New partnership aims to protect Calif. wildlife, reduce fire risk

Posted on Sun, 20 Aug 2017 16:39:36 GMT
The partnership's goal is to conserve wildlife while coordinating wildfire risk reduction measures on federal, state and SPI lands

Family helps disabled firefighter run marathon

Posted on Sun, 20 Aug 2017 16:24:18 GMT
There are two people in front and back to direct traffic and someone to hold onto Ray McNamara's arm to guide him since he can't see

High school football team honors firefighters, police during practice

Posted on Sun, 20 Aug 2017 16:16:28 GMT
“I think it’s important for our players to see our first responders as people, not just somebody in uniform," Coach Todd Moebes said

Ore. wildfire causes evacuations in prime eclipse zone

Posted on Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:06:20 GMT
The evacuation threatened to create more tie-ups on rural and narrow roads already expected to be burdened with up to 200,000 visitors coming to the area

Montana wildfire grows, destroys 2 homes

Posted on Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:00:00 GMT
The homes were among 750 residences evacuated after the fire, started by lightning in July

5 warrants issued for structure collapse in 2016 Warrior Dash

Posted on Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:00:00 GMT
The deputy state fire marshal said construction was to blame when a climbing obstacle collapsed under more than 20 people during a race

Police investigating home explosion in Nebraska

Posted on Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:00:00 GMT
The natural gas explosion critically injured two people and leveled a house

Researchers: OxiClean effectively cleans fentanyl spills

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 22:04:44 GMT
Sodium percarbonate is an ingredient in the product, which has been shown to break down fentanyl

Wis. officials: Fire sprinkler rule unenforceable

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:41:01 GMT
Fire officials wanted new apartment buildings with three to 20 units to have fire sprinklers installed

35 students hospitalized after bees swarm high school

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:36:29 GMT
One student was stung about 13 times; a beekeeper was called to diffuse the situation

Vacationing firefighter, nurse revive heart attack victim

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:06:21 GMT
Firefighter Randy Manigualt and a nurse revived a man at a welcome center after he collapsed

Ga. fire department earns top ISO rating

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:45:52 GMT
“Augusta becomes one of only 18 communities across Georgia to achieve this top rating,” Fire Chief Chris James said

Off-duty Calif. firefighter fatally shot, another injured

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:26:30 GMT
The firefighters were with a group of colleagues at a local festival when several men confronted them

Probationary firefighters save suicidal man on way to academy training

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:58:25 GMT
Richard Vergara and Raunedys Pena rescued a man by getting him off the bridge and comforting him

FDNY firefighters to build school for orphans in Haiti

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:47:55 GMT
Firefighter Weaver Debe and 15 of his colleagues are joining the nonprofit group HEART 9/11 to build a school for 600 children

Kids, ages 10 to 13, honored for saving woman from fire

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:24:15 GMT
One of the kids was playing at a playground when she saw smoke coming from a house

Search area expands for Army helicopter missing off Hawaii

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:14:55 GMT
The Army, Marine Corps and Navy joined the search along with Honolulu firefighters and lifeguards

Wildfire leads to more evacuations in Mont.

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:05:54 GMT
Deputies were going door-to-door and asking people to leave; the Lolo Peak Fire has burned 23.5 square miles

Fire chief placed on leave amid racial insensitivity probe

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:02:51 GMT
The investigation was prompted by Thomas Ronalter's refusal to hang a photograph of the department's first black chief

Attacker drives van into Barcelona crowd; 13 dead, 50 hurt

Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:44:59 GMT
The attack left dozens of people sprawled out on the ground in the city in northeastern Spain, some spattered with blood and others coping with broken limbs