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The bulk of the budget — specifically, $534 million — will fund network enhancements, including anticipated investments to expand coverage on FirstNet
Retired Flint Firefighter Rico Phillips delivers life lessons while teaching kids how to play ice hockey
The union president posted photos of the damage to some of the firefighters’ vehicles
Check out how some departments and organizations spotlighted the week of back-to-basics training
Charlotte firefighters quickly extinguished a fire in an old control tower at Charlotte Douglas International Airport
A week after Cedar Falls Firefighter Brad Sherwood died, his family was dropped from the city’s health insurance
Fresno city council officials preserved staffing with funds from a reduced pension system payment
A Brockton firefighter’s leg was pinned on an aerial ladder during the fire
Sutherland played the role of arsonist Ronald Bartel in the 1991 firefighter film
Firefighters fought a pallet yard blaze and a 2-11 structure fire
First responders in Syracuse rescued several members of two families including a child trapped in a car
Officials determined that a firewall, not a cyberattack, prevented 911 calls from going through
Authorities in Wright County believe several juveniles are responsible for opening five fire hydrants
Legislation to fund grant programs and U.S. Fire Administration through 2028 heads to the President for signing
“Watch your kids around water” is the Phoenix FD’s latest social media post to keep citizens safe
Twin Cities Female Firefighter Fitness was created to encourage women to consider a career in firefighting
Police believe former firefighter William Halpern’s death is the first of five connected to an Apollo Gym in Hollywood
NVFC Massachusetts Director Joe Maruca appeared before a Homeland Security subcommittee to present the hardships the proposed standard would have on volunteer departments
Fire and police departments across the state are letting citizens know about outage
Deputy Fire Commissioner Jeffrey W. Thompson joined the department in 1989 and worked out of one of the busiest firehouses in the city
Officials reported the Post Fire in Los Angeles County is 20% contained
Feature enhancements made to enhance the user experience with
The Tacoma Fire Department’s new PIO said her personal vehicle has been broken into in every city she has lived in
Firefighters were dispatched to a fire in the quarters of Engine Co. 163 and Ladder Co. 83
Five people were injured in a Coweta County house fire that claimed six others
The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office stated both victims had died from gunshot wounds
Andrew Pontious, a 19-year veteran firefighter, was killed when part of a burning front-loader exploded
The Mehlville Fire Protection District practitioners were turning at an intersection when they were struck by a passenger vehicle
While there may be fire engines and a firehouse, sometimes we are just fooling the public – and ourselves
Divers from multiple agencies are using sonar and infrared technology in the search for survivors
The message: Authorize full funding for the USFA plus the AFG and SAFER grant programs
Recent incidents highlight issues of favoritism and territorialism clouding decisions around mutual-aid response
Leaders must ensure that the necessary counseling and recovery resources are available for their responders
As we examine our October LODDs, one by painful one, we must pause to consider how to prevent similar circumstances at our own departments
Firefighters in Elmwood Park cut down a fence at the rear of the motel to reach the trapped guest
Charlotte firefighters worked to stabilize the car on the ninth floor and keep it from falling
Donna Eiden said she and her husband were sleeping inside the bus when it began to roll down the street crashing into signs, pole
Many of Gerber’s most popular knives and multi-tools for on- or off-duty everyday carry are on sale
The BLUETTI portable power station quickly, and quietly, charges radios, smartphones and other devices when other power sources are not available
To prepare for the 2024 hurricane and wildfire seasons, the Un-carrier has ramped up its disaster preparedness efforts with more network hardening, new response vehicles, additional deployed 2.5GHz spectrum and a new community support program
BRINC unveils the Responder drone and Responder Station, a new drone platform and docking station, to enable city-wide drone as first responder deployments.