National Guard Puts Out Fire at Bank in St. Louis
Members of the Missouri National Guard who were patrolling St. Louis early Tuesday in connection with the Ferguson protests are credited with putting out a small fire inside a bank.
Posted on Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:36:09 GMT
Five Children Die in South Texas Mobile Home Fire
Five children have died in an Edna mobile home fire and their mother was injured. The children were 16-years-old and younger.
Posted on Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:32:33 GMT
Widow of NYC Cop Who Died in Arson Fire Seeks $50M
Posted on Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:15:44 GMT
Video: Scenes from Harvey Eisner's Memorial Service
Scenes from Saturday's memorial service for Firehouse Editor-in-Chief Emeritus Harvey Eisner at the FDNY Fire Academy.
Posted on Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:26:51 GMT
ACLU Sues Ozark Fire Dept. Over Same-Sex Marriage Benefits
ACLU claims Ozark Fire must extend same-sex spouse benefits under Missouri law. Other attorneys disagree.
Posted on Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:18:00 GMT
After 73 Years of Discrimination, Grandma Gets Turnout Gear
Candice McDonald talks about how the first service is adapting to diversity since her grandmother wanted to join the fire department years ago.
Posted on Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:45:00 GMT
Calif. Mayor Chastises Union For Politicizing Fatal Fire
San Bernardino's mayor pushed back against a suggestion by the union that budget cuts contributed to the death of two children in a fire last week.
Posted on Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:19:24 GMT
Car Hits Building in Chicago, Seven Hurt
Seven people were injured when a car crashed into a building in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side early Tuesday morning.
Posted on Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:50:57 GMT
N.H. FD Tries For Fifth Time to Get New Station
Nov. 25--MILTON -- The Milton Fire Department is taking another shot to get the fire station's reconstruction approved on the town ballot this March after residents have voted against the project for five years. The fire department will propose a warrant article that would approve the town to spend $143,000 for the new station's blueprint. A blueprint would provide the fire department with a more accurate construction cost that would appear on 2016's town ballot. The estimated construction cost is $2 million, but that price could change once a blueprint is acquired, Milton's Fire Chief Nick Marique said. The estimated cost dropped from the initial $2.5 million after the size was reduced from 12,000 square feet to 9,000 square feet. That's still larger than the roughly 5,000 square-foot station that's used now. Nothing critical was taken out of the design to reach the new size. Storage space was the only thing removed, while other rooms were simply reduced in size. Past...
Posted on Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:14:03 GMT
Philly Fire Claims 4-Year-Old Boy, Dad Attempted Rescue
A fire in the Feltonville section of Philadelphia killed a young boy despite his father's attempts to save him.
Posted on Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:10:05 GMT
Tennessee House Fire Kills One, Injures Another
Chattanooga firefighters battled a fully involved structure fire in Hixson and the incident involves at least one fatality.
Posted on Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:01:43 GMT
Wis. Asphalt Tank Explosion, Fire Probed
Investigators have yet to determine the cause of last week's explosion at a North Side asphalt plant but say the tank containing liquid asphalt performed exactly as designed.
Posted on Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:56:57 GMT
Augusta, Ga., Fire Department Begins $8M Apparatus Upgrade
Between now and mid-2015, the Augusta Fire Department will replace two-thirds of its trucks with new, enhanced firefighting vehicles with purchase of three new quints, 12 pumpers and a refurbish of an existing apparatus.
Posted on Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:53:07 GMT
Dozens of Fire Burn in Ferguson After Announcement
Chaos returned to the streets of Ferguson after a grand jury declined to indict a white police officer in the death of Michael Brown.
Posted on Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:51:03 GMT
Fires Burn in Ferguson, Mo., Gunshots Heard in Streets
Flames engulfed at least a dozen businesses in Ferguson early Tuesday and gunfire kept firefighters at bay after protests over the decision not to indict a police officer in Michael Brown's death turned violent.
Posted on Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:18:34 GMT
Boston discusses improving firefighter safety
"People are blissfully unaware that a fire hose is not fireproof. I didn't know that, and I'm the mother of a firefighter," Kathleen Crosby-Bell said.
Posted on Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:09:40 GMT
Atlanta Chief Cochran Suspended After Penning Book Condemning Homosexuality
Firefighters complained that the former U.S. Fire Administrator, was distributing his book "Who Told You That You Were Naked," while on duty.
Posted on Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:33:10 GMT
Harvey Eisner Remembered at 'The Rock'
Stories, laughs and good food -- the type of event Eisner loved.
Posted on Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:30:00 GMT
Firefighter Shocked During Pa. Building Fire
The injury was not serious.
Posted on Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:43:25 GMT
Adaptive Rescue Concepts
Our vision statement for Adaptive Rescue Concepts, LLC is to strive to deliver superior products and services by adapting multiple product concepts into our products and to enable our customers to serve both life safety and rescue needs.
Posted on Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:26:58 GMT
The Gowans-Knight Co.,Inc.
Gowans-Knight Builds & Repairs Fire & Rescue Apparatus
Posted on Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:18:55 GMT
Scott Safety Acquires TIC Maker ISG/Infrasys
Scott Safety, a Tyco business, announced it has acquired privately held ISG/Infrasys, a world leader in the design of thermal imaging cameras.
Posted on Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:19:03 GMT
More Thoughts on Organizations: Communications
The more correctly that the information passes, the better will be the effect of that communication's effort.
Posted on Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:21:29 GMT
Photo Story: Quick Knock Halts N.J. Fire
Firefighters from Linden and other Union County fire departments were summoned to a late-night house fire.
Posted on Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:45:00 GMT
One Dead, 30 Hurt in Calif. Bus Crash
Three patients were in critical condition after the wreck in Redding.
Posted on Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:00:04 GMT
Man Ambushes, Kills Fla. Officer at House Fire
Firefighters were ordered to back off as an active shooter was present.
Posted on Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:36:05 GMT
Audio of ambush at Tallahassee fire
FD & PD ambushed in Tallahassee FL Fire Audio The audio has been edited & is not real time. Audio used under a creative common license from broadcastify.com
Posted on Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:27:18 GMT
Attorney: 'Cultural Indifference' Led to Dallas Firefighter's Death
Posted on Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:11:24 GMT
Old Louisville fire claims one
Heavy fire was visible from a home in Old Louisville, Ky. Strong winds fanned the flames.
Posted on Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:52:40 GMT
Maine fire tackled
Posted on Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:22:52 GMT