(Washington, DC) – Today, US Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committeealongside Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Rep. Annie Kuster, applauded the announcement of $569,036 from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and FEMA’s Firefighter Assistance Program (AFG) for the city of Nashua. The fundingRead More →

Mumbai firefighters will receive three Austrian-made fire escape ladders over the next 18 months. Municipal Fire Chief (CFO) Hemant Parab confirmed that the order was placed through competitive bidding and said the ladders will be 64 meters each. Currently, the Mumbai fire department has 20 ladders of varying heights, theRead More →

Philadelphia began furloughing unvaccinated city workers as the city faced a staffing shortage among vital workers. About 270 city employees have been furloughed for failing to comply with the city’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported. Under the 30-day “U-Vax furlough,” City of Philadelphia employees had to seek aRead More →

On June 30, the Hampden Township Board of Commissioners approved an order to refund fire response payments. “With this action, Hampden Township will join more than 500 volunteer fire companies in Pennsylvania who recoup a portion of firefighting and auto accident response costs through insurance companies,” Commissioner John said. Gaspich.Read More →

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield first responders were recognized Friday for the lifesaving work they do. Springfield woman sentenced to $1.2 million unemployment package Several medals and awards were presented to members of the Springfield Fire Department in recognition of their heroic action. The ceremony highlighted the important work carriedRead More →

Firefighter dies after building collapses in Philadelphia blaze A firefighter has died after an early morning blaze caused a fatal building collapse in Fairhill, officials say. PHILADELPHIA CREAM – A firefighter has died after an early morning blaze caused a building to collapse in Fairhill, officials say. Lt. Sean Williamson,Read More →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

The Panvel City Municipal Corporation (PCMC) is upgrading its fire department by purchasing new state-of-the-art vehicles worth ₹15Cr. PCMC currently has a fire station in the town of Panvel while the process is underway to transfer two CIDCO fire stations in Kalamboli and New Panvel to the civic body. AlongRead More →

Tiffin Fire and Rescue purchased the Solo Rescue Decon Washer with funding from the American Rescue Plan Act. TIFFIN, Ohio — Keeping firefighters safe is hard and dangerous work, and cancer is always a threat when it comes to smoke and burning chemicals. “Since 2002, reports have shown that two-thirdsRead More →

The Extension Volunteer Fire Department is less likely to face a water shortage in future fires, thanks to the donation of a 10,000 liter portable water tank. Extension-based metal fabrication and welding company Inter-Kraft Contracting presented the new tank to Extension’s volunteer firefighters. The total value of the donation, includingRead More →

If you want to make your car shine and shine, but aren’t crazy about doing it yourself, the Parksville Fire Department can lend a hand…and it’s all for charity. With sponges in hand, the Parksville Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting a charity car wash, rain or shine, in supportRead More →

OKINAWA, JAPAN — Firefighters from Marine Corps Installations Pacific Fire and Emergency Services and the Naha City Fire Department conducted live-fire training March 25 at the Camp Hansen Fire Training Center. The training highlighted the different firefighting techniques and methods that each department uses to accomplish the same mission. BilateralRead More →

The Chattanooga Fire Department is looking for future firefighters who will help strengthen the service and continue a legacy of service and dedication. He is currently accepting applications from fire cadets for our next Fire Academy which is scheduled to start in January 2023. The 2022 Fire Academy is currentlyRead More →

Firefighters should leave EMS alone February 19, 2022 1:30 a.m. I breathed a deep sigh of relief when the controversial campaign to renew the EMS tax ended with an overwhelming yes. But I expired too soon. On February 13, Fire Commissioner Frank Cardinale decided to send another letter to theRead More →

A major storm system hit Germany last night. It is especially the northern half of the country that is affected. The severe weather is not expected to disappear until Friday, forecasters say. Berlin, February 17, 2022. Update: 1:37 p.m. CET (The Berlin Spectator) — In Berlin, firefighters declared a stateRead More →

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Staffing shortages and pandemic-related upheaval continue to plague a number of industries. The Philadelphia Fire Union says it’s no different and is sounding the alarm. The city, meanwhile, disagrees with the union’s demands. The union says more than 700 firefighters are short, while the city says theRead More →

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Frankie Stikeleather enters the Trinity Fire Department on Sunday as service members salute in tribute. Frankie Stikeleather waves as he leaves his home on Sunday for a trip to the Trinity Fire Department. Frankie Stikeleather points to those gathered for a ceremony honoring his 50 years of service to theRead More →

They’ve had a spate of burglaries in personal vehicles while firefighters are out of the station CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Chattanooga firefighters are experiencing a wave of vehicle break-ins as they battle blazes. The burglaries occurred at Fire Station 1 (Downtown on Main Street), Station 9 (East Lake), Station 5 (HighlandRead More →

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Kelsey Sadler, one of three Baltimore City firefighters killed in the line of duty on Monday, was posthumously promoted to lieutenant. The Baltimore City Fire Department announced the promotion in a Facebook post Thursday, three days after Sadler and two fellow firefighters died from injuries sustained inRead More →

LOWVILLE – Summer audits of the Copenhagen Fire Service by the State Comptroller’s Office and the state’s Office of Public Employees Safety and Health (PESH) revealed inadequate accounting practices and a number of “serious” security risks. The village leadership called a meeting to discuss the results. “Department officials failed toRead More →