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Order to police officers: Don't enter burning buildings -
Police officers were issued a new training bulletin Friday, ordering them not to enter a building that’s on fire to rescue people inside.

Volunteer rescuer arrested after using emergency lights to deliver pizza -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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' -
Nearly a year after flames tore through the Southwest Inn, the family of a severely-injured firefighter has filed a lawsuit against the motel’s owner and the operator of a restaurant that burned ...

Video: Former D.C. Lt. speaks of failure to help dying man -
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.

Former fire chief talks about friction in Prescott -
Some hard feelings and hard choices still linger almost 11 months after the tragedy at Yarnell Hill. Former fire chief Dan Fraijo talks about the 19 men they lost and the fallout from that tragic ...

Officials: Crew, equipment didn't cause Va. derailment -
Early reviews found no human error or mechanical failure that could have caused a fiery derailment of an oil train in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, the National Transportation Safety Board said ...

Active search ends for bodies in Wash. mudslide -
For more than five weeks, crews painstakingly sifted through mud and debris, at first searching for survivors and then for the remains of those buried by the mudslide in Washington state. On ...

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