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Fiery, fatal DC bridge crash stops traffic

FF News - 3 hours 47 min ago
The fire started after a tractor trailer collided with a boom truck after losing control, resulting in the death of the driver

14 milestones that transformed emergency communications

FF News - 5 hours 20 min ago
From the first introduction in 1876 to present, emergency communications have evolved greatly. What are some of the most important milestones in dispatch history?

Robot developed to see through smoke better than humans

FF News - 5 hours 44 min ago
The SmokeBot can see and navigate through smoke-filled rooms while plotting a route for firefighters with sensors and a laser scanner

Fire truck named after fallen Wis. firefighter-paramedic

FF News - 5 hours 46 min ago
The city of Madison honored Richard Garner Jr., who died in the line of duty, by naming Engine 10 in his memory

Firefighter-EMT speaks out about taking down Walmart shooter

FF News - 5 hours 58 min ago
David George, who is also a pastor, shot and killed Timothy Day after he opened fire in a Walmart

Mass. firefighters plan to protest at mayor’s house

FF News - 6 hours 4 min ago
The firefighters' union plans to picket outside of Mayor Paul Heroux’s house during a cookout over the lack of a new contract

NY firefighter found dead in burning truck

FF News - 6 hours 55 min ago
Brighton Volunteer Fire Company firefighters responded to a call and found their colleague, Robert House, inside the pickup truck

How to spec a 911 rapid response vehicle

FF News - 7 hours 36 min ago
Calculate chassis load, determine fire suppression capability and do your math to build your 911 rapid response vehicle from the ground up

Purchasing a 911 rapid response vehicle

FF News - 7 hours 36 min ago
Calculate chassis load, determine fire suppression capability and do your math to build your 911 rapid response vehicle from the ground up

The evolution of apparatus emergency lights

FF News - 7 hours 48 min ago
When I started in the fire service, the standard was the old-fashioned, red, rotating light with a chrome base

Let there be red lights

FF News - 7 hours 48 min ago
The evolution of apparatus emergency lights has come a long way from the early days of the fire service

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation offers equipment, education grants

FF News - 8 hours 18 min ago
The quarterly grants offer fire departments a way to fund smaller projects and needs outside of the larger federal funding opportunities

Improve emergency response by improving operational information flow

FF News - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 15:28
Shared situational awareness, interoperable communications and other features to look for in a PS-COMP

Firefighter: K-9, equipment stolen from vehicle

FF News - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 14:44
Horry County Fire Rescue firefighter Carl Hall said he returned to his vehicle after leaving the German Shepherd in the back and found that she was missing

Firefighter: K-9, equipment was stolen from vehicle

FF News - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 14:44
Horry County Fire Rescue firefighter Carl Hall said he returned to his vehicle after leaving the German Shepherd in the back and found that she was missing

First responders give boy with disorder a birthday to remember

FF News - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 12:30
Jamie Sprout, who has a mitochondrial disorder, was surprised with a first responder-themed birthday and visitors from several public safety agencies

Va. fire dept. anticipating staffing shortage

FF News - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 12:10
A Richmond Fire Department memo said they often do not have enough personnel to meet minimum staffing requirements and that morale is low

NY city settles promotion discrimination lawsuit

FF News - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 11:55
The City of Buffalo will pay a total of $1.2 million to a dozen white firefighters who claimed they were passed over for promotion because of their race

Texas fire dept. converts military truck into emergency vehicle

FF News - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 11:27
The Texas A&M Forest Service program donated the military truck to the White Oak Volunteer Fire Department to be used for emergencies such as flooding

Firefighter saved by colleagues after collapsing at station

FF News - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 10:45
Rick Pride, a 13-year veteran of the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District, fell unresponsive on the floor after working out on the firehouse treadmill

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