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Posted: Aug 17, 2017

After more than 30 hours, search continues for 5 on downed Army chopper in Hawaii

After more than 30 hours, the massive air and sea search continues for five missing soldiers who were on board an Army chopper that crashed late Tuesday off Oahu. Rescuers are focusing their efforts on a debris field that's three to five miles offshore. "This is still a search and rescue mission. We are here to bring our soldiers home," said Lt Col.
- PUB DATE: 8/17/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Hawaii News Now
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Posted: Aug 17, 2017

Many hope interim fire chief will bring unity to North Carolina department

Charlotte City Manager Marcus Jones chose someone many feel can unite the fire department which has been engulfed in controversy for years. Deputy Chief Pete Key Key joined the Charlotte Fire Department as a firefighter in 1977 and now 40 years later, he’s in charge of its more than 1,200 employees and protecting more than 840,000 citizens.
- PUB DATE: 8/17/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: wsoctv.com
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Posted: Aug 17, 2017

DC Fire and EMS to review complaint of deplorable conditions inside Deanwood fire station

Firefighters at Engine Company 27 in Northeast D.C.'s Deanwood neighborhood are sounding the alarm about what they are calling dirty and deplorable conditions at their fire station. In the District, fire personnel work in 24-hour shifts and then have 72 hours off. During their work shift, these firefighters live, eat and sleep at the firehouse, and these conditions are nothing new to them and have been going on for years, they say.
- PUB DATE: 8/17/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: foxdc.com
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Posted: Aug 17, 2017

Fire Truck Photo of the Day-Toyne Pumper

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Posted: Aug 16, 2017

Tacoma to reopen closed fire station

Budget cuts left one Tacoma neighborhood without a fire station for years. Now the city plans to reopen Station No. 5 in hopes of getting badly needed service in the Tideflats area and northeast Tacoma neighborhood. "The city allowed these homes complicit with that is also the responsibility of taking care of the people that are here and their needs," said Chris Murphy, who moved into a new home in the northeast neighborhood 15 years ago.
- PUB DATE: 8/16/2017 7:15:32 PM - SOURCE: KING-TV NBC 5
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