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

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

Fire Dispatch: Planning for Peak Performance
Barry Furey argues the need to develop plans to ensure effective performance during periods of high dispatch demand.
Posted on Thu, 01 Jun 2017 09:00:00 GMT

Retired Boston FF Credited with Saving Man's Life
Ron Savicki was working at a Weymouth hardware store and reacted when a man had a heart attack.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:15:29 GMT

Heat, Terrain Pose Challenges in Fighting CA Wildfire
Firefighters are facing several challenges against the Holcomb fire in the San Bernardino Mountains.
Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:58:32 GMT

Elm Valley, OH, Joint Fire District Takes Delivery of Pumper/Tanker
The Elm Valley Joint Fire District in Ashley, OH, has taken delivery of a Midwest Fire side control tanker-pumper built on a Freightliner M2 106 chassis.
Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:18:24 GMT

OH Firefighters Respond to Tractor-Trailer Blaze
A news reporter was the first to arrive on scene and documented every moment of the response.
Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:43:40 GMT

Raw Footage Shows CA Firefighters Tackling Home Blaze
In this raw footage, Hemet firefighters tackle a fire at a two-story home early Tuesday night.
Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:27:56 GMT

TX Firefighters Tour Building to Learn from Deem Tragedy
Texas departments are trying to learn from the tragedy that killed San Antonio firefighter Scott Deem.
Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:07:46 GMT

AZ Dept. Holds Camp for HS Girls Interested in Service
The Goodyear Fire Department is hosting a weeklong camp for local high school girls.
Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:59:11 GMT

TX Firefighters Save Elderly Couple from Sinking Car
Plano firefighters and bystanders helped save an elderly couple whose car plunged into a pond.
Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:51:26 GMT

FFs Rescue Woman from Roof of Burning MA Home
Lawrence firefighters rescued the woman from a burning three-story home early Wednesday.
Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:41:40 GMT

Minority Groups Call for Boston FD to Diversify
The advocates are asking Boston's mayor to develop a "comprehensive package of diversity solutions."
Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:26:12 GMT

NY Firefighters Review Rare Hazmat Response
A West Utica woman attempted to make abrin -- a chemical more toxic than ricin -- and then ingested it.
Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:13:32 GMT

Firehouse Magazine Volunteer Run Survey 2016
To obtain as large a sample as possible, Firehouse Magazine is asking any interested volunteer fire department to complete and return this survey form.
Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:00:00 GMT

Strategic Response Plan in Place for Growing CT Town
Manchester's rapid growth has led to mounting pressure on fire and emergency medical services.
Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:56:45 GMT

Emergency Reporting Partners with Halligan for Mobile Truck Checks by Phone or Tablet

Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:45:11 GMT

CA Wildfire Grows, but Mandatory Evac Lifted
The Holcomb fire in the San Bernardino Mountains has grown to 1,200 acres and is 10 percent contained.
Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:42:15 GMT

NY Passes Cancer Bill for Volunteer FFs
The bill is aimed at providing medical coverage for volunteers diagnosed with job-related cancers.
Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:26:13 GMT

MO Firefighters Battle Warehouse Blaze
Nearly 100 Kansas City firefighters took a defensive approach to the three-story building Tuesday.
Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:18:55 GMT

LAFD May Soon Seek Permission to Fly Drones
Los Angeles fire officials say drones could help locate missing hikers and gauge risks on fire scenes.
Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:00:00 GMT

32 Chicago FD Brass 'Resign' and Return to Rank-and-File
The Chicago firefighters chose to return to their previous ranks amid a pay and benefits dispute.
Posted on Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:48:55 GMT

RI Firefighters Still Seeking Disability Protections
A vote on a bill that would allow firefighters to retire with two-thirds pay due to illness was postponed.
Posted on Tue, 20 Jun 2017 22:51:54 GMT



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