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  • N.C. Firefighters Seek Funds For Overnight Staff

    WEDDINGTON, N.C. -- A tight budget could mean delayed response times for a local Union County town. Dozens of residents Sunday night discussed funding for a volunteer fire department that works in the town of Weddington...

    News • July 12th, 2011

  • Missouri Fatal Fire Response Time Questioned

    WESTON, Mo. -- A fatal fire on July 4 has reopened what appeared to be healing wounds between residents and the West Platte Fire Protection District. George Treese, of Weston, died in a fire at his business, Old Geezer's Mantiques, a local antique...

    News • July 12th, 2011

  • Miss. Firefighter Injured, Equipment Looked At

    Canton Firefighter Daniel Watkins fell inside the burning house and was unconscios, sustaining burns to his face and chest as well as smoke inhalation.

    News • July 8th, 2011

  • Okla. Town Dismisses All Members of Vol. Dept.

    CASHION, Okla. -- Families in Cashion are kicking off the Fourth of July with fireworks, but they're also fired up to know why 17 of the town's volunteer firefighters were dismissed right before the holiday weekend. "(Thursday) night, they...

    News • July 2nd, 2011

  • Ignoring Orders, Some Sneak into Los Alamos

    LOS ALAMOS, N.M. -- While residents are anxious to return home from the Las Conchas Fire, some are taking matters into their own hands and sneaking back in. Click Like For New Mexico News Updates:

    News • July 2nd, 2011

  • Alcohol a Factor in Wis. Ambulance, Car Crash

    MILWAUKEE -- Police said alcohol is believed to be a factor in a crash involving a car and a Bell ambulance in downtown Milwaukee. Milwaukee police said the car struck the ambulance, which was transporting a patient, at...

    News • July 2nd, 2011

  • Lack of Members Forces W. Va. Dept. Closure

    MARSHALL COUNTY, W.Va. -- A local fire department has closed as of Thursday morning. The Fish Creek Volunteer Fire Department in Marshall County cited "lack of membership" and the "added burden of the requirements for...

    News • July 1st, 2011

  • N.H. Attorney General's Office Investigates Fire

    WENTWORTH, N.H. -- The attorney general's office and members of the State Police Major Crimes Unit are investigating a fire in Wentworth in which two people were injured. The fire broke out at a home at 284 Rowentown...

    News • June 30th, 2011

  • Fla. Firefighter Files Discrimination Lawsuit

    BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. -- A Melbourne fire lieutenant filed a federal lawsuit against the city on Tuesday and he said he has been passed up for promotions because of his military duties in the Air Force. "I geared my...

    News • June 29th, 2011

  • Code Violations Found in Massive Fla. Motel Fire

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- A day after a massive fire destroyed an extended-stay motel near Walt Disney World, more than 100 displaced families search for answers. The fire broke out Sunday night at the Vacation Lodge Maingate...

    News • June 29th, 2011

  • Fla. Chief in Trouble for Nearly Hitting Pedestrian

    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. -- An Orange County fire chief is in trouble for nearly hitting a pedestrian while driving on the wrong side of a road in an emergency vehicle. But the chief only received a verbal warning for what happened.

    News • June 28th, 2011

  • Texas Dept. Boosts Fundraising to Pay for Fuel

    FRIO COUNTY, Texas -- A.J. Bills has spent just six months as a volunteer fire fighter with the town of Moore, just south of Devine, but already feels a close connection. "The fire department's been a family to me," said Bills, who's...

    News • June 28th, 2011

  • Colo. Firefighter Charged in Exam Cheating Case

    GREELEY, Colo. -- The Weld County district attorney has filed an official misconduct charge against a Greeley fire lieutenant accused of providing advance copies of a statewide firefighter examination. Roger Moore, 46...

    News • June 23rd, 2011

  • Newborn Girl Left on Florida Fire Station Doorstep

    CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. -- Firefighters checking out a noise outside a Coral Springs fire station Sunday night discovered a newborn baby. Firefighters said they were inside the Coral Springs Fire Department at 4550 Rock Island...

    News • June 22nd, 2011

  • Chinese Restaurant Blast in Tijuana Hurts 25

    TIJUANA, Mexico -- At least 25 people were injured after an explosion at a Chinese restaurant in eastern Tijuana on Sunday, according to 10News' media partner The San Diego Union-Tribune. According to the Union-Tribune, the explosion at the...

    News • June 19th, 2011