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Firefighters shave heads for fundraiser of late firefighter’s son

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 23:57
Mason Anderson, whose firefighter father died of cancer in 2017, started Brave the Shave after his mother was diagnosed with breast cancer

Firefighters and December

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 23:52
Learn from and remember the losses of these firefighters who died in the line of duty, serving their communities

Firefighter-paramedic’s death spurs changes after NIOSH investigation

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 23:42
An investigation into the 2016 fatal shooting of John Ulmschneider found responders were not warned of the possibility of guns on scen

Ill. fire dept. responds after boy's tongue becomes stuck on frozen pole

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 22:28
Spencer Cline, 11, said he was inspired by the scene in "A Christmas Story," in which a boy is dared to put his tongue on a frozen pole

Miss. firefighters shot at by man who crashed into gas pump

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 22:16
Police said when firefighters responded to the scene to try and put out the flames sparked by the crash, the man began shooting into the air

NH official asking for NIOSH study on firefighter health

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 22:05
Assistant Mayor Cliff Lazenby is looking for support as he lobbies NIOSH to conduct a study on firefighters who have been exposed to PFAS chemicals

Calif. officials launch large rescue response on unfounded report

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 23:20
Two helicopters and at least one rescue boat were launched to investigate a report of about a dozen people struggling in the ocean near the U.S.-Mexico border

Calif. rescue team saves families from flooded homes near fire zone

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 23:01
Cal Fire spokesman Rick Carhart said his agency's Swiftwater Rescue team had to ferry residents of three homes

Audit recommends Pa. officials keep better track of firefighter hours

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 22:51
City Controller Tony Bassil said the city of Easton needs to start keeping better track of firefighter work hours to avoid errors in reporting

Firefighters detain man who allegedly broke into business

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 20:30
Fire crews called 911 after seeing a store had been broken into, but noticed the man leaving the location and detained him after he refused to stop

Former fire dept. PIO claims deputy chief sexually harassed her in lawsuit

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 20:30
Ashley Blakely alleges that Deputy Chief John Patterson pursued her in "a very direct and inappropriate way"

Former firefighter with cancer advocates for change to save others

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 20:30
After Blake Rine was diagnosed with cancer, he traveled around Ohio warning firefighters of their exposure to carcinogens, prompting fire departments to make changes

What motivates new firefighters?

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 04:40
As generations change, so do our motivations and our methods of learning and training

Training, development, performance: Take action

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 03:43
NIOSH Report cites crew integrity, lack of training in firefighter LODD

Rapid Response: Mayday training tested in Dallas rescue

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 01:18
Dallas Fire Chief David Coatney credits enhanced RIT training for rescue of three Dallas firefighters in an apartment fire structural collapse

GIS technology aids in effective response to California wildfires

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 00:11
Situational awareness data is key to fighting wildfires like the Camp and Woolsey fires

Firefighters raise money for young cancer survivor

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 23:37
The Hattiesburg Fire Department raised $1,400 for Harlie Williams, 8, who was the recipient of their annual No Shave November fundraiser

La. firefighters to get first pay raise in 11 years

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 22:54
New Orleans firefighters will receive a 10 percent pay bump as part of a nearly $702 million spending plan approved by city officials

Officials: Maine fire truck damaged by power line may not be total loss

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 22:41
A $1.1-million fire truck damaged when its ladder accidentally struck a power line has not been determined to be a total loss, "despite rumors to the contrary"

Test your knowledge: Do you know how to properly don and doff your PPE?

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 22:23
Take our 5-minute quiz to find out if you know how to safely put on and put off your PPE