Fla. firefighters recovering after cargo ship explosion

Posted on Fri, 05 Jun 2020 21:39:40 +0000
Four of the nine Jacksonville firefighters injured in an explosion at a shipboard fire have been released from the hospital

Reflections on graduation: Fire service leaders reflect on what they wish they had known

Posted on Fri, 05 Jun 2020 20:06:05 +0000
Pondering the question: What advice would you share with your newly graduated selves – tips that new graduates can consider for their own paths ahead?

Photo of the Week: Care amidst chaos

Posted on Fri, 05 Jun 2020 20:04:00 +0000

Firefighters face consequences following troubling social media posts about protests

Posted on Fri, 05 Jun 2020 20:01:05 +0000
Disparaging posts send local officials scrambling to rebuild trust during already tense times

FFs battle massive blaze at Calif. Amazon distribution warehouse

Posted on Fri, 05 Jun 2020 19:23:23 +0000
A fire broke out Friday morning at a third-party Amazon distribution warehouse complex with a square footage of 1.1 million feet

Putting anger aside: Firefighters help everyone, even those setting fires

Posted on Fri, 05 Jun 2020 18:59:49 +0000
Duty speaks louder than words, and we must do what we were sworn to do –protect the lives of everyone

Ill. fire chief apologizes for Facebook post about looters

Posted on Fri, 05 Jun 2020 16:58:43 +0000
Lincoln Fire Chief Bob Dunovsky said the decision to share the post referencing the shooting of looters "was made in haste"

Philadelphia FF injured in three-alarm residential blaze

Posted on Fri, 05 Jun 2020 15:56:19 +0000
Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel said the fire was more like a "four-alarm equivalent fire" due to intense heat

Off-duty Ala. FF helps lead peaceful protest

Posted on Fri, 05 Jun 2020 13:55:43 +0000
Opelika Firefighter Kristopher Davis, 22, said he wanted to stand up against racism and was glad to see people of all races joining the demonstration

Former Ky. FF found guilty of making explicit videos of minor in ambulance

Posted on Fri, 05 Jun 2020 13:17:25 +0000
According to testimony, William Michael Fields Jr., 37, a former constable and firefighter, made five illegal videos at an emergency medical training facility

Mass. lieutenant placed on leave after accusing woman of stealing mail from her own home

Posted on Fri, 05 Jun 2020 12:23:21 +0000
A video posted to Twitter shows the white off-duty lieutenant parked in the driveway of the woman, who is a racial minority, after following her

8 Florida firefighters injured in explosion at shipboard fire

Posted on Fri, 05 Jun 2020 02:07:25 +0000
Jacksonville firefighters suffered burn injuries during fire attack operations at a cargo ship fire

3 ways to earn the patch every day: A graduation message for firefighters

Posted on Fri, 05 Jun 2020 00:28:02 +0000
Working every day to improve your knowledge, skills and attitude earns your right to wear the patch

On-Demand Webinar: Learn how EMS leaders vetted and selected their new ePCR

Posted on Thu, 04 Jun 2020 19:44:19 +0000
Finding the right ePCR to buy is no simple undertaking, here’s the advice you need to hear to invest in a platform with confidence

NY county holds free walk-up COVID-19 testing amid protests

Posted on Thu, 04 Jun 2020 17:55:59 +0000
First responders and protesters in Albany County can get tested at the Albany Capital South Campus on Thursday

Video: Mutual aid assists FF with marriage proposal

Posted on Thu, 04 Jun 2020 17:01:50 +0000
Lisbon Firefighter Justin Sayre surprised his girlfriend with help from another local fire department and a smoke machine

Pandemic EMS leader awarded 'Ohio Fire Chief' credential

Posted on Thu, 04 Jun 2020 14:57:42 +0000
Hamilton Fire Department EMS Coordinator Mark Mignery is the first EMS coordinator in the state to receive the designation

Authorities say woman staged her own fall from cliff, disappearance after massive 2-day search

Posted on Thu, 04 Jun 2020 14:31:34 +0000
The woman was found hiding in a closet in her home after dozens of rescue personnel searched for her

Pa. FFs discover numerous decaying containers of acid during fire call

Posted on Thu, 04 Jun 2020 13:33:16 +0000
Firefighters said there were "too many [containers] to count" and the hazmat team was called

Standing up or going along: How the fear of being shunned impacts our choices

Posted on Thu, 04 Jun 2020 06:58:04 +0000
Reflecting on why other officers didn’t speak up during George Floyd’s detainment