Today, in the Adding Insult to Injury Department: An off-duty firefighter who had volunteered to guard the body of a fallen comrade— one of four who died in a Houston fire last week— saw a computer bag, iPad mini, laptop, and tools worth $1,300 stolen from his car while...
THE NOW-FORMER TREASURER of the Hershey (Pennsylvania) Volunteer Fire Department was arrested today (Friday) and charged with stea[...]
Following an explosion at a West, Tex. fertilizer plant, country music icon WIllie Nelson is turning his annual birthday bash into a benefit for their volunteer fire department.
Early last night a fire started at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas (north of Waco, on Interstate 35), with a population of about 2800. With fire department volunteers working to put out the blaze, the fertilizer – amhydrous ammonia – exploded (reported at about 7:50 PM) with a force felt at least 50 miles [...]Show More Summary
A fireman dressed up as Santa and members of the Coles Volunteer Fire Department in Prince William County headed out to wave and provide some good cheer around Christmas time last year. The thing was, there was no parade. And members...Show More Summary
A dozen people have been wounded in a stabbing attack at Houston-area college campus, according to reports, while one suspect is now in custody. Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department spokesman Robert Rasa says 12 people were taken to hospitals...Show More Summary
(CYPRESS, Texas) — Officials say about a dozen people have been wounded in a stabbing attack at Houston-area college campus. Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department spokesman Robert Rasa says 12 people were taken to area hospitals after the Tuesday attack on the Lone Star community college system’s campus in Cypress. Show More Summary
I am the Safety Officer for a small town volunteer fire department. There is a complete and deliberate lack of communication from the chief, assistant chief, and training officers to the rest of the officers and department. I have members of the department asking me what the big secret is and all I can say is they know as much as I do. Show More Summary
Rent-A-Center Opens Store in Bellmead, Texas Company marks new store opening with $1,000 donation to Bellmead Volunteer Fire Department BELLMEAD, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rent-A-Center Manager Kristin Kubitza and her four-person sales...Show More Summary
Virginia fire chief, line of duty death Scott Morrison, Chief of the Knotts Island Volunteer Fire Department that serves areas in both North Carolina and Virginia died in the line of duty Sunday afternoon while working on a brush fire, collapsing into respiratory and cardiac arrest at the … Continue reading ? Wildfire Today - News and commentary about wildland fire
West Haven, CT – West Haven Fire Department Captain Frank Meyer, 39, and former volunteer firefighter Brett Bartolotta, 42, have been arrested by the Vermont State Police. They have been charged with aggravated sexual assault and slave trafficking, stemming from criminal allegations in Ludlow and Cavendish, Vermont. The two firemen are accused of keeping a [...]Show More Summary
FORTY YEARS AGO, ON FEBRUARY 23, 1973, three members of the Palatine, Illinois, Volunteer Fire Department lost their lives in a co[...]
A squirrel hunt game in upstate New York has drawn several complaints from local citizens. The event is being put on by volunteer Holley Fire Department and has been dubbed the “Hazzard County Squirrel Slam.” Yahoo News is reporting that the event is a sellout, despite animal rights groups openly protesting the event. The squirrel [...]Show More Summary
Firehouse Subs will open its eighth Charlotte-area restaurant Feb. 8, and will have a grand opening with the Steele Creek Volunteer Fire Department on Feb. 9, with free drinks from noon to 2 p.m. and the fire department showing off antique firefighting memorabilia and the new mural dedicated to them. Show More Summary
A Labrador/Rottweiler mix, clinging to the ice approximately 40 feet in the Raritan River in Bridgewater N.J. was rescued due to the heroic efforts of North Branch Volunteer Fire Department and the Green Knoll Fire Company. A report was called into the North Branch Volunteer Fire Department of a dog falling through the ice into the Raritan River and by [...]
THE FIRE CHIEF OF THE AuSable Forks (New York) Volunteer Fire Department was arrested Wednesday.
Brand New Rosenbauer/Mercedes THE EBERN, GERMANY, VOLUNTEER FIRE Department just received their new Rosenbauer fire engine a few d[...]
I was wondering if anyone would have suggestions on keeping up physically to stay in shape and be able to maintain strength? I am a very small framed girl(about 100 pounds) and I just made it onto a Volunteer Fire Department in a smaller area. Show More Summary
A FREEPORT, LONG ISLAND (New York) volunteer firefighter was charged with arson after he set a fire department untility truck on f[...]
If anyone has had a rough time in the Volunteer Fire Service it has been me. I've done everything in my short time being a fireman from starting off being completely ignored as a new, younger generation jr. fireman and no one would teach...Show More Summary