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Crews work to control fire at Texas petrochemicals plant

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 04:09
The fire spread to seven storage tanks holding components of gasoline and also used in nail polish remover, glues and paint thinner

2 fire grants to help NH town offset tax burden

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 02:05
By NICHOLAS HANDY Monadnock Ledger-Transcript Two fire department grants will help to offset the amount to be raised by taxes in Greenfield in 2019. Town Administrator Aaron Patt said in February that the total tax impact in town, should all the warrant articles be passed in March, will be $37,973 or 1.6 percent higher than last year. “The Selectboard will weigh the use of fund balance to...

2 Texas Volunteer FDs receive new brush trucks with grants

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 01:58
GORDONVILLE, Tex. — Two new firetrucks are rolling around town in Gordonville and Sherwood Shores, after three years of the volunteer fire departments waiting for a state grant. Gordonville just got their truck a couple months ago. The Gordonville and Sherwood Shores Volunteer Fire Departments applied three years ago for state grants from the Texas A&M Forest Service. Requirements...

FDs in 3 Pa. counties awarded $425K in grants

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 01:53
The Bradford Era Fire and emergency response organizations in Cameron, McKean and Potter counties have been awarded more than $425,000 in grants from the state, Rep. Martin Causer, R-Turtlepoint, announced Monday. “As our emergency response organizations continue to struggle financially, these grants are sure to be put to good use,” Causer said. “As always, I am grateful for the...

SC bill would make cancer an occupational disease for firefighters

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 01:41
If passed, the legislation would allow firefighters who die from cancer to be considered line-of-duty deaths

Accessing HUD CDBG grant money for fire prevention, protection

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 01:27
Talk to your municipality now to be a part of the action plan for Community Development Block Grant Program funds, administered by HUD

Mass. town on cutting edge of battling firefighter cancers

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 00:35
The city of Quincy is installing $1 million worth of new showers and industrial washers and dryers at fire stations to ensure first responders are able to wash thoroughly

Report: Several factors contributed to firefighter's 2015 LODD

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 00:07
An internal investigation uncovered new information regarding the death of Patrick Wolterman who died during an arson fire

Report: Ohio firefighter's radio turned off before arson death

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 00:07
An internal investigation uncovered new information regarding the death of Patrick Wolterman who died during an arson fire

NY demoted fire captains reinstated

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 23:25
In 2015, eight captains were demoted to firefighters, supposedly to save money

Mont. firefighter killed helping stranded motorist

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 22:24
Marion Fire Department firefighter Tiffany Hamdan was attempting to free a vehicle stuck in the snow, when she became trapped underneath

Md. fire department using OT to fill shifts due to shortage

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 22:14
The Baltimore City Fire Department is paying overtime to fill nearly a third of its firefighter and medic shifts every day

Fallen FDNY EMT honored with emergency call box

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 00:44
New York Fire Department EMT Yadira Arroyo was killed in 2017 after a man stole her ambulance and ran her down

FDNY EMT honored with emergency call box

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 00:44
New York Fire Department EMT Yadira Arroyo was killed in 2017 after a man stole her ambulance and ran her down

FDNY firefighter arrested for DWI, fleeing crash scene

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 00:15
Omar Juarez-Rivera crashed a vehicle in to a bush at the intersection, injuring one person, then fled the scene

Wis. paramedic honored after losing battle with cancer

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 00:02
Milwaukee Fire Department Lt. Odell Minor died after serving 24 years as a paramedic

Maine municipal FD approved after mass volunteer resignation

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 22:54
Citizens voted to replace the town’s self-governing fire department with a municipal-run outfit after all but one member of the department quit last month

Maine municipal fire department approved after mass volunteer resignation

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 22:54
Citizens voted to replace the town’s self-governing fire department with a municipal-run outfit after all but one member of the department quit last month

Colo. volunteer firefighter killed in construction incident

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 22:27
Eric Hill, a 19-year volunteer firefighter-EMT , was hit by a front end loader while working in a construction zone

NY restaurant opens as tribute to first responders

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 23:04
Buffalo Station House's wall decor features art, police and fire department memorabilia collected by the owners and donated by community members

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