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LODD: Mo. firefighter dies after apparatus crash

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 22:25
El Dorado Springs Volunteer Fire Department firefighter Russell Hayes died from serious injuries he suffered in a pumper truck crash

Pa. first responders save man after suicide attempt in subway tunnel

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 22:07
A man ran into a subway tunnel and then attempted suicide, prompting a frantic rush by emergency responders

Can firefighter training be too aggressive?

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 01:12
Using competition in training is like using spices in cooking – a little goes a long way, and you have to be careful what combinations you use

First responders surprise young hit-and-run victim with new bike

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 23:37
Firefighters, EMS providers and police officers made a big show when arriving at 8-year-old Jenciel Filero’s home to give him a bike after his was destroyed

San Antonio training center named in fallen firefighter’s honor

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 22:51
Firefighter Scott Deem was honored by the San Antonio Fire Department by having a mock 2,400 square foot home named after him

Conn. students learn new 'ABC' active shooter protocol

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 22:30
“Statistics show that if someone does something, more people survive,” Youth Officer Tom Paige said in describing the deficiencies of the old plan

Video: Suspect damages firefighter’s vehicle with bat

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 22:22
Police are looking for a person who was seen on camera damaging a Riverhead volunteer firefighter’s personal vehicle with a bat while it was parked at the station

Houston fire union withdraws, then rejoins 'pay parity' debate

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 22:14
The union said they were concerned that the debate’s host may be giving Mayor Sylvester Turner too much control over the event

Buy used: From apparatus to SCBA, save your department money

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 22:12
A government-approved method to refurbish SCBA units and cylinders can provide significant savings to fire departments

How to prove the value of community paramedicine

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 21:36
The Community Health Needs Assessment is the starting point for launching a mobile integrated health program the hospital will pay your department to run

How cardiovascular check-ups save firefighter lives

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 23:44
Decrease your risk of cardiovascular disease and line-of-duty death with these steps to stay firefighter ready to protect your community

Download your 2018 AFG PPE Project Guide

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 23:34
Courtesy of FireRescue1 and FireGrantsHelp, this free guide will provide you with all the information you need to procure PPE through AFG 2018

Mont. bill would provide firefighters with cancer coverage

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 23:20
The Montana State Firemens’ Association is pushing to get a health and safety bill passed that would give firefighters financial coverage if they get cancer

Responders finish elderly man’s attic work after rescuing him from fall

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 23:17
Kansas City Fire Department responders helped Ken Hargis down from the attic and finished his insulation work afterwards

NH city officials reach tentative deal with firefighter union

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 22:36
Sources say the contract includes a 1.5 percent raise plus steps and longevities in the first year and 2 percent pay hikes in years two and three

Responders quit after Kan. fire chief, EMS director resigns

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 22:25
After learning he was suspended, Clearwater Fire Department Chief and EMS Director Scott Cooper resigned and was followed by several responders who did the same

Ind. fire dept. rallies around firefighter-EMT with Stage 3 cancer

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 22:15
Firefighter-EMT Vicki Kalmar with a fast-progressing form of Stage 3 cervical cancer in May and is currently undergoing her first rounds of treatment

Test your aircraft rescue and firefighting basic skills

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 01:11
Responding to an aircraft fire might not be part of your day-to-day firefighting career, but it's always best to stay sharp in case the situation arises

Maine fire officials settle retaliation lawsuit against city

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 00:04
The lawsuit alleged the city retaliated against the Chief Andrew Turcotte and Deputy Chief Stephen Sloan after they complained about a volunteer firefighter

FDNY sees 32 percent spike in firehouse cooking injuries

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 23:43
According to the Mayor’s Management Report, 41 of the 247 firefighter burns in fiscal year 2018 were from cooking