Firehouse Exclusives

  • Indianapolis Responders Ready For The Big Game

    Indianapolis EMS is ready for Sunday's kick off, working closely with Indianapolis firefighters in an integrated command and management system.

    Article • February 3rd, 2012

  • Md. Firefighter Shocked While Unplugging Shoreline

    To prevent future incidents, Prince George's County officials will be sending out a safety bulletin to remind members to pull from the housing instead of the cord while disconnecting shorelines.

    News • February 3rd, 2012

  • Colleges on Alert After Rash of Campus-Related Fires

    There have already been seven significant campus-related fires this year.

    News • February 2nd, 2012

  • Tenn. Firefighters Recovering After Driver Hits Pumper

    The crash injured three Braden firefighters, killed the pickup truck's driver and injured its passenger.

    News • January 31st, 2012

  • Virginia Department Regroups After Fire Hits Station

    The blaze at Brosville Community Volunteer Fire & Rescue destroyed two pieces of apparatus.

    News • January 31st, 2012

  • House Fire Claims One in Woodsville, N.H.

    A two-alarm structure fire claimed the life of an occupant in a fast moving blaze that destroyed much of the two-story home. Several pets inside the building were rescued cold and wet, but unharmed.

    Photostory • January 30th, 2012

  • Black Sunday Firefighter Remembered

    One of four FDNY firefighters who survived a jump from a blazing Bronx building in 2005 was found dead in his Long Island home Tuesday morning.Lt. Joseph DiBernardo, 40, was seriously injured in the 2005 fall, and eventually was forced to retire from the...

    News • November 23rd, 2011

  • Eight N.J. Firefighters Hurt in Gas Explosion

    Eight New Jersey firefighters were taken to a hospital Monday morning after a fire triggered a gas explosion in the basement of a Pennsauken home.

    News • November 21st, 2011

  • Hal Bruno Remembered Fondly at Service

    CHEVY CHASE, MD – Warm, gentle, friendly, a man of incredible integrity, devoted, passionate…These were just some of the words people used Friday to describe Hal Bruno, fire service legend, political journalist and advocate for survivors of fallen...

    News • November 12th, 2011

  • USFA Official: Fire Service Must Adapt to Change

    Ken Farmer, chief of the USFA's Prevention and Leadership Development Branch, spoke to attendees at the opening of the VCOS symposium Friday morning in Clearwater, Fla.

    News • November 11th, 2011

  • Specifying & Financing Fire Apparatus in Today’s Economy

    Firehouse Magazine asked a cross-section of apparatus manufacturers, large and small, about their recommendations and creative ideas on how to specify and finance apparatus in this challenging economic environment. An excerpt appears in the November issue...

    Article • November 4th, 2011

  • National Fire Official Continues Seat Belt Push

    Dr. Burt Clark is currently conducting research on the issue through Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

    News • November 1st, 2011

  • Manufacturers Roundtable

    It is no secret the economy is in deeply troubled times. Fire stations are closing. Firefighters are losing their jobs and taxpayers are having trouble paying their taxes. Yet, your department needs a replacement engine and the aerial is getting a...

    Article • October 31st, 2011

  • National Fire Academy Changing Grading System

    Officials are working on establishing a grading system that will likely include a letter grade similar to ones received at colleges and universities.

    News • October 20th, 2011

  • Thousands Honor Fallen Firefighters at Memorial

    About 5,000 gathered under a brilliant sky for the 30th annual memorial service.

    News • October 17th, 2011