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Catering to millennials: Challenges in recruiting volunteers for fire and EMS

Fire, EMS responders share lessons from Ferguson
Trying to protect civilians and ourselves is a difficult proposition, as those on the ground in Ferguson will attest.

Maine voters: 'No' to $10K ladder truck repairs
The money would have paid for repairing the turntable gears on the 30-year-old truck

How one software suite can help manage emergency incidents

Firefighters honor 16-year-old for save at house fire
Ricardo Martinez risked his life to rescue a 65-year-old man through a second-story window

How incident management software streamlined operations for a Md. PD

Ariz. firefighters make rescues in flash floods

How your smartphone can be used as an incident command center

Man with gunshot wound dropped off at firehouse
Firefighters treated the man and called an ambulance; the wound is not life-threatening

Firefighters rescue woman after jumping off bridge
The woman was going beneath the surface and said she couldn't swim; she was taken to a hospital for evaluation

Weak safety culture cited in fatal Quebec train derailment, fire
The train's engineer and two other railroad employees are set to go on trial next month

Veteran Idaho firefighter injured in ceiling collapse
Capt. Tim Lauda hurt his knee when he stepped on a weak spot in the ceiling and fell through

Barred firefighter turns up in gear at fire, spurs investigation
Francis Kestner Jr. responded to a house fire despite being dismissed from the department 10 years ago due to arson convictions

Video: Pregnant firefighter with ALS takes ice bucket challenge
Amanda, 30, has the most aggressive form of ALS and is due to deliver a daughter in early November

How a new Fla. fire station will pay for itself

How a Fla. fire station cut costs using environmentally friendly material

10 NY firefighters injured battling apartment fire

Is your firefighting PPE certified, and what does that mean?
PPE certification is not a guarantee of protection, but it does let fire departments know which products have been test to the minimum performance standard.

5 ways officers can keep firefighters safer
While firefighters are responsible for their own safety, the company officer has a great deal of influence over their behaviors.

Former NY fire chief suffers injury in fall

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