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TX Fire Dept. Car Stolen During Fire
A house fire early took a different turn when a man at the scene got away with a vehicle belonging to the Fort Worth Fire Department.
Posted on Fri, 24 Nov 2017 13:29:52 GMT

Specialized High-Rise Firefighting Units
Dennis Merrigan addresses the One Meridian Plaza fire tragedy, arguing that cities with high rises need to be better prepared to manage these complex incidents.
Posted on Wed, 01 Nov 2017 12:28:00 GMT

Little GA Girl Brings Thanksgiving Meal to Firefighters
Gabby Montgomery delivered a Thanksgiving meal to firefighters in Stone Mountain on Wednesday afternoon.
Posted on Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:11:06 GMT

Arson Probe at CA Clinic That Faces Frequent Protests
Investigators are looking into whether a fire was intentionally set at a Temecula clinic that performs abortions.
Posted on Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:10:15 GMT

Fallen OH Firefighter's Widow Asks for Maximum Sentence
Patrick Wolterman's tearful widow asked for the maximum sentence for two men who set a fire that killed her husband.
Posted on Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:01:46 GMT

Paralyzed CA Firefighter Out to Prove Doctors Wrong
Former Cal Fire firefighter Damien Pereira's legs were paralyzed when a tree fell on him in July 2015.
Posted on Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:32:51 GMT

MN Firefighter's Gravestone Finally Reflects Sacrifice
A new headstone reflects the sacrifice of a St. Paul firefighter who died in the line of duty in 1945.
Posted on Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:06:10 GMT

No Cause Yet in IL Blaze That Decimated Family
It could take 6 to 8 weeks to determine the cause of a Lost Nation fire that killed six family members.
Posted on Thu, 23 Nov 2017 14:41:11 GMT

Suspected Arson Destroys Clubhouse at Old CA Golf Course
Investigators found clues that lead them to believe a destructive fire at the old Escondido Country Club was intentionally set.
Posted on Thu, 23 Nov 2017 14:25:34 GMT

FL Girl Spends Piggy Bank Money on First Responders
Five-year-old Hannah Rodgers used her savings on coffee and doughnuts for first responders.
Posted on Thu, 23 Nov 2017 14:21:04 GMT

CO Weighing Coverage and Costs of FirstNet
Facing an opt-out deadline, some states are looking for alternatives to the nationwide first responder network.
Posted on Thu, 23 Nov 2017 14:14:27 GMT

'Backdraft' Writer, FFs Remember Inspiring Investigator
The writer of the film 'Backdraft' was among those to share memories of investigator Don Rimgale.
Posted on Thu, 23 Nov 2017 14:06:48 GMT

Life Sentences in OH Firefighter's Death
Hamilton firefighter Patrick Wolterman died in a fire planned by Lester Parker and William Tucker for insurance money.
Posted on Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:55:19 GMT

Higher Education: Understanding the Value of Training & Education
Anthony Mangeri shares how to blend training and education to earn a degree.
Posted on Wed, 01 Nov 2017 11:14:00 GMT

Boston Firefighters Rescue Two from Deadly Blaze
Boston fire officials say the three-alarm fire that left two dead was caused by discarded smoking materials.
Posted on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 21:30:25 GMT

New England Fire Equipment & Apparatus Named Dealer for Rosenbauer America
Rosenbauer America announced that New England Fire Equipment and Apparatus will be their authorized sales and service dealer for the New England states.
Posted on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:05:52 GMT

AL Fire College Raising Awareness on FF Cancer Risks
The Alabama Fire College highlights trends of cancer in the fire service and how to combat the disease.
Posted on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:33:14 GMT

Ex-TX Firefighter's Conduct Questioned Years Before Spying
The former Austin fire lieutenant charged with secretly recording a female firefighter received earlier complaints.
Posted on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:22:48 GMT

CA Dept. Reviewing Incident in Which Body Went Unnoticed
The Bakersfield Fire Department is reviewing their actions while battling a deadly fire last week.
Posted on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:15:22 GMT

Trump Signs EMS Emergency Meds Bill into Law
President Donald Trump has signed a bill allowing EMS providers to dispense controlled substances.
Posted on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:38:39 GMT

PA Firefighters Issue Warning after Carbon Monoxide Death
Hazelton firefighters are reminding residents on carbon monoxide safety after a man's death Sunday.
Posted on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:17:02 GMT

SC Teen with Firefighter Dreams Badly Hurt in Crash
Starr teenager Joseph Blanton suffered spinal injuries in a wreck while driving to EMT training.
Posted on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:57:22 GMT

Fire Officials Warn of Thanksgiving Cooking Blazes
The NFPA says four times as many home cooking fires happen on Thanksgiving than on a typical day.
Posted on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:46:27 GMT

Lebanon, IN, Fire Dept. Puts 100-foot Quint in Service
Lebanon, IN, Fire Department has taken delivery of an E-ONE Metro 100-foot quint.
Posted on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:40:38 GMT

New Charges for Woman Accused in MO Firefighter Deaths
The woman accused of an arson that killed two Kansas City firefighters in October 2015 is facing new charges.
Posted on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:25:58 GMT




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