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4 storage strategies to minimize carcinogen exposure

FF News - 21 hours 13 min ago
Consider your station’s unique needs to plan for appropriate PPE storage that prevents contamination

Texas fire dept. now using whole blood in ambulances

FF News - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 23:28
San Antonio is the first large metropolitan area in the U.S. to use whole blood to perform blood transfusions on trauma patients

Congressman helps firefighter-paramedic return home from Mexican hospital

FF News - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 23:20
Fire Lt. Jason Oliver has been unable to leave a hospital in Cancun after being transported by ambulance while on vacation with his wife

Colo. city sued over relocation of fire station

FF News - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 23:12
Boulder is trying to buy a $9 million piece of land to relocate an old fire station, but a developer of townhomes is suing to stop the deal from closing

Va. firefighter lost leg in crash that killed colleague

FF News - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 22:23
The unnamed firefighter was one of two firefighters that suffered life-threatening injuries when a tractor-trailer struck their fire truck, killing Lt. Brad Clark

RI fire dept.'s sick pay policy under scrutiny

FF News - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 22:18
The city has suspended an improper practice at the Warwick Fire Department involving calculations of unused sick time and payment for that time to firefighters

Protect your fire apparatus from salt corrosion this winter

FF News - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 21:15
Salt buildup can occur on just about any area of your fire apparatus or ambulances, but it is especially common on areas affected by road spray

Code 3 Podcast: Interagency cooperation during rescue task force response

FF News - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 01:47
Jim Morrissey, a tactical paramedic and terrorism preparedness coordinator in California, joins the show to discuss interagency cooperation under extreme circumstances

Off-duty firefighters save teen’s life while playing basketball

FF News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 23:56
Columbia Fire Department Captain Kareem Spain and Kiah Thomas were playing a pickup game with some high school students when a teen collapsed

My 'why': How the first responder community helped me heal

FF News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 23:04
After losing her sister six years ago, EMS1, FireRescue1 Associate Editor Sarah Calams explains how she was able to heal by working closely with the first responder community

Kan. firefighters’ union fights to keep fire truck out of reserve

FF News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 22:49
Wichita firefighters are worried that putting Engine 6 in reserve, as the city plans to do, would impact the safety of the residents

Firefighters sue Calif. gas company over massive leak

FF News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 22:45
Firefighters who worked in and around the site of a gas leak sued the Southern California Gas Co. saying the company let them be exposed to toxic chemicals

Cal Fire cadets fired over academy drinking set to go back to work

FF News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 22:38
Most of the California state firefighters who were fired last year because they drank alcohol during a training academy will return to work in 2018

Ind. firefighter suffers heart attack after apartment fire rescue

FF News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 21:57
Firefighter Brian Mauder, a 30-year veteran of the Ellisville Fire Department, was transported to the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery

Are you eligible for AFG funding?

FF News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 21:09
Failing to comply with these five AFG funding requirements could cause you to lose your grant or be required to repay it

FDNY firefighter honors 9/11 victims with daily run, fundraiser

FF News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 00:00
Eddie Finn is going in alphabetic order and honoring one firefighter who lost their life while responding to 9/11 each day

Fallen Pa. fire chief recognized with honorary road

FF News - Sun, 10/14/2018 - 23:35
A portion of a road in Upper Darby was named The Deputy Fire Chief Michael P. Morgan Memorial Highway in honor of the 30-year veteran

FDNY firefighter hurt after falling from ladder while on scene

FF News - Sun, 10/14/2018 - 22:52
Officials said the firefighter was in serious condition after falling 30 feet and injuring his leg and back

FDNY EMT dies of 9/11-related cancer

FF News - Sun, 10/14/2018 - 22:40
FDNY EMT Felipe Torre , 54, succumbed to Ground Zero-related gall bladder cancer while under hospice care

First responders reflect on grief after NY limo crash

FF News - Sun, 10/14/2018 - 21:59
The firefighters, police officers and EMTs described sleepless nights, persistent memories and "basic sorrow” as they grapple with what they saw