Pa. firefighters learn how to handle explosive meth labs

Posted on Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:30:00 GMT
Forensic scientist Rebecca Patrick an in-depth lesson that including discussions about when meth is volatile and when it's not

PETA gives vegan jerky to firefighters who saved cow

Posted on Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:30:00 GMT
The animal welfare group is giving the Mount Pleasant Fire Department a Compassionate Fire Department award, "vegan jerky" and a copy of "The Engine 2 Diet"

Ohio fire department gets body armor

Posted on Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:30:00 GMT
Fire Captain Andy Kaschalk said the department received the high-strength, light-weight vests after receiving a state grant to buy them in May

Calif. fire chief: Department handled more calls with fewer resources in 2017

Posted on Sun, 14 Jan 2018 13:30:00 GMT
The department received 18 percent more calls in 2017 than 2016, but Fire Engine One was unavailable for an even greater part last year than the previous year,

Former firefighter faces sentencing in embezzlement case

Posted on Sun, 14 Jan 2018 13:30:00 GMT
Oscar Picazo pleaded guilty on Dec. 11 to a count of grand theft by embezzlement with amount enhancements for theft over $65,000 and theft over $100,000

Arson case thrown out after suspect dies in fire

Posted on Sun, 14 Jan 2018 13:30:00 GMT
Kenneth Atkinson died in a fire at an abandoned home four days after being charged with attempting to start another fire

10 firefighters rescue horse stuck in stall

Posted on Sun, 14 Jan 2018 13:30:00 GMT
Using a system of pulleys and cables, firefighters helped Blondie the horse out of the stall, which was too small for him

First responders find unique way to battle stress

Posted on Sat, 13 Jan 2018 13:30:00 GMT
Members of the Hamilton Fire Department have begun training in martial arts to help them cope with stress, bond and learn how to defend themselves

Pa. fire chief, 80, steps down, but remains active firefighter

Posted on Sat, 13 Jan 2018 13:30:00 GMT
Al Ewing Sr. has been the chief of Fawn No. 2 Volunteer Fire Company since 1971, and will remain on board after stepping down

NY fire victims file $110M lawsuit against city

Posted on Sat, 13 Jan 2018 13:30:00 GMT
Eleven victims claim the city should have taken the toddler away from his inattentive mother before he caused the fire

Critical fire dept. report sparks anger from firefighters

Posted on Sat, 13 Jan 2018 13:30:00 GMT
Firefighters said supervisors are trying to beat them down, fund public safety by cutting their pay, and will ultimately make Kern County less safe for citizens

Officials: Thomas Fire now fully contained

Posted on Fri, 12 Jan 2018 20:28:00 GMT
The fire erupted Dec. 4, destroying hundreds of homes and leading to flash floods that killed at least 17 people

Fire captain catches baby dropped from burning home

Posted on Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:34:40 GMT
Captain Jackie Peckrul caught the baby after frantic parents threw their children to safety from a third-floor apartment

NBA team unveils firefighter-themed uniforms

Posted on Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:04:29 GMT
The City Edition jersey will debut on Jan. 30, and tickets will be donated to local firefighters at each game they are worn

NASEMSO releases fatigue in EMS risk management guidelines

Posted on Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:00:41 GMT
The organization teamed up with the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine to mitigate the effects of fatigue with recommendations

Fire department cuts shift staffing after court rejects union complaint

Posted on Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:11:01 GMT
The ruling denies the union's motion for a preliminary injunction regarding the shift staffing changes, which were the result of cuts to the city's 2018 budget

The Grenfell Tower: Regulation, roles and responsibility

Posted on Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:08:19 GMT
Preliminary findings from the Grenfell Tower Interim Report discuss six major areas for improvement in fire safety

Vandals target fire station, firefighters’ personal vehicles

Posted on Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:06:27 GMT
The Lincoln Fire Department said at least six vandalism incidents have occurred since 2015

Firefighters capture video of Prius swept away by mudslide

Posted on Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:57:09 GMT
A member of the Burbank Firefighters Local 778 shared footage of a car floating down the street

Consider citizens while implementing new NFPA standard

Posted on Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:10:09 GMT
The proposed NFPA 3000 standard provides a framework to help shape the emergency response models of communities across the United States