Observing Memorial Day through the eyes of a veteran

Posted on Sat, 27 May 2017 19:48:33 GMT
Every year, Memorial Day becomes less and less of a national holiday

How to honor a fallen service member's life this Memorial Day

Posted on Sat, 27 May 2017 12:00:00 GMT
Amid the backyard barbecues and price-slashing sales, thousands across the country are remembering their loved ones

Calif. county fire chiefs' panel studying feasibility of new ambulance service role

Posted on Sat, 27 May 2017 09:00:00 GMT
Leaders of the 14 fire service agencies across the county are weighing taking a leadership role in delivering EMS services

5 things not to do on Memorial Day

Posted on Fri, 26 May 2017 19:44:22 GMT
Memorial Day has a specific purpose, and maintaining that purpose is important

Memorial Day: Pasta salad, road trips and discount mattresses?

Posted on Fri, 26 May 2017 19:39:43 GMT
Lest we forget, Memorial Day is about remembering our fallen troops, not perfecting our baked beans recipe

FFs rescue woman caught in machine at razor factory

Posted on Fri, 26 May 2017 14:38:22 GMT
It took a fire department crew about 17 minutes to disentangle her arm from the machine

Va. FD launches community paramedicine program

Posted on Fri, 26 May 2017 14:32:11 GMT
The program is focused on improving the lives of patients, lowering healthcare costs and using EMS providers as resources to solve healthcare problems

Report yields new details in 2014 Yosemite air tanker crash 

Posted on Fri, 26 May 2017 14:21:36 GMT
Soon after the plane went down investigators came to believe its left wing probably struck a tree

Fireworks ignite inside grocery store, prompting evacuation

Posted on Fri, 26 May 2017 14:05:29 GMT
People fleeing the grocery store feared the panic was caused by a shooter in the building

Ohio firefighter dies after battle with cancer

Posted on Fri, 26 May 2017 13:57:08 GMT
Michael Palumbo was behind the act that provided worker’s compensation for FFs with occupational cancers

LODD: Calif. inmate FF dies after tree falls on him

Posted on Fri, 26 May 2017 13:45:40 GMT
Prison officials said Matthew Beck was leading a crew clearing brush to contain a fire

Six months after wildfire, Gatlinburg area getting back on its feet

Posted on Fri, 26 May 2017 12:44:18 GMT
Although much rebirth already has been accomplished, there is still a long road ahead

Proposed program would help Chicago first responders buy city homes

Posted on Fri, 26 May 2017 12:00:00 GMT
The “public safety officer homebuyer assistance” program aims to improve safety in crime-plagued neighborhoods

Appreciating our military: Veterans’ benefits pre-date America

Posted on Thu, 25 May 2017 19:52:33 GMT
The acknowledgment of the sacrifice given by military veterans began even before the U.S. was a country

What is the right way to observe Memorial Day?

Posted on Thu, 25 May 2017 19:29:09 GMT
People have the right to do whatever it is that makes them happy, provided it does not infringe upon another's right to do the same

Pilot dead after medical helicopter crash in Del.

Posted on Thu, 25 May 2017 18:08:39 GMT
The helicopter was going through a training flight when it went down

Firefighters rescue cow stuck in 8-foot hole

Posted on Thu, 25 May 2017 16:40:32 GMT
It took a total of seven people to free the cow from the water-filled drainage hole

Former NFL player reunited with first responders who saved his life

Posted on Thu, 25 May 2017 16:06:35 GMT
The retired football player thanked the two men who treated him after his career-ending injury

Former Pa. fire chief was 'man of character'

Posted on Thu, 25 May 2017 15:28:14 GMT
Michael Pacelli Jr. was a 50-year member of the Youngwood Volunteer Hose Company No. 1, where he served as chief from 1971 to 1985

Houston FFs unhappy with pension bill passed by Texas House

Posted on Thu, 25 May 2017 15:17:51 GMT
A Senate version of the pension bill is headed for the governor’s desk without the amendments firefighters wanted