the law. Firefighters […]

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  AT&T is making headway on a national wireless connection dedicated to public safety. It replaces the 800 MHz system and other frequencies that have sometimes failed due to capacity […]

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