firefighters

Firefighter Loses Job Over Racially Insensitive Watermelon
Would the Albany, Schenectady, Glens Falls or Troy FD handle it the same way? A probationary firefighter was fired recently because he brought in a watermelon (complete with a bow) as a gift to the veteran members of the station.  Some of his African-American co-workers were offended, some…
Firefighters Do It All [PICTURE]
It always amazes me that first responders throw caution to the wind and go into a situation sometimes blind. Firefighters, EMTs and even police officers never know what kind of emergency they will be called upon to help.
It’s Friday So You Need Some Firefighters Holding Puppies
Every year some philanthropic firefighters in Australia pose for a calendar to sell for charity.
Since 1993 proceeds of the hottest calendar down under have benefited the Children's Hospital Foundation and the Westmead Children's Hospital's burn unit to the tune of over …
Rensselaer Professional Firefighters Need Your Support Tonight
Today the Rensselaer Professional Firefighters Association posted a press release on their Facebook Page asking the public for support. In their press release the Firefighters expressed that they did not feel that the city of Rensselaer has been negotiating with them in good faith and have been serv…
Albany Has 13 New Firefighters
Firefighters are a close knit family. They strive to keep us safe and they always watch out for their fellow brothers and sisters that battle dangerous situations all the time.