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Volunteer fire chief in Md. allegedly fled police while driving a marked department truck

Police tried to pull over Matthew Reginald Fowler after a report of a domestic dispute in Waldorf.

SALENA ZITO: All news is local. There rarely is a proper obituary for old newspapers, nothing to ch…

SALENA ZITO: All news is local. There rarely is a proper obituary for old newspapers, nothing to chronicle how they were there when the school board was caught in a corruption sting, or how the local volunteer fire department saved the elderly couple on River Road. No one to praise when reporters held the town […]

Arkansas Firefighter: Have Snipers Shoot Protesting Players

An Arkansas volunteer firefighter, John Marotti was fired from the Earle Fire Department for calling for the assassination of NFL players as well as anyone who supports them for protesting during the National Anthem on Facebook. Marotti's...Show More Summary

Fire chief fired for using racial slur toward Mike Tomlin

Well, the President got his wish. Someone has been fired over national anthem protests. Only it was the fire chief of a Pittsburgh-area volunteer fire department, who posted a racist message about Steelers coach Mike Tomlin on Facebook. According to the Associated Press, Paul Smith of the Muse fire company in Cecil Township, Pennsylvania, referred to [more]

Fire Chief Fired After Calling Steelers Head Coach 'A No-Good Ngger'

A volunteer Fire Chief from the Muse Fire Department in Cecil Township has been fired by the board of supervisors for sending out a racist tweet against Pittsburgh Steelers football coach Mike Tomlin, after their team stayed off theShow More Summary

Orthodox Jewish firemen fight ban for refusing to shave beard

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Two suspended Long Island volunteer firefighters are sueing after benched over their Fire Department's facial hair policy.

Dramatic nighttime rescues in flooded Houston suburbs as Harvey rolls on

CYPRESS, Texas (Reuters) - The mayday call went out near midnight to all members of the Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department organizing rescue operations in the outskirts of Houston. There was a new emergency: Four of their own in peri...

How a Hawk and Its Serpentine Meal Sparked a Montana Wildfire

A swiftly moving wildfire near Black Eagle, Montana, consumed about 40 acres of grass before members of the Black Eagle Volunteer Fire Department managed to extinguish the flames. No one was hurt, but one of the firefighters did happen...Show More Summary

Hurricane Harvey : Texas cities start assessing damage

HOUSTON — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey (all times local): 1:30 a.m. Emergency personnel in Aransas County, Texas, are assessing damage reports from Hurricane Harvey as they are able. Rockport Volunteer Fire Department spokeswoman Gillian Cox tells the Corpus Christi Caller-Times that the roof of Rockport’s high school has partially caved in. But Cox says […]

Bizarre sulfur fire footage will leave you in awe

5 months agoNews : The Newsroom

The Worland Volunteer Fire Department in Wyoming was recently called upon to extinguish an unusual fire — and the footage they captured is stunning. Firefighters determined the otherworldly blaze was the result of a sulfur mound that had been ignited. Show More Summary

Firefighter living his ‘childhood dream’ becomes chief in Prince George’s

Benjamin Barksdale to lead nation’s largest combination volunteer/career fire department

Ray McGrath, SFFD captain and longtime volunteer, dies

Ray McGrath, a retired San Francisco Fire Department captain who stayed on as a toy drive volunteer and morale booster, sometimes walking from station to station throughout the city, has died at 95. Among the duties he adopted was as...Show More Summary

Popular Questions You’ll be Asked When You Say You’re Hiking the PCT

When we made the decision to hike the Pacific Crest Trail, it was nearly two years ago as we were living out of a hammock in the Prescott National Forest, working for a volunteer fire department doing fuels reduction. We spent most of...Show More Summary

Compassionate Fire Department Award to Abingdon Volunteer Fire & Rescue

The post Compassionate Fire Department Award to Abingdon Volunteer Fire & Rescue appeared first on PETA.

Firefighters say 19 dead in fire at Guatemala orphanage

The spokesman for Guatemala's volunteer fire departments said at least 19 people have been found dead at the scene of a fire in a troubled orphanage near Guatemala City. Spokesman Mario Cruz told the Emisoras Unidas radio station that firefighters were still extinguishing parts of Wednesday's blaze....

Ex-firemen treasurer embezzled $5.7M to spend on antiques

9 months agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

The former treasurer of the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department was such a smoke-eater buff that he spent $9,000 to buy himself a 1931 American LaFrance antique fire engine. Problem is — the money wasn’t his. Michael Klein pleaded guilty in White Plains federal court Tuesday for stealing more than $5.7 million from his fire department...

Salmonella outbreak traced to fish fry likely winding down

More than 50 people have been sickened in a Salmonella outbreak in Tennessee apparently stemming from a volunteer fire department fish fry fund raiser earlier this month. Multiple media in and around Lacassas, TN, are reporting that a Sept. 10 fish fry at the Lascassas Fire Department has been identified as the likely outbreak event,... Continue Reading

Firefighter Loses Home To Fire Days After He Receives Racist Threat

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

Fallowfield Township Firefighters Receive PETA Award for Rescuing Dog Trapped in Mine Shaft

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.

Fundraising Fireworks

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

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