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Jonathon Jackson plans to do away with 100 year tradition of making promotions based on seniority.Read More »
The impact of a response to the firehouse. A young firefighter dead, a man hurting and a wife angry.Read More »
TV station reports FBI & MI attorney general investigating Detroit EMS. Charlie LeDuff back on track.
Reporter LeDuff recaps the sorry state of EMS in Detroit.Read More »
Raw video: Four-alarm Philly fire with multiple collapses. Warehouse stored equipment for famed Mummers parade.
Fire was fought by 33 companies with 120 firefighters.Read More »
TV station probes violence claims against Detroit firefighter. Case of two women punched reopened. Commissioner looking at off-duty incidents as possible conduct unbecoming.
Following two separate bar fights did cops cut Mike Risher a break because he is a firefighter?Read More »
UPDATE – Belgian firefighter says TV reporter wrong that they paid $2K each for Detroit FD ride-along/training. LeDuff rains on critically acclaimed ‘Burn’ local premiere.
"Let it burn" plays at the same time "Burn" does.Read More »
Detroit fire commissioner sees money in firefighter tourists. Memo suggests charging for ride-along training program that would put the visitors to work.
Reporter Charlie LeDuff gives the full treatment to Commissioner Donald Austin and his memo.Read More »
A must read: FDNY begins tests that could change tactics. Ventilation & basement fires are among things to be studied in burning of rowhomes on Governors Island.
The December fire in Brooklyn that critically burned a firefighter is one of the reasons FDNY is looking closely at ventilation techniques and other tactics in residential fires.Read More »
Detroit reporter Charlie LeDuff at it again. Finds donated tower unused & Highland Park's mayor begging for it.
A department in worse shape than Detroit wants the 29-year-old rig.Read More »