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 →

January 26 – COPENHAGEN – A special Tuesday evening meeting of the Copenhagen Village Council to discuss the recently released financial and state security audits consisted of a lengthy executive session with a number of parties concerned with service challenges of fire. Participants in the executive session included Mayor MarkRead 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 →

article DETROIT (FOX 2) – Mayor Mike Duggan has named Chuck Simms as acting fire marshal for the Detroit Fire Department as the city searches for a permanent replacement. Simms, 54, is temporarily replacing Eric Jones in the nationwide search for a new fire marshal. Following: Deputy fire chief saysRead 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 →

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 proposed legislation would make it easier for volunteer firefighters to purchase sports drinks like Gatorade and other supplies that industry leaders deem essential for fighting fires during Alabama summers. Volunteer fire departments, of which there are dozens across the state, operate on limited and unrestricted funds. Restricted funds includeRead More →

The following information was shared by the Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department on December 21: As the Omicron variant of the coronavirus continues to spread rapidly, the impact on the Maryland prehospital system (EMS) and emergency services continues to increase dramatically. “ACCIDENTAL OVERLOAD” Attached is the Status of Baltimore AreaRead More →

The West Hartford Fire Department hosted a badge-pinning ceremony on December 16, welcoming a new fire marshal and fire engineer, and pinning the eight recent graduates of Connecticut Fire Academy. West Hartford firefighters who recently graduated from Connecticut Fire Academy received their badges at a ceremony on December 16, 2021.Read More →

Kingsley Field firefighters partnered with local community organizations to refine the fire response structure on December 8, 2021. Klamath Falls Fire District One invited firefighters from Kingsley Field to participate in a “Burn-to-Learn” event held on a condemned structure on the south side of town. The structure, an old houseRead More →

To apply for the Junior Firefighter Program, visit the Sorghum Airport Volunteer Fire Department website at airportsorghofd.com. ——————————– The Sorghum Airport Volunteer Fire Department is setting up a junior firefighter program, with the aim of attracting young people to the volunteer fire department. The program, which accepts applications, aims toRead More →

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR BASE, Ohio – The 788 Civil Engineer Squadron fire department always aims high milestones to ensure it is ready to protect people and infrastructure in an emergency. “We run formal training three days a week and informal training as opportunities arise,” said Bryan Weeks, deputy chief of fireRead More →

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 788th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department always aims high milestones to ensure it is prepared to protect people and infrastructure in an emergency. “We run formal training three days a week and informal training as opportunities arise,” said Bryan Weeks, deputy chief ofRead More →

Volunteer Servers: Kyleigh Higgins, Katherine Nolan and Emma Sikora PARSIPPANY – After skipping last year’s base event due to COVID-19, Lake Parsippany’s female auxiliaries hosted their annual pancake breakfast on Sunday, November 28. Delicious homemade pancakes, sausages and more… bagels, cream cheese, butter, coffee, tea, and even orange juice. JenniferRead More →

From left to right, Nick Martini, Mark Otte, Grant Howell, Heston Hughes, Brian Meyer, Mark Guttridge and Robert Honaker. (Photo by City of Covington) Covington has seven new (experienced) firefighters. After completing 10 weeks of in-house training, the seven were officially ‘pinned down’ with their Covington Fire Department badges lastRead More →

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is part of an ongoing series highlighting the Madison County Volunteer Fire Services. Just before January 2000, the unincorporated area of ​​Red Lick in Berea was losing homes and suffering from numerous forest fires. Amid the destruction, a woman decided the area of ​​about 5,000 peopleRead More →