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Lava scientists’ drone guides lost resident through jungle to safety

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 08:30
A response team was on a mission to map the Lower East Rift Zone when scientists spotted a resident as lava from Kilauea Volcano devoured the subdivision

La. firefighters prevent fire from spreading to gas pumps

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 08:00
Firefighters were able to keep the fire from extending to the multiple fuel pumps on site, but the convenience store and casino were almost completely destroyed

Start the conversation: Address unconscious bias in the fire service

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 12:48
As Starbucks addresses racial bias within its organization, fire departments can take a cue from their initiative

Fla. firefighter-paramedic dies after suffering brain aneurysm

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 11:43
Michael Camelo Jr., a 12-year veteran of the Cape Coral Fire Department, died surrounded by family and friends

Firefighter recalls dramatic rescue of mother and child

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 11:40
Patrick Callahan reunited with the 5-year-old boy and his mother after rescuing them from their third-floor home when a fire broke out

Firefighter develops gear dryer to reduce cancer risk

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 11:21
The gear dryer, designed by Pvt. Scott Martin, cuts drying time from several hours to approximately 45 minutes, officials said

NJ community mourns death of murdered firefighter-EMT

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 10:32
Lt. Andrew Hughes-Hill, 26, who was stabbed to death, was known for his positive attitude and love for emergency services

Family of retired firefighter blames opioids for his mental collapse

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 10:30
The family of William Comstock claims his prescription opioids left him "to battle the horrors of a tormented mind for the remainder of his days"

Confronting the normalization of deviance in firefighter behavior

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 10:06
Communication skills are the key to diverting deviant behavior before it becomes the cultural norm

Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor nomination period open

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 11:30
The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance has opened the nomination period for the highest national award honoring first responders

San Francisco mayor’s budget plan allows for 90 new dispatchers

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 11:06
"Dispatchers are now answering approximately 1,000 more calls per day. That's about 1,000 more calls from seven years ago," Mayor Mark Farrell said

Funeral set for fallen Chicago firefighter-EMT

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 10:54
A funeral for Juan Bucio will be held Monday at Saint Rita Cascia, a church known for hosting first responder services

Dallas set to pay $173M for decades-old firefighter, police lawsuits

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 10:02
A committee representing nearly 8,700 police officers and firefighters has agreed to a $173.3 million settlement in their decades-old lawsuits against City Hall

Dallas set to pay $173M for decades-old police, firefighter lawsuits

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 10:02
A committee representing nearly 8,700 police officers and firefighters has agreed to a $173.3 million settlement in their decades-old lawsuits against City Hall

Overtime at leaderless fire department climbs past $11M

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 09:55
The 600-member Buffalo Fire Department has been operating without a commissioner or deputy commissioner since the beginning of May

Combating known risks to firefighter health

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 14:51
By taking the right steps, firefighters can reduce their exposure to unnecessary risks that may jeopardize their personal health

Firefighter raising money for mass casualty kits for responders

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 14:10
Dustin Talacko wants to raise $25,000 to make emergency response vehicles more prepared for mass casualty incidents

The power of an apology, with or without cake

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 13:57
When conflict arises, the best course of action is to tackle the issue head on, and apologize when warranted

Officer nearby fire scene pulls injured firefighter to safety

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:54
Firefighter Justin Costa was saved by California Highway Patrol Officer Geno Cortez and another firefighter while battling a blaze at a market

Firefighter who lost hands, feet to flu released from hospital

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:51
Will McCue, 19, started feeling ill in January; he was hospitalized with the flu, pneumonia and sepsis