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A 50-year-old man faces two counts of aggravated assault after running down a firefighter Thursday afternoon at a Williams Township crash scene and then biting the Pennsylvania State trooper who tried to arrest him after he fled, authorities said.
The FDNY responded to a fire in the Mariners Harbor Houses on Thursday morning.
Search-and-rescue teams, including volunteers from Seattle, continue to look for a Seattle Fire Department deputy chief who vanished more than a week ago while hunting in Kittitas County.
Lawyers for Henry Ruggs III, the former Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver accused of driving drunk at speeds up to 156 mph before a fiery predawn crash on Nov. 2. that resulted in the death of the other vehicle’s passenger, wrote in a court filing that a witness said firefighters were slow to extinguish a vehicle fire sparked by the crash, according to ESPN.
A 77-year-old retired Chicago Fire Department captain fatally shot a person who tried to rob him Saturday afternoon on the South Side, according to Chicago police and CFD spokesman Larry Langford.
The North Carolina Department of Justice filed suit Thursday against more than a dozen manufacturers of firefighting foam that contains toxic "forever chemicals," accusing the companies of failing to tell those using the foam how to properly handle it, leading to groundwater contamination at four sites across the state.N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein announced the lawsuits at a Charlotte briefing alongside members of the Charlotte International Association of Fire Fighters Local 660 and the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.
A Spokane federal judge on Thursday denied the request of more than two dozen city firefighters who were seeking an order restoring them to their jobs.
As the deadline looms for the coronavirus (COVID-19) mandate requiring all city workers to be vaccinated with at least one dose by 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, there are still a large number of firefighters ( FDNY), Sanitation workers (DSNY) and police officers ( NYPD) who haven't gotten the shot.
Orlando Fire Chief Benjamin Barksdale has submitted his resignation as a pending assault case continues to play out..
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who has threatened Orange County with potentially millions of dollars in fines for requiring its employees get vaccinated for COVID-19, criticized as “ridiculous” the firing of a battalion chief for not writing up firefighters who missed a deadline to provide their vaccination status.