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Firefighters Rescue Residents from Florida Retirement Community

Thu, Sep 4, 2014

Firefighters rescued 15 residents from a retirement community during a fire today in Collier County, Florida.

How Do We Get Firefighters to Seek Help for Substance Abuse or Mental Health Issues?

Thu, Sep 4, 2014

Help is out there for firefighters struggling with mental health and substance abuse issues. So how do we get them to ask for it? Mark Lamplugh has some thoughts.

Texas Firefighters' Act of Kindness Gets Attention

Wed, Sep 3, 2014

Baytown (TX) firefighters are getting some national attention for their act of kindness to a patient felled by a heart attack.

Two New Training Programs on Active Shooter Response

Wed, Sep 3, 2014

The Firefighters Support Foundation's (FSF) two newest training programs are now available. Active Shooter: Rapid Response and Treatment Model, Operational Detail is a follow-on to last year's introductory Active Shooter Response: The Rapid Response & Treatment Model.

West Metro (CO) Fire Rescue Announces Drastic Staffing Cuts

Wed, Sep 3, 2014

The fire district will be undertaking a variety of measures including apparatus closures, reallocation of personnel, civilian layoffs, and demotions in an effort to further control costs.

Report Focuses on Concerns for Emergency Responders

Wed, Sep 3, 2014

A new report from NBC, Every Second Counts: Growing Concerns for Emergency Responders, focuses on the hazards firefighters and EMS workers face on the job.

NFPA Leadership Team Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to Raise Funds

Tue, Sep 2, 2014

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) took on the Ice Bucket Challenge today to help raise funds for the ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Association.

Firefighters Respond to Two-Alarm Wildwood (NJ) Structure Fire

Tue, Sep 2, 2014

On August 28, 2014, the Wildwood City (NJ) Fire Department responded at 1059 hours to Oak & Park Blvd. for a building fire.

Shaffer Receives National Firefighter of the Year Award

Sat, Aug 30, 2014

Sara Shaffer, a firefighter and provider of emergency medical services for Prince George’s County, Md., received The American Legion's National Firefighter of the Year Award on Aug. 27 at its 96thannual national convention in Charlotte, (NC).

Jacksonville (FL) Paramedic Student Attacked Outside Fire Station

Fri, Aug 29, 2014

News reports indicate that a female paramedic student was attacked outside a fire station in Jacksonville, Florida.

Phoenix World Burn Congress Slated for Anaheim

Thu, Aug 28, 2014

A severe burn can be one of the most complex injuries that a family can experience both physically and emotionally.

Pierce Delivers Five Velocity Fire Apparatus to Lake Havasu City (AZ) Fire Department

Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, delivered four Pierce Velocity pumpers and one Pierce Velocity 105-foot heavy-duty ladder to the Lake Havasu City Fire Department in Arizona.

Prominent East Lake Shore Drive Building Subscribes to RealView LLC's CommandScope Pre-Plan Program

Tue, Aug 26, 2014

The 209 East Lake Shore Drive building, a prominent, 20-story luxury residential building, is being life safety pre-planned with RealView LLC's all-digital CommandScopeTM.

San Bernardino (CA) Firefighters Attack Four Fires in Two Hours

Mon, Aug 25, 2014

Firefighters began their week fighting four fires in two hours early Monday morning, one of which claimed a man's life.

YLD Announces 2014 Scholarship Competition

Mon, Aug 25, 2014

The Yvorra Leadership Development Foundation is accepting applications for the 2014 scholarship awards competition

Goose Creek Firefighter Loses Cancer Battle

Sun, Aug 24, 2014

Steve Skipton, a Goose Creek firefighter and 9/11 first responder battling Stage 4 cancer, died Saturday evening surrounded by friends and family.

Over-the-Glasses Eye Protection a Cost-Effective Alternative to Prescription Safety Glasses

Sat, Aug 23, 2014

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Ice Bucket Challenge Firefighters Remain in Hospital

Sat, Aug 23, 2014

Two Central Kentucky firefighters remained hospitalized a day after they were shocked by a power line while helping out with an "ice bucket challenge."

Woman Set Reservation Fire to Give Friends Work

Sat, Aug 23, 2014

A woman is to be sentenced next month for setting a wildfire on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation in central Oregon because her firefighter friends were bored and needed work.

Firefighters Injured During 'Ice Bucket Challenge' in Kentucky

Thu, Aug 21, 2014

Three firefighters were injured while participating in the "ice bucket challenge" on Campbellsville University in Kentucky, according to a news report.

Fire in Boston Triple-Decker Goes to Four Alarms

Thu, Aug 21, 2014

Fire crews battled a four-alarm fire today at a triple-decker fire in Boston, Massachusetts, according to the Boston Fire Department.

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