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Fla. firefighter union responds to medics' suspension after medical call

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 05:24
A Hillsborough County Administrator said the paramedics violated three areas of standard procedure

How are apps used in the fire service? [eBook]

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 00:51
Results from a 2018 survey reveal how fire departments are solving problems with apps – and where your department may be missing opportunities

5 ways to overcome politics to achieve the fire service mission

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 00:41
Understand the nuances of your community and your firefighters, and take them where they need to be

Apparatus accidents, mistakes and bad decisions

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 00:07
Investigate incidents that damage fire equipment or apparatus before disciplining those involved

Maine city mulls ambulance options after spike in EMS calls

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 23:54
Ellsworth officials are studying whether to partner with a private ambulance company or start their own service

Fire dept. boat crew saves drowning woman during training exercise

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 23:45
The Syracuse Fire Department was heading back to the marina after docking practice when they saw a woman floating in the water

FDNY firefighter files discrimination lawsuit against department

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 22:53
Roben Duge claims he was sidelined by officials “because of his race,” and was “reassigned to administrative duties driving a messenger van”

Making it Memorable: Increasing Retention on Firefighter Training

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 22:37
New approaches, focusing on emotions, recent events and adding a social element can increase retention of firefighter training

NJ firefighter suspended for striking pole during fire truck joyride

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 22:28
Connor O’Grady allegedly sideswiped a telephone pole after taking the fire truck out for a ride with another firefighter

LAFD at odds with safety regulators one year after firefighter's death

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 21:55
The Los Angeles Fire Department is fighting with safety regulators over their investigation into Kelly Wong's death, their first training fatality since 1985

Los Angeles at odds with safety regulators one year after firefighter's death

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 21:55
Los Angeles Fire Department are fighting with safety regulators over their investigation into Kelly Wong's death, their first training fatality since 1985

LODD: Calif. fire captain dies battling wildfire

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 21:39
Arrowhead Interagency Hotshots Captain Brian Hughes was killed when he was struck by a tree while working with his crew to set a back fire

Study: Twitter can be effective tool in wildfire aid

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 01:06
The study aimed to determine whether data could be used to estimate air quality impacts from smoke in areas where air monitoring stations might not be present

3 dead, 7 hurt after gunmen in New Orleans fire on crowd

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 00:53
Two armed individuals walked up to a crowd gathered Saturday evening outside a strip mall in New Orleans and opened fire

Calif. wildfire rages on into its 4th day

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 00:41
Around 38,000 people were evacuated after the Carr Fire roared into the outskirts of Redding in Shasta County, leaving five people dead

Md. town donates thousands to volunteer first responders

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 08:30
"We don't do much for you. You do a lot for the community," Thurmont Commissioner Martin Burns said

Firefighter union sues city over legal definition of 'catastrophic injury'

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 08:30
The city of Peoria sought to define the term to cut down on abuse, but the firefighter union says there isn't any abuse of the system

Houston officials say 'pay parity' could force layoffs

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 08:30
Houston Fire Chief Sam Peña said Thursday his firefighters deserve raises, but he would be hard-pressed to maintain his budget without reducing his ranks

Firefighter, civilian honored for saving man from burning truck

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 03:57
Firefighter Jeremy Menges and John Werner helped try to save a driver at the scene of the crash, and now the Kansas Highway Patrol has named them honorary troopers

Active shooter incident lessons learned for leaders

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 00:44
NFPA 3000 is a framework for preparing fire departments, EMS agencies, other responders and communities for active shooter incident response and recovery