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Voters passed a ballot item to consolidate the two agencies, which includes adding two paid EMS employees to the volunteer department ...
The fire truck was not inspected before being acquired and has not been accepted into service by the department ...
They are forced to wear long sleeves if they have any visible tattoos; the firefighters' association says it's an unsafe practice during summer months ...
Sean Patrick Farnand, 46, a paramedic captain, was fired after coming to work with blood-shot eyes and breath smelling of alcohol ...
Over a three-year period at the beginning of the recession, county officials cut about $1.8 million in EMS funding ...
Fire officials said response times to people in the area near the fire station will be slowed about 2-3 minutes ...
After a debate that lasted hours, a safety committee member voted to table the issue until Aug. 10. ...
The mayor said it wasn't a criminal matter, but he received a report that warranted an internal investigation ...
Chris Adams has served as interim chief since Lamar Flint retired in April. ...
Detroit Fire conducted two internal investigations; "I'm not about to be on no scene 10 minutes doing CPR" the EMT said ...
Commissioner Adam Putnam: "I'm profoundly disappointed. Our forest firefighters put their lives on the line. They're demonstrably underpaid." ...
Fire officials think they won't be able to make payroll by mid-July, and are considering having firefighters work without pay if money runs out ...
He read on Facebook about a person donating a large sum of money to the victims, so he said 'This person ought to be praised for his good deed' ...
The EMS chief says neither department was consulted and both were caught by surprise by the proposal. ...
A report found the fire service had a toxic workplace culture that was hostile toward women, which led to the resignation of a long-serving fire chief ...
A report found that only 11 of 36 recommendations made in 2007 were carried out, including a call to cross train firefighters and paramedics ...
Volunteer firefighter Kurtis Cook wrote that Charleston church shooter, Dylann Roof, "needs to be praised for the good deed he has done" ...
Sources say Chief Tina Watkins allegedly assaulted a male firefighter, who then made the complaint ...
Lt. Chris Keene was accused of 15 fire department violations, including sexual harassment and abusive language ...
Joel Baker has been interim chief since Kelvin Cochran was fired for publishing a religious book without permission; he's been with the department since 1988 ...