RI House approves disability bill for firefighters, police

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:52:03 GMT
The new legislation will consider an on-the-job-injury with an “illness sustained while in the performance of duty”

Utah officials blame lack of logging for major wildfire

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:25:19 GMT
A U.S. Forest Service researcher said logging probably would not have made a big difference in the high-altitude fire

Firefighters rescue woman, 77, pinned under her SUV for 18 hours

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:23:16 GMT
One of the woman's legs was fully pinned and the other was partially pinned under the vehicle

Officials: Fire at Mich. mulch facility could burn a week

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:16:45 GMT
A firefighter was treated and released for smoke inhalation; the cause of the fire is under investigation

Retired Conn. fire chief dies

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:30:00 GMT
Chief James Belot was inducted into the Connecticut State Firefighter Association Hall of Fame in 2013

34 injured after NYC subway train derails

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:42:24 GMT
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said the emergency braking system on the train triggered, but it was unclear why

Firefighter diagnosed with leukemia calls for more bone marrow donors

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:48:34 GMT
Lt. Josh Snyder has teamed up with a fire station to host a donor drive

Mass. firefighters to wear ballistic vests, helmets

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:12:18 GMT
The department now has enough vests and helmets for a full shift of seven firefighters and paramedics

ACLU asks to join fired firefighter’s suit against town

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:04:46 GMT
The town argues Alexander Morin was terminated for violating the town’s social media policy

Britain's Prime Minister demands major investigation after deadly fire

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:25:17 GMT
The national testing was ordered after flammable cladding was blamed for the rapid spread of Grenfell Tower inferno

Evacuation orders sent to wrong Calif. cities during wildfire

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:15:15 GMT
Cellphones were receiving emergency evacuation alerts for the wrong city

How company officers can keep firefighters safe at the big one

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:47:02 GMT
A large-scale event will push everyone, company officers included, outside their comfort zone, but firefighter safety must remain a top priority

Firefighting PPE evolutions stemming from NFPA

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:46:19 GMT
Exploring changes in product offerings, recommendations and use criteria for fire hoods

Drones ground Ariz. wildfire efforts

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:22:29 GMT
Firefighters were unable to recover the drone or identify the operator

Utah wildfire grows as 2 powerful Calif. blazes spread

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:16:27 GMT
Firefighters battled high winds as they fought a fire that has grown to 72 square miles and burned 13 homes

Detroit house fire kills 3-year-old twins, grandmother

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:12:39 GMT
A 4-year-old girl was taken to a hospital in critical condition with second- and third-degree burns

Charity organization holds event to raise money for responders

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:00:00 GMT
The Tunnels to Towers organization will use the money to build smart homes for injured service members

Firefighters rescue 10 ducklings from storm drain

Posted on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:27:20 GMT
The mother of the ducklings waited nearby for each one to be pulled out

Firefighter arrested for attacking man who wouldn't give him a cigarette

Posted on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:14:35 GMT
The victim, who suffered injuries to his face, said firefighter Dustin Hunt attacked him at a bar

10 years later: Calif. responders remember Angora Fire

Posted on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:52:30 GMT
An illegal campfire erupted in Lake Tahoe, burning 3,100 acres in 2007