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Female firefighters hoping for change in the wake of tragic suicide of one of their own

Female firefighters hoping for change in the wake of tragic suicide of one of their own

August 23rd, 2016 | 0 Comments

Shortly after 31-year-old Nicole Mittendorff took her own life, it was discovered that she…

Favorite Firefighting Tools

Favorite Firefighting Tools

August 23rd, 2016 | 0 Comments

When we think about firefighting tools we always think about the traditional axe. Almost…

LAFD respond to Skid Row homeless after several fall ill from smoking ‘illicit substance’

LAFD respond to Skid Row homeless after several fall ill from smoking ‘illicit substance’

August 23rd, 2016 | 0 Comments

Aug. 22–Several people in downtown’s Skid Row area are being examined by paramedic units this morning,…

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Favorite Firefighting Tools

Favorite Firefighting Tools

When we think about firefighting tools we always think…

Hardest thing to handle in the fire station

Hardest thing to handle in the fire station

There are a lot of great things that happen…

Was that Really a Structure Fire?

Was that Really a Structure Fire?

If you check the definition for a structure fire…

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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…

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

Over 17,000 firefighters battle monster fires

Over 17,000 firefighters battle monster fires

August 20th, 2016 | 0 Comments

Washington, August 20 (QNA) – More than 17,000 firefighters struggled to contain dozens of large fires that have burned…

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…

Photos: Powerful firefighting “Super Scoopers” take to the skies over southern California

Photos: Powerful firefighting “Super Scoopers” take to the skies over southern California

Crucial, firefighting aircraft have arrived early in southern California…

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…