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The bill gives volunteers the option to join a department without a pension if they are older than 45 ...
Capt. Thomas Araguz died in 2010 in the line of duty and his wife has been fighting to claim his death benefits ever since ...
Utah Sen. Karen Mayne believes the bill will aid in attracting new recruits while also keeping veteran firefighters and police officers ...
Rumors of the FY2014 grant awards continuing are greatly exaggerated; they are truly closed for the year. ...
The case involved inappropriate signs posted on her bathroom door and on her truck at the fire station ...
Six of the city's front line trucks are more than 10 years old and need to be replaced ...
The department will continue to search for ways to increase the pool of potential firefighters ...
Being the go-to agency for any problem is a lot of work, but it pays huge dividends community support during funding requests. ...
SHICKSHINNY, Pa. — Fire officials hope a bill moving through legislation will soon allow firefighters to solicit donations on roadways. Times Leader reported that House Bill ...
David Wheeler illegally collected a $60,000 salary as a part-time chief, while also deceiving the retirement system by collecting his $137,000-a-year pension ...
With fire truck prices increasing about 5 percent per year, small towns that haven't bought a rig for more than 10 years are wrestling with the cost ...
A 2013 tire fire was the impetus for stronger regulations; part of the change will give fire personnel clearer access to stored tires. ...
Corrections Department: "All it does is enlarge the pool of inmates we look at.... We still are not going to put an inmate in camp that has a violent attitude." ...
Records found 88 percent of fires were caused by smoking in multi-family buildings, highlighting the need to focus fire prevention efforts ...
The department could lose $12,000, the same amount they spent without board or fire chief approval to buy a replacement fire truck. ...
Violators of the Safe Drone Act would be subject to a fine and not more than a year in prison for someone that operates a drone in a restricted area ...
Officials said they have proceeded cautiously in spending the prevention fee money, because they weren't sure how much money the charge would bring in ...
Many fire agencies have sought additional funding, but the requests are turning to demands as they struggle with rising costs and declines in donations and volunteers ...
Federal officials who administer the program say it will face challenges by February and will have to start shutting down by next summer ...
Firefighters wait outside the station for parking enforcement and beg not to be ticketed ...



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