RALEIGH, NC (WTVD) – The Big Orange Pumpkin has returned to the Durham Highway Fire Department, which means its pumpkin patch is back as well. This year, the money raised will go to much needed equipment for firefighters. Volunteer firefighter Brian McKearney said there were big pumpkins, green pumpkins, smallRead More →

The Alexandria Fire Department has reached a critical level of staffing, and the problem is so serious that it could close a fire station in the city. This week, the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 2141, asked the public to sign a letter to send to city council. TheRead More →

Staff journalist The Royal Bhutan Police yesterday received two fire engines from Machida city and another from Higashi-Hiroshima city. JICA Bhutan Office Chief Representative Kozo Watanabe handed over the vehicles to the police chief in a simple handover ceremony at the Changzamtog Fire Station in Thimphu. The acting police chiefRead More →

TINA L. SCOTTEDITOR Two generations of volunteer firefighters from the Pine River Fire Department pose with what could become a third generation. Left to right: second generation volunteer firefighter Brad Hartwig; Brad’s son and daughter, Ben and Natalie; and first-generation volunteer firefighter Tony Hartwig. Photo courtesy of the Pine RiverRead More →

Members of the Forest City Fire Department recently raised $ 5,790 in community donations during the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s 2021 Fill the Boot campaign. It helps continue a 67-year tradition of transforming the lives of people with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related neuromuscular diseases. On September 24, Forest City firefightersRead More →

It has already been a busy week for Dublin firefighters, with Phibsborough firefighters called in to tackle a fire at a Collins Avenue apartment yesterday. The brigade tweeted a photo of the chilling consequences of the blackened kitchen, adding: “Breathing apparatus teams contained the fire in the kitchen, but theRead More →

All FM104 news Staff shortages at Dublin Fire Brigade have been described as completely unacceptable, while the union representing the firefighters will present their concerns to the HSA on Thursday. Dublin Fire Brigade staff fear chronic understaffing as Halloween approaches. Six aircraft were off the road yesterday at Dun Laoghaire,Read More →

Boost for BX fire safety Photo: contributed BX-Swan Lake Fire Rescue has new structural protection equipment, thanks to a boost from RDNO. Electoral District B (Swan Lake / Commonage) contributed $ 11,400 to finance the purchase. The grant enabled the department to acquire two Firebozz portable sprinklers, a Wajax MarkRead More →

A union has called for more to be done to help those “trapped” by the coatings crisis. A motion was brought forward by the Fire Brigade Union (FBU) at the Labor Party conference this weekend. The motion called for “more sustained investment in building control by local authorities, fire safetyRead More →

A day after a fire at the Notan Villa in Khar West left a person dead, Mumbai firefighters decided to notify the owner of the building for allegedly failing to maintain the structure’s firefighting system . The firefighters noticed that the building’s fire-fighting system was not operational. Under the MaharashtraRead More →

The injuries that fireworks can cause were highlighted today during a brutal demonstration by Dublin firefighters when they showed how a firecracker can detonate the fingers of one hand. The force of the explosion of the common fireworks blew the thumb and forefinger of a plaster model hand to reproduceRead More →

Volunteer Bushfire Officers and Regional Counties in Washington State fear the threat of jail or heavy fines under new workplace legislation in Western Australia will result in fewer people getting out of hand volunteers to fight fires in rural areas this summer. Key points: WA Occupational Health and Safety ActRead More →

news, latest news, Werris Creek and Quirindi could often find themselves without a fire and rescue station as part of the ministry’s plans to shut down small, understaffed stations to save money. That’s according to the firefighters union, which said the plan would result in significantly longer response times, increaseRead More →

AIRAI, PALAU — The station’s mission is to provide aircraft rescue, fire response, emergency medical services, and to respond to any reported COVID-19 outbreaks at Palau International Airport. . Their facility also serves as a staging area for COVID-19 medical response kits donated to the Republic of Palau by theRead More →

LUDHIANA: After more than three months of waiting, the new fire offerings and other improved gadgets were finally handed over to the Ludhiana fire department on Saturday when the Minister of Food, Civilian Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Bharat Bhushan Ashu, dedicated modernized and advanced firefighting and rescue infrastructure to theRead More →

Dublin firefighters have issued a bonfire warning as they prepare for Halloween 2021 with no lockdown restrictions in place. Last Halloween saw a level 5 lockdown in place with pubs, non-essential retail businesses and many other places closed. But this year things will be back to normal, which could leadRead More →

Peter O’Reilly who has been appointed by the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) as the new Managing Director The Lanyon Group, a Belfast-based corporate communications company, was enlisted despite the firefighters already having their own internal public relations team. All this against a backdrop of tightening of theRead More →

Drivers and mechanics employed by the Jamaican Fire Department (JFB) are restless over stalled contract negotiations with the Jamaican government, which have not materialized since 2013. Chief union steward Anthony Williamson said workers had been working without a pay rise and had been protesting since last Thursday outside the JFBRead More →

Firefighters were called to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Wednesday morning, but no injuries were reported as 300 people were evacuated. London firefighters said in a statement that the scene was quickly brought under control once people were evacuated from the nine-story building. There were no reports of injuries sustained duringRead More →

Cleveland firefighters will visit businesses and apartments in Hartlepool for safety reasons. Cleveland firefighters will lead a month-long campaign for safer businesses starting next week after figures show 86% of businesses that have a fire never recover. The move is part of the National Fire Brigade’s annual Business Safety Week,Read More →