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Sep 18, 2019 12:57 PM

FEMA Awards $1 Million Grant to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy

CHICAGO - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agenc...

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Sep 18, 2019 12:49 PM

Remembering paramedic educator, fitness advocate, Bryan Fass

EMS1 contributors acknowledge Bryan’s legacy and encourage all in EMS to continue his m...

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Sep 18, 2019 12:19 PM

Over 2K people participate in 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

The Seventh annual 9/11 Memorial Stair climb raised over $115,000, with all proceeds go...

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Sep 18, 2019 12:10 PM

San Diego approves mental health program for first responders

The program, named after CAL FIRE Capt. Ryan Mitchell, will connect first responders wi...

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Sep 18, 2019 11:38 AM

Conn. city's new 6-year contract increases firefighter wages by 11%

New Haven firefighters will first see a 1% increase retroactive in fiscal 2019 and 2% r...

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Sep 18, 2019 09:47 AM

Ill. Fire Pension Board votes to seize $2.3M owed by city

The East St. Louis Fire Pension Board voted unanimously to recover nearly $2.3 million ...

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Sep 18, 2019 08:22 AM

Philadelphia fire department reporting practices impacts response times

Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel's efforts to align how fire and EMS responses are measured...

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Sep 18, 2019 07:43 AM

Texas FF union: Beto's debate comment on shooting response unfair to first responders

O'Rourke's campaign said the candidate shared the story not to criticize the first resp...

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Sep 18, 2019 07:27 AM

Breaking the 'brass ceiling': Women face unique obstacles in the fire service

Study examines why there are so few women in positions of leadership in the fire servic...

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Sep 18, 2019 07:27 AM

UL FSRI conducts fire experiments in Ohio

Researchers are using vacant commercial structure to study fire behavior in effort to i...

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Sep 18, 2019 07:19 AM

Eyes in the sky: How firefighters can use drones during all-hazards incidents

Reviewing the sUAS tactical and strategic applications on at fire and emergency scenes

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Sep 18, 2019 01:07 AM

5 tips for preventing active shooter drills from going sideways

Just as critical as the actual real-time execution of the exercise is the planning of t...

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Sep 18, 2019 12:26 AM

Deputies shoo away mountain lion inside Calif. home

Video shows officers banging on walls until the cat jumps out of a second-story window

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Sep 17, 2019 11:57 PM

Fla. deputies find missing autistic 3-year-old in woods

The team used bloodhounds to safely recover the child in less than three hours

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Sep 17, 2019 11:25 PM

Federal lawsuit filed over 2017 St. Louis protest arrests

The suit was filed Tuesday against the city and 343 officers and officials

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Sep 17, 2019 10:45 PM

Texas officer who killed deputy brother to get mental help

Robert Lee pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity, was ordered to a mental health unit

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Sep 17, 2019 09:58 PM

Shots fired at courthouse in Ala.

Commission Chairman Tim Guffey says a man walked into the courthouse with a gun

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Sep 17, 2019 04:09 PM

Second-life fire trucks: Know the risks

Repurposing rigs for fire-service duty can be a great cost savings, but they require gr...

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Sep 17, 2019 03:31 PM

Are driverless fire truck in our future?

Couple the fast pace of technological developments with the hazards of driving a fire a...

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Sep 17, 2019 03:25 PM

Are American fire trucks too big?

Congestion and street width are just two of the factors that force us to consider the r...

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Sep 17, 2019 03:18 PM

How to safely operate firefighting tenders

These unwieldy beasts make up a large percentage of apparatus crashes; follow these sou...

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Sep 17, 2019 02:10 PM

Paramedic educator, fitness advocate Bryan Fass dies

Fass leaves a legacy of contributions to EMS health and fitness, safety and readiness

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Sep 17, 2019 11:46 AM

Dallas FF-paramedic starts coffee company

Fire Grounds Coffee donates a bag of coffee to first responders for every five bags sol...

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Sep 17, 2019 11:33 AM

20 Md. firefighters affected by scabies outbreak

The highly contagious condition causes severe itching and rash outbreaks due to mites b...

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Sep 17, 2019 11:26 AM

New algorithm to predict final fire size at ‘moment of ignition’ developed

Scientists used a new technique to predict if the size of the wildfire from the moment ...

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