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Fla. city firefighters say nepotism played role in selecting new recruits

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 22:48
Of the 21 recruits ultimately selected for fire department training, six are related to current employees

Past IAFC Fire Chief of the Year winners recognize award as a team effort

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 21:00
Chiefs Richard "Smokey" Dyer and William Jenaway advise honorees to share the prestigious award with their entire department

Eight firefighters injured in energy storage system explosion, underscoring the need for ESS responder safety training

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 06:26
NFPA offers free online training to help responders keep pace with the surge in alternative energy technology

Firefighter PPE goes high performance

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 05:07
Reviewing the evolution of PPE fabrics and features

Former Pa. volunteer firefighter dies in mobile home blaze

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 00:51
Ronald Shuker, a 20-year veteran of the Monarch Fire Company and a retired police lieutenant, was killed in the fire

Texas city offers HS students basic EMT, firefighter certification options

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 22:47
Under the program, students earn nearly 60 college credits – amounting to nearly two years' worth of work – while attending high school

Mass. county suspends water use at fire training academy

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 22:36
Permanently discontinuing water use would effectively shut down the facility, a known point source for PFOS and PFAS contamination stemming from the use of firefighting foams

Mo. FD uses grant to purchase industrial washing machine and dryer

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 22:28
The washing machine — called a gear extractor — allows both full-time and volunteer firefighters to clean their gear onsite and more frequently

National Interagency Fire Center calls for busy wildfire season on West Coast

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 21:59
The center said a heavy crop of grasses and fine fuels has developed across California and should elevate fire potential as it dries through the summer

Maine chiefs: Stipends will help retain committed firefighters

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 05:00
Voters will decide on a measure that would create a $100,000 fund to pay minimum wages to volunteer firefighters who respond to calls

Scene safety: The bystander factor

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 02:36
An unsecure scene presents the potential for violence, and a risk to firefighter safety

Recognizing PTSD symptoms in firefighters

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 02:19
Four common behavioral symptoms exhibited by firefighters suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder

Inmate who escaped Calif. firefighting camp captured

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 00:25
Fernando Deras, 31, was serving a four-year sentence for willfully inflicting corporal injury resulting in a traumatic condition upon a spouse

NH Chiefs: Stipends will help retain committed firefighters

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 00:12
Voters will decide on a measure that would create a $100,000 fund to pay minimum wages to volunteer firefighters who respond to calls

Firefighter cancer bill advances in NC House

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 23:30
The legislation designates nine different types of cancer as occupational injuries

Widow of fallen firefighter announces pregnancy

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 23:25
The widow of a volunteer firefighter Brett Korves found out she was pregnant two weeks after the death of her husband

2 dead, suspect arrested in NC campus shooting

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 22:41
Officers who had gathered ahead of a campus concert raced over and disarmed the suspect

San Diego firefighter suspended after arrest on underage sex charges

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 22:00
Justin Curtis Price was placed on unpaid leave by the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department pending an internal investigation

Rapid Response: “Be prepared to go defensive”

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 21:00
Fire erupts at new Florida warehouse not yet preplanned by fire department

NC campus shooting leaves 2 dead, 4 injured

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 07:13
UNC Charlotte issued a campus lockdown late Tuesday afternoon, saying shots had been fired