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New Jersey Firefighter Dies After Call

Wed, Sep 10, 2014

Byram Township (NJ) Firefighter Richard Choate, 68, died of cardiac arrest, according to a firefighter fatality report from the United States Fire Administration.

Congressional Flag Presentation Ceremony Honors Nation's Heroes

Mon, Sep 8, 2014

For the first time, the nation's annual tribute to our fallen firefighters will begin against the backdrop of the United States Capitol. On Wednesday, September 10 at 2:00 pm, leaders of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus will present 107 American flags flown over the U.S. Capitol to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF). These flags will be given to surviving relatives at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service on October 12th in Emmitsburg, Maryland.  

Several Washington D.C. Fire Apparatus Fail Inspection

Mon, Sep 8, 2014

Seven of 17 ladder trucks with the D.C. fire department have failed inspection and have been taken out of service.

Actions Speak Louder than Words

Mon, Sep 8, 2014

It's that time of year again when many of us will pay tribute to and honor 343 members of the Fire Department of New York who made the supreme sacrifice on the most devastating day in fire service history and thousands of civilians who were killed by terrorist acts at the World Trade Center; the Pentagon; and Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

Apparatus Deliveries

Mon, Sep 8, 2014

New apparatus deliveries.

How Elevated Homes Alter Firefighting Tactics

Mon, Sep 8, 2014

Mauro V. "Buzz" Baldanza-About 900 homes were devastated by Hurricane Sandy along the New Jersey shore. Since the 2012 storm, residents have been lifting their homes to meet new elevation requirements. These homes present a number of firefighting challenges.

Australia Firefighters Injured in Nitrate Explosion

Sun, Sep 7, 2014

A police officer and four firefighters were among those hospitalised after a truck carrying ammonium nitrate rolled over and exploded near Charleville in south-west Queensland

Bridge Crash Extrication in Florida

Thu, Sep 4, 2014

It was a very busy day tour for members of Fort Lauderdale (FL) Fire Rescue (FLFR) Engine Co. 3.

Don't Throw Out the Baby with the Bathwater

Thu, Sep 4, 2014

The fire service has always had a very interesting perspective on change.

City of Maricopa Fire Department Adds Fire Fuel-Efficient Ford Fusions to Fleet

Wed, Sep 3, 2014

The City of Maricopa Fire Department has added four new Ford Fusions to its fleet, replacing aging large SUVs and trucks, to serve as emergency response vehicles for executive staff.

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Midwest Fire Hires New Account Representative

January 26, 2015 Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company (Midwest Fire) announced today that the company has hired Dalton Lingbeck...

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