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Study: 70 percent of firefighters overweight - 07/11/2014

Los Angeles Times

ATLANTA, Ga. — Sexy images of rippling abs and rock-hard biceps under those firefighter uniforms may obscure a serious problem: More than 70 percent of ...


Detroit-area firefighters save toddler from burning home - 06/29/2014

By Eric D. Lawrence
The Detroit Free Press

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. — The boy had stopped crying by the time firefighters arrived at the apartment complex in Highland ...


Volunteer firefighter Marine killed in battle - 06/22/2014

By Dave Anderson
The Monadnock Ledger-Transcript staff

MONADNOCK, Mass. — A U.S. Marine who grew up in Greenfield was killed Friday morning in Afghanistan, just ...


1 firefighter hurt in 3-alarm Mass. fire - 06/21/2014

By Taylor Rapalyea
The Salem News

DANVERS, Mass. — A three-alarm fire ravaged the house at 8 Sylvan St. late Friday afternoon, leaving one firefighter injured.

Firefighters ...


FIREGROUND Flash Tip: Advancing a hose line - 06/16/2014
Jason Hoevelmann looks at how crawling on all fours can be dangerous and detrimental when advancing hose line and he shows you better methods.

First arriving: How do you attack this fire? - 06/16/2014

When a structure fire is the result of an unidentified explosion, the incident commander and all personnel on scene must be cognizant of three possible outcomes: structural instability, damaged ...


NJ lawmakers to cap firefighter, police raises - 06/15/2014

By Andrew Seidman
The Philadelphia Inquirer

TRENTON, N.J. — Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto said Friday that he had reached a deal with Gov. Christie to renew a ...


FIREGROUND Flash Tip: Rapid hose line advancement - 06/13/2014
Jason Hoevelmann shows how spreading out on the hose line and creating loop will get water to the fire faster and with less effort.

FIREGROUND Flash Tip: Advancing hose line up stairs - 06/13/2014
Jason Hoevelmann shows how feeding loops up staircases will make it easier for a limited-staffed crew to advance a charged hose line.

FIREGROUND Flash Tip: Descending stairs with a hose line - 06/13/2014
Jason Hoevelmann demonstrates the best way to advance hose down stairs to be sure there's enough line to reach the seat of a basement fire.

6 firefighting mistakes and what makes them so bad - 06/13/2014

By Ben Waller
May 25, 2009
Updated June 13, 2014

We're in the All Hazards business. As discussed at


4 questions to evaluate emergency response progress - 06/13/2014

By Ben Waller
April 11, 2009
Updated June 13, 2014

During simple call like a room-and-contents fire, it's usually fairly easy to evaluate progress. The ...


Firefighter safety is an attitude problem - 06/13/2014

By Douglas Cline
May 2, 2011
Updated June 13, 2014

I recently attended a conference where the hot topic among a group of fire chiefs was the amount of firefighter ...


What would you change about your fire recruit school experience? - 06/05/2014

The process of becoming a firefighter is not easy. It requires a heavy amount of patience, hard work, dedication and perseverance.

We asked readers on


Firefighters rescue man from Calif. house fire - 05/31/2014

By Jeremiah Dobruck
Daily Pilot

COSTA MESA, Calif. — Firefighters rescued a man from a Costa Mesa home Thursday morning after a fire broke out in a bedroom.

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