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24 Amazon workers hospitalized after bear repellent is 'accidentally released'

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 21:59
Rachael Lighty of Amazon said the company appreciated “the swift response of local responders” after a “damaged aerosol can dispensed strong fumes”

Firefighter donates kidney to help save stranger

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 21:52
Edgewater firefighter David Blair donated his kidney to Heidi Hughes after responding to a social media post seeking help by Hughes’ father

Don’t let your guard down on routine medical calls

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 21:15
Near Miss reports show why your firefighters should carry carbon monoxide detectors into every call

6 Ways to automate the fire station

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 07:00
Widespread connectivity and technology through remote control can save money, increase security and streamline alerts in the fire house

Pa. EMS chief: ‘Who will rescue the rescuers’ from crisis?

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 00:04
Susquehanna Township EMS Chief Matthew Baily wrote a letter in response to a Senate commission report and said responders are “woefully underfunded”

Video: Responders rescue man clinging to tree in rain-swollen river

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 23:34
A dramatic video shows a man who was “mid-stream, clinging to a tree and in need of immediate rescue” being hoisted to safety

Man given maximum sentence for burglarizing firefighter’s truck during wildfire

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 23:30
Judge Cara Beatty denied giving Brian Martinson a split sentence of one year and jail and four years of probation and instead gave him a full five years in jail

Why every firefighter needs a thermal imaging camera

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 23:00
As TIC technology becomes more advanced and more affordable, it’s time to consider equipping every member of your crew

Firefighter under probe over Facebook comments about violence against police

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 22:46
Baltimore City Fire Department Jamal Brown is under investigation over comments left on an image of two black men pointing guns at a white police officer’s head

Firefighters, good Samaritan help disabled veteran get home

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 22:38
Two different fire departments and a stranger helped Ed DeKnight get home safely after he found himself stranded at the grocery store

Man trapped under ATV sparks fire to signal for help

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 21:58
The man said he became trapped under the ATV when it flipped over while he was camping in the woods

Top 10 strangest calls of 2018

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 04:30
From flaming spiders to a girl stuck in a tailpipe, this year first responders dealt with several incidents you just can’t make up

Combatting the opioid crisis: Becoming the epicenter of solutions

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 00:50
Huntington Fire Chief Jan Rader, a TIME-recognized pioneer in fighting the opioid epidemic, talks results, first responder mental health

Report: The estimated costs of NG911

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 00:23
After two years of research, a team of experts has determined that it will cost between $9.5 and $12.7 billion over the next ten years to expand NG911

Calif. voters to decide fate of county's last volunteer fire dept.

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 00:03
Voters in the Julian-Cuyamaca Fire Protection District will have final say on whether or not the last volunteer fire agency in the county will remain independent

$2M grant allows Fla. fire dept. to hire 21 new responders

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 23:51
A SAFER Grant will pay for 75 percent of the newly-hired firefighters’ and EMS providers’ salaries for the next two years

NY town's fire contract removes chief from union

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 22:56
The tentative agreement would remove Troy Fire Department Chief Thomas Garrett from the union, and require him to reach his own agreement with the city

White Miss. firefighter sues city for discrimination

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 22:50
Dylan Davis said he was passed over for being hired in his hometown of West Point despite being the only certified firefighter among four applicants

Possible overdose patients ram Colo. fire truck before fleeing scene

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 22:29
The driver of the car reversed into the fire truck several times and escaped after firefighters tried to approach the vehicle, but backed away after seeing a gun

Reedy Creek: The happiest fire department on earth

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 03:10
As the sole provider of emergency services for Walt Disney World properties in Orlando, Fla., Reedy Creek Professional Firefighters have one of the most unique missions in the country