THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE: Firefighters returning from a call often talk to each other about a close call that could have left someone injured or dead.

GOING ONLINE: The International Association of Fire Chiefs wants firefighters to report such incidents on the Web site of the National Fire Fighter Near-Miss Reporting System.

ANONYMOUS REPORTING: The new Web site lets firefighters report such incidents anonymously and without fear of punishment in hopes that others can learn from them.


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