Firefighter Safety News

  • Pipe Bomb Closes California Firehouse

    SANTA CRUZ, Calif. --   It took two hours for a Santa Cruz bomb squad to detonate a pipe bomb that was brought to a Central Fire station on Monday. The device was discovered at about 10 a.m. along the beach near Central Fire Station No.

    News • February 16th, 2010

  • Florida FF Struck at Crash Scene

    ORLANDO, Fla. --  An Orange County firefighter and four pedestrians were injured Sunday morning after a car veered into the scene of an earlier crash. Public information officer Genevieve Latham said that about 8:18 a.m., firefighters from...

    News • February 14th, 2010

  • Palm Bay, Fla., Investigates Arsons

    PALM BAY, Fla. -- Fire investigators told Eyewitness News that there is a dangerous arsonist in Palm Bay. Since the beginning of 2010, someone has set 34 brush fires across the city and another one was set Thursday. The...

    News • February 12th, 2010

  • Milwaukee FF is Victim of Hit-And-Run

    MILWAUKEE -- A Milwaukee firefighter was hit by a car Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Holton Street and Keefe Avenue. Engine 18 was responding to a two-car accident. "I was sitting at the stop light...

    News • February 12th, 2010

  • N.H. Woman Blamed for Store Arsons


    News • February 11th, 2010

  • Georgia FF Pinned by Runaway Engine

    A Savannah firefighter was injured after becoming pinned between a ladder truck and his engine that rolled away at the scene of a fire early this morning, according to the Savannah Morning News.Watch Video

    News • February 11th, 2010

  • Responding Mich. Fire Truck Hits Car

    A Dexter Area Fire Authority firefighter suffered minor injures in crash after he hit and out of control car yesterday afternoon, according to The crash occurred at approximately 2:20 p.m. on Dexter-Pinckney Road when a 64-year-old...

    News • February 11th, 2010

  • Pa. Snow Plow Crew Finds House Fire

    --   A Pennsylvania Department of Transportation snowplow driver found a house engulfed in flames in Centre County late Tuesday. Officials said the truck driver spotted and orange glow through the wood and called for help. Little was left of the home...

    News • February 11th, 2010

  • Massive Crystal Meth Lab Found in N.Y.

    BEEKMANTOWN, N.Y. -- Federal and New York authorities said they "got lucky" when they found two men making crystal methamphetamine in a room at the Stone Helm Motel in Beekmantown. One of the agents investigating the case...

    News • February 11th, 2010

  • Ethanol Tanker Rolls Over in Indiana

    RANDOLPH CO., Indiana -- A tanker rig, loaded with ethanol, overturned Wednesday evening on Indiana Highway 227 in Randolph County near Union City, Ind. A hazmat team and firefighters from several fire departments in...

    News • February 11th, 2010

  • Kansas Chief Killed in Backing Accident

      LINN VALLEY, Kan. -- The fire chief of Linn Valley was killed in an accident at the Linn Valley Lakes Fire Department on Wednesday afternoon. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the fire truck driver was attempting to back up the truck but...

    News • February 10th, 2010

  • FDNY FFs Injured in Ceiling Collapse

    NEW YORK, N.Y. --An early morning blaze gutted a beloved West Village party store today, completely destroying the business and leaving two firefighters hospitalized, authorities said.Firefighters got the call at 7:16 a.m. of a fire at the Village Paper...

    News • February 10th, 2010

  • 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