Good Question: Who Should Keep Fire Hydrants Clear Of Snow?With all of the snow and subzero temperatures this winter, several of you have wondered about how firefighters are able to use the hydrants when they need them. Jeff from Plymouth and Carol from Eagan asked: How does the water in a fire hydrant not freeze? Roger from St. Paul wanted to know: Whose responsibility is it to keep the fire hydrants clear?
Firefighters Save Man's Life, Then Finish His Yard Work For HimAfter getting Gene Work to a local hospital, EMT's and firefighters returned to the man's home and helped to finish planting rows of sod at the Pasco County home.
Minn. Fire Departments Cast Net For Female FirefightersWomen who have wondered what it takes to be a firefighter will have a hands-on opportunity this weekend in the Twin Cities,
Cops Save Autistic Teen's Birthday When Only 3 People Show UpFirst responders in Arkansas made a different kind rescue recently as they saved an autistic teen's birthday party after his friends didn't show up.
7 Firefighters In The Same Department Welcome New BabiesSeven firefighters at the Glenpool Fire Department have become fathers in the last 15 months.
Klobuchar Pushes For Firefighter Cancer Registry In MinneapolisU.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar will visit Fire Station 17 in Minneapolis Monday to push for a national cancer registry for firefighters, which could save the lives of first responders in the future.
Mpls. Firefighters Team Up With Meals On Wheels For ThanksgivingMost of us prefer having the holidays off. But ask any one of the 70 Minneapolis firefighters at Fire Station 6 Thursday and they’ll tell you they look forward to their Thanksgiving assignment all year.
How Firefighters Keep Cool Working In Extreme HeatFor firefighters with the St. Paul Fire Department, putting on an 80-pound firefighting suit is just part of the day-to-day job. But on a hot and steamy day like Wednesday, the extra load creates an extra challenge.
Charges: Firefighter Seriously Hurt During Unauthorized Fireworks DisplayA car racing association is facing criminal charges after a New London firefighter was seriously injured while unknowingly assisting with an unauthorized fireworks display.
Teen Killed In Dodge County Rollover Crash ID'dAn 18-year-old Dodge Center man who was killed in a rollover crash Friday afternoon has been identified. The Minnesota State Patrol says Logan Maas died when the Ford Taurus he was in went off the road on 275th Avenue, just north of Dodge County Road 5.
Mpls. Firefighters, Meals On Wheels, Deliver Thanksgiving Meals to 70 FamiliesFor some families, the holidays can be a tough time to put food on the table. This Thanksgiving, some Twin Cities firefighters wanted to make sure families in need could celebrate.