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Three Killed in Texas Ambulance Crash

Tue, Feb 11, 2014

Three people were killed and an ambulance driver injured when an ambulance crashed on North U.S. Highway 87.

California Firefighter Critically Injured During Training

Tue, Feb 11, 2014

A firefighter was critically injured during training over the weekend in Selma, California.

Fire Erupts at Glendale (CA) Strip Mall

Mon, Feb 10, 2014

Firefighters battled a three-alarm fire that erupted at a single-story strip mall in Glendale

Rural Metro (TN) Firefighters Extricate Victims in High-Speed Crash

Mon, Feb 10, 2014

Australian Wildfires Destroy Homes, Hurt Firefighter

Sun, Feb 9, 2014

Scores of wildfires raging across southeast Australia in dry and windy summer conditions on Sunday destroyed homes and injured a firefighter.

Death Brings Focus to D.C. Fire Cadet Program

Sun, Feb 9, 2014

Despite a history of missteps, a cadet program designed to groom young firefighters fresh out of D.C. high schools has become a cornerstone of Fire Chief Kenneth B. Ellerbe's tumultuous tenure.

Buffalo Suburb Adopts First Responder Technology

Fri, Feb 7, 2014

The Main-Transit Fire Department, which operates across the Buffalo, NY, suburb of Amherst, announced today the adoption of first responder technology CommandScopeTM to assist in saving lives and property in cases of emergencies.

Chicago Firefighters Extinguish High-Rise Fire

Fri, Feb 7, 2014

Chicago firefighters responded to a basement fire Thursday night that sent smoke into the upper floors of a high rise on the city's north side.

Publication Highlights Health Risks and Effects of Synthetic Cannabinoid Drugs

Thu, Feb 6, 2014

A team of forensic scientists convened by Barry K. Logan Ph.D., Vice President of Forensic Science Initiatives and Chief of Forensic Toxicology at NMS Labs, and Executive Director of the Center for Forensic Science Research and Education, has completed a review of the documented adverse health effects associated with the use of the synthetic cannabinoid drugs. The article was recently published in Forensic Science Review.

Nash County (NC) Firefighters Battle Cold Weather, Snow, Ice and Fire

Thu, Feb 6, 2014

On January 30, 2014, the West Mount (NC) Fire Department was dispatched to a possible structure fire shortly before 4:00 p.m. at   4067 S. Old Carriage Road.

Indiana Firefighter Falls Through Floor in House Fire

Wed, Feb 5, 2014

Two firefighters and a civilian were injured this morning at a raging Westside house fire.

Consideration for Body Armor for Firefighters and EMS Personnel

Wed, Feb 5, 2014

The evening of January 6th turned out to be far more eventful for Fire Station #20 on West 25th in Cleveland, Ohio, than any of those on duty that night may have anticipated.

Las Vegas Firefighters Look to Take Over Ambulance Transport

Wed, Feb 5, 2014

Las Vegas (NV) firefighters are moving to take over ambulance transport in the city.

Philadelphia Firefighters Union Leader Blasts Lack of Charges in Fatal Fire

Tue, Feb 4, 2014

The leader of the Philadelphia firefighters' union on Tuesday called the decision not to charge the owners of a dilapidated Kensington mill that burned in 2012, killing two firefighters in a wall collapse, "shameful."

It’s American Heart Month! Are You Heart Strong?

Tue, Feb 4, 2014

Year after year, heart attack is the leading cause of line-of-duty death, and countless first responders struggle with medical issues such as hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes, and heart disease.

City of Dubuque (IA) Now Accepting Applications for Position of Fire Chief

Tue, Feb 4, 2014

Applicants must submit a Civil Service application to the City Personnel Office by 5:00 p.m. on February 14, 2014.

Motorola Solutions Introduces the Minitor VI Pager

Mon, Feb 3, 2014

The needs and environments of volunteer firefighters and EMS personnel are unique and challenging. Budgets are small, distances great, cellular coverage spotty -- yet the mission remains critical: helping to protect communities and helping to save lives.

Ocala (FL) Firefighters Respond to Rollover Collision

Mon, Feb 3, 2014

A three-vehicle collision that resulted in a rollover occurred at an intersection this morning in Ocala, Florida.

Two People Escape Indianapolis (IN) House Fire

Mon, Feb 3, 2014

Two people escaped uninjured after their Indianapolis (IN) home caught fire, forcing them out into the cold on Friday.

Howard County's Medical Director Selected as Top 10 EMS Innovators

Sat, Feb 1, 2014

Dr. Kevin Seaman, Medical Director of Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS) has been selected as an innovator in Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

D.C. Firefighters Reportedly Failed to Aid Dying Man

Fri, Jan 31, 2014

Two employees of the D.C. fire department have been suspended without pay in the case of a man who died near a fire station.

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