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Photos: TX Firefighters Protect Adjacent Homes from Blaze
Fort Worth firefighters arrived to find the one-story home engulfed in flames with the adjacent homes catching fire.
Posted on Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:50:27 GMT

Foscoe, NC, Volunteer Fire Dept. Gets New Pumper
Foscoe, NC, Vol. Fire Dept. as recently accepted delivery of a new pumper, its eighth Toyne apparatus.
Posted on Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:46:37 GMT

CA Firefighters Make Stand Against Re-Energized Blaze
Firefighters mounted an effort Sunday to keep the Thomas Fire from advancing deeper into Santa Barbara County.
Posted on Sun, 10 Dec 2017 23:16:12 GMT

IN Fire Union Takes City to Court Over Contract Talks
Kokomo's fire union is taking the city to court amid a months-long battle over collective bargaining.
Posted on Sun, 10 Dec 2017 16:28:38 GMT

Two Dead after Plane Crashes into CA Home
A single-engine plane with four people aboard crashed into a Clairemont home Saturday, killing two passengers.
Posted on Sun, 10 Dec 2017 16:21:05 GMT

WA Fire Departments Turn Attention to Mental Health
Skagit County fire departments are addressing the increasing rate of suicide in the fire service.
Posted on Sun, 10 Dec 2017 16:03:13 GMT

Firefighters Begin Turning Tide in Southern CA
Firefighters hoped to make more progress Saturday against wildfires burning from Ojai to Oceanside.
Posted on Sat, 09 Dec 2017 21:54:34 GMT

911 Calls Paint Chilling Portrait of Fatal HI Fire
Newly released 911 calls from July's fatal high-rise fire in Honolulu offer a harrowing glimpse of the conditions inside.
Posted on Sat, 09 Dec 2017 21:46:05 GMT

TX Firefighter Dies after On-Duty Cardiac Event
Bowie Rural Fire Department member Charles Patterson died Thursday after suffering a cardiac event a week earlier.
Posted on Sat, 09 Dec 2017 15:33:38 GMT

First Fatality Confirmed in Southern CA Wildfires
A 70-year-old woman was found dead in a car involved in a crash along an evacuation route in Ventura County.
Posted on Sat, 09 Dec 2017 14:58:14 GMT

CA Private Charter Bus Overturns, 30 Injured
Thirty people were hurt, four seriously, when a charter bus overturned in San Francisco on Friday night.
Posted on Sat, 09 Dec 2017 14:51:09 GMT

Ex-FL Firefighter Gets $245K in Discrimination Case
Former Tampa firefighter Tanja Vidovic had sued for discrimination and retaliation over a pregnancy.
Posted on Sat, 09 Dec 2017 14:35:09 GMT

Trump Declares Disaster as CA Blazes Rage
Wildfires fanned by sustained Santa Ana winds continued wreaking havoc across Southern California on Friday.
Posted on Sat, 09 Dec 2017 00:46:47 GMT

CA Lawmakers Propose Mandatory Wireless Emergency Alerts
As wildfires continue to ravage California, a push has begun for mandatory wireless alerts in all 58 counties.
Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 22:45:40 GMT

Watch Compilation of Raw Footage from Southern CA Fires
This video compiles dozens of pieces of raw footage of wildfires burning across Southern California.
Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:41:12 GMT

The Hawaii County firefighter's BAC was below the legal limit but still violated department rules.
Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:24:28 GMT

100 NH Firefighters Tackle Apartment Building Blaze
An accidental kitchen fire forced over a dozen people out of their homes Thursday in Manchester.
Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:16:56 GMT

Fund Started to Send Sick NY Firefighter to Super Bowl
A Tarrytown firefighter stricken with brain cancer has always dreamed of attending a Super Bowl.
Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 15:47:37 GMT

Coal Township, PA, Puts Refurbished 'Purple Demon' in Service
Watch a video of the refurbishment of a pumper for East End Hose & Fire Co. in Coal Township, PA.
Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 15:19:33 GMT

FL County Approves New Public Safety Radio Towers
Flagler County commissioners approved the plan as part of a public safety radio system overhaul.
Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 15:21:23 GMT

ND Fire Chief Announces Retirement after 45 Years
Grand Forks Fire Chief Peter O'Neill plans to retire Jan. 5 after nearly 45 years with the department.
Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 15:13:24 GMT

Feeding CA Firefighters During Wildfires No Small Task
What's on the firefighter menu in Southern California? Try 10,000 eggs and 4,500 strips of bacon.
Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:59:33 GMT

MA Chief On Leave for Threatening Wife Resigns
Ipswich's fire chief was put on leave in September after being arrested for threatening to shoot his wife.
Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:50:40 GMT

MO Grinch Steals Donation Jars, One for FF's Family
The thief who stole donation jars for a firefighter's family and veterans was caught by Raymore police.
Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:24:40 GMT

Thousands Battle Southern CA Blazes amid High Winds
Amid devastating Santa Ana winds Thursday, thousands of firefighters dug in for an extended battle.
Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:53:55 GMT



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