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Firefighters extinguish carport blaze in Aiea
Firefighters extinguish carport blaze in AieaHonolulu firefighters doused a fire in the carport of a single-family home in Aiea this afternoon. At least six units responded to the blaze at Aiea Kai Place off of Kamehameha Highway at about 1:40 p.m. Honolulu Fire Department spokesman Scot Seguirant ...read more
Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Published on Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:42:00 GMT
Tempe Firefighters Honor Captain Kyle Brayer
Tempe Firefighters Honor Captain Kyle BrayerPHOENIX, AZ – Tempe firefighters turned out Thursday t hike Camelback Mountain to honor Captain Kyle Brayer who was shot and killed on February 4. Brayer was off-duty and in Scottsdale at the time. They were joined by firefighters from Phoenix, Chandler ...read more
Source: Patch
Published on Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:51:00 GMT
Salk Institute and UCSD to Study How Food Restriction Impacts Health of Firefighters
Salk Institute and UCSD to Study How Food Restriction Impacts Health of FirefightersFor the next few years, the Salk Institute and the UC San Diego School of Medicine plan to study the health of firefighters, specifically how food intake impacts their well-being. The San Diego-based research facilities have been awarded a $1.5 million ...read more
Source: KNSD
Published on Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:52:00 GMT
Firefighters transferred after sex scandal sue San Francisco, fire department
Firefighters transferred after sex scandal sue San Francisco, fire departmentEight former command staff members of San Francisco Fire Department's Station Two, who were reassigned to different firehouses after a sexual harassment scandal in 2016, are suing the city and the fire department, alleging that they were wrongfully ...read more
Source: abc13
Published on Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:52:00 GMT
Firefighters free man's genitals from spanner
Firefighters free man's genitals from spannerDIY enthusiasts are warned against mishandling tools after being called to free a man "who took tightening nuts to a new level". 15:36, UK, Thursday 22 February 2018 Image: The man got into difficulty while using a spanner like this. File pic Firefighters ...read more
Source: Sky News
Published on Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:08:00 GMT
Firefighters put out fire at Salvation Army facility in Southeast Fresno
Firefighters put out fire at Salvation Army facility in Southeast FresnoFirefighters put out a blaze at a storage facility in Southeast Fresno. It broke out at a Salvation Army facility near Parallel Avenue and El Monte Way just after four Thursday morning. Boxes of clothes and other donated items were burned. Sprinklers ...read more
Source: ABC30
Published on Thu, 22 Feb 2018 06:20:00 GMT
Barrington, Lake Zurich firefighters try to shorten response times with new alert system
Barrington, Lake Zurich firefighters try to shorten response times with new alert systemFirefighters in Barrington and Lake Zurich soon will start using a new, higher end alert system that, officials say, can shave off vital seconds when responding to emergencies in the area. "We say seconds equal muscle, meaning the sooner we start CPR on ...read more
Source: Chicago Tribune
Published on Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:35:00 GMT
Pleasant Grove firefighters use spare time to restore 1933 engine 'Old Joe'
Pleasant Grove firefighters use spare time to restore 1933 engine 'Old Joe'PLEASANT GROVE — There’s always a sense of excitement at a fire station and not knowing when that next call from dispatch is going to come in. But this winter, firefighters in Pleasant Grove are keeping busy in between calls with a special project ...read more
Source: KSL
Published on Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:36:00 GMT
CA Firefighters' Lawsuit Revolves Around Alleged Station Affair
CA Firefighters' Lawsuit Revolves Around Alleged Station AffairFeb. 22--Six former commanders and two firefighters at a San Francisco fire station who were reassigned amid a sexual harassment investigation in 2016 sued the city Wednesday, saying they were discriminated against because the alleged harassment victim was ...read more
Source: Firehouse
Published on Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:01:00 GMT
Firefighters work to douse blazing Grace Street house
Firefighters work to douse blazing Grace Street houseFirefighters worked to douse a blazing house at the corner of Grace and Blake streets Thursday afternoon. Smoke billowed from the windows as Greenwood Fire Department firefighters rained down water from atop a ladder truck. Smoke pours out of a burning ...read more
Source: Index-Journal
Published on Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:47:00 GMT