The wheels on the truck … fall off?

Posted on Mon, 15 Jul 2019 06:28:01 +0000
Video shows damaged engine after losing rear axle en route to call

Ala. city adds fire station, 6 EMS stations due to blocked train crossings

Posted on Mon, 15 Jul 2019 06:02:54 +0000
Blocked train crossings causing 10-minute wait times forced Sheffield city officials to approve a new fire station and several EMS stations on the other side of the tracks

Okla. first responders do pushups to raise awareness of veterans’ suicide rate

Posted on Mon, 15 Jul 2019 05:48:05 +0000
Members of the Tulsa police, fire department and EMS are joining the cause to raise veteran suicide awareness

SUV crashes into NC firetruck while FFs investigate separate crash

Posted on Mon, 15 Jul 2019 05:39:53 +0000
While firefighters investigated a vehicle crash, an SUV crashed into a firetruck specifically positioned to protect the crew

USFA: Wildlife biologist/wildland firefighter dies during prescribed burn in SC

Posted on Mon, 15 Jul 2019 04:00:09 +0000
Angela “Nicole” Chadwick-Hawkins suffered fatal injuries while conducting a prescribed burn

New emergency service district proposed in Texas county

Posted on Mon, 15 Jul 2019 03:08:35 +0000
Texas officials plan to create Emergency Services District No. 3, which will cover rural communities, to keep pace with rising costs for emergency services

Agency boosts efforts to help prevent wildland firefighter suicides

Posted on Mon, 15 Jul 2019 02:01:29 +0000
National Interagency Fire Center officials have noticed an increased in wildland firefighter suicides in recent years

Teen creates #PositivePatrol to send thank you cards to first responders

Posted on Sun, 14 Jul 2019 02:44:00 +0000
After being a victim of bullying, Emily began making thank you cards to law-enforcement agencies, corrections, EMS, firefighters and the military

Mass. fire union cancels fundraiser after officials allegedly invoke Ava Roy Fund improperly

Posted on Sun, 14 Jul 2019 02:17:49 +0000
The union never authorized the New England Patriot Fred Smerlas-led company to use the Ava Roy Fund to collect funds

NYC power restored; first responders help with traffic, fires and people trapped in elevators

Posted on Sun, 14 Jul 2019 01:18:55 +0000
The CEO of Con Edison said the blackout resulted from a 'significant disturbance on the west side of Manhattan at one of our electric transmission stations'

FDNY: Transformer fire leaves thousands in the dark in New York City

Posted on Sun, 14 Jul 2019 01:54:50 +0000
The power outage affects approximately 44,000 customers along a 30-block stretch

Jersey City firefighter charged with DWI after fleeing crash, cops say

Posted on Sat, 13 Jul 2019 03:48:54 +0000
In addition to DWI, Joseph Rettig was charged with reckless driving, leaving the scene of an accident, and failure to report the accident

Ill. firefighter files lawsuit claiming permanent disability from April ammonia spill

Posted on Sat, 13 Jul 2019 02:41:59 +0000
The lawsuit says Ryan Costantino has incurred medical bills as a result of the spill and will continue to do so because of a 'severe and permanent disability'

FDNY honors battalion chief who died of 9/11-related cancer with plaque

Posted on Sat, 13 Jul 2019 02:37:16 +0000
FDNY Battalion Chief Robert Miuccio was among the first responders who helped recover the bodies of those who lost their lives following the terrorist attacks

Video: FF reunites with toddler he saved from 2-story fall from burning building

Posted on Fri, 12 Jul 2019 06:45:46 +0000
Fire Investigator Mike DeFrancisco was able to catch the toddler as he fell from his second story home that was quickly filling up with smoke

Minn. FF dies in car crash

Posted on Fri, 12 Jul 2019 06:36:44 +0000
Will Potter, 27, had been a member of the Waterville Fire Department for six months and made a lasting impression with his fellow firefighters

House approves 9/11 victims fund bill, heads to Senate

Posted on Fri, 12 Jul 2019 06:04:55 +0000
The legislation, which fully funds and permanently reauthorizes the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, was approved by a 402-12 vote

Police: Mass. man assaults firefighter, pulls fire alarm multiple times

Posted on Fri, 12 Jul 2019 05:33:16 +0000
Anthony Michael Geyer, 28, was charged him with assault and battery, two counts of tampering with a fire alarm, interfering with a firefighter and disorderly conduct

Conn. town approves annual stipend for volunteer firefighters, ambulance corps

Posted on Fri, 12 Jul 2019 03:42:38 +0000
The action comes as fire departments and ambulance corps are finding it harder to recruit new members

Report on 9/11 VCF bill estimates it will cost more than $10B

Posted on Fri, 12 Jul 2019 03:25:40 +0000
The federal government will have to spend more than an estimated $10 billion by 2029 in its efforts to compensate first responders and survivors