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PA Off-Duty Cop Gets Knock on House Fire with Extinguishers
Two Allentown residents were displaced after a kitchen fire damaged their apartment.
Posted on Sun, 23 Jul 2017 13:15:41 GMT

Dominating the Pin-In
Theron Woody offers four steps that can help specialized extrication units better focus on patient care.
Posted on Sat, 01 Jul 2017 11:26:00 GMT

Caught on Video: Firefighter Melee Breaks out at NY Car Fire Scene
A New York car fire turned into a fist fight and lead to the temporary suspension of a 40-year department veteran.
Posted on Sat, 22 Jul 2017 16:12:50 GMT

Body of IL Battalion Chief Comes Home with Firefighter Honors
The Carpentersville Fire Department battalion chief died unexpectedly this week while on vacation. His remains have been returned to the Chicago area with firefighter honors.
Posted on Sat, 22 Jul 2017 14:55:12 GMT

Two Hurt When Propane Tankers Burn at PA Gas Co.
Two people were injured when propane tanker trucks caught fire at the Modern Gas Sales Inc., in Pittston Township.
Posted on Sat, 22 Jul 2017 14:40:33 GMT

CA Fire Depts Refuse to Provide Firefighters to Feds Because of Non-Payment
Three years ago, fire chiefs in Santa Cruz County decided not to provide firefighting for Forest Service wildfires because they didn't receive payment for volunteer firefighters helping to fight wildfires.
Posted on Sat, 22 Jul 2017 14:30:47 GMT

TX Fire Marshals Fired for Allegedly Forging PPE Inspection Forms
Grayson County's Fire Marshal Kevin Walton and Assistant Fire Marshal Kerry Price were both fired for forgery of a government document
Posted on Sat, 22 Jul 2017 14:20:27 GMT

MN Chief Quits Due to Department's 'Culture of Hostility'
Some say Brooklyn Park's fire chief's life has been made a "living hell" as a City Council member who is also an on-call firefighter, has micromanaged the chief's work since 2008.
Posted on Sat, 22 Jul 2017 13:54:49 GMT

Gary Ludwig explains how a new concoction is expected to worsen the opioid epidemic.
Posted on Sat, 01 Jul 2017 12:17:00 GMT

CA Captain Thrown from Pumper at Detwiler Fire
The Selma captain was thrown from the pumper after it hit a tree stump near the Detwiler fire.
Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:38:09 GMT

FLIR Introduces High Performance FLIR M500 Multi-Sensor Maritime Camera
FLIR Systems, Inc. announced the addition of a cooled thermal camera to its award-winning M-Series platform, the FLIR M500 multi-sensor maritime camera.
Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:31:38 GMT

MI Firefighter Dies After Battling Fire
Adrian Township firefighter Allen Howard, 49, died a day after he responded to a field fire.
Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:20:19 GMT

Keiser University Plans Back to School Open House
Keiser University will hold an open house on Wednesday, August 9 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:19:23 GMT

Spartan ER to Display Emergency Vehicles at Fire Show in NC
Spartan Emergency Response will display a sample of its top emergency vehicles to the International Association of Fire Chief annual conference in Charlotte, NC.
Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:14:11 GMT

Ventry Solutions Releases new Lentry Light Demonstration Video
Lentry Lights are gas-powered power and light system with legs and telescoping poles.
Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:29:44 GMT

Navy Vet Rescues Man from NY House Fire
The Navy veteran forced his way into the home and found the man at the top of the stairs.
Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:03:27 GMT

Bayville, NJ, Volunteer Fire Co. Put 5,500-gallon Tractor-Drawn Tanker in Service
Bayville, NJ, Volunteer Fire Company, Ocean County recently put in service a tractor-drawn tanker.
Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:13:46 GMT

Shift in Weather Gives Detwiler Fire Crews Some Help
Cooler weather is helping firefighters protecting Mariposa from the Detwiler Fire that has consumed 99 structures.
Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:56:34 GMT

MA Crews Battle Heat as Fire Displaces 13
Lawrence firefighters battled the three-alarm fire as temperatures rose above 90 degrees.
Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:48:43 GMT

Apparatus Winch Selection Is Driven by Mission
Ed Ballam talked with experts who say fire departments need to consider the mission of the winch to make the correct purchase.
Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:38:31 GMT

'Firefighter City' Keeps Wildland Crews Fed, Rested
Crews returning from 24-hour shifts on the front lines of the Detwiler Fire use the base camp to rest and relax.
Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:07:13 GMT

FL Firefighters Disciplined for Selling Disney Tickets
Two Orange County firefighters sold Disney passes that were given out to responders after the Pulse shooting.
Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:31:02 GMT

Blaze Consumes Building at CA Fairgrounds
Flames engulfed the 16,000-square-foot events center at the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville.
Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:33:38 GMT

Judge Won't Allow Former NM Medic's Conviction to be Removed
Michael Harcharik spent $11K after stealing a deceased man's debit card while on a call.
Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:24:43 GMT

Chief Concerns: Physical Exams: Your Life Depends on It
Marc Bashoor explains the importance of entry and annual physicals for all fire service personnel.
Posted on Sat, 01 Jul 2017 12:00:00 GMT




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