Historic NY fireboat to get $500,000 in repairs

Posted on Mon, 17 Dec 2018 04:45:47 +0000
The Edward M. Cotter — believed to be the oldest active fireboat in the world — has been putting out fires and breaking up ice for 118 years

Tenn. fire dept. rescues dog stuck underground

Posted on Mon, 17 Dec 2018 04:26:38 +0000
Bluff City Volunteer Fire Department firefighters saved a dog that was stuck under large rocks after going down into a hole

Intrinsic firefighter PPE safety: A new perspective

Posted on Mon, 17 Dec 2018 04:00:31 +0000
Recommending NFPA PPE product standards incorporate systematic ways of regulating restricted substances for new products

Baseball game raffle raises over $60K for fallen firefighter’s daughter

Posted on Mon, 17 Dec 2018 03:47:30 +0000
Half of the earnings from the 50/50 raffle at the Boston Bruins game will go to the daughter of firefighter Christopher Roy

Fla. fire Lt. arrested for allegedly making cannabis oil inside firehouse

Posted on Mon, 17 Dec 2018 03:38:51 +0000
Tavoris Allen was arrested on a charge of possession of a controlled substance after someone discovered a working botanical extractor device in the station

Q&A: Leveling up fire-based EMS

Posted on Mon, 17 Dec 2018 03:20:41 +0000
Protecting lives, prevention and emergency response: why EMS is a core part of the fire service mission

Fire marshal: FDNY rigged LODD probe of firefighter killed on film set

Posted on Mon, 17 Dec 2018 02:57:12 +0000
Fire Marshal Scott Specht claimed the investigation into Michael Davidson’s death was rigged so Edward Norton’s production company would not be blamed

Training Day: Emergency breathing with the RIT

Posted on Mon, 17 Dec 2018 12:00:00 +0000
Use the following drills to train firefighters in emergency rescue breathing when deployed with the rapid intervention team

Hundreds honor FDNY firefighter killed in road rage incident

Posted on Sun, 16 Dec 2018 05:59:56 +0000
"A wonderful outpouring of love for a really nice young man who was just starting out his career," FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro said

Ill. city pushes vacant house demolitions after 20th arson

Posted on Sun, 16 Dec 2018 05:38:51 +0000
Decatur fire officials said the most recent fire highlights an ongoing problem caused by a surplus of vacant and abandoned properties

Ill. first responders compete to raise money for Salvation Army

Posted on Sun, 16 Dec 2018 04:58:17 +0000
The goal of this year's two-day event is to raise $25,000, an amount that is set to be matched by a private donor

Conn. fire dept. hires first black female firefighter

Posted on Sun, 16 Dec 2018 01:30:00 +0000
Kafi Davis, who left her first career at the Department of Children and Families to train to become a firefighter, will go to EMT school next

Officials release 911 calls from onset of deadly Calif. wildfire

Posted on Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:30:00 +0000
The calls offer a chilling glimpse into the moments when the Camp fire arrived at the Butte County’s doorstep

3 rescued from W. Va. coal mine

Posted on Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:30:00 +0000
Three people who had been missing for days were found inside Elk Run Coal's Rock House Powellton mine

Video: Texas man rescued from 30-foot manhole

Posted on Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:30:00 +0000
Houston responders rescued a man who fell into the open manhole as he was walking

2 FDNY EMTs hurt after 2nd first responder assault in recent days

Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 05:01:56 +0000
An EMT was knocked unconscious and another suffered broken ribs just a few days after another violent incident on a call

Mo. firefighter hurt in fire truck crash

Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 04:07:53 +0000
Elijah Sell was extricated and airlifted to the hospital after the fire truck he was in rolled over

5 tips to boost to fire-based EMS training performance

Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 03:42:49 +0000
Setting the right objectives during firefighter training is the key to reaching them

Houston official proposes garbage fee to finance firefighter pay raise

Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 03:36:07 +0000
Under the proposal, most Houston homeowners would be charged a flat, monthly fee between $25 and $40 to help the city absorb the cost of raises for firefighters

Fire trucks get special makeover for funeral of firefighter killed in line of duty

Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 03:07:58 +0000
Harris Auto Body shut down its collision center to detail the trucks that will be used in the funeral of Christopher Roy