Firefighter Safety News

  • Mayday Call Made During Ohio Fire

    WEST PRICE HILL --  Two people, including a firefighter, were injured early Thursday when a home in West Price Hill caught fire. The fire was reported at about 3:30 a.m. on the 4400 block of Glenway Avenue. One person was trapped on the third...

    News • January 7th, 2010

  • Mo. FF Falls Off Ladder at House Fire

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A firefighter was hurt after falling from a ladder while battling a house fire in the 4200 block of North Elmwood Avenue Wednesday afternoon. The firefighter told KMBC that he was stepping onto the roof...

    News • January 7th, 2010

  • Firefighter Hurt In Calif. Garage Fire

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A firefighter was injured in a garage fire in Oak Park, according to fire officials. The fire burned Wednesday in the 4400 block of Mello Court, according to Capt. Jim Doucette. The...

    News • January 7th, 2010

  • Frozen Hydrants Strike Again in Indy; Three Businesses Destroyed

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Three businesses were destroyed Tuesday night when a fire gutted the building that housed them on Indianapolis' east side. The fire began at about 9:40 p.m. at 4820 E. Michigan St. Firefighters were again...

    News • January 7th, 2010

  • Helmet Saves Maryland Firefighter

    FREDERICK, Md. -- A helmet is being credited for doing its job -- protecting a firefighter. On Tuesday, a firefighter with the Independent Hose Co. in Frederick, was injured while participating in ladder evolutions training. It appears the wind blew...

    News • January 6th, 2010

  • Colo. Fire Truck Gets Stuck in Hole

    DENVER -- It's not everyday you see a fire truck stuck in a hole. But that's what happened Tuesday in Denver. The truck was rounding a corner at 19th Avenue and Logan Street when it started sinking...

    News • January 5th, 2010

  • Tour Bus Fire Closes I-95 in Conn.


    News • January 4th, 2010

  • Mich. FFs Use Airboat to Rescue Teens

    -- Grosse Ile police said Sunday three teens had to be rescued after their boat became stuck in ice in the Detroit River. Police said the male teens were duck hunting in the Trenton Channel, near the south end of Grosse Ile, just after 1:30 p.m. when...

    News • January 4th, 2010

  • S.C. Doctor Accused of Burning Office

    SENECA, S.C. -- Police said a doctor intentionally set a fire in his Seneca office Friday morning. Seneca police and fire departments responded to a smoke alarm at the Office of Nephrologists and Internal Medicine at 135 Professional Park Drive.

    News • January 4th, 2010

  • Blaze Injures Three Pa. Firefighters

    PITCAIRN, Pa. --  A woman suffered serious burns and three firefighters were injured on the scene of a fire at a Pitcairn apartment complex on Saturday. Firefighters said a candle was knocked over during a domestic dispute at about 2 a.m. on the...

    News • January 3rd, 2010

  • Calif. Firefighers Injured in Collapse

    MODESTO, Calif. -- Two Modesto firefighters were injured when the roof of a burning home collapsed. The Modesto Fire Department responded to the three-alarm fire, which was sparked Friday night by a gas-powered...

    News • January 2nd, 2010

  • Innovation Marked 2009

    This past year, 2009, was a rather slow one for apparatus makers with some reporting new sales off by as much as 40 percent over previous years – perhaps a reflection of the sour economy and the reduction of tax revenue. Other segments of the fire...

    News • January 1st, 2010

  • Two Boston FFs Fall Through Floor

    BOSTON -- Two firefighters were hurt as they tried to put out a building fire in Boston's Jamaica Plain neighborhood early Wednesday, officials said. At least one of the injured fire fighters was hurt after...

    News • December 30th, 2009

  • Two Va. Firefighters Injured in Crash

    City of Richmond's Engine 12 was dispatched at 7:39 a.m. on Dec. 29 for a medical call, but they didn't make it."Engine 12 had lights and sirens activated," said Lt. Shawn Jones, PIO, "As Engine 12 approached the intersection of W. Cary Street and...

    News • December 29th, 2009

  • Four Tenn. FFs Hurt in Engine Roll Over

    -- Four firefighters from the White House Volunteer Fire Department who were injured responding to a wreck Sunday have been released from a hospital. According to fire officials, the firefighters were treated at Vanderbilt and released...

    News • December 29th, 2009