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Firefighters called in to remove a puma from office building

Firefighters in the Sao Paulo, Brazil were called on Monday to help remove a puma hiding in an office building. Brazil’s Globo newspaper reported that employees found their new colleague when they arrived for work on the morning of August 14. In one of their posts, the fire department said they believe the puma had [...]

August 15th, 2017|Fire News, Humor|0 Comments

FDNY firemen show off physical prowess, manhandle parked car blocking roadway

If you park in New York, better make sure your vehicle isn’t in the way of first responders. In a short video posted to Instagram by @jdclosser, firemen from Hancock Street’s Ladder Company 111 move both ends of a Smart Car — leaving the passenger side wheels to rest on the sidewalk.  According to the [...]

July 26th, 2017|Fire News, Humor|0 Comments

Florida boy had non-rude reason to flip off the camera

A Florida fire department said a young boy's seemingly rude gesture was just his way of showing off his lack of injuries after a school desk rescue. The Lakeland Fire Department posted a photo to Facebook showing a young boy posing with firefighters and appearing to flip off the camera -- with a "censored" block over the offending finger -- [...]

July 6th, 2017|Fire News, Humor|0 Comments

Bat invasion forces firefighters out of their station

About 500 to 1,000 bats have taken over a Florida fire station forcing the firefighters to move out, according to the Tampa Bay Times. A Pasco Fire Rescue station was closed Friday after the ever-growing colony of bats caused their work environment to become unsafe and unsanitary, the Tampa Bay Times reported. The station in [...]

June 12th, 2017|Blunders, Fire News, Humor|0 Comments

Firefighters proud of their semi-pro football team’s unique mascot

A semi-pro football team comprised of FDNY firefighters is proud to boast its team mascot — a chicken named Pudgie they found in Chicago. Last month, members of the FDNY Bravest rescued the malnourished chicken as she wandered near a Chicago-area slaughterhouse. The Daily News reports Pudgie is named in memory of team founder Lt. [...]

May 22nd, 2017|Fire News, Humor|0 Comments

WATCH: The funniest cat rescue video ever created

My best favorite ! For all those wondering what cats really think about humans, check out this fun little video after one finds itself stuck in a pipe. © 2017 Bright Mountain Media, Inc. All rights reserved. The content of this webpage may not be reproduced or used in any manner whatsoever without the express [...]

March 21st, 2017|Humor|0 Comments

Lawyer’s pants catch fire during closing arguments defending arson client

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami defense attorney is feeling the heat after his pants caught fire as he delivered closing arguments in an arson case. Witnesses told the Miami Herald 28-year-old Stephen Gutierrez was fiddling in his pocket Wednesday while addressing jurors when smoke started billowing from his pants. At the time, he was arguing [...]

March 9th, 2017|Fire News, Humor|0 Comments

Firefighters featured on Today Show with Dale Earnhardt Jr.

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - With the Daytona 500 just days away, some of New Rochelle's Bravest took their talents to the track in New York City for a special Today Show event with Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Tuesday. In the early hours of Monday morning, members of the New Rochelle Uniformed Firefighters Association Local 273 headed to Rockefeller Center to see who had the need for speed [...]

February 23rd, 2017|Fire News, Humor|0 Comments

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

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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