Firefighter Completes Los Angeles Marathon in Full Gear to Raise Money in Honor of Fallen Colleagues
Dressed in full gear and carrying an American flag, Ventura County firefighter Rudy Marin completed the Los Angeles Marathon Sunday as he raised money for a memorial honoring his fallen colleagues. Marin was one of thousands who made the 26.2-mile trek from Dodger Stadium near downtown L.A. to the Santa Monica shoreline.
- PUB DATE: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KTLA-TV WB 5 Los Angeles
IAFC wildland fire expert dies suddenly
Friends, family and colleagues are mourning the unexpected death of a wildland fire expert who died while attending the IAFC Wildland-Urban Interface conference Sunday.
Christina Randall, who gave an insightful interview for the latest Fire Chief Digital edition, was an expert in mitigating wildland and WUI fires and a member of IAFC’s Wildland Fire Policy Committee, IAFC stated in a press release.
- PUB DATE: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: FireRescue1
Massachusetts fire chief reinstated after audit
The fire chief who has been on paid administrative leave for more than two months has been reinstated.
In a 3-0 vote Tuesday, the Board of Selectmen reinstated Fire Chief Peter Martell and took him off paid administrative leave, which he has been on since Jan. 10. On Jan. 10, Chief Martell was chastised by Stephen J.
- PUB DATE: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Worcester Telegram