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Firefighters treated for Poison Oak during wildfire

Firefighters fighting wildfires in the state of California are facing a brutal and sneaky enemy- Poison Oak. Hundreds of firefighters battling flames in the recent...

Tent cities providing refuge to thousands of Hotshot firefighters

Working behind the scenes is a group of people whose sole purpose is to support frontline Hotshot firefighters in their battle against raging wildfires. From...

Video: Boaters douse flames proving necessity is truly the mother...

Boaters in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, are being hailed as heroes after using the only tool they had at their disposal — their boat’s...

Montana Hotshot firefighter killed as crews work to tame Lolo Peak...

A Montana Hotshot firefighter is dead after a tree-felling accident on the Lolo Peak fire Wednesday. Brent M. Witham of Mentone, California, is the second...

Alaska firefighter making substantial improvement after serious training accident

The family of an Anchorage firefighter is celebrating signs of progress and recovery in their son after he suffered a spinal cord injury while...

Rookie firefighter struck on scene by fire truck overnight in critical...

A D.C. probationary firefighter is in critical condition and will need multiple surgeries after being struck by a department vehicle while on the scene...

Firefighter welcome home injured brother 75 days after deadly blaze

Seventy-five days after sustaining serious injuries in a fire that claimed the life of fellow firefighter Scott Deem, a Bexar County firefighter is out...

New Hampshire boy named Honorary Firefighter after saving baby sister’s life

There’s a new, Honorary Firefighter in Dummer, New Hampshire — an 8-year-old big brother. John Holt told his 8-year-old son, Harrison, to call 911 July...

White House set to honor Arizona firefighter with Public Safety Medal...

It’s the nation’s highest award given to public safety officers, and it’s about to be awarded to an Arizona firefighter for his service before...

Paramedics told woman suffering fatal reaction to painkillers to ‘stop faking...

An ambulance service has been accused of a failure to provide “the most basic care” after a women who suffered a fatal reaction to...