Fireground Safety

Wilmington (DE) Fire Department

Wilmington (DE) Firefighters Raise Concern Over City’s Pandemic Plan

Wilmington (DE) firefighters are raising concerns about the city's contingency plans in the event that the fire department is hit hard by COVID-19, according to reports.

NC Firefighter Critical After Accident at Fire Scene

A Pamlico County firefighter remains in critical condition after she was hit by a car at a fire scene, reports WBTV 3. Meagan Speciale was setting up a roadblock to prevent traffic on Highway...
Cincinnati Fire Department

Firefighter Injured in Fall at Cincinnati (OH) Fire

A firefighter was hospitalized after a fall on the fireground early Monday in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Firefighter advancing a hoseline into a home

Behind the Flames: Dealing with Electrical Injuries

Every time the tones drop, you get on a rig and are headed into a world run by power. Calvin Allison on finding a safer method regarding electrical situations at a fire.
Firefighters mask up to make entry to a building

Training Bulletin: Staging and Slowing Units to Routine Response

Taking action at any fire department operation without first gathering adequate information can be worse than taking no action at all. This is definitely the case when it comes to staging and slowing responding...
Miami Dade Fire Rescue

Miami-Dade (FL) Firefighter Airlifted After Fall Down Elevator Shaft

A Miami-Dade firefighter was airlifted to the hospital after he reportedly fell down an elevator shaft at a Bal Harbour department store.
Firefighter with hydraulic extrication equipment

Amid Spate of Roadway Close Calls, ME Firefighters Stress Move-Over Law

A series of recent near-misses for Maine firefighters operating on roadways has prompted a reminder about safety.
Firefighter fatality

TX Firefighter Dies After Being Struck

Another firefighter has been killed after being struck by a vehicle, according to the U.S. Fire Administration.

Firefighter Injured in ME Blast Released

Three firefighters remain in critical condition after a deadly explosion earlier this week in Farmington, Maine, but one of the firefighters being treated at Maine Medical Center for injuries has been released, reports WMTW...

Fire Crews Respond to Rochester (NY) Home Explosion

Firefighters responded to a deadly explosion and fire Wednesday in Rochester, New York.