342 Connecticut Firefighters Killed On The Job HonoredConnecticut officials honored 342 firefighters from across the state who were killed in the line of duty since the mid-1800s.
Cornwall Firefighters Escape Their Own Burning House During Lightning StormThe firefighters who live at the house put on their gear and helped fight the fire when the department arrived.
Blumenthal Calls For Firefighter Cancer RegistryConnecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal is calling for a first-of-its-kind national firefighter cancer registry.
Bridgeport Awarded Federal Funds To Hire FirefightersMayor Joe Ganim says the city's fire department has been "dangerously understaffed" for years
Firefighters Rescue Man Stranded On Strip Of Land In RiverFirefighters rescued a homeless man from the Naugatuck river in Waterbury after authorities say he became stranded on a small strip of land.
Two Fallen Connecticut Firefighters Honored By PresidentTwo Connecticut firefighters who died in the line of duty have been honored by President Barack Obama and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
Fire Officials Meet With Conn-OSHA On Safety CitationsHartford Fire Department leaders met Thursday behind closed doors with state workplace safety regulators.
Legislation Would Link Firefighters' Cancer To Their Jobs
Home Burns To Ground Due To Unplowed DrivewayFirefighters could not stop a home from burning down.
7 Firefighters Injured In Lightning Strike While Battling BlazeSeven firefighters were checked for injuries after lightning struck nearby as they battled a blaze in Guilford.
3 Firefighters Hurt Battling Blaze In NH Three firefighters were hurt while battling a blaze at a home in Claremont and one was airlifted to a hospital in Boston with what fire officials described as significant burns.
Random Drug Testing In New Firefighter ContractWaterbury officials and the union representing firefighters have agreed to a new three-year contract that includes pay raises and random drug testing.

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