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African-American Firefighter Files Federal Lawsuit Over Alleged Noose Incident

Tue, Jun 30, 2015

An African-American firefighter and his wife have filed a federal lawsuit against a City of Marion deputy fire chief, accusing him of throwing a noose during a training exercise

Yarnell Hill Fire Lawsuits Settled with Families

Tue, Jun 30, 2015

Arizona will pay a total of $670,000 to the families of the 19 hotshots who died fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire and will implement new wildland firefighting procedures to improve safety in a global settlement of litigation stemming from the 2013 fire

Texas Firefighter Terminated Over Social Media Comment Regarding Charleston Killings

Tue, Jun 23, 2015

A Mabank (TX) firefighter was terminated after posting on social media about the mass shooting that killed nine people in Charleston, South Carolina, but he says his comments were taken out of context, according to one report.

St. Petersburg Considers Replacing Firefighter Helmets

Sat, Jun 13, 2015

Before becoming mayor, attorney Rick Kriseman represented a firefighter who claimed his city-issued helmet was defective and caused serious neck injuries.

Indianapolis Firefighters Give Emotional Testimony About Home Explosion

Wed, Jun 10, 2015

Veteran firefighters became emotional Tuesday when describing to jurors the devastation they saw when a 2012 explosion demolished an Indianapolis home and damaged others, including one where fire crews saw a man trapped inside a basement but couldn't save him.

Firefighter Who Died in South Dakota Fire was Intoxicated

Sun, Jun 7, 2015

Nearly two months after two people were killed in a house fire in Brandon comes an announcement about the deadly situation.

Firefighters Try to Take Down Drone Flying Over House Fire

Sat, Jun 6, 2015

An Orange County man said firefighters intentionally sprayed his $2,200 drone with their hoses as he was filming a fire.

Lawsuit: Oakland Firefighter Rolled Fire Truck at Airport to Avoid Plane

Thu, Jun 4, 2015

A veteran Oakland firefighter rolled his fire truck at the Oakland International Airport last year because he was swerving to avoid a wayward airplane during a drill, according to a lawsuit he filed Wednesday, reports sfgate.com

Brazil Court Convicts Two Firefighters in Nightclub Fire

Wed, Jun 3, 2015

A court on Wednesday convicted and sentenced two firefighters to a year behind bars in connection with a 2013 nightclub fire that killed more than 200 people in southern Brazil.

City of Houston Joins Families in Suing Owners of Hotel

Tue, Jun 2, 2015

The City of Houston has joined families of four firefighters who died in a fire in 2013 in suing the owners and operators of the southwest Houston motel and restaurant where the fire broke out

Man Charged with Arson in Connection with Large Los Angeles Fire

Thu, May 28, 2015

Authorities have arrested and charged a man in connection with a fire in downtown Los Angeles that destroyed an unfinished apartment complex late last year. The suspect, 56-year-old Dawud Abdulwali, was arrested Tuesday on an unrelated traffic charge.

Three Dead in Colbert (WA) House Fire

Tue, May 26, 2015

Three people are dead after a fire now being called suspicious at a Colbert home

Pasco County (FL) Firefighter Battling Cancer Without Health Benefits

Tue, May 26, 2015

A Pasco County firefighter battling cancer is struggling to get by without medical benefits.

$40,000 Delivered to Washington D.C. Home Before Murders and Fire

Wed, May 20, 2015

Law enforcement sources tell WUSA9 that an assistant dropped a package filled with $40,000 in cash before last week's murders and fire at a DC mansion.

National Law Enforcement and Firefighters Children's Foundation Sends Emergency Grant to Family of Hattiesburg Police Officer

Tue, May 19, 2015

National Law Enforcement and Firefighters Children's Foundation (NLEAFCF) has sent out a $5,000 emergency grant this week to the family of a police officer lost in the line of duty last Saturday night.

Convicted Chicago Arsonist Hopes Latest Fire Science Proves Innocence

Mon, May 18, 2015

At the time 14-year-old Adam Gray was arrested for setting a fire that killed two people, the evidence that the fire had been intentionally set seemed unassailable.

Minnesota Deal in Works to Ban Certain Fire Retardants

Mon, May 11, 2015

Members of the Minnesota House commerce committee struck a deal Monday on a ban of four chemical fire retardants some experts fear are responsible for a dramatic rise of cancer in firefighters.

Members of the Minnesota House commerce committee struck a deal Monday on a ban of four chemical fire retardants some experts fear are responsible for a dramatic rise of cancer in firefighters
Members of the Minnesota House commerce committee struck a deal Monday on a ban of four chemical fire retardants some experts fear are responsible for a dramatic rise of cancer in firefighters

Proposed Settlement in the Works for American LaFrance Workers

Mon, May 11, 2015

Former employees of a Moncks Corner fire truck manufacturer have reached a settlement with the company.

Suspect Arrested in Fire that Critically Injured Fresno Fire Captain

Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Officials announced that a woman was arrested Thursday in connection with a structure fire that badly burned Fresno Fire Captain Pete Dern.

Oklahoma Governor Signs Bill to Expand Volunteer Firefighter Base

Wed, Apr 22, 2015

People over the age of 45 will now be allowed to volunteer as firefighters.

Cleveland Firefighter Found Not Guilty of Lying About Accident with Fire Truck

Sat, Apr 18, 2015

A Cleveland Municipal Court jury has found a city firefighter not guilty of lying about an accident with a fire truck

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