Firefighter Safety News

  • Popular Iowa Restaurant Burns Down

    FORT DODGE, Iowa -- The Mineral City Mill & Grill in Fort Dodge was destroyed by fire early Sunday morning. Firefighters were called to the restaurant at 2621 5th Ave. S. when a cleaning crew spotted the fire at about 3:30...

    News • March 1st, 2010

  • Ga. FF Burned on Neck in House Fire

    ATLANTA -- A firefighter was hurt while battling a large house fire in Buckhead Thursday afternoon. The firefighter was burned on the neck, officials said. The firefighter's name was not released. He was taken by ambulance...

    News • February 26th, 2010

  • Truck Hauling Propane Rolls in N.H.

    LYNDEBOROUGH, N.H. -- Firefighters and other emergency crews continued to monitor a propane truck that had rolled over on Tarn Road Thursday. Officials said the truck was loaded with nearly 3,000 gallons of propane when it...

    News • February 26th, 2010

  • 2 Charged After Prank 911 Calls in Ky.

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. --   Two men have been charged after abusing the 911 system. MetroSafe officials said about 3 percent of daily 911 calls are hang-ups. In addition, they said they receive numerous prank calls and non-emergency calls to the 911call...

    News • February 26th, 2010

  • Virginia Firefighters Struck by EMS SUV

    HERNDON, Va. -- Two Fairfax County firefighters treating a bicyclist along a road were struck by a vehicle operated by a supervisor Tuesday night.Watch VideoBoth firefighters have been released from the hospital, and are recuperating at home, said Dan...

    News • February 24th, 2010

  • Fire Snuffed at Calif. Shriners Hospital

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    News • February 23rd, 2010

  • N.H. FF Breaks Wrist During Fire

    HANCOCK, N.H. -- A firefighter working at a two-alarm fire Monday morning was injured, and a family that lived at the home managed to escape in time. When firefighters arrived at 106 North Road in Hancock shortly before...

    News • February 23rd, 2010

  • Louisiana Firefighter Burned in Blaze

    A Baker firefighter was burned after his glove was caught while exiting a burning house yesterday, according to The Advocate. Firefighters responded to a call at 1775 Texas Street at approximately 5:20 p.m. to find the structure engulfed in...

    News • February 21st, 2010

  • S.C. Firefighter Revived After Collapsing

    A Lexington County firefighter had to be revived after his heart stopped while helped pull a trapped driver following a fatal crash on Feb. 17, according to WIS-TV.Battalion Chief Charles Wessinger told the news station that crews were called to a wreck...

    News • February 21st, 2010

  • Fire Destroys Popular Pa. Tavern

    WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Fire destroyed a Washington County bar and left 13 people homeless Saturday evening. The fire at Gabbys Quick 6 in the City of Washington started in the basement of the building along the 600 block of...

    News • February 20th, 2010

  • Dad, Son Die in Ohio Garage Fire

    MANCHESTER, Ohio -- The Ohio state fire marshal is investigating the deaths of two men killed in an explosion in Adams County. The explosion occurred at 12:49 p.m. at Affordable Towing on the 500 block of East Second...

    News • February 20th, 2010

  • Campaign: 'Put Yourself in Our Boots'

    In an effort to make workplaces safer for emergency services providers, a Western Canada foundation has released several public service announcements (PSAs) aimed at educating business owners about unsafe practices that could be hazardous to...

    News • February 19th, 2010

  • 3-Alarmer Destroys Maryland Church

    BALTIMORE --  A three-alarm fire destroyed an east Baltimore church that had served the community for nearly 50 years.   The fire occurred at about 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mt. Calvary Star Baptist Church on North Milton Avenue. When crews...

    News • February 19th, 2010

  • Minnesota FF Pulled From Hole at Blaze

    NEW HOPE, Miin. --A West Metro firefighter had to be rescued after he fell through a hole during a blaze at an apartment building yesterday afternoon, according to The Star Tribune.The firefighter was injured in the incident on the third story of the...

    News • February 18th, 2010

  • Calif. Oil Well Accident Injures 5

    McKITTRICK, Calif. -- Five people were injured when an oil well exploded Monday night while they were working on it. Around 9:30 p.m. Monday, the Kern County Fire Department said they received a call for an oil well...

    News • February 17th, 2010