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firefighter in legal trouble after setting his kids’ hands on fire

A Vermont firefighter who lit his own children’s hands-on fire to teach a lesson about poor decision making is regretting his own poor decision...

Man robs Terrytown fire station, points gun at room full of...

_informq.push(); The Advocate, Baton Rouge, La. A man broke into a Terrytown fire station and stole tools and equipment and also pointed a gun at a...

Hollywood cops, firefighters to recieve active shooter kits

Susannah Bryan Sun Sentinel One week after the deadly mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, Hollywood commissioners agreed to buy 358 active shooter kits —...

Firefighter announces run for state Senate

Jill Harmacinski The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. (TNS) LAWRENCE — Already an attorney and a Lawrence firefighter, Lt. Michael Armano said he now wants to be a...

Woman arrested after leaving nasty note on ambulance

A British woman was arrested for leaving an angry note on an ambulance in the West Midlands, which told emergency crews they couldn’t park...

California moms raise a fuss after rifle is auctioned off at...

The recent raffling of a (California-legal) AR15 by the Cameron Park Fire Department ended up ruffling the feathers of several soccer moms, who felt...

Fort Smith firefighters receive medal of valor for life-saving actions during...

Max Bryan Times Record, Fort Smith, Ark. (TNS) Three firefighters with the Fort Smith Fire Department were recently honored for their life-saving actions in a recent structure...

Fracking explosion prompts evacuation in Ohio

Ohio first responders near Captina Creek had to evacuate local residents on Thursday after a gas explosion. XTO Energy spokeswoman Karen Matusic said that the...

Firefighter sentenced for selling cocaine out of fire house

John Nickerson The Advocate, Stamford, Conn. (TNS) STAMFORD — As his wife cried in a courtroom pew, a former Norwalk firefighter was sentenced Thursday to three years...

Rhode Island volunteer firefighter dies after collapsing while on duty

A Rhode Island volunteer is dead after being killed at the scene of a chimney fire. Pascoag VFD Lieutenant Richard Jenks was rushed to the...