‘Alexandrian’ Will Bailey Wins Councilor Seat

Congratulations to former Local 2068 Vice President Will Bailey elected as thenewest city councilor in Alexandria. Brother Bailey is part of an all-Democratic city council joined by Mayor Allison Silberberg, Vice Mayor Justin Wilson and fellow City Councilors John Chapman, Tim Lovain, Del Pepper, and Paul Smedberg. In an interview with the Alexandria Times Will said, “I feel like...

What to Do If There’s an Active Shooter Nearby video

Whether it’s an incident like Wednesday’s shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., or you are in the checkout line at the mall or drafting an email in your cubicle – what would you do if you heard gun shots and realized an active shooter was nearby? Just like in any other emergency situation, the best thing you can do is to be prepared with information...

Fairfax County Firefighters Donates 'Fill The Boot' Artifacts

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On a global day dedicated to giving, the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will announce a long-term Philanthropy Initiative with a new display, "Giving in America," as well as a collections effort that represents Americans' gifts of time, talent, expertise and money. The donation of objects reflecting on community giving will take place during...

IAFF Pressures Congress to Renew Zadroga Funding Before the Holidays

Washington, D.C. (via IAFF.org) - The IAFF is moving aggressively on all fronts to make sure members of Congress do not go home for the holidays without passing the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act. In print, online and in person, the remaining lawmakers who have not yet voiced support for renewal of the Zadroga Act are getting an...
Fairfax County News Feed

Fairfax County: Training Center Residents Relocated - Virginia Connection Newspapers

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Fairfax County: Public Safety Committee meets to discuss Ad Hoc Police Review...

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Fairfax County offers jail diversion program for mentally ill offenders - Washington...

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A pop quiz for Sharon Bulova & the Fairfax County Board of...

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Fire News

Firefighter suffers minor injuries when truck tire explodes - WLWT...

WLWT CincinnatiFirefighter suffers minor injuries when truck tire explodesWLWT CincinnatiBut at some...

New Reports Reveals Findings In A Firefighter Killed On Duty...

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Former firefighter gets $55K settlement over drug test leak by...

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IAFF News

Report questions why it took Philly ladder truck 18 minutes...

STATter911Report questions why it took Philly ladder truck 18 minutes to get to LODD fireSTATter911A...

Community rallies in firefighter's fight against cancer - Victorville Daily...

Victorville Daily PressCommunity rallies in firefighter's fight against cancerVictorville Daily ...

Lord Cow vows not to accept Nestle decision to end...

MarketingLord Cow vows not to accept Nestle decision to end IAFF sponsorship over athletics corrupti...
Paramedics & EMS

Jones Co. EMS moves to Paramedic Level in the near...

WNCTJones Co. EMS moves to Paramedic Level in the near futureWNCTTRENTON, N.C. (WNCT) – Jones County...

Paramedic arrested in Lowndes for sexual battery - The Commercial...

The Commercial DispatchParamedic arrested in Lowndes for sexual batteryThe Commercial DispatchA Lafa...

Hundreds gather for funeral of popular Teesside paramedic Chris Allen...

Gazette LiveHundreds gather for funeral of popular Teesside paramedic Chris AllenGazette LiveChris h...
Health

Genetic testing has increased in young women with breast cancer...

MicroCap MagazineGenetic testing has increased in young women with breast cancerHealioMost young wom...

Doctors Cut the Tongue of the Wrong Kid in an...

I4U NewsDoctors Cut the Tongue of the Wrong Kid in an Unneeded FrenectomyI4U NewsWhether this is a c...

Your Neanderthal inheritance could effect your mood, your skin, and...

Los Angeles TimesYour Neanderthal inheritance could effect your mood, your skin, and your smoking ha...