NY restaurant opens as tribute to first responders

Posted on Sun, 17 Mar 2019 03:04:19 +0000
Buffalo Station House's wall decor features art, police and fire department memorabilia collected by the owners and donated by community members

Fallen Calif.firefighter honored with highway dedication

Posted on Sun, 17 Mar 2019 02:51:21 +0000
A swath of Interstate 15 was dedicated in honor of Cory Iverson, a North County Cal Fire firefighter who died battling the Thomas Fire in 2017

Off-duty firefighter evacuates 200 when building catches fire

Posted on Sun, 17 Mar 2019 02:37:07 +0000
An off-duty Auburn firefighter was having dinner at the town's American Legion Post helped evacuate 200 guests during a three-alarm blaze.

911 Dispatcher Family Survey seeks participants

Posted on Sat, 16 Mar 2019 06:12:26 +0000
A study into the critical stress issues experienced by the families of 911 operators is looking for anonymous participants for a 10-question survey

Md. firefighters rescue 2 children from river

Posted on Sat, 16 Mar 2019 05:30:41 +0000
Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services pulled two girls clinging to a log in the Patapsco River

Mass. FF's LODD ruled a homicide, suspect charged

Posted on Fri, 15 Mar 2019 11:16:50 +0000
A suspect has been charged in the death of Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy

Las Vegas firefighter sues city, dept. after sexual video passed around

Posted on Fri, 15 Mar 2019 04:41:29 +0000
A female member of the Las Vegas Fire & Rescue Department is suing after a fellow firefighter and ex-boyfriend shared explicit video of her with co-workers

NY tamper-proof smoke detector mandate begins in April

Posted on Fri, 15 Mar 2019 03:36:33 +0000
Starting April 1, it will be illegal to sell smoke detectors with removable, replaceable batteries in New York state

NY firefighter sues homeowner for injuries sustained while battling blaze

Posted on Fri, 15 Mar 2019 03:24:50 +0000
FDNY firefighter John DiCarlo fell from a ladder while fighting a fire in a vacant home, and says he was injured due to due to the owner’s “carelessness, negligence and recklessness”

Mo. county adds 911 cell phone tax to April ballot

Posted on Fri, 15 Mar 2019 03:05:38 +0000
The appearance of the measure on the ballot is due the a continual decrease in funding from the landline tax

Iguana in toilet surprises Fla. man, who calls 911

Posted on Fri, 15 Mar 2019 02:54:52 +0000
Firefighters responded to the call of an iguana in a toilet, and were able to remove the animal and release him into the wild

49 killed in New Zealand mosque shootings

Posted on Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:40:40 +0000
Police apprehended four suspects, but only three were connected with the shootings

Fla. fire captain resigns after posting photos of fatal fire during incident

Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 04:32:26 +0000
Officials said the resignation was a result of an internal investigation launched after James Williams was accused of posting photos or videos during an emergency response

Video: Backdraft 2 trailer released

Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 04:08:27 +0000
Nearly 20 years after the original became a classic, the sequel to Backdraft is finally happening

Conn. fire chief arrested for larceny, padding time card

Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 01:58:59 +0000
Stephen M. Wargo resigned in December amid allegations he misused town funds by collecting money for shifts he did not work

Fla. firefighter on paid leave after arrest for disorderly conduct

Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 01:41:50 +0000
Marvens Antoine, 25, was arrested after a police officer witnessed him using "fighting words" and disobeying the officer's orders to walk away

Ohio fire department receives 9/11 artifact

Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:00:00 +0000
A 3-foot wide piece of limestone from the front of the Pentagon will be part of a proposed 9/11 memorial next to the Shawnee Township Fire Department

NC firefighters beg: Watch out for us

Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:00:00 +0000
Gaston County firefighters are reminding drivers to be aware of first responders who will be on the road working to update existing fire hydrants

Strong winds fuel Okla. City wildfires, hundreds without power

Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 05:26:28 +0000
Grass fires started popping up across the city, with fire crews responding to eight grass fires in just a few hours

Historic selection for San Francisco's next fire chief

Posted on Wed, 13 Mar 2019 04:39:58 +0000
Jeanine Nicholson, only the second woman to hold the position, will also have the distinction of being the city’s first LGBT fire chief