Fla. off-duty firefighter helps contain garage fire

Posted on Sun, 21 Jul 2019 12:15:39 +0000
Firefighter Matthew McCard, 37, immediately called 911 and started banging on the door of the home, then ran to get a garden hose to help keep the fire from spreading

Former Colo. FF-paramedic sentenced to year in jail for trading child porn online

Posted on Sun, 21 Jul 2019 11:00:00 +0000
Robert Stambaugh, 60, pleaded guilty in March to three child pornography counts

Mass. FD mourns death of 21-year veteran firefighter

Posted on Sun, 21 Jul 2019 11:00:00 +0000
The department announced his death in a statement, but did not give a cause

Drone interrupts first responders during crash scene where medical helicopter was called

Posted on Sat, 20 Jul 2019 03:25:25 +0000
During the Flight for Life transport, with one helicopter on the ground and another approaching, first responders noticed a drone flying above them

Judge: SC firefighter fired over Facebook posts has valid discrimination claim

Posted on Sat, 20 Jul 2019 02:37:43 +0000
Former Columbia Fire Department Captain James “Jimmy” Morris was fired over making controversial Facebook posts about a 2016 Black Lives protest

What’s the next “giant leap” for the fire service?

Posted on Sat, 20 Jul 2019 02:32:57 +0000
It’s time to focus on standardization and integration of fire and EMS systems – future milestone advancements for the fire service

DEA agent critically injured in crash with Ga. ambulance

Posted on Sat, 20 Jul 2019 01:10:13 +0000
The agent, who has not been identified, was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in critical condition

11 Boston FFs hospitalized after Level 3 Hazmat response

Posted on Sat, 20 Jul 2019 12:53:37 +0000
Boston EMS said the 11 firefighters and one resident were taken to area hospitals as a precaution

Boy, 9, sets up lemonade stand to raise money for cancer in honor of late father

Posted on Fri, 19 Jul 2019 06:34:06 +0000
With the help of his community, Joey Geist, 9, set up 'Joey's Juices' as a fundraising effort to beat cancer to honor his firefighter father who died earlier this year

Ala. 911 board approves $4.35 per call response fee

Posted on Fri, 19 Jul 2019 05:00:43 +0000
The board voted 4-0 to authorize Chairwoman Virginia Alexander to send out contract notices detailing the increase from $3.98 to $4.35 per call

Firefighters in Fire Trucks Getting Ice Cream – Dave Emanuel

Posted on Fri, 19 Jul 2019 03:45:18 +0000
In Part 1, Emanuel talks fire department accreditation and data collection

Mich. proposed legislation would allow first responders to administer EpiPens

Posted on Fri, 19 Jul 2019 02:57:49 +0000
Senate Bill 418, would allow departments to obtain prescriptions for, purchase and distribute EpiPens to firefighters, police with training on how to administer the drug

Madison, Wis., FD crews battle power station fires

Posted on Fri, 19 Jul 2019 02:42:58 +0000
11,000 people are without power after fires at two power substations in Wisconsin's capital have knocked out the power

Senators: Bill on 9/11 victims fund to be voted on next week

Posted on Fri, 19 Jul 2019 02:28:22 +0000
Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer reached an agreement with Sens. Mike Lee and Rand Paul to bring up the bill with two amendments

LODD: Pa. firefighter found dead in home after returning from call

Posted on Fri, 19 Jul 2019 02:18:08 +0000
Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff after Fire Lt. Neil Cope, 46, was found dead in his home

200th FDNY member dies of 9/11-related illness

Posted on Fri, 19 Jul 2019 02:13:45 +0000
Richard Driscoll, a Vietnam veteran, retired from Engine Co. 91 in East Harlem in 2002 after serving the department for 32 years

33 dead, dozens injured in possible arson at Japanese anime studio

Posted on Thu, 18 Jul 2019 05:59:53 +0000
A 41-year-old man has been taken into custody and told police he had scattered "fluid-like petrol" at the site

Toddler honored for FaceTiming dad during mom's medical emergency

Posted on Thu, 18 Jul 2019 04:46:21 +0000
Nathan Hylek received a FaceTime call from his 20-month old daughter and when he realized his wife was having a medical emergency, he dialed 911

The fire service equivalent of “one giant leap for mankind”

Posted on Thu, 18 Jul 2019 03:27:59 +0000
FireRescue1 community voices opinions on the fire service’s most significant advancement in the past few decades

Boston firefighter dies in the line of duty

Posted on Thu, 18 Jul 2019 02:49:00 +0000
Firefighter LeRoi Rodriguez served with Boston Fire Department’s Ladder 25