Volunteer firefighter Kenneth Walker received a threatening, racist letter telling him to resign from New York’s North Tonawanda Fire Department on Monday night. Two days later, his home caught on fire. “We believe it was retaliation,” his wife, Amanda Walker, told Buffalo News. Show More Summary
PETA’s Compassionate Fire Department Award is on its way to the Fallowfield Township Volunteer Fire Company for its July 20 rescue of a dog named Blaze, who had fallen... The post Fallowfield Township Firefighters Receive PETA Award for Rescuing Dog Trapped in Mine Shaft appeared first on PETA.
On Monday, July 4th Agitator readers in the U.S. and we editors celebrate America’s 240th Independence Day. There will be fireworks, barbeques, volunteer fire department parades, the televised public broadcasting special from the National...Show More Summary
The former treasurer of the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department stole nearly $6 million from his fellow smoke-eaters, prosecutors allege.
Logan Township Volunteer Fire Department suspended four men and police have charged them with making the false alarms
The Woodburn Volunteer Fire Department, located about 15 miles east of Fort Wayne in Indiana, is offering a new amenity for mothers. It’s called the Safe Haven Baby Box, a padded, climate-controlled container for newborns. It’s connected to a security system, so the emergency personnel inside the...
A Compassionate Fire Department Award is on its way from PETA to the Bedford Township Fire Department after volunteer firefighters responded to a house fire in the 8200 block... The post Bedford Firefighters Receive PETA Award for Saving Dog From House Fire appeared first on PETA.
The Burlington Volunteer Fire Department was called to Prospect St for a lock out by the Burlington Police Department. Rescue 9 was responding before being cancelled at 14:10. All units clear
This photo of a breastfeeding firefighter posted by an Australian volunteer fire department is going viral right now (with just over 3,000 shares and 32,000 likes), because, duh. It's the most important and inspirational testament to...Show More Summary
Courtesy of PETA, a Compassionate Fire Department Award is on its way to Macopin Volunteer Fire Company No. 4, which came to the rescue of a 6-month-old German shepherd... The post Macopin Firefighters Receive PETA Award for Dramatic Rescue of Dog appeared first on PETA.
A firefighter in Arkansas responding to a medical emergency was fatally shot on Friday by the person he had intended to assist, authorities said. East Pulaski Volunteer Fire Department firefighter Ronald Adams, 29, had responded to a report that a man had suffered a seizure and collapsed in...
Lt. Ronald Jason Adams, 29, served in the Sherwood Fire Department and was working on behalf of the volunteer East Pulaski Fire Department as snow blanketed the area around 5 a.m.
A grand jury in North Texas indicted five volunteer firefighters, the department chief and assistant chief for allegedly sexually assaulting another firefighter with a chorizo sausage. Five Waxachachie volunteer fire fighters have been...Show More Summary
Volunteer fire departments christen vehicles with no-holds-barred water fights.
A Maine woman is driving through the golden years at full speed. At 87 years old, Edna Mitchell is thought to be the state’s oldest Emergency Medical Technician, volunteering for the Liberty Fire Department for the past 37 years, WCSH reported. Show More Summary
May 1942. Southington, Conn. "Thomas J. Murphy, chief of the fire department, and its only salaried member, chatting with one of the volunteers." Medium format negative by Fenno Jacobs for the Office of War Information. View full si...
You may want to break out the tissues.A volunteer Christian chaplain has been "fired" by the Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice because he refused to stop telling LGBT inmates that they were deviant hellbound sinners (the Bible's words, of course, since he would never say such an awful thing on his own).
The Defense Department said that armed individuals volunteering to guard recruiting stations in the wake of the shooting in Chattanooga, Tenn., should leave their posts after a volunteer accidentally fired a weapon in Ohio.
A Texas fire department terminated a volunteer firefighter after he wrote a Facebook post praising Dylann Roof, the suspect in a mass shooting at a historically black church in Charleston that left nine people dead.
A volunteer Texas firefighter was terminated for posting on social media that alleged Charleston shooter Dylann Roof “needs to be praised for the good deed he has done.” The comment by Mabank Fire Department volunteer Kurtis Cook was posted to the Facebook page of a South Carolina...