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Maple Heights (OH) Candy Warehouse Catches Fire

Fri, Nov 28, 2014

Firefighters from a dozen departments worked to keep a fire from reaching an ammonia room in an industrial complex Thanksgiving Day.

Man Lit Self on Fire at California Gas Station

Thu, Nov 27, 2014

A man suffered burns to half of his body after lighting himself on fire outside a Kearny Mesa gas station.

Chattanooga (TN) House Fire Leaves Two Critically Injured

Wed, Nov 26, 2014

For the second time in three days, a house fire has resulted in tragedy. At 10:13 a.m. today, Chattanooga firefighters were dispatched to a reported house fire with entrapment at 220 Houser Street.

Gastonia (NC) Firefighters Save Elderly Woman From House FIre

Wed, Nov 26, 2014

At 3:26 p.m. on Tuesday November 25, 2014, the Gastonia Fire Department received a dispatch of a reported structure fire at: 1327 Jay Avenue in Gastonia, North Carolina.

Citizen Reporting Fire Turned Away by Florida Fire Department

Wed, Nov 26, 2014

A Plantation (FL) man who ran barefoot to the nearest fire station to report that his house was on fire was turned away by a responder, according to a news report.

Two People Rescued from Cleveland Factory Fire

Sat, Nov 22, 2014

Two people were rescued from a factory fire Friday evening.

Firefighter Rescued and Dog Saved from Burning Saugus (MA) Home

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Flames broke out in a two-story house on Water Street near the Cedar Glen Golf Course just after 10 a.m. and quickly reached the roof, creating a close call for firefighters.

Nash and Edgecombe County (NC) Firefighters Battle Mobile Home Fire

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Shortly before 10 p.m. on November 17, 2014, Nash County and Edgecombe County (NC) 911 Centers were receiving calls for a mobile home fire.

Navistar Introduces Multi-Purpose Vehicle Designed For Global Disaster Relief Efforts

Wed, Nov 19, 2014

At this week's AIDF (Aid and International Development Forum) Disaster Relief Summit in Washington, D.C., Navistar, Inc. has partnered with Terranova GTS, LLC to showcase an International DuraStar Multi-Purpose Vehicle-a truck designed to aid in disaster relief efforts with a vehicle mounted water purification treatment system capable of purifying 5,000 gallons of drinking water per day.

Brownsville Firefighter's Death Remains Under Investigation

Mon, Nov 17, 2014

Alex Castro was a pump operator for the Brownsville Fire Department for 14 years.

SafetyPAD Selected as North Central EMS Cooperative Partner

Mon, Nov 17, 2014

OPEN Incorporated, makers of the SafetyPAD® suite of software products for Fire and Emergency Medical Services, announced today that it has been selected by the North Central EMS Cooperative (NCEMSC) as a preferred vendor for electronic patient care reporting services (http://www.ncemsc.org/

Public Safety Orgs React to Secret Carrier Deal on 911 Location

Mon, Nov 17, 2014

More than a dozen of the nation's leading public safety advocates and organizations reacted with anger and alternative approaches to a carrier-backed proposal announced on Friday that would replace the FCC's proposed public safety rules for wireless 911 location accuracy with a "best efforts" approach that delays implementation and weakens or eliminates many of the safety requirements of the FCC's proposed rules.

Man on Fire Walks into Phoenix Taco Bell

Sun, Nov 16, 2014

Neptune (NJ) Woman Dies in Hospital After Apartment Fire

Sat, Nov 15, 2014

A 40-year-old township woman critically injured Wednesday in a fire at the Jumping Brook apartments on Route 33, died in the hospital Friday afternoon.

Young Girl Rescued from Hartford (CT) House Fire

Sat, Nov 15, 2014

Firefighters rescued an eight-year-old girl from a burning building in Hartford (CT) and rushed her to a hospital as flames spread to a neighboring porch and nearby cars.

Las Vegas Firefighters Donate $8,300 to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

Thu, Nov 13, 2014

The Las Vegas Firefighters donated $8,300 to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation on November 11. The money donated came from the proceeds of their pink "Fighting Breast Cancer" t-shirts, which were sold throughout October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

SafetyPAD Launches Full-Featured Android Solution to Market

Wed, Nov 12, 2014

OPEN Incorporated, makers of the SafetyPAD suite of software products for Fire and Emergency Medical Services, announced today the launch of a full-featured electronic patient care reporting platform for Android devices.

Gas and Carbon Monoxide Awareness

Wed, Nov 12, 2014

It is extremely important that first responders—especially emergency medical services (EMS) crews—have in their possession CO meters when responding to any type of emergency, writes Daniel P. Sheridan.

Green Bay House Fire Injures Four

Tue, Nov 11, 2014

An early morning house fire near downtown Green Bay - apparently caused by someone smoking in bed - sent four people to the hospital and caused $50,000 in damage.

TheFireStore Elevates Service to All Public Safety Officials

Tue, Nov 11, 2014

Witmer Public Safety Group, Inc., a distributor of public safety equipment and supplies announced the acquisition of Heroes Apparel of Richmond, VA. With this acquisition Witmer Public Safety Group continues to fulfill their motto of Equipping HeroesTM - by expanding their footprint into Virginia. 

 

NASEMSO Announces New Initiative on Performance Measures

Mon, Nov 10, 2014

The National Association of State Emergency Medical Services Officials (NASEMSO) announced today a cooperative agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to develop a comprehensive set of EMS performance measures.

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