Fire News

Cosumnes firefighter struck by car, suffers major injuries while on accident scene

Cosumnes firefighter struck by car, suffers major injuries while on accident scene

February 8th, 2016 | 0 Comments

Feb. 06–A 38-year-old Cosumnes Fire Department firefighter suffered major injuries early Saturday when he was struck…

Yonkers Fire Dept overtime leaves $4M hole in city budget

Yonkers Fire Dept overtime leaves $4M hole in city budget

February 7th, 2016 | 0 Comments

Yonkers firefighters and fire officers calling in injured and disabled are projected to increase…

Firefighters gather to pay their respects 20 years after tragedy

Firefighters gather to pay their respects 20 years after tragedy

February 5th, 2016 | 0 Comments

Twenty years have passed, but Fleur Lombard will never be forgotten. Firefighters, police officers,…

Blog

Causes of many Stairway Injuries

Causes of many Stairway Injuries

By John Morse

There are a lot of ways we…

Overtime Issues

Overtime Issues

By John Morse

Everyone likes a little extra cash and…

What is Situational Awareness?

What is Situational Awareness?

By John Morse

Situational awareness is defined as the perception…

Video

Raw Video:  Fire Truck engulfed by Inferno

Raw Video: Fire Truck engulfed by Inferno

According to a Youtube video posted by GlobalLeaks, on…

Video: Dramatic Fresno rescue caught on helmet cam

Video: Dramatic Fresno rescue caught on helmet cam

In an awesome rescue caught on camera, Fresno Firefighters…

Dramatic video: Fire crew rescues driver trapped by electrified water

Dramatic video: Fire crew rescues driver trapped by electrified water

A dramatic scene unfolds in southern California this week,…

Wildfire

Firefighter burned from Washington wildfire, leaves hospital after 3 months

Firefighter burned from Washington wildfire, leaves hospital after 3 months

November 19th, 2015 | 0 Comments

SEATTLE (AP) — The 25-year-old man severely injured in a Washington wildfire that killed three of his fellow firefighters left the hospital…

EDITORIAL: Firefighter deaths serve to remind us of dangers

EDITORIAL: Firefighter deaths serve to remind us of dangers

Aug. 21–An already catastrophic fire season in Central Washington has now…

U.S. military deployed to help fight wildfires in West

U.S. military deployed to help fight wildfires in West

Flames rise from a fire near Lower Lake, Calif., Thursday,…

Line of Duty Death

Nail salon owner faces more charges in blaze that killed KC firefighters

Nail salon owner faces more charges in blaze that killed KC firefighters

January 25th, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jan. 22–A Kansas City woman accused of second-degree murder in the October  fire  that killed two firefighters now faces additional charges,…

Update:  Ohio blaze in vacant home that killed firefighter was arson

Update: Ohio blaze in vacant home that killed firefighter was arson

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Fire and police officials in a…

Ohio firefighter dies after fall through floor during blaze

Ohio firefighter dies after fall through floor during blaze

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A firefighter died early Monday after…