There is no better example of a society's failure to protect its members than a fire that could have been prevented. This tragic loss in Philadelphia is such an example. While the community attacks the fire department, so many other...Show More Summary
Thank you for your service. You’re fired: In a stunning display of callousness, the Defense Department has announced that thousands of soldiers — many serving as commanding officers in Afghanistan — will be notified in the coming weeks...Show More Summary
San Francisco's Fire Department is one of the few left in the United States that still uses wooden ladders. Each is made by hand at a dedicated workshop. Some have been in rotation for nearly a century. We'll get to the why and how, but hang on: Wouldn't a wooden ladder burn? Yes. They go up in flames. Read more...
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) will introduce legislation Tuesday that would require the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire employees who retaliate against whistleblowers, according to her office. The move comes as the Office of Special Counsel is investigating nearly 70 complaints of reprisals against VA workers, many of whom tried to report problems related to […]
The FDNY says it's at the scene of a possible transformer fire in midtown Manhattan. No injuries have been reported. The Fire Department responded around 9:30 a.m. Friday at Sixth Avenue near 45th... To view the full story, click the title link.
A Metrolink train struck a big rig in San Dimas late Wednesday but no injuries were reported, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
Police in western Tennessee searched on Wednesday for a suspect in a shooting at a National Guard armory outside Nashville that left one person wounded, according to the county sheriff's department and local media reports. The shooting occurred at about 5 p.m. Show More Summary
A fire near Smartsville, California that scorched nearly 50 acres on Tuesday is now 100 percent contained, although the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) called the conditions in the area over the last month the worst they have ever seen for this time of year. Show More Summary
He was rescued after he broke a sprinkler to alert the fire department
I’m pretty sure that every time I write a story about Tricky I preface it with something like “Tricky’s baaaaaack!!!!” or “don’t call it a comeback!” or something like that. But this new album, whoa. It’s Tricky’s 11th album and is named after the man himself: Adrian Thaws. Show More Summary
Pasqua lost his appeal for reinstatement to his fire department after the Village of Mamaroneck, New York, had banished him from the department
Nobody in the company, myself included, has had a minute of management training. We all come from small, struggling companies where management training and human resources departments are unheard of, where even something as basic as an employee manual is unusual.
Severe weather has produced flooding, wind damage and deaths in several parts of the United States. In Hornsby, Tennessee, the fire department is reporting people trapped in their homes by rising flood water. In Madison County, New York, the sheriff’s department is reporting four people killed as severe storms destroyed four homes. A spectacular lightning […]
Homeowners in the town of Vista, in the New York City suburbs panicked and ran out of the house after they smelled smoke. The response from the small Vista Fire Department was caught on a heatproof helmetcam (aka FireCam). It gets us so close we can almost touch the flames. Show More Summary
The video, filmed by Vista Fire Department at an undisclosed location in Westchester County, shows two laddermen combating 5-meter high flames surging from inside a wooden house.
About two dozen people were trapped in a ride at Magic Mountain and four others were injured, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
Responding to a called-in complaint, Albuquerque Fire Department inspector Darrick Pino said a group of Buddhist monks was found setting off illegal fireworks, including Roman candles and mortars.
Happy (belated) Independence Day. This weekend was America’s birthday. Contact the fire department for these 238 candles. Now, go to the store — any store — and you will see brands adorned with Old Glory everywhere. Up and down the shelves, the U.S. Show More Summary
Before the 1960s, the United States didn't have one universal phone number for Americans to call if they needed help from the police or fire department. Callers simply had to know the phone number for each department in the area they were currently in. Read more...
Emergency personnel are responding to reports of an unresponsive child found in a car at a home in Far East El Paso, according to the El Paso Fire Department. Click here to read the story.