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 →

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 →

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 →