Tag Archives: fire department

Job Opportunity: El Dorado, Arkansas Accepting Applications Deadline: March 30

We are Accepting Applications for Firefighter/EMT March 02, 2015 The El Dorado Fire Department is currently accepting applications for Entry-Level Firefighter.  The starting salary is approximately $29,000 – $35,000 per year- DOQ, DOE.  The El Dorado Fire Department provides Fire Prevention, Fire Suppression, Rescue, Haz-Mat, and Advanced Life Support EMS transports within the City limits of El Dorado, Arkansas Benefits include: ·         Individual health insurance paid ...

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Chicago Area Rehab Center Treats Firefighters, Paramedics for Alcohol Problems. Researchers Have Found Firefighters Drink More Than The Average Adult

A good story from the Chicago Tribune on the treatment one Rehab Center provides for Firefighters and Paramedics.  We all know we are exposed to tragic situations on a regular basis and how we handle those situations differs from firefighter to firefighter.  The video associated with this story would not let us embed it into our story but here is ...

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Helmet Cam Video of Heavy Fire Conditions From a House With Exposure Problems in PA

Helmet cam footage of heavy fire conditions from what appears to be a 1.5 or 2 story home well involved.  The fire occurred in Sunbury, PA and has some good early action.  The description is posted below.  The video was posted by Anthony Bendele “Short clip of our arrival at a working dwelling fire in the city. We arrived on scene ...

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Video: A Year In Review Of Gary Indiana “Still City” Fire Helmet Cam

  Published on Oct 1, 2014 By: Steve H “A compilation of my helmet cam videos during my year as a Gary Fireman. Nice fire Helmet Cam video from a Gary Indian firefighter. Videos were collected from incidents in the “Still City” over the past year. Well done video, stay safe brothers! Gary Indiana firefighters are also fighting for raises, ...

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North Riverside: Fire union says politics behind possible far-reaching lawsuit

South Town Star: “The state’s largest firefighters union claims that a lawsuit filed by North Riverside to terminate the village’s fire union is motivated by politics, not financial problems. “Over the last 10 years, North Riverside hasn’t made a single full payment into the union pension fund,” said Pat Devaney, president of the Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois. “In five ...

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Must See Documentary: “My last dying breath” Six Stories Of Near Death Close Calls

Video is fifty-three minutes long with six different stories of how firefighters nearly took their last dying breath in the structure. Below is a summary of the first story in the documentary. This is a must see video for all firefighters to see! Thank you Los Angeles Fire Department for taking the time to produce this! The first of six ...

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Don’t Forget Sept. 8, 2014 (Monday) 9:00 P.M. ET A Good Job: Stories of the FDNY (HBO Documentary Films)

Don’t forget to tune into HBO on Monday night at 9:00 P.M. ET and catch the new HBO Documentary A Good Job Stories of the FDNY.  It looks pretty good to us.  Check it out and let us know Monday night what you thought.     Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:* First Name Email address: Leave this ...

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Great raw video of Companies making entry in Hyde Park to a fire on the second floor

A video posted by jdegs318 on youtube earlier today shows companies making entry into a two story frame with fire on the second floor.  The description available stated only a “kitchen fire 612 Lakeville rd.”  After using google maps this appears to be Hyde Park, NY as no location was given in the description.  The video was uploaded today but unknown when ...

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What Slows Down Emergency Responders When Every Second Counts

The above video from NBC News is an excellent video, however it may take a few moments to load. NBC News “Every day across the country, firefighters and paramedics respond to urgent calls for help. But many of those responders say it’s taking longer to make their way through congested streets and past inattentive drivers. There are simply more pedestrians, ...

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STREATOR HOME EXPLOSION KILLS ETHEL DAVISON, 82, SON SAYS

(WLS) ABC 7 Chicago “Ethel Davison, 82, was killed in an explosion that leveled a home in Streator overnight, her son said Tuesday.Tim Davison said his mother was asleep in their home in the 300-block of Court Street when the blast rocked the house. He was only a few rooms away. “I tried to make it to where my mother was, ...

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