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Letter from the new FireRescue1 Executive Editor: An introduction

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 13:23
A passion for leadership, serving the community and protecting firefighters hallmarks the next step in a career defined by forward progress

IAFC expands partnership with American Military University

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 12:43
The two organizations announced that they have expanded their partnership by another year, which enables IAFC to promote AMU’s educational services

NFPA releases first active shooter standard

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 12:28
The standard includes guidance on unified planning, response and recovery guidance and civilian and responder safety considerations

Fire dept. posts signs in search of new firefighters

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:36
The Owls Head Fire Department said they are so low on firefighters that sometimes they don’t have anyone to respond to calls

Chicago Fire Dept. paramedics sue city for pervasive sexual harassment

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:51
The 57-page suit alleges the city has failed to deter a long-standing, pervasive culture of sexual harassment throughout the department’s firehouses and facilities

Fire dept. worried about response times after hospital consolidation

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:24
Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center announced they are consolidating with another hospital, and fire officials expect this to increase response time

Officials: Firefighter assaulted by bystander at call

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:18
Jason Coleman was arrested for allegedly assaulting the firefighter when he forcefully tried to offer treatment to a patient after being asked to leave

NY approves gender-neutral titles for fire, police jobs

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:10
The State Assembly approved a bill that would replace "fireman" and "policeman" with "firefighter" and "police officer"

Anaphylaxis kits: Easy epinephrine deployment for fire departments

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 09:52
One county in Texas found a cost-effective way to get epinephrine in the hands of those first on scene and allow them to treat patients quicker

Photos: Firefighters rescue pregnant dog from drainage pipe

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 11:43
Shortly after the Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department pulled the dog from the pipe, she gave birth to two puppies

Fla. lawmakers disqualify many disabled responders from tax break

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 11:41
Legislators added several rules to a newly-approved tax break, including one that says the responder must have been employed in the state at the time of injury

NY firefighter hurt after battling large blaze

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 11:06
The firefighter was transported to the hospital after helping battle a difficult blaze that required crews to drag around 750 feet of hose into the woods

Judge gives Houston official 1 week to verify firefighter pay petition

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:37
City Secretary Anna Russell has one week to finish verifying a petition firefighters submitted last summer seeking pay parity or risk being hauled into court

LODD: Ind. firefighter dies after physical fitness test

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:07
Jeffrey Holt, 60, had just finished and passed his annual fitness test when he collapsed minutes later

Retired Mo. fire chief dies after becoming ill

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 09:58
James Silvernail, 74, was remembered for his support of bringing women into the fire service, as well as his devotion to the nonprofit BackStoppers

The case for seeking effective outside firefighter training

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 09:52
Traditional in-house training can become repetitive and uninspiring, but by seeking out different avenues for outside training, firefighters can reinsert vigor into the learning process

Your first year as a probationary firefighter: 4 keys to success

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 09:37
Make a good impression and launch your firefighter career on the right foot with these tips for probationary firefighters