How this engineer helps firefighters switch red lights to green without ever stopping

Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 09:06:04 +0000
Turns out, there’s a simple and logical way to do traffic preemption without going broke

Philadelphia house fire injures at least 12 people, two critically

Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 05:31:27 +0000
Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel said that firefighters confronted a “chaotic” situation when they arrived with victims outside in the front and back of the building as well inside while a heavy fire raged on the first floor

How to minimize roadway hazards on residential or rural roads

Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 05:09:17 +0000
Near-Miss Report underscores the dangers of distracted or dangerous driving on all types of roadways

Pink fire truck used for cancer awareness events is now for sale

Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 04:46:41 +0000
Wes Hubbard, an Ames firefighter who helped to organize Story County Responders Care, said volunteers for the group have dwindled and there aren't enough funds coming in to help insure and fuel the vehicle.

Pa. city to host 116th annual Six-County Firemen’s Association Convention

Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 04:30:47 +0000
The convention during the winter of 1903-04 to unite the firefighters into one organization that would have a larger say in the State Firemen’s Association of Pennsylvania

Police: Firefighter fatally hit by ambulance had likely been drinking

Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 03:17:13 +0000
Port Jervis Fire Department Firefighter Nicholas McKeon was sleeping in front of the bay doors and was killed after being struck by an ambulance responding to a call

The critical role of the volunteer fire chief

Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 03:12:35 +0000
How volunteer fire chiefs can effectively serve their communities and value their members

US releases review on removing vegetation to stop wildfires

Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 03:05:12 +0000
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management announced in 2017 it planned the review into creating so-called fuel breaks that starve fires of vegetation that can burn in the Great Basin

Sen. Mitch McConnell to meet with 9/11 first responders on victim fund

Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 02:14:11 +0000
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Monday said that it was good that McConnell agreed to meet with 9/11 responders, but that the GOP leader needs to promise to make funding permanent

Advancing the mission: The value of fire service partnerships

Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 02:04:03 +0000
Connect with organizations like UL FSRI, working to advance the fire service safety mission

Former NY volunteer firefighter convicted of arson

Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2019 05:22:55 +0000
A four-day trial, the Ulster County Court jury on Thursday found Michael Watzka Jr., 30, of East Kingston, guilty of third-degree arson

SC firefighter-EMT dies after medical emergency on duty

Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2019 05:01:29 +0000
Coleman Blease “Coley” Loadholt Jr., 51, of Hampton County, suffered a medical emergency while on duty at the fire station on June 17

Automate shift bidding to increase productivity, transparency and morale (white paper)

Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2019 05:00:00 +0000
Download the free white paper to learn how to establish a more fair and equitable shift bidding process to save time and improve employee engagement

NY firefighter struck, killed by ambulance

Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2019 04:26:14 +0000
Port Jervis Fire Department Firefighter Nicholas McKeon was asleep in front of the bay door when the ambulance struck him on its way out

Former NY fire captain faces grand larceny felony charge

Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2019 04:14:12 +0000
Alex November, 30, of Glen Cove, is faces charges for falsifying business records, along with a misdemeanor charge of official misconduct

Alaska FF-paramedic climbs mountain after near-fatal fall 2 years ago

Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2019 02:41:25 +0000
Rob Whitney, a fellow firefighter and experienced mountain runner, is helping prepare Schultz for Mount Marathon, the punishing and often perilous July 4 race

Mass. city closes streets for funeral of Boston firefighter

Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2019 01:43:40 +0000
Boston Fire Lt. Paul Hoban passed away suddenly at his home on Sunday, June 16, he was 57

"Go big early" at historically unpredictable refinery fires

Posted on Sun, 23 Jun 2019 09:08:35 +0000
Initial observations from the Philadelphia chemical facility fire underscore importance of preplanning and SMEs

NY firefighters raise $8K for Muscular Dystrophy Association's Fill the Boot campaign

Posted on Sun, 23 Jun 2019 11:00:00 +0000
Contributions have helped fund groundbreaking research and life-enhancing programs such as state-of-the-art support groups and Care Centers

Texas city considers merger of two fire stations

Posted on Sun, 23 Jun 2019 11:00:00 +0000
The talks of merging the stations at a new location comes amid discussions of building a new police station somewhere on the city's west side