Police: Gunman killed 5 at Milwaukee brewery complex

Posted on Thu, 27 Feb 2020 03:04:39 +0000
A gunman opened fire Wednesday at Milwaukee’s Molson Coors brewery complex, killing five people before taking his own life

Chicago fire official orders no discussion of ambulance availability over radio amid scrutiny

Posted on Wed, 26 Feb 2020 20:44:58 +0000
A paramedic and whistleblower called the commissioner’s order a “cover-up” amidst ongoing response time problems

NJ fire truck hits, seriously injures pedestrian

Posted on Wed, 26 Feb 2020 18:36:21 +0000
The woman was crossing the street when she was struck by a fire truck that was not responding to an emergency

Atlanta firefighter training facility closed due to mold concerns

Posted on Wed, 26 Feb 2020 18:22:03 +0000
The city’s fire union said the facility has had a mold problem for years, causing serious health side effects for trainees

Denver’s fire chief resigns amid controversy over firefighter parties

Posted on Wed, 26 Feb 2020 18:13:03 +0000
The most recent controversy involved jokes about sex toys at a union-sponsored ball last weekend

Industrial light donated to FD to improve scene safety in memory of fallen Pa. paramedic

Posted on Wed, 26 Feb 2020 15:30:26 +0000
A business donated the portable street light to help illuminate emergency scenes, making first responders more visible to motorists

Fla. firefighter injured in fire at historic train station

Posted on Wed, 26 Feb 2020 14:28:15 +0000
Four teenagers were arrested and charged with arson in connection to the blaze

USFA and NFA educational and training opportunities

Posted on Wed, 26 Feb 2020 14:15:06 +0000
In this episode, host Marc Bashoor speaks with Dr. Denis Onieal, former deputy U.S. fire administrator, about mentoring and the mission of the USFA and NFA

Hundreds attend funeral of fire captain killed in library fire

Posted on Wed, 26 Feb 2020 13:25:50 +0000
Porterville Fire Capt. Ramon "Ray" Figueroa is remembered as a dedicated professional, a great leader and an adoring father

CFSI and Masimo to honor 2 fire departments with EMS award

Posted on Tue, 25 Feb 2020 22:37:17 +0000
The year's awardees will be recognized for their mobile blood transfusion and mobile integrated healthcare programs

Balancing technical prowess with soft skills for effective fire service leadership

Posted on Tue, 25 Feb 2020 20:55:07 +0000
Understanding the myth of the “technical titan” and why the fire service reveres technical skills over leadership qualities

Professionalism is about performance, not a paycheck

Posted on Tue, 25 Feb 2020 20:17:07 +0000
Fire service leaders, paid and volunteer, must focus on problem-solving and decision-making in service to the community

2 Houston FFs injured during apartment fire; 1 pinned between engine and FD SUV

Posted on Tue, 25 Feb 2020 19:17:15 +0000
One of the firefighters suffered smoke inhalation and the other had his legs pinned when the engine began to move toward a district chief’s vehicle

Volunteer FD still paying medical bills 2 years after EMTs’ rabies treatment

Posted on Tue, 25 Feb 2020 18:46:20 +0000
The Wisconsin EMTs received rabies vaccines in 2018 after treating a woman who was foaming at the mouth and later died

Former EMS captain files new suit against Del. FD alleging sexual harassment

Posted on Tue, 25 Feb 2020 18:14:37 +0000
The former captain says a fire chief inappropriately touched her and that the department mistreated her after she filed a complaint

Video: 3 FF-medics, 1 cop injured in rig, police car crash

Posted on Tue, 25 Feb 2020 17:19:25 +0000
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a crash earlier this month that sent four first responders to the hospital

Orlando FD reveals plan to boost diversity, internal investigations in wake of controversies

Posted on Tue, 25 Feb 2020 16:31:38 +0000
The plan focuses on recruitment of women and minorities and includes changes to the agency's professional standards

Proposal for Ga. first responder treatment center faces heavy opposition from residents

Posted on Tue, 25 Feb 2020 15:26:07 +0000
The proposal for the treatment center is under consideration at Tuesday's city commission meeting after previous proposals were denied twice

‘I never took the time to process the calls’

Posted on Tue, 25 Feb 2020 14:48:48 +0000
Using meditation to manage the memories of difficult calls and find happiness at home

Kan. volunteer FF arrested on arson charges

Posted on Tue, 25 Feb 2020 14:37:39 +0000
The 22-year-old firefighter allegedly started two grass fires