Ariz. wildfire forces thousands of people from their homes

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:13:07 GMT
The fire has charred more than 28 square miles in the same area devastated by a blaze that killed 19 firefighters four years ago

Officials: Death toll up to 80 in London high-rise fire, final count could take months

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:02:05 GMT
Officers and firefighters have searched all apartments, but the intensity of the flames made identifying remains difficult

MSA to acquire Globe Manufacturing

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:52:59 GMT
With the acquisition of Globe, MSA will strengthen its position as a leader in PPE

6 dating apps for first responders

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:37:26 GMT
Check out these dating apps that cater specifically to uniformed professions

Keeping control by letting it go

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:09:04 GMT
The calm, quiet professionalism of fire and EMS roars like thunder when chaos rules

NJ firefighter dies after falling off cliff

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:56:54 GMT
Kenny Rivera, a 14-year veteran, died after falling at least 20 feet into a ravine

Fire Explorer teens raise money for fallen Fla. paramedics

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:39:48 GMT
The teens raised $1,760 for the families of Lahiri Garcia and Paul Besaw

More than 12 firefighters resign from Tenn. fire department

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:12:27 GMT
Assistant Fire Chief Jonathan Swarey said he and other volunteer firefighters quit after a “heated” meeting with the city

Why fire, EMS agencies should make the opioid epidemic their top priority

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:09:47 GMT
Fire-Rescue International conference speakers discuss the magnitude of the epidemic and the challenges it presents for the fire and EMS service

RI House approves disability bill for firefighters, police

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:52:03 GMT
The new legislation will consider an on-the-job-injury with an “illness sustained while in the performance of duty”

Utah officials blame lack of logging for major wildfire

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:25:19 GMT
A U.S. Forest Service researcher said logging probably would not have made a big difference in the high-altitude fire

Firefighters rescue woman, 77, pinned under her SUV for 18 hours

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:23:16 GMT
One of the woman's legs was fully pinned and the other was partially pinned under the vehicle

Officials: Fire at Mich. mulch facility could burn a week

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:16:45 GMT
A firefighter was treated and released for smoke inhalation; the cause of the fire is under investigation

Retired Conn. fire chief dies

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:30:00 GMT
Chief James Belot was inducted into the Connecticut State Firefighter Association Hall of Fame in 2013

How Jaws of Life became a tool to snatch you from the jaws of death

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:20:26 GMT
Jaws of life were first created in 1961 and are now an indispensable tool for fire departments.

34 injured after NYC subway train derails

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:42:24 GMT
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said the emergency braking system on the train triggered, but it was unclear why

Firefighter diagnosed with leukemia calls for more bone marrow donors

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:48:34 GMT
Lt. Josh Snyder has teamed up with a fire station to host a donor drive

Mass. firefighters to wear ballistic vests, helmets

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:12:18 GMT
The department now has enough vests and helmets for a full shift of seven firefighters and paramedics

ACLU asks to join fired firefighter’s suit against town

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:04:46 GMT
The town argues Alexander Morin was terminated for violating the town’s social media policy

Britain's Prime Minister demands major investigation after deadly fire

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:25:17 GMT
The national testing was ordered after flammable cladding was blamed for the rapid spread of Grenfell Tower inferno