fire department

NYFD rejects Navy SEAL for being too old

A 37-year-old US Navy SEAL who's served four combat tours was rejected by the New York City Fire Department for being too old. Now other fire departments across the country have reached out to let him know he's welcome elsewhere.

Emergency resources being abused

The Spokane and Couer d'Alene Fire Departments are strained by people who call 911 for what most people would consider non-emergencies, and the departments have no choice but to respond.

Valley fire crews preparing for worst case scenario

If you see smoke on the horizon the next couple of days don't worry. The Spokane Valley Fire Department is conducting wildland fire training by lighting practice fires and them putting them out in preparation for a potentially busy fire season.