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Air Force Reserve’s first female firefighter began career with 910th

YOUNGSTOWN AIR RESERVE STATION, Ohio -- In 1975, 23-year-old Fran Taylor decided she wanted to serve her country and continue a family legacy of...

Firefighters suspended after taking child to hospital in fire engine, saving...

Two volunteers from the Falmouth Fire Station in Stafford County were suspended after transporting an 18-month-old to the hospital in a fire engine, according...

From E. M. T. to V. I. P.

  When he began his career as a football player, Jon Weeks had no idea he was headed for the pro-bowl. From a walk on...

National Debate: Should firefighters be packing heat while on the job?

A Pulaski firefighter was shot and killed after responding to a medical call last week in rural Arkansas. Recent acts of violence against first...

Carbon Dioxide fills streets in Germany after tanker leak

A faulty valve on a tanker truck in Germany caused quite the scene the other day, filling the streets with carbon dioxide. The Schillerplatz,...

Surviving the Holidays in the Firehouse

By John Morse It’s a part of the job that we don’t really like, but there are some things we can do to make it...

Man screaming “I am ISIS” threatens NY EMTs with knife

While screaming, "I am ISIS" through the streets of Brooklyn, an unstable man decided to target first responders along Wyckoff Avenue and Stanhope Street...

4,400 firefighters sue siren maker over their hearing loss

NEW YORK (AP) — There were times by the end of his shift that firefighter Joseph Nardone's head would be pounding, his eyes crossing...

Chemical explosion ignites 3-alarm fire in southwest Fresno

An explosion at a chemical manufacturing plant in Fresno, California caused a three-alarm fire on Friday night. According to Fresno Fire Battalion Chief Todd Tuggle,...

Fire Dept. swells ranks to promote safety

Dec. 19--PEABODY -- The expanded Peabody Fire Department will go into action on Jan. 1, according to Chief Steve Pasdon. Changes urged by Mayor Ted...