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Volunteer Firefighters Prohibited From Mutual Aid Response

Broken contracts, reimbursement cuts and lack of training is keeping South Dakota departments responding to fires on Native American reservations By Dominik Dausch, KOTA A streak of structure fires hit the...

Burglars Steal Miss. Fire Truck, Fire Equipment

Police are still seeking information on who broke into the fire station and made off with a brush truck and portable tools By WREG DeSoto County Fire is asking for the public’s help in tracking down a fire...

Brewery Fundraises for Volunteer Firefighters

All of the proceeds will go to volunteer firefighters impacted by California’s Creek Fire By Vanessa Vasconselos, ABC 30 Less than 24 hours after coming back from the front lines of the single largest...

Rebuilding Burned Volunteer Firehouse Stalled

Rebuild efforts have dragged on since the April fire, but one official says it will be built this year By Paul Palmeter, CBC News The fire chief in Shinimicas, on Nova Scotia’s north shore, says...

Budget, Pandemic Threaten Brazil’s Volunteer Wildland Firefighters

The pandemic led to delays in fire prevention measures after fire season began; indigenous volunteer firefighters say their is a culture of neglect By Mauricio Angelo, Mongabay Age-old Indigenous knowledge has...

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