Strategy & Tactics News

  • Old Dynamite Sparks Evacuations at Pa. College

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Authorities said dynamite left in a backyard shed for decades sparked an evacuation in the Holmes-Foster neighborhood of State College on Monday. Police, firefighters and other officials throughout Centre County swarmed...

    News • April 13th, 2011

  • S.C. Firefighters Rescue Girl Stuck in Deep Mud

    SENECA, S.C. -- An 11-year-old girl was rescued after being stuck past her waist in mud on Tuesday, fire officials said. It happened at about 5:30 p.m. at the end of Parris Drive in Seneca. First arriving firefighters found the girl down a...

    News • April 13th, 2011

  • School Bus Rollover Injures 26 in Iowa

    GUTHRIE CENTER, Iowa -- A school bus from Carroll crashed Tuesday night in Guthrie County, sending more than two dozen Carroll Kuemper students to the hospital. The bus was bringing the students home from a soccer game in Creston when the...

    News • April 13th, 2011

  • Texas Man Rescued After Falling 20 Feet Into Hole

    HOUSTON -- Firefighters rescued a man from a hole at an industrial complex on Wednesday. Cy-Fair volunteer firefighters said the man fell off a ladder at Fluid-Power Equipment Inc. in the 6300 block of Cunningham Road in northwest Harris...

    News • April 13th, 2011

  • Ariz. Firefighters Cap Large Blaze at Tire Plant

    MARICOPA, Ariz. -- A large tire fire is burning at AZ Rubber Recycling. Fire crews are on scene with Karey Environmental Services and Pinal County Air Quality Control. Fire investigators reported that the tire pile covers about 10,000 square feet...

    News • April 13th, 2011

  • Worker Falls 30 Feet From Sign Over Fla. Highway

    MIAMI -- A construction worker was seriously injured Tuesday afternoon when he fell about 30 feet from the 112 Expressway Flyover onto the median of Interstate 95, according to Miami Fire Rescue. Lt. Ignatius Carroll Jr...

    News • April 13th, 2011

  • Fire Destroys Downtown Buildings in Arkansas

    FORT SMITH, Ark. -- Fort Smith dispatchers said fire crews were called out to a large fire at 10th Street and Garrison Avenue just before 5 a.m. Monday. Police said the fire started at the Boomerang Cafe and quickly spread...

    News • April 11th, 2011

  • Tenn. Firefighter Falls Through Floor in House Fire

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A deaf woman remained hospitalized in critical condition after an early morning house fire Saturday. Linda Mackey is at Vanderbilt Medical Center after a fire started at about 4 a.m. at her home...

    News • April 10th, 2011

  • Mom, 3 Children Injured in Fla. Apartment Fire

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- A mother and her three children are recovering after a devastating apartment fire in Orange County Saturday afternoon. The fire destroyed several units at the Dunwoodie Place Apartments before fire crews...

    News • April 9th, 2011

  • Firefighter Hurt at Pittsburgh House Fire

    PITTSBURGH -- A fire broke out inside a home on Fahnestock Avenue in Pittsburgh's East Hills neighborhood on Thursday night. Firefighters responded to the scene to find flames and smoke engulfing the home and spreading...

    News • April 8th, 2011

  • Woman, Child Killed in Ohio House Fire

    BLOOMINGDALE, Ohio -- A woman and child were killed after fire broke out in a Jefferson County home on Thursday, sheriff's department officials said. The fire was reported around 10:30 a.m. at house fire on state Route...

    News • April 7th, 2011

  • 110 New Orleans Firefighters Battle 3-Alarm Blaze

    NEW ORLEANS -- It took more than 110 firefighters to control a fire that burned a vacant building in the French Quarter early Thursday morning. The New Orleans Fire Department said the three-alarm fire near Ursulines...

    News • April 7th, 2011

  • Crews Battle Indianapolis High-Rise Fire

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Welders likely sparked a fire at an Indianapolis high-rise building that forced the evacuation of several workers and kept hundreds more outside early Tuesday morning, fire investigators said. The...

    News • April 5th, 2011

  • Lightning May Have Caused N.C. Church Fire

    ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. -- Firefighters think lightning may have sparked a fire that destroyed a Landis church. Sarah Bowlen said she was awake around 5 a.m. Tuesday, giving a bottle to her baby. She said she looked out...

    News • April 5th, 2011

  • Ariz. Rescuers Aid Injured Crane Operator

    PHOENIX -- Tempe Firefighters were called to the Tempe Diablo Stadium for a rescue operation of an injured crane operator at the baseball stadium. Tempe fire spokesman Capt. Mike Reichling said the injured man was...

    News • April 5th, 2011