Emergency response training center cuts ribbon.

ST. GEORGE – Dixie Applied Technology College inaugurated its Emergency Response Training Center during a ribbon-cutting Thursday at the school’s new Black Hill campus. The center is an 11,000-square-foot area in the hilltop DXATC complex where police, fire and other emergency response personnel can receive training on lifesaving techniques and where candidates for emergency response…read more

Fire at air traffic center halts Chicago flights.

CHICAGO (AP) — Emergency crews discovered a man in the basement of the facility with a self-inflicted wound and took him to the hospital, Ferrelli said. He gave no details on the injury, but said it was not from a gunshot. It was not clear whether the man had anything to do with the fire,…read more

Fire truck involved in Clermont County crash.

JACKSON TOWNSHIP —One firefighter was hurt when a fire truck crashed in Clermont County on Monday. The crash happened near the intersection of Jackson Pike and Riggs Lane around 10 a.m. Troopers said the truck’s driver was eastbound, returning to the station from ladder training, when he moved right to give an oncoming vehicle more…read more

City of Savannah, Savannah Fire among highest rated cities, fire departments in America.

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) – The City of Savannah and Savannah Fire and Emergency Services have been elevated to among the highest rated cities and fire departments in America according to the Insurance Services Office. ISO representatives met with Savannah City Officials on Wednesday to announce the city has achieved the coveted ISO-1 classification. It is…read more

4 firefighters shocked, 1 critically, while helping CU students with ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Four firefighters with the Campbellsville Fire Department were shocked — one of them critically — while helping the Campbellsville University marching band with an ALS ice bucket challenge, according to a spokesman for Supporting Heroes, an organization that provides support to family members after emergency responders are injured or killed in…read more

Pa. Firefighters Saved Apparatus from Flames

Aug. 16–SUNBURY — An early Friday morning fire at Friendship Hose Company gutted the station’s kitchen and bar, but spared firefighting equipment, including turnout gear and the station’s rescue and squad vehicles. Sunbury Fire Chief Ken Kipple said the fire is not considered suspicious, and the origin has been narrowed down to the kitchen on…read more