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Georgia firefighter killed in a motorcycle crash

A Georgia firefighter from Sandy Springs was killed in a motorcycle crash yesterday morning, sending shockwaves through his community. 21-year-old Jacob Hammond was killed Thursday morning after losing control during a turn in Forsyth County. He was pronounced dead on the scene. Forsyth County Sheriff Ron Freeman offered his condolences to county workers and Hammond’s [...]

September 22nd, 2017|Fire News|0 Comments

F16 maintenance by day, firefighter by night

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz., Sept. 20 -- The U.S. Air Force's 56th Fighter Wing issued the following news: By by Senior Airman Devante Williams 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs What does it mean to serve? For Senior Airman Chase Bradovich, 56th Component Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion journeyman, in addition to being an Airmen, he [...]

September 21st, 2017|Fire News|0 Comments

Young girl seriously injured by line-drive foul ball at Yankee Stadium

Child gets hit by a foul ball at Yankees game. The players' reactions say it all. pic.twitter.com/YIyaBJq7tT— Jordan Heck (@JordanHeckFF) September 20, 2017 Baseball fans reacts as a young girl is carried out of the seating area after being hit by a line drive during the fifth inning of a baseball game between the New [...]

September 20th, 2017|Fire News|0 Comments

Firefighter allegedly lures woman to city vehicle then sexually assaults her

A firefighter in Austin, Texas is under police investigation for allegedly luring a woman into a city vehicle before sexually assaulting her. The firefighter -who has not been named or charged at this time- is on unpaid leave while the investigation continues, local station KVUE reports. The entire investigation stems from statements from a woman [...]

September 20th, 2017|Fire News|0 Comments

Trenton, New Jersey starts issuing layoff notices to firefighters

New Jersey firefighters are biting their nails as the City of Trenton announces they will start laying off firefighters. The announcement came on Monday and proclaims that 64 layoffs will begin come November 1, an effort to free up $5.3 million dollars for the city. Meanwhile, city firefighter’s unions are bracing for impact. “We’re in [...]

September 19th, 2017|Fire News|0 Comments

Firefighters spend three hours removing weight from man’s genitals

Firefighters in Germany (known as Feuerwehrmann, of course) came to a shattering conclusion last week- some men will stick their member in just about anything. Fire crews in the town of Worms responded to a medical call of a man who did just that, spending a whopping three hours to remove the man’s penis from [...]

September 19th, 2017|Fire News, Humor|0 Comments

New Athens firefighter is shot while working day job

Sept. 18--A New Athens firefighter was shot while working his full-time day job early Sunday morning. Facebook posts from the New Athens Fire Department and Southern Illinois Fire Incidents said the firefighter, whose identity had not been released as of Sunday evening, was shot. A follow-up post from the fire department said the man was [...]

September 18th, 2017|Fire News|0 Comments

LAFD to receive two new Black Hawk helicopters this year

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Defense & Aerospace Week -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, received a contract from the County of Los Angeles for two S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopters in a baseline configuration. Sikorsky is assembling the two new S-70i Black Hawk helicopters for delivery to L.A. County in December [...]

September 15th, 2017|Fire News|0 Comments

Female Firefighter claims she was demoted for being a Woman and a Mother

A Pennsylvania firefighter claims she was demoted due to being a mother and a woman, using the claims as a ground for a lawsuit against her fire department. Jessica Etzle claims she was removed from her Lieutenant’s post in 2016, with authorities claiming “‘You have a 6-year-old son’ and she needed to be home and [...]

September 14th, 2017|Fire News|0 Comments

USMC vet firefighter goes above and beyond for fellow veteran

Arizona firefighter and Marine veteran Jesse Simpson is no stranger to duty. However, when he and his fire crew found a fellow veteran -identified as “George”- sitting on a toilet in a derelict and flooding Mesa apartment after a maintenance crew struck a water pipe, he knew it was time to step up on a [...]

September 14th, 2017|Fire News|0 Comments
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