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Portsmouth Fire boat gone, but firefighters keep stipend Union says payment is for training

Portsmouth Fire boat gone, but firefighters keep stipend Union says payment is for training

August 26th, 2016 | 0 Comments

PORTSMOUTH — The Fire Commission on Monday voted in favor of two firefighters’ unions…

Swedish firefighter lashes out at serial car arsonists in poignant open letter

Swedish firefighter lashes out at serial car arsonists in poignant open letter

August 25th, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Swedish firefighter is lashing out at arsonists in an open letter, after months…

Firefighter returns to house fire months after delivering baby there

Firefighter returns to house fire months after delivering baby there

August 25th, 2016 | 0 Comments

Firefighters responded to a house fire early Wednesday morning in Smithtown, New York where…

Blog

Why Do Firefighters Steal

Why Do Firefighters Steal

It is always disappointing to see a headline about…

What If You Can’t Be the Fire Chief

What If You Can’t Be the Fire Chief

Almost every little boy gets a fireman outfit when…

Favorite Firefighting Tools

Favorite Firefighting Tools

When we think about firefighting tools we always think…

Video

Video:  400-pound goliath grouper pulls Florida firefighter into water

Video: 400-pound goliath grouper pulls Florida firefighter into water

A Florida firefighter on a fishing charter boat was pulled overboard…

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…

Wildfire

Road to Yellowstone National Park entrance closed by fire

Road to Yellowstone National Park entrance closed by fire

August 26th, 2016 | 0 Comments

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — More firefighters headed Tuesday to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, where large,…

Over 17,000 firefighters battle monster fires

Over 17,000 firefighters battle monster fires

Washington, August 20 (QNA) – More than 17,000 firefighters…

Former inmate firefighter arrested for intentionally setting wildfires in northern California

Former inmate firefighter arrested for intentionally setting wildfires in northern California

Authorities have arrested a 40-year-old Clearlake man in connection…

Line of Duty Death

Official details scant in firefighter shooting

Official details scant in firefighter shooting

August 21st, 2016 | 0 Comments

Aug. 20–ST. THOMAS — Security cameras outside a fire station where a firefighter was shot and killed were inoperable…

Forest Service firefighter dies battling Nevada wildfire

Forest Service firefighter dies battling Nevada wildfire

BAKER, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say a Forest Service firefighter has died…

Should mentally ill man be tried for firefighter’s death?

Should mentally ill man be tried for firefighter’s death?

Aug. 14–The death of a firefighter who suffered severe smoke inhalation…