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From a firefighter sponsorship program to themed dinners at the firehouse, check out these out-of-the-box strategies for raising your department’s profile in the community
West Leechburg firefighters have a new custom-sized engine-tanker with a larger tank
When and where to watch the First Responder Bowl, plus a brief history of this unique event
Philadelphia is receiving $22.4 million to pay for 72 firefighters’ salaries and benefits for three years, President Joe Biden announced
The “Buck Up for Unity” campaign involves restaurants in Unity Township supporting seven departments
A majority of first responder agencies lack necessary funds for purchasing equipment and technology
Share your wish list with your community via social channels; you may be surprised at the generosity of your fellow citizens!
Where to begin when shifting away from a fundraising-dependent model
The investigation found that while Ryan Pierce served as Stanwood fire chief, $4,403.84 was disbursed improperly
“There are still good people,” said Brian Hammond, a Russiaville Volunteer Fire Department firefighter
Jeff Rothmeier was transported to the same hospital where his daughter recently had a kidney removed
Lost Acres Fire Department members are hosting a fundraiser to support the firefighter, who escaped with his dogs
Randy Ballinger fell almost 25 feet and suffered a collapsed lung, a broken pelvis, broken ribs and fractures in both legs
Central Berkeley EMT Lacey Klein’s video of Barbara Gillespie, 72, touched many after Gillespie fell near Klein’s front door while delivering pizza
The calendar used to be a fun event but was “not a great fundraiser in recent years,” FDNY spokeswoman Amanda Farinacci said
According to police, Wellsburg Chief Scott Kins said he had been responsible for more than 20 drawings and bingos since he took on the role of chief in 2021
Mequon’s first full-time firefighter-paramedic, Josh Lipp, was seriously injured in the incident
Several fundraisers seek to help Harold Baker, who lost 10 family members in the August blaze
A fundraiser has been set up for the family of Charles D. Swank, an Army veteran who had five children
Minnetonka firefighters are trying to help Tim Tripp, who is in a coma
The money will go toward a new fire engine for the Penn Township Volunteer Fire Company
How solving peoples’ problems creates value in community building
Members of IAFF Local 257 collected more than $18K for the Muscular Dystrophy Association
Dale Melanson’s helmet has visited more than two dozen departments so far
The Orange County Fire Authority plans to establish the facility near the fire-prone Trabuco Canyon
Crewmembers were doing maintenance on a transport truck at the Placerville Fire Center when the vehicle’s engine compartment ignited