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Appleton, Wis. LODD highlights need for situational awareness on routine calls

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 00:12
Remember any patient can turn violent, and make a patient assessment/search a part of your situational awareness approach to scene safety

66 Houston fire cadets sworn in after Prop B ruled unconstitutional

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 23:49
Many of the new firefighters will begin work at Houston fire stations as early as Saturday.

US attempt to improve wildland firefighter shelters fails

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 23:40
A factor in the decision, officials said, was a decreasing trend in the number of annual fire shelter deployments

Pa. volunteer firefighters tell state they need money, training

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 21:49
A town hall audience of about three dozen fire company representatives opened up with questions, gripes and suggestions in a wide-ranging, two-hour exchange

10 firefighters hospitalized after fighting chemical company fire

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 21:32
The fire extended into an adjoining lab, prompting officials to call in a hazmat decontamination unit in case anyone had been exposed to potentially harmful chemicals

Fire service leaders identify 5 issues to help mitigate America’s fire problem

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 05:48
Fire Forum focused on efforts to quell the increasing number of fire deaths and improve firefighter safety

Ariz. FD receives $400K FEMA grants used to buy new cardiac monitors.

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 03:58
The cardiac monitors have new technology that sends data instantly to hospitals nearby

Cal Fire awards $250K in fire prevention grants

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 03:49
Cal Fire selected CSU Monterey Bay and Big Sur Fire for local fire prevention grants

Houston Mayor: No layoffs after Prop B ruled unconstitutional

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 00:00
The Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association quickly said it would appeal the judge's ruling, and later filed a “notice of appeal” with her court

Kan. fire department plans to offer ALS in 2020

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 23:05
The Topeka Fire Department plans to transition from providing basic life support to providing advanced life support as firefighters respond to emergency medical calls

Man pulls fire alarm at Mass. apartment, felt neighbors needed a fire drill

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 22:49
John Munroe received a verbal warning from Gloucester Fire Department for activating the fire alarm that resulted in vehicles and personnel rushing to the scene

NC county fire dept. debuts state-of-the-art drone at structure blaze

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 22:26
Emergency officials said the deployment of a drone equipped with FLIR displayed vast capabilities for future response

Fire officials: PG&E equipment sparked deadly Calif. fire

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 21:31
State fire officials said transmission lines owned and operated by PG&E started the fire that wiped out nearly 15,000 homes in the town of Paradise

Firefighter killed, 3 injured at Wis. transit station shooting

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 21:02
A procession was held overnight in Milwaukee as the firefighter's body was brought to the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office

Firefighter killed, 3 injured at Wisconsin transit station

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 21:02
A procession was held overnight in Milwaukee as the firefighter's body was brought to the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office

Helicopter crashes into Hudson River; pilot OK

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 04:04
By Jennifer Peltz Associated Press NEW YORK — A helicopter crashed into the Hudson River near a busy Manhattan heliport Wednesday and partially sank, but not before the pilot was able to escape. New York City Fire Department officials said the pilot was being treated for a non-life-threatening injury after the helicopter landed in the river at around West 30th Street. No other people were...

Sacramento 911 dispatch still lacks a leader as restraining order against director is extended

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 03:00
Joseph Thuesen and one other unidentified employee were put on paid administrative leave April 12, while the Center’s board of governors investigates alleged “accounting irregularities”

Mass. firefighters raise concerns about sewage backup, mold

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 03:00
Mold and a surprise backup of raw sewage in the Cohasset Fire Station has the town's firefighters concerned

Company officer tips for staying motivated on the job

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 02:11
Keys to motivation include developing a vision, building a support system and changing bad behaviors

It's not all thrills: Handling emergencies at the Grand Canyon National Park

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 01:50
Branch Chief Brandon Torres shares what it's like to work for the Grand Canyon National Park's Emergency Services program