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NYT, Firefighter Profile – Probie Makes a Grab, Share Your Story!

The New York Times wants “first fire” stories by firefighters. As a springboard the news giant offers a most impressive story about FDNY probationary firefighter Jordan Sullivan titled “Baptism By Fire”. Hats off to Firefighter Sullivan and the crew of Ladder Company 105.  A nod as well to N.R. Kleinfield for putting together such a great story. […]

Troutman Fire and Rescue Guided to Crash Scene by Onstar

Troutman Fire and Rescue Department in Troutman North Carolina responded to a traffic accident reported by Onstar. No one else had reported the accident and the vehicle was off the road and out of sight.

Texas Team Geared Up For Haiti Told to Stand Down

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A Texas search and rescue team and other similar units mobilized to help earthquake victims in Haiti have been told they are not needed. Members of Texas Task Force 1 have been on standby in Houston since Thursday to head to the devastated island nation.

Major Earthquake Strikes Ill Prepared Port-au-Prince Haiti

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Hard to believe but the 2 million residents of Port-au-Prince Haiti are served by a single fire station.