With Cardiac Arrest Claiming More Than Half Of Firefighters, Departments Prioritizing Heart HealthThere is a silent killer affecting Minnesota firefighters, and it doesn't involve burning buildings, flames or smoke.
Brooklyn Park Aims To End Firefighter Shortage With New Cadet AcademyBrooklyn Park is recruiting women and men to apply for the upcoming firefighter cadet academy.
SPFD: Injuries Suffered By On-Duty Firefighters Considered Non-Life Threatening
2 Firefighters Injured In St. Paul House FireTwo firefighters were injured at a fire in the 1000 block of Bush Avenue in St. Paul Saturday morning, the city's fire department said in a tweet. Forty-eight firefighters were on scene for about four hours beginning just after 7 a.m., the department said.
4 Firefighters Injured In St. Paul FireFour firefighters have been taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a house fire east of downtown St. Paul.
Fight Against Flame-Retardant Chemicals Moves To WashingtonGov. Walz has signed into law a bill banning some flame-retardant chemicals common in household products. WCCO looked into what the changes here could mean for the next generation of firefighters across the country.
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.