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Cedar Hill Fire Department CEDAR HILL, TX -- An agreement among three cities with shared dispatch often left the Cedar Hill Fire Department understaffed for service calls.
Winter Haven Fire Department WINTER HAVEN, FL -- Just a few weeks after adding eight new fire fighters to the Winter Haven Fire Department, the crews were called on to fight a large structure fire.
Eagle River Fire Protection District AVON, CO -- Dropping temperatures, a fully engulfed mobile home fire and a frozen fire hydrant almost created the perfect firestorm.
Grant aids with recruitment and retention efforts MARIPOSA, CA -- Responding to calls for service is what Jim Wilson wants the Mariposa County Fire Department to do best.
Poarch Creek Indians Fire/Rescue ATMORE, AL -- Torrential rains left the already-soaked community of Atmore as well as the Poarch Creek Indian Reservation flooded and in danger.
Hermon Fire Department Hermon, ME -- In January 2005, the Hermon Fire Department received Assistance to Firefighters Grant funding for a community fire prevention program.
Hatley Volunteer Fire Department HATLEY, Miss. -- The Hatley Volunteer Fire Department was strapped for money, and their firefighters were using unreliable brush firefighting equipment and outdated breathing apparatus and protective turnout gear.
Georgetown Fire Protection District GEORGETOWN, Calif. -- One of the Georgetown District's biggest problems is wildland fires. "Of the fire calls received in 2003, about 80 percent were for wildland or forest fires," said Chief Rick Todd.
Fairfield Glade Volunteer Fire Department FAIRFIELD, TN -- The members of the Fairfield Glade Volunteer Fire Department are older than your average firefighter, having retired from their professional careers, says Fire Chief Dave Allstaedt.