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Animal Rescue
A ladder truck was used to get close to the bear in the Camp Hill park
Follow these 20 rules from Day 1 to lay the foundation for a long and successful career in the fire service
State fire association official believes improvements are needed but proposed regulations are not achievable for small departments
L.A. County Engine 16 was responding to a call when a man jumped in front, climbed onboard and started hitting it
Wiggins Firefighter Kaille Randolph credits her seat belt and PPE with saving her life
Flag code requests we follow specific guidelines when displaying the American flag at our stations and on fire apparatus
Hanover Fire Station 2 housed a fire engine, tender and two brush units
DIY first aid kits can be lower cost, more compact and disposable; these quick medic kits are simple to build and carry on every apparatus
Defensive mode means positioning farther away from the scene to avoid the collapse zone
Sacramento’s Squad 102 will be staffed by paramedics and is expected to respond to over 3,000 calls a year
A Denham Springs firefighter was injured when their fire engine was involved in a collision
Funding for a new Plaistow fire engine comes from the Volkswagon violation of the Clean Air Act
One of the Triana Fire Department’s newer fire engines was involved in a crash
A man stole a Sacramento Fire Department pickup truck leading to a police pursuit and standoff
The Wiggins fire engine overturned while responding to an MVC
A Trinity Fire Department fire engine went off the road and down an embankment after a collision while responding to a call
Bernalillo County Fire and Rescue is buying a Pierce Volterra fire engine with a state environment grant
Back to basics – sounding and walking on the roof, using roof ladders, working from an aerial, cutting the hole and punching through
When Kingsville firefighters arrived at the I-95 EMS call, a driver struck both the fire engine and the rescue squad
Yakima firefighters waited nearly three years for the new fire engines due to supply chain, production backlogs during the COVID-19 pandemic
The new fireboats for Anne Arundel County will help with dive rescue
The new Nashville fire apparatus will be used for EMS calls, MVCs and other incidents in growing areas of the city
The Anderson Fire Department’s new fire engine replaces one that has been in service for 12 years
Drivers honking horns, neighbors banging on doors get the attention of firefighters as Huntington Park firehouse burns
FDNY
A fire in a Brooklyn supermarket quickly extended into residential structures
There are two ways to calculate friction loss: the theoretical method or the fireground method — here’s the fireground method
The Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety will be receiving a new Rosenbauer Fire Apparatus using funds from Michigan’s Marijuana Excise Tax
More than 30,000 firefighters attended the annual training and education conference in Indianapolis