Family Loses Home to Deep Creek Canyon (MT) Fire

Linda and Doug Thomas had just cleaned the raspberry beds Sunday at their home of 30 years on five acres at the bottom of Windy Ridge Mountain along Highway 12 and were enjoying a cool drink on the deck when a firefighter came driving up to the house beeping the horn on his vehicle.

Civilian Rescue: The Reason We Exist

July 27, 2021 | 1 PM EDT

This webcast emphasizes the need to refocus the fire service on civilian rescue. The fire service has done a great job of emphasizing the need for firefighter safety, especially over the past 25 years. Rapid intervention, two out, the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives, Project Mayday, and many other efforts have been a critical part of the overall firefighter safety enterprise.

James Davis

From Tactical to Practical: The Fire Investigation Team at High-Rise Fires

July 19, 2021 | 1 PM EDT

This webcast highlights the important functions of the Fire Investigation Team (FIT) during the first few crucial minutes of a high-rise incident, which will undoubtedly set the tone for the entire incident. The FIT becomes the incident commander’s (IC’s) “eyes and ears.” The instructor walks you through the front door of a high-rise building and methodically works your way up to the fire floor.

Columbus firefighters made rescue from burning home

Columbus (IN) Firefighters Rescue Woman From Burning Home

Columbus (IN) firefighters rescued a female trapped in a mechanical lift device after fire broke out in her home.
From memorial for slain Fire Fighter Specialist Tory Carlon

Slain Los Angeles County (CA) Firefighter Remembered at Memorial

Tory Carlon, 44, was fatally shot at Fire Station 81 in Agua Dulce by a colleague with whom he had been feuding with over workplace issues, authorities said.
Multiple elevated streams at Rockton IL plant fire

Foam Containing ‘Forever Chemicals’ Used at IL Chemical Plant Fire

A company hired to help extinguish a massive fire used foam containing toxic compounds that have tainted surface waters and groundwater across the U.S.
Wildfire in Reno Nevada area

Crews Quell NV Wildfire Near Reno

Fire lines were holding and evacuations were lifted overnight after a fast-growing wildfire forced some people out of homes and closed highways for several hours.

CAL FIRE Unit Rolls Over Responding to Fire in Auburn (CA)

The engine crashed on Mount Vernon Road as it was heading to a "spot fire" fire on Buffalo Road.
Oakland Fire Department apparatus

Firefighter Injured, Three Residents Displaced in Two Oakland (CA) Fires

Two West Oakland fires Thursday morning left a firefighter injured and three residents of a Victorian house displaced, authorities said.

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