Alderman Jim Roy wants the city to hire an independent firm to evaluate the fire department to determine whether "systemic stressors" are adversely affecting first responders' mental health.
Long-time firefighter Robert W. Schuster survived being trapped in a burning building and the 1977 Johnstown Flood rescue efforts, but he couldn't survive COVID-19.
A recently retired firefighter from Delaware Countywas arrested Thursday morning for lobbing a fire extinguisher that hit three police officers during the insurrectionist riot at the U.S. Capitollast week
COVID-19 has been hard on everyone, but for first responders, it takes an even deeper toll.
After 20 years with the Duluth Fire Department, Jon Otishas been promoted to a deputy chief role.
For years, legal minds and community members alike have debated whether Gerald Alston— the Brookline firefighter fired after complaining of racial bias — should keep his job.
Kansas City will likely hire outside legal counsel to investigate discrimination in its fire department after a Star investigation revealed a culture of systemic racism and sexism that has been allowed to flourish for decades.
What had been reported as smoke from an electrical furnace turned out to be a structure fire late Monday evening in the village.
In a blistering letter city fire union members sent to their president earlier this week, they made clear their formal rejection of the city's most recent contract offer, calling it "unacceptable."
Police officers and firefighters came to the aid of two ice skaters who had fallen through the ice near the middle of a lake and were in the water for about 30 minutes Wednesday.