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Posted: Dec 4, 2020

How Much Firefighter Salaries Are In Every State

Firefighters across the United States risk their lives every time they show up to work for the safety of the communities they serve. In 2020, they have been facing not only the spread of the coronavirus but also other major challenges, including a record-setting wildfire season that has killed dozens and burned millions of acres in the western United States.
- PUB DATE: 12/4/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Patch Across America
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Posted: Dec 4, 2020

VIDEO: Large fire burns at Toledo Beach Marina in Michigan

Firefighters are on the scene of a three-alarm fire Friday at the Toledo Beach Marina in La Salle, Mich. Monroe County Emergency Manager Mark Hammond said there have been no injuries reported, but hundreds, if not more, boats have been damaged or destroyed by the fire. Dozens of firefighters have responded.
- PUB DATE: 12/4/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WDIV-TV NBC 4 Detroit
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Posted: Dec 4, 2020

Update: New Floating Fire Station Arrives at San Francisco Pier

PHOTOS/VIDEO: A new floating fire station, possibly the first of its kind in the world, arrived at its permanent home in San Francisco Thursday morning. Fireboat Station 35, a two-story, 14,900-square-foot facility sitting on a massive steel float, was towed during the overnight hours from Treasure Island to Pier 22 1/2 along the Embarcadero near the Bay Bridge, according to San Francisco Public Works.
- PUB DATE: 12/4/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KNTV NBC 11 San Jose
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Posted: Dec 4, 2020

Major firefighter organizations coming together to ask for priority access when a COVID-19 vaccine releases

With talk of COVID-19 vaccines being made available as soon as this month, major firefighter organizations like The International Association of Fire Fighters and the National Volunteer Fire Council are asking to be among the first to receive it. “I would tell the leaders, the politicians that are deciding, the community leaders, the health department take care of the people that care of your people we are the ones that are out there,” a firefighter and paramedic with the Ocean Pines Fire Department, said.
- PUB DATE: 12/4/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WMDT-TV ABC/CW+ 47 Salisbury
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Posted: Dec 4, 2020

California firefighter breaks racing record on trip to honor his father

VIDEO: It's a tradition at the Bonneville Salt Flats to spread the ashes of lost loved ones on the track. A Central California firefighter wanted to honor his father that way - and he set a racing record on the same trip. "It was a dream come true. And we didn't have any intention when we left Fresno of going after record, and we ended up having a lot more fun than we thought we were going to," said Frank Silva, Jr.
- PUB DATE: 12/4/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KGO-TV ABC 7 San Francisco
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