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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.

Four NC Firefighters Injured in Auto Repair Shop Fire

Thu, Jan 30, 2014

Four Greensboro (NC) firefighters were injured while battling a fire at an auto repair shop.

Independence (KS) Firefighters Battle Structure Fire

Thu, Jan 30, 2014

During the early morning hours of 21 January, members of Independence (KS) Fire/EMS were alarmed for a reported fire on the patio of a single-story wood-frame dwelling

D.C. Council to Investigate Man's Death Near Fire Station

Tue, Jan 28, 2014

A D.C. Council committee will investigate the death of a man who collapsed across the street from a city fire station.


Tue, Jan 28, 2014

ROBERT B. ALLEY took over as the chief of the Newport News (VA) Fire Department on January 1.

Apparatus Deliveries

Tue, Jan 28, 2014

The Tarpon Springs (FL) Fire Rescue Department replaced a 105-foot platform with this FERRARA aerial quint.

Fires in Hospitals and Nursing Homes: Be Prepared for the Unexpected

Tue, Jan 28, 2014

In 2009, the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) redesigned its "call taking" element for dispatching FDNY fire trucks.

Pediatric Seizures

Tue, Jan 28, 2014

Scenario: "Medic 1 for the seizure call." After marking en route, you wait for the additional, "Medic 1, you are en route to 2420 John Drew Parkway for the seizure.

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. Donates More Than $200,000 to Volunteer First Responders

Mon, Jan 27, 2014

With the completion of its charitable holiday campaign, Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHOS) and its subsidiaries are donating over $200,000 to first responders in its stores’ local communities.

Chattanooga (TN) Firefighters Brave Frigid Weather to Battle Apartment Fire

Fri, Jan 24, 2014

Chattanooga (TN) firefighters endured sub-freezing temperatures at a two-alarm fire early this morning in East Brainerd.

Evacuating a Senior Living Center: What Does It Really Take?

Fri, Jan 24, 2014

In July 2012, a large and prolonged heat wave that caused many severe storms struck Chicago, Illinois.

When Molly Comes Calling

Fri, Jan 24, 2014

Scenario: The last event of the summer, "Electric Zoo"-a three-day music festival-is about to kick off on Randall's Island in New York City near the East River.

Using Social Network Analysis to Explore Emergency Services Networks

Fri, Jan 24, 2014

When we speak of today's social networks, most people think of online tools like Facebook or Twitter, which allow us to keep up with friends and coworkers while ensuring that we are constantly informed about the trials and tribulations of our favorite celebrities.

Portland (OR) Fire Bureau Reviews Use of Rapid Response Vehicles

Wed, Jan 22, 2014

The Portland (OR) Fire Bureau is reportedly having success with its implementation of rapid response vehicles equipped specifically for medical emergencies.

Patient Killed and Paramedic Injured in Milford (MA) Ambulance Crash

Tue, Jan 21, 2014

A patient riding in an ambulance was killed when the vehicle was involved in a crash in Milford, an collision that injured a paramedic.

Prevent Frozen Sprinkler Pipes Now

Tue, Jan 21, 2014

The National Weather Service has forecast another Arctic blast of freezing temperatures this week. 

Knights of Columbus Recognizes Fire Fighter and Paramedic of the Year

Tue, Jan 21, 2014

Two Prince George's County employees were recognized by the Knights of Columbus in Bowie for their actions on the scene of an aircraft crash on Route 50 earlier this year.

Ansell Sheds New Light on Worker Safety

Mon, Jan 20, 2014

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Fatal Virginia Beach House Fire Declared Accidental

Sat, Jan 18, 2014

The Virginia Beach Fire Department say a house fire that killed two people and injured four others Friday night was accidental in nature.

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