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Pa. fire chief says son made her join fire dept. -

Public Opinion

PLEASANT HALL, Pa. — Jennifer Courtney was not too keen about becoming a firefighter eight years ago. In an unguarded moment, Courtney admits "my son made ...


Ill. firefighter trainee charged with arson -

Chicago Tribune

FORD HEIGHTS, Ill. — A Ford Heights volunteer firefighter was arrested Wednesday and charged with three counts of arson for allegedly setting afire three vacant ...


Photo: Fallen firefighter leaves behind pregnant girlfriend -

CLEARFIELD, Pa. — An 18-year-old firefighter died Monday after he was critically injured when a porch collapsed and trapped him in a burning house.

Firefighter Jeffrey Buck ...


Teen firefighter dies of injuries sustained in mayday -

Centre Daily Times

CLEARFIELD, Pa. — Six days after being trapped in a house blaze, a teenage firefighter has died of his injuries.

Jeff Buck, 18, a member of ...


NY fire recruit fired over offensive YouTube video -

NY fire recruit fired over offensive YouTube video -

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A fire recruit was fired after posting a video to YouTube containing offensive remarks.


Teenage firefighter remains critical after mayday -

Centre Daily Times

CLEARFIELD, Pa. — Lawrence Township firefighter Jeff Buck is still in critical condition at UPMC Altoona after a porch collapsed Tuesday, trapping him ...


Officials: Private fire training industry dangerously unregulated -

TORONTO — The recent death of a firefighting student during an ice-rescue exercise run by a private training company has prompted Canadian government officials to call for more ...


6 ways to be a better firefighter this year -

As firefighters, half of us made a New Year's resolution and those will have less than a 10 percent chance of success. In fact, by now many of those resolutions have already fallen by ...


Officials: Private fire, rescue training companies aren't regulated -

TORONTO — The recent death of a firefighter trainee during an ice-rescue exercise has prompted calls for an oversight of the safety training industry that isn’t regulated.

The ...


What advice would you give your younger self before joining the fire service? -

Every old firefighter was once a rookie.

We've all made mistakes that we wish we could go back and fix. Some wish they would have trained more, started younger or took better ...


Firefighter student dies during ice-rescue training -

ONTARIO, Canada — A 30-year-old firefighter trainee died during a training exercise Sunday.


Mo. Supreme Court ruling ends firefighter pension battle -

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

ST. LOUIS — The Missouri Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from St. Louis firefighters attempting to block an overhaul of their pension system. 

The ...


Texas volunteer firefighter dies in car crash -

Houston Chronicle

PLANTERSVILLE, Texas — A weekend car crash in Plantersville has left a young volunteer firefighter dead and a community in mourning.

Grimes County ...


Officials work to name road after fallen Ill. firefighter -

Morris Daily Herald

MORRIS, Ill. — At just 24, volunteer Morris fireman James Allen lost his life in a residential fire because of a backdraft.

Nearly 30 years later, ...


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