Fire News

Hoarding hampers attempts to reach woman who died in fire

Hoarding hampers attempts to reach woman who died in fire

February 20th, 2017 | 0 Comments

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut fire officials say a woman has died after a…

As solar panels become more prevalent, they also create new challenges for firefighters

As solar panels become more prevalent, they also create new challenges for firefighters

February 19th, 2017 | 0 Comments

Feb. 19–Solar panels are everywhere, from tiny squares powering roadside signs to rooftops shining…

The women of South Whidbey Fire/EMS: changing perceptions one fire at a time

The women of South Whidbey Fire/EMS: changing perceptions one fire at a time

February 19th, 2017 | 0 Comments

The fire service has traditionally been dominated by men, and continues to be in…

Blog

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…

Video

Wildfire

Federal hiring freeze will allow for seasonal firefighters to be hired

Federal hiring freeze will allow for seasonal firefighters to be hired

February 7th, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Trump administration told federal land management agencies they can again hire seasonal firefighters and park rangers to protect…

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…