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By Jessica A. York The Vallejo Times Herald VALLEJO, Calif. — Traveling along Mini Drive, passers-by are as likely as not to see a sign reading "Closed, Call 9-1-1" ...
NEW YORK — Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed a bill Monday that would have added a firefighter killed in 2006 to the New York firefighters memorial.Volunteer Firefighter Paul Brady ...
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — Two paramedics were trapped in their broken-down ambulance as almost constant gunfire rang out around them in Detroit on New Year's Eve. Video footage of ...
By Scott Lewis WXYZDETROIT — A man who slammed into the back of a fire truck then sued Frenchtown Township and a firefighter who helped save his life has settled out of ...
By Lauren Stanforth The Times-UnionSCHENECTADY, N.Y. — City residents should be certain they need help when calling 911, because the city might soon charge people if they're ...
By Robin Bravender Politico.com WASHINGTON — The biggest national firefighters union is reopening the spigot of federal campaign cash after becoming frustrated with ...
By Philip C. Stittleburg NVFC ChairmanAs another year comes to a close, I am glad to see there have been many successes for the volunteer fire and emergency services in 2011. At ...
Staff Report The Naples Daily NewsEAST NAPLES, Fla. — With no new revenues found since nine firefighters were laid off in late October, commissioners of the cash-strapped ...
Public employees made video to boost morale of those remaining after cutting 9 firefighters, 7 cops, closing fire station for budget reasons ...
By Ryan Sabalow The Record Searchlight SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California prison and fire officials told lawmakers Monday at least a third of the state's inmate fire crews might ...
President of Local 22 of the International Association of Fire Fighters: original award was fair, 'mayor seems to not want to abide by binding arbitration' ...
By Rusty Marks The Charleston GazetteINSTITUTE, S.C. — Members of the Kanawha County Commission will start requiring that volunteer fire departments submit federal tax forms ...
By Leslie Parrilla The Press Enterprise NORCO, Calif. — The Norco City Council voted 3-1 Wednesday to approve a $2.9 million annual contract with Cal Fire/Riverside County ...
Congressional Documents and Publications Rep. Pete King (R-NY) News Release WASHINGTON — New York lawmakers yesterday urged Congress' supercommittee to include in its ...
Things like funding, equipment and staffing (both career and volunteer) are too important to simply ignore. ...
The Holts Summit Police Department issued a reckless driving ticket to a New Bloomfield Fire Protection District volunteer firefighter ...
By Ann Sanner The Associated PressCOLUMBUS, Ohio — Just two days after Ohio voters overwhelmingly rejected a state law curbing collective bargaining rights, a tea party ...
By SAMANTHA COSSICK The Public OpinionCHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — As part of a proposed 2012 budget, Chambersburg Borough Manager Jeffrey Stonehill suggests eight position cuts ...
By Larry Sandler The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee aldermen Friday backed a smaller reduction in firefighter staffing than Mayor Tom Barrett had ...
By Tara García Mathewson The Chicago Daily Herald ELGIN, Ill. — The Elgin Fire Department is continuing its efforts to recover some of the costs of providing services ...