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Ron Moore and the rescue team shall establish winch skills and competencies that can be used when responding to incidents with a vehicle that has a rescue winch.
Posted on Wed, 01 Nov 2017 09:00:00 GMT

Off-Duty NJ Firefighter Killed In Head-On Collision
Jersey City firefighter Matthew Nierstedt, a decorated Navy veteran, was killed in a collision Thursday.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:52:55 GMT

Interest in 'Baby Boxes' after Infant Rescue
Indiana firefighter Monica Kelsey, who was abandoned as an infant, is the founder of Safe Haven Baby Boxes.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:15:12 GMT

Newbern, NC, No. 9 Township Fire & Rescue Gets Pumper/Tanker
Number 9 Township Fire & Rescue in Newbern, NC, has taken delivery of a Midwest Fire side control tanker-pumper built on a Freightliner M2 106 chassis.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:59:25 GMT

SC Firefighter Carried Home after Cancer Surgery
Veteran firefighter Kim Strickland got a surprise ride in a pink apparatus after breast cancer surgery.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:53:13 GMT

ME Official Squashes Rumors about Chief
The chairman of Lebanon's Board of Selectmen says rumors of the fire chief's termination are inaccurate.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:19:21 GMT

KS City Appoints First Female Fire Chief
With the appointment of Tammy Snow, Wichita has gone from its first black chief to its first woman.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:09:35 GMT

Watch LA Firefighters Respond to Fiery Semi Wreck
Shreveport firefighters responded after a semi-truck carrying tires collided with a pickup Wednesday.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:48:56 GMT

Confederate Flag Ultimatum for NC Dept.
Montgomery County has threatened to limit funding for a volunteer fire department flying a Confederate flag.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:27:28 GMT

20 Injured as Blaze Engulfs PA Senior Facility
Officials say dozens were rescued as fire quickly spread through a West Chester senior living complex.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:35:16 GMT

Close Calls: Leaking Substance Affects Firefighters
Billy Goldfeder shares the story of Spokane firefighters who felt lightheaded and sick during alarm system response call.
Posted on Wed, 01 Nov 2017 12:20:00 GMT

When it Comes to Apparatus Suspension, There's a Lot Riding on It
Experts explain the different kinds of chassis suspensions available for fire and rescue vehicles.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:29:00 GMT

Ex-TX Firefighter Used Spycam on Female FF
A former Austin fire lieutenant is accused of spying on a female firefighter while she was showering.
Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:31:37 GMT

LAFD Firefighter's Death Officially Deemed LODD
Los Angeles fire Capt. David T. Moorman fell ill and died in February after working a long shift.
Posted on Thu, 16 Nov 2017 23:11:03 GMT

Pierce Pumper Powered by a Ford Power Train Purchased by Lafayette County, MS, FD
Pierce has sold a Pierce Saber custom pumper equipped with a Ford 6.7L V-8 turbo diesel power train to the Lafayette County Fire Department located in Oxford, MS.
Posted on Thu, 16 Nov 2017 21:12:17 GMT

Staffing Funds Remain Concern at New TX Fire Station
Money has been an issue for Corpus Christi's newest fire station since planning began nine years ago.
Posted on Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:50:24 GMT

MA Firefighter Suffers Medical Injury at Blaze
Crews had to remove the ill firefighter from the roof by ladder while battling the three-alarm fire in Ayer.
Posted on Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:43:22 GMT

Former FL Firefighter Accused of Arson to Cover up Theft
A former West Palm Beach firefighter is accused of starting a fire at a Walmart to cover up shoplifting.
Posted on Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:29:35 GMT

NY Chief Set for Court Battle over 9/11 Benefits
Utica Fire Chief Russell Brooks is taking the city to court in a fight for 9/11 compensatory benefits.
Posted on Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:08:33 GMT

VA Volunteers Under Investigation for Gang Rape
An investigation has begun into five Strasburg volunteeer firefighters accused of raping an intoxicated underage girl.
Posted on Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:55:24 GMT

SC Chief, Official Indicted over Asbestos Contamination
Marion's chief and a city official allowed entry into a department building knowing asbestos was inside.
Posted on Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:41:42 GMT

IL Firefighter Who Inspired De Niro's 'Backdraft' Role Dies
Don Rimgale, who died Monday at 77, was the basis for Robert De Niro's investigator role in the film.
Posted on Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:26:35 GMT

Living Memorial for 18 Victims of 1957 NY Fire
A living memorial of 18 trees is being planted for those who perished in a Niagara Falls fire 60 years ago.
Posted on Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:35:44 GMT

FL Fire Board OKs Sex Harassment Settlement
A former Greater Naples fire officer filed a sexual harassment suit against the district and its chief last year.
Posted on Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:18:30 GMT

CA Volunteers Want Chief, Board President Ousted
Julian firefighters seek leadership changes amid a feud over joining the county's Fire Authority.
Posted on Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:58:29 GMT



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