Strategy & Tactics News

  • Acid, Military Ordnance Caused Ohio Explosion That Injured Two Workers

    LOVELAND, Ohio --   Loveland's fire chief said something Rozzi's workers didn't know was under their feet was partly to blame for an explosion that injured two workers Friday. Chief Otto Huber said that workers were using a Bobcat in an old barn...

    News • November 10th, 2009

  • Miss. Has Hundreds of Faulty Hydrants

    JACKSON, Miss. -- Hundreds of fire hydrants in Jackson are deemed faulty, according to city records. In September, David Hobson's home burned to the ground as neighbors watched. Although firefighters were at the scene, the...

    News • November 4th, 2009

  • Bodies Burned in Fla.Crematorium Fire

    SEBASTIAN, Fla. -- Firefighters worked to extinguish a blaze at a Sebastian crematorium Wednesday. Indian River County Fire Marshal Brian Nolan said the fire started at the Seawinds Funeral Home at 735 Fleming St...

    News • November 4th, 2009

  • Crash Leads To Risky Rescue in Ohio

    CLARK COUNTY, Ohio -- A crash overnight left a man trapped in his vehicle for 90 minutes before rescuers could free him. The crash happened on Haddix Road in Clark County, just west of Spangler Road. State...

    News • November 3rd, 2009

  • Ga. Tech Building Evacuated After Spill

    ATLANTA -- Investigators are still trying to figure out how chemicals spilled on the Georgia Tech campus. Firefighters and HAZMAT crews were called to Tech's College of Computing Thursday night. The building also houses...

    News • October 25th, 2009

  • Body Discovered at Hawaii Boat Fire

    HONOLULU --  A man in his 30s was discovered dead after a boat fire on Pier 38. Firefighters respond to the call at about 10:15 p.m. Saturday. It took a little more than 15 minutes to contain a fire that appears to have started in the wheelhouse...

    News • October 19th, 2009

  • Fire Rips Through Mich. Home, Claims 2

    FLINT, Mich.

    News • October 13th, 2009

  • Jeep Slams into Oregon Apartments


    News • October 13th, 2009

  • Shops Damaged in Early-Morning Strip Mall Fire in Wis.

    UNION GROVE, Wis. -- Firefighters were called to battle a fire at a strip mall near 15th Avenue and Highway 11 in Union Grove just before 4:30 a.m. Thursday.

    News • October 8th, 2009

  • Fire Destroys Calif. Office Building

    MORAGA, Calif. -- Firefighters had their hands full Tuesday night battling a two-alarm fire that left a commercial office building in Moraga completely destroyed. Area firefighters responded to reports of a blaze at 1100 Moraga Way just before 7 p.m...

    News • October 7th, 2009

  • Downtown Business Burns Twice In Two Months in Ind.

    BROWNSTOWN, Ind. -- For the second time in two months, firefighters in a small town rushed to the scene of a burning business. Monday morning, a blaze broke out at a popular pizza place on Main Street in Brownstown, Ind...

    News • October 6th, 2009

  • Ohio Crews Battle Large Barn Fire That Killed 100 Animals

    PREBLE COUNTY, Ohio -- Multiple fire crews spent Sunday night into Monday morning battling a large barn fire in Preble County. The fire was in the 6500 block of Monroe Central Road, near Eldorado. Someone...

    News • October 5th, 2009

  • 2-Alarm Fire Destroys Pa. Fire Station

    FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Thirteen fire companies converged Saturday afternoon at a volunteer fire station in Fairfield Township where a two-alarm fire ignited, emergency officials confirmed.

    News • October 3rd, 2009

  • Fire Destroys Friendly's Restaurant In N.H.

    CONCORD, N.H. -- Investigators are trying to determine the cause of an overnight fire that destroyed the Friendly's Restaurant on Loudon Road in Concord early Saturday morning. Flames could be seen shooting into the...

    News • October 3rd, 2009

  • Lightning Strikes Ohio Church Steeple

    GREENE COUNTY, Ohio --   A historic Greene County church caught fire Friday morning and investigators say lightning is to blame. Flames and smoke were seen shooting from the bell tower of the church around 8 a.m. An iWitness7 reporter captured this...

    News • October 2nd, 2009