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When asked if the fire may have had a different outcome had there been a chief of operations on the scene Cannon stated, “We were warned to not go there. I’m going there. Yes.”
Santiago says a solution here could be a fire-based EMS service, and help take the stress off the system.
The department's proposed contract with Local 42 would end a practice that often excluded Black firefighters from choice assignments at busy stations.
The IAFF stands ready to deploy any and all services needed by our sisters and brothers in Los Angeles County.
Nearly half of Philadelphia's fire and police workers are unvaccinated despite being eligible to receive the shot for months, according to unions representing both groups.
Tim Edwards, president of Cal Fire Local 2881, said he's not ready just yet to throw his support behind the governor who, along with the Legislature, cut the pay of his roughly 6,000 members.
In a 34-page opinion, the 14th Court affirmed a lower court ruling won by Houston firefighters.
Natick firefighters are working with below minimum staffing leading to firefighters being pulled off fire engines to answer ambulance calls.
The city and its firefighters' union will meet with a mediator for a second time after they discussed their negotiations on Monday.
The Mission Fire Fighters Association issued a no-confidence vote against Fire Chief Gilbert Sanchez and Assistant Fire Chief Rene Alvarez.