Interesting article I thought I'd share on the fire brigade located at Grand Central Terminal in New York. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Former Santa Rosa, CA Fire Station to be used as Veteran's Service Center. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Pierce recalls 910 trucks. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

R.P.M. Training Services is owned and operated by Firefighter/EMT Tom Matthews and offers Continuing Education for people who hold Massachusetts Hoisting Licenses. In addition, prep classes for hoisting license and CPR, AED, and first aid training is also available. Discounted rates for fire, police and military.
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MS Firefighter receives most extensive face transplant ever done. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

From Yarmouth, NS (Canada)- The Fire Department has ordered a pumper from Fort Garry Fire Trucks built on a 2016 Freightliner M2 106 chassis. It will feature a 1050 GPM pump with 800 water tank and 20 gallon foam cell. Delivery is scheduled for August of 2016.

Best wishes to Stephen D. Taylor, Senior Dispatcher, Yarmouth, NS Canada Fire Department as he retired on October 9th. Stephen and I have been communicating back and forth since the early years of this site. He joined the Yarmouth Fire Department as a volunteer on March 9, 1975, was hired as a dispatcher on June 19, 1989 and is the last of the original dispatchers hired by the Yarmouth Fire Department.

Massachusetts- Firefighters deploy to help fight wildfires in Western U.S. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Connecticut to receive 12.4 million in emergency preparedness funding. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Iona, NY Vol Fire Department firehouse catches fire. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Massachusetts- Camp Bailout in Ashland teaches girls to be firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Rhode Island- Fire sale proposed for some items at Coventry Fire Dist. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Massachusetts- Former Haz/Mat units seeing new life in North Carolina. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Massachusetts- Plans approved for new Brewster Ambulance Headquarters Station in Weymouth. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Pennsylvania Fire Station catches fire. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Massachusetts- A former Lynn, Mass 1988 E-One ladder truck and a former Melrose, Mass 1994 E-One pumper were destroyed at a fire in Lowell on 5/9/15. Both pieces were owned by RSG Construction.

Maine- Waterville Fire Lieutenant writes book about department history. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Massachusetts- officials look at new dispatch center for Revere and Winthrop opening in 2016. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Grand Rapids unveils new "blocker" fire truck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Connecticut- Recruits graduate from academy. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Massachusetts- Northbridge man builds Model A fire truck in memory of Grandson. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

New Hampshire- out of service Salem fire truck may become part of 9/11 museum. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Massachusetts- Weston new exhibit pays tribute to fire, police and DPW. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Columbus OH firefighters staff Cincinnati stations as they pay tribute to one of their own. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Contributor Mark Lavelle participated in the filming of a pilot TV show called Broad Squad on ABC. He posted photos of a car fire scene on his photobucket page for everyone to enjoy. CLICK FOR PHOTOS.

State awards $11.8 million for new fire training school in Fairfield, CT. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

North Attleboro, Mass Firefighter gets hand-drawn thank you from child at an apartment fire. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Adirondack Emergency Vehicles is now a dealer for Ferrara servicing Vermont and Upstate New York. You can visit their website at

KME receives superior, gold rating from Defense Logistics Agency. CLICK FOR PRESS RELEASE.

Press Release: JLN Associates announces the acquisition of the Top Rung Inspection and Testing Company. Top Rung has been a leader in the testing of fire department ground and aerial ladders in the New England region since 1996. CLICK FOR FULL PRESS RELEASE.