Firefighter Safety News

  • Plane Part Falls Into Fla. Mall Parking Lot

    MIAMI --  A part fell from an airplane and landed in the parking lot of a South Florida mall on Friday morning. The incident happened at the Miami International Mall in the 1400 block of Northwest 107th Avenue.   The 747 Atlas Air cargo...

    News • February 8th, 2010

  • South Carolina Close Call Caught on Tape

    SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. -- Croft firefighters are praising their protective gear after a close call earlier this week.The department responded to a vehicle fire at approximately 5 p.m. on Feb. 3 when the pickup truck exploded on two firefighters, WCBD-TV...

    News • February 5th, 2010

  • Ala. Firefighter Burned in Flashover

    A Duncanville volunteer firefighter was burned during a flashover at a house fire on Wednesday night (Feb. 3), according to The Tuscaloosa News.Firefighter Casey Hinsey, 29, was burned on his hands, arm, neck and face and is recovering at the UAB Burn...

    News • February 5th, 2010

  • 2 Adults, 3 Kids Die in Ark. Fire

    BELLA VISTA, Ark. -- Five people -- including three children under the age of 11 -- died in an early-morning fire in Bella Vista. The victims have been identified as Angie Reed, 29, Jade Schieffer, 11, Mica Schieffer, 9...

    News • February 4th, 2010

  • Fla. Meth Lab Explodes, Man Hurt

    INTERLACHEN, Fla. -- Putnam County Sheriff's officers said an Interlachen man is being treated for severe burns at Shands Hospital in Gainesville after a meth lab in the man's bedroom was engulfed in flames...

    News • February 4th, 2010

  • Fire Destroys Kentucky Church

    DANVILLE, Ky. -- Wrecking crews were forced to demolish a staple of Danville's religious community Monday. The Church of God of America caught fire Sunday night around 6 p.m. in the 400 block of Martin Luther King...

    News • February 4th, 2010

  • Two College Students Dead in Colo. Fire

    GUNNISON, Colo. -- Two people are dead after an early morning fire on Saturday in Gunnison. The Gunnison Police Department said a passer-by called 911 at around 5:20 a.m., about a house fire at the 100 block North Colorado...

    News • January 31st, 2010

  • Massive Fire Destroys Detroit Buildings

    DETROIT -- A fire broke out at a commercial building on Detroits West Side sending explosions and huge flames into the sky Friday evening, authorities said. Fire officials said a building spanning a city block on...

    News • January 31st, 2010

  • Businesses Damaged by Fire in Iowa

    OMAHA, Neb. -- An explosion and a resulting fire damaged three businesses in Corning, Iowa, on Thursday. No one was hurt in the fire but two firefighters suffered exhaustion-related injuries. The fire erupted at Rich's...

    News • January 30th, 2010

  • Five Texas Firefighters Extricated from Collapse

    Five Fort Worth, Texas firefighters escaped serious injury early Friday during a partial roof collapse. The department was dispatched at 2:35 am to a one-alarm structure fire with a report of a resident still inside the house, said PIO Tim Hardeman...

    News • January 29th, 2010

  • Pa. FFs Hurt in House Fire

    Two Bradford City, Pennsylvania firefighters were hurt, one seriously, Thursday afternoon while battling a 2-alarm house fire. Firefighter Greg Lewis was injured in a fall from the roof of the home and was taken to Bradford Regional Medical Center, where...

    News • January 29th, 2010

  • Pa. FF Hurts Neck at House Fire

    SOUTH FAYETTE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Investigators are working to learn the cause of a fire at a South Fayette Township rowhouse. The fire started in the kitchen of the house on Hunters Pass Road around 3 p.m...

    News • January 29th, 2010

  • Fire at N.H. Storage Unit Hurts 2 FFs

    WAKEFIELD, N.H. -- Route 16 in Wakefield was reduced to one lane Wednesday morning because of a two-alarm fire. Police said the fire at Sensible Self Storage was brought under control shortly after 11 a.m. Eight storage...

    News • January 29th, 2010

  • Fla. Churches Looted, Bibles Burned

    TITUSVILLE, Fla.

    News • January 29th, 2010

  • Massive Fire Destroys N.C. Apartments

    MOUNT HOLLY, N.C. -- A massive fire tore through a Mount Holly apartment building Tuesday afternoon. The Kendrick Square Apartments building on West Charlotte Avenue caught fire at about 12:30 p.m. Gaston County...

    News • January 26th, 2010