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Firefighter Heroes

The firefighter heroes topic features articles and news about firefighters who go above and beyond the call of duty.

Major responses, award and honors, conflicts overseas, devastating wildfires and e-Bike blazes made headlines
The Irving Police Department and Irving Fire Department combined forces to offer EMDR therapy, an employee health clinic, wellness incentives and much more
“I thought I lost everything,” Grace Farrell said before Frankfort firefighters went into the burned house to find her dress
Everyone was out of the building but when Mobile firefighters arrived, they were told “Ginger” was still inside
USFS Firefighter JT Sohr used his rafting gear to save a 91-year-old man trapped inside his car
The Butte County fire chief describes the Camp Fire response that ultimately earned him the IAFC’s Ben Franklin Award for Valor
Scott Campbell is the second San Jose firefighter to become a league referee, taking Bill Leavy’s old number, 217
Davenport city officials had received several complaints about needed repairs and maintenance from occupants of the six-story building
Kansas City Battalion Chief Todd Covington performed the Heimlich maneuver to save the life of a choking fan at a Washington Nationals baseball game
A worker at the Ephrata Borough Wastewater Treatment Plant fell 20-feet after the roof he was on gave out underneath him
Pennsylvania fire and EMS crews worked for an hour to free a worker’s hand
Charlotte Captain Jeff Bright talks about climbing above the 5-alarm fire to rescue the operator
Campbell firefighters were called out for a deer stuck in a dumpster at the waste water treatment plant
Escambia County Battalion Chief Curt Isakson said people get in dumpsters “to protect themselves from others”
Engine 11, Truck 16 and Battalion 4 responded to a tree down on a “house”