Bridge dedicated in honor of fallen W.Va. firefighter

Posted on Sat, 21 Oct 2017 13:00:00 GMT
William VanGilder was aboard a fire truck that lost control, ran off the roadway into a field and then rolled over, causing him to be ejected

Rain helps Ariz. firefighters gain control over wildfire

Posted on Sat, 21 Oct 2017 13:00:00 GMT
A storm dumped rain on the area and authorities said the fire was declared 70 percent contained

Officials: Fire-prone food carts get little oversight from city

Posted on Sat, 21 Oct 2017 13:00:00 GMT
Portland's fire code does not apply to food carts like it does to restaurants and other permanent structures

Oakland struggles with compliance in fire-prone hills

Posted on Sat, 21 Oct 2017 13:00:00 GMT
The fires in Northern California serve as a sobering and urgent reminder to longtime hills residents unable to shake the fear that another fire could sweep across Oakland

Off-duty firefighter pulls 2-year-old from sinking car

Posted on Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:40:45 GMT
Unable to open the car, firefighter Carson Couch punched through the window and grabbed the toddler

Ariz. firefighter recovering after Las Vegas shooting

Posted on Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:37:55 GMT
Kurt Fowler was celebrating nearly two decades of marriage at the Route 91 Harvest festival when gunfire erupted

Fire department requests $375K for armored vehicle

Posted on Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:35:06 GMT
Bossier City Fire Chief Brad Zagone wants to purchase the vehicle in case of an active shooter situation

Detroit deputy fire chief suspended for driving dept. SUV to bar

Posted on Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:30:00 GMT
Robert Shinske, a 31-year member of the department, appeared to stagger as he got out of the vehicle just after 1:30 a.m.

Veteran firefighter tapped as new Oakland fire chief

Posted on Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:23:23 GMT
Darin White has been interim chief for the last nine months, taking over after Chief Teresa Deloach Reed retired following the Ghost Ship fire

Residents thank inmate firefighters who helped saved their homes

Posted on Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:00:00 GMT
Inmate firefighters stood shoulder-and-shoulder as neighbors stepped from one to the next, thanking them profusely and shaking their hands

Charges brought against teen who started Ore. wildfire

Posted on Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:00:00 GMT
The 15-year-old boy allegedly used fireworks to start a wildfire in Oregon's scenic Columbia River Gorge

Officials: At least 27 of 42 Calif. fire victims older than 70

Posted on Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:00:00 GMT
Some likely never heard the frantic calls of friends or honking of neighbors' cars

Bipartisan Senate bill aims to prevent Western wildfires

Posted on Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:00:00 GMT
The bill would authorize hundreds of millions in new spending to help at-risk communities prevent wildfires and create a pilot program to cut down trees

Fallen FDNY firefighter's family files papers seeking LODD recognition

Posted on Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:00:00 GMT
Thomas O’Brien died on Oct. 28, 1935, after he returned to Engine Company 3 following a fire a day earlier at a paint store in Manhattan

CFDA: What is it and why does it matter?

Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:25:46 GMT
The federal government’s Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance helps users identify federal assistance programs and improves coordination

Mass. firefighter on his way to the Masters

Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:36:12 GMT
Brockton Fire Department firefighter Matt Parziale said he wasn’t going to play again if he hadn’t surprisingly won the U.S. Mid-Amateur

NBA team honors firefighters to celebrate 10th season

Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:17:58 GMT
OKC Thunder players suited up in full firefighter gear and participated in an obstacle challenge with firefighters

Calif. deli owner feeds first responders in Calif. wildfires

Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:44:08 GMT
Luigi Daberdaku said he ran out of meat after making almost 1,500 sandwiches and delivering them himself to first responders in the hard-hit areas

Dallas officials reassure city that 911 problems are fixed

Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:39:15 GMT
After two families claimed deaths due to 911 issues, Assistant Dallas Police Department Chief David Pughes said he is confident it will not happen again

Former Texas fire chief arrested on theft charges

Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:36:09 GMT
Carlos Elizondo surrendered to police after being charged with theft by a public servant and misapplication of fiduciary property