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Eight FDNY Firefighters Hurt in Four-Alarm Fire in the Bronx
Eight firefighters were hurt, one seriously in a fire in the Bronx section of New York City. One civilian was also hurt.
Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:53:58 GMT

Faulty Refrigerator Caused London's Grenfell Tower Fire
The Grenfell Tower fire in London started in a fridge freezer, and outside cladding failed safety tests, police say.
Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:48:34 GMT

CA Ambulance Crew Contradicts Response Time to Aid Stricken Attorney
The Hall ambulance crew says it got to a collapsed runner in 12 minutes, not 40 minutes as reported by a witness.
Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:06:42 GMT

After 40 Years in the Job, SC Chief Forced to Retire Early
A decision by the Glendale Fire commissioners to force the chief to retire has created department upheaval.
Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:39:20 GMT

ME Man Dies Instantly Making Explosives to Remove Tree Stumps
The 67-year-old Lincoln man had been experimenting with explosives in his basement for months.
Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:09:47 GMT

One Hurt after Miami Fire Rescue Truck Collides with Car, Building
A Miami Fire Rescue vehicle responding to a call collided with a sedan that apparently turned into its path.
Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:59:03 GMT

ACLU Joins Ex NH Firefighter's Suit over Facebook Comments
It started as a spat on a Facebook page over posting information heard on Farmington's emergency channel.
Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:40:31 GMT

Hot Shots 6/17
Firehouse presents recent fires from around the country
Posted on Thu, 01 Jun 2017 12:21:00 GMT

Toyne Celebrates 75th Anniversary as Fire Apparatus Builder

Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:36:06 GMT

Detroit EMTs Get Largest Raise in Division's History
Detroit's EMS Division is the last public safety group to get a raise since the city promised all responders will see an increase in pay.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:51:05 GMT

X-Tinguish FST -- Fire Suppression Tool

Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:40:00 GMT

FDNY Members Raise Money to Attend TX Boy's Funeral
FDNY firefighters are trying to fly as many members as they can to honor five-year-old River Lawrence.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:58:05 GMT

Charging Hoverboard Sparks Fire, Displaces FL Family
A Riviera Beach family was displaced from their home after a charging hoverboard sparked a fire.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:51:13 GMT

Pumper with Full Response Crew Cab Delivered to Hollandale, WI
The Hollandale, WI, Fire District has recently taken delivery of a pumper/tanker built by Custom Fire Apparatus.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:32:29 GMT

TX Firefighters Walk Out over Chief Being Let Go
After their chief was let go, the entire Wills Point volunteer fire department walked off in protest.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:16:55 GMT

Truck Fire, Explosion Nearly Destroys NV Apartments
Cell phone video shows a truck engulfed in flames right next to a Las Vegas apartment building.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:06:25 GMT

FDNY Rescues Three Trapped Construction Workers
New York City firefighters rescued three construction workers in Queens after a structural collapse.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:57:43 GMT

Michael Accardo III of the St. Tammany Fire District 9 has been selected as the winner of the 2017 VCOS Training Officer Recognition Award by TargetSolutions.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:45:49 GMT

Southern CA Firefighters Pull in $250K in Overtime
The list of California's highest-earning public employees for 2016 includes some first responders.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:37:35 GMT

CA Wildfire Threat Grows Even as Heat Wave Eases
Record temperatures in California are easing, but the risk of wildfire was expected to grow Thursday.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:24:00 GMT

Concerns Raised About NM Brush Fire Response
A Farmington family is questioning why firefighters took nearly an hour to respond to the blaze.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:11:52 GMT

Rain Quells AZ Wildfire that Destroyed Four Homes
A storm rolled into Sonoita and helped firefighters with a blaze that swept through a residential area.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:58:25 GMT

TN Firefighters Endangered by Erratic 911 System
A poorly performing computer program in Knox County is placing firefighters and police in danger.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:31:04 GMT

CA City Averts Firefighter Layoffs in New Budget
Redding City Council approved the fire chief's request to avoid cutting an already thin department.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:19:28 GMT

IL Firefighter Remembered for Kindness, Charity
Decatur firefighter Micah Wakeman was honored Tuesday for an extraordinary life well-lived.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:30:00 GMT




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