Charlotte Firefighter Hospitalized After Aerial Overturns
A Charlotte firefighter was hospitalized after officials say the ladder truck he was driving overturned early Sunday.
Posted on Sun, 21 Dec 2014 18:52:26 GMT
Charlotte, N.C., Aerial Overturns
An aerial in Charlotte overturned early Sunday morning one firefighter suffered a hand injury.
Posted on Sun, 21 Dec 2014 18:44:59 GMT
Tenn. Firefighters Ditch Santa, Respond to House Fire
Oakland firefighters were giving Santa a ride in a fire truck to help deliver toys and meals to needy families when they got a call to a house fire. Santa had to change vehicles to let the firefighters go work.
Posted on Sun, 21 Dec 2014 15:29:17 GMT
Maine Firefighters Challenged by Train Engine Fire
Four trucks and about 26 firefighters responded from the Monmouth's fire department. They were able to knock down the fire in less than half an hour, he said, but firefighters stayed for another two hours to put out the hot spots.
Posted on Sun, 21 Dec 2014 15:25:13 GMT
Off-duty St. Louis Firefighters Rescue People From Burning Car
Three off-duty St. Louis firefighters heading to their jobs saw a vehicle on fire and managed to pull three people from the flames Saturday morning.
Posted on Sun, 21 Dec 2014 15:19:34 GMT
Six Units Damaged in Los Angeles Apartment Fire, One Hurt
Six units were damaged and one person was hospitalized Saturday after a fire broke out at a five-story apartment building near UCLA.
Posted on Sun, 21 Dec 2014 15:16:29 GMT
Firefighter Burned in Two-Alarm House Fire in San Diego
A firefighter was injured and a family dog killed Saturday when a two-alarm fire engulfed a house in the Clairemont neighborhood of San Diego.
Posted on Sun, 21 Dec 2014 15:13:24 GMT
Iowa Homeowner Arrested After House Fire
A Des Moines woman was arrested for disorderly conduct after she arrived on the scene of a fire at her home, argued with police officers and spit at them.
Posted on Sun, 21 Dec 2014 15:08:22 GMT
New Policy For Ohio Dept. Limits Firefighter Speech, Movement
Firefighters in Perrysburg can't leave their station for any reason other than an emergency and they can't talk negatively about the department while on duty under a new policy issued by the chief.
Posted on Sun, 21 Dec 2014 14:52:09 GMT
Four Teens Die in Fiery Head-on Pa. Crash
Authorities say speed was a factor in a fiery head-on crash in eastern Pennsylvania that claimed the lives of four teens and left one car upside-down and another split in two.
Posted on Sun, 21 Dec 2014 14:32:59 GMT
One Dead After Crashing Into Ambulance in Conn.
A car crashed head-on into an an ambulance in Somers killing the driver of the car. The crew suffered bumps and bruises, but there was no patient on board at the time.
Posted on Sun, 21 Dec 2014 14:30:13 GMT
St. Louis Firefighters Find Body in Burned Car
A body was found inside a burning vehicle in the Baden neighborhood on Friday night, and now St. Louis homicide detectives are investigating.
Posted on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:38:58 GMT
Ky. School Bus Rolls Over, Eight Students on Board
A school bus belonging to the the Knox County Public Schools had its work day cut short, after it overturned early Friday morning while taking students to class. One student required hospitalization for evaluation.
Posted on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:36:00 GMT
Infant Dies in S.C. House Fire
A 6-month-old child was killed in a house fire off North Main Street in Columbia
Posted on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:31:22 GMT
Firefighters in Hawaii Rescue Eight From Ocean Current
According to the Maui Fire Department, a couple from Canada called for help while snorkeling at Black Rock. A family of four and another nearby couple swam over to help but found themselves also unable to deal with the strong northerly current.
Posted on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:27:16 GMT
South Carolina Fire Claims Two Boys, Injures Firefighter
A fast moving fire in an apartment building killed two children and displaced 10 families in Greenville. A firefighter also suffered a leg injury.
Posted on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:22:26 GMT
Decision on Embattled R.I. Fire Chief's Fate Deferred
North Providence officials have deferred a decision on whether to suspend the fire chief's benefits allowing time for review of records. The chief is accused of collecting almost $180,000 in pension and health-care benefits he wasn't entitled to receive.
Posted on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:47:19 GMT
Wash. Fire District Secretary Charged With Embezzling
As much as $18,000 may have been spent on unauthorized purchases using Benton Fire District 6 finances and the secretary who allegedly spent the money has been charged with embezzlement.
Posted on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:41:01 GMT
Chicago Firefighter Hurt in South Side Blaze
A firefighter was injured while battling a blaze in the Cottage Grove Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side early Saturday morning.
Posted on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:31:12 GMT
N.Y. Fire Kills Retired Farmer, Woman Rescued by Firefighters
A fast-moving fire early Friday killed a retired farmer and critically injured his wife in their ranch home in the Genesee County community of Byron.
Posted on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:24:52 GMT
Men Jump From Fatal Ind. Apartment Fire, Help Save Others
Four men jumped the second floor to escape a fire in a Lebanon, Ind., apartment and then helped people get out of the building that was quickly becoming engulfed in fire. One man was killed in the blaze.
Posted on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:01:48 GMT
Long Island, N.Y., Firefighter Remains Critical After Fire
An Inwood firefighter remains in critical condition after he fell through a floor during a house fire in Woodmere and was found unconscious and in cardiac arrest in the basement.
Posted on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:46:00 GMT
Calif. Crash Kills Three, Hurts Three in Highway Wreck
At least three people died and three others were injured Friday in a collision on the 15 Freeway near Escondido.
Posted on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:00:04 GMT
N.Y. Ambulance Service Closing, No Medical Director
It appears the Crown Point Rescue Squad will close operations next month because, after a six-month search, it can't find a medical director.
Posted on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:48:01 GMT
Donated N.C. Fire Gear Returned From Mexico Due to Shipping Error
Customs in Mexico rejected 20 sets of used firefighter gear because they were classified as 'used clothing' and the country does allow importation of those items. The Burlington-based sender will try again calling them equipment.
Posted on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:41:32 GMT
Maine Firefighters Rescue Woman Trapped on Balcony
Jay Fire & Rescue Department plucked a woman from a third-floor balcony after she locked herself out of her apartment with no jacket and no shoes. She was scouting out Christmas light locations.
Posted on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:34:38 GMT
Pa. Dept. Recalls Support During Dark Days, Returns Favor
Firefighters in Youngwood had a difficult year, losing one of their own, but the support was overwhelming. So, they returned the favor and helped a homeless family get on its feet.
Posted on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:00:01 GMT
Off-Duty Md. Firefighter Dies After Falling Through Roof
A 21-year veteran and officer with the Anne Arundel Fire Department has died after falling through a roof in Edgewater.
Posted on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:57:22 GMT
Two Dead in Explosion, Fire at Oklahoma Oil Rig
An explosion and fire early Friday morning killed two people and critically injured two others at an oil rig in southeastern Oklahoma.
Posted on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:54:26 GMT
Woodmere 3 Alarm House Fire
Posted on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:13:18 GMT