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Firefighters Begin Turning Tide in Southern CA
Firefighters hoped to make more progress Saturday against wildfires burning from Ojai to Oceanside.
Posted on Sat, 09 Dec 2017 21:54:34 GMT

First Fatality Confirmed in Southern CA Wildfires
A 70-year-old woman was found dead in a car involved in a crash along an evacuation route in Ventura County.
Posted on Sat, 09 Dec 2017 14:58:14 GMT

Ex-FL Firefighter Gets $245K in Discrimination Case
Former Tampa firefighter Tanja Vidovic had sued for discrimination and retaliation over a pregnancy.
Posted on Sat, 09 Dec 2017 14:35:09 GMT

Trump Declares Disaster as CA Blazes Rage
Wildfires fanned by sustained Santa Ana winds continued wreaking havoc across Southern California on Friday.
Posted on Sat, 09 Dec 2017 00:46:47 GMT

CA Lawmakers Propose Mandatory Wireless Emergency Alerts
As wildfires continue to ravage California, a push has begun for mandatory wireless alerts in all 58 counties.
Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 22:45:40 GMT

Fund Started to Send Sick NY Firefighter to Super Bowl
A Tarrytown firefighter stricken with brain cancer has always dreamed of attending a Super Bowl.
Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 15:47:37 GMT

Coal Township, PA, Puts Refurbished 'Purple Demon' in Service
Watch a video of the refurbishment of a pumper for East End Hose & Fire Co. in Coal Township, PA.
Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 15:19:33 GMT

FL County Approves New Public Safety Radio Towers
Flagler County commissioners approved the plan as part of a public safety radio system overhaul.
Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 15:21:23 GMT

ND Fire Chief Announces Retirement after 45 Years
Grand Forks Fire Chief Peter O'Neill plans to retire Jan. 5 after nearly 45 years with the department.
Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 15:13:24 GMT

Feeding CA Firefighters During Wildfires No Small Task
What's on the firefighter menu in Southern California? Try 10,000 eggs and 4,500 strips of bacon.
Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:59:33 GMT

MA Chief On Leave for Threatening Wife Resigns
Ipswich's fire chief was put on leave in September after being arrested for threatening to shoot his wife.
Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:50:40 GMT

MO Grinch Steals Donation Jars, One for FF's Family
The thief who stole donation jars for a firefighter's family and veterans was caught by Raymore police.
Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:24:40 GMT

Thousands Battle Southern CA Blazes amid High Winds
Amid devastating Santa Ana winds Thursday, thousands of firefighters dug in for an extended battle.
Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:53:55 GMT

WI Firefighter Charged with Sexual Assault of Coworker
A Milwaukee fire lieutenant is charged with groping and repeated harassment of a female colleague.
Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:47:58 GMT

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Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 06:01:00 GMT

Denver Firefighters Disciplined for Rowdy Bar Behavior
Five Denver firefighters were suspended without pay for their behavior at a bar during a retirement party.
Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 01:03:32 GMT

NC County Takes Over Island Coverage amid Dispute
A contract dispute is threatening to dissolve the Knotts Island Volunteer Fire Department after 57 years.
Posted on Thu, 07 Dec 2017 22:05:16 GMT

Body Found in Burn Area as Southern CA Wildfires Spread
A woman's body was found near Ojai as wildfires continue spreading in Ventura and Los Angeles counties.
Posted on Thu, 07 Dec 2017 21:54:34 GMT

Rigaku Devices Announces Fentanyl Library Additions to Progeny ResQ
Law enforcement and first responders to benefit from library update for use in battle against opioid epidemic.
Posted on Thu, 07 Dec 2017 18:47:25 GMT

AZ Teen Thanks Firefighters after Accidental Shooting
Phoenix firefighters reunited Wednesday with a boy who was accidentally shot and nearly died in 2016.
Posted on Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:27:45 GMT

Watch CA Firefighters Contain Brush Fire Threatening Home
Watch as firefighters help a man contain a brush fire threatening his home in Ventura County.
Posted on Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:19:15 GMT

Ocala, FL, E-ONE Fire Aerial Featured on Ornament to Benefit NFFF
Ocala Fire Rescue's E-ONE tower has been selected to be depicted on a holiday ornament for a fundraising sale to benefit the National Fallen Firefighter Foundation.
Posted on Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:10:36 GMT

Vancouver, Canada Fire & Rescue Services Gets 10 New Aerials
Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services recently took delivery of 10 new Smeal 105-foot, rear-mount aerial quints.
Posted on Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:04:02 GMT

CO Fire Dept. Goes Viral with Christmas Lights Display
Sterling firefighters got into the holiday spirit by syncing their apparatus lights to Christmas music.
Posted on Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:04:22 GMT

Watch Raw Video of NJ Firefighters Tackling House Fire
Trenton firefighters quickly knock down a house fire Tuesday evening in this raw footage.
Posted on Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:55:47 GMT



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