On April 16, 2021 Teloga Volunteer Fire Department released the following statement on Facebook regarding the passing of Rhyan Keith. “It is with great sadness that the Teloga Volunteer Fire Department mourns the loss of Firefighter Rhyan Keith. Rhyan was an outstanding firefighter, paramedic, mentor, and friend to the community. Rhyan joined Teloga VFD in
SOUTHINGTON — The Fire Department has a full slate of officers following a flurry of career and volunteer promotions. The Board of Fire Commissioners promoted James Paul from assistant fire chief to the department’s leader last month. That kicked off a cascade of vacancies that the commission filled with promotions and a new hire this week.
TUCSON – On Wednesday Governor Doug Ducey signed a bill that expands HealthCare coverage and compensation for firefighters in Arizona. The highlight of that legislation signed by the governor is that more forms of cancer are now covered by their health care. This new legislation has also expanded to include breast and ovarian cancers. The
A former Buffalo Grove fire lieutenant testified Friday that he and firefighter Kevin Hauber battled two blazes where they faced overwhelming smoke and heat, but Ken Zarnecki said he was not aware if Hauber had sought medical treatment or complained of smoke inhalation afterward. Zarnecki testified Friday in a hearing to determine whether Kim Hauber,
On Friday, seven new recruits wrapped up their training during a series of simulated fires at Lake Superior College’s Emergency Response Training School. “We get to come out here and run through scenarios,” Christopher Orman, an instructor said. Some of the scenarios included entering burning structures and saving simulated victims, as well as, extinguishing the flames of a burning
A former D.C. firefighter sentenced to jail for possession of drugs and guns is expected to be freed from jail after evidence surfaced that the officer who pulled him over in Virginia lied about the reason for the traffic stop. Early one April morning in 2019, Elon Wilson was pulled over in Fairfax County. He
Crime & Safety Why were those sirens wailing? Patch recaps some of Essex County’s recent police, fire and EMS stories. ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Find out why those sirens were wailing. Check out these recent police, fire and EMS stories in Essex County (click headline to read) 9 Newark Residents Charged For Roles In Alleged
What to Know A massive blaze destroyed a Rockland County nursing home, killing one resident and one firefighter The facility said it had 112 residents living there at the time of the fire, and have accounted for all of them Investigators still don’t have a cause for the blaze, which was intense enough to cause