Joseph Cassano worked Monday at a Borough Park station, but the Jewish community complained. He once tweeted “I like Jews about as much as hitler.”
This coat is literally fire.
“I like Jews about as much as hitler,” Joseph Cassano once tweeted. He has been assigned to a firehouse in an Orthodox Jewish Brooklyn neighborhood.
(JTA) — A former volunteer firefighter from Southern California is suing his former department alleging anti-Semitism and harassment. Jared Hartstein, 27, of Irvine, worked for the volunteer fire department in La Habra Heights from June 2015 until he resigned on Dec. 21 that year. Hartstein alleged in interviews with the local media that senior firefighters…
A New York City firefighter killed in a weekend blaze earned accolades in the Satmar Hasidic community for saving a 7-year-old boy’s life a month earlier.
New studies of climate change continue to pour out almost daily. Wars, fire and even road rage and domestic violence could rise along with the mercury.
Joining the grief felt across Arizona, the Phoenix Jewish community last week held a solemn tribute to the nineteen Scottsdale firefighters who perished on June 30, the Jewish News of Greater Phoenix reported
A huge explosion rocked Venezuela’s biggest oil refinery early on Saturday - killing at least 39 people and injuring more than 80 others in the worst disaster in memory for the country’s key oil industry. Balls of fire rose over the Amuay refinery, one of the largest in the world, and lit up the night sky as firefighters struggled to contain the burning blaze. The explosion shattered walls of nearby shops, ripped out windows from homes and left the surrounding streets covered with rubble and twisted scraps of metal. At least 86 people were injured, nine of them seriously, the country’s health minister said at a hospital where the injured were taken. She said 77 people suffered light injuries and were released. Flames reaching nearly 100 feet into the air still crackled almost 20 hours after the explosion - giving off searing heat felt by the residents of a neighbourhood approximately 1000 feet away.
Firefighters have been trying to combat flames which have spread across the northwest of Spain, affecting several villages and other localities. This has been one of the worst summers for fires in Spanish history due to hot dry weather, although this fire is thought to have been started intentionally.