Firefighters

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KNSS News
December 09, 2019 - 11:03 pm
Wichita firefighters may receive a pay raise. The City Council is expected to vote on a new contract at today's meeting. The three year contract calls for a 2.5% raise, plus a 1.5% general pay rate adjustment. Union members have already ratified the contract.
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KNSS News
November 16, 2019 - 8:47 am
Tunnel to Towers CEO Frank Siller honors Lt. Menard who died saving his fellow firefighters. Watch the latest video at
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November 12, 2018 - 2:03 pm
Driven by high winds and fueled by dry conditions, what started as a wildland fire became an 'area ignition' event that grew into a 'giant structure fire' in Paradise, says Tim Aboudara of the International Association of Firefighters. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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July 11, 2018 - 3:00 pm
Ten volunteer firefighters are arrested and charged in North Carolina in connection with an arson conspiracy spanning over two years. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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Steve Boyer
April 09, 2018 - 1:55 pm
It was a busy weekend for Wichita firefighters. Friday evening after 10 PM a home in the 2400 block of West 3rd suffered 50-thousand dollars in damage. Four adults and one child escaped injury. Investigators say there were no working smoke alarms. The cause is under investigation. Saturday morning...
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KNSS News
January 19, 2018 - 2:37 pm
Wichita Fire Department Chief Tammy Snow announced today the promotions of both Joe Bickel and Stuart V. Bevis to Deputy Fire Chief. Bickel, who joined the department in 1975, was appointed Deputy Chief of Emergency Operations. He had served as Acting Deputy Fire Chief since July 2017. Bickel has...
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Dreamstime
December 20, 2017 - 7:06 pm
Fire crews responded Wednesday to a two-alarm apartment fire in Wichita. The fire was in the Shirkmere apartment building in the 200 block of N. Topeka. When fire crews arrived, there was smoke coming from the roof of the building. The fire was in the penthouse area of the apartment building, which...
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Dreamstime
December 04, 2017 - 6:35 pm
The new fire management officer at the U.S. Forest Service Office in Chadron, Nebraska is looking for hundreds of new firefighters. The Forest Service wants to hire more than 900 temporary firefighters in Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, South Dakota and Wyoming. Scott Bovey, in Chadron, is in charge of...
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