Latest Omaha Fire Department Stories

2010-05-06 08:00:00

PITTSBURGH, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Understanding how fire behaves is considered the most effective weapon for fighting fires and saving lives.

2010-03-31 10:00:00

PITTSBURGH, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Like many fire departments in the nation today, the Omaha Fire Department has a predominantly young force that needed thorough training to learn and understand the complexities of fire behavior.

Word of the Day
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.