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  • Lightning Strike at N.Y. City Beach Injures Three

    Firefighters from FDNY said three men were hurt by a lightning strike at Orchard Beach on Pelham Bay in the Bronx. The extent of their injuries were not immediately known.

    News • September 1st, 2014

  • Two People Hurt in Florida Sailboat Fire

    Fire fully engulfed a 42-foot sailboat off Stuart and injured two adults on board at the time. They were treated for smoke inhalation and are expected to be OK.

    News • September 1st, 2014

  • Ohio Fire Dept. Drops 11 Firefighters After Layoffs

    A union vote on Saturday that rejected a city offer that would have saved jobs means that 11 Middletown firefighters were without jobs on Sunday.

    News • September 1st, 2014

  • Crash at St. Louis Gas Station Causes Fire, Injuries

    Several people were sent to the hospital after a driver lost control of a vehicle and slammed into a gas pump and a van sparking a small fire.

    News • September 1st, 2014

  • Scuttlebutt 9/14

    N.Y. Firefighter Wins Harley at 2014 Firehouse Expo Frank Hrbek Jr., a firefighter and former captain with the Elmont, NY, Fire Department, walked into Firehouse Expo on Saturday morning as a Harley-Davidson owner wannabe and left that afternoon the...

    Article • September 1st, 2014

  • For the Record 9/14

    Sendelbach Named Firehouse Editor-in-Chief Cygnus Business Media is proud to announce the appointment of Timothy E. Sendelbach as the editor-in-chief of Firehouse. In this newly expanded role, Sendelbach will be responsible for the content and...

    Article • September 1st, 2014

  • Louisiana Firefighter Cited For Disobeying Deputy Sheriff

    A Winnfield firefighter handcuffed and taken into custody by a Winn Parish Deputy Sheriff for refusing to comply with an order to move an engine at a crash scene.

    News • August 31st, 2014

  • R.I. Armored Truck Overturns, Spilling Bags of Money

    Passers-by swarmed to the scene of an overturned armored car in Cranston that spilled bags of money during the mishap. It's not clear if any money was taken.

    News • August 31st, 2014

  • Washington 50-Car Pile Up Injures Nine People

    A crash on Interstate 82 involving about 50 cars sent nine people to local hospitals for treatment of injures -- none thought to be life-threatening.

    News • August 31st, 2014

  • Northern California Wildfires Show Slower Growth

    Cloudy skies and lower temperatures have slowed two new wildland fires in the Happy Camp area where as many as 250 homes are threatened.

    News • August 31st, 2014

  • Rocky 911 Transition in Fla. Stirs Claims of Mistakes

    A new 911 dispatch system in Broward Couty has been challenging and some say dangerous with fire crews dispatched to wrong addresses and delays in answering emergency calls.

    News • August 31st, 2014

  • Ohio Firefighters Vent on Fracking Fire Frustrations

    A fracking well fire in June claimed 20 trucks, challenged firefighters' abilities to battle the blaze and according to responders, pointed out failings with the process.

    News • August 31st, 2014

  • Pa. Chief Paramedic Retires After 38 Years on Job

    After thousands of calls ranging from saving a choking child to being stabbed in the back with a steak knife, Wilkes-Barre City's chief paramedic is retiring.

    News • August 31st, 2014

  • Chicago Firefighters Off to Work Encounter Bus Crash

    An O'Hare airport shuttle crash in front of two Chicago firefighters who helped free the driver and attended to injured passengers.

    News • August 31st, 2014

  • S.C. Responders Rescue Teen Stuck in Muddy Marsh

    A teen who had been swimming in a creek between Harbor and Hunting islands was rescued by a firefighter on a jet ski after he couldn't make it back to the beach.

    News • August 31st, 2014