Wednesday, January 1st, 2020
WOODBURY CT – Nearly 50 firefighters from the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Dept and four neighboring Connecticut towns contained a fire that destroyed a home in the early hours of New Year’s Da...
Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
On Thanksgiving eve, the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department responded to a MVA accident when a BMW left Middle Road Tpke, crossed over Route 6, and crashed through the Garden’s assembled Christm...
WOODBURY – The Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department extinguished an electrical transformer fire that briefly caused evacuation of 11 units in the Woodlake development Sunday night November 24th. ...
Monday, December 31st, 2018
During the year 2019, the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department responded to 344 total calls with an average of 11 firefighters rolling out each time.Fire (flame involved fires) 15False Alarms - 123Every...
Thursday, March 25th, 2010
99 years ago TODAY, on March 25, a NYC factory fire resulted in the deaths of 146 workers in Manhattan's Ashe Building on Washington Square East. Today the Triangle Shirt building is still occupied, but as a Chemical Lab Building on the campus of New York University.
Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010
Harris "Bud" Neal is a grandpa - again!! Congratulations to his daughter Laura and her husband Tim on the birth of their son Aiden. Aiden was born this morning at 12:38 and weight 8 lbs 1 oz.
Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010
Check out this EXCELLENT new site put together by noted experts and lead by FDNY's Dennis Smith: . Dennis recently launched this new website dedicated to homeland security. As Dennis wrote us: "The Firefighters and First Responders have a more than dangerous profession, b...
In what may be perfect to help you further understand and gain perspective in just how normal and well your life is going, a British Firefighter was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter. Why? Some cows were "spooked" by the responding fire apparatus siren so the cows charged and killed a ...
Department Director calls the video derogatory and said Jason Brown had 'displayed poor judgment' By FireRescue1 Staff COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. — A firefighter-paramedic has been fired over a video he posted on Facebook of an exchange between two cartoon characters at a hospital.
Friday, February 26th, 2010
At approximately 6:00am Lt. Ryan Murphy was on his way to work in Meriden when the transformer and power lines at the intersection of Flanders Road and Elephant Rock Road started sparking and popping in front of him.
Statement of CSB Investigations Supervisor Don Holmstrom Embargoed Until 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time Thursday, February 25, 2010 Good morning I am CSB Lead Investigator Don Holmstrom; thank you for coming to this CSB news conference.
By Tom LaBelle About the author Tom LaBelle currently serves as a Lt. with the Wynantskill, N.Y., Fire Department and is a third generation firefighter, first generation volunteer. He has been employed by the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs since 1995.
Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s that time of year again. The Hotchkissville Fire Company of the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department fired up the griddle and cooked pancakes all morning Sunday. The bacon cookers showed up at 5 am to get ready to “make the bacon”.
Thursday, February 11th, 2010
“Woodbury Fire to all units – possible structure fire, home filling with smoke.” The tone came in at approximately 12:41pm. It was a cold, windy day and a light snow had been falling all morning.
Tuesday, February 9th, 2010
Chris Collier Brotherhood Instructors, LLC Reducing firefighter injuries and fatalities is a worthwhile, necessary, and noble cause. I am a very motivated and positive person and enjoy setting high goals and expectations for myself, and the organizations I am associated with, but these goals and e...
Two Salina (KS) Fire Department members were hospitalized and numerous other people were treated at the hospital last night after being overcome by carbon monoxide poisoning in a townhouse. A civilian is also reported dead from this run.
The Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department bid a fond farewell to an old friend today. Last week the sealed bids for Engine 2 were opened. Who would win the bid and where would the truck end up? The worse fear was that a junk yard would get the truck.
Friday, January 29th, 2010
"Woodbury Fire to all fire personnel, the fire department is requested at 2 South Pomperaug for smoke in the building" said the dispatcher as the pagers toned out at approximately 21:12. The OIC, Car 6 - Lt.
One of the proposals for the next edition of NFPA 1971 is to make goggles mandatory and faceshields optional Editor's note: Jeffrey and Grace Stull's latest article outlines how changes are being advocated for firefighter eye and face protection in t...
At 6:23 AM on a bitter cold January 28, 1961 Chicago's Main Fire Alarm Office received a direct call from the CPD advising a factory on fire at Hubbard and Desplaines Streets, on the city's near North Side.
Wednesday, January 27th, 2010
By Jim McKinnon and Karen Kane, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Darrell Sapp/Post-Gazette A diver goes into the water this morning at the Zelienople-Harmony Sportsmen Club's lake. Two bodies were found.
Tuesday, January 26th, 2010
By Capt. John Moriarty and Station 44-B Crew Carmel Fire Department Trouble viewing the video? Download Flash player here Many people feel the Cleveland High-Rise Pack is one of the best ways to s...
Tuesday, January 26th, 2010
Great Job on the Apparatus Striping with Safety being #1! Recently put into service by the Trumbull Center FD, 2009 Crimson/Spartan Stainless Steel, Rear Mount Rescue/Pumper assigned as Rescue 100.
By David Statter Trouble viewing the video? Download Flash player here BALTIMORE — has exchanged emails with Baltimore Fire Department Chief Jim Clack this even...

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