Mich. firefighters sickened by carbon monoxide on call

Posted on Wed, 23 May 2018 14:21:43 GMT
Firefighters responded to what they thought was just a medical call and were transported to the hospital after one firefighter collapsed

7 steps to implement automated dispatch in your fire department

Posted on Wed, 23 May 2018 12:00:00 GMT
Dispatch technology can revolutionize the way you call your firefighters to service, no matter where they are and what type of device they’re using

Okla. firefighters pose for ‘baby boom’ photo

Posted on Tue, 22 May 2018 17:44:58 GMT
Seven Glenpool Fire Department firefighters, who have become fathers over the last year, commemorated the occasion with a special photoshoot

Tenn. firefighters prepare for active shooters with ballistic gear

Posted on Tue, 22 May 2018 16:26:35 GMT
Every La Vergne Fire Department apparatus will now be equipped with ballistic vests and helmets for every firefighter on board

Ill. firefighters' union sued by city in ambulance dispute

Posted on Tue, 22 May 2018 15:53:39 GMT
The city of Mattoon filed a lawsuit against the union over an arbitration award that gave the city the power to remove ambulances from the fire department

Family blames firefighters for not finding missing man in blaze

Posted on Tue, 22 May 2018 15:38:48 GMT
The family of Kevin McGriff Jr., who was found dead days after a fire was extinguished in a home, does not believe firefighters properly searched for him

IAFC: Mobile technology can increase sudden cardiac arrest survival rates

Posted on Tue, 22 May 2018 14:46:29 GMT
The International Association of Fire Chiefs cited the PulsePoint app as a way to utilize responders and bystanders to increase sudden cardiac arrest survival

Off-duty firefighter helps girl who fell into fire pit while camping

Posted on Mon, 21 May 2018 15:57:35 GMT
Mike Heddleston jumped into action when Charlotte Chapin, 10, fell headfirst into the pit during a father-and-daughter campout

Police: Minn. firefighter was repeatedly provoked before fatal beating

Posted on Mon, 21 May 2018 15:28:36 GMT
Footage shows that Steve Hlinsky remained unfazed by an agitated bar patron multiple times until another man joined in and blew marijuana smoke at Hlinsky

Video: Mich. firefighter becomes trapped during apartment blaze

Posted on Mon, 21 May 2018 15:23:33 GMT
The Otsego Fire Department issued a mayday call after the firefighter became trapped by a collapsed roof while attempting to exit the structure

Kan. firefighter crashes fire truck into tree after passing out

Posted on Mon, 21 May 2018 14:51:03 GMT
Columbus Fire Rescue said the firefighter suffered a medical emergency while en route to a call about an active fire alarm

2 Miami firefighters struck while helping crash victims

Posted on Mon, 21 May 2018 14:02:08 GMT
The Miami Fire-Rescue firefighters were helping extricate a driver when an SUV sideswiped a rescue truck, hitting the two firefighters

How to avoid the most common active shooter training mistakes

Posted on Mon, 21 May 2018 13:20:07 GMT
Great active shooter incident training takes a concerted effort to make exercises real, relevant, interesting and captivating for all participants

Why the NFPA's 1989 standard on breathing air quality matters to you

Posted on Mon, 21 May 2018 13:19:43 GMT
Making sure that your breathing apparatus meets compliance standards can be a game-changer

Embattled La. fire chief demoted after conduct probe

Posted on Sun, 20 May 2018 16:22:22 GMT
The board of St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 12 voted to return embattled Fire Chief Steve Krentel to his previous job as chief of administration

Pa. township no longer dispatching own fire dept. after long-standing failures

Posted on Sun, 20 May 2018 16:11:48 GMT
Officials said they will stop dispatching the Winfield Fire Department to calls because of failures by the department to comply with changes

Officials: Texas firefighter fainted before rollover crash

Posted on Sun, 20 May 2018 16:03:46 GMT
Lake Travis Fire Rescue engineer William Tatsch is back home after he blacked out while driving a fire truck and crashed, fire station officials said

Dozens hurt after 2 NJ buses collide in tunnel to NY

Posted on Sat, 19 May 2018 14:52:02 GMT
Both buses were traveling toward Manhattan when one of them, carrying 37 people, rear-ended the other, which had 25 people

FDNY gives dispatcher special send off after 41-year career

Posted on Sat, 19 May 2018 14:44:49 GMT
Gary Greenbaum was honored Friday for his continuous service to the city as a fire dispatcher since 1977

RI reducing wildfire risk by burning overgrown forests

Posted on Sat, 19 May 2018 14:22:13 GMT
The burn is a preemptive strike, a way of reducing the risk of a wildfire by using up much of the fuel in the forest in as safe a way as possible