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Fire & EMS Civil Disorder

DCFD FIREFIGHTERS INVOLVED IN ON CAMERA BRAWL

WASHINGTON – A man has been arrested after a video surfaced of a brawl in northwest DC involving several firefighters. D.C. Fire and EMS is investigating and has placed six members of its department on administrative leave. Charles Simpkins, II, 43, was arrested in connection with the incident, but no DC firefighters are facing criminal charges at this...
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GASTONIA, FIREFIGHTER STABBED BY 13 YEAR OLD FEMALE

Gastonia police say that a 13-year-old girl pulled out a knife and attacked a fireman late Tuesday night. GPD said that it happened around 9 p.m. Tuesday in a neighborhood east of Crowders Mountain State Park where a Gastonia Fire Department crew was. The crew told the cops that one of their firefighters had been...
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ACTIVE SHOOTER AT INDIANA HOUSE FIRE

On January 25, 2023 the Crawfordsville Fire Department (IN.) was called for a structure fire by CPD already on the scene. CPD stated shots had been fired in the residence. Arrived on scene with heavy smoke pushing out A Side front picture window of a single story ranch style residence. Police on scene as Chief...
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EMS: What if You Could Go to the Hospital…at Home?

EMS: What if You Could Go to the Hospital…at Home? As so much of our nation’s healthcare system is in trouble, the diverse failures continue to force fire based EMS to be the only reliable service most of the public has. But once fire-EMS has the patient-what do they do with them? In some areas, EMS wait...
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Save This Date NEXT WEEK: FDNY, PHILLY MULTI-FATALS & THE U.S. FIRE PROBLEM

SAVE THE DATE-TUESDAY OCTOBER 11, 2022 – 1300 Hours Est FROM US FIRE ADMINISTRATOR  Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell. On October 11, USFA, in partnership with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, will host the first U.S. Fire Administrator’s Summit on Fire Prevention and Control.  will include presentations from FDNY & Philadephia FD’s re their multi-fatal fires…and much more (see below)...
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Lauderhill (Florida) Fire Rescue Truck Shot Multiple Times While Responding To A Call

A Lauderhill (Broward County, FL near Fort Lauderdale) fire rescue has been left damaged after someone shot at it while crews responded to a call. A Firefighter Paramedic saw the gunman, and it turned into quite a scare for the first responders. On Friday, the crew of Rescue 30 of Lauderhill Fire Rescue’s fire truck was...
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