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USFA: Ohio On-Duty Death

After returning from a mutual aid boat fire, Chief Douglas Dugan became short of breath and collapsed.

10 Hurt in Crash with FDNY Ladder Truck

Ten people, including two firefighters, were treated at the scene or transported to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

Safety Stand Down 2021: Rebuild Rehab

This year’s Safety Stand Down will take place June 20-26 and call attention to the need for physical and psychological rehab.

LODD Anniversary: Nine Firefighters Die in South Carolina Commercial Structure Fire

On June 18, 2007, nine career fire fighters died when they became disoriented and ran out of air in rapidly deteriorating conditions inside a burning commercial furniture showroom and warehouse facility.

Montana Firefighting Aircraft Grounded after Helicopter Crash

The helicopter that crashed was one of two the agency deployed to help fight the fire near Townsend, which has burned 7 square miles and destroyed a house, a cabin and 6 outbuildings.

Lessons from a Fire Station Shooting

When it comes to security at the firehouse, how much is too much? How much is too little?

USFA: California On-Duty Death

After extinguishment of the fire, Yock arrived home. Shortly thereafter, he suffered an apparent cardiac arrest and passed away.

Physical Training with West Pierce Fire & Rescue

Here is a look into what to expect in terms of physical training before, during and after recruit academy.

San Francisco Firefighter Dies after Fighting Parking Garage Fire

Longtime firefighter Christopher Yock, 58, died after responding to a fire involving six cars at an airport parking garage.

Maine Firefighter Struck by Pickup at Tractor-Trailer Fire

A Washington County firefighter who was handling traffic control by the site of a tractor-trailer fire last Tuesday was hit by a pickup truck passing through the scene.


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