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Off-duty firefighter pulls woman from sinking SUV

Fri, 9 Oct 2015 14:04:01 UTC

Firefighter Don Bardsley was driving his daughter to school when he saw the submerged vehicle in a pond with its driver trapped

Video: Firefighters save worker dangling from bridge

Fri, 9 Oct 2015 13:49:58 UTC

The worker was on the catwalk under the bridge doing preventative maintenance when he slipped; he was taken to a hospital with unknown injuries

Wis. fire dept. joins smoke-free housing initiative

Fri, 9 Oct 2015 13:37:22 UTC

Records found 88 percent of fires were caused by smoking in multi-family buildings, highlighting the need to focus fire prevention efforts

2 NJ firefighters cleared of wrongdoing, reinstated

Fri, 9 Oct 2015 13:18:46 UTC

The six firefighters faced seven charges that involved four complaints of sexual harassment, two of sending threatening text messages and one of aggressive driving

Fire dept. may get defunded for unapproved fire truck buy

Fri, 9 Oct 2015 13:01:09 UTC

The department could lose $12,000, the same amount they spent without board or fire chief approval to buy a replacement fire truck.

Rats force Texas firefighters to abandon firehouse

Fri, 9 Oct 2015 12:48:00 UTC

The move comes after one firefighter recently got sick; the chief said some of them are the size of small puppies

Cops: NC firefighter paid bills with dept. funds

Fri, 9 Oct 2015 12:38:19 UTC

The 19-year-old is accused of using $624 to pay two AT&T bills, as well as an admission payment to a university

Bathroom fire forces evacuation at Philly high school

Fri, 9 Oct 2015 12:33:34 UTC

Firefighters brought the fire under control within seven minutes; no injuries were reported

Dash cam: BMW driver intentionally blocks ambulance on highway

Fri, 9 Oct 2015 12:07:48 UTC

The driver swerves and weaves across lanes into the ambulance's path; the driver confronted the ambulance in the middle of the road

SC firefighter dies in motorcycle crash

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 17:52:46 UTC

Jennifer Hanna, 37, was motivated to be a 'top notch firefighter' after the January 2015 death of her firefighter husband.

FDNY firefighter saves toddler from apartment fire

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 14:13:43 UTC

Firefighters shielded the 9-month-old from the flames in the three-story building; he has been listed in serious but stable condition

Firefighter battling cancer 'blown away' by birthday surprise

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 14:05:37 UTC

He was planning to have a low-key birthday and was surprised when the community and firefighters rallied to throw him a party

Bill to protect firefighters from drones before senate

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 13:48:56 UTC

Violators of the Safe Drone Act would be subject to a fine and not more than a year in prison for someone that operates a drone in a restricted area

Video: Firefighters save suicidal man on Atlanta bridge

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 13:40:33 UTC

The man doused himself in gasoline and was threatening to set himself on fire; crews were able to get him down uninjured through a combination of water and bean bags

2 firefighters exposed to toxic chemicals at plant fire

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 13:34:31 UTC

The firefighters were rushed to a hospital, went through a decontamination process and are currently being monitored

3 RI firefighters hurt battling strip mall fire

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 13:30:56 UTC

They were transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries; fire officials are investigating the cause and origin

Firefighters deliver pizzas to check smoke alarms

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 13:21:00 UTC

If the batteries worked, the pizza was free; if not, the firefighters replaced the batteries or installed a new alarm

Fire chief accused of sex with female junior firefighter

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 12:52:21 UTC

Police said it started with text messages to the 16-year-old and developed into telling her to come over to his house

Ga. firefighter arrested on arson charges

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 12:37:13 UTC

Jairius Hardaway, a 10-year veteran, was accused of setting a car on fire for insurance purposes

Keeping Firefighters from Becoming Patients

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 04:31:04 UTC

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