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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, ...
By Kevin Pearson The Press Enterprise HEMET, Calif. — The nearly 20 percent of the Hemet Fire Department staff facing layoffs in September will get a reprieve, and could have ...
By Maria Babbage The Guelph Mercury TORONTO — Ontario municipalities must ask themselves if they can afford to continue allowing police and firefighters to bank unused sick ...
Travel & Leisure Close-Up WESTON, W.VA — The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) announced that while working to beat back a fire death rate well above the ...
Firefighters' suit claims the city is violating its charter with its plan to cut the number of fire companies by half. ...
By Rowena Coetsee The Contra Costa Times OAKLEY, Calif. — Directors of the East Contra Costa Fire District formally accepted a $7.8 million federal grant Wednesday, clearing ...
This story reflects an ongoing debate across the United States; one that is relevant to all fire departments, not just those relying principally on volunteers. The role of ...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers approved a bill Tuesday that would double the statute of limitations for survivors of firefighters and police to file for ...
By Kaci Poor Eureka Times Standard Residents in at least two, out of four, unincorporated Southern Humboldt communities voted to form fire protection districts and approve a ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Fire Commission may reverse a proposal that had required volunteer fire departments to adopt national fire codes. At a community ...