Firefighter bitten while rescuing dog near icy lake

Posted on Fri, 15 Nov 2019 21:56:54 +0000
The Michigan firefighter sustained minor injuries when the scared beagle "nipped" him on the neck

2 men indicted for murder, 1 for conspiracy, in Fla. firefighter-paramedic's killing

Posted on Fri, 15 Nov 2019 21:25:39 +0000
Coral Springs Fire Department Firefighter-Paramedic Christopher Randazzo was shot and killed in an apparent robbery in October

Website offers safekeeping of first responder, military memories

Posted on Fri, 15 Nov 2019 16:45:02 +0000
The USFRA-supported website invites fire, EMS, police and military personnel to preserve their legacy with digital content such as photos and audio clips

8 firefighters injured in Staten Island blaze

Posted on Fri, 15 Nov 2019 16:10:37 +0000
Eight FDNY firefighters were injured, two seriously, in a fire Thursday morning

Photo of the Week: Florida apparatus honors veterans

Posted on Fri, 15 Nov 2019 13:30:43 +0000

Fire academy scholarship presented in honor of slain paramedic

Posted on Fri, 15 Nov 2019 13:30:03 +0000
The Anthony Jackson Memorial Scholarship Fund Award, which honors a paramedic who was shot and killed, was presented to Kenneth Brown Jr. by Jackson's mother

Firefighter's life saved after blood infection reveals clogged artery

Posted on Fri, 15 Nov 2019 11:00:00 +0000
Firefighter Mike Riding will undergo life-saving open heart surgery after doctors discovered a potentially-deadly artery clog while treating him for an infection

Report shows staffing, planning shortcomings at Wash. 911 center

Posted on Fri, 15 Nov 2019 10:00:00 +0000
A consultant recommended strategic planning and hiring more staff to reduce mandatory overtime and improve morale

Pa. fire company building damaged in blaze

Posted on Fri, 15 Nov 2019 09:00:00 +0000
The social quarters of the Mohnton Fire Company was significantly damaged by the multi-alarm fire

Studies examine how wristbands and dog tags can track fireground exposures

Posted on Fri, 15 Nov 2019 03:33:52 +0000
New technology tracks toxins and carcinogens to determine fireground exposure areas

2 dead in Calif. school shooting; 4 wounded, including suspect

Posted on Thu, 14 Nov 2019 21:17:46 +0000
Officials say the 16-year-old suspected shooter is in “grave condition” from a self-inflicted gunshot wound

10 hospitalized after carbon monoxide exposure at Texas church

Posted on Thu, 14 Nov 2019 17:33:23 +0000
Seven fire and medic units were dispatched to assist the patients ranging in age from 7 to 58

At least 3 hurt in Calif. high school shooting

Posted on Thu, 14 Nov 2019 17:17:47 +0000
Authorities say a suspect is in custody and is being treated at a local hospital

Ill. firefighter injures ankle in house fire

Posted on Thu, 14 Nov 2019 17:11:59 +0000
The injury occurred when the firefighter fell through a hole in the floor at the home

Fla. crews transport 6 people from fiery multi-vehicle crash that left 1 dead

Posted on Thu, 14 Nov 2019 16:36:55 +0000
A tractor-trailer and several other vehicles were involved in the crash, which shut down part of Interstate 75 near Tampa

CFSI accepting applications for Excellence in Fire Service-Based EMS Award

Posted on Thu, 14 Nov 2019 16:15:40 +0000
The award honors fire departments for implementing innovations in EMS

California’s wildfire, blackout crisis: Who’s to blame?

Posted on Thu, 14 Nov 2019 16:09:13 +0000
Gov. Newsom has accused a major energy company of failing to take actions that could prevent wildfires and limit the misery from intentional blackouts

Worcester firefighter saved from burning home by fallen Fire Lt. Jason Menard remains hospitalized

Posted on Thu, 14 Nov 2019 15:50:00 +0000
Firefighter Chris Pace remains in intensive care after being rescued during a four-alarm fire by Fire Lt. Jason Menard, who later died in the blaze

Minn. fire department appoints its first female chief-level officer

Posted on Thu, 14 Nov 2019 15:18:00 +0000
Longtime Duluth Fire Department Firefighter Marnie Grondahl is now the deputy chief of life safety and administration

Mass. firefighters vote 'no confidence' in longtime fire chief

Posted on Thu, 14 Nov 2019 10:00:00 +0000
The Andover Firefighters Union unanimously voted "no confidence" in Chief Michael Mansfield and published a letter of what they say are examples of poor management