Md. medic unit involved in crash while transporting patient

Posted on Sat, 17 Aug 2019 01:01:44 +0000
An Anne Arundel County medic unit was transporting a patient with serious injuries sustained in an earlier vehicle crash

Huge wildfires in the Arctic and far North send a planetary warning

Posted on Sat, 17 Aug 2019 11:00:00 +0000
Researchers are finding that wildfires are too frequent, intense and severe, and are pouring more carbon into the atmosphere

La. firefighter dies in vehicle crash on his way to work

Posted on Sat, 17 Aug 2019 11:00:00 +0000
Zachary Fire Chief Danny Kimble said the firefighter was on his way to work, driving his normal route when his personal vehicle struck a tree limb

CAL FIRE pilots train on Zeus aircraft

Posted on Fri, 16 Aug 2019 06:52:08 +0000
The C-130 Zeus aircraft requires three crew members to operate and can stay in the air for four to five hours depending on the weight and load the aircraft

17 injured in Ky. crash between truck and Greyhound bus

Posted on Fri, 16 Aug 2019 05:20:19 +0000
First responders have cleared the scene where 17 people were injured in a two-vehicle collision between a commercial truck and a Greyhound bus

17 hospitalized in NC multi-passenger van crash

Posted on Fri, 16 Aug 2019 05:11:33 +0000
Officials say one victim was found trapped inside the van and responders used hydraulic rescue cutters and saws to remove them

Police: Kan. firefighter at fault in fire truck crash with dump truck

Posted on Fri, 16 Aug 2019 03:41:53 +0000
The dump truck sustained minor damage in a two-vehicle crash involving a Kansas fire truck

4 residents rescued from third floor of Mass. house fire

Posted on Fri, 16 Aug 2019 02:43:15 +0000
Sixty Worcester firefighters worked to control the fast-moving blaze; some were treated for heat exhaustion and smoke inhalation

NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., family rescued from fiery plane crash

Posted on Fri, 16 Aug 2019 02:05:12 +0000
Officials credited the quick response by area EMS and firefighters for helping the passengers and mitigating any potential environmental problems with fuel runoff

Code 3 Podcast: Are you ready to fight fire in the wildland/urban interface?

Posted on Fri, 16 Aug 2019 02:36:21 +0000
Orange County Fire Authority Chief Brian Fennessy talks about the “new normal” of structural and wildland firefighting crossover

Fighting fire from an ambulance: A difficult but rewarding job

Posted on Fri, 16 Aug 2019 01:23:03 +0000
Firefighter/paramedics assigned to the ambulance face unique challenges but also gain unparalleled experience

First responders sign Texas flag in the aftermath of El Paso shooting

Posted on Thu, 15 Aug 2019 09:48:14 +0000
Texas first responders are signing and passing a pair of Texas flags around the state to show support for their fellow first responders after the El Paso Shooting

Texas firefighter hospitalized after fire truck rolls over

Posted on Thu, 15 Aug 2019 08:45:53 +0000
Volunteer Firefighter Logan Jones suffered several broken bones after the fire truck he was riding in rolled over several times while responding to a call

Video: NC city releases firefighters’ bodycam footage of April explosion

Posted on Thu, 15 Aug 2019 08:03:50 +0000
City of Durham officials released bodycam footage documenting the aftermath of the April 10 explosion that left one dead and 17 injured

Off-duty Ohio firefighter helps extinguish vehicle fire

Posted on Thu, 15 Aug 2019 03:15:26 +0000
North Lawrence Fire Department officials said the fire was out by the time they arrived, and another good Samaritan was directing traffic at the scene

Former Okla. firefighter files workers' comp lawsuit against city

Posted on Thu, 15 Aug 2019 02:33:24 +0000
Brian McDaniel retired after being diagnosed with prostate cancer and was previously denied workers compensation twice

Fla. city to address 911 deficiencies over a year after Parkland shooting

Posted on Thu, 15 Aug 2019 01:47:38 +0000
911 callers were put on hold and transferred, and the emergency radio system froze due to excessive traffic during the attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

A look back at the most important changes to NFPA 1851 that every firefighter should know

Posted on Thu, 15 Aug 2019 11:56:42 +0000
This crash course has everything you need to know on how the standard has evolved since 2001

6 officers shot in Philly; gunman in custody after hourslong standoff

Posted on Thu, 15 Aug 2019 04:24:42 +0000
Many officers "had to escape through windows and doors to get (away) from a barrage of bullets"

Photo of the Week: Firefighter takes in patient’s dog

Posted on Wed, 14 Aug 2019 07:48:39 +0000
This week’s photo comes from Mark Heller, the EMS coordinator with Chatham Fire Rescue in Massachusetts. Pictured is Michael Lopriore and his new foster dog. A local resident was in need of rehabilitation for a severe medical condition but would not agree to the admission due to concerns for her dog. The dog is the only family she has and provides the resident emotional support. Healthcare...