Be prepared for anything with a multi-tool built for the fire service

Posted on Wed, 19 Jun 2019 10:00:57 +0000
Channellock’s compact and light rescue tools combine the cutting tool head of an electrical lineman’s pliers with five other tools in one

RI FD celebrates helping 100th person in fight of drug addiction through 'Safe Stations' program

Posted on Wed, 19 Jun 2019 07:26:15 +0000
Fire Capt. Zachariah Kenyon modeled the program after those at fire departments in Manchester and Nashua, New Hampshire, and said he hopes to see the program spread throughout the state and region

NY ambulance network opposes bill to allow FDs to charge for services

Posted on Wed, 19 Jun 2019 06:54:02 +0000
The United New York Ambulance Network fears the bill will hurt the ambulance industry, while fire departments are looking to recoup the costs of medical calls

Former Texas firefighter sentenced for DWI crash that injured 2 children

Posted on Wed, 19 Jun 2019 04:39:54 +0000
Eddie Ehrenzweig, 46, pleaded guilty to intoxication assault a few weeks ago before 111th District Judge Monica Z. Notzon

NY firefighter not attached to bucket during fatal April 2017 fall

Posted on Wed, 19 Jun 2019 03:29:57 +0000
William Tolley, 42, of Bethpage, plummeted to the ground fighting a Ridgewood, Queens, apartment fire on April 20, 2017

Off-duty Idaho FF-EMT dies in motorcycle crash

Posted on Wed, 19 Jun 2019 02:46:42 +0000
Hyrum Nielsen was riding a motorcycle when he hit a tree and was ejected from the seat

Ore. volunteer firefighter dies in boating incident

Posted on Wed, 19 Jun 2019 02:29:46 +0000
Janice Arsenault, 44, of Umatilla, was remembered for her positive outlook on life, contagious laugh and desire to live life to its fullest

Book Excerpt: Fully Involved Leadership

Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 09:31:12 +0000
Chief Gary Ludwig

PFAS exposure and risks: Your questions answered

Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 08:23:43 +0000
Older bunker gear may exposure firefighters to harmful chemicals

Secure in the bucket: Master stream slams firefighters

Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 08:12:36 +0000
Video of powerful master stream striking firefighters in aerial bucket underscores importance of safety belt

Community to gather for Charleston Nine Memorial remembrance ceremony

Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 06:22:58 +0000
Firefighters, family and members of the community will gather at the Charleston Nine Memorial Park to pay respects to the nine firefighters that lost their lives 12 years ago

27K gallons of water used to extinguish Ohio house fire

Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 04:23:18 +0000
Firefighters from 17 neighboring jurisdictions responded to the fire

Firehouse security will increase at 3 NY Middletown FDs

Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 04:00:05 +0000
Amping up security at the firehouses comes in the aftermath of the "Operation Bread, White and Blues" drug-rings case, in which former Middletown fire Lt. Paul G. Smith, of Deerpark, pleaded guilty as a drug trafficker

Alabama FD IDs FF-medic killed in training exercise

Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 03:31:34 +0000
Springville Fire Department Firefighter-Paramedic Jared Echols died while participating in an off-site training exercise

Ohio county's active shooter training encompasses 200 people

Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 03:17:05 +0000
This will be a complex, coordinated event that will include multiple first responders, community partners, county, and state agencies in addition to the participating school districts

6 challenges for firefighters at railway disasters

Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 02:40:52 +0000
Rail disasters are growing more frequent and more severe and can happen in just about any community

Ore. county emergency communication tower destroyed

Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 02:17:32 +0000
The emergency communication tower necessary for loggers, fire personnel and ham radio operators was cut down over the weekend, causing more than $60,000 in damage

When should a firefighter retire?

Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 07:32:30 +0000
It is a very personal question with no easy answer, as our top responses show

8 questions to ask apparatus vendors at a trade show or conference

Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 03:57:09 +0000
Apparatus manufacturer representatives offer tips for maximizing your time at fire service trade shows

How to improve fire department visibility and convey relevance to the community

Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 03:25:48 +0000
Employ visual cues, citizen education and engagement, and media to highlight department activities