Firehouse Exclusives

  • FDNY Deputy Chief Recalls Collapse of Tower, Survival

    Jay Jonas talks about the day and how the FDNY has changed.

    News • September 6th, 2011

  • Family Celebrates Life of 9/11 Firefighter With Documentary

    Thomas Foley's story is a reminder to live each day to the fullest.

    News • September 6th, 2011

  • Father Recalls Son, Fallen FDNY Firefighter

    Bob Carlo says he thinks about his son every day. 

    News • September 5th, 2011

  • Changes Announced for FY2011 Grants

    Officials with fire and non-affiliated EMS agencies should be working on their AFG applications as the period has been extended through 5 p.m. on Sept. 9.

    News • August 18th, 2011

  • Responders Not Invited to Memorial on 9/11

    Firefighters and other responders will be on the outside looking in when a ceremony is held marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks next month.

    News • August 15th, 2011

  • Aussie Firefighters Paddle to World Fire & Police Games

    EMMITSBURG, MD -- Two Australian firefighters are doing something a bit different to honor the fallen heroes who raced into the World Trade Center on Sept. 11 -- they're paddling.Earlier this week, Shane Austin and Ben Chalmers got underway on their...

    News • August 5th, 2011

  • Texas Firefighter Recalls Mistakes in Close Call

    Fort Worth Fire Capt. Larry Manasco is quick to take responsibility for the mistakes he made during a call early last year in which he and six of his colleagues became trapped.

    News • July 29th, 2011

  • FDNY Health Program Finds Evidence of Illness

    Despite a new federal review that supports keeping cancer off the official list of 9/11-related health problems, the door remains open for it and other illnesses to be added.

    News • July 28th, 2011

  • Risk Assessment App for Depts. Being Developed

    The new tool would allow officials to evaluate risks as well as resource capabilities.

    News • July 28th, 2011

  • Piece of WTC Steel Arrives at Firehouse Expo

    A flatbed truck carrying a piece of steel from the World Trade Center pulled up in front of the convention center in Baltimore just before closing of the Firehouse Expo 2011.

    News • July 23rd, 2011

  • Fire Chiefs Discuss Good, Bad and Ugly at Expo

    The fire service is feeling the effects of a poor economy and chief officers everywhere have to make some adjustments – but it’s not all doom and gloom, a panel of four prominent chiefs told a classroom of eager students at Firehouse Expo.

    News • July 22nd, 2011

  • Trust Built S.C. Dept's Fire Prevention Program

    Burton, S.C. Firefighter/Paramedic Daniel Byrne was approached by his fire chief a few years ago to start a fire prevention program and while he welcomed the challenge, there were many obstacles that stood in his way.Coverage of Firehouse Expo 2011"We...

    News • July 22nd, 2011

  • Expo Opening Honors Military, Remembers 9/11

    The opening ceremonies of Firehouse Expo 2011 were dedicated to the lives lost ten years ago on 9/11, but also paid tribute to military personnel who have made equal sacrifices.

    News • July 22nd, 2011

  • Electric Car Safety Tips Shared at Firehouse Expo

    Not all the training at Firehouse Expo in Baltimore was in the conference room. In fact, there was plenty of learning happening on the exhibit floor as well. One of the classes on the trade show floor was about electric plug-in cars and hazards they...

    News • July 22nd, 2011

  • Handling of Deaths Involving Kids Has Impact

    BALTIMORE, MD -- The most valuable piece of equipment in the back of an ambulance won't be recalled and doesn't have an expiration date.It's the hand of a provider.Coverage of Firehouse Expo 2011While there are protocols for treating patients having heart...

    News • July 22nd, 2011