Firefighter Safety News

  • 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

  • Minn. FF Hit by Vehicle at Scene

      A Minnesota firefighter was injured after being struck at an incident scene along an interstate highway Tuesday morning.   Cory S. Broich, 28, of the Clearwater Fire Dept., suffered two fractured legs after being struck at the scene of a vehicle...

    News • January 26th, 2010

  • Two Conn. FFs Hurt at Blaze

    JEWETT CITY, Conn. -- Flames left a three-story Jewett City building badly damaged Monday night. The blaze was reported on North Main Street at about 11:15 p.m. Several fire companies were called to the blaze, and it...

    News • January 26th, 2010

  • Ca. FF Shocked at House Fire

    A California firefighter was shocked Sunday while battling a structure fire at Big Bear Lake   He was electrocuted and was transported to Bear Valley Hospital, Big Bear Lake Assistant Fire Chief Mark Mills told Big Bear Grizzly.net.  There is no...

    News • January 25th, 2010

  • Conn. Women's Group Home Burns

    NORWICH, Conn.

    News • January 25th, 2010

  • Iowa House Fire Kills 4

    CLINTON, Iowa -- Fire officials said four people are dead after a late night house fire in Clinton. Clinton Fire Department Lt. Jim Sowle said firefighters responded to the blaze at the two-story house around 11:30 p.m...

    News • January 24th, 2010