Strategy & Tactics News

  • Six Injured in Miami Apartment Complex Fire

    MIAMI -- A husband and wife injured during an apartment fire early Saturday morning say they were forced to jump from the second story window to survive. Pierre Jean-Louis and his wife were still wearing their hospital...

    News • September 18th, 2011

  • Three People Injured in Texas House Fire

    EL PASO, Texas -- According to El Paso Fire Department and the El Paso Police Department, three people were rescued from a house fire in El Paso's Northeast by a neighbor. Smoke and flames could be seen pouring out of...

    News • September 18th, 2011

  • Worker Rescued From Flipped Excavator in N.H.

    WOLFEBORO, N.H. -- Crews said an excavator tipped over at a construction site in Wolfeboro Friday night, pinning its operator inside. About 50 volunteer construction workers from New Hampshire and Vermont were hard at work building a new...

    News • September 18th, 2011

  • Detroit Fire Truck Fails on Way to House Fire

    DETROIT -- Detroit firefighters faced a large fire Friday night at Cathedral Street and the Southfield Freeway service drive on the city's west side. The fire engulfed the vacant apartment building.

    News • September 16th, 2011

  • Tri-Axle Dump Truck Lands on Car in Pa. Crash

    PITTSBURGH -- All things considered, Harriet Etchison is remarkably intact after being involved in an ugly crash with a tri-axle dump truck, and the 70-year-old Monroeville woman is sharing her amazing survival story...

    News • September 16th, 2011

  • Nebraska Worker Rescued From Trench Cave-In

    OMAHA, Neb. -- Emergency crews spent Friday afternoon working to rescue a man trapped in an earthen trench near 192nd and Briggs streets. The call came in just before 1 p.m. Friday. According to the victim's brother...

    News • September 16th, 2011

  • Fittings Cut From Hose at Texas Apt. Complex

    HOUSTON -- A group of thieves cut off brass fittings from the fire hoses used to protect a northwest Houston apartment complex, detectives said. Houston police said 174 hoses at the Village Park apartments on Hammerly Boulevard were damaged on...

    News • September 16th, 2011

  • 30 Shetland Ponies Rescued After Colo. Rollover

    EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. -- Firefighters responding to a rollover accident on Highway 6 in Eagle County on Tuesday rescued 30 Shetland ponies. Some of the ponies were trapped for two hours while resources were set up to...

    News • September 16th, 2011

  • Calif. Dry Cleaning Fire Could Be Hate Crime

    ORANGEVALE, Calif. -- Federal investigators are trying to determine if a fire at an Orangevale drying cleaning business is a hate crime. The Sacramento Metro Fire Department was called at around 4 a.m. to Star Cleaners...

    News • September 15th, 2011

  • Gas Leak Evacuates Georgia High School

    ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. -- Rockdale County School officials are trying to figure out how a gas leak started on the Rockdale County High School campus, forcing the evacuation of 1,800 students. Students said it was around 10...

    News • September 15th, 2011

  • Propane Leak Forces Evacuation of N.H. College

    NEW LONDON, N.H. -- Dozens of students evacuated and classes were canceled at Colby-Sawyer College on Tuesday morning after a faculty member drove over a propane valve, snapping it and sending propane vapor into the air...

    News • September 14th, 2011

  • Iowa Firefighters Rescue Man Buried in Grain Bin

    ELKHART, Iowa -- Rescue crews pulled a man out of a grain bin after he was trapped for more than three hours on Tuesday. The accident was reported at 9:39 a.m. at the Heartland Co-op at 4300 94th Ave., east of Ankeny. Crews from Des Moines...

    News • September 14th, 2011

  • Nebraska Firefighters Talk About Close Call

    One of the firefighters battling that blaze at Florence Street and Ames Avenue got stuck and another dove out a window.

    News • September 13th, 2011

  • N.M. Police Officers Pull Man From Burning Semi

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Two officers pulled a driver out of a burning semitruck, and the rescue was caught on camera. Dash camera video captured the moments when New Mexico State Police Officer Chris Stimpson risked his own life to...

    News • September 12th, 2011

  • Neb. Firefighters Fall Through Floor at House Fire

    OMAHA, Neb. -- Omaha firefighters responded to a vacant house fire at 4601 Florence Boulevard just before 7 a.m. Sunday. KETV NewsWatch 7's Alex Hoffman was on scene. She said a fire official told her that two firefighters fell through the floor...

    News • September 12th, 2011