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Calif. dispatcher honored for 'saving countless lives' during 2017 wildfires

Sun, 05/12/2019 - 22:16
The International Academies of Emergency Dispatch named 37-year-old KT McNulty its Dispatcher of the Year for her work during the devastating fire of 2017

4 rural Ore. fire districts to form single agency

Sun, 05/12/2019 - 22:07
The new agency of about 35 firefighters and medics will cover about 450 square miles and will cost the same for people within its boundaries

Ala. councilman accuses fire dept. of conspiracy against ambulance service

Sat, 05/11/2019 - 23:59
Councilman Charles Kirby believes the conspiracy is born out of the Fire Department’s jealousy of the Police Department because it can generate revenue with traffic citations

New method to treat brain injuries could save thousands of lives a year

Sat, 05/11/2019 - 03:00
Those with severe brain injuries who were treated with the new protocol before they reached the hospital survived at twice the rate of those who didn’t get this new treatment

Three steps to collaborative fire service leadership

Fri, 05/10/2019 - 02:49
An evolving skill set, a focus on communication and new approaches to firefighter training will help to change the culture in the fire service

The fire command experiential

Fri, 05/10/2019 - 02:39
Firefighter training emphasizing experiential learning, combined with inquiry and observation can improve fireground decision making

Paramedic on newborn found on trash can: 'We were so lucky with this one'

Fri, 05/10/2019 - 00:48
Firefighters had to perform CPR and “keep ventilating” the baby to help him survive, paramedic Melanie Howe said

'Drop the purse!' NYC EMS crew scares bag-snatcher into returning stolen purse

Fri, 05/10/2019 - 00:29
EMT Stuart Saladin and his rookie partner Zach Arias were driving through the West Bronx when they saw a robbery-in-progress unfold

Former firefighter sues department over termination

Fri, 05/10/2019 - 00:24
A former Horry County Fire and Rescue firefighter is suing the department on the basis that he was fired for his disabilities and filing for workers' compensation

Teen who drove around flood barriers ticketed following rescue by FFs

Fri, 05/10/2019 - 00:20
The Emporia Fire Department and Lyon County EMS were called for a water rescue

Firefighters rescue 2 dogs from house blaze

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 23:57
Paramedics placed an oxygen mask specially designed for pets over Slim's snout, and minutes later the dog opened his eyes and was glancing around

Ohio city officials may approve $3.5M fire station

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 23:41
Officials are leaning towards building a new station instead of renovating the current one

Calif. county, firefighters reach impasse on OT talks

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 23:33
The disagreement centers over paying overtime for firefighters called back to duty from vacation, who the county wants to pay as straight time, not overtime

Fla. man charged with impersonating firefighter

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 22:19
The man was charged with one felony and two misdemeanors after he allegedly used a personal radio to contact dispatch about a fight

Sacramento looks to add bike medics to fire department

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 01:46
The addition of bikes to the fire department would allow paramedics to respond more quickly and efficiently to medical emergencies

Fla. FD joins regional transport system to handle infectious patient transport

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 01:08
Two rescue units are being equipped with AeroClave decontamination units and isolation capsules for safe transport

Ind. firefighter in serious condition after rig rollover

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 00:47
The emergency response was delayed for both firefighters until downed power lines could be shut off

Houston mayor threatens FFs with discipline for badmouthing him, or campaigning at station

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 00:33
The crackdown comes two weeks after the city council approved laying off more than 300 city workers, which included firefighters

SC fire captain adopts puppy he rescued from under a rock

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 00:10
Once he managed to get the dog out from under the rock, he was greeted with puppy kisses and gratitude

Conn. city looks to modernize existing firehouses

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 23:39
Fire Chief Raul Ortiz Mayor Erin Stewart are looking to map out a long-term plan for renovating some of the city’s six firehouses and, perhaps, even replacing two