Firefighter Safety News

  • Man, 100 Animals Die Fla. Crash

    BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. -- The southbound lanes of U.S. 27 near the Palm Beach/Broward County line were closed for hours Tuesday after an 18-wheeler crashed into an overturned truck full of goats, pigs, sheep, chickens and cows.

    News • February 10th, 2010

  • Maryland Firefighters Hurt at Blaze

    LEITERSBURG, MD – Two Maryland firefighters were injured Tuesday afternoon while battling a house fire.Two residents of the single-story house also were injured after running back inside in an attempt to rescue their pets, according to NBC25.   One...

    News • February 9th, 2010

  • Two Va. Firefighters Injured in Blaze

    FAIR OAKS, Va. -- Two Fairfax County firefighters were injured battling an apartment fire last night amid a snowstorm that hit the area, according to WJLA-TV. Snow caused a portion of the roof to collapse sending one firefighter down three floors...

    News • February 9th, 2010

  • Georgia Plane Crash Kills Pilot

    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- A plane has crashed in a Lawrenceville neighborhood Monday afternoon, officials said, killing the pilot. The plane went down on Simmons Circle near Spring Circle at about 5 p.m. Gwinnett County Fire...

    News • February 9th, 2010

  • Ore. FFs Help with Parking Mishap

    MILWAUKIE, Ore. -- A man living at a retirement community crashed his car through a cement wall Monday, leaving the vehicle teetering on the edge of a parking garage, fire officials said. Firefighters were called to the...

    News • February 9th, 2010

  • Kan. Firefighter's Daughter Killed in Fire

    LANSING, Kan. --  A house fire Sunday afternoon killed a 5-year-old daughter of a firefighter and injured three. Lansing police said they got the fire call at 4:36 p.m. at 1005 N. 8th Street and said their preliminary investigation show that the...

    News • February 9th, 2010

  • Ohio Firefighter Injured in Duplex Blaze

    HAMILTON --  Two people escaped unharmed after fire swept through a Hamilton duplex early Monday. The fire was reported at 668 Belle Ave. just before 2 a.m. One firefighter suffered a minor injury and was transported to Fort Hamilton Hospital...

    News • February 8th, 2010

  • 20 Homeless After Indy Fire

    INDIANAPOLIS -- About 20 people were left without homes after a large apartment fire on Indianapolis' northeast side late Sunday night. The fire broke out just before 9 p.m. at the Avalon Lake apartments, near Binford...

    News • February 8th, 2010

  • 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