Tex. Firefighter Among Passengers Killed in N.Y. Helicopter Crash

The 2018 winners of the NVFC's three national fire service awards were recognized for their outstanding commitment and service.
A branch of the International Association of EMTs and Paramedics Union is fighting for a more thorough investigation into one agency's management staff physically and sexually abusing employees.
The new bill provides full coverage for PTSD treatment and compensates first responders for the time they are out of work.
Roben Duge was walking home when he saw his neighbor's house on fire and pulled the two children and their grandmother out of the home.
About 1,800 first responders will gather in April for the charity Heroes Cup Hockey Tournament.
The Stamford Fire Department established the Fairfield County Trauma Recovery Network to encourage firefighters to have mental health conversations.
FDNY's Lt. Christopher J. Raguso and Fire Marshal Christopher Zanetis were two of the passengers aboard the HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter that crashed in Iraq.
Paramedic Steve Potratz-Lee was the first to climb 69 flights of stairs in 11 minutes in full turnout gear at the 27th annual Scott Firefighter Stairclimb in Seattle.
At 23, Britny Smith is already a trainer, instructor, and assistant supervisor at the Glynn-Brunswick 911 Center.
Dallas firefighter Brian McDaniel, 26, was scheduled to begin paramedic school in less than a week.
Despite Washington code requiring three firefighters on every engine, Camas-Washougal Fire Department only has enough staff for two because the city can't afford to pay for additional positions.
Chase for Champions honors police, firefighters, EMS personnel, and dispatchers in an Amazing Race-style contest.
Laura Hooker is one of three EMS providers to receive the American Ambulance Association's Star of Life Award for her dedication and hard work.
The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation is now providing $4.7M in funding to protect firefighters from toxins they are exposed to on the job.
Over 150 participants rode their bicycles from Florida to Louisiana for Project Hero, a nonprofit supporting recovery programs for those suffering from PTSD.