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  • 18 Towns Fight Connecticut Mill Fire

    NORWICH, Conn. -- Fire crews from more than a dozen cities and towns were called to fight a blaze at the Capehart Mill in Norwich Tuesday morning. The fire was reported at about 3 a.m. at the mill on North Main...

    News • April 28th, 2010

  • Man Hurt in Baltimore Fire Truck Crash

    BALTIMORE -- Baltimore city officials are investigating a crash between an SUV and a fire truck. The vehicles collided at about 5:40 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Warwick and North Avenues in west...

    News • April 27th, 2010

  • '31 Cent Scoop Night' Held Tonight

    For the fourth year, Baskin-Robbins will be hosting "31 Cent Scoop Night," which will take place Wednesday, April 28 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.During the event, Baskin-Robbins stores reduce the price of ice cream scoops to 31 cents to honor America's...

    News • April 27th, 2010

  • L.A. Fire: ‘Pranks to Professionalism’

    Firehouses across America are hotbeds of pranks and practical jokes, and many say it’s the culture of the fire service. Some say firefighters just need to learn to deal with it, but there’s a growing segment who say pranks have no place in a...

    News • April 27th, 2010

  • Ore. FFs Battle 3-Alarm Blaze At Church

    PORTLAND, Ore. -- Firefighters battled a three-alarm blaze at a northeast Portland church Monday night, fire officials said. The fire, first reported at 7:15 p.m., damaged the Eastside Foursquare Church on Sandy...

    News • April 27th, 2010

  • Fire Destroys Oklahoma School Gym

    SPIRO, Okla. --  Firefighters battled flames that came from the Spiro High School's old gymnasium until the building collapsed. Smoke from the fire was visible across Spiro and other parts of Leflore County. The gym is located near the...

    News • April 27th, 2010

  • Denver FFs Rescue Man from Manhole

    DENVER -- Denver firefighters rescued a worker trapped in a manhole at 8th Avenue and Logan Street Monday morning. The man was working on a fiber-optic cable in the manhole when he fell off a ladder and landed in a small...

    News • April 27th, 2010

  • 'Everyone Goes Home' Promoted in Indy

    Firefighters don't usually go to work each day thinking that this may be their last day alive, but the reality is, it could be. That's why it's important to do everything one can to prevent firefighter line of duty deaths. That's why it's the mission of...

    News • April 26th, 2010

  • Conn. Man Injured Waking Family at Fire

    BRISTOL, Conn. -- A man was injured when he ran inside a Bristol home to wake members of his family during a weekend fire. Steven Masicotte, 23, was being treated for smoke inhalation at Hartford Hospital after a Sunday...

    News • April 26th, 2010

  • Nebraska Firefighter Cut at Blaze

    OMAHA, Neb. --  An Omaha firefighter suffered a minor injury while battling a grease fire late Saturday. Firefighters were called to battle a grease fire at the Timber Creek Apartments near 137th and Harrison streets at about 8 p.m. One...

    News • April 26th, 2010

  • AFG Grant Application Period Opens

    The application period for the FY 2010 Assistance to Firefighters Grants began this morning.Access TutorialView the 2010 AFG Program GuidanceDepartments must submit applications to be considered for awards by May 28 at 5 p.m. (ET).

    News • April 26th, 2010

  • Conn. Blaze Damages Five Homes

    MILFORD, Conn. -- A three-alarm fire that began in a vacant Milford home Sunday morning spread to four other homes, fire officials said. Flames broke out just before 4 a.m. at the vacant home on Laurel Avenue. Fire...

    News • April 26th, 2010

  • Fla. Firefighter Hurt in Tanker Crash

    BUNNELL, Fla. -- A Flagler County firefighter suffered a broken wrist and had to be taken to Flagler Hospital after the tanker truck he was driving overturned in Bunnell on Sunday. The man's identity was not released...

    News • April 26th, 2010

  • Ohio Firefighter Falls Through Floor

    A Cincinnati firefighter was injured after falling though the floor of a burning duplex yesterday morning, according to The Enquirer.The fire was reported at 5:51 a.m. at a vacant two-story duplex at 940 Rosemont Ave.While attacking the blaze, the...

    News • April 26th, 2010

  • Md. Fire Truck Rolls Away, Kids OK

    Eight children escaped injury Saturday afternoon after the fire engine they were playing on rolled down a hill and hit a tree, county firefighters said.

    News • April 25th, 2010