Fire Prevention & Investigation

  • Wreath Spreads Caution of Fire Dangers

    With less than two weeks until the new year, fire officials are calling on Wausau residents to use care and common sense to keep the number of structure fires in the city in line with past holiday seasons.

    Article • December 23rd, 2002

  • Arson Ruled Out In Huge Fire That Destroys Sanford Warehouse

    According to investigators, arson has been ruled out as the cause of Friday's fire that destroyed a 100-year-old Sanford warehouse.

    Article • December 23rd, 2002

  • It's a Jolly Old Fire Crew in Haverstaw, NY

    With its siren blaring and lights flashing, a firetruck from Cosgriff Hose Company 4 made nine calls in one hour yesterday afternoon.

    News • December 22nd, 2002

  • Emergency Management - Part II

    Whether natural, technological, or an act of terrorism, a massive occurrence will place an extraordinary strain on the local government where the incident occurred. The more an incident escalates, the more demands placed on both public and private...

    Article • December 22nd, 2002

  • Mission Statements VS. Organizational Commitment - Part I

    So how many of you out there have created a mission statement for your department?

    Article • December 20th, 2002

  • Arson Suspected in PA Four-Alarm Warehouse Fire

    More than 120 firefighters battled the raging inferno.

    News • December 20th, 2002

  • 2 in Custody in Connection with OH Murder, Arson

    A woman's body was found in a bedroom at a row house.

    News • December 18th, 2002

  • PA Firefighters Targeted in Firehouse Arsons

    No arson charges have been filed yet, but federal agents are piecing together a bizarre case in which some members of the Isabella Volunteer Fire Department in Fayette County may have burned down their own firehouse to try to collect insurance to build...

    News • December 18th, 2002

  • Series Of Fires Plague CA Couple

    Fire investigators are looking for clues as to why a young couple was burned out of their home in east Stockton.

    News • December 17th, 2002

  • OH House Fire Becomes Scene Of Homicide

    CLEVELAND -- A woman is dead and another man is in critical condition after a fire broke out on the city's east side early this morning, according to NewsChannel5.

    News • December 17th, 2002

  • PA Clubhouse Explosion Intentional

    State police are investigating a weekend explosion at the Sons of Satan Motorcycle clubhouse in Lancaster County.

    News • December 17th, 2002

  • Heroism at Local House Fire Inspires School Lesson on Safety

    Kindergartner Tiffany Butler spouted a couple of fire safety tips, smiled shyly and said she is proud of her father for helping pull a 9-year-old neighbor from a burning bedroom last month.

    News • December 15th, 2002

  • Rude Awakening: Smoke Alarm Conclusion Could be Dead Wrong

    Concern about kids sleeping through alarms could be greater than reality, but it raises some good questions.

    News • December 13th, 2002

  • Fire Kills 3-Year-Old Boy

    FAYETTEVILLE -- An early morning fire killed a 3-year-old Wednesday who was found by firefighters in a closet in Fayetteville's first fatal fire of the year, officials said.

    Article • December 12th, 2002

  • Citrus Heights fire damages dental office

    The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District is investigating a suspicious fire that destroyed a dental office Wednesday morning in Citrus Heights, said spokesman Capt. Patrick Ellis.

    Article • December 12th, 2002