Dozens rescued from rising waters in Calif. neighborhood

Posted on Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:36:12 GMT
Firefighters were going door-to-door to alert residents because the city does not have sirens or another emergency warning system

Fla. firefighter pushes wheelchair-bound dad during marathon

Posted on Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:07:52 GMT
William Torres told his father that if he wanted a medal, he would have to earn it

Firefighter receives gift of life, inspires colleague to 'pay it forward'

Posted on Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:03:41 GMT
Battalion Chief Kevin Wise received a bone marrow transplant after battling leukemia last year

Colleagues mourn death of SC firefighter killed in crash

Posted on Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:57:24 GMT
Phillip "Eddie" Turner, 59, was on his way to the fire station when the crash occurred

Survivors mark anniversary of nightclub fire that killed 100

Posted on Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:39:20 GMT
The site is being turned into a permanent memorial to those who died and to rescuers and others who helped respond to the fire on Feb. 20, 2003

4 US tourists, pilot killed in Australian plane crash

Posted on Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:33:46 GMT
Police and paramedics rushed to the crash site, where firefighters doused the flames

Watch: Iowa firefighter brought to tears by baby surprise

Posted on Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:32:12 GMT
Firefighter Jonathan Taylor’s emotional reaction was recorded after opening baby-themed presents

2 NJ firefighters injured after falling through floor

Posted on Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:49:31 GMT
The firefighters suffered burns to their legs and hands

Fire truck, patrol car struck by 2 separate DUI drivers

Posted on Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:30:38 GMT
After a patrol car was struck, another driver crashed head-on into a fire truck

Ga. firefighter dies after off-duty crash

Posted on Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:08:20 GMT
Athens-Clarke County firefighter Matt Hughes was working an off-duty job when the crash occurred

When firefighting crossed paths with presidents, veeps

Posted on Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:42:17 GMT
While not always obvious, our commander-in-chiefs and firefighting have intersected throughout history

Book excerpt: 3 ways to prep for the firefighter interview

Posted on Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:56:30 GMT
Repeat these three exercises as much as you need and as often as you can leading up to the interview

Solar panels present firefighters with new challenges

Posted on Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:26:16 GMT
A department is creating a curriculum on handling solar panels in a fire, including how to cut through the roof and how to disconnect the system

3 Pa. firefighters shocked during house blaze

Posted on Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:13:30 GMT
There were no hydrants in the area, so water had to be trucked to the site

Chicago firefighter injured in house fire

Posted on Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:52:04 GMT
The fire was contained to the home, and it was struck out within 30 minutes

Woman dies after fire at home with extreme hoarding conditions

Posted on Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:45:47 GMT
Firefighters said they had a difficult time moving through the house because the rooms, hallways and stairs were cluttered, nearly to the ceiling in some places

Crews contain NJ forest fire that burned about 570 acres

Posted on Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:42:14 GMT
Crews are still monitoring the remnants of the fire and will strengthen containment lines if needed

Flood fears renewed as Calif. is pounded by storm

Posted on Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:37:26 GMT
San Francisco has already surpassed the normal annual amount for the wet season that begins in October

Phoenix fire capt. dies after long battle with on-duty injuries

Posted on Sun, 19 Feb 2017 23:34:23 GMT
Crystal Rezzonico suffered a traumatic brain injury after she was ejected from her fire truck eight years ago

Firefighters rescue man practicing Parkour who fell 40 feet in chimney

Posted on Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:30:00 GMT
Dustin Hinkle was stuck for nearly two hours until firefighters broke through a brick wall to get him out