Wis. officials: Fire sprinkler rule unenforceable

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:41:01 GMT
Fire officials wanted new apartment buildings with three to 20 units to have fire sprinklers installed

35 students hospitalized after bees swarm high school

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:36:29 GMT
One student was stung about 13 times; a beekeeper was called to diffuse the situation

Vacationing firefighter, nurse revive heart attack victim

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:06:21 GMT
Firefighter Randy Manigualt and a nurse revived a man at a welcome center after he collapsed

Ga. fire department earns top ISO rating

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:45:52 GMT
“Augusta becomes one of only 18 communities across Georgia to achieve this top rating,” Fire Chief Chris James said

Off-duty Calif. firefighter fatally shot, another injured

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:26:30 GMT
The firefighters were with a group of colleagues at a local festival when several men confronted them

Probationary firefighters save suicidal man on way to academy training

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:58:25 GMT
Richard Vergara and Raunedys Pena rescued a man by getting him off the bridge and comforting him

FDNY firefighters to build school for orphans in Haiti

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:47:55 GMT
Firefighter Weaver Debe and 15 of his colleagues are joining the nonprofit group HEART 9/11 to build a school for 600 children

Kids, ages 10 to 13, honored for saving woman from fire

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:24:15 GMT
One of the kids was playing at a playground when she saw smoke coming from a house

Search area expands for Army helicopter missing off Hawaii

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:14:55 GMT
The Army, Marine Corps and Navy joined the search along with Honolulu firefighters and lifeguards

Wildfire leads to more evacuations in Mont.

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:05:54 GMT
Deputies were going door-to-door and asking people to leave; the Lolo Peak Fire has burned 23.5 square miles

Fire chief placed on leave amid racial insensitivity probe

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:02:51 GMT
The investigation was prompted by Thomas Ronalter's refusal to hang a photograph of the department's first black chief

Attacker drives van into Barcelona crowd; 13 dead, 50 hurt

Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:44:59 GMT
The attack left dozens of people sprawled out on the ground in the city in northeastern Spain, some spattered with blood and others coping with broken limbs

Texas fire department addresses embezzlement claims

Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:40:34 GMT
The West Odessa Volunteer Fire Department confirmed the investigation into former Chief Jimmy Ellis, but said it is in limbo at this time

Former firefighter pleads guilty in fatal fire truck crash

Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:33:45 GMT
Michael Johnson agreed to spend five years and nine months in jail after driving a fire truck that crashed, resulting in the deaths of two firefighters

Firefighters to public: Water bottles in vehicles can cause fires

Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:10:27 GMT
“The sunlight will come through, when it’s filled with liquid, and act as a magnifying glass,” firefighter David Richardson said

AFG awards: When is an EHP review required?

Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:46:36 GMT
You must complete an Environmental and Historical Preservation review for AFG awards to ensure reimbursement

Father, son firefighters die from 9/11-related cancer less than a year apart

Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:37:17 GMT
Robert and Raymond Alexander were both first responders during the World Trade Center attacks

SC firefighters install trauma kits in elementary school

Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:34:02 GMT
The kits are designed to limit blood loss and were created after Jacob Hall, 6, died in a school shooting

New bill aims to track cancer rates among firefighters

Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:43:33 GMT
The legislation would provide the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with the funding to analyze data related to cancer within the profession

Fire department's overtime expenses exceed $665K

Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:03:42 GMT
Last year, about 31 percent of the budgeted overtime expenses were associated with firefighters calling in sick