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Q&A: Don’t leave your fire rescue squad in the dark – here’s how light towers can help your crew step into safety

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 00:34
A veteran firefighter discusses why every fire chief needs to let more light in

Firefighter-EMT reunites with woman he saved from fire

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 23:44
Da’Von McRae pulled Bettye Carter to safety after a senior living building went up in flames

Ford creates system to alert drivers to oncoming emergency vehicles

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 23:37
The new system helps drivers give emergency vehicles a route through traffic by forming an “emergency corridor”

Scientists studying turnout gear for fluorinated chemicals

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 22:57
An initial study of turnout gear by researchers at the University of Notre Dame found that the turnout gear samples were “loaded with fluorine”

Investigation reveals fire dept. staff trained on newly deceased person

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 22:48
Officials said several department members practiced multiple intubations on a body that was awaiting transport to a funeral home

FY2018 AFG Communications Project Guide [eBook]

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 22:16
Learn about 2018 AFG communications grant priorities and how to manage your AFG grant application

Woman sentenced to 74 years in prison in Mo. firefighter deaths

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 21:59
Thu Hong Nguyen's sentence was punishment for causing what Assistant Jackson County Prosecutor Dan Nelson called “pain that is real, is ragged and is ongoing”

Elderly man found alive inside apartment 5 days after massive blaze

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 05:11
Raymond Holton, 71, was located by crews hired to evaluate the safety of the senior apartment building after a fire forced more than 100 residents to evacuate

How to build a safer community through diversity

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 03:32
Reflecting the community helps the fire service provide better service

Mass. responders deal with stress of fatal shark attack

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 03:21
As they consider the second shark bite this summer and the first fatal shark attack in the state in over 80 years, responders say they are monitoring mental health

LODD: Mich. firefighter dies after responding to calls

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 02:06
Robert Phillips II, 62, was found unresponsive by his wife in their home after responding to two different emergency incidents

After the wildfire is contained: Suppression repair

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 00:49
Forestry teams and firefighters continue to work on the ground to fully contain wildfires and repair damage caused to fire lines by the Mendocino Complex and neighboring fires

Pa. firefighters continue to doubt fire watch program

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 23:38
“I don’t know where it has its merit,” Williamsport Fire Chief Todd Heckman said of the Community Fire Watch program

Everybody doesn’t need to be a pilot

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 23:35
Effective fire chiefs and officers reflect on the past to validate the present and chart the future

Everybody doesn’t need to be a pilot

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 23:35
Effective fire chiefs and officers reflect on the past to validate the present and chart the future

Firefighter battles blaze in church hours before his wedding

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 23:15
Firefighter Conrad Fernandes responded to a call about a fire in the same church he was supposed to get married in hours later

Calif. firefighters claim battalion chief secretly recorded colleagues

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 22:42
A lawsuit filed by the La Verne Firefighters Association alleges Battalion Chief Michael Thompson took more than 250 videos and 1,500 photos of union members

Firefighter training can be fun and serious at the same time

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 22:40
By taking an innovative and creative approach, training drills can maintain their educational value while also adding an element of fun

Fire truck gets stuck in sinkhole while responding to call

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 22:35
The Denver Fire Department ladder truck was responding to a call about a water main break when the pavement began to sink and crack, trapping the back wheels

Florence: Evacuations continue as NC rivers rise

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 21:47
About 6,000 to 8,000 people were alerted to be prepared to evacuate potential flood zones ahead of a "record event" of up to 10 feet of flooding