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Fire chief bans union president from representing firefighters, for one year, over records violation

Fire chief bans union president from representing firefighters, for one year, over records violation

February 22nd, 2017 | 0 Comments

Feb. 21–Last summer, as the Austin fire union was preparing to represent one of its members…

Firefighters rescue 7-year-old pinned under SUV

Firefighters rescue 7-year-old pinned under SUV

February 22nd, 2017 | 0 Comments

Feb. 15–A 7-year-old boy was dragged under the family SUV after he tried to…

Volunteer fire companies’ numbers falling, consider online training

Volunteer fire companies’ numbers falling, consider online training

February 22nd, 2017 | 0 Comments

Feb. 14–GIRARDVILLE — For five generations, there has been a member of Donny Bernosky’s family fighting fires…

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Managing A Big Event

Managing A Big Event

It doesn’t matter if you work in a large…

Water Carnival

Water Carnival

If you look for the definition of a water…

Worst People to Work With

Worst People to Work With

“Hey, Ya Got a Minute?”  Those words still make…

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Three states issued ‘Extremely critical’ wildfire alert

Three states issued ‘Extremely critical’ wildfire alert

February 23rd, 2017 | 0 Comments

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Firefighters in New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas are bracing for a busy day as unseasonably warm temperatures, gusty winds and low humidity are…

Federal hiring freeze will allow for seasonal firefighters to be hired

Federal hiring freeze will allow for seasonal firefighters to be hired

The Trump administration told federal land management agencies they…

5 firefighters, 6 others dead in Chile’s worst wildfires in country’s history

5 firefighters, 6 others dead in Chile’s worst wildfires in country’s history

SANTIAGO, Chile: The death toll from the worst wildfires…

Line of Duty Death

Driver of fire engine that killed firefighter in rollover in route to blaze, won’t be charged

Driver of fire engine that killed firefighter in rollover in route to blaze, won’t be charged

February 21st, 2017 | 0 Comments

Feb. 15–Criminal charges will not be filed against the driver of a firefighting vehicle that overturned in a September…

Pilot killed in crash battling wildfires

Pilot killed in crash battling wildfires

As firefighters continue to battle wildfires in Christchurch today, a community…

Firefighter responding to call died from a medical complication, never missed a call

Firefighter responding to call died from a medical complication, never missed a call

An Illinois firefighter is reported to have died Wednesday…