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By Robert Moran The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia firefighters' union filed a motion Thursday urging a judge to find the city in contempt for not ...
By Will E. Sanders The Piqua Daily Call PIQUA, Ohio — The Piqua Fire Department has received a more than $1 million federal grant that will provide additional staffing to the ...
By Kate Brumback The Associated Press ATLANTA — Three Atlanta-area counties have filed a lawsuit claiming that British bank HSBC cost them hundreds of millions of dollars in ...
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House and Senate passed major legislation on Friday to improve programs that support the fire and emergency services. This legislation is included in ...
The Baltic News Service / - BNS VILNIUS,Lithuania — Lithuanians have a lot of trust in firefighters and the education system, and public trust in the Seimas and government ...
The States News Service WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) announced that Reading, Pa. will receive $4,0006,650 to rehire 30 firefighters. Earlier this year Sen. Casey ...
The new year is a good time reflect on where we are and where we'd like to be. And in that spirit FireRescue1 readers weighed in. ...
NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — A R.I. Superior Court judge ruled that city union firefighters cannot be unilaterally required to work 24-hour shifts. Judge Brian P. Stern ordered ...
By Joy Brown The Courier FINDLAY, Ohio — Findlay's capital improvements fund will be getting $1 million extra next year, thanks to the city's healthy cash balance. ...
TULSA, Okla. — The Tulsa firefighter union is criticizing the mayor's unwillingness to consider a dedicated public safety tax. Last week, a citizen-led Public Safety Task ...
By Sean Collins Walsh The Philadelphia Daily News PHILADELPHIA — It's a familiar sight these days. Firefighters lined City Council chambers to heckle a Nutter ...
By Sam Jackson The Martinsville Bulletin PATRICK COUNTY, W.Va. — Patrick County Emergency Services plans to begin billing for certain fire incidents Jan. 1, according to a ...
BRANDON, Fla. — The only two Fla. county volunteer fire stations are set to close on Dec. 31 at midnight. The Hillsborough County Commission has allocated $5.2 million to add ...
LEXINGTON, Ky. — A man's rescue from a burning car was delayed because of a city ordered brown-out, which shutdown the closest fire station. A 53-year-old man was trapped ...
By Jonathan Brunt Spokesman Review SPOKANE, Wash. — Less than a week after Spokane firefighters pulled two people from a burning home, the Spokane City Council is considering ...
The Toronto Star TORONTO — The Toronto Fire Service budget freeze means a fire station in the west-end Swansea neighbourhood may be closed down and four fire halls reduced ...
MiNBCnews.com GRAND TRAVERSE, Mich. — The debate is reheating as the long talked about idea to merge the Grand Traverse Metro and Traverse City Fire Departments takes another ...
By Michael Gormley The Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. — More than three decades before Superstorm Sandy, a state law and a series of legislative reports began warning New York ...
By Matthew Cooper The Press Association Mediapoint WARWICKSHIRE COUNTY, England — A local authority will be sentenced today for health and safety breaches linked to a ...
By Stephen Walsh The Examiner DEDHAM, Mass. — Since Monday, Dedham Engine 4 has been taken out of service due to lack of funding which has caused firefighters and citizens to ...



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