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Ind. firefighter arrested on drug charge allowed to resign

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 08:30
Scott West appealed the department's decision to terminate him and submitted a letter of resignation to Peru Fire Chief Erick Hawk

Firefighter accused of hiding cameras in firehouse women's restrooms

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 08:30
James Vining allegedly hid a camera in the women's bathroom at the 8th Ward Fire Department, where he volunteered, before a Halloween party

Community safety precautions

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 02:42
Survey community disaster preparedness protocols and approaches while traveling

FRI 2018 Quick Take: How to keep PTSD out of your fire station

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 02:20
Recognize the firefighter risk factors and symptoms of PTSD, and how to manage self-talk and meditate to reduce its physical and emotional effects

FRI 2018 Quick Take: IAFC and fire service leaders kick off FRI 2018

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 01:57
​​​​​​​At the Opening General Session at Fire-Rescue International, the cream of the fire service crop are honored, and present inspiration for overcoming challenges

Former firefighter saves own life by ripping leg off

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 00:46
Troy West ripped his leg off after being caught in the tires of a logging truck, then applied a tourniquet and called 911 for himself

Paralyzed Texas firefighter raising money for paramedic amputee

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 00:39
Garth Goodwin plans to donate the proceeds from a charity golf tournament in his name to first responder Rory Barros, who lost his leg after being hit by a drunk driver on duty

SirenGPS app aims to help first responders in emergencies

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 00:33
The app also has a feature that allows users to type messages to dispatchers, for situations when speaking is difficult or dangerous

Police: Maine firefighter killed in crash, fell asleep at wheel

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 00:05
“Based on every piece of evidence we’ve seen so far, we believe Mr. Weymouth fell asleep at the wheel and slowly drifted across the centerline into an oncoming vehicle"

Ore. homeowner ignites 3-acre blaze trying to kill yellow jackets with fire

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 23:52
Firefighters were able to keep the blaze from spreading to nearby trees, while dodging the yellow jackets the homeowner was unable to kill

Bed bugs force S.C. EMS to move out of fire station

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 23:43
The bedbugs reappeared at a Jamestown EMS station despite several treatments to remove them

Third firefighter killed responding to Carr fire

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 23:29
Andrew Brake, 40, was killed after falling asleep at the wheel on his way to the fire lines

FRI 2018 Quick Take: FirstNet: Now and what the future holds

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 23:28
FirstNet Senior Fire Services Advisor Mike Worrell discussed the history, implementation and future plans for the first responder network

Ore. firefighters honored for saving woman from burning house

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 23:46
Captain Kyle Olson and firefighters Andrew Brian, Scott Kohler and Matt Towner are being hailed heroes after bringing a woman to safety by deploying a personal bail-out system

2 Colo. firefighters hurt in fire truck rollover crash

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 23:13
The firefighters were on their way to a house fire when the truck crashed; they were airlifted to the hospital and are now recovering

Chicago fire organization donates $30K to train young EMTs

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 23:08
Through the Black Fire Brigade’s donation, 30 young adults from the inner city will start EMT training with tuition, books and uniform covered

Houston to put firefighter pay parity measure on ballot

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 22:51
Houston voters in November will choose whether to grant firefighters pay “parity” with police of corresponding rank and seniority

LODD: Ga. firefighter found dead at fire station

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 22:27
DeKalb County Fire Rescue firefighter Barry Everett, 42, was found during a shift change after dying from an unknown cause

Human Dignity: Fire and emergency services in the 21st century

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 00:18
The IAFC’s statement regarding human dignity points to three issues the fire service must improve regarding diversity

Video: Off-duty responders help pull residents from burning home

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 23:49
An off-duty firefighter and police lieutenant, along with a retired fire chief, used ladders to rescue residents from the two-story home