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Fire Damages Popular Eatery in NYC's Little Italy
Thirteen people were injured when fire broke out at Angelo's of Mulberry St. in Little Italy.
Posted on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:14:53 GMT

EMS: On the Frontlines of Elder Abuse
Gary Ludwig explains that firefighters and EMS personnel can play a critical role in identifying the crime.
Posted on Thu, 01 Feb 2018 13:43:00 GMT

Sprinklers, Alarms Shut Off at Former NY Motel Destroyed by Fire
Officials said the alarms and sprinklers were shut off because of ongoing construction work at the former Henrietta motel.
Posted on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 21:45:18 GMT

CA Apartment Fire Leaves Firefighter with Injuries
Unattended cooking caused a fire that damaged five apartments in a Martinez building.
Posted on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 21:32:06 GMT

Houston Firefighter Relieved of Duty over Charges in CO
Houston firefighter Luke McIntosh has been charged with kidnapping and sexual assault of a helpless victim charges in Denver.
Posted on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 21:02:18 GMT

Collision Flips TX Aerial Apparatus on its Side
Four Tomball firefighters were injured when the ladder truck collided with a pickup truck.
Posted on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:30:10 GMT

Former Radio Broadcaster Takes Over IN 911 Center

Posted on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:17:31 GMT

TX City Weighs $30K Bonus to Expedite Fire Station Project
Sherman is considering a $30,000 incentive to complete the fire station project 30 days early.
Posted on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:13:27 GMT

CA Dispatchers Get New Training to Handle Wildfires
Sonoma County is working to improve dispatcher training by writing a new 911 script for response to massive wildfires.
Posted on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:00:52 GMT

TX Crews Rescue Driver from Giant Utility Hole
The pickup took a 40-foot nosedive into the hole and Irving firefighters spent an hour freeing the driver.
Posted on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 14:40:15 GMT

Chief Concerns: 5 Steps for Managing Priorities

Posted on Thu, 01 Feb 2018 12:57:00 GMT

MD Firefighter Faces Attempted Murder, Arson Charges
Tyree Torney, a probationary firefighter in Prince George's County, faces multiple charges for three fires.
Posted on Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:37:57 GMT

OH Firefighters Rescue Motorists Trapped by Flood Waters
Fire and EMS crews rescued found several Amish trapped in a buggy in high water near West Chester.
Posted on Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:27:14 GMT

NY City Sees Cost Savings with Sick Time Policy
Watertown's mayor said the city has saved more than $32,000 in overtime since a new policy doesn't replace firefighters who call in sick.
Posted on Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:20:30 GMT

Proposed Law Allows CA Responders to Perform 'Mouth-to-Snout' Resuscitation
"Mouth-to snout" resuscitation and other efforts to treat injured animals is illegal in California.
Posted on Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:07:04 GMT

After 15 Years, RI Firefighters Still Haunted by The Station Night Club Tragedy
Memories of The Station night club are still raw in the minds of the West Warwick firefighters who responded to the deadly blaze.
Posted on Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:03:32 GMT

MD Ambulance Headed to NJ Repair Facility Involved in Crash
Bel Air VFC Ambulance 396 was being driven to a repair shop for damage from an earlier accident when it was involved in a crash.
Posted on Sat, 17 Feb 2018 14:47:11 GMT

Forced Staff Assignments: Good Training or a Waste of Time?
Dennis Merrigan says forced rotations in the fire service may be counterproductive.
Posted on Sat, 17 Feb 2018 12:00:00 GMT

University of Extrication: Electric Plug-In Vehicle Stabilization - Part 2
Ron Moore and the rescue team take a look at the unusual stabilization challenges of side-resting electric vehicles
Posted on Thu, 01 Feb 2018 10:00:00 GMT

VA Chief to Retire in Wake of Bullying, Harassment Complaints
Fairfax County Fire Chief Richard Bowers will step down in April after claims of bullying and sexual harassment in the department.
Posted on Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:12:12 GMT

WI Fire Chief Denies Claims of Malfeasance
Janesville Fire Chief Randy Baker defended himself at a hearing Thursday against a former employee's claims.
Posted on Fri, 16 Feb 2018 21:11:31 GMT

WV Teen Steals Apparatus, Then Claims to Be Fire Chief
An Uneeda teen made a wild claim that he didn't steal the Alum Creek fire vehicle because he's the fire chief.
Posted on Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:52:11 GMT

CA Fire Capt. Featured in 5.11's 'Quiet Warrior' Campaign for Off-Duty Actions

Posted on Fri, 16 Feb 2018 19:29:54 GMT

RhodiumSE Used at Super Bowl Events in MN
RhodiumSE - a special event incident management tool - were integral in planning and coordinating incident response during Super Bowl week.
Posted on Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:28:56 GMT

Eagle Bend, MN, Volunteers Get New Pumper/Tanker
The Eagle Bend, MN, Volunteer Fire Department has taken delivery of a pumper/tanker built by Midwest Fire on a Freightliner M2 106 cab and chassis.
Posted on Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:31:32 GMT



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