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FDNY Unveils EMS Week 2017 Poster


Poster featuring rescuers and injured construction worker will promote EMS at over 300 kiosks across the city.

Wildfire Forces Evacuations Near San Diego


Hundreds evacuated from fire in Jamul.

Gas Station Facade Falls on MI Firefighter

05/22/2017 IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. - Dramatic video shows the moment a gas station facade came falling on top of a firefighter in Iron Mountain, Michigan. It happened at about 3 p.m. Saturday at a Mobil gas station and Burger King on Stephenson Avenue, off US-2 in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Videos: Michigan Firefighter Caught in Collapse


Multiple videos of a commercial structure fire and collapse that trapped an Iron Mountain firefighter.

Firefighters, Police Officers Injured in Staten Island Apartment Fire


An unattended candle caused a five-alarm fire in Staten Island’s Oakwood neighborhood.

USFA: Florida On-Duty Death


Reedy Creek lieutenant found unconscious in pool after shift.

USFA: San Antonio On-Duty Death


San Antonio firefighter is killed in a shopping center fire while searching for possible occupants.

Memorial Park Opens at Site of Nightclub Fire Where 100 Died


A memorial park is due to open at the site of a 2003 nightclub fire in Rhode Island that killed 100 people.

Firefighter Killed, Two Hurt in San Antonio Fire

05/20/2017 One firefighter was killed and two others were injured Thursday night while fighting a massive fire at a San Antonio shopping center. San Antonio Fired Department Chief Charles Hood said firefighters entered the Ingram Park Mall to perform search and rescue because there was concern that people were still inside.

Volunteer Firefighter Killed Responding to Accident in Botetourt County (VA)

05/20/2017 A volunteer firefighter died Thursday while responding to a crash on Route 220 in Botetourt County, according to Virginia State Police. The Eagle Rock Fire Department responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 220 at Catawba Creek Road.

San Antonio Firefighter Killed in Fire


Six-year veteran killed while fighting a commercial structure fire.

“We’re hurting” San Antonio Firefighter Killed in Fire


One firefighter is killed and two other firefighters injured while battling a shopping center fire.

Video: Man Leads Police on Pursuit of Stolen Maryland Ambulance


Man continues to drive on rims of stolen ambulance after running over stop-sticks.

Amtrak Engineer Charged in Deadly 2015 Derailment


May 2015 derailment in Philadelphia killed eight passengers and injured about 200 others.

President Trump Appoints Past IAFC President as Administrator of United States Fire Administration


Chief Keith Bryant currently serves on the NFFF Advisory Committee.

Downed Power Line Causes St. Cloud (FL) Brush Fire

05/18/2017 A downed power line caused a 36-acre brush fire in St. Cloud shortly after 2 p.m. Thursday, according to the St. Cloud Police Department.

New Hampshire Firefighters Rescue Kayakers Stranded near Merrimack River Falls

05/18/2017 A group of kayakers found themselves in trouble on the Merrimack River Wednesday night and had to be rescued by firefighters.

Over 20 Injured as Car Strikes Pedestrians in Times Square


One dead and 22 hurt after car plowed into pedestrians on the sidewalk.

New Technology Helps Seattle Fire Responses


Low-acuity program combines tech with community paramedicine.

Colorado Department Employs Fog Nails for Structural Firefighting

05/18/2017 The Reporter Herald looked at how Loveland (CO) Fire Rescue Authority firefighters are employing fog nails--nozzles that can be drilled through a wall or roof and spray mist into a burning building--at recent structure fires in the region.


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