FDNY firefighter honors 9/11 victims with daily run, fundraiser

Posted on Mon, 15 Oct 2018 04:00:58 +0000
Eddie Finn is going in alphabetic order and honoring one firefighter who lost their life while responding to 9/11 each day

Fallen Pa. fire chief recognized with honorary road

Posted on Mon, 15 Oct 2018 03:35:12 +0000
A portion of a road in Upper Darby was named The Deputy Fire Chief Michael P. Morgan Memorial Highway in honor of the 30-year veteran

FDNY firefighter hurt after falling from ladder while on scene

Posted on Mon, 15 Oct 2018 02:52:11 +0000
Officials said the firefighter was in serious condition after falling 30 feet and injuring his leg and back

FDNY EMT dies of 9/11-related cancer

Posted on Mon, 15 Oct 2018 02:40:56 +0000
FDNY EMT Felipe Torre , 54, succumbed to Ground Zero-related gall bladder cancer while under hospice care

First responders reflect on grief after NY limo crash

Posted on Mon, 15 Oct 2018 01:59:38 +0000
The firefighters, police officers and EMTs described sleepless nights, persistent memories and "basic sorrow” as they grapple with what they saw

25 hurt, 5 serious, in Los Angeles highway crash

Posted on Mon, 15 Oct 2018 01:53:35 +0000
Twenty-five people were taken to hospitals following a series of crashes involving at least two cars and a bus that crashed through a concrete divider

Finding focus at the firehouse

Posted on Mon, 15 Oct 2018 01:23:25 +0000
Firefighters routinely stay engaged at the fireground, but the smaller tasks at the station also need attention

First female firefighters in Texas dept. recall testing process

Posted on Sun, 14 Oct 2018 12:30:38 +0000
Katie Bean, Samantha McCulloch and Teresa Smith are the first three female firefighters to be a part of Midlothian Fire Department

Iowa fire union challenges promotion of public safety officers to firefighters

Posted on Sun, 14 Oct 2018 12:30:25 +0000
Cedar Falls Fire Local 1366 president Scott Dix said the union will legally challenge the move of four public safety officers to full-time positions at the department

Fla. city takes aggressive approach to remove exhaust from fire stations

Posted on Sun, 14 Oct 2018 12:29:50 +0000
To improve the health of Boynton Beach’s first responders, the city plans to install exhaust removal systems inside five fire stations

Man steals Texas fire dept. vehicle, strikes scooter rider

Posted on Sat, 13 Oct 2018 12:30:35 +0000
Police said San Antonio paramedics left the truck running while they tended to a patient, and a suspect jumped inside and took off

Calif. junior college to break ground on new public safety center

Posted on Sat, 13 Oct 2018 12:30:27 +0000
Future first responders will have more space for hands-on training with the addition of a $5.7 million multipurpose building

NH schools implement safety communication app

Posted on Sat, 13 Oct 2018 12:30:00 +0000
“Our mission with this program is to eliminate or reduce casualties in active shooter or life-threatening incidents,” Ping4 CEO Jim Bender said

Calif. city to spend millions to increase firefighter pay

Posted on Fri, 12 Oct 2018 03:26:18 +0000
San Jose city council will vote on a tentative agreement that would increase base pay each year for the next five years by at least 3 percent

First responders honored in limo crash vigil

Posted on Fri, 12 Oct 2018 03:16:39 +0000
The community of Schoharie thanked the responders for their efforts at a vigil held near the site of a limousine crash that killed 20 people

Man sets fire to get revenge on ex-wife’s firefighter boyfriend

Posted on Fri, 12 Oct 2018 02:33:30 +0000
Police said Jason Hawkins set his own home on fire and waited outside with a gun in an effort to confront a firefighter who was dating his ex-wife

New Orleans firefighters rescue 11 workers from collapsed house

Posted on Fri, 12 Oct 2018 01:46:24 +0000
The New Orleans Fire Department said all 11 workers were hurt, including one who was trapped in debris

LODD: Va. fire Lt. killed, 2 seriously hurt by truck in storm

Posted on Fri, 12 Oct 2018 01:37:04 +0000
Fire Lt. Brad Clark died at the scene when a tractor-trailer struck his fire engine at the scene of a two-vehicle crash

Fla. responders to give naloxone kits to families of overdose patients

Posted on Thu, 11 Oct 2018 03:51:20 +0000
Project Leave Behind provides Orange County responders with naloxone kits to distribute to the families of those treated for overdoses

Ill. county seeing uptick in accidental Apple Watch 911 calls

Posted on Thu, 11 Oct 2018 03:14:56 +0000
Lake County dispatchers said they get as many as 10 accidental calls from Apple Watches a day