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  • 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

  • Two Children Die in Louisiana House Fire

    CROWLEY, La. -- State Fire Marshal Butch Browning said a wood-frame home caught on fire in Crowley that claimed the lives of two children while they were sleeping early Sunday morning. At 3:43 a.m., the Crowley Fire...

    News • September 12th, 2011

  • Fire, Explosion Rock Calif. Apartment Complex

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Fire crews were called to an apartment fire and possible explosion early Sunday morning, according to the Sacramento Metro Fire Department. It happened at the Garden Plaza apartments on the 2200 block...

    News • September 12th, 2011

  • Suspicious Package Found At Indy Post Office

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Firefighters, HAZMAT crews and EMS officials were called to the main Post Office in downtown Indianapolis on Saturday. Officials said just before 12:30 p.m., postal inspectors reported a suspicious...

    News • September 11th, 2011

  • Fire Claims Six Buildings in Mississippi

    JACKSON, Miss. -- A fire on historic Farish Street burned six buildings, including four row houses, Jackson officials said. The fire started about 5:45 a.m. Friday near Bloom and Boe streets, firefighters said. While the...

    News • September 10th, 2011

  • Ga. Prisoners Considered for Fire, EMS Calls

    CAMDEN COUNTY, Ga. -- A select group of inmates may get the chance to get out of jail to fight fires and respond to medical emergencies in Camden County. At least that's an idea being tossed around to help solve the county's budget woes...

    News • September 8th, 2011

  • Fire Destroys Texas Nail Care Supply Warehouse

    SAN ANTONIO -- A massive fire at a northeast side nail supply warehouse kept San Antonio fire crews busy as they worked for several hours to get it under control. Flames broke out around 5 p.m. Tuesday at the facility on...

    News • September 8th, 2011

  • Wash. Firefighters Investigate Stinky Mystery

    SNOHOMISH CO., Wash. -- A strange, foul odor is being reported by people in several Snohomish County cities. “It basically smells like you’ve got dog poop on your feet,” said Echo Lake resident, Mike Ryan. “You just can’t get rid of...

    News • September 7th, 2011

  • Growing Calif. Wildland Fire Destroys 12 Homes

    TEHACHAPI, Calif. -- Late Monday fire officials confirmed 12 Tehachapi area homes have been destroyed by the raging Canyon Wildfire, and another 600 homes are still threatened. The blaze has now scorched 8,600 acres in the hills above...

    News • September 7th, 2011

  • Woman, Firefighters Hurt in Ohio Trailer Fire

    MIAMI TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- Two firefighters and an elderly woman were injured Tuesday while battling a blaze at a Miami Township trailer home. The woman, whose name was not released, was conscious when she was taken to University Hospital for...

    News • September 7th, 2011

  • Floor Collapses on Pa. Firefighters, No Injuries

    UNIONTOWN, Pa. -- Fire destroyed a landmark restaurant in Uniontown Monday morning. Flames ripped through the Caddyshack Bar and Restaurant on Dixon Boulevard in South Union Township, a popular restaurant that has been...

    News • September 6th, 2011

  • Calif. Rail Car Fire Forces 5,000 Home Evacuation

    LINCOLN, Calif. -- A one-mile radius was evacuated Tuesday afternoon in Lincoln for a rail car fire at Ninth and I streets, Cal Fire officials said. About 5,000 homes were affected by the evacuation. The fiery rail car has a 29,000-gallon...

    News • August 23rd, 2011

  • Two Mo. Firefighters Hurt Battling House Fire

    Two firefighters suffered minor burns and smoke inhalation and were taken to hospitals.

    News • August 23rd, 2011

  • N.H. Man Injured in Hot Air Balloon Blast in Maine

    LEWISTON, Maine -- A New Hampshire man was hospitalized after a hot air balloon explosion in Maine over the weekend. Andre Boucher, of Derry, was piloting the balloon and preparing for takeoff when the accident occurred...

    News • August 23rd, 2011

  • Man Confronts Neb. Firefighter Treating Woman

    OMAHA, Neb. -- A firefighter calls for help while trying to help an injured woman. Omaha police said the firefighter was treating a woman near 47th Avenue and Lafayette Avenue after receiving a domestic violence call at...

    News • August 22nd, 2011