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Mar 7 2018

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A new headstone reflects the sacrifice of a St. Paul firefighter who died in the line of duty in 1945.

FL Girl Spends Piggy Bank Money on First Responders

Five-year-old Hannah Rodgers used her savings on coffee and doughnuts for first responders.

‘Backdraft’ Writer, FFs Remember Inspiring Investigator

The writer of the film ‘Backdraft’ was among those to share memories of investigator Don Rimgale.

WA Dept. Names First Female Assistant Chief

The Spokane Fire Department has named Trisha Wolford the first female assistant chief in its history.

Third of WA Fire Department Resigns after Chief’s Ouster

One-third of Onalaska’s firefighters resigned to support their chief after a surprise ouster.

RI Dept. Brings On 83 New Firefighters after ‘Big Exodus’

The Providence Fire Department is bringing on 83 new firefighters just when it needs them most.

OK Toddler Badly Burned in House Fire Meets His Heroes

A toddler badly burned in a fire a year ago got to meet the Tulsa firefighters who helped save him.

NY Firefighters Called to Crash Find Billy Crystal Movie

First responders called to a crash scene Monday in Long Beach wound up crashing a Billy Crystal movie set.

CA Firefighter’s Heroic Stand During North Bay Fires

Rincon Valley firefighter Sid Andreis valiantly defended his hometown of Larkfield early on Oct. 9.

FL Firefighters Share Stories, Outline Typical Day

Destin firefighters open up about a typical day for them and share a story about a humorous call.

MA Firefighters Help Families In Need On Thanksgiving

For three years, Marlboro firefighters have delivered Thanksgiving dinners to struggling families.

Ex-Atlanta Chief Claims Religious Discrimination

Atlanta’s former fire chief says he was wrongfully terminated for his faith after penning a book some saw as anti-gay.

TN Firefighters Recall ‘Moment of Awe’ Battling Wildfire

Knoxville firefighters describe the moment of awe they experienced arriving in Gatlinburg last November.

CA Lawmakers Upset with Disaster Aid Request

Lawmakers call it mind-boggling that the White House didn’t include wildfire funds in its latest aid request.

TN Community Begins Reflecting on Devastating Wildfire

It’s been nearly a year since the deadly Great Smoky Mountains wildfire devastated Gatlinburg.

NC Fire Chief Charged with Fraud

Blackmon’s Crossroads Fire Chief Kenan Kearney submitted more than $14,000 in phony invoices.

Take a Look at a Day in the Life of a Marine Firefighter

Get to know the Marines with Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting on Marine Corps Air Station Miramar.

Interest in ‘Baby Boxes’ after Infant Rescue

Indiana firefighter Monica Kelsey, who was abandoned as an infant, is the founder of Safe Haven Baby Boxes.

KS City Appoints First Female Fire Chief

With the appointment of Tammy Snow, Wichita has gone from its first black chief to its first woman.

Staffing Funds Remain Concern at New TX Fire Station

Money has been an issue for Corpus Christi’s newest fire station since planning began nine years ago.

Ex-TX Firefighter Used Spycam on Female FF

A former Austin fire lieutenant is accused of spying on a female firefighter while she was showering.

VA Volunteers Under Investigation for Gang Rape

An investigation has begun into five Strasburg volunteeer firefighters accused of raping an intoxicated underage girl.

IL Firefighter Who Inspired De Niro’s ‘Backdraft’ Role Dies

Don Rimgale, who died Monday at 77, was the basis for Robert De Niro’s investigator role in the film.

Living Memorial for 18 Victims of 1957 NY Fire

A living memorial of 18 trees is being planted for those who perished in a Niagara Falls fire 60 years ago.

FL Fire Board OKs Sex Harassment Settlement

A former Greater Naples fire officer filed a sexual harassment suit against the district and its chief last year.

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