Arizona Public Media
AZPM on Facebook AZPM on Twitter AZPM on YouTube AZPM on Google+ AZPM on Instagram

All Stories


Latino, Black Firefighters at Higher Risk of Cancer

Data from from largest cancer registry in U.S.

Tucson Fire Given Pet Resuscitation Kits

Special kits designed to help Fido and Whiskers recover

Health Officials Urge N. AZ Residents to Stay Inside

Anyone who smells or sees smoke from the fire burning in Oak Creek Canyon should temporarily suspend outdoor activity; Slide Fire is up to 4,800 acres now.

First Legislative Hearing on Hotshot Families Survivor Benefits

State House Speaker Andy Tobin to testify Tuesday; proposal includes funding for rebuilding efforts as well.

The Tucson Fire Department utilizes trucks like this one to respond to less serious calls which don't require a full fire engine.

Tucson Fire's New Rescue Unit Saves Resources

Rescue 8 responds to less grave emergency calls, though it's equipped for higher-risk ones as well.

The Granite Mountain Hotshot crew. Nineteen crew members were killed June 30, 2013, fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire.

Law Changes May Ensure Hotshot Families Survivor Benefits

AZ house speaker drafting a retroactive legislation; mother of one of 19 firefighters having a news conference in Prescott Wed.

Mother of Prescott Hotshot Demands Family Survivor Benefits

Such aid reserved for full-time employees; many of the 19 firefighters were seasonal; officials unable to legally reclassify them as permanent.

Ladder Truck from Tucson Fire Department

Fire Dept., UA Collaborate to Prevent PTSD in Firefighters

A new project helps deal with the hardships of their daily work.

Selected Categories

1 – 8 of 8

collection categories

click any filter to remove it

[Fire] [Health & Medicine]