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2016 Firehouse Thomas Carr Community Service Award
Firehouse is proud to honor the following departments and individuals for their commitment to community.
Posted on Sun, 01 Oct 2017 12:14:00 GMT

Dräger Sentinel 1500 Monitor Extends Range of SCBA Components

Posted on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:46:23 GMT

TX House Fire Claims Six, Including Five Children
The fire was reported just after midnight in Silsbee and left five children dead.
Posted on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:42:01 GMT

CA Inmate Firefighter Escapes During Wildfire Battle
Armando Castillo reported missing after crews contain fire that destroyed or damaged nearly 60 homes in Anaheim Hills.
Posted on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:40:04 GMT

ID Fire Chief Resigns After One Year
One year after being sworn in, Twin Falls Fire Chief Tim Soule resigns after being placed on administrative leave.
Posted on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:18:54 GMT

Five More CA Firefighters Injured in Wildfires
Firefighters hospitalized after new blaze in Santa Cruz Mountains ignited buildings and caused more evacuations .
Posted on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:06:18 GMT

2016 Valor Awards: Unit Citations
The Unit Citation Awards recognize efforts made by three or more individuals, or one or more fire companies.
Posted on Sun, 01 Oct 2017 11:00:00 GMT

FFs Continue Gaining Ground in Northern CA
Crews gained additional ground Tuesday on the deadly wildfires that have ravaged Northern California.
Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:51:19 GMT

Resident Urges NY City to Fight FFs Union
A Watertown resident has urged City Council to stick to its guns in a firefighter contract dispute.
Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:17:19 GMT

FL Battalion Chief Mourned after Fatal Crash
Sarasota County Battalion Chief Bill Kocur was killed this past weekend in a motorcycle wreck in Georgia.
Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:07:12 GMT

Fire Damages CA Home Valued at $14M
Officials say the Bel Air home was valued at $14M and Los Angeles firefighters worked to contain the fire.
Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:55:09 GMT

FHExpo17: Firefighter Safety is Focus of Hand-on Training
Firefighters from across the country traveled to Firehouse Expo in Tennessee to learn the latest techniques and to participate in hands-on training.
Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:43:28 GMT

Blind Former MO Firefighter Proud of Woodworking Projects
Robert Sapp was a Kansas City firefighter for more than a decade when he lost his eyesight in an accident.
Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:35:58 GMT

Inmate Firefighter Walks Away from CA Wildifre
Inmate firefighter Armando Castillo from Oak Glen Conservation Camp walked off the fire lines of the Canyon Fire in Yucaipa.
Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:01:41 GMT

FL Firefighter Found Unresponsive in Fire Station Dies
Crews were unable to revive Hernando County firefighter Steven R. Perry after he was found unresponsive.
Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:41:03 GMT

CA Crews Rescue Worker in Trench
Ventura Fire Department use ladders to rescue man who fell into a 10-foot deep utility trench.
Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:30:16 GMT

Distraught Man Attacks GA EMT
Drugs may have played a roll as man who was "acting crazy" bolts ambulance and grabs paramedic.
Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:16:20 GMT

IN Fire Station Reopens after 10 Years
Shuttered since 2007, Gary Fire Station 3 had a $200,000 makeover and the city now has 10 active stations.
Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:07:33 GMT

Park Hills, MO, Gets Custom Pumper Tanker
Park Hills, MO, Fire Dept.recently replaced a 1996 International, 2,000 gallon tanker with a pumper-tanker from Pierce Manufacturing.
Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:17:00 GMT

Brunacini's Words, Wisdom Impacted Many in the Fire Service
From firefighters to fire chiefs, many were touched by Alan Brunacini's 50--plus year career in the fire service.
Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:20:00 GMT

Man Found Dead after MA Standoff, Fire
Leominster firefighters knocked down the house fire as heavily armed police officers protected them.
Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:10:23 GMT

MS Fire Department Wins 2017 Step Up and Stand Out Contest
The Wiggins Fire Department received the most likes for their video, which explained how they serve their citizens.
Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:48:55 GMT

2016 Valor Awards: $100 Winners
Firehouse is pleased to announce the honorees in the 2016 Firehouse Magazine Michael O. McNamee Award of Valor.
Posted on Sun, 01 Oct 2017 11:01:00 GMT

Product of the Day: Veridian -- Fire Knight Glove
The Fire Knight glove features a PBI & DuPont Kevlar shell with revolutionary strength, durability and comfort.
Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 05:01:00 GMT

Blauer Offers Affordable Performance with Hi Vis Shell Jacket
Blauer announced availability of itsrevolutionary new SuperLight Hi Vis Shell jacket, filling a need for public safety pros by creating a hardshell jacket at an affordable price point that does not compromise performance.
Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 03:23:16 GMT



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