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4,400 firefighters sue siren maker over their hearing loss

NEW YORK (AP) — There were times by the end of his shift that firefighter Joseph Nardone's head would be pounding, his eyes crossing...

Chemical explosion ignites 3-alarm fire in southwest Fresno

An explosion at a chemical manufacturing plant in Fresno, California caused a three-alarm fire on Friday night. According to Fresno Fire Battalion Chief Todd Tuggle,...

Fire Dept. swells ranks to promote safety

Dec. 19--PEABODY -- The expanded Peabody Fire Department will go into action on Jan. 1, according to Chief Steve Pasdon. Changes urged by Mayor Ted...

Third time’s a charm: FDNY recruit graduates despite her failing crucial...

Despite never receiving a passing score on the Functional Skills Test, a female FDNY recruit has graduated -- and now calls Engine 301 home. It...

Wedding crashers assault fire inspector in Jersey City

  A 60-year-old fire inspector was attacked by two wedding crashers in New Jersey on Saturday night. According to NJ.com, the fire inspector was working at...