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  • Responders Descend on Capitol Hill

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- EMS personnel from across the country are headed to the Hill today to ask for support on some very vital pieces of legislation.Last week the fire service met in D.C. for the annual CFSI event and now it's their counterparts' turn to...

    News • May 4th, 2010

  • SUV, Fire Truck Collide in Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS --  A woman and two firefighters were injured Monday in a wreck between a Beech Grove fire truck and an SUV. The crash happened just after 4 p.m. at the intersection of Troy and Perkins avenues. The fire truck, with its light...

    News • May 4th, 2010

  • Baby Tossed to Safety from N.C. Fire

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --  Three people, including a 4-month-old baby, were taken to a hospital Monday morning after a two-alarm fire broke out at an apartment on Nobles Avenue. The fire was reported about 9:30 a.m. at Boulevard Homes, which are...

    News • May 4th, 2010

  • Car Hits House in Texas, Kills Baby

    HOUSTON -- A baby was killed after a suspected drunken driver crashed into her southeast Houston home and hit her while she was sleeping, KPRC Local 2 reported. David Chacon

    News • May 4th, 2010

  • Fire Hits Fla. Newspaper's Pressroom

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. --  Workers at The Palm Beach Post had to be evacuated Monday afternoon because of a fire. Firefighters were called to a fire on the second floor of the newspaper's headquarters shortly before 1:30 p.m. The cause of...

    News • May 4th, 2010

  • Second Ga. Firefighter Gets Job Back

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. --  A hearing officer ruled Monday a second DeKalb County firefighter should be re-instated to his job, after being fired for his response in a fatal house fire in Dunwoody. The officer ordered that William Jeff Greene be...

    News • May 4th, 2010

  • Pa. FFs Rescue Dog from Septic Tank

    NOTTINGHAM TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Firefighters had to rescue a dog from a septic tank in Washington County on Monday. The incident happened in Nottingham Township. Casey, a bichon frisse, was riding on its owner lap on a...

    News • May 4th, 2010

  • Twin Babies Abandoned at Okla. FD

    SHAWNEE, Okla. -- A 911 phone call was made to Shawnee police early Saturday morning. The mother told dispatchers where to find her babies. Officers found the baby boy and girl in the back of a pickup truck with a note that said: "Take care...

    News • May 3rd, 2010

  • Swedish Students Learn Ropes in North America

     Just weeks before completing their final year of secondary school in Sweden, 27 students completed a 21-day journey across North America to learn from firefighters in Canada and the U.S.

    News • May 3rd, 2010

  • Ark. Firehouse Destroyed by Tornado

    A fire station in East End sustained heavy damage by a tornado on Friday night, according to KTHV-TV.As crews worked to clean up the aftermath this weekend, they assessed what was left of their firehouse."I hate to see it: your equipment and building...

    News • May 3rd, 2010

  • Ky. Firefighter Rescued During Training

    A veteran firefighter needed to be rescued during a swift water training exercise yesterday afternoon, according to WSAZ-TV. The incident occurred at the Yatesville Lake in Louisa, where the Northeastern Kentucky Fire School held the...

    News • May 3rd, 2010

  • Roof Collapses on Florida Firefighter

    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. -- A major fire in Orlando caused a roof to collapse and sent a firefighter to the hospital Monday morning. The female firefighter was hurt fighting the blaze at the Palms Club Apartments in Orlando on MetroWest...

    News • May 3rd, 2010

  • Ohio Firefighters Save Kids from Canal

    Two children were rescued Friday, April 30 after their wheelchairs rolled into a canal in western Ohio during a class field trip, according to the Piqua Daily Call. The children, a boy and a girl each about 11 years old, rolled off a bike path and down...

    News • May 2nd, 2010

  • Fire Breaks Out in N.H. Theater

    PETERBOROUGH, N.H. -- Multiple fire departments battled a four-alarm fire in Peterborough on Friday night. The fire was reported in the Peterborough Community Theatre Building at 6 School St. The building houses the...

    News • May 2nd, 2010

  • Two Michigan Firefighters Injured

    HIGHLAND PARK --  Two Highland Park firefighters were injured while responding to a call of a burning house. The Fire Department said that Jerome Brown and Christopher Tikkanen were rushed to Detroit Receiving. Brown, who suffered severe burns...

    News • May 1st, 2010