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Top 10 heartwarming firefighter stories of 2018

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 20:30
From finishing a pizza delivery to standing in for a hurt colleague at a graduation ceremony, firefighters performed some pretty great acts of kindness this year

Trending in 2018 and Beyond: Firefighters and Cancer

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 06:03
As firefighters learn more about increased risk for cancer, they should protect themselves in case of a future cancer diagnosis by documenting exposure

Mass. firefighter dies after battling apartment fire

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 03:48
Christopher Roy, 36, was a 2 ½-year veteran of the Worcester Fire Department

Video: First responders save woman who jumped from bridge

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 20:30
A woman who apparently jumped from a bridge into the Androscoggin River was rescued by first responders in boats

Iowa dept. under threat of having ISO rating lowered

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 20:30
The Insurance Service Office informed Cedar Falls it is prepared to drop the rating, but has given the city until February to make improvements

Texas fire dept. continues cancer awareness tradition with special T-shirts

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 20:30
The Richmond Fire Department has continued a tradition of raising awareness with the entire department wearing T-shirts acknowledging specific types of cancer

$4.5M plan to reduce strain on Calif. fire dept. approved

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 20:30
The new effort comes months after officials raised concerns about the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s aging stations and equipment

Responder dresses as Buddy the Elf, challenges locals to pillow fights

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 20:30
Trading his turnout gear for a pair of tights and a green coat, firefighter-paramedic Brendan Sullivan challenged "random pillow warriors" to spirited fights

Training day: Breaching the door

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 07:00
Use the tools, props and scenario described here to train your firefighters in effective forcible entry

When and how to safely remove a seat in an automobile extrication

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 05:06
Identify the potential hazards and seat design if seat removal will benefit your victims or increase access

Maximize apparatus storage with a rotating extrication tool holder

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 03:55
New ‘Lazy Susan’ design helps fire crews store more tools in tight spaces without sacrificing quick access

Philly firefighters explain why mealtime is 'secret sauce' of firehouse

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 23:28
Mealtime is when firefighters and medics sit together as members of the families they become, families with their own rituals, rules and inside jokes

Fla. firefighter dies in crash with garbage truck

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 23:13
Police said Stephen Berry was killed when his truck slammed into the back of a garbage truck that was stopped in the road

Former Texas chief, ex-firefighter son charged for stealing fire dept. funds

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 22:41
Former Little River Academy Volunteer Fire Department Chief David Borders and his son, William, are accused of stealing thousands from the department

NC officials rarely classify firefighter cancer deaths as in the line of duty

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 22:31
State legislation in recent years to expand firefighter death benefits and workers’ compensation in cancer cases has died without floor votes

FDNY Chief relieved of duty pending review of 'inappropriate behavior'

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 22:03
Chief of Department James Leonard has been put on desk duty, but inside sources said he’s made it clear he’s going to fight for his job

Calif. man arrested for allegedly making false active shooter report

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 20:30
Mario Thompson was arrested after authorities say his false call about an active shooter put an area hospital on an hours-long lockdown

Calif. fire dept. launches paramedic program

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 23:29
Prior to the program launch, the 10 firefighter-paramedics on staff were not allowed to perform ALS and had to wait for an ambulance and crew to arrive

Fire dept. pays off bank loan for new station through donations

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 23:25
Community members raised around $400,000 for the Victor Fire Department, giving them more than enough to pay off their $200,000 loan

Firefighters donate $2K in gift cards to Camp fire victims

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 22:43
Four Kern County firefighters bought more than 200 Target gift cards and gave them away to Butte County residents on their days off