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Woodstock, VA, FD Purchases 105-foot Aerial with Grant Funds
The Woodstock, VA, Fire Department used funds awarded in a 2015 Assistance to Firefighter Grant Program to purchase a 2017 Smeal 105-foot aerial.
Posted on Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:32:01 GMT

PA Firefighters Injured Battling Garage Fire
Over 100 firefighters responded to a fire at a Unity Township maintenance garage Sunday morning.
Posted on Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:34:58 GMT

In Quarters: City of South Charleston, WV Fire Station No. 1
South Charleston need to replace a fire station built in 1960 and requested a high-tech design motif to keep in line with chemical manufacturing facilities located within the area.
Posted on Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:30:26 GMT

Firehouse Expo Returns to Music City
The stage is set for exceptional education and training in Nashville.
Posted on Fri, 01 Sep 2017 12:11:00 GMT

Documents Allege Sex, Coverup at Las Vegas Station
Las Vegas officials are investigating whether a firefighter violated rules by having sex at a station.
Posted on Sun, 24 Sep 2017 20:35:10 GMT

NC Fire Chief Hangs up Helmet after 50 Years
Wilson Fire/Rescue's longtime Chief Don Oliver is ending a career that began in 1967 in Wichita, KS.
Posted on Sun, 24 Sep 2017 20:00:33 GMT

PA Fire and Police OT Plummets under New Deals
Scranton's fire and police overtime pay plunged 31 percent in 2016 under renegotiated labor deals.
Posted on Sun, 24 Sep 2017 15:24:58 GMT

NY Firefighters Contract Dispute Remains Stalled
Contract talks between Watertown and its firefighters have been hung up on a minimum staffing dispute.
Posted on Sun, 24 Sep 2017 15:07:09 GMT

CA Rescuers Head to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Aid
Fifty-four rescuers from Riverside and Los Angeles counties departed for Puerto Rico on Saturday.
Posted on Sun, 24 Sep 2017 14:28:30 GMT

ID Chief Remains on Paid Leave as Probe Continues
Twin Falls Fire Chief Tim Soule is under investigation, but the city says it's not a criminal matter.
Posted on Sun, 24 Sep 2017 14:14:03 GMT

Leaders: Step Forward
Darryl Jones, fire chief in Pittsburgh, PA, explains why it takes guts to be a leader who is willing to challenge the status quo.
Posted on Fri, 01 Sep 2017 12:17:00 GMT

CT Dept. Addressing Inspection Backlog
The Norwalk Fire Department is trying to put a dent in its backlog of building inspections.
Posted on Sun, 24 Sep 2017 00:31:07 GMT

Firefighters among Injured in MN Apartment Fire
Eight people, including three firefighters, were injured Saturday in a St. Paul apartment fire.
Posted on Sat, 23 Sep 2017 18:45:24 GMT

Tour the FASNY Museum of Firefighting
The FASNY Museum of Firefighting in Hudson holds one of the country's premier fire service collections.
Posted on Sat, 23 Sep 2017 15:22:30 GMT

GA Fire Kills Elderly Mother and Daughter
An early morning fire in Lee County killed a 91-year-old woman and her 71-year-old daughter.
Posted on Sat, 23 Sep 2017 14:42:34 GMT

At Least 19 Firefighter Vehicles Burglarized Since Irma
Firefighters in Miami-Dade and Miami Beach were stunned by the burglaries after Hurricane Irma.
Posted on Sat, 23 Sep 2017 14:35:08 GMT

PA Woman Tried to Burn Home to Improve View
A Beaverdale woman tried to set fire to a home three times because she was "sick of looking at it."
Posted on Sat, 23 Sep 2017 14:14:46 GMT

GA City Recognizes FFs Who Saved Child
Four Valdosta firefighters were recognized for locating and pulling a boy from a burning home in April.
Posted on Sat, 23 Sep 2017 14:04:17 GMT

Secondary Search Techniques
Paul Mastronardi covers key factors for conducting a thorough secondary search.
Posted on Fri, 01 Sep 2017 12:17:00 GMT

Late MO Chief Takes Final Ride on "Ol' Red"
Carl Junction Fire Chief Bill Dunn's dying wish was one last ride on a 1956 American LaFrance engine.
Posted on Sat, 23 Sep 2017 00:00:45 GMT

UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute Launches Safety Campaign

Posted on Fri, 22 Sep 2017 21:25:58 GMT

San Francisco FFs Rescue Three from Seventh Floor Fire
Firefighters extended a ladder to reach the victims, two of whom were hospitalized with injuries.
Posted on Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:14:24 GMT

Remembering Two Firefighters Killed in MT This Year
This touching news report honors fallen wildland firefighters Trenton Johnson and Brent Witham.
Posted on Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:33:00 GMT

VA Firefighters Mourning Loss of Honorary Member
Hampton Roads firefighters are mourning the loss of an honorary firefighter who died this week.
Posted on Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:26:35 GMT

CA Firefighters Prepare to Help after Hurricanes
Sacramento-area search and rescue specialists were awaiting hurricane deployment orders Thursday.
Posted on Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:19:03 GMT




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