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2016 National Run Survey Part 3
For the 36th year, the career fire service takes to the pages of Firehouse Magazine to share and compare statistics about company and department levels, funding, staffing and pay.
Posted on Tue, 01 Aug 2017 09:00:00 GMT

CA Fire Chief Abruptly Resigns, Offers No Reasons
Orange County Fire Authority Chief Jeff Bowman has announced his resignation, effective immediately.
Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:58:22 GMT

MT Officials Warn Against Flying Drones Near Wildfires
Drone operators are being asked to avoid no-fly zones surrounding wildfires in western Montana.
Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:12:30 GMT

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:59:05 GMT

Code 3 Launches New, Versatile XTP Series
Code 3, Inc., a leading manufacturer and developer of light and sound emergency products, announced the launch of the new XTP Series of directional lights.
Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:23:30 GMT

Coxreels New Idler Sprockets Reduce Rewind Speed and Increase Torque
Coxreels introduces the all new gear reducing idler sprockets for the 1195 Series electric motorized hose reels.
Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:58:04 GMT

Off-Duty CA Firefighter Killed, Another Wounded in Shooting
The Oakland probationary firefighters were both shot in San Jose's Japantown on Thursday night.
Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:23:19 GMT

Nine KS Arsons over Two Years under Investigation
The Kansas State Fire Marshal is assisting with nine separate fires believed to be arson in McCune.
Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:57:49 GMT

Jasper, IN, Fire Dept. Puts Unique Heavy Rescue in Service
The Jasper, IN, Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2017 heavy rescue from SVI. It is the first SVI built on a Ferrara cab and chassis.
Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:18:36 GMT

Tiny MN Town Marks Ten Years Since Historic Floods
A decade has passed since one of Houston County's worst natural disasters left residents treading water.
Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:16:57 GMT

CA County Set for Ceremony to Open New Fire Station
The Napa County Fire Department is hosting a ceremony Saturday for Station 220 in Pope Valley.
Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:00:19 GMT

CT Chief Put on Leave in Wake of Critical Report
New Britain Fire Chief Thomas Ronalter says he won't quit over accusations of racial insensitivity.
Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:45:04 GMT

Higher Education: Elevate Your Work
Mark Rivero reviews how training, certifications and credentials can advance your abilities on the fireground.
Posted on Tue, 01 Aug 2017 12:16:00 GMT

Product of the Day: Perlman Architects of Arizona, Inc -- Fire Station Design
Perlman Architects of Arizona, Inc. is a diverse architectural firm that has earned a reputation for quality and cost effective design.
Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 05:01:00 GMT

IN Congressman Proposes Bill for FF Cancer Research
US Rep. Trey Hollingsworth of Indiana has proposed a bill to fund firefighter cancer research.
Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:19:44 GMT

One of Two Escaped WA Inmate Firefighters Apprehended
Police in Portland have captured one of two men who escaped from a Goldendale fire crew Tuesday.
Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:01:49 GMT

KY Firefighters Recognized for Aiding One of Their Own
Six Corbin firefighters were recognized Wednesday for aiding another who suffered a stroke in June.
Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:00:00 GMT

WI Department Could Lose Three FFs after Grant Ends
The Beloit Fire Department may lose up to three firefighters when a federal SAFER grant expires.
Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:31:38 GMT

Product of the Day: Pellerin Milnor Corporation -- Gear Guardian Washer-Extractors
Pellerin Milnor Corporation specializes in Gear Guardian washer-extractors ranging in capacity from 25 to 160 pounds.
Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:12:40 GMT

Western MT Firefighting Costs Soar Past $100 Million
Western Montana firefighting costs eclipse $100 million with no end in sight for hot and dry weather.
Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:08:27 GMT

WA City to Reopen Fire Station after Several Years
Tacoma plans to reopen Station No. 5 in hopes of getting badly needed service in the Tideflats area.
Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:02:12 GMT

FDNY Loses Father and Son to 9/11-Related Cancers
Robert Alexander succumbed to cancer related to 9/11 less than a year after his father Raymond.
Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:27:01 GMT

Falcon, CO, Fire Protection District Puts New Engine on Road
The members of the Falcon Fire Protection District in Peyton, CO, has put in service a new Rosenbauer pumper.
Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:11:54 GMT

Phone App Improving Comms for WA First Responders
Camas-Washougal first responders have streamlined medical efforts with the Pulsara smartphone app.
Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:41:51 GMT

LNG Plant Prompts WA City to Reopen Fire Station
Tacoma's Tideflats will get 24/7 fire coverage due in part to a planned liquefied natural gas plant.
Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:22:50 GMT




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