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  • Four D.C. Firefighters Hurt in Fire Truck Crash

    A civilian also was hurt in the wreck as the engine was returning from a call.

    News • October 30th, 2013

  • FDNY Invests in Preparedness After Hurricane Sandy

    FDNY Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano unveiled new vehicles, rescue boats and equipment purchased by the FDNY following Hurricane Sandy at the FDNY Training Academy on Randall’s Island. Immediately following the storm, the Department spent more...

    Press Release • October 30th, 2013

  • Paralyzed Detroit Firefighter Set to Lose Insurance

    Firefighter Brendan Milewski, injured in the line of duty, received notice that his insurance is going to be eliminated.

    News • October 30th, 2013

  • Haix Launches Redesigned Website

    HAIX®, a leading manufacturer of innovative and high quality fire fighting, rescue, law enforcement, hunting, and forestry footwear is pleased to announce the launch of our redesigned website, www.haix-bootstore.com . The new website creates a...

    Press Release • October 29th, 2013

  • The 2013 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Period Opens Monday

    The application period for 2013 Assistance to Firefighters Grants opens Monday, November 4 and closes December 6, 2013. Start planning your grant application now by reviewing the Application Assistance Tools located on the AFG website. These tools were...

    Press Release • October 29th, 2013

  • NVFC, Ballistic Case Co. Partner in Phone Case Giveaway

    Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. - (October 30, 2013) – Nearly 70 percent of all firefighters are volunteers. These courageous firefighters and their stations play a critical role in keeping our communities safe. In celebration of their bravery, sacrifice and...

    Press Release • October 29th, 2013

  • Couple, Two Children Killed in N.Y. House Fire

    Mount Vernon Chief Ted Stevenson said the basement door was locked from the inside and outside.

    News • October 29th, 2013

  • KME Gives Dealers Awards at National Sales Meeting

    Nesquehoning, PA – Each year at KME’s National Sales Meeting, Sales Representative Organizations are recognized for outstanding sales and service performance. The 2013 meeting was held at Sands Casino and Resort in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and on...

    Press Release • October 29th, 2013

  • Officials: Mental Health Stigmas Must be Destroyed

    Firefighters shouldn't fear seeking help for depression or other mental health issues.

    News • October 29th, 2013

  • Tiny Oklahoma Department Answers Final Alarm

    The Oakhurst Fire Department lacked training, members and support.

    News • October 29th, 2013

  • NFFF Partners With CSU to Offer Spouses Scholarships

    Emmitsburg, MD – It’s not unusual for the surviving spouses or life partners of fallen firefighters to want to advance or change their career path as they begin rebuilding their lives. But often financial resources are limited and these educational...

    Press Release • October 28th, 2013

  • Globe, DuPont, NVFC Give Away More Turnout Gear

    Globe, DuPont, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) announce three more recipients in the 2013 Globe Gear Giveaway Program. Axtell (NE) Volunteer Fire and Rescue and Jasper Volunteer Fire Department (Duffield, VA) will each receive four sets...

    Press Release • October 28th, 2013

  • Industrial Scientific Starts Construction on New Headquarters

    Industrial Scientific has announced that groundbreaking has taken place for the construction of a new, 200,000-square-foot building to serve as the company’s global headquarters. The facility will be located near Pittsburgh in Robinson Township along...

    Press Release • October 28th, 2013

  • Md. Fire Police Officer Struck by Car

    Community Fire Company Fire Police Officer David R. Barr, 65, was seriously injured.

    News • October 28th, 2013

  • Ambulance Gets the Boot in New York City

    It took hours to get the boot off so volunteers could answer calls again.

    News • October 28th, 2013