Posts Tagged ‘firefighting’

Reinforcements sent to firefighting forces in Attica

Firefighting forces operating at the Grammatiko wildfire in Attica were strengthened late afternoon Friday, said the Fire Brigade. Some 62 firefighters with 11 fire engines and 3 ground teams are assisted by 4 water-bombing aircraft and 3 helicopters, as well as by municipal water tanks and many volunteers. The fire broke out just before 14:30 […]

Greece sends Canadair firefighting planes to help put out raging wildfires in France

Greece on Friday sent two Canadair firefighting aircraft to assist France in the battle against wildfires ravaging the country, in response to a request made by French authorities via the European Civil Protection Mechanism and rescEU. The wildfires are mostly raging in the northwest of France, where 6,000 people have been evacuated from their homes.The… […]

Job hazard: WHO finally admits that firefighting causes cancer due to chronic exposure to toxins

(NaturalNews) (Natural News) The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), has declared that firefighting is a cancer-causing occupation.The IARC Monographs program convened 25 international experts from eight countries for a meeting in Lyon. The summary of the meeting was published … [Read More…] Source

Attica coastal fires dying out following firefighting efforts

The wildfire that broke out in Greece earlier on Tuesday near the coastal Attica village of Porto Germeno is decaying fast, while some fire pockets have been put out entirely, said Fire Brigade spokesperson Fire Second Lieutenant Rafaela Tzima at a press briefing on Tuesday evening. However, she pointed out that firefighting forces on the… […]

Firefighting planes deployed to maintain control of blazes in northern Israel

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Oregon’s Best Firefighting Helicopters Are In Afghanistan, Can’t Help With Wildfires

By John Vibes As unprecedented fires sweep across the West Coast of the United States, Oregon’s best firefighting helicopters are unavailable because they have been deployed to the war in Afghanistan. The Oregon National Guard is currently using four UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters to search for survivors and to drop water on some of the […]

Toxic firefighting foam contaminated the water at a Colorado Air Force base, now veterans and residents are coming down with cancer

(Natural News) A Colorado air force base recently came under fire as water contaminated with perfluorinated compounds (PFC) was associated with the onset of various forms of cancer among people living in close proximity to the base. A Daily Mail report noted that former soldiers, firefighters and residents near the Peterson Air Force base in Colorado Springs, Colorado, were […]

Air Force admits firefighting foam that was spilled on base contaminated water and soil; people south of Colorado Springs left in lurch

Water providers and residents south of Colorado Springs chafed as the U.S. Air Force on Tuesday unveiled a nine-month study verifying that firefighting foam used at Peterson Air Force Base contaminated water and soil with toxic perfluorinated chemicals at levels more than 1,000 times higher than a national health advisory limit. Air […]

First Fully Legal Ayahuasca Church In America To Open Soon

In the past, there has been a variety of other small and private ayahuasca churches in the U.S., but these were very difficult to find and get involved with. Ayahuasca Healings, on the other hand, will be entirely open to the public — and advertised freely. It was recently announced that the first […]

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