IAFC, VCOS release report on firefighter behavioral health

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:46:49 GMT
The report raises awareness of emotional and behavioral health problems as well as the importance of changing culture

Responders begin 600-mile 'Brotherhood Ride' to honor fallen colleagues

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:23:48 GMT
The annual tribute began by reading the names of 531 firefighters, paramedics and police officers the group has honored in 10 years

3 Nev. firefighters hurt after roof collapses during house fire

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:20:28 GMT
Authorities believe the fire started after an unattended grill exploded

Mass. firefighters express hoarding concerns after fatal house fire

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:09:10 GMT
Fall River Fire Capt. and investigator Neil Furtado said the house was "jam packed" and they were afraid the floor would give in

Everything you need to know about thermal imaging camera grants

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:54:54 GMT
Clearly outline how new TIC technology will benefit fire operation, firefighter safety and nearby fire departments in your grant application

Firefighters help capture bear wandering around Pa. town

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:47:17 GMT
Crews broke the bear's fall in a tarp after a tranquilizer began to set in

2 teens honored for saving family from burning home

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:21:05 GMT
Anthony Batiato and Kasandra Catlett were on their way to watch a movie when they spotted the house on fire

FDNY firefighters rescue 10 from disabled seaplane

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:06:23 GMT
The pilot tried to take off from the East River, but on the third attempt the plane hit the water and the aircraft was damaged

Some urge fire sprinkler mandates across U.S. after Honolulu fire

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:13:39 GMT
Officials estimate about 300 high-rises on Oahu still lack the fire prevention measure

Firefighters stop spread of huge wildfire near Yosemite

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:08:54 GMT
The blaze burning for a week has scorched just over 119 square miles; it could take crews another two weeks to fully surround it

DC firefighters rescue man stuck in trash chute

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:04:27 GMT
The man was throwing out trash at an apartment building when he thought he dropped his cellphone in the chute

Body of Ill. battalion chief comes home with firefighter honors

Posted on Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:00:49 GMT
Todd Middendorf, described as a "cornerstone" of the department, died unexpectedly while on vacation

Fire dept. gets started on recruiting early with camp for kids

Posted on Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:56:49 GMT
The second Teen Summer Camp brought dozens of children to the department to mingle with personnel and experience the business end of a fire hose

8 dead in truck, 20 dire in immigrant smuggling case

Posted on Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:47:52 GMT
San Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood said all 28 survivors were taken to hospitals, where 20 were in extremely critical or serious condition

Mont. fire fund cuts loom as blazes spread across state

Posted on Sat, 22 Jul 2017 20:10:31 GMT
An official said that there are other ways to pay firefighting costs if the season is more expensive than expected

W.Va. sends 20 firefighters to fight Rockies wildfires

Posted on Sat, 22 Jul 2017 20:08:14 GMT
A group of 14 state foresters and six volunteer firefighters will help battle the blazes

'Complete devastation' for some near Calif. wildfire

Posted on Sat, 22 Jul 2017 20:05:30 GMT
Nearly 4,500 firefighters, air tankers and fleets of helicopters and bulldozers fought the blaze

Ex-firefighter gets prison for torching colleague's home

Posted on Sat, 22 Jul 2017 20:02:45 GMT
Matthew Jurado was sentenced to 10 years in prison for the blaze at Kenneth Walker's home last year

Video: Firefighter suspended after fighting at fire scene

Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:33:13 GMT
A veteran firefighter claims a colleague nearly hit him with a fire truck while on scene

Calif. firefighter airlifted to hospital after fire truck crash

Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:24:18 GMT
Crews on scene said the firefighter was conscious and appeared to be OK