Spotlight: CATI Armor provides a lighter line of body armor

Posted on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:42:55 GMT
CATI Armor is protecting first responders with lighter, more secure body armor

Baltimore City Council president calls concern over 911 staffing

Posted on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:53:21 GMT
“At minimum, our citizens deserve for their calls to be picked up,” said City Councilman Zeke Cohen, who read aloud complaints from residents

Jury finds 2 suspects guilty of arson, firefighter murder

Posted on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:35:28 GMT
Lester Parker and Billy Tucker were sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of setting Parker’s home on fire for insurance money

Police: Firefighters helped paramedic assault his wife and her friend

Posted on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:19:29 GMT
Police said Michael Amedeo, Michael Downs and Cody Wages went to Amedeo’s former home and attacked his wife and her male friend

A third of a volunteer fire department resigns after chief is fired

Posted on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:15:26 GMT
Onalaska Fire Department Chief Andrew Martin said the issues began when commissioners tried to take over day-to-day operations

4 children, 2 adults killed in rural northern Ill. fire

Posted on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:35:56 GMT
Officials said it was impossible for firefighters to enter the house until the fire was controlled, but when they went inside they found that all six were dead

Firefighters find chaos at scene of NY factory fire

Posted on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:22:48 GMT
A blast blew a hole through the side of the building, and a wave of fire washed over the ladder truck and then receded

Fire captain's plan saved over 2.5K homes from burning in wildfire

Posted on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:02:52 GMT
Glen Ellen Cal Fire Capt. Sean Jerry's plan involved a bulldozer bursting into a canyon to dig a fire break while a back burn was set below

Igniting a change: Recruiting and retaining female firefighters in a male-dominated occupation

Posted on Tue, 21 Nov 2017 22:10:12 GMT
If departments want to promote diversity in the fire service, they have to do more to remove the barriers preventing women from becoming firefighters

Wheezing, stridor ominous signs of impending airway loss in smoke inhalation

Posted on Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:59:13 GMT
Treat aggressively with high-flow oxygen, rapid sequence intubation and Cyanokit in a patient with evidence of airway burns and CO2 poisoning

Roadway signs dedicated to 5 fallen firefighters

Posted on Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:06:17 GMT
The project, called Line of Duty Death, was a collaborative effort between Howell, the county fire department and Howard County government

Conn. firefighter injured while battling house fire

Posted on Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:01:27 GMT
When crews arrived on scene, the blaze had already engulfed the attic area and spread across the length of the home

Detroit EMS captain suspended over racist posts gets job back

Posted on Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:58:41 GMT
Capt. Tim Goodman was suspended in May after posting more than 100 allegedly racist posts on Facebook

Huge gas line fire forces evacuations in suburban Detroit

Posted on Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:34:50 GMT
Video posted by police showed flames shooting several dozen feet into the night sky

Sheriff: 6 dead in rural northern Ill. house fire

Posted on Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:33:15 GMT
The sheriff's office said first responders from eight fire departments responded to the blaze

House fire in southern Beijing suburb kills 19, injures 8

Posted on Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:30:06 GMT
Firefighters put out the fire at Xinjian Village in the district of Daxing three hours after it was reported

Firefighters rescue 2 teenagers stuck in cave

Posted on Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:26:55 GMT
It took firefighters two-and-a-half hours to pull the teens out; officials said entering the cave is dangerous and illegal

Fire burns Navy dental clinic in San Diego, 4 injured

Posted on Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:25:03 GMT
It took firefighters about 30 minutes to extinguish the blaze; the cause is under investigation

4 missing in senior home inferno, officials not hopeful

Posted on Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:19:45 GMT
The heat from the fire was so intense that one firefighter battling the blaze discovered his helmet was melting

Man says he didn't set fire that led to firefighter's death

Posted on Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:14:42 GMT
Prosecutors said Lester Parker solicited his nephew to set the fire to collect insurance money