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EMS: Truth in Advertising
Gary Ludwig explains why it seems fire departments pump more oxygen than water.
Posted on Wed, 01 Nov 2017 12:02:00 GMT

Chief Concerns: When Is It Time to Just Shut Up?

Posted on Wed, 01 Nov 2017 12:33:00 GMT

CA Apartment Fire Leaves Three Dead
Neighbors heard the family of four yelling for help as smoke filled their San Jose apartment.
Posted on Sat, 18 Nov 2017 20:50:35 GMT

Man Arrested for Setting Fire at MN Adult Bookstore
St. Cloud police say the man poured gasoline inside the adult shop and then set it on fire.
Posted on Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:03:01 GMT

MT Couple Saved by Sounding Smoke Alarms
Polson's assistant fire chief said the sounding smoke alarm alerted a couple to the fire and they were able to escape.
Posted on Sat, 18 Nov 2017 14:54:11 GMT

Investigators Recreate Deadly Fire at WA Homeless Camp
Wenatchee officials say the man was seriously burned when the structure made with furniture, mattresses and pallets burned.
Posted on Sat, 18 Nov 2017 14:51:39 GMT

CA Officials Say Mutual Aid Requests for Wildfires Were Not Filled
Less than half of the 305 engine companies requested for the Tubbs and Atlas fires responded while no aid was received in Mendocino County.
Posted on Sat, 18 Nov 2017 14:45:09 GMT

PA Fire Company Reopens after Months-Long Reorganization
Good Will Hose Co. officers wanted to regroup after internal struggles and training concerns came to light earlier this year.
Posted on Sat, 18 Nov 2017 14:18:33 GMT

Ron Moore and the rescue team shall establish winch skills and competencies that can be used when responding to incidents with a vehicle that has a rescue winch.
Posted on Wed, 01 Nov 2017 09:00:00 GMT

Chaplain Blesses New MA Rescue, Crews Who Use It
Worcester's chaplain christened the new $600,000 heavy rescue that replaced a 17-year-old apparatus.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:38:27 GMT

Neighbors Jumped into Action at PA Senior Center Blaze
Neighbors rushed in to the burning West Chester building to help rescue elderly residents.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:24:33 GMT

More Departments Pushing New Face Mask Guidelines
More fire departments are joining the push on new face mask guidelines meant to prevent cancer.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:02:12 GMT

Off-Duty NJ Firefighter Killed In Head-On Collision
Jersey City firefighter Matthew Nierstedt, a decorated Navy veteran, was killed in a collision Thursday.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:52:55 GMT

Interest in 'Baby Boxes' after Infant Rescue
Indiana firefighter Monica Kelsey, who was abandoned as an infant, is the founder of Safe Haven Baby Boxes.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:15:12 GMT

Newbern, NC, No. 9 Township Fire & Rescue Gets Pumper/Tanker
Number 9 Township Fire & Rescue in Newbern, NC, has taken delivery of a Midwest Fire side control tanker-pumper built on a Freightliner M2 106 chassis.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:59:25 GMT

SC Firefighter Carried Home after Cancer Surgery
Veteran firefighter Kim Strickland got a surprise ride in a pink apparatus after breast cancer surgery.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:53:13 GMT

ME Official Squashes Rumors about Chief
The chairman of Lebanon's Board of Selectmen says rumors of the fire chief's termination are inaccurate.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:19:21 GMT

KS City Appoints First Female Fire Chief
With the appointment of Tammy Snow, Wichita has gone from its first black chief to its first woman.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:09:35 GMT

Watch LA Firefighters Respond to Fiery Semi Wreck
Shreveport firefighters responded after a semi-truck carrying tires collided with a pickup Wednesday.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:48:56 GMT

Confederate Flag Ultimatum for NC Dept.
Montgomery County has threatened to limit funding for a volunteer fire department flying a Confederate flag.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:27:28 GMT

20 Injured as Blaze Engulfs PA Senior Facility
Officials say dozens were rescued as fire quickly spread through a West Chester senior living complex.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:35:16 GMT

Close Calls: Leaking Substance Affects Firefighters
Billy Goldfeder shares the story of Spokane firefighters who felt lightheaded and sick during alarm system response call.
Posted on Wed, 01 Nov 2017 12:20:00 GMT

When it Comes to Apparatus Suspension, There's a Lot Riding on It
Experts explain the different kinds of chassis suspensions available for fire and rescue vehicles.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:29:00 GMT

Ex-TX Firefighter Used Spycam on Female FF
A former Austin fire lieutenant is accused of spying on a female firefighter while she was showering.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:31:37 GMT

LAFD Firefighter's Death Officially Deemed LODD
Los Angeles fire Capt. David T. Moorman fell ill and died in February after working a long shift.
Posted on Thu, 16 Nov 2017 23:11:03 GMT



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