Home Authors Posts by Staff Writer

Staff Writer


EMT takes his life shortly after starting with FDNY

A rookie FDNY EMT in the Bronx took his own life after less than 90 days with the department.

Firefighter injured, man dead in suspicious Chicago house fire

A 60-year-old mechanic was found dead after his house caught on fire in the Fernwood neighborhood of Chicago.

Kentucky firefighter fired, charged with 1st degree sexual abuse in fire...

A Kentucky firefighter was arrested and charged with sexually abusing a co-worker at the Ludlow fire station, according to arrest reports.

Gas leak prompts emergency response during American Idol auditions in Oregon

Katy Perry collapsed during American Idol auditions in Oregon, and firefighters responded to what turned out to be a gas leak.

FDNY Firefighters find body with hands bound behind back, burned after...

The charred corpse of a New Yorker was found at a Queens construction site, in what appeared to be a brutal execution.

California firefighters come to the rescue of a baby sea lion

A 5-month-old sea lion was tuckered out Sunday after firefighters rescued the little pup who had strayed from his Bay Area home.

Virginia officers body-cam show them saving unconscious woman from burning car

Body-camera video captured two Virginia police officers and two citizens rescuing an unconscious woman from a burning vehicle after a crash early Friday morning.

14 NYPD officers injured in Bronx blaze that tore through apartment...

Over a dozen police officers in the Bronx were injured after responding to an apartment fire last night, attempting to evacuate residents before they were caught in the blaze.

Indiana to propose tax incentives for volunteer firefighters

Indiana lawmakers are proposing a creative -and lucrative- way to fight first responder manpower shortages: offer tax incentives to volunteer firefighters and reserve police...