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Baltimore may cut taxes for police, firefighters

The city of Baltimore is considering property tax relief measures for local police and firefighters. According to local news sources, officials claim the relief...

Equipment, personal belongings stolen from fire trucks during Oregon wildfires

Two Oregon fire trucks were ransacked while firefighters were fast asleep on Saturday morning. Coburg Fire Chief Chad Minter said that firefighters assigned to the...

Firefighters robbed while raising money for charity on Labor Day

A small town in Missouri is wrestling with the theft of personal belongings stolen from firefighters who were off raising money for muscular dystrophy. Police...

Fire crackers cause massive fire in one of Oregon’s most scenic...

One of Oregon’s most scenic areas is engulfed in flames- all because someone tossed some firecrackers off a cliff. The Columbia River Gorge has lost...

One-handed firefighter defies odds

Anthony Smith was born without his right hand and knew from an early age that he would face a lot of challenges in his life.

Brookline firing firefighters charged in separate incidents

UPDATE: Town officials are canning a Brookline firefighter charged with beating a man at a taco takeout shop and another accused of drunken driving.

New Florence fire chief charged with threats to firefighter

The New Florence fire chief was charged Tuesday with threatening a firefighter from another department as they responded to a call in August, according to St. Clair poilce.

2 firefighters held hostage in Ohio; suspect in custody

An Ohio man who authorities say held two firefighters hostage has been taken into custody.

Best Reasons to Become a Firefighter

We talked about the reasons not to be a firefighter last time. After a lot of years in the fire service, you would think that it would be easy to come up with a list of reasons to pick a different career.

Man, woman arrested after stabbings of Detroit EMTs

A man suspected of stabbing two Detroit EMTs early Tuesday in Midtown has been arrested, along with the woman they'd been dispatched to help, Detroit police said.