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  • Pa. Arson Fires Stop After FF's Death

    WESTOVER, Pa. -- The investigation continues into a string of arsons in Clearfield County. Several fires last fall were ruled arson, including a fire at an abandoned house in Westover. Firefighter Roy Westover...

    News • March 24th, 2010

  • Shower Voyeuring Fla. Firefighter Fired

    --  A firefighter accused of peering at a paramedic intern as she was taking a shower in the women's bathroom at the fire station has been fired. Carlos Marti was fired from the St. Lucie County Fire District on Monday, a district spokeswoman said...

    News • March 24th, 2010

  • N.M. Dept. Lays Out New DWI Policy

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Get a DWI. Get fired. It's the new policy laid out for Albuquerque firefighters who get busted for driving drunk. "It's time to take a stronger stance and do the right thing and put an end to it," said...

    News • March 24th, 2010

  • House Explosion Reported in Conn.

    EAST HAVEN, Conn. -- Emergency crews were called to a 2-story East Haven home Tuesday afternoon for reports of an explosion, police said. The explosion was reported on Warner Road before 5 p.m. Channel 3...

    News • March 24th, 2010

  • FDNY Ladder Truck Collides With Car

    A responding FDNY ladder truck collided with a car this morning, according to the news Web site DNAinfo.Ladder 21 was traveling down Ninth Avenue en route to an automatic fire alarm shortly after 9 a.m., when a civilian heading east on 30th Street made...

    News • March 23rd, 2010

  • Semi Hits Maryland Light Rail Train

    COCKEYSVILLE, Md. -- A light rail train and tractor-trailer collided Tuesday morning in Cockeysville, causing the partial derailment of the train. The crash occurred shortly before 9:30 a.m. in the 10000 block of Gilroy...

    News • March 23rd, 2010

  • Chicago Firefighter Falls From Roof

    A Chicago firefighter fell 30 feet from the roof of a burning house early this morning, according to The Chicago Tribune. Department spokesman Larry Langford told the newspaper that the unnamed firefighter "did a somersault in the air" after he lost...

    News • March 23rd, 2010

  • Blaze Erupts Inside Texas Firehouse

    PASADENA --  Investigators are looking into what started a fire at a fire station in Pasadena, KPRC Local 2 reported. It started at about 1:40 a.m. Monday on Red Bluff at Kirby at the station that houses a police substation and a volunteer...

    News • March 23rd, 2010

  • Calif. Mayor Gets Heat From Fatal Fire

    SAN DIEGO -- San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders said he would not re-staff local fire station in response to a fire-related death last week in the Golden Hill area. It took a fire-rescue truck about 30 seconds to knock down a...

    News • March 23rd, 2010

  • Worcester Fire Deemed Suspicious

    WORCESTER, Mass. --  A massive three-alarm fire tore through an old vacant factory building in Worcester on Monday afternoon. The fire left a total loss behind, and investigators said they have deemed it suspicious. Driving into Worcester...

    News • March 23rd, 2010

  • Iowa Family Rescued From Roof

    COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa -- A Council Bluffs family was rescued from the roof of their burning apartment building early Monday. Firefighters were called to 5th Avenue and North 7th Street to a house that had been converted...

    News • March 23rd, 2010

  • N.H. Firefighter Charged With 4 Arsons

    ALTON, N.H. -- An Alton firefighter has been charged with setting four arsons. Officials said Stark Liedtke, a 22-year veteran of the Alton Fire Department, was fired after the arson charges were filed. Police said he...

    News • March 22nd, 2010

  • 8 Plucked From Indy Apartment Fire

    INDIANAPOLIS -- A fire early Sunday morning on Indianapolis' east side forced at least 20 people out of their homes. The blaze began at about 5:45 a.m. at the Washington Arms apartments, in the 1200 block of East...

    News • March 22nd, 2010

  • Two Killed in Florida Apartment Fire

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. --  Firefighters called to a home in the 6100 block of Mercer Circle West about 4:45 a.m. Sunday found a small detached apartment behind a home on fire. Once the fire was out, they found the body of a man in his late 20s and...

    News • March 22nd, 2010

  • Ariz. Grocery Store Consumed by Fire

    PHOENIX -- About 100 firefighters battled a second-alarm blaze at a popular south Phoenix grocery store Saturday night. The Ranch Market at Central and Southern avenues caught fire just before 9 p.m., said Capt. Tony Mure...

    News • March 22nd, 2010