Strategy & Tactics News

  • 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

  • Fla. Firefighters Battle Stubborn Auto Shop Blaze

    HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. -- Firefighters battled a stubborn blaze Wednesday afternoon at an auto shop in Hallandale Beach. Broward County firefighters had a tough time knocking down the flames at Klondike Auto Service in the...

    News • October 1st, 2009

  • Booze Creates Hot Fire That Destroys Calif. Liquor Store

    SAN LORENZO, Calif. -- A fire tore through a liquor store in San Lorenzo Monday night, causing the stores ceiling to collapse and for a time giving firefighters all they could handle. The fire was reported at 7:30 p.m...

    News • September 29th, 2009

  • Fire Breaks Out on Occupied School Bus in Fla.

    MIAMI -- Firefighters battled a blaze on a school bus Tuesday afternoon in front of the American Airlines Arena. Moments after they left school, a bus carrying eight schoolgirls became an inferno. A bus driver was...

    News • September 29th, 2009

  • Fire Station Closest to Fla. Biodiesel Fire Faced Closure

    ST. CLOUD, Fla. -- Investigators in Osceola County will sift through what's left of a biodiesel plant in Osceola County on Friday. They're working to determine the cause of an intense chemical fire Thursday afternoon...

    News • September 25th, 2009

  • Five Hurt In N.C. Boarding House Blaze

    HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. -- Hendersonville police said that five people suffered minor injuries when a boarding house caught fire on Thursday morning. The fire happened at the Caldwell Inn at 719 Maple St. at about 7 a.m...

    News • September 25th, 2009

  • The Road To Katrina

    After parking the truck, I walk down a side street marveling at how much fire equipment is within sight. One guy passes me and says "Welcome to the world's largest fire station!" and he isn't joking.

    News • September 7th, 2006

  • Fire Service Construction Educator Frank Brannigan Passes Away

    Francis L. "Frank" Brannigan, author and expert in building construction as it relates to firefighting science, died this morning at his home in Calverton, Maryland. He was 87.

    News • January 10th, 2006

  • Florida Firefighters Strategically Handle Asphalt Fire

    About 50 Miami-Dade firefighters responded to the scene. Once the crews confirmed workers had been cleared from the site, they carefully assessed the situation, making it a priority to cool down several tanks full of diesel fuel before they too erupted.

    News • November 16th, 2005

  • Fire Crews Contain Ohio Motel Fire

    Forty-six people were forced to evacuate

    News • November 14th, 2005

  • Chicago Chemical Plant Blaze Worries Residents

    Flames shot 20 to 30 feet above the roof and required more than 200 firefighers

    News • October 19th, 2005