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  • Fla. Firefighter Climbs Into Sewer Drain To Rescue Dog

    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Firefighters rescued a dog that fell into a sewer drain Monday afternoon after it was hit by a car. A vehicle hit the dog, a female miniature pinscher, near U.S. 441 and 196th Street in Miami...

    News • September 29th, 2009

  • Gas Line Ruptures Clears Calif. Traffic Court

    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- On Monday around 1:07 p.m., a call was received by the Kern County Fire Department for a gas leak behind the Superior Court of California, Traffic Court in the 3100 block of Arrow Street in...

    News • September 29th, 2009

  • Fire Destroys West Palm, Fla., Beach Car Dealership

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- A fire gutted the inside of a West Palm Beach car dealership Monday morning. The fire started at about 9 a.m. at KOL Auto Sales in the 5600 block of Broadway. "Always a sad day when you...

    News • September 28th, 2009

  • Six People Hurt in Fla. Crash with 15 Cars, One Bus

    HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. -- Authorities said six people were hurt in a collision on Interstate 75 on Sunday. The crash involved more than 15 cars and a charter bus. The Hillsborough County Fire-Rescue chief said none of...

    News • September 27th, 2009

  • Fla. Church Catches Fire During Mass

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Members of a local church had their Sunday morning service interrupted when a fire broke out in the building. There were about 70 people inside the Lighthouse Church of God, including a dozen...

    News • September 27th, 2009

  • Roof Collapses On Under-Construction Fire House in Ind.

    FRANKLIN, Ind. -- The roof of a fire house under construction in Franklin collapsed over the weekend. Sometime early Saturday morning, a passer-by noticed the wooden trusses on the building had fallen in and called...

    News • September 27th, 2009

  • Wis. Chase Ends With Vehicle Arson, Arrest On Interstate

    MILTON, Wis. -- The Rock County Sheriff's Department said that an early morning car chase ended with a suspect setting a vehicle on fire on the interstate before being arrested Saturday.

    News • September 27th, 2009

  • Thieves Steal Fire Hydrants in Calif.

    ROSEVILLE, Calif. -- Police said people in Roseville are at risk because thieves have been stealing fire hydrants. Police said the thieves know how to turn off the water to the hydrant and how to disassemble it. They...

    News • September 25th, 2009

  • Fire Service Stays for the Fight

    Aid to firefighters from firefighters is flowing into Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama from around the nation.

    News • September 9th, 2005

  • San Francisco's Light Duty Policy Investigated

    New evidence of waste and mismanagement at the San Francisco Fire Department has been uncovered. This time it's in the system of "light duty" offered to firefighters who have been injured on or off the job. • Click here for Video

    News • February 25th, 2004

  • Woman Named San Francisco Fire Chief

    Mayor Gavin Newsom tapped a veteran woman firefighter to take on one of the nation's most male-dominated job titles: fire chief.

    News • January 11th, 2004

  • Cleveland May Spare Some Firefighter Jobs

    It appears that the initial number projected for Cleveland firefighters' layoffs may not be as many, but an official announcement is expected soon from Mayor Jane Campbell.

    News • November 24th, 2003

  • New Jersey 'Blue Flu' Cured: City Approves Police/Fire Contract

    This unauthorized strike, or so-called 'Blue flu', in East Orange apparently has worked. Just before 5:00 the city announced it had dropped its appeal of the new police and fire contract.

    News • October 24th, 2003

  • Cleveland Safety Forces Dealt Budget Blow

    Cleveland will avoid a deficit this year by moving older firefighters from office jobs to fire engines and delaying a class of EMS cadets, the city's finance director said yesterday.

    News • October 15th, 2003

  • Two Flordia Fire Department Veterans Fired

    After 26 years with the Clearwater Fire Department, the last six as assistant training chief, Yaudes learned early Monday he was no longer wanted. His boss gave him a choice: retire or be fired.

    News • October 15th, 2003