8 firefighters injured in double apparatus crash with pickup

Posted on Fri, 21 Feb 2020 20:14:49 +0000
The three-vehicle crash at an intersection in New Hampshire sent nine people to the hospital

Photo of the Week: An Emergency! reunion

Posted on Fri, 21 Feb 2020 18:54:24 +0000

Chief’s son in need of heart transplant asks for FF décor for hospital room

Posted on Fri, 21 Feb 2020 18:38:46 +0000
The 13-year-old, who has a congenital heart condition, has already collected several shirts and patches during his extended hospital stay

Iowa FD reorganization trades traditional FF positions for PSOs

Posted on Fri, 21 Feb 2020 17:49:17 +0000
The Cedar Falls City Council approved a controversial fire department plan to transition to one that includes cross-trained public safety officers

Code 3 Podcast: The ultimate mutual aid: US firefighters in Australia

Posted on Fri, 21 Feb 2020 17:43:50 +0000
Rick Young and Scott Orr discuss how US firefighters are aiding in the ongoing Australia wildfires

When the power goes out: Redundancy is key with firefighting technology

Posted on Fri, 21 Feb 2020 17:31:31 +0000
Technological advances hold promise, but fireground principles and rudiments must be focus of ongoing training efforts

Perform a social media size-up before every post

Posted on Fri, 21 Feb 2020 17:06:21 +0000
Ask yourself a series of questions to determine if that comment or photo is worth risking your career

Here's how the city of Chicago is putting public safety first

Posted on Fri, 21 Feb 2020 17:00:00 +0000
By investing in improving its CAD system, Chicago is setting an example of how enhanced communication and integration is critical in public safety

Ohio lawmakers who voted 'no' on PTSD bill to introduce counter bill

Posted on Fri, 21 Feb 2020 15:57:25 +0000
The alternative bill would fund workers' compensation for first responders with PTSD through a different department

2 firefighters, 3 others hospitalized after freak bee attack

Posted on Fri, 21 Feb 2020 14:52:25 +0000
Firefighters said they had never seen so many bees in one location

NY legislation would classify attacks targeting first responders as hate crimes

Posted on Fri, 21 Feb 2020 14:24:18 +0000
The "Community Heroes Protection Act" would stiffen penalties for attacks on firefighters, EMS personnel, police and correction officers

Ohio city to add AEDs to fire trucks

Posted on Fri, 21 Feb 2020 13:28:52 +0000
Fire officials said fire engines are often the first emergency vehicle to reach someone in need

5 things a company fire officer should never say

Posted on Thu, 20 Feb 2020 22:18:42 +0000
These statements reflect an attitude that may seem harmless in the short term, but will undermine leadership in the long run

Orlando FD ambulance gets stuck in 6-foot hole

Posted on Thu, 20 Feb 2020 19:17:38 +0000
The ambulance had to be lifted and towed after its tire became stuck in what was initially suspected to be a sinkhole

5 lists firefighters must follow to reduce heart-attack deaths

Posted on Thu, 20 Feb 2020 17:57:33 +0000
Cardiac-related incidents remain a leading cause of firefighter death and injury. Here are 10 things all firefighters can do in five key areas to improve their heart health

Colo. fire-rescue adopts master plan focused on hiring more women

Posted on Thu, 20 Feb 2020 17:12:04 +0000
Boulder Fire-Rescue seeks to increase its number of female firefighters from 7% to 25% within the next 10 years

Video: Procession escorts remains of 2nd FF from Calif. library fire

Posted on Thu, 20 Feb 2020 16:11:07 +0000
The body of Porterville Firefighter Patrick Jones was recovered late Wednesday

Minn. proposal would help firefighters with cancer, heart disease, PTSD

Posted on Thu, 20 Feb 2020 15:58:42 +0000
The Hometown Heroes Assistance Program would give firefighters diagnosed with certain conditions a one-time payment of up to $30,000

Wash. propane explosion highlights challenges of homeless camp fires

Posted on Thu, 20 Feb 2020 14:49:45 +0000
Firefighters had difficulty accessing the camp in a wooded area after several small propane tanks exploded

911 caller dies from flu after first responders unable to find him

Posted on Thu, 20 Feb 2020 14:21:34 +0000
Firefighters and police searched the caller's apartment complex for 45 minutes, a few hours before he was found dead by his roommate