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Firefighters ask ’50 Shades’ imitators to use caution

Emergency responders in Britain and Croatia are calling on romantic partners to be more careful when emulating 50 Shades of Grey after numerous call-outs. The Zagreb Fire Department in Croatia said in a Facebook post that the combination of Valentine's Day and the release of 50 Shades Darker, the second film in the 50 Shades of Grey series, was likely to lead to some embarrassing calls for emergency assistance. The [...]

February 15th, 2017|Fire News, Humor|0 Comments
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Video: ‘Chicago Fire’ actor rescued from elevator by Chicago FD

A video posted by Joe Minoso (@joeminoso) on Jan 10, 2017 at 7:40pm PST Chicago Fire TV actor Joe Minoso called the very men he portrays on-screen after getting stuck in an elevator. Although slightly embarrassed, Minoso said the firefighters arrived fifteen minutes after being called and got him out of the elevator without incident. [...]

January 13th, 2017|Fire News, Humor|0 Comments
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Officer rescued from training by firefighter due to “malfunctioning” handcuffs

Caught in a bind, a Scottish police officer had to be rescued by firefighters after his handcuffs malfunctioned on Saturday. Police Scotland reported that a “malfunction” in the officer’s handcuffs during weekend safety training led to the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service being called, using hydraulic rescue tools to free the officer. "Officer safety training [...]

January 10th, 2017|Fire News, Humor|0 Comments
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VIDEO: Underwear-clad prisoner gets stuck in food flap while trying to escape, firefighters try to free him using vegetable oil

An accused thief who was thrown in the slammer had to be rescued by Brazilian firefighters after he got stuck in the food flap of his cell. The man apparently got stuck while trying to escape from his cell, wearing only his underwear. Footage from the incident shows firefighters slathering him up with veggie oil [...]

December 7th, 2016|Fire News, Humor, Videos|0 Comments
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13 of our favorite firefighter and paramedic mustaches

With all the attention the "Movember" campaign brings for men's health, many fire departments around the country have let their firefighters grow mustaches for the month of November.  So as we come to the end of 'Movember', we wanted to bring you thirteen of our favorite mustaches.  Enjoy! 1.  The Horseshoe Image credit:  Tumblr 2. [...]

November 30th, 2016|Fire News, Humor|0 Comments
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Firefighters sharing ‘intimate moment’ caught on camera

Football coaches are often caught slapping their players on the butt to amp them up or congratulate them for a big play. Apparently our friends at this Fire Department also take part in the bum love, as was caught on a local broadcast following an incident.  However the more common ‘quick slap’ favored by athletes [...]

November 22nd, 2016|Fire News, Humor|0 Comments
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Las Vegas Fire & Rescue rocking the Mannequin Challenge!

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November 17th, 2016|Fire News, Humor, Videos|0 Comments
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Cambridge fire crew delivers hot and smoky choreography for “thrilling” video on Halloween safety

It’s pretty safe to say that the crew from Cambridge Parkside Fire Station has some pretty hot choreography skills. For the last month and a half, six members of the crew- known as Cambridge Black Watch- spent their lunch hours learning a routine, with the help of a local dance teacher. The crew commander and [...]

October 26th, 2016|Fire News, Humor|0 Comments
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Paramedic nicknamed ‘Pavarotti’ reveals stunning opera voice

A British paramedic is dealing with his new-found fame after a clip of him singing opera while in uniform went viral on social media. Lewis Quinn, 37, a North West Ambulance Service paramedic based in Merseyside, England, earned the nickname "Pavarotti paramedic" when he was filmed singing "Nessun dorma," a song often associated with opera superstar Luciano Pavarotti. Quinn [...]

October 25th, 2016|Fire News, Humor|0 Comments

Man trying to rescue cellphone gets trapped in portable toilet’s poop tank

A Norwegian man learned his lesson about playing hero when he entered a portable toilet to rescue a friend's cellphone and became trapped among the feces. The Drammen Region Fire Brigade posted a photo to Facebook showing Cato Berntsen Larsen's hands reaching up from inside the commode as firefighters responded to the "special case" Friday [...]

August 29th, 2016|Humor, Rescue News|0 Comments
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