REGION SELECTION RectangleCreated with Sketch. News The Kearney Volunteer Fire Department celebrates the election of new officers. Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 8:28 p.m. CDT Update: Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 10:04 p.m. CDT KEARNEY, NE – The Kearney Volunteer Fire Department celebrates the election of new officers. The new officers wereRead More →

Gulf Coast Fire & Emergency Services recently won the 2021 Commander Naval Region Southeast (CNRSE) Fire Service of the Year Award (Big Category). The department has a coverage area made up of five fixed fire stations – Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola, Sherman Field, Corry Station,saufley Field and NAS WhitingRead More →

May 23, 2022 Daily Update SOUTH-WEST AREA INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM TEAM 4 – AARON HULBURD – INCIDENT COMMANDER Acres: 24,243 acres Containment: 28% Cause: Undetermined Total staff: 642 Start date: May 1, 2022 Location: San Mateo Mountains, Magdalena Ranger District, Socorro County, New Mexico Fuels: Pine, pinyon-juniper and grass StrongRead More →

Gujarat: A major fire has broken out at an GIDC pharmaceutical company, wreaking havoc in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. According to the information received, a dozen firefighters were present on the spot. In this case, the Gandhinagar Fire Department said: “According to preliminary information, no personnel were present on the company premisesRead More →

Police were at Inchmickery Court in Muirhouse, in the north of the Scottish town for several hours. A 23-year-old man and two men, aged 32, were arrested in connection with the burglaries. A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: ‘At approximately 8.30am on Thursday May 19, officers attended after receiving a reportRead More →

In the 1980s, the Greater London Council (GLC) made a commitment to recruiting women as operational firefighters. Sue Batten became the first female firefighter to join the London Fire Brigade in 1982. Batten applied after seeing an advert in a local newspaper to train as a firefighter. She had aRead More →

PORTLAND, Ore. — A large Pacific Northwest logging company is partnering with a nonprofit that helps with the mental health and suicide risk of firefighters. With financial assistance from lumber giant Weyerhaeuser, the Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance (FBHA) has established an online behavioral health resource specifically for wildland firefighters. AndRead More →

Following a fire that broke out on Saturday night at a tarpaulin manufacturing factory in the Narela Industrial Zone, north Delhi, the fire department said the firefighting operation was continuing. ADO AK Sharma from the fire department said: “We cannot go inside. We extinguish the fire from the outside. ItRead More →

Mary Cernicek, right, during an interview Monday by Los Alamos Daily Post reporter Kirsten Laskey. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ By Kristen LaskeyLos Alamos Daily [email protected] There is nothing predictable about a forest fire; the Cerro Pelado fire is proof of this. The fire, which was burning more than 43,000Read More →

More than 250 firefighters from across the state came to Washington to celebrate all things fire and rescue this past weekend as the city and its fire department hosted the annual convention of the Association of Missouri firefighters. “It went exceptionally well,” Washington Fire Department Chief Tim Frankenberg said. FrankenbergRead More →

THE WOODLANDS, TX – On April 29, 5 members of the Woodlands Fire Department Technical Rescue Team received certification as Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Rescue Specialists from the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service – TEEX. Congratulations to Lt. Chris Mitcham, Driver/Operator Gerard van der Werff, Driver/Operator Chris Evans, FirefighterRead More →

The Webster Groves Fire Department recently donated unused firefighting equipment to fire departments in Ukraine. As the fighting continues in Ukraine, the Webster Groves Fire Department is helping out by donating firefighting equipment. After receiving a request, the Webster Groves Fire Department inventoried the equipment and was able to selectRead More →

IDAHO FALLS — Idaho Falls firefighters continue their annual “Fill the Boot” campaign on Saturday. They will be at the intersection of Hitt Road and 17th Street to collect donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, which raises funds for those battling muscle disease. This year’s campaign kicked off on Friday.Read More →

A temporary generator is placed to supply electricity to the Guaje water well field to provide backup power to keep the wells running in the event of a power outage. Courtesy DPU COUNTY NEWS RELEASE The Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities (DPU) is taking precautionary measures regarding the CerroRead More →

Enugu State Chief Fire and Rescue Officer, Chief Okwudili Ohaa on Wednesday praised Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his innovative fire operations in the state after 56 years of total neglect. Ohaa eulogized on Wednesday in Enugu during the commemoration of International Firefighters Day (IFFD) and celebration of “Gov. Ugwuanyi administrativeRead More →

GENEVA — The city’s fire department is looking to increase manpower during night shifts and improve waterfront coverage for potential operations on Lake Erie. Geneva fire chief David Shook, hired last year, recently delivered a report to city council detailing the department’s work in 2021 and ideas for improving theRead More →

MUMBAI: The Mumbai Fire Department’s building inspection software, which has been in development for eight years, was finally rolled out earlier this month during Fire Service Week observed from April 14-20. The software is intended to allow designated inspection firefighters to send notices to online structures and ensure they complyRead More →