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  • Conn. Warehouse Fire Burns for Hours

    EAST LYME, Conn. -- Investigators were called to an abandoned warehouse that burned in a fire Friday morning in East Lyme.

    News • January 9th, 2010

  • Seattle FFs Rescue Midnight Kayakers

    SEATTLE -- Two intoxicated men were rescued from Puget Sound after getting into trouble while kayaking from Bainbridge Island to Magnolia on a midnight trip, said the Seattle Police Department. Firefighters at Seattle's...

    News • January 9th, 2010

  • Indy FFs Help Look for Frozen Hydrants

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis firefighters will join in the effort to spot frozen hydrants before they become a problem on the job. Veolia Water Company, which is responsible for maintaining the city's 36,000 hydrants...

    News • January 7th, 2010

  • 2-Year-Old Injured in Md. Fire

    GLEN BURNIE, Md. -- A 2-year-old is fighting to survive after a fire in Glen Burnie. Dispatchers said the fire broke out at about 10:30 a.m. Sunday at a home in the 100 block of Warwickshire Lane...

    News • January 4th, 2010

  • FFs Close Landmark Miami Restaurant Amid Safety Concerns and Recent Fire

    MIAMI --   Fire officials said the power at a landmark Virginia Key restaurant will be shut off, closing down business, amid safety concerns about electrical wires on the property after a fire broke out Sunday.   The fire happened at a trailer...

    News • December 29th, 2009

  • Calif. FF Fight 'Intense' Downtown Blaze

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Fire crews said a four-alarm blaze that destroyed two buildings in downtown Sacramento on Sunday was one of the most intense blazes they've fought this year. "I could see flames from the other...

    News • December 27th, 2009

  • Fireworks Stand Destroyed in Texas

    SAN ANTONIO -- Just north of San Antonio, residents woke up to the sounds of fireworks on Christmas morning. A fireworks stand near U.S. 281 and Overlook Parkway caught fire just after 4:30 a.m. Fireworks...

    News • December 26th, 2009

  • Calif. FF Helps Deliver Baby In Ambulance

    BAKERSFIELD, Calif.

    News • December 25th, 2009

  • Md. FF Gets Facial Burns at House Fire

    BALTIMORE --   Investigators are looking into what caused a house fire in northwest Baltimore on Wednesday afternoon. Firefighters were called to a home in the 5500 block of Stuart Avenue at about 3 p.m. Wednesday. Investigators said the fire started...

    News • December 24th, 2009

  • Calif. Building Catches Fire After Crash

    APTOS, Calif. -- A driver being chased by California Highway Patrol officers crashed into a building near Aptos, setting it completely on fire, authorities said. Police said CHP officers were chasing the man at about...

    News • December 24th, 2009

  • Ky. House Fire Hospitalizes Children, FF

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Metro Louisville Fire investigators are trying to find out what caused an overnight fire, sending two children and one firefighter to the hospital. Colonel Carroll Haueter said there were a number of...

    News • December 22nd, 2009

  • Kan. FFs Save Boy Who Fell Through Ice

    SHAWNEE, Kan. -- Crews rescued a 13-year-old boy who fell into a pond Monday afternoon in Shawnee. Joe Clopton and his brothers had been walking on the pond on the southeast corner of Pflumm Road and Shawnee Mission...

    News • December 22nd, 2009

  • Fire Destroys 8 Condos in Texas

    HOUSTON -- The holiday season has taken a sad turn for several families in southwest Houston after a fire ripped through their condominium complex. Around 8 a.m. Saturday, firefighters were called to the Reflections on the...

    News • December 21st, 2009

  • Calif. Boy Locks Self In Gun Safe

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A boy locks himself inside a gun safe inside a Sacramento Costco on Sunday. Authorities said an 11-year-old boy was playing around and climbed into a safe. The door closed, looking him...

    News • December 21st, 2009

  • Two Colo. Firefighters Injured in Blaze

    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. --   Two firefighters were injured while battling a fire in a mansion north of Fort Collins Saturday afternoon. Holger Durre, spokesman for Poudre Fire Authority, said one firefighter was taken to Poudre Valley Hospital after an...

    News • December 20th, 2009