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Pa. fire officials fire back at social media complaints about sirens
“I heard that, ‘It's an old tradition and you really don't need a fire siren.' Well, we do," Asisstant Chief Joe Flanick said
Ky. fire dept. seeks lower age restriction for firefighter recruits
Officials will hear an ordinance that would reduce the age to 20 for recruits who have earned an associate's degree in fire/rescue science technology
12 firefighters to be laid off at NY station once grant expires
With a third grant a long shot, the Newburgh Fire Department is preparing to lay off 12 firefighters when the current award money runs out at the end of July
Calif. community makes surprise donation to fire station
Residents presented a check for $4,500 raised by the community to thank the Boulder Creek Volunteer Fire Department for responding to the Bear Fire
Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi make generous donation to fire dept.
The couple donated more than $14,500 worth of appliances such as coffee makers and a barbecue to the Redlands Fire Dept. to thank them for their service
Firefighters help family move after saving teen crash victim
After the firefighters extricated Kali Merickle from the car, they stepped in and finished moving the family into their new home
Calif. county police take control of air rescues from fire dept.
In the past two years the two departments have clashed, with police and fire helicopters jockeying in the air to be the first to arrive at rescue calls
Medical examiner defends suicide ruling in firefighter's death
Lisa Kohler said Tonya Johnson’s action of stepping into rush hour traffic was more dangerous than Russian roulette
Fire dept. raises $15K for family who lost everything
The Hollywood Fire Department helped the Valez family get back on their feet after their apartment was completely destroyed in a fire
Unable to call 911, family drives to FD to report fire
Officials said the family lost power and could not use their landline, and had no service on their cellphones
Ohio city switches to public-private ambulance service
The city of East Liverpool is making the switch after several incidents where ambulances were unavailable for emergencies
Firefighter escapes injury after falling through floor
The Lansing Fire Department firefighter was helping battle an apartment fire when the second-story floor collapsed
White FDNY lieutenant in iconic 9/11 photo files discrimination claim
Lt. Daniel McWilliams filed the equal employment opportunity complaint after he appeared as part of a ceremonial unit at a memorial service
Man convicted in fire that killed 9 wants case tossed
Antun Lewis has contended repeatedly that he didn't set the fire and expressed condolences to the families
Fla. firefighter fired over accusations of ties to motorcycle gang
Clinton Walker says he was unfairly targeted by an investigation that he says was one-sided
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Mother tries to block rehiring of firefighter-EMT who fled hit-and-run
Lisa Purvis, whose son died in the crash, created a petition against the rehiring of Edward Ackerman
AFG 2017 time is running out
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Firefighters reunite with 4-year-old boy they helped saved
South Kitsap Fire and Rescue firefighters were visited by Michael, 4, who they helped perform CPR on when he became unconscious
Calif. Supreme Court refuses to restore firefighters' award
The state Supreme Court refused to reinstate a $3.7 million damage award to 15 firefighters who claimed age discrimination in the scoring of a promotion exam
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