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

2 FDNY FFs arrested in NJ for repeatedly crossing police lines at fire scene

Posted on Tue, 25 Feb 2020 13:25:29 +0000
Police said the two men appeared to be intoxicated and ignored police commands

Do your job as a driver or passenger

Posted on Tue, 25 Feb 2020 01:55:57 +0000
Simple actions every engineer should observe to avoid and survive a collision

Colleagues shave heads in support of FF-paramedic with breast cancer

Posted on Tue, 25 Feb 2020 00:01:57 +0000
Fellow firefighters shaved their head in solidarity with Firefighter-Paramedic Michelle Aprati while also raising money to help with her medical expenses

Video: Fla. teen thanks firefighters who pulled him from fire at age 8

Posted on Mon, 24 Feb 2020 23:07:49 +0000
Demetrius Gollett sustained burns to 50% of his body but says he glad to be alive thanks to St. Lucie County Fire Lts. Chris Longo and Steve Burns

4 essential nutrition tips for firefighters

Posted on Mon, 24 Feb 2020 20:51:28 +0000
A simple checklist can help you stay on track at the station

Set the example for new firefighters: Wear your SCBA and PPE!

Posted on Mon, 24 Feb 2020 20:38:50 +0000
Video shows senior firefighter without gear teaching new firefighter how to extinguish a car fire

FFs, families plan appeal after judge dismisses lawsuit in 3 FF LODDs

Posted on Mon, 24 Feb 2020 19:07:08 +0000
The suit alleged brownout policies in a Delaware city contributed to the deaths of the three firefighters and significant injuries to three others

Fla. first responders buy groceries for woman struggling to pay medical bills

Posted on Mon, 24 Feb 2020 18:02:51 +0000
First responders performed a welfare check after the woman told a healthcare worker she was unable to buy food after having surgery

Top priorities for uniforms and station wear (infographic)

Posted on Mon, 24 Feb 2020 18:00:00 +0000
What factors do firefighters and firehouse leaders consider when selecting key garments for their crews?

Fire training simulators: Reviewing options for firefighter training

Posted on Mon, 24 Feb 2020 17:01:29 +0000
Latest units meld technology and materials to test firefighters’ skills

Report: FD medic gave high dose of ketamine to patient who later died

Posted on Mon, 24 Feb 2020 16:51:23 +0000
Officials say poor lighting and the patient’s heavy clothing and struggle with police made it difficult to accurately estimate his weight

13-year-olds charged with murder in library blaze that killed 2 FFs

Posted on Mon, 24 Feb 2020 16:32:24 +0000
The teens previously faced manslaughter charges in the fire that killed Porterville Firefighters Raymond Figueroa and Patrick Jones

Veteran FDNY firefighter whose brother died at Ground Zero dies from 9/11-related cancer

Posted on Mon, 24 Feb 2020 15:16:42 +0000
FDNY Firefighter Daniel Foley had searched for the body of his brother, FDNY Firefighter Thomas Foley, for 11 days after the terrorist attacks

FD says it wasn't informed of rocket launch that killed self-proclaimed 'daredevil'

Posted on Mon, 24 Feb 2020 13:44:53 +0000
Engineer Mike Hughes may have become unconscious and failed to activate his parachute during the highly-publicized launch, witnesses said

As FFs recover from double-apparatus crash, officials assess costs of damage

Posted on Mon, 24 Feb 2020 13:28:16 +0000
Manchester Fire Chief Dan Goonan said the crash capped off a difficult week for the department as they'd recently mourned the loss of a rookie firefighter

NASCAR outlines rapid response to Daytona 500 crash

Posted on Sun, 23 Feb 2020 17:23:39 +0000
Firefighters were on the scene within 19 seconds and paramedics were in the car to help injured driver Ryan Newman within 35 seconds

Pa. bill would ensure workers' compensation for all volunteer FFs, EMS providers

Posted on Sun, 23 Feb 2020 16:52:59 +0000
Under current law, volunteers may only be covered if they are injured during an emergency response and not during other on-duty activities