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Bereavement Uniform Program to Attend IAFC Conference

The BUP is a joint effort between the Lighthouse Uniform Company and America's firefighting community, with the share...

Final Report on AL Solutions Metal Dust Explosion and Fire that Killed Three in West Virginia Leads CSB to Reemphasize Call for OSHA Combustible Dust Standard

Today the US Chemical Safety Board released its final report, safety recommendations and accompanying safety video in...

Man Gets Probation in Philadelphia Firefighter LODD Case

Hundreds Honor Fallen Houston Firefighter

Hundreds of emergency responders marched Saturday morning in a procession to honor a 21-year-veteran of the Houston F...

Clutter and Hoarding Factors in Recent Fatal Fires

Another danger lurked as fire and smoke swept through the upper floors of a Brooklyn public-housing high-rise: junk.

Public Memorial Set for Fallen Houston Firefighter

A public memorial service has been schedule for Daniel Groover, the 46-year-old verteran Houston Fire Department fire...

Firefighter Dies After Brainard Lake Rescue

A firefighter who helped rescue an injured hiker in western Boulder County is dead after collapsing on the trail.

Funeral Held for FDNY Lieutenant Killed in Brooklyn Fire

More than 6,000 firefighters joined friends and family of a fallen New York City firefighter to celebrate his life an...

Houston Firefighter Dies After Two-Alarm House Fire

A Houston firefighter has died after battling a two-alarm house fire in Kingwood.

Hundreds Pay Tribute to Fallen FDNY Firefighter

Kentucky Fire Chief Succumbs to Injuries from Apparatus Crash

Glencoe (KY) Fire-Rescue Chief Robert "Bud" Glenn Webster Sr. died from complications of a traumatic brain ...

FDNY Reveals Cause of Fire That Killed FDNY Firefighter

An air conditioner electrical cord pinched between a bed frame and wall started the fire that killed Lt. Gordon Ambel...

A Look Back at the Deadly South Canyon Fire

Staten Island Firefighter Dies After Fire at Brooklyn High-Rise

A 40-year-old FDNY lieutenant from Staten Island was killed Saturday night when he became trapped while looking ...

Flag Flown Over WTC Rubble Stolen From Yard of Fallen Firefighter's Family

An American flag that was flown over the World Trade Center ruins during the 9/11 cleanup and was later given to the ...
Firefighters, Cops Honor Hackensack Ford Fire Victims

Firefighters Honor Fallen of Hackensack Ford Fire

Every year since five Hackensack officers and firefighters were killed battling an auto dealership fire on July 1, 19...

Firefighter Killed in Louisiana Fire Truck Crash

A Louisiana firefighter was killed in a fire truck crash Monday night. A report said he was not wearing a seat belt.

Father of Fallen Arizona Hotshot Hopes to Create Better Fire Shelters

Firefighter Travis Turbyfill was killed one year ago by a wildfire after he and fellow members of the elite Granite M...

Pain Still Lingers from Yarnell Hill Fire

A year ago they arrived with heads bowed, hands held. The air was silent because no one knew what to say.

Measuring Yarnell Tragedy Impact in Approach to Wildland Firefighters

In the wake of the Slide Fire, examines whether Yarnell has impacted the approach to fighting wildfires.

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Obama Signs Emergency Disaster Declaration for WA Wildfires

July 23, 2014 The president's action authorizes FEMA to coordinate all disaster relief efforts and to provide assistance for emerge...

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November 2013
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