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  • Charlevoix hires McDonnell as new police chief February 3, 2023 10:49 pm Petoskey News-Review - Michigan CHARLEVOIX — Jill McDonnell was unanimously approved for the position of police chief by the Charlevoix City Council during a special meeting on Jan. 26.  McDonnell, 53, was chosen out of 20 initial applicants. Feb. 6 will be her first day on the job.   …
  • First responders prepare for bitter cold February 3, 2023 12:29 am News Center Maine Firefighters and EMTs in Maine anticipate utilizing additional crews to allow personnel to rotate and keep warm. MAINE, USA — When this weekend's cold blast hits Maine, it's likely many across the state will be hunkered down inside staying warm. …
  • With new location Hobby Badger Games gives locals a better place to play | Focus on West Sacramento February 1, 2023 9:26 pm Daily Democrat - California Finding a specialized tabletop game store in Yolo County featuring role-playing games such as Warhammer 40,000 or Dungeons & Dragons can be pretty challenging. While a sprawling metropolis like Sacramento will have its fair share of places, it can …
  • New South Whidbey fire chief outlines plans for district January 27, 2023 9:30 am South Whidbey Record - Washington State In the new year, South Whidbey Fire/EMS has big plans to increase fire safety in the community. Fire Chief Nicholas Walsh shared this news along with an overview of the fire department during a meeting of the Freeland Chamber of Commerce this week. …
  • Firefighters worry about chemicals in their gear, but alternatives could present problems too January 25, 2023 9:33 pm WUNC - North Carolina Firefighter Jason Burns appreciates the attention that firefighting foam has received recently because long term exposure to it has been linked to cancer. However, he says he’s rarely used firefighting foam in his nearly 20-year career. “I tend to focus on …
  • UPDATE: Historic building on Frisco’s Main Street escapes significant damage in Tuesday chimney fire January 24, 2023 9:02 pm Summit Daily News - Colorado Editor’s note: This story was updated with information from a resident and Summit Fire & EMS. As they do most mornings, Bob and Becky Foote lit logs in the fireplace of their home on Frisco’s Main Street on Tuesday, Jan. 24. Soon, their doorbell rang. …
  • How VFDs impacted north central West Virginia in … January 21, 2023 1:22 am WBOY-TV 12 - West Virginia CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) — Every day, firemen across West Virginia and across the country risk their lives to save others, and many do so on a volunteer basis. To put the impact of West Virginia’s fire departments in perspective, 12 News compiled stats for …
  • El Pomar Foundation approves grants for Summit County firefighting agencies January 20, 2023 11:54 pm Summit Daily News - Colorado The El Pomar Foundation has pledged $33,500 to organizations in the Colorado High Country this year — including two Summit County fire districts. The foundation’s trustees approved $7,500 for the Red, White and Blue Fire Protection and $5,000 for Summit …
  • Arab Emirates, 24th Intersec exhibition opened in Dubai January 18, 2023 5:16 am Emergency Live 24th Edition of World’s Leading Trade Fair for Safety, Security, and Fire protection Brings Together More Than 1,000 exhibitors from 55 countries. TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION AT THE SERVICE OF FIREFIGHTERS AND CIVIL PROTECTION OPERATORS: DISCOVER THE …
  • Fire during standoff with DC police displaces people, cats January 17, 2023 9:48 am WTOP FM - Washington D.C. Five people and six cats are out of their homes due to a fire that started during a standoff with D.C. police on Monday. Five people and six cats are out of their homes due to a fire that started during a standoff with D.C. police on Monday. It happened on …
  • After 20 years, the first female career firefighter is pursuing a new passion January 15, 2023 7:35 pm WZZM 13 - Michigan After more than 20 years, Dawn Hinz is changing careers in pursuit of a different passion. SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. — After more than 20 years, Dawn Hinz, the first career female firefighter in Van Buren County, is hanging up her helmet in pursuit of a different …
  • South Haven's first female firefighter retires January 11, 2023 4:42 pm CBS 62 Detroit - Michigan By Sara Powers January 11, 2023 / 11:16 AM / CBS Detroit SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) - The first female firefighter in South Haven has retired after 14 years with the South Haven Area Emergency Services (SHAES). Dawn Hinz served as a …
  • EMS unions file lawsuit after EEOC reports pay gap between FDNY EMS providers, firefighters January 9, 2023 6:14 pm EMS - News By Thomas Tracy New York Daily News NEW YORK — The federal government wants the city to resolve the massive salary gaps between its firefighters, emergency medical technicians and paramedics — a bombshell determination that has become the backbone of a new …
  • Read With Us: CITY LIFE – a book by Michael Morse – Chapter 15 January 9, 2023 10:24 am RI News Today - Rhode Island by Michael Morse, contributing writer Chapter 15 November What Took So Long A man in Cranston dies while waiting for help to arrive. His widow grieves. As days progress the questions start: Why did it take so long for help to arrive? Where were they? Could …
  • Holcomb touts education, public health investments in 2023 agenda January 5, 2023 2:58 am WISH 8 - Indiana INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Gov. Eric Holcomb on Wednesday said the budget he will push this year means major improvements in vital public services.The two-year budget he unveiled at a Warren Township school Wednesday afternoon will be his last before he leaves …
  • Resident, firefighter injured in Northeast DC blaze January 4, 2023 8:36 pm WTOP FM - Washington D.C. A resident and firefighter are injured after a fire gutted a Northeast D.C. home on Wednesday afternoon. Firefighters work to knock down hot spots in a Northeast D.C. home on Wednesday, Jan. 4. (WTOP/John Domen) A resident and firefighter are injured …
  • Year in Review: Corsicana Daily Sun’s Top 10 Stories of 2022 December 31, 2022 1:56 pm Corsicana Daily Sun - Texas Editor’s Note: We took a look at the stories that made the news in 2022 and narrowed down our picks for the Top 10 to include stories that captured the most attention or affected the most readers throughout the year. We invite you to follow along with the …
  • Family calls for change as Henderson firefighter who died by suicide memorialized December 30, 2022 4:18 am Las Vegas Review Journal - Nevada Clete Dadian was a man who had a lot to live for. He was a longtime firefighter, a husband, a father, a beloved son and a friend to many. But life as a firefighter has a dark side, with near constant exposure to the kinds of trauma that most people likely …
  • Madera County residents desperate for alternatives as hospital closes December 30, 2022 2:24 am ABC 30 - California Madera County leaders say people will die because Madera Community Hospital is closing, but they're putting stopgaps in place to make the best out of a bad situation. The timeline for closing the hospital has accelerated since Action News first …
  • KGUN9 reporter Andrew Christiansen spends Christmas Eve with TFD December 25, 2022 12:25 pm KGUN9 - Arizona TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — As I walked into the station, I had barely shook hands with one of the firefighters at the Tucson Fire Department’s Fire House 4 when they immediately got a call. I quickly got into the firetruck with them, an exciting experience I …