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FDNY names first female EMS chief

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 04:00
Lillian Bonsignore, a single mom barely out of her teens when she started as an emergency medical technician in 1991, becomes the first woman to hold the rank in the department’s 154-year history

FDNY names first female, openly-gay EMS chief

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 04:00
Lillian Bonsignore, 50, will set two new milestones for the FDNY — becoming the highest-ranked woman in the uniformed service, and the highest-ranked openly gay member

Contaminated turnout gear: Testing basics and limitations

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 03:45
Understand the limitations of the testing process and how to work with labs to make a decision about gear

Code 3 Podcast: A rookie's guide to surviving the firehouse

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 03:19
Scott Orr interviews Mauro Porcelli about real-world tips for new firefighters

LODD: Ill. firefighter killed battling commercial structure fire

Sun, 05/05/2019 - 23:42
Christopher Fire Department Volunteer Firefighter Kody Vanfossan died fighting a multi-alarm commercial fire

Eagle Scout builds new lockers for Pa. firefighters

Sun, 05/05/2019 - 22:37
Junior Firefighter Raymond Slifer built 36 new gear lockers, which provides firefighters with much-needed designated space, as part of his Eagle Scout Project

Mass. city fire-EMS department buys ballistics gear

Sun, 05/05/2019 - 22:04
Falmouth Fire Department purchased 25 armored vests and helmets, known as ballistics gear, which will be placed on fire trucks and in ambulances and provided to command staff

Mass. city fire-EMS department buys ballistics gear

Sun, 05/05/2019 - 22:04
Falmouth Fire Department purchased 25 armored vests and helmets, known as ballistics gear, which will be placed on fire trucks and in ambulances and provided to command staff

How to assess contaminated turnout clothing

Sun, 05/05/2019 - 21:21
An updated primer for determining if specialized cleaning – or even replacement – of the turnout gear is required

How to assess contaminated turnout clothing — Part I

Sun, 05/05/2019 - 21:21
An updated primer for determining if specialized cleaning– or even replacement – of the turnout gear is required

Officials: County program has increased Polk Fire Rescue diversity

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 23:18
The Proactive Diversity Recruitment and Training Program was designed to help bring economically disadvantaged and minorities into the fire services

2 dead after Ill. plant explosion

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 23:10
More than 100 firefighters from at least 30 departments responded to the scene

Bill would waive turnpike tolls for Pa. police, first responders

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 00:08
Senate Bill 45 would waive turnpike tolls for emergency vehicles responding to an urgent call or those escorting fallen first responders or service members

Disconnected fire hydrants hamper La. fire department response to blaze

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 23:33
The valve for the hydrants at the complex had been shut off, preventing crews from using any of the property's hydrants

Colo. firefighters remember fallen brother

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 23:16
The state’s band of firefighting brothers and sisters turned out in a big way to ensure Kuzik wouldn’t be alone, even in death

Greeley firefighters remember fallen brother

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 23:16
The state’s band of firefighting brothers and sisters turned out in a big way to ensure Kuzik wouldn’t be alone, even in death

Emmy-nominated PSA highlights volunteer firefighter shortage

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 00:09
Fire service leaders say finding dedicated volunteers, particularly young people, has been getting harder over the past several years

IAFF endorsement of Biden draws ire

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 23:27
The IAFF became the first union to endorse Biden, announcing it last Monday at the candidate’s first campaign stop in Pittsburgh

NY fire investigator admits to lying on resume during trial of fatal fire

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 23:09
Lt. Allen Williams made himself out to be a Certified Fire Investigator, but had not actually received certification from the IAAI

Judge reinstates Tampa Fire lieutenant suspended 'without cause'

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 23:00
A Hillsborough County court ordered the City of Tampa to reinstate Lt. Dwanue Johnson with full back pay and restoration of seniority and benefits

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