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Making Firefighters Safer on the Job and More Pain Free the Next Day
Marshall O'Brien describes the nutrition program developed for the Minneapolis Fire Department that can be used both inside and outside the station.
Posted on Thu, 01 Jun 2017 12:09:00 GMT

CA Fire Districts File Suit Against Drug Companies Over Opioid Crisis
Stockton city, county and a local fire district recently sued several major pharmaceutical companies and a medical distribution firm, charging them with damaging the local economy by promoting the use of opioid painkillers.
Posted on Sat, 24 Jun 2017 14:39:20 GMT

Former NC Fire Chief Guilty of Embezzling from Department
Tony Banks, former Cove City Volunteer fire chief, was sentenced to 48 hours of community service and a year's probation after accepting a plea deal.
Posted on Sat, 24 Jun 2017 14:02:51 GMT

Chicago Wreck Injures Four Police Officers, One Motorist
Five people, including four Chicago police officers, were injured late Friday in a three-vehicle crash while police were pursuing a wanted car.
Posted on Sat, 24 Jun 2017 13:54:51 GMT

More Than 100 Firefighters from 20 Towns Battle Massive ME Mill Fire
A massive, fast-moving fire tore through a long-abandoned mill building on River Street in Sanford on Friday night.
Posted on Sat, 24 Jun 2017 13:49:58 GMT

Seven Children Home Alone when New Orleans House Catches Fire, One Hurt
A 3-year-old boy was hospitalized for smoke inhalation after he was rescued from a burning home in New Orleans.
Posted on Sat, 24 Jun 2017 13:34:00 GMT

KS Firefighter Hurt in Blaze as Ceiling Collapses
A Hutchinson firefighter was injured while battling a house fire on Friday night.
Posted on Sat, 24 Jun 2017 13:24:07 GMT

Leadership Lessons: Enjoy the Ride
Steven Gillespie explains that the the ups and downs of the journey can have a significant impact on our job and personal relationships.
Posted on Thu, 01 Jun 2017 12:31:00 GMT

Fire Destroys Big Part of Small ND Town
Fire in Manning spread from a camper, to garages to trees and houses destroying three of them before being extinguished.
Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:57:47 GMT

MO Woman Who Died in Fire Used Medical Alert System to Call for Help
The 75-year-old Alton woman who activated a medical-alert system to report that her house was on fire was found dead inside the home by firefighters.
Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:52:46 GMT

Ousted MA Fire Chief Sentenced to Probation for Misusing Funds
The former Dighton fire chief A has been sentenced to two years probation after pleading guilty for using uniform allowances to purchase men's and women's clothing.
Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:45:44 GMT

PA Fire Department Told to Stop Fundraising or Else
A Northampton County-based fire department has been told it must stop asking the public for donations.
Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:40:00 GMT

IA Man Rescued from Grain Bin
The 78-year-old rural Des Moines County man was trapped for more than two hours in a grain bin up to his chin.
Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:32:11 GMT

Progress on NC Stations Moving too Slowly for Commissioners
Laurinburg County commissioners say they want to step up the progress of two proposed fire substations.
Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:26:45 GMT

Eight FDNY Firefighters Hurt in Four-Alarm Fire in the Bronx
Eight firefighters were hurt, one seriously in a fire in the Bronx section of New York City. One civilian was also hurt.
Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:53:58 GMT

Faulty Refrigerator Caused London's Grenfell Tower Fire
The Grenfell Tower fire in London started in a fridge freezer, and outside cladding failed safety tests, police say.
Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:48:34 GMT

CA Ambulance Crew Contradicts Response Time to Aid Stricken Attorney
The Hall ambulance crew says it got to a collapsed runner in 12 minutes, not 40 minutes as reported by a witness.
Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:06:42 GMT

After 40 Years in the Job, SC Chief Forced to Retire Early
A decision by the Glendale Fire commissioners to force the chief to retire has created department upheaval.
Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:39:20 GMT

ME Man Dies Instantly Making Explosives to Remove Tree Stumps
The 67-year-old Lincoln man had been experimenting with explosives in his basement for months.
Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:09:47 GMT

One Hurt after Miami Fire Rescue Truck Collides with Car, Building
A Miami Fire Rescue vehicle responding to a call collided with a sedan that apparently turned into its path.
Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:59:03 GMT

ACLU Joins Ex NH Firefighter's Suit over Facebook Comments
It started as a spat on a Facebook page over posting information heard on Farmington's emergency channel.
Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:40:31 GMT

IL Ambulance Crash Injures Fire Medics, Motorist
A responding Palatine Fire Dept. ambulance and a van collided sending three people to the hospital.
Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:13:14 GMT

Board Unaware that CT Firefighter Had Drugs, Alcohol in System when He Died in Fire
The toxicology report wasn't given to the board of inquiry investigating the Hartford firefighter's death.
Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:10:00 GMT

Hot Shots 6/17
Firehouse presents recent fires from around the country
Posted on Thu, 01 Jun 2017 12:21:00 GMT

Toyne Celebrates 75th Anniversary as Fire Apparatus Builder

Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:36:06 GMT



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