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$1.1M ladder truck deemed total loss after catching fire in training session

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 22:54
The ladder truck's electrical system was severely damaged during a training exercise weeks after it was delivered to the city

Iowa fire dept. reverses on-duty weapon policy

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 22:45
The Delaware Township Fire Department implemented a policy that allowed responders to use guns on duty, but rescinded it after receiving criticism

Fla. firefighters union gives chief vote of no confidence

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 22:26
Jacksonville Beach firefighters said they have "lost all trust, faith and confidence" in Chief David Whitmill's ability to lead

Wash. city officials settle claim filed by son of intubated deceased man

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 21:40
Officials approved a $75,000 settlement for a claim filed by the son of the deceased man Bellingham Fire Department staff practiced endotracheal intubations on

How to secure and protect one of your most important tools in the field

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 02:32
The LaunchPort Rugged System by iPort offers rugged protection, wireless charging and convenient access for your iPad

Video: Firefighters battle massive 7-alarm fire for hours in frigid temps

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 02:24
A massive blaze burned for hours at a landmark paper plant, lighting the frigid night sky and toppling an iconic sign that’s been a local beacon for years

Massive blaze destroys NJ paper plant

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 02:24
A massive blaze burned for hours at a landmark paper plant, lighting the frigid night sky and toppling an iconic sign that’s been a local beacon for years

Video: Drone footage captures massive Texas oil tank explosion

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 23:38
Travis Yust said he was standing about 100 feet from his family's oil tanks when they burst into flames

Ark. bill would give firefighters with cancer more sick leave

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 23:33
“Crump’s Law” was proposed in honor of firefighter Nathaniel Crump, who lost his battle with cancer in 2017

Minn. firefighters battle house blaze in brutal cold

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 22:47
Individual firefighters fought the fire for five to 10 minutes at a time, and then went onto a waiting bus to warm themselves up before heading back out

Tenn. first responders arrested amid fraud investigation

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 22:36
Robert Reasonover and Tyler Rathert allegedly logged into AMR’s accounting system and claimed hours they never worked

One of FDNY's first female firefighters dies

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 22:18
Catherine Lohan, one of the women who smashed the FDNY’s gender barrier nearly 40 years ago to become a New York City firefighter, died at 68

Calif. volunteer firefighter dies after being hit by at least four vehicles

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 04:07
Hundreds of people gathered Tuesday to commemorate the life of San Jose Fire Department volunteer firefighter Robinder Bhurji

Ga. fire Lt. burned in blaze returns to duty

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 00:02
Lt. Josh Williams, who suffered third-degree burns in a house fire, was greeted by a line of his colleagues in celebration of his return

First responders help deliver baby, shovel snow for new parents

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 23:38
Two Cedar Rapids Fire Department first responders shoveled snow outside a house as the rest of the crew helped deliver a baby inside

Woman surrenders newborn twins to Calif. fire station

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 22:48
San Bernardino County Fire Department officials said a woman showed up at the station and gave firefighters the newborn twins, who were in good health

Ala. fire Lt. still clinging to life after ladder fall

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 22:25
A GoFundMe was launched to help with mounting medical expenses for Lt. Jerry Presley, who was critically injured while battling a blaze

Officials: Car plummets 9 stories from parking garage, bursts into flames

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 21:59
Parking attendants told fire officials that the car struck the metal grate door of the elevator and fell down the shaft before bursting into flames

Ga. battalion chief dies while attending fire conference in Fla.

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 04:48
Effingham County Fire Department Battalion Chief Matt Kicklighter, 45, died of apparent natural causes, according to officials

NYC mayor on FDNY EMS pay gap: ‘The work is different’

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 01:26
When asked how the FDNY EMT pay gap compared to his campaign for “equity and social justice,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said he thinks “the work is different”

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