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The Coolest Fire & EMS Stations in North America
Ted Galante highlighted 10 fire stations that focused on site use, sustainability and inventive designs to create highly functional facilities.
Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 20:09:11 GMT



Decontamination Pathways in Fire Stations
Paul Erickson is working to update the fire station hot zone concept by adding decontamination pathways for the removal of toxins.
Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 20:09:08 GMT



VIKING High-Tech Firefighter Hoods Narrow the Safety Gap

Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 15:39:22 GMT



Fame Fire Co. 3 in West Chester, PA, Gets Heavy Rescue
Firefighters with the Fame Fire Co. No 3, in West Chester, PA, has purchased a Custom Fire Apparatus heavy rescue.
Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 14:41:33 GMT



FL Firefighter Facing New Battle after Car Wreck
Ft. Lauderdale firefighter Vince Castelly was seriously injured in a car wreck last Wednesday.
Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 14:23:20 GMT



Building a Solar Community at a Michigan Fire Station
Dave Strenski shares the story of how a fire station in Ypsilanti, MI, was able to obtain a solar roof.
Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 11:00:00 GMT



Rope Access into Technical Rescue
Tom Pendley explains what the fire service can learn from the rope access community.
Posted on Mon, 01 May 2017 12:14:00 GMT



Four NY Firefighters Hurt When Apparatus Overturns
Four Bay Ridge volunteer firefighters were injured when their apparatus overturned returning from a call.
Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 20:30:00 GMT



FFs among 15 Injured in NYC Apartment Fire
Firefighters were among the injured during an early morning apartment fire on Staten Island.
Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 15:28:22 GMT



IN Station Takes Heavy Damage from Tornado
A Clinton County fire station lost an entire outer wall when it was hit by a tornado Saturday night.
Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 15:26:55 GMT



FF Amendments Stripped from Houston Pension Reform
Stripped from the new proposal that emerged Sunday were three amendments backed by firefighters.
Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 15:04:51 GMT



AZ Department Working to Recruit Women FFs
Phoenix is stepping up recruitment efforts with women making up only 4 percent of its firefighters.
Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 14:30:13 GMT



Photos: New Orleans Building Collapses During Blaze
A four-alarm fire destroyed a two-story, mixed-use building in the 7th Ward.
Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 14:26:23 GMT



CO Firefighters Practice High-Rise Skills
About 40 first responders from Colorado Springs, Black Forest and Falcon took part in the exercise.
Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 14:20:53 GMT



Instagram Video Sparks Criminal Probe into CA Fire
A criminal investigation was launched after a video showing the start of the Gate fire hit social media.
Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 14:14:23 GMT



New Chief Rubin Sees 'Great Opportunity' in VA City
Former Atlanta and D.C. Fire Chief Dennis Rubin talked about his expectations for Petersburg.
Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 13:36:21 GMT



Fire, Police Have Staffing Concerns in NH Town
Salem officials say fire and police staffing levels have been stagnant since the early- to mid-1990s.
Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 13:20:13 GMT



FFs Make Progress as GA Wildfire Slows
Crews have made significant progress with growth of the West Mims Fire slowing in recent days.
Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 13:07:00 GMT



Firefighters from Across World Compete in VA
Firefighting crews from around the world competed in Virginia Beach this past weekend.
Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 12:53:58 GMT



Four-Gas Monitoring for the Fire Service
Nick Bonstell explains the basic sensors on a four-gas monitor and how to apply them on hazmat calls.
Posted on Mon, 01 May 2017 11:49:00 GMT




Nashville is drawing more than just big crowds. The exhibitors are eager to visit Music City as well.
Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 05:00:00 GMT



MI Firefighter Hurt in Wall Collapse
Video captured the moment a wall collapsed and pinned a firefighter against the ground in Iron Mountain.
Posted on Sun, 21 May 2017 20:05:19 GMT



Collapse Traps MI Firefighter at Burger King Fire
An Iron Mountain firefighter was trapped after the wall of a gas station and fast food restaurant collapsed.
Posted on Sun, 21 May 2017 20:03:24 GMT



Three Perish in KY House Fire
An 8-year-old and her parents died in an early morning house fire in Lexington.
Posted on Sun, 21 May 2017 13:00:00 GMT



Airtankers, Helicopters Called to Battle CA Wildfire
The Gate Fire has consumed over 800 acres and is threatening Dulzura where evacuations were considered.
Posted on Sun, 21 May 2017 12:00:00 GMT



 

 
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