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Firefighter shot while moving patient to ambulance
The Associated Press MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee firefighter suffered a graze wound after gunshots were fired at an ambulance. According to a city news release, the fire department's first responders were dispatched to help a patient who was having trouble breathing around 12:10 a.m. Monday. They were transferring the person to the ambulance when shots were fired in their direction. A firefighter ...
Fire chief accused of faking fire, EMS certs
A former assistant fire chief and others are accusing the department of issuing certifications for courses never attended; Indiana's DHS is investigating the claims.
Fire, emergency management boss among 4 shot dead in SC
Anna Moore supervised the department of fire safety, emergency management, the jail and public safety communications.
Neb. Supreme Court: Fire dept. not immune to suit
Legal counsel for firefighters said the case might make responders think twice about who is responsible on scene and might leave political subdivisions vulnerable
Firefighter seriously hurt after tree falls on him
Damien Pereira, 25, had surgery to repair broken vertebrae, and a second surgery is planned to address broken ribs and bruised internal organs
Teen firefighter wins national fire and rescue competition
The competition included a mock interview, a written test about fire and rescue and physical tests
Fire dept. goes undercover looking for illegal fireworks
Firefighters were dressed in normal clothing to identify people using and in possession of illegal fireworks; at least 20 citations were written
Mass. fire chief falls from deck at house fire
Firefighters battle 12-alarm fire at chemical plant
No injuries were reported and no workers were on site when the blaze started
FDNY 'unhappy' after racist son of former commish gets rehired
Firefighter suspended for flying Confederate flag at parade
This comes in the heat of a debate regarding the appropriateness of displaying the flag after nine people were killed at a historically black church
Phoenix firefighters pull man out of chimney
The man's friends locked him out of the house as a prank; it took firefighters 30 minutes to free him
Fiery crash kills medical copter pilot, injures 2 medics
Canadian fires blow smoke as far south as Tenn.
The smoke from dozens of fires burning in Saskatchewan travel high into the atmosphere, where the upper layers have strong winds that can carry the smoke great distances.
Mont. fire truck stolen
The 2002 Durango has full fire department decals and lightbar.
Fire department tip leads to $7K illegal fireworks bust
New Hampshire fire marshals office contacted a Massachusetts fire department about a cargo van packed with illegal fireworks.
Landfill fire burning since Nov. 2013
A new plan is crafted to finally douse the underground fire before it reaches toxic waste.
Arson investigators looking at 2 fraternity house fires
Investigators believe they may have found accelerants; the fires were reported 15 minutes apart.
Fatal fire on Japan's airtight bullet train exposes lapses
Fire caused by malicious intentions was not anticipated, and provisions to keep out hazardous materials were not in place.
Firefighters assist with 400-foot Ferris wheel rescues
Six elite rescue climbers with the fire rescue squad were dispatched but weren't needed for a climb.
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4550 Old Packhouse Road
Schnecksville, PA 18078
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