WORCESTER – After a sporadic schedule of meetings throughout the summer and fall, city council will mark its return to weekly meetings for good on Tuesday. The agenda is a mix of reports, petitions, and typical councilor articles and orders. An executive session is scheduled towards the start of theRead More →

COHOES, NY – Members of the Cohoes Uniform Firefighters, IAFF Local 2562 are asking the public to join them in kicking off their eighth annual “Passionally Pink” Breast Cancer Campaign. The Cohoes Uniform Firefighters represent the 32 members of the Cohoes Fire Department. Since 2013, members have been swapping theirRead More →

Members of the McBride District Fire Department debrief after a surprise drill. The exercise required the crew to set up and activate the system to protect the two buildings at Koeneman Park within half an hour. Fire Chief David Hruby was delighted with the outcome of this first session andRead More →

Students train with the New Mexico State University Fire Department. (Courtesy of the New Mexico State University Fire Department) Copyright © 2021 Albuquerque Journal The New Mexico State University Fire Department celebrates a milestone this year. The department, which protects the campus and provides mentorship and on-the-job training for students,Read More →

RALEIGH, NC (WTVD) – The Big Orange Pumpkin has returned to the Durham Highway Fire Department, which means its pumpkin patch is back as well. This year, the money raised will go to much needed equipment for firefighters. Volunteer firefighter Brian McKearney said there were big pumpkins, green pumpkins, smallRead More →

The Alexandria Fire Department has reached a critical level of staffing, and the problem is so serious that it could close a fire station in the city. This week, the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 2141, asked the public to sign a letter to send to city council. TheRead More →

TINA L. SCOTTEDITOR Two generations of volunteer firefighters from the Pine River Fire Department pose with what could become a third generation. Left to right: second generation volunteer firefighter Brad Hartwig; Brad’s son and daughter, Ben and Natalie; and first-generation volunteer firefighter Tony Hartwig. Photo courtesy of the Pine RiverRead More →

Members of the Forest City Fire Department recently raised $ 5,790 in community donations during the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s 2021 Fill the Boot campaign. It helps continue a 67-year tradition of transforming the lives of people with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related neuromuscular diseases. On September 24, Forest City firefightersRead More →

Boost for BX fire safety Photo: contributed BX-Swan Lake Fire Rescue has new structural protection equipment, thanks to a boost from RDNO. Electoral District B (Swan Lake / Commonage) contributed $ 11,400 to finance the purchase. The grant enabled the department to acquire two Firebozz portable sprinklers, a Wajax MarkRead More →