newsletters, editor’s selection list, It is Brittany Daly’s dream to one day climb 1504 steps of the Sydney Eye Tower in an effort to raise funds for research into motor neuron diseases (MND). This year, however, Ms. Daly is taking part in the challenge virtually, along with hundreds of firefightersRead More →

By Hannah Neary, local democracy journalist 999 heartbreaking calls during the Grenfell Tower fire spectacle, London Firefighters (LFB) were not prepared for the tragedy, a lawyer claims. QC Leslie Thomas told the investigation that operators lacked adequate training and equipment to advise people inside the tower on the night ofRead More →

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The Oklahoma City Fire Department said a corporal from its urban search and rescue team was fired after refusing to test for COVID-19 after his deployment to Louisiana. Officials say Corporal Jerimiah Hoffstatter was fired from his Oklahoma City job on Wednesday due to blatant insubordination.Read More →

For many longtime and seasonal residents of the North, it’s not hard to remember Clayton as a much more sleepy place than it is today. But for much of the past 30 years, civic leaders and business owners have worked to reimagine and invigorate the waterfront community, so it’s nowRead More →

For years, Pittsfield firefighters have relied on pagers to communicate with each other in fires and emergencies. But in a nod to more modern technology, the Pittsfield Fire Department recently implemented an emergency response system that broadcasts dispatch notifications to firefighters’ cell phones, a tool designed to streamline processes andRead More →