| Jul 24, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Orange-Osceola State Attorney candidate Jeff Ashton announced a pair of public-safety endorsements this morning, hours before he's set to square off against incumbent Lawson Lamar in a debate at the University of Central Florida. The Ashton campaign...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 8:19 AM
The Baltimore City Fire Department is flying the flag at half-staff to honor Maryland National Guard Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II, who was killed Saturday in Afghanistan.
Marchanti's son Aaron is a city firefighter. Fire Chief James S. Clack ordered the...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 7:27 AM
The City of Grand Rapids has reached an agreement for a four-year contract with its firefighters.
Members of the International Association of Firefighters Local 366 approved the contract, which requires firefighters to pay more for their health care...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 6:58 AM
Upon the retirement of York City Fire Chief Steven Buffington on April 29, 2012, Deputy Fire Chief David Michaels will serve as Acting Fire Chief for the City of York, effective April 30, 2012.
"I am pleased that Chief Michaels has accepted the...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 5:54 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz proposed Thursday a general fund operating budget of about $1.65 billion that includes no tax increases but reduces the number of county employees through attrition.
In introducing his spending plan for the 12...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 5:49 PM
Firefighters say Lancaster's fire station six in the city's Cabbage Hill neighborhood has been shut down for three shifts starting Saturday, causing a public safety issue.
Kevin Ressler, secretary of the Lancaster Professional Fire Fighters Union,...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 5:36 PM
At 6-foot 5-inches, crawling through a 16-by-16-inch hole with more than 50 pounds of gear is no easy task for Burbank Fire Engineer Matt Garland.
When it’s dark, smoky and loud and the floor moves like a teeter-totter, he lets muscle memory...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 10:30 AM
The decision to temporarily keep open several fire companies slated for closure so they could aid in heat-related rescues and clean-up efforts in the wake of the recent storm to is an admission that these companies are needed ("More storms could slow...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Damp from sweat, soot smeared beneath his eye, Anne Arundel County Council Chairman Derek Fink tried to regain his composure as smoke poured from a burning building at the county's fire training center.
"I knew it was going to be tough, but this is 10...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 3:00 AM
What if there was a fire at your house, and nobody came? That may sound ridiculous — but it's not.
The decision, in the wake of the recent monumental storms, to keep open temporarily those fire companies slated for permanent closure to aid in storm...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:42 PM
The Borough of Chambersburg’s highway, streets and utility crew workers have agreed to a wage freeze for 2013, while negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement continue, according to a news release from the municipality.
They are the...