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On Last Day, North Carolina Firefighter Rescues Family Dog from Fire

Fri, Feb 21, 2014

On February 18, 2014, at 4:31 PM, City of Rocky Mount (NC) Fire Department (RMFD) firefighters were dispatched to a residential structure fire at 509 Drexel Rd.

PETA To Honor Davie (FL) Firefighters for Puppy Rescue

Thu, Feb 20, 2014

The quick thinking Davie firefighters who saved a puppy after he fell into a drainage pipe will be honored by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

Iowa Town Evacuated Due to Toxic Chemical Fire

Thu, Feb 20, 2014

Authorities are evacuating residents of a small northern Iowa city where firefighters are battling a chemical fire.

Social Media: One Department's Success Story

Thu, Feb 20, 2014

"Going social" clearly has been the right choice for my department. I continue to be amazed at what we are learning and the support the department is gaining because of it, writes Matthew Hertzfeld.

Thousands Pay Tribute to Dallas Firefighter

Mon, Feb 17, 2014

Firefighters from as far as Houston attended a funeral service for firefighter William Tanksley, who was killed last week by a driver who lost control on an icy patch of a bridge over Interstate 20.

Locution Systems Inc Announces Fire Station Alerting System in Coral Gables (FL)

Mon, Feb 17, 2014

Sons of the Flag Raffling Off Custom Motorcycle from Gas Monkey Garage

Mon, Feb 17, 2014

The Sons of the Flag, a nonprofit organization committed to supporting burn survivors, recently teamed up with their friends over at Gas Monkey Garage from the hit Discovery Channel Show Fast N Loud to build a custom Sons of the Flag Motorcycle.

Nine Displaced, Two Firefighters Hurt in Lebanon (PA) Fire

Sun, Feb 16, 2014

A two-alarm fire that officials termed "challenging" forced nine people from their homes and left two firefighters injured on a frigid, blustery Saturday on a snow-choked street in Lebanon.

Child Dies, Three Hospitalized After Chicago Fire

Sat, Feb 15, 2014

One 3-year-old was killed and another critically injured when an extra-alarm fire swept two homes in a Chicago neighborhood Friday night.

California Firefighter Handcuffing Leads to Protocol Review

Thu, Feb 13, 2014

Arkansas Crew Saves Man After Gas Detection

Wed, Feb 12, 2014

A Springdale (AK) crew received a 911 call for an unconscious/unresponsive male at a local poultry production plant.

Sumter County Fire & EMS Starts Use of SafetyPAD® EMS Reporting System

Tue, Feb 11, 2014

OPEN Incorporated, makers of the SafetyPAD® suite of software products for Fire and Emergency Medical Services, today announced its implementation with Sumter County Fire & EMS.

Ocala (FL) Firefighters Respond to Vehicle Collision Involving Infant

Tue, Feb 11, 2014

Ocala (FL) firefighters responded to a vehicle collision early Monday afternoon.

ES Perspective of a Rally Car

Tue, Feb 11, 2014

Even though a rally car transits on “normal” roadways and is technically a registered street vehicle, it is a highly modified race vehicle with hazards all its own, writes David Dalrymple.

New Jersey Ambulance Catches Fire While Transporting Patient

Tue, Feb 11, 2014

A Budd Lake (NJ) ambulance caught fire early Sunday morning while transporting a patient.

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.

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