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Silver Lake (NY) Fire Station Reopens

For five years, the old fire station at Silver Lake has sat empty, but the coronavirus pandemic is giving it some new life, reports...

FAMA and the COVID-19 Crisis

FAMA Board President Andrew Lingel shares how FAMA and its member companies have responded to ensure you continue to have access to new fire apparatus as well as the service and maintenance that your community depends on.

Three Shifts at Tulsa (OK) Fire Station are Quarantined

All three shifts of firefighters at one Tulsa Fire Department station are quarantined Tuesday after one of them started showing coronavirus symptoms, reports Fox...

San Antonio (TX) Fire Station Remains Closed Due to COVID-19 Infections

A San Antonio fire station where six firefighters tested positive for COVID-19 will remain closed until the quarantine period is over, reports KSAT 12. In...

Brockway Volunteer Hose Company (PA) Creates Homemade Sanitizing Device

The Brockway Volunteer Hose Company has created a homemade sanitizing device for the department’s trucks and equipment, reports The Courier Express. Lieutenant Matt Furlong took...

Surgical Gowns and N95 Masks Destroyed in Truck Fire

A fire inside a semi-trailer traveling along a Tennessee highway burned through surgical gowns and N95 masks, reports New York Daily News. The truck went...

Pennsylvania Company Offers Fire Stations Cleaning Services Free of Charge

Mammoth Restoration — a water, fire and smoke damage restoration company — has been offering its cleaning and sanitation services to area...

FEMA and HHS Share Best Practices for Coronavirus Pandemic Response

FEMA and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) are collecting and sharing best practices and lessons learned from the whole-of-America response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

West Allis (WI) Asks People Not to Bring Pizza to Fire Station

The West Allis Fire Department is sharing with the community after many well-meaning folks have offered free coffee, pizza or other food to fire...

Mount Pleasant (MI) Using UV Lights to Clean Fire Apparatus

Fire and police departments are using ultraviolet lights to help sanitize vehicles and to reuse personal protective equipment, reports mlive.com. The city introduced UV lights...

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