NY increases benefits for families of fallen firefighters, police officers

Posted on Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:02:01 +0000
The legislation increases the cost of living benefits by 3% for spouses of fallen firefighters and police officers

Fire captain, retired Army lieutenant detain armed robbery suspect

Posted on Wed, 23 Oct 2019 12:41:09 +0000
The armed man had robbed three nearby businesses before attempting another robbery at a bar

Family of teen hit by Pa. fire dept. ambulance files lawsuit

Posted on Wed, 23 Oct 2019 11:58:25 +0000
Kenyatta Mwambu, 17, was hit by a Monroeville Volunteer Fire Company No. 4 ambulance in May while crossing a street

Photos of Calif. council candidate in firefighting gear prompts investigation

Posted on Wed, 23 Oct 2019 11:44:29 +0000
In a campaign ad, Jackson Hinkle posted photos of him wearing Orange County Fire Authority gear and posing in front of a fire truck

9-year-old arraigned on murder, arson charges in 5 fire deaths

Posted on Wed, 23 Oct 2019 11:36:21 +0000
The fire killed a 1-year-old, two 2-year-olds, a 34-year-old man and a 69-year-old woman at a mobile home park

3 children killed in St. Louis apartment fire

Posted on Wed, 23 Oct 2019 11:30:09 +0000
Police are seeking involuntary manslaughter, endangering and resisting arrest charges against the 23-year-old mother

Geriatric slips, trips and falls: 3 assessment considerations

Posted on Tue, 22 Oct 2019 15:41:33 +0000
On-scene considerations for EMS assessment for evaluating lift-assistance calls, and making transportation decisions for geriatric fall patients

Union head places blame on mayor following attack on FDNY EMT

Posted on Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:10:37 +0000
"Mayor de Blasio, you need to do more to protect the men and women who protect and serve this city," EMS Union Local 2507 president Oren Barzilay said

Woman killed after being hit by Nev. fire truck

Posted on Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:11:30 +0000
The ladder truck struck a pedestrian, who was later identified as 63-year-old Charlene McMaster, at an intersection

Deliberate blackouts possible again as fire danger looms in Calif.

Posted on Tue, 22 Oct 2019 11:57:35 +0000
A huge portion of California is under high fire risk due to unpredictable gusts and soaring temperatures

Police: Man stole Ohio ambulance to escape kidnapping, torture

Posted on Tue, 22 Oct 2019 11:46:58 +0000
The victim told officers he used the vehicle to escape the home, where he said he was tortured and kept in a dog cage

Fla. firefighter-paramedic's death being investigated as homicide

Posted on Tue, 22 Oct 2019 11:37:33 +0000
Amid the open case, the Broward Sheriff's Office hasn't released additional details about the killing

Pa. lawmakers push bills to address fire, EMS shortage

Posted on Tue, 22 Oct 2019 11:26:33 +0000
A package of 23 bills are aimed at addressing the well-being of responders and providing incentives to recruit and retain volunteer and career responders

Woman accused of stealing Ky. fire truck during active fire

Posted on Tue, 22 Oct 2019 11:19:26 +0000
A volunteer firefighter tried to stop Jessica Clines, but she struck him in the shoulder with the mirror of the truck

The impact of leadership on PTSD

Posted on Tue, 22 Oct 2019 00:06:57 +0000
Poorly trained or fearful leaders can nurture a culture of panic and dysfunction

Volunteer fire departments need recruits – here’s how to reach them

Posted on Mon, 21 Oct 2019 19:32:34 +0000
The Make Me a Firefighter campaign helps departments connect volunteers with opportunities

AFG 2019: Communications Project Application Guide (eBook)

Posted on Mon, 21 Oct 2019 17:00:00 +0000
Use this expert guide to help you apply for and win AFG funding for your communications project

LODD: NY firefighter dies during training exercise

Posted on Mon, 21 Oct 2019 14:55:37 +0000
Firefighter Robert Bush was feeling ill during training, and fellow firefighters offered him medical help immediately

3 Mont. firefighters, officer recovering after being struck by vehicle

Posted on Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:00:44 +0000
Officials said the responders were struck by a vehicle at the scene of a reported domestic disturbance

Firefighter hurt while battling Pa. row home blaze

Posted on Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:49:21 +0000
The firefighter suffered a shoulder injury while fighting the fire, which displaced 22 residents