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Baltimore nixes property tax break for first responders

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 23:47
Officials said the break would have resulted in a revenue reduction of $5.3 million per year when fully phased-in

Firefighter saves urn from apartment blaze

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 23:10
A photographer getting footage of firefighters battling an apartment fire captured the moment Terrell Paci handed an urn to a sobbing woman

New Wash. deputy chief excited for change in pace

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 23:02
Coming from a county in Virginia, Spokane Deputy Chief Rex Strickland said his new home is "dramatically different than the East Coast"

29 Texas fire depts. heading to Calif. to help with wildfires

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 22:35
Around 98 firefighters from 20 different counties are being deployed in an activation of the Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System

Black LAFD firefighter files discrimination suit against city

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 21:57
Emanuel Brown said he found feces in a compartment where he stored his jacket and breathing apparatus

Calif. wildfires now largest in state history

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 00:38
The Mendocino Complex, made up of two fires burning a few miles apart, has scorched 443 square miles

Final rules announced for federal 911 upgrade grant program

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 00:32
The U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s grant program will help upgrade call centers to Next Generation 911 capabilities

IAFC, Pierce Manufacturing announce 2018 Fire Chiefs of the Year

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 23:46
Glen Echo Fire Department Chief Herbert Leusch and San Francisco Fire Department Chief Joanne Hayes-White are this year’s honorees

IAFC, Pierce Manufacturing announce 2018 Fire Chiefs of the Year

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 23:46
Glen Echo Fire Department Chief Herbert Leusch and San Francisco Fire Department Chief Joanne Hayes-White are this year’s honorees

Firefighters testing technology to locate people faster in emergencies

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 22:51
The Reno Fire Department recently tested sensors by SimpleSense that were designed to assist firefighters in primary searches

Motorola Solutions launches devices and software equipped with mission-critical technology

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 22:26
The products are designed to work together to improve command center operations

Kan. firefighter killed in Okla. plane crash

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 22:23
Authorities said the small passenger plane crashed into a soybean field, killing firefighter Nicholas Werner and everyone else on board

Calif. firefighter families coping with 'new normal'

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 22:15
Expansive fires are leading officials to change their tactics, and they’re also prompting firefighters to rethink how they manage the strain

Man charged with killing Calif. fire captain dies in custody

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 22:08
Thomas Kim, who was charged with shooting Capt. David Rosa to death, died at a hospital of an undisclosed condition

What you need to know to participate in an emergency operations center

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 21:58
Your involvement in an EOC will allow you to represent your fire department at the highest level in an emergency response incident command role

Investigation launched into racist online posts about new fire chief

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 21:49
Racist comments about incoming Fairfax County Fire Department Chief John Butler were posted to the anonymous website “Fairfax Underground”

An intro to fire service leadership: Influencing with relationships

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 21:26
Chief John Buckman breaks down the leadership characteristics to embrace and those to avoid to lead your firefighters to success

IAFC: Leaders must ensure ‘equality of opportunity and inclusivity’

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 03:10
The organization encouraged fire departments to implement a zero-tolerance policy for “acts of deliberate or intentional discrimination”

Fire Chief Digital: How to prevent injury and death on the road

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 02:14
This issue focuses on improvements in apparatus safety, and the need for a renewed look at the importance of driver training and operator understanding

Changing hands: Making the firefighter generational transition

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 00:58
We must learn from and rely on a new generation of firefighters if our profession is to progress

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