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TX Chief Discusses Probe into FF's Death
San Antonio's fire chief says investigators are piecing together the events leading to firefighter Scott Deem's death.
Posted on Wed, 24 May 2017 14:57:51 GMT



One Dead, FF Injured in KY House Fire
One person was killed and a firefighter was injured during an early morning house fire in Covington.
Posted on Wed, 24 May 2017 14:50:15 GMT



Engine 3 Arrives in West Thurston County, WA
The West Thurston, WA, Regional Fire Authority took delivery of a new fire engine that has been assigned to the Rochester firehouse on Albany Street SW.
Posted on Wed, 24 May 2017 13:51:29 GMT



Vertical Ventilation of Strip Mall Fires
Gibby Gorman reviews preplans, building construction, crew assignments and roof operations for vertical ventilation operations in strip mall fires.
Posted on Mon, 01 May 2017 11:46:00 GMT



MA Town OKs First FF Staff Increase in 50 Years
Whitman voters approved a tax measure to provide for three additional firefighter/paramedics.
Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 21:18:23 GMT



The Coolest Fire & EMS Stations in North America
Ted Galante highlighted 10 fire stations that focused on site use, sustainability and inventive designs to create highly functional facilities.
Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 20:09:11 GMT



Decontamination Pathways in Fire Stations
Paul Erickson is working to update the fire station hot zone concept by adding decontamination pathways for the removal of toxins.
Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 20:09:08 GMT



Former NY Firefighter Sues Dept. over Treatment
Ronald Cronin claims his volunteer firefighting career crumbled after he made several complaints.
Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 16:24:34 GMT



VIKING High-Tech Firefighter Hoods Narrow the Safety Gap

Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 15:39:22 GMT



NJ Firefighters Rescue 14 Trapped In Casino Elevator
Atlantic City firefighters hauled each person 100 feet up the elevator shaft at the Tropicana Resort.
Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 15:04:35 GMT



CA Reporter Gets Close Look at FFs on Fire Line
A reporter got an exclusive look as firefighters protect Southern California homes from fire.
Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 14:59:43 GMT



Fame Fire Co. 3 in West Chester, PA, Gets Heavy Rescue
Firefighters with the Fame Fire Co. No 3, in West Chester, PA, has purchased a Custom Fire Apparatus heavy rescue.
Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 14:41:33 GMT



Hundreds March in Vigil for Fallen TX Firefighter
Hundreds gathered Monday night for a vigil to honor fallen San Antonio firefighter Scott Deem.
Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 14:45:04 GMT



FL Firefighter Facing New Battle after Car Wreck
Ft. Lauderdale firefighter Vince Castelly was seriously injured in a car wreck last Wednesday.
Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 14:23:20 GMT



MN Firefighters See No Need for EMS Changes
Mankato firefighters asked the city not to scale back on firefighter response to medical emergency calls.
Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 13:53:33 GMT



CA Department Explores Mayday Event in Video
A new After Actions Video explores the many factors that led to Berkeley Fire's close call last fall.
Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 13:40:56 GMT



FFs Rescue 14 Stuck in Atlantic City Casino Elevator
Firefighters hoisted each person 100 feet up the elevator shaft at the Tropicana Casino & Resort.
Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 13:26:13 GMT



Nominate Recent Projects for 2017 Station Design Awards
Departments and architects are encouraged to submit their latest fire station designs for the awards program.
Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 12:52:01 GMT



Building a Solar Community at a Michigan Fire Station
Dave Strenski shares the story of how a fire station in Ypsilanti, MI, was able to obtain a solar roof.
Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 11:00:00 GMT



Rope Access into Technical Rescue
Tom Pendley explains what the fire service can learn from the rope access community.
Posted on Mon, 01 May 2017 12:14:00 GMT



22 Dead, Nearly 60 Injured in UK Bombing
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the deadly suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert.
Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 02:43:26 GMT



FFs May Boycott Detroit Grand Prix after 2015 Wreck
Firefighters may boycott volunteering at the race after a first responder was seriously hurt in 2015.
Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 00:20:00 GMT



GA Firefighter Dies Hours after Shift
Battalion Chief John Chester was a 26-year veteran of the Whitfield County Fire Department.
Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 20:34:46 GMT



Four NY Firefighters Hurt When Apparatus Overturns
Four Bay Ridge volunteer firefighters were injured when their apparatus overturned returning from a call.
Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 20:30:00 GMT



FFs among 15 Injured in NYC Apartment Fire
Firefighters were among the injured during an early morning apartment fire on Staten Island.
Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 15:28:22 GMT



 

 
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