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  • Liberty fire chief ‘ready to go’ November 26, 2021 7:38 am Tribune Chronicle - Ohio LIBERTY — Like “everything else,” the reality of firefighting and fire department management is changing, Liberty fire Chief Gus Birch said. Those changes signaled to Birch it is time to exit in December after a 41-year career in firefighting, providing …
  • This Week’s Ask The Mayor With Brian Lehrer: From Mandates To Election Results November 6, 2021 9:21 pm Gothamist - New York Brian Lehrer: It's the Brian Lehrer show on WNYC. Good morning, again, everyone. Now, it's time for our Friday Ask the Mayor call-in, my questions and yours for Mayor Bill de Blasio at 212-4-3-3-WNYC. Or, you can tweet a question, just use the …
  • Almaguin fire departments benefiting from Firefighters Without Borders program November 4, 2021 8:11 pm North Bay Nugget Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Author of the article: Rocco Frangione  •  Local Journalism Initiative Powassan Fire Chief Bill Cox with the 18 horsepower water pump the local department recently acquired through Firefighters Without Borders. The …
  • MFD responds to early morning house fire October 31, 2021 3:47 pm The Times Republican - Iowa The Marshalltown Fire Department responded to a house fire call at 12 N. 10th St. just after 4 a.m. on Sunday, and no one is believed to be injured as a result of the blaze. According to a release issued on Sunday morning, some people were still in the …
  • Tim Sendelbach officially sworn in as Loveland fire chief; ‘It took 35 years. I’m here.’ October 28, 2021 1:06 am Reporter Herald - Colorado Tim Sendelbach stood before a filled room at the Larimer Emergency Telephone Authority building in Johnstown early Wednesday afternoon as he took his next firefighting career step. Once his father, Ed Sendelbach, finished pinning the golden badge to his …
  • Chief presents detailed overview of city's firefighting operations October 15, 2021 3:42 am The Timmins Daily Press Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Author of the article: Thomas Perry Timmins Fire Chief Tom Laughren provided an in-depth look at the department during Tuesday's city council meeting. RICHA BHOSALE/The Daily Press SunMedia Article content …
  • BRIEF: First responders honored by county October 14, 2021 9:32 pm The Daily Gazette - New York Several county first responders were recognized by the county Legislature Tuesday evening.  “Firefighters and emergency responders are at the front lines when it comes to helping families during  some of their worst moments,” said Legislator Tom …
  • Prospective firefighters get look at what service is like October 9, 2021 9:28 pm Newsday As he took a break from working alongside other recruits during fire suppression drills on Saturday in Yaphank, John Kesler Jr., 18, said he hoped to follow in the footsteps of his father and grandfather, both of who were firefighters. "I think about …
  • One man dead after Marshalltown fire October 3, 2021 11:51 pm The Times Republican - Iowa A 71-year-old man was found dead at the site of a house fire in Marshalltown early Sunday morning. According to a press release issued by the Marshalltown Fire Department, the MFD, Marshalltown Police Department and UnityPoint EMS services responded to a …
  • Middletown South Fire chief inducted into state firefighters hall of fame October 1, 2021 4:41 pm The Middletown Press - Connecticut Trzaski was one of the 16 inductees from fire departments across Connecticut selected for this prestigious award, according to a press release. He is the first South Fire chief to receive this recognition. “I am extremely honored to receive this award, and …
  • Ptarmigan fire continues to burn but shows little if any growth October 1, 2021 2:58 am Denver Post - Colorado Firefighters battling the Ptarmigan Fire northeast of Silverthorne established fire containment lines on Thursday as evacuated residents were allowed back into their homes, fire officials said. Residents in the Hamilton Creek and upper Angler Mountain …
  • Ptarmigan Fire approaches 100 acres with more evacuations ordered September 29, 2021 4:28 pm The Aspen Times - Colorado It was another somber day in Summit County on Tuesday, Sept. 28, as community members watched the Ptarmigan Fire northeast of Silverthorne continued to cast a black plume of smoke over the area. Those evacuated from their homes gathered at Silverthorne …
  • Ptarmigan fire forces 200 homes to be evacuated in Silverthorne September 28, 2021 2:47 pm The Denver Post Online - Colorado A wildfire sparked above Silverthorne on Monday, prompting a scramble of firefighting, aerial attacks and evacuations. While the blaze immediately threatens no homes, evacuations were underway within an hour of the fire’s first reports. As of Tuesday …
  • Two fire boards approve annexation of far east county fire district with larger Con Fire September 21, 2021 5:39 am Antioch Herald - California Contra Costa Fire and East Contra Costa Fire Protection Districts to move forward with applications to Local Agency Formation Commission By Steve Hill, PIO, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District & Steve Aubert, Fire Marshal/PIO, East Contra …
  • Remembering 9/11 on its 20th anniversary September 14, 2021 10:22 pm Hometownsource.com - Minnesota Tragic event brought the country, Eden Prairie together On the 20th anniversary of one of the most significant national tragedies of the past century, the following Eden Prairie residents and city leaders reflect on what 9/11 meant to them then, and …
  • Fox Nation offering First Responders free subscription, new content honoring America's heroes September 13, 2021 5:15 pm Fox News Active First Responders can enjoy free access to Fox Nation content, including four new specials honoring the very work they do. Starting today, all active First Responders get to enjoy one free year of Fox Nation. The streaming service, a complement to …
  • Pulsara Selected as a JEMS 2021 Hot Product Winner at EMS Today September 13, 2021 4:00 pm EIN Presswire Pulsara’s powerful new functionality has received special recognition for its innovative and practical contributions to EMS and patient care. BOZEMAN, MONTANA, UNITED STATES, September 13, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Pulsara, the leading mobile …
  • Hotter temps today makes firefighting more difficult September 10, 2021 10:30 am KSDN - South Dakota Posted on September 10, 2021 by - Local News RAPID CITY, S.D.(KOTA)- Just as the summer is winding down, the heat is ramping up, with temperatures expected to approach triple digits in the Rapid City area through today. Tessa Jaeger, public information …
  • New Aerial Response Team in Oldham County will use drones to respond to emergencies September 7, 2021 11:18 am Courier-Journal - Kentucky Firefighters, police officers, search and rescue teams and other emergency responders in Oldham County will soon have assistance from eyes in the sky, with several newly acquired drones serving as the key piece of a local Aerial Response Team. The Oldham …
  • 'Somebody’s got to do it': Fire departments face staffing crisis September 2, 2021 11:19 am Cambridge News - Wisconsin JANESVILLE — “This is part of the state test. You don’t make this, you go home,” barked firefighting instructor Paul Yakowenko to a class of recruits from Blackhawk Technical College. Yakowenko was teaching a basic technique: passing through a 16-inch gap …