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The 40-year veteran paramedic obeyed the order, but said wearing the vest underneath is too bulky and hot for EMS calls ...
The firefighter was treated at the scene for minor injuries; the cause of the fire is unknown ...
Officials hope Daniel Lyon, 25, can shed light on the details of the wreck that claimed three U.S. Forest Service firefighters. ...
The firefighter was taken to the hospital and had no major injuries; he was back at work hours after being struck ...
Officials said stops are taking longer because the driver is checking students' wrist bands; the fire Lt. wasn't suspended and remains on the job ...
One had fallen in love with firefighting and wanted to make it a career; another was following his parents' footsteps. ...
Use this three-step size up method to identify the safety red flags when committing to roof operations. ...
Three firefighters had to be transported to a burn unit; one is being treated for serious burns to the hands ...
Not knowing the hazardous materials they faced or how to address them doomed an under-trained firefighting force. ...
Part of understanding why so many firefighters died in the recent explosions is knowing how their fire service is structured. ...
Most of the dead firefighters were young, aged from 19 to 23, and many reportedly had never fought a fire before ...
The funding will help support the institute's mission to increase knowledge and reduce injuries and deaths in the fire service and the communities they serve ...
Lt. James Hayes, a 31-year veteran, was shot in the hip and ankle while responding to a scene with an armed gang leader ...
There's a lack of evidence that drag rescue devices have ever worked in the field, yet abandoning an established rule has risk. ...
The mayday call was in effect for 35-40 seconds; they were able to get up and walk away without injury ...
For eye-protection devices to do their job, they must be protected from the threats common on a fireground. ...
Families of missing firefighters say they are treated as 'second-class' crews and not enough has been done to find them ...
The blasts claimed the lives of at least 114 people, including at least 21 firefighters and 64 are still missing ...
Years of budget cutbacks mean the fleet has grown dangerously old, union officials say, and breakdowns are frequent ...
Repurposing rigs for fire-service duty can be a great cost savings, but they require great care to make sure they are safe for firefighting. ...