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The Toronto Star TORONTO — After just three days on the job, Toronto's new fire chief took the stage Thursday to announce his mission to find "a better way" for ...
By Juliette Funes San Gabriel Valley Tribune WEST COVINA, Calif. — The City Council will consider approving an 8.5 percent raise for the police and fire chiefs at ...
By Teresa Mackin WISHTV LAWRENCE, Ind. — Tough choices ahead for the city of Lawrence, as leaders try to bridge a two-million dollar budget gap before the city runs out of ...
By Jason A. Kahl Reading Eagle READING, Penn. — As the city faced down a financial crisis in recent years, emergency personnel were cut, and for firefighters that has ...
By Juliette Funes San Gabriel Valley Tribune (California) MONTEBELLO —The Montebello Fire Department has been awarded a nearly $900,000 federal grant to restore three ...
WTAQ GREEN BAY, Wis. — Green Bay is looking to cut down on overtime and a new staffing plan is leaving a downtown fire station with no more firefighters. Green Bay Mayor Jim ...
By Jessica Cilella Chicago Daily Herald HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — The Hoffman Estates Fire Department will have an opportunity to hire new firefighters for the first time in ...
By Tara Garcia Mathewson Chicago Daily Herald ELGIN, Ill. — The Elgin Fire Department received two separate grants this week for fire investigation training. A $17,387 grant ...
By Susan Montoya Bryan Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — If lightning strikes in the New Mexico wilderness and starts a fire, the blaze would normally be little more than ...
By Jay Tokasz Buffalo News LACKAWANNA, N.Y. — The cash-strapped City of Lackawanna overpaid its firefighters by more than $120,000 in wages and leave time over several years, ...
This story illustrates a set of issues that we've seen a lot on FireRescue1 during the ongoing recession. Namely, that local fire departments — career and volunteer ...
The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The U.S. Forest Service has decided to allow nighttime aerial attacks on wildfires in Southern California in a change of policy spurred by ...
By Katrine Bussey The Press Association PERTH, Scotland — The man appointed to head Scotland's national fire service said he was honoured to have been given the ...
By Nina Culver The Spokesman Review SPOKANE, Wash. — There were more than a few sighs of relief at some local fire stations after the results of last week's primary ...
Many auctions and used fire apparatus dealers are reporting strong demand for used fire apparatus. At the same time, however, they are reporting that the supply of quality used ...
BreakingNews.ie LA GOMERA, Spain — Cooler temperatures and favourable winds are helping firefighters battle the 11-day-old blaze still raging on the Canary Island of La ...
By Mike Sprague Whittier Daily News SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. — The city closed its second oldest station Monday as part of its plan to save about $13 million and to balance ...
By Aileen B. Flores El Paso Times EL PASO, Texas — Federal, county and city buildings — new and old — failed a recent fire code inspection in Downtown El Paso. ...
By Andrea Noble The Washington Times MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. — Volunteer firefighters in Montgomery County will not seek a referendum on a controversial ambulance fee this ...
The Herald-Sun DURHAM, N.C. — The heat is on for Durham fire officials to hire 15 qualified candidates to become the department's newest firefighters within the next 90 ...