Fire News

Cost of pre-exam training hurting search for firefighter candidates

Cost of pre-exam training hurting search for firefighter candidates

July 22nd, 2016 | 0 Comments

July 22–Local fire departments have seen a drop in the number of recruits applying…

Medic breaks neck while surfing, then drives himself to nearest ambulance station

Medic breaks neck while surfing, then drives himself to nearest ambulance station

July 21st, 2016 | 0 Comments

Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter medic Rob Gemmell broke his neck while surfing several months…

Cali firefighters ordered to remove pro-police flag in effort to prevent further violence

Cali firefighters ordered to remove pro-police flag in effort to prevent further violence

July 21st, 2016 | 0 Comments

The flag showing support for their “Brothers & Sisters in…

Blog

Dealing with Psychiatric Emergencies

Dealing with Psychiatric Emergencies

By John Morse

As first responders we often are in…

Targeting First Responders

Targeting First Responders

By John Morse

With the tragic events in Dallas, it…

Video

Video: Firefighter on vacation rescues man from burning car

Video: Firefighter on vacation rescues man from burning car

July 16–PALM BEACH GARDENS — Dave and Ashley Terrana were enjoying the…

Raw Video:  Ambulance blocked by anti-Trump protesters outside Chicago rally

Raw Video: Ambulance blocked by anti-Trump protesters outside Chicago rally

Anti-Trump protesters mobbed an ambulance outside a Trump rally…

Wildfire

200 firefighters battle brush fire in LA’s Hollywood Hills

200 firefighters battle brush fire in LA’s Hollywood Hills

July 20th, 2016 | 0 Comments

Smoke from an 18-acre brush fire in California’s Hollywood Hills was visible from central Los Angeles and snarled traffic along Highway 101.

The fire, on a…

5 firefighters injured in crash driving between wildfires

5 firefighters injured in crash driving between wildfires

DURANGO – Five firefighters traveling between wildfires in Colorado were hospitalized Thursday evening after…

Line of Duty Death

Delaware fire community mourning the loss of firefighter killed in helicopter training exercise

Delaware fire community mourning the loss of firefighter killed in helicopter training exercise

July 12th, 2016 | 0 Comments

A volunteer firefighter from Delaware was killed last night after falling from a helicopter during a training exercise.

46-year-old Tim…

2nd firefighter dies battling huge Cyprus forest fire

2nd firefighter dies battling huge Cyprus forest fire

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A huge forest fire raging out…