Fire station mold forces firefighters to sleep in their trucks

Posted on Sat, 25 Jan 2020 12:05:38 +0000
Black mold discovered during repairs caused the Michigan station to be temporarily shut down

Factors favor possible mega-wildfire event in Texas, officials say

Posted on Sat, 25 Jan 2020 11:27:47 +0000
Fire officials said weather and climate conditions put Central Texas at risk of major wildfires

FF-paramedic who needs kidney transplant inspires colleagues to become donors

Posted on Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:09:32 +0000
Ohio Firefighter-Paramedic Mike Weissmann is currently awaiting a match to a living donor

Dispatch guidelines for Wuhan coronavirus call screening released

Posted on Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:34:19 +0000
The guidelines urge early notification of first responders if patients have possible symptoms of the virus

Photo of the Week: Florida firefighters rescue man stuck in a tree

Posted on Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:53:46 +0000

6 firefighters seriously injured in fire truck crash in Australia

Posted on Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:37:13 +0000
The volunteer firefighters were battling wildfires in New South Wales when the crash occurred

How puppies behind bars are rescuing the rescuers

Posted on Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:22:56 +0000
First responders and veterans suffering from PTSD share how service dogs have changed their lives

2 killed in Houston explosion

Posted on Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:21:16 +0000
Officials said debris from the blast was spread out for about half a mile and are warning residents to avoid the area

Heavy rescue truck struck by semi in Mo.

Posted on Fri, 24 Jan 2020 14:37:10 +0000
Firefighters were at the scene of a crash when the semi-truck struck and damaged their vehicle

FF-medic hit by car says firefighters fear highways more than fire

Posted on Fri, 24 Jan 2020 12:56:12 +0000
Fort Worth Firefighter-Paramedic Shonna Moorman says she's facing a "very long recovery" and plans to campaign for highway safety for first responders

Gender neutral or gender inclusive? What to consider in fire station design

Posted on Fri, 24 Jan 2020 12:38:13 +0000
Understanding the different models to facility design can help fire service leaders find the best solution for their department

Detroit firefighters disciplined for photo in front of burning house

Posted on Fri, 24 Jan 2020 12:00:02 +0000
Thirteen firefighters and four sergeants were disciplined for the photo taken on New Year's Eve

3 US firefighters killed in Australia aerial crash identified

Posted on Fri, 24 Jan 2020 02:50:05 +0000
Three U.S. firefighters were on a firebombing mission, when the C-130 crashed into the mountains near the Australian capital of Canberra

8 things to know about the deployment of US firefighters to Australia

Posted on Thu, 23 Jan 2020 22:24:10 +0000
Hundreds of U.S. firefighters are currently deployed or tasked to deploy to assist their Australian counterparts in battling the worst wildfires in the continent’s history

Report: Apparatus in crash that killed 3 was speeding

Posted on Thu, 23 Jan 2020 19:28:18 +0000
A recent police report found that the Phoenix Fire Department fire truck involved in an April 2019 crash was going at least 20 miles per hour over the speed limit

Firefighter killed in suspected murder-suicide

Posted on Thu, 23 Jan 2020 18:43:12 +0000
Police say the suspect waited outside his estranged wife’s home before shooting the firefighter and then himself

Ex-deputy fire chief's felony conviction for alleged false time sheets overturned

Posted on Thu, 23 Jan 2020 17:32:34 +0000
The former deputy fire chief may be retried after an appellate court said pieces of evidence at his original trial were "unsatisfactory"

Fallen fire captain's daughter testifies that propane line was cut at blast site

Posted on Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:22:03 +0000
The explosion that killed Farmington Fire Rescue Capt. Michael Bell in September has revived support for legislation to prevent propane-related disasters

3 things smart shoppers look for in tech to reduce crashes and decrease response times

Posted on Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:19:53 +0000
Turning red lights to green can be practical and affordable, if you know what to look for

Hoseline deployment: Avoid the ‘spaghetti’ pile

Posted on Thu, 23 Jan 2020 15:29:15 +0000
Video captures how hoseline kinks and piling can hamper water flow and advancement efforts