Officials: Hurricanes a Catch-22 for wildfires

Posted on Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:00:00 GMT
Major storms such can be a good thing for forests, but the dry debris left behind is a wildfire hazard, according to Florida Forest Service officials.

Fire chief honored for 20 years of EMT certification

Posted on Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:00:00 GMT
The National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians recognized Chief Jerry Hickman for keeping up with his certification for the past two decades

Beloved Mass. fire lieutenant retires after 30 years

Posted on Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:00:00 GMT
"John Cosmo is the cream of the crop and a true gentleman in every respect," said former Hyannis Fire Department Chief Harold Brunelle,

Fallen firefighter's widow looks back on past year

Posted on Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:00:00 GMT
Jennifer Osler's husband Ryan, an 18-year veteran firefighter, was on his way to a fire when his truck rolled over

Woman airlifted to hospital after being hit by fire dept. vehicle

Posted on Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:35:43 GMT
Police said the F-350 fire department vehicle was turning left when it hit Melinda Heald

Thieves break into 16 firefighters' vehicles, steal guns

Posted on Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:34:00 GMT
Miami Beach Fire Rescue Station 4 and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Station 7 were targeted

Firefighter charged with sharing child porn on social media

Posted on Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:25:02 GMT
Police became aware of Daniel Czupryn’s actions after the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force tipped them off

FDNY refuses LODD status to firefighter who died in 1935

Posted on Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:58:37 GMT
The family of Thomas O’Brien may sue the department after they disagreed that he suffered a fatal head injury while on duty

Geologists warn of landslides in wildfire-scarred Gorge

Posted on Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:15:30 GMT
A new report focuses on areas of the Gorge that are highly susceptible to landslides, which also happen to overlap with some of the areas hit by this year's wildfires

Officials: Cause of massive fire at old mill undetermined

Posted on Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:09:43 GMT
A lead investigator said he's highly certain the fire was caused by a broken light bulb as originally reported by authorities

NYC sending responders to help with Hurricane Maria efforts

Posted on Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:02:35 GMT
Nine New York City police officers and firefighters stayed in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Irma

RI firefighter testifies that he was fired because of brother's comments

Posted on Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:30:00 GMT
James Perry sued town Manager Gayle Corrigan, claiming he was fired because of a clash with his brother, the firefighters union president

NY firefighter apologizes for insensitive comments about mosque

Posted on Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:00:00 GMT
Gerald O'Mara stepped down from chairman of the fire district after his Facebook comments suggested Muslims be thrown off a roof

A stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria

Posted on Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:00:00 GMT
The sound of chain saws and bulldozers filled the post-storm silence that had spread across San Juan as firefighters removed trees and lifted toppled light posts

Fire-based EMS trauma care: ABCs vs MARCH

Posted on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:42:40 GMT
This advanced life support framework can help improve your trauma care

RI city has been without permanent fire chief for over 2 years

Posted on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:38:38 GMT
Despite more than two dozen applications for Providence fire chief, no one has been hired

Union head: Honululu fire chiefs botched fatal high rise blaze

Posted on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:15:16 GMT
Hawaii Fire Fighters Association president Bobby Lee said Assistant Chief Ronald Rico should have been on the scene but chose not to go

Texas opts-in to FirstNet to improve public safety communication

Posted on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:43:59 GMT
Governor Greg Abbott announced his decision to partner with FirstNet and AT&T to provide Texas with modernized communication devices

4 firefighters hurt, 1 civilian dead after Ky. fire truck crash

Posted on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:38:59 GMT
Police said the fire truck was en route to a call with lights and sirens when it collided with a car

Newborn meets firefighter-paramedics who delivered him

Posted on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:12:20 GMT
Crews delivered baby Timothy with an umbilical cord wrapped around his neck