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Dispatcher finds a little peace during program aimed at helping first responders

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 00:19
The Bridge was founded in 2018 by first responders in response to the fatal shooting of Westerville police officers Anthony Morelli and Eric Joering

Ohio residents voice concern about trustees' handling of FD's investigation results

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 23:37
Residents are claiming officials are not taking the investigation of a firefighter accused of sexual assault seriously

Jim Beam thanks firefighters who extinguished warehouse blaze

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 23:20
Jim Beam officials penned an open letter thanking firefighters for their efforts and stating regret over the environmental impact of the fire

1 dead, 15 hurt in Calif. home gas explosion

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 07:50
CalGas representatives said one gas worker was killed, a second was taken to the hospital and one person living in the home may be unaccounted for

Training Tip: Use Google Docs for firefighter training

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 07:17
Use Dropbox, Box and Google Drive to improve collaboration and efficiency with training documents and student handouts

From first call through the full incident investigation: Zebra Rugged Tablets serve and protect the public safety community with real-time data, communications

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 06:27
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How to conduct a firefighter PPE risk assessment

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 06:00
Identifying firefighter hazards, response area features and potential operations help in PPE selection

5 stresses firefighters deal with that others don't know about

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 05:21
There is always the chance that something will happen that we have no control over; it's those fears that keep us up at night

The wheels on the truck … fall off?

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 02:28
Video shows damaged engine after losing rear axle en route to call

Ala. city adds fire station, 6 EMS stations due to blocked train crossings

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 02:02
Blocked train crossings causing 10-minute wait times forced Sheffield city officials to approve a new fire station and several EMS stations on the other side of the tracks

Okla. first responders do pushups to raise awareness of veterans’ suicide rate

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 01:48
Members of the Tulsa police, fire department and EMS are joining the cause to raise veteran suicide awareness

SUV crashes into NC firetruck while FFs investigate separate crash

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 01:39
While firefighters investigated a vehicle crash, an SUV crashed into a firetruck specifically positioned to protect the crew

USFA: Wildlife biologist/wildland firefighter dies during prescribed burn in SC

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 00:00
Angela “Nicole” Chadwick-Hawkins suffered fatal injuries while conducting a prescribed burn

New emergency service district proposed in Texas county

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 23:08
Texas officials plan to create Emergency Services District No. 3, which will cover rural communities, to keep pace with rising costs for emergency services

Agency boosts efforts to help prevent wildland firefighter suicides

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 22:01
National Interagency Fire Center officials have noticed an increased in wildland firefighter suicides in recent years

Teen creates #PositivePatrol to send thank you cards to first responders

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 22:44
After being a victim of bullying, Emily began making thank you cards to law-enforcement agencies, corrections, EMS, firefighters and the military

Mass. fire union cancels fundraiser after officials allegedly invoke Ava Roy Fund improperly

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 22:17
The union never authorized the New England Patriot Fred Smerlas-led company to use the Ava Roy Fund to collect funds

FDNY: Transformer fire leaves thousands in the dark in New York City

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 21:54
The power outage affects approximately 44,000 customers along a 30-block stretch

NYC power restored; first responders help with traffic, fires and people trapped in elevators

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 21:18
The CEO of Con Edison said the blackout resulted from a 'significant disturbance on the west side of Manhattan at one of our electric transmission stations'

Jersey City firefighter charged with DWI after fleeing crash, cops say

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 23:48
In addition to DWI, Joseph Rettig was charged with reckless driving, leaving the scene of an accident, and failure to report the accident