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3 steps to developing a sound extrication size-up

16 hours 35 min ago
Be efficient and focus on the priorities, and keeping patients, bystanders and your crew safe while planning an extrication

First responders on coffee run save woman in cardiac arrest

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 23:20
Three firefighter-paramedics were stopping to get coffee when they were stopped by a friend of Janice Winter, who was about to go into cardiac arrest

Va. firefighters march for better cancer coverage

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 23:12
Hundreds of firefighters gathered in Richmond to advocate for a bill that would expand firefighter cancer coverage

Houston firefighters ask judge to force pay parity implementation

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 22:21
The Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association sought a court order aiming to force the city to pay firefighters the same as police officers

How to safely provide off-duty assistance at crash scenes

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 22:17
Know when to stop, how much assistance to provide and how to hand off patient care to responding authorities

Okla. responders save colleague who suffered heart attack at station

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 22:12
Johnny McCabe was treated by the fire chief and his fellow firefighters after he collapsed

Crew brings graduation ceremony to recruit's home after dad could not attend

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 21:57
Firefighters intervened after Greg Ferone's father, a retired Vietnam War Army captain, could not attend his graduation

FDNY firefighter competes in The Rock’s ‘Titan Games’ on NBC

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 21:46
Frank Sansonetti, who was on the scene at Ground Zero on 9/11, is competing against other athletes to be named a Titan

Ark., first responders receive $150K grant to train in 'Stop the Bleed'

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 05:29
The money will be used to train both law enforcement officers and firefighters across Arkansas and Memphis in life-saving techniques

The impact of a government shutdown on public safety

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 05:26
Here's a breakdown of who is considered "essential" and "nonessential" during a federal government shutdown

Firefighter saves Vietnam vet’s US flag from burning home

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 00:17
Toledo Fire and Rescue Firefighter and Navy veteran Allen Skomer said he couldn’t let the flag “just go to waste”

Vitamin company designs supplement line for first responders

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 23:32
Thin Fit Line Founder Dan McBride designed the “Heroes Pack” to help first responders take care of themselves “during those long stressful hours”

Firefighter issued same badge number as father who died in line of duty

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 22:53
Justin Leon paid homage to his dad, Cleveland Police Department Officer Wayne Leon, who was shot and killed in 2000

Suspected drunk driver crashes into Texas fire station

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 22:41
Police arrested the driver, Abdimasir Osman Adan, on charges of driving while intoxicated and failure to leave ID; no firefighters were hurt in the crash

Firefighter saves police officer having heart attack at gym

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 22:06
Firefighter James Axiotis performed CPR and asked a bystander to get an AED and delivered a shock to Officer Sean Walker after he collapsed

Kan. fire marshal gives grant funding to 70 volunteer depts.

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 03:21
Funds through the Kansas Firefighter Recruitment and Safety Grant Program were awarded to various volunteer/part-time fire departments across the state

Mass. governor vetoes flame retardant furniture ban

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 00:50
Gov. Charlie Baker rejected a bill that would have banned the sale of furniture, bedding and children’s clothing if it contained flame-retardant chemicals

Responders remove patient from ambulance just before it erupts in flames

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 23:20
A Sauk County EMS crew was transporting a patient in emergency mode when flames began shooting out from under the rig, forcing the crew to pull over and evacuate

Fla. firefighter files disability discrimination lawsuit against dept.

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 22:54
Eduardo Mesa is at least the fourth Palm Beach County firefighter to file a discrimination or harassment lawsuit

Pa. firefighter suffers burns to ears in house blaze

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 22:36
A fire official at the scene said everyone got out of the residence safely but a firefighter suffered second-degree burns to the ears