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Gregory Brown was found guilty of three counts of second-degree murder for the 1995 fire that killed firefighters Thomas Brooks, Patricia Conroy and Marc Kolenda ...
A fierce battle is shaping up between pro- and anti-residential sprinkler groups in this push for sprinklers in houses with a common wall; the code council will hold a public ...
West I-10 Fire Department is currently in a dispute with Emergency Services District #48 to expropriate their stations and equipment ...
George Tiaffay, 43, has pleaded not guilty to charges including murder and conspiracy'; he could face life in prison ...
He was indicted in the alleged sexual assault of a female colleague during a work trip to Texas; the female firefighter resigned from the agency ...
Two of the three firefighters were able to quickly receive new promotions back to their previous rank of fire captain ...
They reversed a lower court's ruling in the case of Capt. Emily Kane; officials want to avoid conflicts of interest and limit the perception of partisan influence ...
The lawsuit filed last summer said that Ye Mengyuan, who was hurt during the crash, was left in a dangerous area and was run over by two firefighting vehicles ...
The former firefighters argued that the items, which ranged from radios to cookware used in fundraising events, belonged to them ...
The families of 14 contract pilots who died in the line of duty charge that Cal Fire has 'engaged in a pattern of deceit' in withholding death benefits since 2002. ...
One lawmaker said these illegal activities put fire and rescue personnel at risk and that taxpayers shouldn't have to cover the cost. ...
The fire chief says they own the building and the land and have no intention of removing the flag. ...
The petition was launched on the heels of N.Y.’s minimum wage increase to $15 per hour for fast food workers, which is more than what many public safety workers are paid. ...
Town attorney advised the council that money the fire department raises is theirs; the department plans to give the town the money for a new brush truck. ...
For the first time the Forest Service is spending more than half its budget on wildlfires and no end in sight to rising costs. ...
The city's moving from a pension to a 401(k)-style retirement plan has many firefighters taking jobs with other departments. ...
The grant would have rehired two laid off firefighters; some city officials say the fire department is already overstaffed. ...
The ordinance passed by the Spokane City Council affects a pilot program that sent sent single-person crews to lower acuity calls ...
Officials said firefighter Erik Refvik also used cocaine, bath salts and anti-anxiety pills ...
Another bill would also increase fines and make jail time possible for drone use that interferes with firefighting efforts ...