1. The Extractor 30 follows current NFPA-1851 guidelines, and its front load capability and 30 pound drum make it a great option for washing three to four sets of turnout gear.
  2. Pierce has announced that its exclusive dealer for Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont, has been acquired by Allegiance Fire and Rescue.
  3. "It’s bittersweet, but I’m very happy to be able to retire," said outgoing Portales Fire Chief Gary Nuckols, who says training rookies was his favorite part of his career.
  4. "He loved his work without hiding it," said Father Walter Riley at Monday's funeral for Worcester Lt. Jason Menard, who died battling a four-alarm blaze last week.
  5. Vincennes University's Gibson County Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics in Fort Branch is helping aspiring firefighters by offering CPAT testing.
  6. Hundreds of firefighters weighed in for Firehouse's State of the Fire Service survey on topics ranging from health & wellness to department morale and training status.
  7. The pilot and passenger were able to escape as Venice and Sarasota County firefighters extinguished the burning airplane, which caught fire on the runway before takeoff.
  8. Black, Hispanic and female applicants were discriminated against when it came to hirings and promotions, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission found.
  9. The Scarsdale, NY, Fire Department has put in service a Seagrave quint built on a Marauder stainless steel chassis.
  10. No injuries were reported, and Hornell firefighters needed a few hours to control the blaze that burned through seven apartment homes.