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New law gives Colorado prisoners who fight wildfires path to become...

The dozens of people in Colorado prisons who fight wildfires are largely locked out of the firefighting sector once they get out, but a new state law promises to change that.

People waited to call 911, allowed fire to grow to 8-alarm

The raging fire that tore through a Queens apartment building and left 240 people homeless was made worse by a “delayed notification” to 911, FDNY Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said Wednesday.

Alabama Fire Chief arrested for assaulting realtor, pulling a gun on...

An Alabama Fire Chief is currently disputing accusations that he was menacing to a group of real estate workers after he supposedly blocked the people from leaving, smashed a camera, and then pulled a gun on the group.

Fire Chief suspended after trying to get one of “my guys”...

The town's top firefighter is facing suspension after he attempted to intervene with a local police agency after another firefighter was arrested on drunken driving charges, authorities said.

Maryland firefighter injured after falling through a roof

A Maryland firefighter is recovering after falling through a roof while trying to create a vent hole.

Former NC fire chief arrested for falsifying training records

Timothy Aaron Spivey, the former Tyro fire chief, was arrested Thursday after investigators say he falsified information sent to the N.C. State Firefighter's Association.

Former Portland Fire Chief tapped to lead new public safety transition...

Mike Myers, Portland’s former fire chief and the city’s current emergency management director, has been selected to serve as the city’s new community safety transition director.

Firefighter catches crew member before they fall through the floor

A firefighter who fell through the floor of a burning West Englewood home Thursday night, triggering an alert for a firefighter in danger, was caught by one of his crew and immediately went back to fighting the fire that was apparently accidentally started by squatters, officials said.

NY Fire recruit dies after suffering medical emergency at state training...

The Watertown Fire Department wanted to make sure that Peyton Morse, the recruit who suffered a medical emergency at the state fire academy last week, was given his firefighter badge.

Part of FDNY paramedic’s cheek bitten off by teen

A drugged-up teenage girl chomped a FDNY paramedic’s face in Brooklyn early Friday as the first responder tried to care for her, officials said.