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  • Ethanol Tanker Rolls Over in Indiana

    RANDOLPH CO., Indiana -- A tanker rig, loaded with ethanol, overturned Wednesday evening on Indiana Highway 227 in Randolph County near Union City, Ind. A hazmat team and firefighters from several fire departments in...

    News • February 11th, 2010

  • Heavy Equipment Makes Path in Snow For Apparatus to Pa. Warehouse Fire

    PITTSBURGH --   Thick, black smoke belched out of a burning Lawrenceville warehouse Wednesday, and firefighters had to battle snowy road conditions to get there. The fire broke out on 39th Street near the train tracks down from the Allegheny River...

    News • February 11th, 2010

  • Fire Destroys Unfinished Texas Hotel

    SAN ANTONIO -- A 2-alarm fire ripped through a Days Inn under construction near Loop 410 and Marbach Road early Tuesday morning. According to San Antonio Chief Charles Hood, firefighters arrived to find the structure...

    News • February 10th, 2010

  • Man, 100 Animals Die Fla. Crash

    BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. -- The southbound lanes of U.S. 27 near the Palm Beach/Broward County line were closed for hours Tuesday after an 18-wheeler crashed into an overturned truck full of goats, pigs, sheep, chickens and cows.

    News • February 10th, 2010

  • Ore. FFs Help with Parking Mishap

    MILWAUKIE, Ore. -- A man living at a retirement community crashed his car through a cement wall Monday, leaving the vehicle teetering on the edge of a parking garage, fire officials said. Firefighters were called to the...

    News • February 9th, 2010

  • Kan. Firefighter's Daughter Killed in Fire

    LANSING, Kan. --  A house fire Sunday afternoon killed a 5-year-old daughter of a firefighter and injured three. Lansing police said they got the fire call at 4:36 p.m. at 1005 N. 8th Street and said their preliminary investigation show that the...

    News • February 9th, 2010

  • 20 Homeless After Indy Fire

    INDIANAPOLIS -- About 20 people were left without homes after a large apartment fire on Indianapolis' northeast side late Sunday night. The fire broke out just before 9 p.m. at the Avalon Lake apartments, near Binford...

    News • February 8th, 2010

  • Plane Part Falls Into Fla. Mall Parking Lot

    MIAMI --  A part fell from an airplane and landed in the parking lot of a South Florida mall on Friday morning. The incident happened at the Miami International Mall in the 1400 block of Northwest 107th Avenue.   The 747 Atlas Air cargo...

    News • February 8th, 2010

  • Cards Left at Pa. Arson Sites

    YORK COUNTY, Pa. --  Two more cars were burned early Wednesday morning in York County. And once again, a trail of playing cards and a taunting note were left for investigators. At about 3:15 a.m., a pickup truck was set on fire on Whitcraft Lane...

    News • February 4th, 2010

  • S.C. FFs Adopt Burned Out Family

    GREER, S.C. -- A special bond between a boy and some Upstate firefighters has led to a helping hand for his family in a time of desperate need. It started as a simple stroll by the fire station. Then it turned into an...

    News • February 4th, 2010

  • Fire Ignites at Pa. Personal Care Home


    News • February 3rd, 2010

  • Businesses Damaged by Fire in Iowa

    OMAHA, Neb. -- An explosion and a resulting fire damaged three businesses in Corning, Iowa, on Thursday. No one was hurt in the fire but two firefighters suffered exhaustion-related injuries. The fire erupted at Rich's...

    News • January 30th, 2010

  • Fire at N.H. Storage Unit Hurts 2 FFs

    WAKEFIELD, N.H. -- Route 16 in Wakefield was reduced to one lane Wednesday morning because of a two-alarm fire. Police said the fire at Sensible Self Storage was brought under control shortly after 11 a.m. Eight storage...

    News • January 29th, 2010

  • Colo FFs Help Rescue Wolf Hybrid

    BOULDER, Colo. -- A wolf-hybrid got its head stuck in a steel pipe on Tuesday and had to be cut free by animal rescuers. The wolf was "in fine condition with only some minor cuts and scrapes," after the hours-long...

    News • January 28th, 2010

  • Virginia Firefighters Called Three Times to Same Fire

    A Botetourt County blaze drew firefighters to a home three times Monday (Jan. 25) afternoon and night and Tuesday morning, destroying the home and displacing two residents.

    News • January 28th, 2010