Firehouse Exclusives

  • House Votes to Restore SAFER, AFG Funds

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Funding for SAFER and AFG was restored by the House of Representatives on Wednesday by an overwhelming vote.The amendment restores funds to AFG by $200M and SAFER, $150M, according to David Finger, director of government relations for...

    News • June 2nd, 2011

  • Tornado Damages Illinois Fire Station

    Considering what's been happening in other areas of the country, firefighters with Harlem-Roscoe Fire Protection District feel they were lucky.On May 22, an EF-1 tornado damaged a portion of the fire station. "One of the firefighters opened the door, and...

    News • May 27th, 2011

  • Stair Climb at Firehouse Expo to Honor FDNY 343

    Firehouse, in cooperation with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, is sponsoring a 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Hilton in Baltimore.

    News • May 25th, 2011

  • Panel Discusses Ways to Promote Fire Safety

    Fire service officials and researchers discussed issues they believe should be studied.

    News • May 23rd, 2011

  • Md. Honors EMS Crews for Extraordinary Care

    ANNAPOLIS, MD -- Each year, Maryland EMS crews respond to nearly a half million calls. Some of those responses involved unique situations or treatment. And, some of the pre-hospital providers were lauded by state officials this week -- National EMS Week.

    Article • May 19th, 2011

  • Committee Passes FIRE Act Reauthorization Bill

    The Fire Grants Reauthorization Act of 2011 was approved by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Wednesday.

    Article • May 19th, 2011

  • FDNY Responds to Criticism of 'Three Forty Three'

    The New York Daily News report claims the "Three Forty Three" is riddled with problems.

    Article • May 11th, 2011

  • Miss. Firefighter Killed in Crash Was Belted

    A Becker-Athens firefighter killed in a wreck while responding to a fire call in his community was wearing a seat belt.A follow-up investigation by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office determined that Jacob Anthony Carter, 18, was belted when the crash...

    Article • May 6th, 2011

  • Death of bin Laden Stirs Responders' 9/11 Memories

    The news brought elation, but also fresh tears for those killed and injured by the attacks.

    Article • May 2nd, 2011

  • Fire Safety Award Winners Honored at Annual CFSI Event

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Some who’ve gone the extra mile to promote fire safety were lauded for their dedicated efforts Thursday night during the annual Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) dinner.And for the first time, three fire departments that...

    Article • April 8th, 2011

  • Fire Boots Provide Tribute at Department of Justice

    The 146 pairs displayed represent those whose families have submitted applications to receive PSOB benefits last year and so far this year.

    Article • April 7th, 2011

  • Firefighters Gather to Promote Issues at CFSI

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Nearly 2,000 fire and rescue personnel from around the country have responded to the nation's capital to promote a myriad of issues.

    Article • April 7th, 2011

  • Md. Firefighters George Flanagan, James Jiron and Bino Harris

    All said they were just doing their jobs, and none expected to be lauded for their actions.

    Article • April 6th, 2011

  • Prince George's County, Md. Firefighter Justin Davidson

    Prince George's County Firefighter Justin Davidson was sleeping in his childhood home last year when his mother ran in shouting that the house was on fire.

    Article • April 4th, 2011

  • NIOSH Seeks Comments on Responder Health

    Responders at both small and large incidents can be exposed to any number of toxins that cause both short- and long-term health consequences. Some health-related issues may surface right away, while others may stay dormant for months or years.Many...

    Article • March 28th, 2011