Has your department ever received a FIRE ACT or SAFER program grant? Good. Now it’s time for you to please just take just one minute to keep that program alive for your and all applying departments. Please share this with your local/mutual aid FD’s, state, and regional fire organizations. IT’S A BIG DEAL because unless action is...Read More
All, This is a piece from the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation),,,, Much of the US relies heavily on non-career firefighters, but their ranks are dwindling. If the problem doesn’t abate, there’s a lot at stake. “…..We’ve always thought that everybody wanted to be a firefighter. We took it for granted…” Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell, United States...Read More
Much of the US relies heavily on non-career firefighters, but their ranks are dwindling. If the problem doesn’t abate, there’s a lot at stake. During Covid-19, I – like many others – found myself wondering what I could do to help. After passing by a local fire station many times, I checked out the department’s...Read More
By Matt Austin January 22, 2024 NBC Universal, Inc. Southington firefighters and their supporters pushed for changes they say will improve safety. They’re concerned that at times, the number of people going out on a truck for a call can be too low and potentially dangerous. On Monday, firefighters turned up the heat as contract...Read More
Story by Caleb Lunetta, The San Diego Union-Tribune One of San Diego’s oldest, and busiest, fire stations got a little bit more help this week after city officials announced an additional engine will be stationed at Fire Station No. 4 in East Village. Station No. 4, located on 8th Avenue and J Street, has only...Read More
November 11, 2023 08:16 PM By Giuseppe Ricapito The Marin Independent Journal FAIRFAX, Calif. — Fairfax has signaled its support for an increased funding plan that would augment staffing at the Ross Valley Fire Department. The Town Council was briefed at a meeting on Nov. 1. Council members said they would back a new funding...Read More
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