Volunteers Hoping To Save Lives With Smoke Detector Program In CityVolunteers from the American Red Cross and Calvary Baptist Church went door to door in the Hill District Tuesday, installing free smoke detectors for residents.
City Fire Officials Considering Sprinkler Requirements In All BuildingsThe Pittsburgh Fire Bureau is now considering requiring all residential and office buildings to have full sprinkler systems.
More Training Vowed After Firefighters Forced To Jump Out Of WindowPittsburgh officials say more training is planned after a review of a Wilkinsburg fire last year in which 5 firefighters were hurt.
Sources: Pittsburgh Firefighter Suspended After Overdosing On HeroinA firefighter with the Pittsburgh Fire Bureau has been suspended after he overdosed on heroin while on the job.
Pittsburgh Fire Bureau: 'Firefighter' Asking For Assistance Is An ImpostorThey're brave men and women, risking their lives at times to save others.
Fire Prevention Tips For The Holiday SeasonThe holiday season is often marred by devastating fires because of carelessness with Christmas decorations.
High Volume Of Overdose Cases Putting Strain On Resources, Budgets Of First RespondersIt’s a crisis that is gripping the nation, and spreading. Lawmakers across the country are trying to fight the growing problem of opioid addiction and overdose.
Chief: Liberty Bridge Contractors Did Not Have Proper Permits, Fire SuppressionThe Liberty Bridge was closed to traffic for 24 days after a fire that caused major damage, creating no shortage of backups and inconvenience.
Injured Firefighters Recovering After Wilkinsburg House FireWe often take their sacrifices for granted, but Friday’s fire in Wilkinsburg was a stark reminder of how firefighters routinely put their lives on the line.
New Firefighters Start Training At Fire AcademyPittsburgh firefighters go through a 32-week intensive course at the Fire Academy, before they ever answer a call.
City Officials Looking Into Whether Firefighters' Narcan Training Conflicts With EMS ContractPittsburgh firefighters gained a new tool this week that's proven to save lives, but then came some confusion about whether they could continue to use it.
Fog Machine In Art Exhibit Prompts False Fire Alarms In Market SquareWhere there's smoke there's fire. But fog signals art, as Pittsburgh firefighters are quickly learning.