America’s fallen fire heroes, who died in the line of duty, will be honored at the 40th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend, October 2-3, 2021. The names of 215 firefighters will become a permanent part of the National Memorial in honor of their sacrifices. COVID-related line-of-duty deaths are now
A federal judge today ordered Walter Kidde Portable Equipment Inc. (Kidde) to pay a $12 million civil penalty in connection with allegations that the company failed to timely inform the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) about problems with fire extinguishers manufactured by the company, the Department of Justice announced. Kidde,
The man who drowned at Clearwater Beach on Monday, trying to save his son and niece in the water, has been identified as Thanh Nguyen, from Atlanta, Georgia. Nguyen, 55, was declared dead at Morton Plant Hospital where he was taken after being pulled from the water. Clearwater Police Department
In the wake of the Rayshard Brooks shooting at the Wendy’s restaurant on University Avenue on Friday night, police are now seeking the arsonist behind the destruction of this Wendy’s. Police released a body cam clip from the Brooks incident, dividing America further. The Atlanta Police Department and Atlanta Fire
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office reported that a Temple Terrace fire inspector has been arrested and accused of possessing “thousands of images and videos of child pornography, ranging in ages from infants to young teenagers,” Casey Dwayne Hannah, 40, of Seminole, was charged with 20 counts of Possession of Child Pornography.
Official explained firefighters in the Florida Panhandle have been battling wildfires that forced some 1,600 people to evacuate from their homes, and a stretch of Interstate 10 remained closed in both directions Thursday afternoon due to smoke. Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried said in a news conference Thursday afternoon that fire