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Fire News Reports

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Mo. board: Reinstate firefighters suspended over campaign photo - 06/18/2014
A citizensí advisory board has recommended that five firefighters who were suspended over their involvement in a campaign ad be reinstated immediately, given back pay and benefits and have the ...

Hangar fire leads to departure of Alaska fire chief, asst. chief - 06/11/2014
A smoky airplane hangar fire in December in the Southcentral Alaska community of Butte left a young firefighter unconscious, overcome by fumes at the top of a ladder as his small team tried to ...

Former PGFD Fire Chief named D.C.'s interim chief - 06/09/2014
After eight months on the department, Eugene Jones was named D.C. Fire and EMS interim fire chief after Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe announced his retirement last week. Jones said heís going to ...

Order to police officers: Don't enter burning buildings - 06/02/2014
Police officers were issued a new training bulletin Friday, ordering them not to enter a building thatís on fire to rescue people inside.

Volunteer rescuer arrested after using emergency lights to deliver pizza - 05/29/2014
One of the Rock Hill Rescue Squad's newest members was jailed last weekend after deputies say he attached emergency lights to his own car so he could deliver pizzas, and then later accused a ...

D.C. fire: doctor visit now mandatory for sick day - 05/27/2014
In an official memo obtained by NBC Washington, Chief Ellerbe suspended the use of unannounced sick time through June 2 for any firefighter who isn't first checked at the fire department's in-house ...

Slain NY firefighters' families sue outdoor store - 05/21/2014
A lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges a company acted negligently in selling a weapon used in a Christmas Eve shooting that left two volunteer firefighters dead.

Fallen Ariz. firefighter honored with historical marker - 05/19/2014
Firefighter Brad Harper was at the scene of a mulch fire on May 18, 2013 when he became trapped between a fire engine and a door of an ambulance. The Phoenix Fire Department is set to unveil ...

1 year after Houston's deadliest fire: 'We want answers' - 05/14/2014
Nearly a year after flames tore through the Southwest Inn, the family of a severely-injured firefighter has filed a lawsuit against the motelís owner and the operator of a restaurant that burned ...

Video: Former D.C. Lt. speaks of failure to help dying man - 05/12/2014
A D.C. fire lieutenant gave her first extensive interview after failing to help a man dying from a heart attack across the street from her fire station.




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