Video: Texas man rescued from 30-foot manhole

Posted on Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:30:00 +0000
Houston responders rescued a man who fell into the open manhole as he was walking

3 rescued from W. Va. coal mine

Posted on Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:30:00 +0000
Three people who had been missing for days were found inside Elk Run Coal's Rock House Powellton mine

Officials release 911 calls from onset of deadly Calif. wildfire

Posted on Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:30:00 +0000
The calls offer a chilling glimpse into the moments when the Camp fire arrived at the Butte County’s doorstep

2 FDNY EMTs hurt after 2nd first responder assault in recent days

Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 05:01:56 +0000
An EMT was knocked unconscious and another suffered broken ribs just a few days after another violent incident on a call

Mo. firefighter hurt in fire truck crash

Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 04:07:53 +0000
Elijah Sell was extricated and airlifted to the hospital after the fire truck he was in rolled over

5 tips to boost to fire-based EMS training performance

Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 03:42:49 +0000
Setting the right objectives during firefighter training is the key to reaching them

Houston official proposes garbage fee to finance firefighter pay raise

Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 03:36:07 +0000
Under the proposal, most Houston homeowners would be charged a flat, monthly fee between $25 and $40 to help the city absorb the cost of raises for firefighters

Fire trucks get special makeover for funeral of firefighter killed in line of duty

Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 03:07:58 +0000
Harris Auto Body shut down its collision center to detail the trucks that will be used in the funeral of Christopher Roy

Calif. man rescued 2 days after getting stuck in restaurant grease vent

Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:52:17 +0000
A would-be burglar had to be rescued from the grease vent of a vacant Chinese restaurant after being trapped for two days

Book excerpt: “Surviving the Firehouse”

Posted on Thu, 13 Dec 2018 09:01:06 +0000
"You will be judged, not by your great God-given skills, or intelligence, but by your attitude"

2 fire technicians killed at US research base in Antarctica

Posted on Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:09:12 +0000
The fire technicians were performing routine maintenance on a fire suppression system before they were found unconscious

Training, accountability: 3 lessons from the Griffith Park fire

Posted on Thu, 13 Dec 2018 07:07:00 +0000
Numbers are no substitute for technical skills and firefighter training

3 simple ways to avoid a fire department PR nightmare

Posted on Thu, 13 Dec 2018 06:16:28 +0000
Remember to be kind and to keep your professional life off of social media

Firefighter goes above and beyond to help family of young girl

Posted on Thu, 13 Dec 2018 04:53:48 +0000
Rob McClara and his wife started a fundraiser for 9-year-old Angel's family and have raised more than $3,000 after being inspired by her generosity

Calif. couple donates everything in house to firefighters who lost homes

Posted on Thu, 13 Dec 2018 04:38:21 +0000
A veteran and his wife, who are moving to North Carolina, packed up a large storage truck filled with most of their belongings to help dozens of families

Video: FDNY firefighters caught in huge backdraft

Posted on Thu, 13 Dec 2018 04:11:51 +0000
Raw footage captures a massive backdraft firefighters experienced while putting out a blaze that injured seven firefighters

Texas firefighters save more than 100 snakes from house fire

Posted on Thu, 13 Dec 2018 03:05:08 +0000
Authorities say that when firefighters arrived, they discovered a second-floor bedroom full of snakes and lizards

Calif. firefighter dies in crash on way to work

Posted on Thu, 13 Dec 2018 02:46:06 +0000
Steven Pacatte was driving on a foggy road when he attempted to pass a garbage truck and collided with another vehicle

Family counseling: Keeping bonds strong

Posted on Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:47:27 +0000
First responder families face unique stressors, which can be overcome with the help of a professional family counselor

Preventing fire deaths through fire prevention public education

Posted on Wed, 12 Dec 2018 05:40:12 +0000
Gather stakeholders and resources, capitalize on the holidays and perform a community education blitz after tragedy to stop preventable fire deaths