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Police Body Cam Captures Rescue at Ohio House Fire

Shanafelt can be heard telling the dispatcher that she's trapped in the basement.

Columbus Pilot Program Determines First Responder or Social Worker Response for 911 Calls

Columbus will test a program to send either first responders or social workers and clinicians on certain 911 calls dealing with mental health and substance abuse.

Ohio Bill Limits Firefighters’ Use of Foam with ‘Forever Chemicals’

Ohio bill waits on floor vote to require fire departments to find an alternative to foam containing PFAS.

Cleveland Firefighters Rescue Child in House Fire

Cleveland firefighters make a rescue during an early Monday morning house fire.

USFA: Ohio On-Duty Death

Senior Firefighter Jeffrey Eugene Armes, while at the scene of a residential fire, collapsed.

Ohio Firefighter Dies after Collapsing on Fireground

Nelsonville Division of Fire, in Ohio, reports on the death of one if its firefighters during a structure fire.

Pedestrians Killed by Backing Tanker at Ohio Fire

Two struck by an engine/tanker as it was backing up.

Akron Firefighter Disciplined for Spraying Man Filming Crime Scene

The department is not sharing what the discipline was, but a spokesperson said they “didn’t come by it lightly.”

Ohio Township Officials Create New Fire Department

As times have changed and volunteers have become harder to find, trustees saw the need to transition to a true township fire department in order to better meet residents' needs.

Grant Helps Ohio Fire Department Purchase Battery Powered Extrication Tools

Grant from Firehouse Subs helps volunteer fire department purchase extrication tools.


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