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Orange County FL Fire-Rescue

FL Battalion Chief Opposed to Vaccine Mandate Loses Job

Battalion Chief Stephen Davis, a 14-year veteran of fire/rescue, “was terminated on the grounds of failure to follow a direct order,” OCFR spokesperson Lisa McDonald said.
Fire Department of New York (FDNY)

FDNY Announces First-Ever Anti-Nepotism Rules

New York City's Fire Department has released its first-ever anti-nepotism policy, prompting eye rolls from critics who say “FDNY family” is more than just a feelgood catch phrase.
Golder Ranch AZ Fire District

Rise in Rattlesnake Calls Keeps AZ Crews Busy

The Golder Ranch Fire District has responded to 501 snake removal calls in the past 30 days.

Two-Year-Old Hospitalized in IN After Shooting Self with Gun; Father Arrested

The two-year-old suffered a gunshot wound in his leg.
Portland fire engine at December 2020 fire

Report: OR Firefighters Swamped with Senior Home Calls

Senior care home operators all over Oregon are increasingly calling on emergency responders to handle routine tasks.
Dallas Fire Rescue

Dallas Apartment Blast Injures Multiple People; Three Firefighters Critical

An explosion tore apart an apartment building in Dallas on Wednesday morning, injuring at least seven people.

EMS Vehicle Taken for Joyride on NJ Boardwalk, Police Say

Patrick Ford, 31, of Clementon, was arrested Tuesday and charged with theft and two counts of criminal mischief.
Palm Harbor Fire Rescue rig struck

Firefighter Struck at FL Crash Scene; One Dead

A pickup truck driver ran into a firefighter while she was responding to a crash on U.S. 19, killing the driver and critically injuring the firefighter.
Alameda County firefighters rescue groom, groomsmen trapped in elevator

CA Firefighters Rescue Groom, Seven Groomsmen Trapped in Elevator

The Alameda County Fire Department rescued a groom and his seven groomsmen from a jammed elevator in an Emeryville hotel.
Port Orange FL Fire Rescue

Port Orange (FL) Fire Chief Says Ambulance Times Are ‘Satisfactory,’ for Now

Months after a verbal altercation with Volusia County officials over ambulance service led to the firing of then-fire chief Ken Fustin, his replacement says ambulance service in the city is "satisfactory" for now.