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Off-duty fire captain helps police rescue struggling swimmer

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 12:00
Capt. Thomas Johansen was swimming for exercise when he saw the San Francisco Police Department Marine Unit trying to help a swimmer in distress

Dog alerts family of fire, drags baby to safety by diaper

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 11:10
The dog awoke Nana Chaichanhda by banging on the back door, and then ran straight to grab the baby out of the bedroom

FDNY firefighters get in drunken brawl after medal ceremony

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 10:25
A source said a racial slur directed toward an African-American firefighter started a fight between two different groups of firefighters

Va. firefighters volunteer at 25th annual camp for young burn victims

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 10:15
The camp — which is free to qualifying burn survivors — is held each year at Camp Holiday Trails, a nonprofit located in the Blue Ridge Mountains

LODD: Texas firefighter dies battling wildfire

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 09:43
Weatherford Fire Department firefighter Andy Loller suffered a medical emergency while battling the blaze and died while being transported to the hospital

Training Day: Fireground communications

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 09:00
Few things are as important when responding to a call than the ability to communicate with other firefighters at the scene

Ga. firefighters rescue gator from roadway

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 14:17
"Crews used water streams near the alligator to encourage it to move out of the roadway," the Houston County Fire Department said

Ga. firefighters rescue gator from

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 14:17
"Crews used water streams near the alligator to encourage it to move out of the roadway," the Houston County Fire Department said

Conn. man arrested for impersonating fire captain, having FBI badge

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 14:06
Police said Steven Young, who had an emergency medical kit and portable radio, said he was captain of the Cohanzie Fire Department en route to an active fire

Vehicle fire call reveals series of major crimes

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 13:54
Firefighters discovered a major crime scene involving assault, arson, burglary and auto theft, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office

Iowa fire dept. establishes rapid entry program for homes

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 08:30
The Burlington Fire Department is participating in a program designed to allow firefighters and paramedics gain rapid entry into a person's home without damage

Calif. firefighter advances on 'American Ninja Warrior'

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 08:30
Thomas Kofron finished his qualifying round at No. 3 among the top 30 male competitors, with a final time of 3 minutes and 10.56 seconds

Fla. firefighter accused of murder, racketeering

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 08:30
Federal officials said that Cody Wesling was part of a "criminal organization whose members engaged in narcotics distribution and acts of violence

Retired Wash. firefighter killed in ultralight aircraft crash

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 08:30
Officials said Ronny Weston, 64, crashed a Solaris 16.8 ultralight aircraft on the Snake River shortly after taking off from a nearby airstrip

5 tips for dispatchers during an act of mass violence

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 13:02
The 911 landscape has changed as acts of mass violence and other multi-caller/multi-victim high-threat incidents begin to increase

NM firefighters form cancer prevention committee

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 11:48
A firefighters' union launched a health and safety committee to tackle issues such as cancer and other health concerns firefighters face on the job

Anchorage Fire Dept. promotes first female fire chief in city’s history

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 11:21
Chief Jodie Hettrick hopes to encourage other women to become first responders

Ohio mayor ends illegal overtime tracking after federal investigation

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 10:34
Instead of formally logging the hours, employees struck agreements with their supervisors, privately keeping track of “pocket time” in the fire department

Conn. firefighter recruit hurt in training exercise

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 10:28
Providence Fire Department union president Paul Doughty said he believes Richard Rand fell from a ladder at a training facility

Baltimore to use $4M in speed camera fines to cover fire dept. overtime

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 10:11
Some city officials and cycling activists questioned the proposed use of the money for overtime rather than to make streets safer for cyclists and pedestrians