Firehouse Exclusives

  • Sex Hormones Examined as Future EMS Tool

    DALLAS, TEXAS -- EMS Expo and Firehouse Central opened Wednesday with some surprising information about the effects of estrogen on cardiac arrest patients and victims of traumatic head injuries.

    News • September 30th, 2010

  • Aussie Run Honors 9/11 Bravest

    Tour of Duty participants visited the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial.

    Article • September 7th, 2010

  • Fire Truck Protecting Rhode Island Crews Hit by Alleged Drunken Driver

    An alleged drunken driver ran into a Pawtucket fire truck that was blocking traffic at the scene of a single-car crash early this morning.

    Article • August 23rd, 2010

  • Rhode Island Fire Truck Falls in Trench

    Pawtucket firefighters found themselves stuck yesterday morning after their fire truck partially fell into a hole.

    Article • August 23rd, 2010

  • Mich. FF Critical After Fall Through Floor

    A Flint firefighter who recently returned to work after being laid off is in critical condition after falling through the floor of a burning home early this morning.

    Article • August 16th, 2010

  • Ontario Firefighter Rescues Woman From Electrically Charged Vehicle

    A Fort Erie firefighter pulled a woman from a burning SUV that was electrically charged.

    Article • August 16th, 2010

  • Wash. Ambulance Burns Inside Station

    Firefighters from Pacific County Fire District No. 1 didn't have to go far to respond to a blaze after one of their ambulances caught fire inside their station over the weekend.

    Article • August 16th, 2010

  • National Wireless Network for Public Safety Inching Closer to Reality

    There is little debate that public safety personnel need their own nationwide, interoperable wireless network in order to communicate seamlessly and without competition from the private sector. There has been debate, however, over how to achieve such a...

    Article • August 13th, 2010

  • Changes Part of Healing in Charleston

    Things are changing at the Charleston Fire Department, and there are no signs of the process slowing down.

    Article • July 28th, 2010

  • Experts Share 10 Ways to Stay 'Safe'

    Bill Tricarico and David Denniston don’t like it, but aren’t surprised, when they get calls from fire departments saying, “We’ve got a little problem,” or “You’re not going to believe this one.”

    Article • July 26th, 2010

  • NFFF to Turn Focus on Mental Health

    The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation announced Friday more resources on mental health will be available for personnel.

    Article • July 26th, 2010

  • Issue of 'Firefighters Charged With Manslaughter' Discussed at Expo

    Responders at all levels have been charged, and in some cases convicted, of manslaughter despite their overall mission to help – not harm – others.

    Article • July 24th, 2010

  • Thorny Issues Examined in Law Update

    Although the biggest legal stir of the last year was the 2009 Ricci v. DeStefano case regarding promotional testing, there have been plenty of additional issues in the courts that impact the fire service, attendees heard at Firehouse Expo 2010.

    Article • July 23rd, 2010

  • Rail Disasters a Matter of ‘When, Not If’

    Every 90 minutes a train derails, and when something goes wrong, the potential for catastrophic damage and casualty is huge.

    News • July 23rd, 2010

  • Apparatus Learn to ‘Talk’ Via Web

    On modern fire apparatus and emergency vehicles is a storehouse of information that can help mechanics determine when it’s time for preventative maintenance, and tell a chief officer that someone violated department policies by driving too fast or...

    News • July 23rd, 2010