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Three qualities needed to succeed as a firefighter

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 02:34
A sense of responsibility, trustworthiness and a positive attitude are three steps to succeed in your personal life and a career in the fire service

Firefighter longevity: 5 tips to stay proficient

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 01:59
Critical thinking is the key to lifelong learning and staying relevant in a changing world

Wis. firefighter-paramedic’s cause of death report sparks reviews

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 23:31
After it was revealed that Rick Garner, 29, died of cardiac arrest, Chief Steven Davis said the department will review how responder recruit health is assessed

Texas fire dept. takes proactive approach to 911 frequent callers

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 23:19
The Brownsville Fire Department is working to get to the root problems behind 911 callers who frequently ask for assistance—as often as two to five times per week

Ill. fire dept. receives $35K from anonymous couple

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 22:53
The Cary Fire Protection District plans to use the $35,000 donation to buy a new defibrillator

Non-structural firefighter PPE

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 22:30
From EMS calls to wildland firefighting, today’s firefighters face more than just structural interior firefighting

6 seriously hurt after van crashes into Chicago fire truck

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 22:10
Six people, including two children, were seriously injured when the minivan they were in hit a Chicago fire engine that was heading to a call

Ill. city takes first step towards cutting 22 firefighters

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 21:59
After a lot of comments, complaints and dire warnings, Peoria officials voted in a nonbinding, advisory vote to approve cuts fire and police departments

Pa. driver faces fines for running over fire hose

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 21:47
A driver who said he ran over a fire hose because he "had to get to the store" is on the hook to pay for any damage to the hose and faces a fine of up to $300

LODD: Miss. firefighter dies en route to structure fire

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 01:51
Magee Fire Department Dustin Grubbs’ vehicle overturned after running off the road while he was on his way to a blaze

Integrating student interns into your community paramedicine program

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 01:26
Teaming up with local colleges can bring your community paramedicine program expert assistance today while paving the way for progress tomorrow

Calif. fire captain dies after being struck by alleged DUI driver

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 00:25
Costa Mesa Fire & Rescue Captain Mike Kreza was riding his bicycle when he was critically injured by a van

Pa. first responders express frustration with restrictive election laws

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 23:11
Around 500 first responders in Philadelphia will be working on Election Day, and are not eligible for absentee ballots

Ga. fire union expresses concerns about firefighter safety

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 22:17
The Augusta Professional Firefighters Association Local 3357 has sent at least three letters of complaint from local firefighters to the Augusta Fire Department

Ohio responders equipped with ballistic gear

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 22:14
Miami Township firefighters and paramedics will use the ballistic vests on calls where there might be a weapon at the scene

Fire dept. stresses importance of safe driving after new rig is struck

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 22:11
After a $750,000 fire truck was hit by a distracted driver, the St. Louis Fire Department reminded the public to keep their eyes on the road

Off-duty Calif. fire captain struck by alleged DUI driver

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 22:02
Capt. Mike Kreza, an 18-year-veteran of Costa Mesa Fire & Rescue, was hit while riding his bicycle on the side of a road

Suspected drunk driver in critical condition after hitting Dallas fire truck

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 07:38
Katelyn Buis's SUV collided with a Dallas-Fire Rescue truck that was on the scene of an earlier crash

Fallen firefighter, EMS instructor's colleagues put up his annual Christmas display

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 07:32
After Raleigh Haas died in August, his colleagues kept his Christmas tradition alive by hanging the lights he put up at his house every year

Increase engagement with modern scheduling technology (white paper)

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 01:27
How automated scheduling can help fire departments balance employee needs with staffing demands