Strategy & Tactics News

  • Sprinklers Stop Fire at Ark. Tyson Plant


    News • January 18th, 2010

  • Fla. Woman into Church on Sunday

    DELTONA, Fla. -- A car crashed into a church Sunday morning, in what authorities said was the fourth case of a vehicle hitting a building this year in Deltona. Authorities said the crash occurred at the Deltona...

    News • January 18th, 2010

  • Ga. Man Killed in Diesel Explosion

    TUCKER, Ga. -- Firefighters said an explosion at a non-operational gas station killed a man. He was working on the BP at the corner of Mountain Industrial Boulevard and Hugh Howell Road. Alan Dobbs said he, his brother...

    News • January 17th, 2010

  • Truck Plows Through Home in Ohio

    -- Perry Township police went to a home on Minuteman Avenue Northwest late Wednesday night. When crews arrived, they found the truck half in the garage and half in the house. Perry firefighters said this may have...

    News • January 15th, 2010

  • Fatal Fires Prompt Milwaukee to Consider Restoring Fire Company

    MILWAUKEE --   Milwaukee aldermen are considering a plan to use part of the city's emergency fund to restore a fire company closed due to budget cuts. The move is prompted by a rash of recent fires, two of which were fatal.

    News • January 12th, 2010

  • 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