Saline Area Fire Department

Home of the Saline Area Fire Department

FF News

1 live-fire training incident, 4 viewpoints

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 02:09
Differing Near Miss reports show the value in after-action reviews to consolidate experiences and solidify lessons learned

Attacked on a run, with Firefighter-Paramedic Ben Vernon

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 23:39
Vernon relates his experiences overcoming PTSD after being stabbed during a call

Mich. fire Lt. killed in off-duty tire explosion

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 23:12
Ethan Gage, 26, died after suffering severe trauma to the face and head when a tire exploded while he was using a machine to replace farm implement tires

Texas city's insurer files lawsuit against firefighter with cancer

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 22:41
Unbeknownst to the city of Mission, a lawsuit was filed on its behalf against a firefighter who was awarded workers’ compensation after being diagnosed with cancer

Remember rehab during firefighter training exercises

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 22:39
Firefighters need to be aware of the physical toll on their bodies during training exercises, as well as real-world emergency situations

Ala. city aims to make its first responders highest paid in state

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 22:29
Montgomery has been plagued with retention issues for years, losing around 60 officers and 30 firefighters last year alone

Md. firefighter rescued after falling through floor of burning home

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 22:17
Baltimore County Assistant Chief Joshua Montague fell through the floor and Rebecca Budnick grabbed him and held onto him until help arrived

Officials accuse NY fire Lt. of leading drug ring

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 22:11
Officials said 29 people, one of them a fire lieutenant and two of them volunteer firefighters, have been charged in connection with drug rings

How a safer ambulance saved lives

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 02:46
After a high-speed collision, Kootenai County EMS System chief confirms lessons about designing and operating a safer ambulance

The time to gear up for 2019 wildland firefighting is now

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 02:42
Don’t wait to acquire the essential clothing, boots and packs for personal protection and portable tanks for rapid deployment

Does a piece of paper make you a professional?

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 02:12
Requiring degrees for paramedics places undue burden on those entering the field and fire-based EMS training programs

Videos: Verizon honors first responders with Super Bowl commercials

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 01:33
Verizon’s “The Team that Wouldn’t Be Here” series consists of 12 commercials and a documentary featuring NFL stars who owe their lives to first responders

Videos: Verizon honors first responders with Super Bowl commercials

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 01:33
Verizon’s “The Team that Wouldn’t Be Here” series consists of 12 commercials and a documentary featuring NFL stars who owe their lives to first responders

What is an IDLH value?

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 23:53
An immediately dangerous to life or health value is meant to protect first responders and other workers when they are exposed to toxic chemicals

Arbitrator upholds firing of Fla. firefighter-paramedic in motorcycle gang

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 23:38
Clinton Walker was fired after an internal investigation concluded he had “unwavering loyalty” to the Outlaws, long considered Florida’s dominant motorcycle gang

Arbitrator upholds firing Fla. firefighter-paramedic in motorcycle gang

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 23:38
Clinton Walker was fired after an internal investigation concluded he had “unwavering loyalty” to the Outlaws, long considered Florida’s dominant motorcycle gang

Firefighters rescue toddler from claw machine

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 23:29
Fairhope Fire Department firefighters rescued 2-year-old Ezra after she crawled inside a claw machine filled with toys

Officials investigating off-duty death of Fla. firefighter

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 23:27
A police report said the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office went to check on Christopher Asseff after he missed a shift and found him on the floor in a spare room

City to take firefighters union to NY Supreme Court in arbitration case

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 23:16
A court recently reversed a state Supreme Court judge’s ruling that the city can block arbitration in the contract dispute over a “minimum manning” clause

Tenn. bill would allow first responders to carry guns while on duty

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 22:59
State Rep. Clay Doggett introduced the bill and said on-scene safety has “been an overwhelming concern” for first responders

Pages