What can firefighters post online? That's a burning question in Philadelphia after a fire department medic posted to social media a still shot from a rap video depicting two black men pointing guns at a white police officer.
Time is running out on a crowd-funding campaign launched two months ago to help cover the cost of a new paramedic ambulance just acquired by the Bodega Bay Fire Protection District and set to go into service in the next few days.
North Providence officials have deferred a decision on whether to suspend the fire chief's benefits allowing time for review of records. The chief is accused of collecting almost $180,000 in pension and health-care benefits he wasn't entitled to receive.
A task force formed after a deadly fire in Portland that claimed six people, is expected to recommend the creation of a new city department with a staff to oversee safety in the city's thousands of rental units.
Charlotte announced it has hired a second consultant to review the fire department at a cost of just under $90,000. The city is investigating whether the department retaliated against a former employee for acting as a whistleblower.
Rincon Valley firefighters say they want out of a now three-year effort to share their administration with Windsor firefighters, a joint operation they contend lacks leadership and has been a demoralizing failure for their department.
Nearly a full decade after Peabody firefighter John Brophy fell asleep during a shift as a dispatcher, missing a 911 call about a 6-month-old baby who had stopped breathing, the man dubbed by some "the dozing dispatcher" was back in court Tuesday.
A former New Point volunteer firefighter is facing multiple felony theft charges amid allegations he stole fire department equipment, charged gas to the department's account and pilfered tools from various county residents.
As Lebanon faces possible repossession of one of its two ambulances, Frisbie Memorial Hospital and some neighboring towns are imposing a fee on Lebanon, for times when the rescue department is unable to respond in its own town.