Off-duty firefighter helps girl who fell into fire pit while camping

Posted on Mon, 21 May 2018 15:57:35 GMT
Mike Heddleston jumped into action when Charlotte Chapin, 10, fell headfirst into the pit during a father-and-daughter campout

Police: Minn. firefighter was repeatedly provoked before fatal beating

Posted on Mon, 21 May 2018 15:28:36 GMT
Footage shows that Steve Hlinsky remained unfazed by an agitated bar patron multiple times until another man joined in and blew marijuana smoke at Hlinsky

Video: Mich. firefighter becomes trapped during apartment blaze

Posted on Mon, 21 May 2018 15:23:33 GMT
The Otsego Fire Department issued a mayday call after the firefighter became trapped by a collapsed roof while attempting to exit the structure

Kan. firefighter crashes fire truck into tree after passing out

Posted on Mon, 21 May 2018 14:51:03 GMT
Columbus Fire Rescue said the firefighter suffered a medical emergency while en route to a call about an active fire alarm

2 Miami firefighters struck while helping crash victims

Posted on Mon, 21 May 2018 14:02:08 GMT
The Miami Fire-Rescue firefighters were helping extricate a driver when an SUV sideswiped a rescue truck, hitting the two firefighters

How to avoid the most common active shooter training mistakes

Posted on Mon, 21 May 2018 13:20:07 GMT
Great active shooter incident training takes a concerted effort to make exercises real, relevant, interesting and captivating for all participants

Why the NFPA's 1989 standard on breathing air quality matters to you

Posted on Mon, 21 May 2018 13:19:43 GMT
Making sure that your breathing apparatus meets compliance standards can be a game-changer

Embattled La. fire chief demoted after conduct probe

Posted on Sun, 20 May 2018 16:22:22 GMT
The board of St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 12 voted to return embattled Fire Chief Steve Krentel to his previous job as chief of administration

Pa. township no longer dispatching own fire dept. after long-standing failures

Posted on Sun, 20 May 2018 16:11:48 GMT
Officials said they will stop dispatching the Winfield Fire Department to calls because of failures by the department to comply with changes

Officials: Texas firefighter fainted before rollover crash

Posted on Sun, 20 May 2018 16:03:46 GMT
Lake Travis Fire Rescue engineer William Tatsch is back home after he blacked out while driving a fire truck and crashed, fire station officials said

Dozens hurt after 2 NJ buses collide in tunnel to NY

Posted on Sat, 19 May 2018 14:52:02 GMT
Both buses were traveling toward Manhattan when one of them, carrying 37 people, rear-ended the other, which had 25 people

FDNY gives dispatcher special send off after 41-year career

Posted on Sat, 19 May 2018 14:44:49 GMT
Gary Greenbaum was honored Friday for his continuous service to the city as a fire dispatcher since 1977

RI reducing wildfire risk by burning overgrown forests

Posted on Sat, 19 May 2018 14:22:13 GMT
The burn is a preemptive strike, a way of reducing the risk of a wildfire by using up much of the fuel in the forest in as safe a way as possible

Planning for trauma: How to protect firefighter mental health

Posted on Fri, 18 May 2018 18:45:12 GMT
Communication at home, recognizing PTSD throughout the ranks and preparing in advance can help firefighters handle the consequences of the trauma they experience

Rapid Response: Santa Fe shooting a reminder of additional threats on scene

Posted on Fri, 18 May 2018 17:41:12 GMT
Officials have reported explosive devices have been found on and near the scene

AMR teams up with IAFC, ACEP to teach bystander CPR

Posted on Fri, 18 May 2018 17:20:54 GMT
The three organizations are working together to offer free training during National EMS Week

Mo. city firefighters become ‘contractors’ after dept. shuts down

Posted on Fri, 18 May 2018 17:17:27 GMT
Fayette city council approved an ordinance that dissolved the fire department and allows the city to hire its former firefighters as “independent contractors”

Conn. first responders use ATVs to help residents in wake of tornado

Posted on Fri, 18 May 2018 17:02:12 GMT
Lt. Matt Sarrracco said they are using two ATVs, to make their way through tough spots to gain access and to transport patients

Search crew rescues hikers with firefighter’s personal drone

Posted on Fri, 18 May 2018 15:20:02 GMT
After the search team became disoriented while rescuing hikers, the firefighter deployed a drone that he had been testing before the search began

Texas Gov.: 10 killed, 10 hurt after high school shooting

Posted on Fri, 18 May 2018 13:59:30 GMT
Authorities say possible explosive devices have been found at and adjacent to the high school