» 5 years since Ghost Ship warehouse fire kills 36 in California
03/12/21 03:00 from Daily Dispatch: National News
VIDEO: Dec. 2, 2021 marked the fifth anniversary of an Oakland tragedy. In 2016, a late night fire broke out at a warehouse. It happened during a dance party and killed 36 people. The master tenant, Derick Almena, was sentenced earlier t...

» American Cancer Society partners with IAFF to help firefighters battle cancer; North Carolina supports alliance
03/12/21 03:00 from Daily Dispatch: National News
A new partnership between the American Cancer Society and the International Association of Fire Fighters will work to improve policies and treatment for firefighters with cancer. The IAFF, or firefighter’s union, describes the new partne...

» 'Life-saving' tool helps Missouri firefighters revive smoke inhalation patients
03/12/21 03:00 from Daily Dispatch: National News
It's a tool that can be the difference between life and death on the scene of a fire. The Kansas City, Missouri, Fire Department is now making sure every crew has a special kit that can treat patients for smoke inhalation. A house fire o...

» Drew Barrymore Show swung by, interviewed New York fire department's first female firefighter
03/12/21 03:00 from Daily Dispatch: National News
Actress and talk show host Drew Barrymore welcomed the Long Beach Fire Department to the “Drew Barrymore Show” last month. Barrymore recognized the entire department, highlighting firefighter Catherine Lewis. Lewis, who is known as Cat t...

» Fire department in Maine purchases potentially life-saving training prop
03/12/21 03:00 from Daily Dispatch: National News
VIDEO: A long-awaited addition to the Hermon Fire Department has finally arrived. A new training prop is helping firefighters be better prepared to enter burning buildings. “We’ve been getting pictures of this as it’s been built over the...

» Flames rip through massive home in Illinois
02/12/21 03:00 from Daily Dispatch: National News
VIDEO: In the darkness that comes earlier these days, flames lit up the sky for miles long in north suburban Kildeer following a massive fire. According to fire officials, a multi-story home caught fire and is uninhabitable. Officials sa...

» Fire museum in Tennessee opens new exhibit honoring African American Firefighters
02/12/21 03:00 from Daily Dispatch: National News
PHOTOS/VIDEO: Twelve men made history in 1955 as the first African Americans firefighters in Memphis. They faced and pushed through poor living conditions and discrimination with being forced in segregated quarters at Fire Station 8 at M...

» San Francisco fire stations will light up again; holiday decoration contest returns
02/12/21 03:00 from Daily Dispatch: National News
San Francisco firehouses will light up again for the holidays, formally reviving a station decoration tradition that started in the 1940s, then was brought back last year to add some joy during bleak pandemic times. With less than two we...

» Connecticut Urges Other States to Adapt Rapid Opioid Overdose Surveillance
02/12/21 03:00 from Daily Dispatch: National News
Overdoses from synthetic opioids like fentanyl are steeply rising in Connecticut and across the country. The 12-month period ending in April 2021 was the deadliest year yet, with U.S. overdose deaths reaching a record high of over 100,00...

» Ohio air force base fire department completes 8,500 training sessions a year
02/12/21 03:00 from Daily Dispatch: National News
The 788th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department always aims for lofty milestones to make sure it is prepared to safeguard people and infrastructure in an emergency. “We conduct formal training three days a week, and informal training a...

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