Fire operations to save SS Jeremiah O’Brien at massive Pier 45 fire in San Francisco

Posted on Thu, 28 May 2020 23:15:55 +0000
In this episode, host Marc Bashoor speaks with Lt. Jonathan Baxter about San Francisco’s massive Pier 45 fire

Minneapolis 'war zone': FFs respond to 30 arson fire incidents amid protests

Posted on Thu, 28 May 2020 22:31:39 +0000
Fire apparatus damaged by rocks and other projectiles thrown by protesters; police sent to assist fire crews

12 creative firefighter videos on TikTok

Posted on Thu, 28 May 2020 20:14:34 +0000
Using the hashtag #firefightersoftiktok, members of the fire service show off their creative side using the popular social media platform

Podcast: How to prepare for and respond to violence at protests

Posted on Thu, 28 May 2020 15:07:47 +0000
Chris Cebollero and Greg Friese, MS, NRP, discuss EMS MCI response lessons learned from protests turned violent in Ferguson and Dallas

FD report: George Floyd was 'pulseless, unresponsive' in ambulance

Posted on Thu, 28 May 2020 13:07:58 +0000
The Minneapolis Fire Department was called to assist EMS while transporting Floyd after his arrest

Fla. engineer who stopped ambulance stabbing named American Legion Firefighter of the Year

Posted on Thu, 28 May 2020 11:41:40 +0000
Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department Engineer Vincent Harper is credited with saving his partner's life when both were stabbed by a patient in October

Conn. FF witnesses crash scene, rescues elderly man

Posted on Thu, 28 May 2020 11:12:14 +0000
Hawleyville Volunteer Firefighter Reese Moffett stopped to assist the injured driver until an engine and EMS arrived

Video: Authorities seek help identifying Wash. fire station burglars

Posted on Thu, 28 May 2020 10:50:56 +0000
The burglars were caught on security camera stealing several items, including firefighting equipment

Fires erupt in Minneapolis amid growing protests over George Floyd's death

Posted on Thu, 28 May 2020 06:44:03 +0000
Videos show paramedic performing CPR on a man lying on the sidewalk, fires shrouding Lake Street neighborhood in smoke

4 personal vehicle response tips for firefighters

Posted on Thu, 28 May 2020 05:00:10 +0000
Read and follow your department’s policies on POV use, and drive safely

NVFC announces 2021 Training Summit

Posted on Thu, 28 May 2020 02:15:20 +0000
A Virtual Preview later this year will offer training and feature course ‘snapshots’ of the 2021 event

SF pier fire continues to burn; SS Jeremiah O’Brien moved

Posted on Wed, 27 May 2020 22:47:30 +0000
Moving the World War II-era ship allows fire boats better access to control flare-ups at the pier

FDIC canceled; new event scheduled for 2020

Posted on Wed, 27 May 2020 18:10:42 +0000
The first United Fire Conference will be held in September, and will focus on international firefighting issues, including pandemic response, infection control and emergency planning

Video: Off-duty FF pleads with Minneapolis police to assess George Floyd

Posted on Wed, 27 May 2020 16:28:26 +0000
A woman who identified herself as a Minneapolis firefighter told officers to check Floyd's vital signs

Idaho fire captain, EMT dies in accident at home

Posted on Wed, 27 May 2020 16:08:54 +0000
Horseshoe Bend Fire Department Capt. Carter Duke, 69, was an Air Force veteran and volunteered at the department for nearly 20 years

Rocky Mountain Pandemic: An inside look at how Eagle County, Colorado – home of Vail – has managed the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on Wed, 27 May 2020 15:43:11 +0000
As the State of Colorado eases measures put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we take a look at how one community with an early outbreak took aggressive measures to contain the spread of the virus – and emerge stronger than ever.

Everything your department needs to know about buying fire records management software: A guide

Posted on Wed, 27 May 2020 14:59:28 +0000
Learn about the 5 key points decision-makers should consider before the purchase

After the Pomp and Circumstance: There is so much MORE to learn

Posted on Wed, 27 May 2020 14:46:29 +0000
A random encounter with a Latvian prompted my commitment to learn something new every day

3 Ohio FFs injured in vacant house fire

Posted on Wed, 27 May 2020 14:41:54 +0000
Middletown Fire Chief Paul Lolli said two firefighters suffered heat exhaustion and one partially fell through the floor

Local governments providing hazard pay, stipends for first responders

Posted on Wed, 27 May 2020 14:05:55 +0000
Several local governments have implemented hazard pay and stipends for first responders and other front-line workers during the COVID-19 pandemic