This Story of an Elevator Plummeting 84 Floors Is an Absolute Nightmare
Thankfully, everyone managed to escape the thing unscathed.
Pissed Off by Verizon, Firefighters Join the Fight to Restore Net Neutrality
First responders join a chorus of angry Americans tired of big telecom’s nonsense.
PTSD, Suicide, and Despair: The Silent Perils of Being a Firefighter
The most dangerous part of the job can come when firefighters are off the clock.
A Swarm of 80,000 ‘Killer’ Bees Stung a California Woman 200 Times
"She had them on her face, around her mouth, around her ears, her neck and her hair."
Meet the Massachusetts Firefighter Who Qualified for the Masters and U.S. Open
Matt Parziale had two idols growing up in Brockton: his father Vic, and Tiger Woods.
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NYC Marathon Favorite Kellyn Taylor is Also Training to be a Firefighter
Fewer than five percent of firefighters in the U.S. are women. Even fewer than that are elite long distance runners.
Wildfires Are on the Rise and Technology Can’t Stop Them
We’re getting better at tracking and predicting fires. But when it comes to the biggest, deadliest blazes, there isn’t much to do but evacuate.
Watch a Turkey Fryer Burst Into Flames (For Your Own Safety)
The National Fire Protection Association strongly discourages the use of turkey fryers, as their safety video shows.
NASA's New Self-Learning AI Could Save First Responders
AUDREY could reveal a newer, smarter generation of artificial intelligence.
To Prevent a Nuclear Disaster, Washington Firefighters Burned a Whole Mountain
"Sometimes, you fight fire with fire."
Burning Down the Boy's Club with One of LA's Only Female Firefighters
After a rash of discrimination lawsuits and single-digit percentage numbers of women in the force, the Los Angeles Fire Department is attempting to open a notorious boy's club to female recruits. Anh Nguyen is one of them.
Canadian Town Issues Apology to Female Firefighter Who Was Sexually Harassed and Ostracized
Twenty male firefighters had quit after their lone female colleague complained about the harassment.