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Fired NH chief plans to fight for job back

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 08:30
Former Ogunquit Fire Chief Mark O'Brien will likely seek a public hearing before the Board of Selectmen, saying he "has nothing to hide"

How to ‘Light the Night’ for firefighters who died in the line of duty

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 04:40
Here is a step-by-step guide on how to participate in the annual event held by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Firefighter union protests against hiring part-time staff

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 22:44
The Easton firefighters union said the part-time hires would mean a decrease in staffing, and added that the city will not send them to the fire academy for training

Retired firefighter-EMT survives life-threatening infection

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 22:43
Tom Laumann was diagnosed with pneumonia with sepsis after suffering back spasms and a dry cough and became unable to breathe

Officials: 'Tube checking' on deceased patients not standard practice

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 22:33
“If the patient is deceased at the scene, it becomes a law enforcement issue,” Whatcom County Fire District 14 Chief Jerry DeBruin said

FDNY dedicates plaque, street to fallen firefighter

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 22:27
The FDNY dedicated a plaque and street to William Tolley, the longtime firefighter who fell from a Queens roof last year, down five stories to his death

Ohio fire chief, firefighter hurt in fire truck crash

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 22:22
Firefighter Heather Stein-Wells was ejected from the truck, and Fire Chief Robert McGarry suffered bruising and strained muscles in a crash that totaled the rig

Dallas firefighters break policy to help pregnant woman, unborn baby after shooting

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 23:34
Firefighters knew one of the shooting victims was eight months pregnant and went inside before police arrived “because they knew they could make a difference”

Ga. firefighter undergoes 6th surgery after being badly burned in blaze

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 22:47
LaGrange firefighter Josh Williams received burns on more than 35 percent of his body

Lawsuits linking firefighter hearing loss to sirens ending quietly

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 22:43
The suits, filed by nearly 190 Buffalo firefighters, claim Federal Signal Corp. “knew or should have known” their sirens were harmful

Arsonist who set blaze that killed 4 firefighters to be released from prison

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 22:37
Martin Pang set fire to a frozen-food warehouse owned by his parents on Jan. 5, 1995, in an effort to collect insurance money

Witnesses: Training on newly deceased patients is 'widespread practice'

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 22:05
Witnesses also told investigators that historically “tube checks” were “a widespread prior practice of paramedics” of the Bellingham Fire Department

Firefighter leaves his firehouse wedding to battle blaze

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 23:50
Jeremy Bourasa jumped into his turnout gear and “stepped on the first truck that was heading out” when a mutual aid call came in before his reception

Firefighters throw 3-year-old birthday party after guests cancel

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 23:25
The Harrisburg Fire Department rescued 3-year-old Jackson’s birthday after seven of the eight families invited were unable to attend

Pa. mayor claims fire watch program benefits firefighter health

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 23:20
Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tony George said firefighters on patrol are safer than at the station where they’re at risk of a heart attack when the alarm sounds

Firefighter charged with evidence tampering for stealing pill bottle from crash scene

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 22:36
Harrison Township firefighter Steven Hart can be seen on body cam footage picking up a pill bottle and walking away at the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash

Calif. utility company backs expansion of fire-watching camera network

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 22:19
The cameras — estimated to cost as much as $700,000 to install — can help responders get a faster understanding of where wildfires are spreading

The Golf Course fire: Managing a big response with a small department

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 21:17
Why mutual-aid agreements and local cooperation is important for small departments to stretch their resources

Increase engagement with modern scheduling technology (white paper)

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 06:52
How automated scheduling can help fire departments balance employee needs with staffing demands

Lessons learned in civilian active shooter scenario training

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 00:41
Safariland instructors showed a group of trainees how to react when “hide and hope” is not an option in an active shooter situation