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LODD: Mont. fire chief dies after training
Chief Tom Martin, 65, died in his home after attending live fire training the night before
Firefighters’ union president demoted, suspended after disobeying orders
Chad Cunningham was demoted from lieutenant to firefighter after failing to oversee the actions of an aerial ladder
Rescue crew forms human chain to save man from ocean
More than 25 firefighters and lifeguards linked up to save Pete Peterson, who was more than a football field away from shore
Man steals fire truck, almost crashes into river
Police said Nathan Stottler stole the truck while firefighters were doing an inspection inside a business
Piglets served up as sausage to the firefighters who rescued them
Farm manager Rachel Rivers thanked the fire department for rescuing her 18 piglets and two sows from a barn fire with sausage from the same animals
NH fire chief says previous staffing plan may not be enough
The fire department has experienced decades of stagnant staffing, which officials say have caused longer emergency response times in Salem
Arrest warrant issued in death of Mich. fire chief
Brandon Clevenger is wanted for reckless driving causing death after data showed he was driving at speeds as high as 90 mph and using his phone
Orlando fire, police depts. ask city for new $1.9M dispatch system
The new system would allow the two agencies to share one dispatch system in order to receive information from both agencies at once
Memorial set for slain off-duty Oakland firefighter
Oliver Juinio was charged with murder and attempted murder in connection to the shooting
Pa. borough weighs tax credit for volunteer firefighters
Act 172 allows communities to offer volunteers breaks on earned income taxes and up to a 20 percent reimbursement for property taxes
Verizon developing FirstNet competitor
Verizon says the network gives officials "the opportunity to weigh all their options as they make their important communications network decisions"
Stay fit with these 4 tough fire station workouts
Part of a firefighter’s job is to stay strong, and these exercises will help you build muscle and endurance
How to maintain situational awareness and stay safe on the fireground
These tips will help you stay alert and alive in the heat of action
Review: The new G-Shock Mudmaster GG1000-1A5 passes the test
Review: The new G-Shock Mudmaster GG1000-1A5 passes the test
'Cracking the egg:' Road crash rescue involving an overturned vehicle
This involved technique, while rarely used, can enable rescuers to create enough space to extricate a victim safely
Advancing UAS technologies in all public safety disciplines
Responders can gain access to aerial views of the incident, as well as the ability to send real-time pictures and data to different locations
Ill. fire chief outlines improvements in response times
The change has resulted in dispatchers now calling for the closest fire truck to respond to an emergency medical call when no ambulance is available
San Francisco’s antique fire apparatus collection looking for new home
The collection of 32 antique firefighting vehicles includes a hose cart from 1850, a water tower from 1906 and a 1958 fire engine
Canadian first responders run half-marathon in uniform for PTSD awareness
Firefighter Jessica LaMer, paramedic Amy Benson and police officer Sylvie Boy wanted to symbolize “what those guys and gals have to carry every day”
Houston firefighters won't get November vote on pay as deadline passes
The clock ran out on the petitions citizens submitted backing the firefighters push for "parity" with police officers of corresponding rank

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