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FDNY creating an anti-nepotism policy, hopes it creates a more diverse...

The FDNY has, for the first time, distributed an anti-nepotism policy to employees, according to the New York Daily News.

Police consider charges against SC Fire Department for ‘over-sexed culture’

Columbia police considered criminal charges after city officials investigated an “over-sexed culture” at one fire station that included shower butt-slapping, wedgies, an “overwhelming infatuation” with comparing male genitalia and more sexual pranks.

Austin Firefighters turn on PD: FD Union fighting ballot that would...

Fearing it could cost some of them their jobs, Austin firefighters said Friday they will spend union money to fight a ballot proposition that, if voters approve, would require the city to spend millions of taxpayer dollars to hire more police officers.

LA Fire Chief: Women firefighters face hazing & retaliation from male...

Female firefighters are being hazed and retaliated against by male firefighters at the Los Angeles Fire Department, according to graphic testimony given to a city commission hearing this week.

One dead, Florida firefighter seriously injured when truck crashes into fire...

A pickup truck driver ran into a firefighter while she was responding to a crash on U.S. 19, killing the driver and critically injuring the firefighter, Palm Harbor Fire Rescue said.

Three dead, at least 50 injured in Montana train derailment

Passengers on the Amtrak train going between Chicago and Seattle were just over halfway to their destination when something happened and caused a deadly derailment in Montana.

Anchorage FD reducing OT costs by cutting overnight staff

The Anchorage Fire Department plans to reduce overtime costs by having fewer teams of first responders working during night shifts beginning next month to avoid exceeding the budget, city officials said Thursday.

Wildfire threatens tallest trees in the world, “General Sherman” wrapped in...

Flames from the KNP Complex fires in Sequoia National Park entered the famed Giant Forest area, home to the General Sherman and other named and cherished towering sequoias Friday.

California firefighter union plans to battle Governor’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Two more California state worker unions have filed objections to Gov. Gavin Newsom's order requiring all employees to prove they're vaccinated or to wear a mask and submit to regular COVID-19 testing.

Dixie Fire is officially the third-largest wildfire in California history, only...

Lashed by strong winds, the Dixie Fire jumped to 434,813 acres in Plumas and Butte counties on Friday, making it the third largest wildfire in state history.