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  1. NV Officials Seek Guidance in Wake of Mass ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    Wooden crosses bearing the names of those killed during the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas line the median near the 'Welcome to Las Vegas' sign off Las Vegas Boulevard. Oct. 30--Clark County officials are looking to national authorities for guidance on how safety standards might be improved in light of the mass shooting Oct. 1 at the Route 91 Harvest Festival.


  2. FL Union Says Fire Chief Unprepared for IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    Orlando's firefighters union has announced a vote of no confidence in its fire chief, saying Roderick Williams was unprepared for a response to Hurricane Irma and showed little regard for the health and safety of firefighters in the wake of the Pulse nightclub shooting that killed 49 people in June 2016. In an official release Monday, IAFF Local 1365 says 93 percent of members who cast a ballot chose a vote of no confidence, and the union also laid out a host of issues it feels Chief Williams has failed to address.


  3. Driver Killed when Car Crosses Path of FL Fire ApparatusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    Sept. 29--A woman is dead after a crash involving a fire truck in Lake County Friday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash happened around 11:45 a.m. at County Road 439 and County Road 42, FHP spokeswoman Sgt.


  4. Three Dead, Four Hospitalized by Generator after IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    Sept. 13--Three people died of carbon-monoxide poisoning on Tuesday from a generator that was running inside their Orange County home after Hurricane Irma, the Sheriff's Office said. Neighbors in the Kingswood Manor neighborhood near Lee Road -- who were still without power Tuesday night -- found out about the incident mostly through word of mouth, as helicopters and media arrived on the scene.


  5. FL Firefighters Restart Newborn's HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    Sept. 1--A frantic mother rang the doorbell of the Orlando Fire Department's Station One about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday. Her 26-day-old son was cradled in her arms, lifeless and blue after he'd stopped breathing moments before, OFD Lt.


  6. One Killed in Fiery FL Head-On CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    Two pickup trucks collided in a fiery crash Wednesday morning in Daytona Beach, FL, killing one driver and injuring the other. July 19--One person was killed in a fiery crash Wednesday morning after two pickup trucks collided head-on in Daytona Beach, according to the fire department.


  7. Orange County FL Fire Rescue Honors Pulse First RespondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    A banner on the Facebook page of the Orlando Fire Department lists the names of the 49 victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting nearly a year ago. June 9--Just days before the anniversary of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub, members of Orange County Fire Rescue gathered Thursday night to honor their colleagues who responded to the scene.


  8. CLINCON 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    Type: Conference/Expo Date: 07/10/17 12:00 AM CT - 07/14/17 11:59 PM CT Location: Orlando, FL US Web site: In July, more than 300 EMS leaders and personnel will gather in Orlando for Florida's Premier EMS Conference - CLINCON. For more than 40 years, CLINCON has provided the highest quality education to EMS professionals by integrating pre-hospital care research and cutting edge clinical practice.


  9. Chopper Crashes into Lake While Fighting FL Brush FireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    A Marion County sheriff's helicopter crashed into a lake Tuesday while the pilot was helping firefighters battle a brush fire. Sgt. John Rawls was in stable condition after his helicopter crashed into a lake Tuesday while he was helping firefighters battle a brush fire.


  10. Growing FL Wildfire Forces EvacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    April 09--A rapidly growing wildfire near Chuluota Saturday led to at least 100 people being evacuated and more than a dozen buildings being destroyed. The blaze started about 3 p.m. in a wooded area near County Road 419 in Seminole County.


  11. Ballistics Vests, Helmets Added to Orlando ApparatusRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    April 07--All Orlando Fire Department emergency vehicles are now equipped with bulletproof vests and helmets specially designed for firefighters and medics responding to mass-casualty incidents and active violent crime scenes, and Orange County Fire Rescue is planning to do the same. After last year's June 12 Pulse shooting that killed 49 and injured more than 63, Orlando-area officials and first responders gathered to brainstorm how to best address what OFD Chief Roderick S. Williams calls a "changing dynamic."


  12. Four Dead after Plane Falls from Sky over ALRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    March 26--Officials on Saturday were trying to piece together what led to a plane falling apart in the sky over Alabama after leaving a Kissimmee airport. The plane left Kissimmee Gateway Airport shortly before 1 p.m. It was scheduled to arrive in Jackson, Tenn.


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