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 →

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 →

NEW BERN, NC (WNCT) – Coastal Carolina Regional Airport announced the completion of its new aircraft rescue and firefighting facility on Friday. He also celebrated the 90th anniversary of the airport. Airport manager Andy Shorter previously said that airport fire safety requirements were met by several fire stations, but nowRead More →

The Fire Department Employees Union (FBEU) is sounding the alarm over a proposal by Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) that would see vital equipment taken offline at more than 30 locations, including some on the North Coast. NSW fire and rescue officers from local stations in Dorrigo, Nambucca Heads, Bowraville,Read More →

news, local news, Workers and the union representing firefighters are calling on Fire and Rescue NSW not to add a handful of Hunter facilities to a list of stations that can be temporarily taken offline in the event of staff shortages. But the emergency agency said the practice had takenRead More →

The Fire Department Employees Union (FBEU) is sounding the alarm over a proposal by Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) that would see vital equipment taken offline at more than 30 locations, including some on the North Coast. NSW fire and rescue officers from local stations in Dorrigo, Nambucca Heads, Bowraville,Read More →

The Fire Department Employees Union (FBEU) is sounding the alarm over a proposal by Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) that would see vital equipment taken offline at more than 30 locations, including some on the North Coast. NSW fire and rescue officers from local stations in Dorrigo, Nambucca Heads, Bowraville,Read More →

news, local news, The Fire Department Employees Union (FBEU) is sounding the alarm over a proposal by Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) that would see vital equipment taken offline at more than 30 locations, including some on the North Coast. NSW fire and rescue officers from local stations in Dorrigo,Read More →

A proposal to take 30 NSW fire and rescue stations – including Paxton – temporarily offline amid staff shortages is being fought by the firefighters’ union. The union says taking stations offline poses “major risks to firefighters and the safety of the community,” but Fire and Rescue NSW says thisRead More →

newsletters, editor’s selection list, The Fire Department Employees Union (FBEU) is sounding the alarm over a proposal by Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) that would see vital equipment taken offline at more than 30 locations, including some on the North Coast. NSW fire and rescue officers from local stations inRead More →

newsletters, editor’s selection list, The Fire Department Employees Union (FBEU) is sounding the alarm over a proposal by Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) that would see vital equipment taken offline at more than 30 locations, including some on the North Coast. NSW fire and rescue officers from local stations inRead More →

Sinn Féin adviser Daithí Doolan calls on Dublin firefighters to employ additional firefighters “urgently”. The Ballyfermot / Drimnagh councilor was speaking ahead of a scheduled SIPTU and DFB protest at Mansion House at 5.30pm this evening. “Dublin firefighters are facing an unprecedented personnel crisis,” he said. “There are currently 965Read More →

District Fire Officer J. Mohana Rao has called on hospitals, hotels and educational institutions to periodically install firefighting equipment in their respective premises, saying maintenance of the equipment is more important than installation. “Proper maintenance of the equipment ensures the protection of lives and valuables in the event of aRead More →

news, latest news, Werris Creek and Quirindi could often find themselves without a fire and rescue station as part of the ministry’s plans to shut down small, understaffed stations to save money. That’s according to the firefighters union, which said the plan would result in significantly longer response times, increaseRead More →

LUDHIANA: After more than three months of waiting, the new fire offerings and other improved gadgets were finally handed over to the Ludhiana fire department on Saturday when the Minister of Food, Civilian Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Bharat Bhushan Ashu, dedicated modernized and advanced firefighting and rescue infrastructure to theRead 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 →