SILVER SPRING, Md. — Firefighting is a dangerous occupation, but for many, the most dangerous part of the job is going to and from an emergency call. Accidents are the second-biggest killer of firefighters, accounting for…
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Firefighters working for the Navy in Hampton Roads say a staffing shortage is forcing them to work mandatory overtime that is exhausting them. The Virginian-Pilot reports (http://bit.ly/1PmQEH8 ) that local firefighters…
In Northern Virginia, off-duty firefighters and police help children prepare for the big day.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Firefighters from the Virginia Department of Forestry are helping to combat wildfires in central Oregon. More than 20 agency employees are heading to Oregon to work as part of a wildfire…
Fellow firefighter sets up fund to raise money to vet bills after a horrendous fire sends four to the hospital, as well as their owner.
Tampa firefighters flaunting their figures for charity. See the video.
WTOP\’s Thomas Warren puts on the boots, helmet and oxygen tank to experience a day in the life of the Prince George\’s County Fire Department.
Faulty radios may have slowed the treatment of victims at the Navy Yard shooting.
Local firefighters climbed 110 stories to honor fallen firefighters Saturday.
A hijacked fuel truck collided with a small aircraft, forcing a Boeing 767 to veer off the runway. That was storyline behind a disaster drill at Dulles International Airport Saturday testing the response of emergency crews from 10 surrounding communities.
No one ever told Anne Slabinski or Marcia Reed they couldn\’t be firefighters. In fact, neither ever imagined herself battling blazes or saving lives. Yet after more than 15 years, collectively, the two women feel they have found their callings.
A late ambulance that resulted in what\’s been
called a bill for
has motivated tens of thousands of people to
sign an online petition to drop the
A West Lanham, Md., firefighter injured during an
early morning Beltway crash underwent nine hours
of surgery Wednesday to reattach his arm, which
was severed in the wreck.
Maurice Dews has been sentenced to 25 years after pleading guilty to multiple arson charges.