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How to achieve operational uniformity with consolidated communication centers

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 00:27
Striking the balance between agency independence and operational synergy through conflict resolution, funding and governance

FDNY paramedic promoted to captain, despite failing recertification twice

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 23:53
Juliette Arroyo was barred from working as a paramedic after failing her state certification in December, but was promoted to EMS captain in January

Fla. fire captain suspended over Snapchat at fatal fire

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 23:16
Polk Fire Rescue Capt. James Williams was suspended for sending video of a burning home in which a woman, who later died, was trapped

Texas firefighter-paramedic recovering after ambulance crash

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 23:08
Dallas Fire-Rescue firefighter-paramedic Nicholas Granados suffered a collapsed lung, a fractured rib and other injuries after a truck crashed into his ambulance

Orthodox Jewish EMS agency faces pushback from LAFD over transport license

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 22:54
Hatzolah’s goal is to be able to transport patients and respond to calls using lights and sirens, but this has been opposed by LAFD and its firefighters’ union

Minn. town mourns death of longtime fire chief

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 22:12
Larry Bushey, a lifelong Duluthian who served in the department for 32 years, died at the age of 85

Firefighter in distress: Cuing the rapid intervention team

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 07:00
Rescuing a firefighter who has fallen through a floor in an involved structure fire may require establishing an alternate means of egress

3 keys to winning a dumpster fire attack

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 04:19
Seemingly small and routine, the dumpster fire is as dangerous as a structure fire

Texas bill would make data ‘throttling’ in disaster zones illegal

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 02:52
HB 1426 would make it illegal to “impair or degrade” mobile data in disaster zones

SAFER grant guidelines released by DHS

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 02:42
An announcement said 300 SAFER grants equaling $350,000,000 are available to fire departments to help with hiring, recruitment and retention

Video: Boy, 2, helps firefighters put out blaze

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 23:13
Battalion Chief Thomas Cope said he saw Jackson McNary come out to help in his firefighter Halloween costume while they responded to a burning shed

4 Fla. firefighters hurt after vehicle slams into fire truck on call

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 23:08
The Orlando Fire Department urged the public to use caution after a vehicle slammed into a fire truck while firefighters were helping someone with a stalled vehicle

Firefighters ditch ambulance to rescue patient on icy road

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 23:02
Maryland Heights Firefighter Shaylor Taetz said he and his partner were rushing to a bus crash when their ambulance slid on the ice and hit a guardrail

Calif. fire dept. fights to keep station cat after complaint

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 22:37
San Francisco Fire Department Station 49 was told to “get rid of the cat” after an anonymous complaint was filed with the city

Burned NY firefighter recalls being rescued by colleagues

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 22:21
“I just knew my brothers were there,” Eric Whitehead said when recalling being pulled from a burning house after suffering third-degree burns to his hands

Public speaking: 3 things I learned from TEDx

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 20:59
Becoming an effective public speaker can elevate the success of your fire department, EMS crew or community paramedicine program

Calif. county shakes up emergency response system to get to patients faster

Sat, 02/09/2019 - 20:30
Shorter response times and better patient outcomes are the goals of what officials are calling a high-performance, integrated response system

Fla. county firefighters urge officials to build more fire stations

Sat, 02/09/2019 - 20:30
It’s been more than 10 years since fire officials first warned that Hillsborough County’s population growth would exceed their ability to provide services

Fire chief wants changes in wake of Las Vegas mass shooting

Sat, 02/09/2019 - 20:10
A Nevada fire chief says he wants to bypass state lawmakers to get changes made

Md. gov. announces firefighter pension, workers comp bills

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 20:30
Surrounded by firefighters from across the state, Gov. Larry Hogan announced of two pieces of legislation that he said were necessary to protect firefighters