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Attacking Firehouse Porn Culture Brings More Arrests

That led to a situation where a young couple set up housekeeping in a bunkroom and literally lived there

Looking Back

A Crash Truck equipped with 600 pound HIGH PRESSURE FOG

2nd Officer Wounded

That adrenaline rush is something, isn't it? Thirty-nine shots were fired Tuesday night during an Englewood gunbattle with an Indiana fugitive that injured a Chicago Police captain and a detective and left one man dead, Supt. Garry McCarthy said.[...]Show More Summary

CTA Shooting

Sounds like a head case: A man who opened fire on a CTA Blue Line train with “an assault weapon-type rifle” Thursday morning was taken into custody, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said.While no one was hurt in the shooting, passengers...Show More Summary

Karen Lewis Seriously Sick

This doesn't sound good at all: Chicago Teachers Union officials revealed on Thursday that CTU president Karen Lewis has a “serious illness,” underwent surgery Wednesday and is “alert and comfortable.”But for the fourth straight day,...Show More Summary

Scanner Audio of Shooting

One of a couple copies out there by the scanner community:Very intense very fast. The dispatcher deserves a lot of recognition for a job well done.

Even Fire Chiefs Do It …

A New Jersey fire chief was arrested and charged with stealing closed to $15,000 from his own fire department.

Drones, Research, development, the Dysfunctional FAA and Over-Zealous Politicians

Los Angeles, CA—An undetermined but huge numbers of little camera drones are in civilian hands all over the world. They are safe, somewhat simple to operate and the cameras are capturing stunning images. We can easily guess that the number of multi-rotor drones in the USA currently far exceeds that of conventional helicopters. Show More Summary

And Another Treasurer Goes Dipping

THE TREASURER OF A CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, volunteer fire department was charged yesterday with stealing $300,000 from the department's accounts.

Morning Lineup – October 9

As we do every year, we will be live-streaming this weekend's National Fallen Firefighers Foundation Memorial Services from the grounds of the National Fire Academy honoring last year's Fallen Firefighters.

Illinois FOP Endorses Quinn?

Quinn released how many hundreds of violent Illinois offenders, endangering the lives of citizens and the police, but the Illinois FOP think he's a better deal than Rauner? Governor Pat Quinn today was endorsed by the state’s largest...Show More Summary

Slow Learner

For being so politically "astute," the 9.5-fingered-ass sure is tone deaf about the Great Chicago Fizzle : Mayor Rahm Emanuel indicated Wednesday he’s ready to double down on the Great Chicago Fire festival despite a first edition that...Show More Summary

Horse is Out - Close the Door!

The infected person died late yesterday, but this hit the news just prior to death : The Dallas County prosecutor is considering whether to file criminal charges against Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who traveled from Monrovia...Show More Summary

Another Treasurer Caught Dipping

Snow is accused of stealing nearly $50,000 from the VFD and another organization known as the Firemen's Benevolent Association

San Antonio Ambulance Patient Problems

A SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, MAN WAS ARRESTED Monday after he physically assaulted the paramedic who was treating him

LODD in Connecticut

A 2-ALARM FIRE IN HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT, Tuesday night has taken the life of a firefighter and injured three others, one seriously.

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