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Sherry Wood The Union Leader MANCHESTER, N.H. — A federal grant to hire eight firefighters was rejected at a Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting Tuesday, after Mayor Ted ...
By Sonja Isger Palm Beach Post PALM BEACH, Fla. — When Palm Beach County School Police officer Tony Makowski suddenly dropped 25 pounds off his 6-foot-2-inch frame this year, ...
By Jacqueline L. Urgo The Philadelphia Inquirer WILDWOOD, N.J. — There were a few barely audible boos when Gov. Christie arrived at the New Jersey Firemen's Convention at ...
SPRINGDALE, Ark. — A veteran Ark. firefighter with terminal colorectal cancer is in a fight with state officials to receive his benefits. Springdale Fire Department Captain ...
By Christopher Collins The Abilene Reporter-News ABILENE, Texas — Abilene firefighters welcomed a new member to their team Monday. The Abilene Fire Department's fleet of ...
The rail industry is fixing the design flaw in new cars, but resisting retrofitting the 45,000 still in use. ...
By Anemona Hartocollis The New York Times Blogs Patients could be eligible for some of the $4.3 billion in compensation for illnesses linked to the dust, smoke and fumes of the ...
It is critical that the fire service regain the respect and admiration it had following 9/11. ...
To be completely honest, when I first read this story I had to double-check the date and make sure I didn't miss the months between September and April; and that's not a ...
By Steve Scauzillo San Gabriel Valley Tribune LOS ANGELES COUNTY, Calif. — After being criticized for not using aerial night helicopter flights to fight the devastating ...
By Lyle Moran Lowell Sun LOWELL, Mass. — As the city explores ways to provide assistance to the property owners forced in recent years to buy new fire-alarm boxes from one ...
It is unclear where the estimated $60 million per year to operate the memorial will come from. ...
By Nina Culver The Spokesman Review SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane Valley Fire Department budget next year is expected to drop nearly 4 percent to $30.3 million in large part ...
By Trevor Warner The Chico Enterprise-Record PARADISE, Calif. — As soon as Tuesday, Cal Fire could be the Town of Paradise's official fire protection agency. The town has ...
BOONE COUNTY, Mo. — The Boone County Fire Protection District on Thursday paid $213,648 to settle what it owed the Federal Emergency Management Agency after an audit that ...
By David McSwane The Sarasota Herald Tribune SARASOTA, Fla. — Selby Gardens would have been shredded to bits like a tossed salad, not to mention untold human casualties, had ...
AUSTIN, Texas — The city of Austin is considering the installation of high-tech, high-resolution cameras to monitor wildfire risk areas for smoke that will notify ...
Kaci Poor Eureka Times Standard HUMBOLDT, Calif. — The future of volunteer fire departments in two unincorporated Southern Humboldt communities is up in the air after voters ...
By Jen Lynds The Bangor Daily News PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Despite protest from a significant number of residents, the City Council last December passed a resolve to reduce the ...
By Alex Stuckey The Idaho Falls Post Register IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Federal agencies have spent an estimated $55.5 million fighting the three fires — Mustang Complex, ...