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Firefighters offer tips on Thanksgiving cooking

This is the week when holiday hosts are scouring cookbooks and magazines for preparation tips to make Thanksgiving a wonderful holiday for all. But …

The hidden risks to everyday heroes - Part 2

BY STEVEN COBURN- GRIFFIS<p>DHI Media Staff Writer<p>info@timesbulletin.com<p>Mounting evidence suggests firefighters are at risk of developing cancer from …

Plane Crashes into Akron Apartment Building

Huber Heights firefighters set record in breast cancer fight

HUBER HEIGHTS — The 43-member Huber Heights Fire Division raised more money this month in the fight against breast cancer than any other fire …

Fleeing man tries to hit firefighter, crashes twice

MANSFIELD - A Mansfield man was arrested Wednesday after police alleged he tried to run over a firefighter and caused two crashes while fleeing from …

Firefighter Diagnosed with Cancer Shares Important Message to Others

Firefighters from all over Eastern Ohio were in attendance Thursday night to hear from a man doctors gave five years to live.<p>The night's featured …

City OKs hiring of new firefighter

CHILLICOTHE - The Chillicothe Fire Department plans to add a firefighter to its ranks next month after officials Monday gave the green light to move …

Guests Run From Flames At Dublin Hotel

Investigators were working to determine what sparked flames inside a Dublin hotel Monday morning.<p>Firefighters rushed to the Cloverleaf Residence …

Firefighters rescue child, family from N. Columbus fire

Firefighters rescued a small child and family stuck on the second floor of a burning apartment building early Monday morning in North …

Car fire in parking garage closes E. Fifth Street

<b>Published:</b> Tuesday, November 17, 2015 @ 8:11 AM <b><br>Updated:</b> Tuesday, November 17, 2015 @ 8:11 AM <b><br>By:</b> Breaking News Staff<p>DAYTON — A car caught fire on the …

UPDATED 2:45 P.M.: 4 injured in ‘suspicious’ Kenton apartment fire

A fire has destroyed two apartment buildings in Kenton this morning, with four people injured trying to escape the blaze.<p>Witnesses told WBNS-TV in …

Akron firefighters extinguish early morning bedroom fire; no one hurt

Canton fire station closures to stop rotating, become more permanent

While the stations have operated on rotating closures for years, fire officials have come up with a plan to shutter some stations on a more permanent …

Firefighters Face Highest Heart Attack Risk Among Responders

ORLANDO, Fla — Firefighters may face a higher risk of heart disease than do other emergency responders, a small new study finds.<p>In the study, the …

Response to Akron jet plane crash was flawless, chief says

AKRON, Ohio - The deadliest plane crash in Summit County history led to the most organized response Akron Police Chief Jim Nice said he'd ever …

Crews battle fire from three fronts

MANSFIELD - A small crowd gathered Tuesday night to watch a brush fire that spread hundreds of feet through a wooded area south of U.S. 30 between …

Drivers survive crash involving 18-wheeler

Seen on 19Seen on 19More>><p>Updated:Thursday, April 12 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-04-12 18:23:22 GMT<p>The hottest ticket in Cleveland doesn't even go on sale …

City leaders question use of fire fund

Email Comments Print<p>Chief Luis Santiago (L), Chief John Kaminski.<p>The Blade <br>Enlarge | Buy This Image<p>The Toledo fire chief and at least one other …

New Training: 20 Tactical Considerations from Firefighter Research

UL Firefighter Safety Research Advisory Board members share important findings from modern fireground research.

Ohio firefighters battle for cancer care

The scars on Mark Rine’s back make an X, like the suspenders he wore while fighting fires with the Columbus Fire Department.<p>Although the remnants of …

The Biggest Killer Of Firefighters? Toxic Smoke From Your Synthetic Furniture

You’re sitting on a cancer bomb that’s deadlier than a fire.<p>Firefighters and first responders have a hidden hazard they face: Cancer. Synthetic materials used in modern furniture spew out carcinogens when they burn, and firefighters are the first in line for a fresh dose.<p>Retired Miami firefighter …

Obama cites sacrifices made by fallen firefighters | Political News | US News

President Barack Obama embraces a small boy as he greets family members and coworkers of fallen firefighters during the National Fallen Firefighters …

Feds probe report of armed resident confronting firefighters

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal authorities are investigating an anonymous report that an armed landowner confronted firefighters battling an Idaho wildfire and accused them of not properly protecting a private elk-hunting ranch.<p>The report recently posted on the National Interagency Fire Center's …

A firefighters union just abandoned plans to endorse Hillary Clinton for president

Citing union sources, the Times said the Clinton campaign was told on Monday by IAFF President Harold Schaitberger that there was not enough support on the union's board or its rank-and-file members for an endorsement of the Democratic front-runner.<p>Support from labor unions is an important source …

Recognizing Suicide Warning Signs in Firefighters and EMTs

<b>Recognizing Suicide Warning Signs in Firefighters and EMTs</b> Behavioral health is a key component of an overall firefighter health and wellness …

Firefighter Training: Your Ability to Call a Mayday Depends on How You Wear Your Radio

Raul Angulo offers a perspective on firefighters using a leather radio strap and holster to carry their portable radio under their bunker coat during …

Bill Torpy: Mayor Reed pours water on hero firefighters

Originally, I aimed to do a story about some Atlanta firemen being heroes, about performing bravely under duress, about saving lives, which is why …