New York Fire Department Chaplain Ann Kansfield rushed to the collapse scene Friday morning and found a shivering bride in her gown, unable to marry at city hall due the collapse; she married the pair on nearby steps.
Discarded smoking materials and mulch too close to the building are cited as the likely cause of the 2014 fire at the Flight 93 memorial in Pa.
Witnesses told first-arriving firefighters that someone was in the home; the victim was in the room of origin and likely dead before firefighters arrived.
First responders were able to free the unresponsive man by pushing his vehicle away from the wall.
There were 1,147 abandoned 911 calls in 2015 due to busy call takers; about half of those calls were bounced to other numbers while workers tried to call back the others.
The tree crashed into a couple's home, killing the wife and pinning the man for more than three hours until he could be freed.
Three people from the other cars were taken to a hospital with minor injuries; no firefighters were hurt
The Associated Press WESTERVILLE, Ohio — Study your surroundings. Find exits. Identify makeshift weapons. Americans are gleaning those tips and others as they pack classes on how to react to and survive a shooting. Such training is already common at schools, colleges and businesses, but sessions for the general public are the next step in confronting fears of mass violence that have been around ...
Officials said Akron Brass' presence as a premier manufacturer of firefighting equipment is an excellent strategic fit within their existing fire suppression platform
The collapsed red metal lattice landed across an intersection and stretched much of a block after the accident
HOUSTON — A Houston firefighter is recovering after suffering an electrical shock while battling an apartment fire. ABC13.com reported that the firefighter was inside an apartment where a heater caught fire. Fire officials said the firefighter was one of the first crew inside. He began tearing out sheetrock to get to the fire in the wall when he hit an electric line. The live wire energized metal ...
HALL COUNTY, Ga. — Three firefighters injured in July 2014 after their ladder truck collapsed no longer work for the fire department. 11Alive.com reported that the firefighters, T.J. Elliott, Will Griffin and Stephen Jackson, were hurt after falling 45 feet during a training exercise. After the crash, the county came under fire after officials uncovered the truck’s history of mechanical ...
They were reassigned to duties away from patient care and will undergo additional training while an investigation is conducted
New hires would be given a choice of opting for a 401(k)-style retirement plan rather than a plan with a guaranteed pension