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Woman captures ghostly image of ‘the fireman’s guardian’ hovering above massive fire

Some supernatural stories have surfaced in the wake of the Henry’s Creek fire in Idaho, which has already scorched more than 50,000 acres. A photograph taken by a homeowner in Bone, in the southeastern part of the state, is getting lots of attention on social media. As the stubborn wildfire burned out of control around [...]

August 26th, 2016|Fire News|0 Comments
  • Smoke from a wildfire shrouds mountain peaks in Grand Teton National Park, Wyo., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. Some tourists heading to Yellowstone National Park during the busy summer season were facing an hourlong detour Wednesday as a wildfire in neighboring Grand Teton National Park kept a highway closed. Firefighters hope cooler weather slows the flames over the next couple of days. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Road to Yellowstone National Park entrance closed by fire

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — More firefighters headed Tuesday to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, where large, growing wildfires have closed or are threatening key roads and forced the evacuation of several campgrounds during one of the busiest times of the summer tourist season. A fire in Grand Teton park made a 5-mile [...]

August 26th, 2016|Fire News, Wildfire News|0 Comments
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Portsmouth Fire boat gone, but firefighters keep stipend Union says payment is for training

PORTSMOUTH — The Fire Commission on Monday voted in favor of two firefighters' unions that successfully argued its members should continue to be paid 2 percent boat operators' stipends, in spite of the fact there is no longer a city fire boat to operate. The firefighters and fire officers unions grieved a decision by Fire [...]

August 26th, 2016|Fire News|0 Comments
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Swedish firefighter lashes out at serial car arsonists in poignant open letter

A Swedish firefighter is lashing out at arsonists in an open letter, after months of anguish in the community, which was sparked by serial arsonists who’ve set dozens of cars on fire in the city of Malmo. In the very personal and emotional letter, Kaj Engelke says: “’Fireman’ is a job title for a person [...]

August 25th, 2016|Fire News|0 Comments
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What If You Can’t Be the Fire Chief

Almost every little boy gets a fireman outfit when they are growing up.  And almost all of those have the Fire Chief emblem on the helmet.  Along with professions like astronaut, baseball player and doctor, a lot of those boys will want to be a fireman.  A few will still want to be fireman when [...]

August 25th, 2016|Blog, Fire News|0 Comments
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Firefighter returns to house fire months after delivering baby there

Firefighters responded to a house fire early Wednesday morning in Smithtown, New York where three family members were trapped inside. Kristen Sidik, her 3-year-old daughter and 4-month old son were sleeping, when Sidik heard the alarm go off. She reportedly went to grab the kids, but said it was too smoky and they could not [...]

August 25th, 2016|Fire News|0 Comments
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Paramedic has special message for man who tried to shame her in Target parking lot

An Illinois paramedic who was belittled outside Target for taking a coffee break with her partner, decided to call the rude shopper out on social media for his ignorant comments. Peru Volunteer medic Meagan Ryan told CBS Chicago that she and her partner were headed back to their ambulance when a man said to them: [...]

August 25th, 2016|Fire News|0 Comments
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Video: Command heard over radio traffic from FDNY Battalion Chief is quite simple

It was a very clear command from the Battalion Chief while battling a 2-alarm Box Fire in Brooklyn on Monday.   “Tell them to put the fucking fire out!” can be heard around the 1:19 mark from the video posted to YouTube by user NYRRT. I think that sums it up! © 2016 Bright Mountain Media, [...]

August 25th, 2016|Fire News, Videos|0 Comments
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Re-scoring on lieutenant’s exam leaves FDNY firefighters concerned about results

NYFD firefighters are furious with the personnel agency responsible for developing the department’s Lieutenant exam. According to the New York Post, the Department of Citywide Administrative Services posted a list of 1,166 firefighters who passed the critical test, which provides a serious career bump. However, it wasn’t long before complaints surfaced saying that one multiple [...]

August 25th, 2016|Fire News|0 Comments
  • Security cameras outside a fire station where firefighter Gregory Louis, above, was shot and killed were inoperable at the time of the shooting last Thursday.  Image credit: Virgin Islands Daily News

Firefighter murdered: A case of mistaken identity, poor lighting?

A 50-year-old firefighter from the Virgin Islands --described as a soft-spoken, easygoing guy -- was sitting on a bench outside his firehouse when someone shot him in the back of the head, killing him. Now days later, rumors are swirling that this may have been a case of mistaken identity. There isn’t very much information [...]

August 24th, 2016|Fire News|0 Comments
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