Fired Fla. chief says he wants his job back

Posted on Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:00:28 GMT
Former Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Chief Jeffrey Collins said County Administrator Verdenia Baker forced him out as "a pretext to further a political agenda"

Family of fallen firefighter secures retirement benefits

Posted on Sun, 21 Jan 2018 17:52:32 GMT
Adam Franco did not qualify for the job-related cancer date of five years before he died, so officials worked to secure a retirement benefit for his wife Angela

Video: Mass. firefighters trained in healthy work, life habits

Posted on Sun, 21 Jan 2018 13:30:00 GMT
The training includes everything from physical fitness to motion fitness -- such as how to land when jumping off trucks

Mass. first responders to compete in fitness challenge for charity

Posted on Sun, 21 Jan 2018 13:30:00 GMT
The 2nd Annual Boston Bruins First Responder Challenge will benefit the 100 Club of Massachusetts, an organization that supports families of first responders

Pa. fire officials fire back at social media complaints about sirens

Posted on Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:30:00 GMT
“I heard that, ‘It's an old tradition and you really don't need a fire siren.' Well, we do," Asisstant Chief Joe Flanick said

Ky. fire dept. seeks lower age restriction for firefighter recruits

Posted on Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:30:00 GMT
Officials will hear an ordinance that would reduce the age to 20 for recruits who have earned an associate's degree in fire/rescue science technology

12 firefighters to be laid off at NY station once grant expires

Posted on Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:30:00 GMT
With a third grant a long shot, the Newburgh Fire Department is preparing to lay off 12 firefighters when the current award money runs out at the end of July

Calif. community makes surprise donation to fire station

Posted on Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:30:00 GMT
Residents presented a check for $4,500 raised by the community to thank the Boulder Creek Volunteer Fire Department for responding to the Bear Fire

Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi make generous donation to fire dept.

Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:43:55 GMT
The couple donated more than $14,500 worth of appliances such as coffee makers and a barbecue to the Redlands Fire Dept. to thank them for their service

Firefighters help family move after saving teen crash victim

Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:32:32 GMT
After the firefighters extricated Kali Merickle from the car, they stepped in and finished moving the family into their new home

Calif. county police take control of air rescues from fire dept.

Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:26:13 GMT
In the past two years the two departments have clashed, with police and fire helicopters jockeying in the air to be the first to arrive at rescue calls

Medical examiner defends suicide ruling in firefighter's death

Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:47:44 GMT
Lisa Kohler said Tonya Johnson’s action of stepping into rush hour traffic was more dangerous than Russian roulette

Fire dept. raises $15K for family who lost everything

Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:33:40 GMT
The Hollywood Fire Department helped the Valez family get back on their feet after their apartment was completely destroyed in a fire

Unable to call 911, family drives to FD to report fire

Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:25:46 GMT
Officials said the family lost power and could not use their landline, and had no service on their cellphones

Ohio city switches to public-private ambulance service

Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:45:52 GMT
The city of East Liverpool is making the switch after several incidents where ambulances were unavailable for emergencies

Firefighter escapes injury after falling through floor

Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:38:59 GMT
The Lansing Fire Department firefighter was helping battle an apartment fire when the second-story floor collapsed

White FDNY lieutenant in iconic 9/11 photo files discrimination claim

Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:08:13 GMT
Lt. Daniel McWilliams filed the equal employment opportunity complaint after he appeared as part of a ceremonial unit at a memorial service

Man convicted in fire that killed 9 wants case tossed

Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:12:16 GMT
Antun Lewis has contended repeatedly that he didn't set the fire and expressed condolences to the families

Fla. firefighter fired over accusations of ties to motorcycle gang

Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:30:00 GMT
Clinton Walker says he was unfairly targeted by an investigation that he says was one-sided

Survey: How does your fire department utilize drones?

Posted on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:15:47 GMT
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