Pa. community mourns fire chief who died from cardiac arrest

Posted on Tue, 26 May 2020 12:35:46 +0000
Delmont Fire Chief Rich Balik, 47, died unexpectedly on May 23 after being found unresponsive at home

Chiefs, check your personal preferences at the door and do what’s right

Posted on Tue, 26 May 2020 02:43:41 +0000
We can’t make good progress as a fire service with leaders making decisions based on likes instead of needs

Prioritizing exposure protection: Go on the offensive

Posted on Tue, 26 May 2020 00:34:11 +0000
Video shows Pa. crews battling two-alarm fire with significant exposure concerns

Leadership by lane: Are you driving in the fast, slow or center lane in your organization?

Posted on Tue, 26 May 2020 00:02:44 +0000
Center-lane leaders understand how to balance fast-lane fires and slow-lane public assist missions

N.H. firefighter suffers cardiac arrest during structure fire

Posted on Mon, 25 May 2020 20:57:14 +0000
The Manchester firefighter was found unresponsive and removed from the building for CPR

Pa. aerial tower flying American flag overturns onto roadway

Posted on Mon, 25 May 2020 20:34:08 +0000
The apparatus crashed onto Route 611 where it struck a vehicle

How to honor a fallen service member's life this Memorial Day

Posted on Mon, 25 May 2020 20:08:49 +0000
Amid the backyard barbecues and price-slashing sales, thousands across the country are remembering their loved ones

2 FFs injured in apparatus crash after operator loses consciousness

Posted on Sun, 24 May 2020 15:57:21 +0000
The engine was participating in a Memorial Day event and crashed into a tree when the firefighter who was driving became unconscious

FF injured, engine damaged in massive San Francisco pier blaze

Posted on Sun, 24 May 2020 15:12:49 +0000
More than 150 firefighters battled the blaze that threatened a WWII-era ship and museum

100+ FFs battle San Francisco pier fire

Posted on Sat, 23 May 2020 15:24:52 +0000
At one point the flames threatened to spread to a historic World War II-era ship

Houston FD captain, woman found dead in 'gruesome scene'

Posted on Sat, 23 May 2020 05:55:35 +0000
The bodies of Joe Robinson, 38, and Briana Warren, 25, were discovered during a welfare check

10 fire facts to share with cops

Posted on Fri, 22 May 2020 23:52:50 +0000
Help police officers better understand the environment if they become trapped in a fire or find themselves in a tactical situation involving fire

6 key questions about being a volunteer firefighter

Posted on Fri, 22 May 2020 22:18:45 +0000
Do volunteers get paid, how much training is involved, and other questions commonly asked about the volunteer fire service

Photo of the Week: Spreading the love during EMS Week

Posted on Fri, 22 May 2020 18:49:01 +0000

Mass. firefighter union endorses Rep. Joe Kennedy for Senate

Posted on Fri, 22 May 2020 17:49:40 +0000
The union highlighted Rep. Kennedy’s support of first responders and his work during the COVID-19 pandemic

FDNY promotes 2nd-ever female battalion chief

Posted on Fri, 22 May 2020 16:27:12 +0000
Battalion Chief Michele Fitzsimmons has been with the department for 19 years and comes from a family of FDNY firefighters

Rocky Mountain Pandemic: An inside look at how Eagle County, Colorado – home of Vail – has managed the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on Fri, 22 May 2020 15:30:01 +0000
As the State of Colorado eases measures put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we take a look at how one community with an early outbreak took aggressive measures to contain the spread of the virus – and emerge stronger than ever.

T-Mobile launches free 5G for first responders

Posted on Fri, 22 May 2020 15:02:47 +0000
The company will provide free 5G access to all public and nonprofit state and local fire, police and EMS agencies for 10 years

Failure to lead in the fire service: The consequences of doing nothing

Posted on Fri, 22 May 2020 14:31:44 +0000
Tips for fighting the failure to lead at an individual and organizational level

1 injured in collision between car, NC fire truck

Posted on Fri, 22 May 2020 14:19:28 +0000
The Gastonia ladder truck was en route to clean up a fuel spill when it collided with a sedan