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 →

By Josh Boyce February 7, 2022 11:30 a.m. A group that assists the Petrolia and North Enniskillen Fire Department with large-scale events gets special recognition from the province. The Support Operations Response Team (SORT) received the June Callwood Award for Outstanding Achievement for Volunteerism. Fire Chief Jay Arns said theRead More →

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 →

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 →

Fire chiefs were lambasted in Sir Martin Moore-Bick’s 935-page report into the devastating blaze. London’s fire brigade was plagued by “institutional failures” and its preparation for a Grenfell-style hellhole was “seriously inadequate”, the retired judge found in 2019. But he also ruled that the tower’s cladding panels breached building regulationsRead 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

AMSTERDAM, NY (NEWS10) – Since Friday, Amsterdam firefighters have missed two calls, according to the department’s union president. Due to limitations in the number of firefighters that can work in shifts, the service relies on outside entities to answer calls if all units in Amsterdam are dispatched. Sometimes, however, theseRead More →

NASHIK: Firefighters earlier this year advised Ahmednagar Civil Hospital, where 11 Covid patients died in a fire on Saturday, to set up appropriate firefighting equipment throughout the premises . The ministry made the suggestion after conducting a fire audit at the hospital in March. The fire, which started at 10:30Read More →

Anticipating continued staffing needs and future retirements, West Metro Fire-Rescue District leaders are asking the cities they serve to approve the hiring of additional full-time staff. The fire commission staff’s proposal received a mixed reception from New Hope and Crystal staff and council members on October 27 at Station 3Read More →

TUSCULUM, Tennessee (WJHL) – A statement said Monday that the Tusculum Volunteer Fire Department (TVFD) has received a $ 10,000 grant from the 2021 CHEMTREC HELP award. The press release indicates that the funds will go towards the purchase of hazardous materials and decontamination equipment. Summer Wells’ father arrested inRead More →

A stern warning has been issued of the dangers of “unpredictable” fireworks and toxic bonfires this Halloween. Dublin Deputy Fire Chief John Guilfoyle has warned people emergency services have reached breaking point. He urged the public to enjoy the celebrations responsibly, according to Irish Mirror reporters. And he warned thatRead More →

Dublin Fire Boss issues major warning over ‘unpredictable’ Halloween fireworks A stern warning has been issued of the dangers of “unpredictable” fireworks and toxic bonfires this Halloween. Dublin Deputy Fire Chief John Guilfoyle has warned people emergency services have reached breaking point. And he warned that fireworks are extremely dangerousRead More →

A senior fire officer has warned of the dangers of “unpredictable” fireworks and toxic bonfires this Halloween. Dublin Deputy Fire Chief John Guilfoyle has urged people to enjoy the celebrations responsibly as emergency services are stretched to the breaking point. And he warned that fireworks are extremely dangerous and canRead More →

For years, Pittsfield firefighters have relied on pagers to communicate with each other in fires and emergencies. But in a nod to more modern technology, the Pittsfield Fire Department recently implemented an emergency response system that broadcasts dispatch notifications to firefighters’ cell phones, a tool designed to streamline processes andRead More →

WAGENER – Only one of the three mayoral candidates in this small town in northeast Aiken County took part in a candidates’ forum on Wednesday evening in the November 2 election. Christopher Salley showed up while rivals incumbent Mike Miller and Travis Kennedy stayed on the sidelines. During and afterRead More →

LAKE MOSES – The Moses Lake Fire Department is losing three firefighters as Monday is the deadline for the state’s COVID-19 vaccination requirement. Fire Chief Brett Bastian said the service would not have “significant levels of experience” as the three employees now out of work include a captain and aRead More →

EXAMINATION AND SELECTION INFORMATION Employees working as a paramedic (not related to safety) are represented by the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 2180 (IAFF). Click on ++ HERE ++ to display the summary of paramedical services. This recruitment is open until receipt of a sufficient number of applications andRead 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 →

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 →

The injuries that fireworks can cause were highlighted today during a brutal demonstration by Dublin firefighters when they showed how a firecracker can detonate the fingers of one hand. The force of the explosion of the common fireworks blew the thumb and forefinger of a plaster model hand to reproduceRead More →

Volunteer Bushfire Officers and Regional Counties in Washington State fear the threat of jail or heavy fines under new workplace legislation in Western Australia will result in fewer people getting out of hand volunteers to fight fires in rural areas this summer. Key points: WA Occupational Health and Safety ActRead More →

Peter O’Reilly who has been appointed by the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) as the new Managing Director The Lanyon Group, a Belfast-based corporate communications company, was enlisted despite the firefighters already having their own internal public relations team. All this against a backdrop of tightening of theRead More →

Kolkata: In recent years, firefighters have acquired modern equipment like robots, foam making tools, breathing apparatus to prevent firefighters from inhaling harmful fumes and various personal protective equipment (PPE) to fight fire precisely. But when it comes to battling a devastating fire, like that at the New Koilaghat building, firefightersRead More →

Methods of fire fighting in Germany How the fire protection service is organized – Professional, volunteers, forced firefighter, factory firefighters – ambulance service The fire fighting and fire protection methods of other countries are still of interest to the chiefs of the American fire departments, and this is especially trueRead More →

Over the past three years, Mumbai firefighters have inspected only 6,142 buildings in Mumbai, issuing violation notices to 3,026. Of these, only 36 cases have been prosecuted under the Act. Fire Prevention and Personal Safety Measures Act 2006. While the low prosecution rate reflects on firefighters’ inability to make fireRead More →

Fighting fires in Northern Ireland characteristics For most Americans, the notion of fighting fires in Northern Ireland conjures up a nightmarish view of network news: a group of people on a street in Belfast; a overturned car on fire; and a “pump” arriving, his two-tone European siren unable to protectRead More →