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Texas fire dept. exploring options for enhanced cancer screenings

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 22:33
The Woodlands Fire Department is seeking options for enhanced cancer screenings for firefighters as cancer becomes more prevalent in the profession

3 NY firefighters hurt after car crashes into ambulance

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 22:20
The Bethany Volunteer Fire Company firefighters were transported to the hospital after Syed Rahman, who died at the scene, struck the ambulance with his vehicle

Hurricane Michael gains strength, takes aim at north Florida

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 22:10
Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for 35 counties, activated hundreds of Florida National Guard members and waived tolls to encourage evacuations

4 leadership lessons from the Donner Party

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 22:02
Information gathering and effective leadership places a huge role in uniting around a common goal

Ohio fire dept. encouraged by new addict-assistance program

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 22:59
A team consisting of a police officer, paramedic and a social worker has a goal of meeting with a person who overdosed to connect them with appropriate assistance

Firefighting family battled Calif.'s largest blaze together

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 22:37
Gold Ridge volunteer firefighters Tonia and Vail Bello were among hundreds of firefighters who responded during the initial hours of the Tubbs fire

Veteran firefighter gets surprise celebration on 90th birthday

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 22:28
Eugene Carroll has served over 70 years as a firefighter, starting in 1948

NC first responders share stories from Hurricane Florence

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 08:30
Several responders from different Haywood County departments all gave their time and talents to aid in the hurricane preparation and response effort

Pittsburgh bill aims to require sprinklers in high-rises

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 08:30
Fire Chief Darryl Jones, who is seeking the upgrade, estimated that 430 buildings that are six stories or higher would be required to have the sprinklers

Fla. firefighters given cancer decontamination kits

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 08:30
To help firefighters decrease their risk of cancer, Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis is giving decontamination kits to every station in Florida

Police: 20 dead in fatal NY limo crash

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 23:31
New York State Police say two vehicles were involved in the crash Saturday afternoon

NY legislators call for permanent funding of 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 08:30
A bipartisan group wrote a letter to their counterparts in Congress permanently fund the program designed to help responders and other victims of the attacks

Ohio fire dept. moves medic unit, shaves minutes off response time

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 08:30
Hamilton Fire Chief Mark Mercer said that move will shave as many as four minutes off of many emergency medic runs to places further west of Station 21

Wash. health dept. investigating 9 responders in 'tube check' incident

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 08:30
Though an investigation said 11 department members admitted to intubating a deceased patient, only nine of them were actually credentialed healthcare providers

Delay in fire department response leaves toddler locked in car

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 08:30
Fire Chief Tommy Mayville told officers firefighters were on their way, but after several minutes, officers tried to contact him and got no response

Watch: NFFF Memorial Weekend livestream

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 00:57
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Candlelight Service and the National Memorial Service will be broadcasted live

Practicing on the deceased: ‘I get it’

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 00:28
The human body is an ideal training tool, but fire/EMS training protocols and the law must be followed

Report released on estimated cost of NG911 upgrades

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 00:14
The report said nationwide Next Generation 911 implementation will cost between $9.5 billion and $12.7 billion over 10 years

Ohio fire dept. to demote 9 firefighters, take 1 fire truck out of service

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 23:41
The Youngstown Fire Department will eliminate three fire captain and three lieutenant positions in an effort to alleviate financial troubles

Texas firefighter dies from injuries in motorcycle crash

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 22:57
Mike Degering, who crashed his motorcycle in Colorado several weeks ago, died at the hospital as a result of his injuries