Quoting Rock Master Scott: "We don't need no water."
Small towns don’t have full town fire departments. They have volunteers who show up when there’s a fire and do their best to save their neighbor’s property. That system is at risk, according to Rep. Lou Barletta: Barletta thinks that current policy requires companies to provide insurance to volunteer firefighters. Show More Summary
Because the n-dimensional, urbane Democratic party geniuses that created this marvelous healthcare plan for us all have never actually grokked what ‘volunteer’ means in the first place. The International Association of Fire Chiefs has...Show More Summary
Xadrian McCracken may be the poster child of the dysfunction of Illinois government. Fired last year from a state job, McCracken took a senior position in July with the Illinois Department of Corrections, earning $110,000 a year. He secured the position advising on parole policy in spite of a criminal history with "at least" 24 criminal arrests. Show More Summary
THE FORMER FIRE CHIEF OF A North Carolina volunteer fire department surrendered to the Robeson County sheriff Tuesday
(Reuters) - Barrick Gold Corp, under fire for missteps in a tough market, started to address investor demands for a more independent board on Wednesday, by replacing two directors close to its departing founder with a pair of mining industry experts.
At approximately 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning, six-year veteran firefighter, Anthony V. Bruno of the Kansas City Fire Department was fatally shot by a city police officer. He was 26 years old. It was reported the police officer was responding to a disturbance involving the assault of a cab driver in the downtown area of the... Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fire Department of New York says there are "multiple injuries" in a Metro-North passenger train derailment, but the extent of the injuries is unclear.
NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick, wife DeLana and one-year-old son Keelan escaped their home in Oak Ridge, N.C., Wednesday morning after a fire broke out. Local fire departments were able to contain the blaze, which started in Harvick's basement,...Show More Summary
Today is the day when India's Mars Orbiter Mission will fire its rocket to depart Earth and begin its 300-day journey to Mars. The rocket burn begins on December 1 at 00:49 IST (today at 19:19 UT / 11:19 PT).
Three people are dead after an accident at the construction site of Corinithians Arena in Brazil, the São Paulo fire department confirmed Wednesday. According to Globo Esporte, a crane fell and collapsed part of the roof structure. Lancenet reports that the accident was caused by unstable soil after a rain storm. Show More Summary
A man was killed Tuesday morning when he was struck by a Metro train on the Red Line at the Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street station, causing significant delays for morning commuters, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.
A black firefighter who endured countless racial jokes and racist slurs over his nearly 30-year career with the Los Angeles Fire Department was awarded $1.1 million by a jury on Monday, the Los Angeles Times reports.
As we’ve looked into in the past, while there are many employers who might hold servers accountable for an unpaid bill (this side-eye glance is for you, dine-and-dashers) those that do are are often in violation of the Department of Labor’s rules regarding wage deductions. But that didn’t stop one Brooklyn waitress from getting the boot, she says, after … [More]
Nearly 800 firefighters and more than 50 fire engines battled a large late season wildfire that destroyed one structure and was threatening several others in Northern California on Saturday, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Dubbed the McCabe …
Posted on 11.21.2013 18:00 by Kirby Garlitos Everything is more grandiose in Dubai, so says people who have been in the Middle Eastern country. Apparently, even the cars of the local law enforcement and emergency agencies fit that bill. Show More Summary
Well that didn’t take long. Not more than a day after the “historic” settlement with JPMorgan was announced and the Department of Justice has found itself under heavy scrutiny for trying to “scam” the public and letting arch-criminals off the hook with a relatively small fine.
It looks bad, but business continues, and yes, they do have bananas. A Fire Department spokesperson says a blaze that broke out around 11:15 a.m. inside a merchant's area at the Hunts Point Terminal Market in the Bronx quickly turned into a four-alarm fire that drew 175 firefighters from 40 department units to the scene. Show More Summary
As someone who really liked The Hunger Games I was fully prepared for Catching Fire to be a disappointment. When a franchise loses a director in the manner in which Gary Ross departed between these films it’s usually not a very good sign. My concern... Read More
"Encryption is by no means a done deal," a tweet from the Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justice's office said. [ more › ]