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Faulty Refrigerator Caused London's Grenfell Tower Fire
The Grenfell Tower fire in London started in a fridge freezer, and outside cladding failed safety tests, police say.
Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:48:34 GMT

Hot Shots 6/17
Firehouse presents recent fires from around the country
Posted on Thu, 01 Jun 2017 12:21:00 GMT

Toyne Celebrates 75th Anniversary as Fire Apparatus Builder

Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:36:06 GMT

Detroit EMTs Get Largest Raise in Division's History
Detroit's EMS Division is the last public safety group to get a raise since the city promised all responders will see an increase in pay.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:51:05 GMT

X-Tinguish FST -- Fire Suppression Tool

Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:40:00 GMT

FDNY Members Raise Money to Attend TX Boy's Funeral
FDNY firefighters are trying to fly as many members as they can to honor five-year-old River Lawrence.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:58:05 GMT

Charging Hoverboard Sparks Fire, Displaces FL Family
A Riviera Beach family was displaced from their home after a charging hoverboard sparked a fire.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:51:13 GMT

Pumper with Full Response Crew Cab Delivered to Hollandale, WI
The Hollandale, WI, Fire District has recently taken delivery of a pumper/tanker built by Custom Fire Apparatus.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:32:29 GMT

TX Firefighters Walk Out over Chief Being Let Go
After their chief was let go, the entire Wills Point volunteer fire department walked off in protest.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:16:55 GMT

Truck Fire, Explosion Nearly Destroys NV Apartments
Cell phone video shows a truck engulfed in flames right next to a Las Vegas apartment building.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:06:25 GMT

FDNY Rescues Three Trapped Construction Workers
New York City firefighters rescued three construction workers in Queens after a structural collapse.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:57:43 GMT

Michael Accardo III of the St. Tammany Fire District 9 has been selected as the winner of the 2017 VCOS Training Officer Recognition Award by TargetSolutions.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:45:49 GMT

Southern CA Firefighters Pull in $250K in Overtime
The list of California's highest-earning public employees for 2016 includes some first responders.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:37:35 GMT

CA Wildfire Threat Grows Even as Heat Wave Eases
Record temperatures in California are easing, but the risk of wildfire was expected to grow Thursday.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:24:00 GMT

Concerns Raised About NM Brush Fire Response
A Farmington family is questioning why firefighters took nearly an hour to respond to the blaze.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:11:52 GMT

Rain Quells AZ Wildfire that Destroyed Four Homes
A storm rolled into Sonoita and helped firefighters with a blaze that swept through a residential area.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:58:25 GMT

TN Firefighters Endangered by Erratic 911 System
A poorly performing computer program in Knox County is placing firefighters and police in danger.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:31:04 GMT

CA City Averts Firefighter Layoffs in New Budget
Redding City Council approved the fire chief's request to avoid cutting an already thin department.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:19:28 GMT

IL Firefighter Remembered for Kindness, Charity
Decatur firefighter Micah Wakeman was honored Tuesday for an extraordinary life well-lived.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:30:00 GMT

Fire Dispatch: Planning for Peak Performance
Barry Furey argues the need to develop plans to ensure effective performance during periods of high dispatch demand.
Posted on Thu, 01 Jun 2017 09:00:00 GMT

Retired Boston FF Credited with Saving Man's Life
Ron Savicki was working at a Weymouth hardware store and reacted when a man had a heart attack.
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:15:29 GMT

Heat, Terrain Pose Challenges in Fighting CA Wildfire
Firefighters are facing several challenges against the Holcomb fire in the San Bernardino Mountains.
Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:58:32 GMT

Downtown Baltimore Rocked by Steam Pipe Explosion
A section of a downtown roadway remains closed after the blast injured five people Tuesday night.
Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:49:28 GMT

Elm Valley, OH, Joint Fire District Takes Delivery of Pumper/Tanker
The Elm Valley Joint Fire District in Ashley, OH, has taken delivery of a Midwest Fire side control tanker-pumper built on a Freightliner M2 106 chassis.
Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:18:24 GMT

OH Firefighters Respond to Tractor-Trailer Blaze
A news reporter was the first to arrive on scene and documented every moment of the response.
Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:43:40 GMT



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