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Posted: Feb 15, 2019

3 Firefighters Hurt When Engine Rolls Over in California

VIDEO: A Cal Fire engine assigned to respond to rain-related incidents in the North County went off the road and rolled over in Bonsall Thursday. The truck veered off Old Highway 395 south of Camino Del Rey and landed in an embankment about 20 feet below the roadway at about 6:15 a.m., California Highway Patrol said.
- PUB DATE: 2/15/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KNSD-TV NBC San Diego
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Posted: Feb 15, 2019

Iowa State Senator and Firefighter resign over cross training controversy

VIDEO: Iowa State Senator and Cedar Falls Firefighter Jeff Danielson says he is resigning from both the Iowa State Senate and the Cedar Falls Fire Department, effective immediately. Danielson tells KWWL News his resignations are directly related to the ongoing dispute over the use of Cedar Falls Police Officers being cross-trained to also work as Cedar Falls Firefighters in the City’s Public Safety Officer program.
- PUB DATE: 2/15/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KWWL News 7
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Posted: Feb 15, 2019

Clinical trial offers hope for veteran and longtime Idaho firefighter to speak again

When William “Bud” Paine descended to the lower levels of the Naval Destroyer Escort to stand by on fire watch as welders took to maintenance of the ship, he was handed a canteen and a bandanna. “‘Just keep the bandanna wet,’ they said. ‘This stuff won’t hurt you,’” Paine, now 63, recalled. “This stuff” was the 96,000 pounds of asbestos sharing living quarters on board with the Navy sailors.
- PUB DATE: 2/15/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Idaho Press
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Posted: Feb 15, 2019

Wisconsin firefighters explore cancer preventing benefits from sauna therapy

The Madison Fire Department has installed an infrared sauna into its new station 14 helping firefighters sweat out dangerous carcinogens which can sometimes cause cancer. Kevin Hembrook has worked for the Madison Fire Department for nineteen years. He serves on the Fire Fighters Local 311 Health and Safety committee.
- PUB DATE: 2/15/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WMTV-TV NBC 15 Madison
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Posted: Feb 15, 2019

Michigan city council hopes to negotiate with township over fire department dispute

Tension between the City of Grand Blanc and Grand Blanc Township continues to grow over a fire department dispute. After decades of working together the township decided to withdraw from the Grand Blanc Community Fire Commission last month. Several on Grand Blanc’s City Council aren’t happy and say they were blindsided.
- PUB DATE: 2/15/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WEYI
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