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Smoke and fire fill the air July 19, 2017 in and around Cache Creek, as forest fires rage in western Canada.

A Canadian firefighter says his human rights were violated because he wasn’t given vegan food while fighting wildfires

Adam Knauff, 40, alleged that he was discriminated against, suspended, and ultimately docked pay in 2017 after he stood up for his "rights."
Thomas Harwell helping an elderly woman at a country music concert.

A photo of a firefighter carrying an elderly woman up the stairs at a country concert is going viral and people are applauding it

Thomas Harwell helped the woman to her seat at the beginning of the show and "decided I wasn't going to leave until I helped her upstairs."

A fundraising effort started by tycoon Vincent Tan to buy the contentious Seafield temple land has raised RM2 million

RM1.5 million was raised by Malaysian businessmen Vincent Tan, David Kong, and Barry Goh, who previously headed MCT.

Malaysia temple riot: Home Minister says developer’s lawyer paid ‘thugs’ to ‘take care of things’

"You are strong. Wake up soon Muhammad Adib. Pray for my fiance. I am not strong, looking at you like this," the fireman's fiancee wrote.
Firefighters watch as an air tanker drops fire retardant to protect homes along the crest of a hill at the River Fire (Mendocino Complex) near Lakeport, California, U.S. August 2, 2018

A firefighter killed in California’s largest wildfire in state history was hit by an 87-foot tree that got uprooted in a fire-suppressant drop t...

Matthew Burchett, a 42-year-old battalion chief from Utah helping out with the Mendocino Fire Complex in Northern California, was killed when an air tanker mistakenly dropped thousands of gallons of fire-suppressing too close to the tree-line, causing an 87 foot tree to snap and fall on him.

Watch a firefighter catch a child thrown from a burning building in Georgia

The 5-year-old was thrown from the third floor.