Officials: 4-year-old started fire that gutted 7-Eleven

Posted on Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:00:00 GMT
According to investigators, the child found a long-neck lighter and wandered off into the aisles while his mom spoke with the store clerk

Report: Putting others first can cost lives in emergencies

Posted on Sat, 24 Jun 2017 13:00:00 GMT
A study found survival rates were higher when strong people reached safety themselves before helping others

Fire department reflects on history as they move to new station

Posted on Sat, 24 Jun 2017 13:00:00 GMT
The New Philadelphia Fire Department's station was built in 1906, they leave behind horses, a bear and a dog

Calif. fire departments participate in wildfire training

Posted on Sat, 24 Jun 2017 13:00:00 GMT
Firefighters received training in protecting homes, creating fire breaks, wildfire strategy and tactics and specialized wildfire equipment operations

London council evacuates 800 households amid fire safety concerns

Posted on Sat, 24 Jun 2017 13:00:00 GMT
The Camden Council is the first to take such a dramatic step in light of June 14 fire at Grenfell Tower

'Fixer Upper' stars to help paralyzed firefighter with home

Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:15:08 GMT
Chip and Joanna Gaines offered to pay for the cost of the lumber for Garth Goodwin's handicap-accessible home

8 FDNY firefighters injured while battling 5-alarm blaze

Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:36:24 GMT
More than 200 firefighters responded to the fire that damaged six buildings

400 more homes evacuated by growing Utah wildfire

Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:09:53 GMT
Extreme heat is making it difficult for firefighters to tamp down the flames

Woman accused of killing 6 children in fire to be re-tried

Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:00:23 GMT
Prosecutors accused Tonya Lucas of setting fire to the home in order to get help from the Red Cross

Manslaughter charges eyed in deadly London high-rise blaze

Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:19:32 GMT
Metropolitan Police confirmed residents' suspicions that the inferno at Grenfell Tower was touched off by a refrigerator fire

Firefighters rescue driver stuck in Wis. drawbridge

Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:09:49 GMT
Video shows a heavy duty wrecker lifting the van out of the gap; the driver was not hurt

Firefighters rescue 5 kittens from house fire

Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:00:00 GMT
Crews provided extra oxygen as a safety precaution; it's unknown what started the fire

Company donates naloxone auto-injectors to first responders

Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:00:00 GMT
More than 250 first responder agencies, public health departments and qualifying non-profit community groups across 35 states, have received donated EVZIO Auto-injectors

Report: Calif. firefighters pull in more than $250K in overtime

Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:00:00 GMT
The average fire captain earned $301,791 in total compensation in 2016

Officials: Firefighters, EMTs endangered by erratic 911 system

Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:00:00 GMT
Authorities said the malfunctions in the system deprives responders of recent emergency information

Toxicology report: Firefighter killed in line of duty had drugs, alcohol in system

Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:00:00 GMT
The medical examiner ruled Kevin Bell, 48, died of asphyxiation but has declined to release the toxicology results

Why rope rescue teams need to embrace new technologies

Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:31:14 GMT
Rope rescue teams need to utilize improved and safer technologies for attaching the attendant to the litter and belaying a live load

Former fire dept. treasurer sentenced for embezzling $5.7M

Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:05:34 GMT
Michael Klein was sentenced to six years and five months in prison after stealing from the department for 13 years

Book challenging American fire culture gifted to U.S. Congress

Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:13:20 GMT
"I Can't Save You, But I'll Die Trying: The American Fire Culture" discusses fire safety and the issues firefighters face

Firefighter comforts just-rescued dying dog

Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:18:11 GMT
Bob Tracey got on the ground and gently stroked the dog's head after freeing it from underneath a log