Posts tagged "firefighters"

Toni Morrison’s Breathtaking NY Times Profile Is A Must-Read

No, really the best, in every way.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 8, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Heroic Firefighters Save A Family Of Hamsters With Tiny Oxygen Masks

When a fire crew in Lacey, Washington arrived on the scene of a mobile home fire on September 26, they found a family of hamsters trapped in their cage inside…

Claire Hannum | October 2, 2014 - 11:30 am

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Firefighter Danae Mines Is The First Woman To Be Featured In The FDNY Calendar Of Heroes

Danae Mines, a firefighter of 11 years, has long been one of New York City’s few women in the position. Now, she’s taking on another first — the only woman…

Claire Hannum | July 16, 2014 - 11:30 am

What Do You Think About Female Firefighters?

The president of the United Women’s Firefighters recently wrote a letter to the Brooklyn federal judge in which she claimed that women are so underrepresented in the firefighting world that…

Nikki Dowling | February 26, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Sexy Firefights Feel The Heat

New York City is known for being dirty, but even out on Long Island, New York’s finest are apparently too filthy for a fundraiser. Officials in Long Beach have banned…

Simcha | March 24, 2008 - 4:00 pm