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Two cars burn in mock crime fire

Forensic science students analyze mock vehicle fire crime scene. On Tuesday, Feb. 12, two cars were lit on fire in a controlled burn by the Fire Recruit Candidate Academy at UVU in a criminal recreation of an arson crime. Students in the Advanced Crime Scene Techniques course were instructed to arrive on the scene the […]

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Festival highlights lives of American Indians

The 2nd Annual American Indian Film Festival, hosted at Utah Valley University featured films to celebrate the American Indian culture and their women. Apache 8 and Miss. Navajo were within the selection of films.

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Risk for summer infernos raised by lack of moisture

As firefighters quench flames, Utah continues to be at a high risk for fires. There are eight active large wildland fires in the state that has burned over 176,000 acres and are causing long term effects. These wildland fires have long-term effect. Dan Cather, UVU’s Utah Fire and Rescue Academy Wildland Coordinator, explained that this […]

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Fire and Rescue Academy honored as Best of State

For the second year in a row, the Utah Fire and Rescue Academy (UFRA) of Utah Valley University was recognized as Best of State for Public Safety in the Community Development-Public Sector category. The Best of State Recognition and Awards Program names individuals, organizations, and businesses in both the public and private sector for outstanding […]

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Emergency Services conference schedule, April 5-6

The Institute of Emergency Services and Homeland Security will hold a two-day conference for students focusing on emergency preparedness and disaster response, April 5-6 in the Sorensen Student Center.   The conference will feature keynote speakers, from former FBI members and psychologists to policemen and firefighters, who have a complete background and extensive knowledge of […]

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