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  • Pa. FFs Battle Frozen Hydrants

    MONROEVILLE, Pa. -- Emergency workers had to overcome frozen fire hydrants at a house fire Sunday in Monroeville, firefighters said. The fire started at about 2 a.m. in the 200 block of Lilac Drive...

    News • January 11th, 2010

  • Frozen Hydrant Delays Ga. FFs

    MORROW, Ga. -- Clayton County firefighters battled a stubborn blaze Sunday morning, and also had their hands full with a frozen hydrant. Residents were evacuated from the Morrowood Townhomes in the 5900 block of Trammell...

    News • January 11th, 2010

  • Prized Horses Killed in Tenn. Barn Fire

    CEDAR HILL, Tenn. -- A barn caught fire with 15 horses inside in Cedar Hill Saturday. Firefighters could only save four horses, the remaining 11 animals could not escape. The residents of the home on Jones Chapel Road said...

    News • January 10th, 2010

  • 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