NEW HELICOPTER: An Écureuil B2 will come to the aid of firefighters this summer. Green Triangle Timber Plantation Companies has invested in additional aerial firefighting capacity in the area to protect its plantation estate, natural environment and wider community during this fire season. A B2 Squirrel helicopter has been contractedRead More →

The Maui Fire Department celebrated the graduation of 19 recruits, including 15 destined for county fire stations and four destined for state airport fire stations. MFD photo Nineteen firefighters graduated from the 37th Maui Fire Department Recruit Class, with Lohiao Paoa named the Most Outstanding Overall Recruit, the service said.Read More →

Battalion Commander Rusty Singleton was the first to hear the cries, “Jesus, save me! Jesus, save me! Fire Master Justin Ingle battled thick brambles and brambles, followed her screams and found her. Firefighter Ethan Tompkins was right behind Ingle with a rope. Motor 18 Captain Chris McReynolds came to theRead More →

OGDENSBURG – Effective today, the minimum staffing of the Ogdensburg Fire Department will be reduced to three firefighters by City Manager and Fire Chief Stephen P. Jellie following unsuccessful attempts to renegotiate ‘benefits »And the risk premium with the union representing the city’s firefighters. The union says the change inRead More →

The calm after the storm was not so calm for the Greeley firefighters as they struggled to avoid further home losses in hot spots after the Marshall fire ravaged Boulder County. The Marshall Fire destroyed 991 structures and damaged 127 buildings on December 30. That same day, the Greeley FireRead More →