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Award Winning Action Training Systems Releases Emergency Medical Technician Training Series

Wed, Apr 2, 2014

As our emergency responders put their lives on the line, a high degree of training is crucial--not only for the patients they serve, but for their own safety as well.

Chattanooga (TN) Firefighters Head Off Major Apartment Fire

Wed, Apr 2, 2014

Chattanooga (TN) Fire Department responded yesterday to a significant fire at an apartment complex.

Five Fire Service Professionals Earn Masters Degree at Naval Postgraduate School

Tue, Apr 1, 2014

Six fire and emergency medical service graduates were among 30 students who were awarded a Master of Arts in Security Studies March 28 the Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) at the Naval Postgraduate School. 

Woman Arrested for Battery on Clearwater (FL) Firefighter

Mon, Mar 31, 2014

A 21-year-old woman accused of assaulting a firefighter-paramedic was arrested.

National Fire Based Emergency Medical Service Key to Addressing Ambulance Service Crisis Says IFESA

Fri, Mar 28, 2014

The Irish Fire and Emergency Services Association (IFESA) said today (Friday, March 28th) that the development of integrated fire based Emergency Medical Services (EMS) on a national basis is now more urgent that ever in the light of the crisis in the National Ambulance Service (NAS) exposed in the RTE Primetime Investigates programme broadcast last night.

Hook Up The Hose Launches First Official Public Service Announcement

Thu, Mar 27, 2014

Spreading the word in a positive way has always been the motto for the Hook Up The Hose team. So why not make a video that portrays just that?

Motorola Solutions Expands Award-Winning APX Project 25 Radio Series

Thu, Mar 27, 2014

Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) announced the newest additions to its award-winning lineup of APX mission-critical two-way radios.

The Professional Volunteer Fire Department, Part 13–Customer Service

Thu, Mar 27, 2014

We have an opportunity to display our skills at every call to which we respond, writes Thomas A. Merrill

Braun Ambulances on Display at FDIC 2014

Thu, Mar 27, 2014

Braun Industries is getting ready to participate in FDIC 2014, the world's largest fire training-based conference and exhibition.

Two Boston Firefighters Killed in 9-Alarm Fire

Wed, Mar 26, 2014

Air Vacuum Corporation Celebrates 20 Years of Business

Wed, Mar 26, 2014

The Air Vacuum Corporation (AVC) is celebrating its 20th year of manufacturing and installing its AIRVAC 911 Engine Exhaust Removal Systems within Firehouses and EMS facilities.

After Almost Three Decades, Arkansas Fallen Firefighters Memorial Complete, Part 2

Wed, Mar 26, 2014

A dedication ceremony for the Arkansas Fallen Firefighters' Memorial took place at the State Capitol grounds in Little Rock, Arkansas, on March 22.

Firefighter Handcuffed by CHP Officer Files Claim

Tue, Mar 25, 2014

A Chula Vista firefighter who was handcuffed by a California Highway Patrol officer for refusing to move his fire engine at the scene of a freeway crash has filed a damage claim against the CHP.

IV Fluid Shortage: EMS Can Help

Tue, Mar 25, 2014

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) released an urgent call to action on March 20, 2014 describing immediate actions healthcare providers, hospitals, and EMS services can take to alleviate the current acute shortage of large volume intravenous solutions.

DC Woman Takes Metro to Hospital After Paramedics Argue

Mon, Mar 24, 2014

A D.C. woman who called 911 ended up getting out of an ambulance and taking Metro to a hospital after the paramedics started arguing.

FDIC 2014 Preview: Modular Construction

Mon, Mar 24, 2014

Acushnet (MA) Fire Chief Kevin Gallagher will present "Tactics and Strategies for the Hidden Hazards of Modular Construction" at FDIC 2014.

CHEMTREC Provides First Responders with Valuable Information

Fri, Mar 21, 2014

You might imagine after serving as CHEMTREC's Director of Outreach & Special Programs for the past six years and engaging in hundreds of hazardous materials conferences from Sacramento, CA to Plymouth, MA, I have heard just about anything and everything. However, after meeting thousands of responders from coast to coast, the one comment that still seems to resonate the loudest and the one comment that best sums up CHEMTREC's value for the response community is without question the one that was shared with me during the FDIC Firefighting Training Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Submit Your Best Work on Firefighters to the IAFF

Fri, Mar 21, 2014

If you told an important story about the role of professional firefighters and emergency medical personnel or public safety, you could win a cash prize up to $500.

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Student Injured by Fire; 23 Sorority Sisters Displaced

Fri, Mar 21, 2014

A fire at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater's Sigma Sigma Sigma (Tri Sigma) Sorority House, was reported at approximately 10:44 this morning, March 21, 2014.

Honor Guard Coin to Be Available at FDIC 2014

Fri, Mar 21, 2014

Don't miss your chance to pick up the exclusive Honor Guard Coin at FDIC 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Today Is World Down Syndrome Awareness Day

Fri, Mar 21, 2014

Bobby Halton has a reminder about World Down Syndrome Day and the fire service's mission to protect the most vulnerable among us.

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