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  • Businesses Damaged by Fire in Iowa

    OMAHA, Neb. -- An explosion and a resulting fire damaged three businesses in Corning, Iowa, on Thursday. No one was hurt in the fire but two firefighters suffered exhaustion-related injuries. The fire erupted at Rich's...

    News • January 30th, 2010

  • Fire at N.H. Storage Unit Hurts 2 FFs

    WAKEFIELD, N.H. -- Route 16 in Wakefield was reduced to one lane Wednesday morning because of a two-alarm fire. Police said the fire at Sensible Self Storage was brought under control shortly after 11 a.m. Eight storage...

    News • January 29th, 2010

  • Colo FFs Help Rescue Wolf Hybrid

    BOULDER, Colo. -- A wolf-hybrid got its head stuck in a steel pipe on Tuesday and had to be cut free by animal rescuers. The wolf was "in fine condition with only some minor cuts and scrapes," after the hours-long...

    News • January 28th, 2010

  • Virginia Firefighters Called Three Times to Same Fire

    A Botetourt County blaze drew firefighters to a home three times Monday (Jan. 25) afternoon and night and Tuesday morning, destroying the home and displacing two residents.

    News • January 28th, 2010

  • Massive Fire Destroys N.C. Apartments

    MOUNT HOLLY, N.C. -- A massive fire tore through a Mount Holly apartment building Tuesday afternoon. The Kendrick Square Apartments building on West Charlotte Avenue caught fire at about 12:30 p.m. Gaston County...

    News • January 26th, 2010

  • Iowa House Fire Kills 4

    CLINTON, Iowa -- Fire officials said four people are dead after a late night house fire in Clinton. Clinton Fire Department Lt. Jim Sowle said firefighters responded to the blaze at the two-story house around 11:30 p.m...

    News • January 24th, 2010

  • Tornado Touches Down in Fla.

    VIERA, Fla. -- The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado touched down just after 7:00am Friday, with winds at 65 to 75 mph. It was on the ground for six miles and started at Jacques Drive in Viera and ended at Del Sol...

    News • January 24th, 2010

  • N.H. Industrial Accident Injured 4

    NASHUA, N.H. -- An explosion in Nashua on Saturday morning severely burned two people and injured two others. At least four people are hospitalized after an explosion in Nashua, police say.

    News • January 24th, 2010

  • Residents Leap to Safety in Ga.

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. --   A fire at a DeKalb County apartment complex forced some residents to jump out windows to safety Friday morning. The fire hit 18 units at the Park at Briarcliff apartments on Willow Lake Drive, leaving 12 heavily...

    News • January 23rd, 2010

  • Ind. Fire Dept. Charges Car Crash Fee

    INDIANAPOLIS --   Pike Township has joined a growing list of fire departments in central Indiana now charging for some of its services. The department has begun charging those involved in crashes who need to be extricated from vehicles, 6News...

    News • January 22nd, 2010

  • N.C. Jr. Firefighter Charged with Arson

    IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. -- Iredell County investigators said they became suspicious of a junior firefighter in part because he was quick to respond to a number of fires. Now they've charged 17-year-old Mason Lee Missler...

    News • January 20th, 2010

  • Md. FFs Rescue Families from Fire

      GERMANTOWN, Md. (WUSA) -- Montgomery County firefighters rescued four families from a burning apartment building in Germantown Tuesday morning.

    News • January 19th, 2010

  • Family Severely Burned in Houston Fire

    HOUSTON -- Three young children and their mother were severely burned in a southeast Houston house fire, KPRC Local 2 reported. The home on Avenue L at 93rd Street caught fire just after 4 a.m. Sunday...

    News • January 19th, 2010

  • Car Carrier Catches Fire in Conn.

    MILFORD, Conn. -- Several cars on a tractor-trailer car carrier were burned when the truck caught fire on Interstate 95 in Milford Monday morning. The fire was reported just after 6:30 a.m. between exits 39 and...

    News • January 19th, 2010

  • Sprinklers Stop Fire at Ark. Tyson Plant

    CLARKSVILLE, Ark.

    News • January 18th, 2010