Readers’ choice: Top 10 FR1 stories of 2015
Join us as we look back on the most read, commented and shared articles on FR1 over the past year
From amazing saves, unbelievable videos, important industry news and breaking events, FireRescue1 posted hundreds of news stories over the past 12 months.
We went through our archives and rounded up the articles readers most liked this year. Vote for your top article in the comment section.
Fire officials said they weren’t notified about the pending action and never given a chance to discuss firefighting operations.
Austin Phillips has been surrounded by family members running firefighting calls and services for as long as he can remember.
The “BackSafe” system is now ready for market and allows a driver and spotter to communicate by color code over two wireless devices.
According to current law, all emergency lights must be on the outside of the vehicle; police say interior lights look too much like unmarked police cars.
They bent the victim over on a couch, pulled down his pants and sexually assaulted him with a sausage.
While unknown whether firefighters could have prevented the children’s deaths, the tragedy highlights gaps in fire protection on reserves.
The updated guide addresses compression rate, body temperature and ‘pit-crew’ CPR for medics.
The chief said the cookies, along with turkey sandwiches and Gatorade, were for firefighters who had been battling a house fire for more than four hours.
In return, the firefighters agree to respond to fire and emergency calls in the area.
The chief is also a reserve police officer with a concealed firearm license.