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  • Texas FFs Battle Warehouse Fire

    TOMBALL, Texas -- Firefighters battled a massive fire at a warehouse in Tomball, KPRC Local 2 reported. The fire was reported coming from the painting manufacturing company American Coatings on F.M. 2920 at Mohaffey at...

    News • July 17th, 2010

  • Colo. FFs Attacked by Crowd at Scene

    SPANISH COLONY, Colo. -- Fighting a fire in Greeley got more difficult over the holiday weekend when, authorities say, one man started attacking firefighters. The fire was reported about 3 a.m. Monday in the Spanish Colony neighborhood. It...

    News • July 8th, 2010

  • Nebraska Man Jumps to Escape Fire

    RALSTON, Neb. -- Firefighters said a Ralston man jumped from his bedroom window Tuesday morning to escape the fire sweeping through his house. Ralston fire units were called to the home at 7773 Highland Street just before 5 a.m. They found the...

    News • July 6th, 2010

  • Fire Hits Calif. Fruit Packing Plant

    OLIVEHURST, Calif. -- Dozens of people were evacuated from the area around an Olivehurst fruit packing plant as it was ravaged by flames Friday night. The fire ignited sometime around 8 p.m. on the 3700 block of Feather...

    News • June 28th, 2010

  • Huge Fire Hits Fla. Marine Dealership

    OAKLAND PARK, Fla. -- Investigators returned to a marine dealership Wednesday and tried to determine what sparked an inferno there Tuesday night. The blaze started around 10 Trick Marine, located at 604 East...

    News • June 23rd, 2010

  • N.Y. FFs Battle Blaze Near LODD Site

    Jun. 22--Last September, Huntington Manor firefighter Richard Holst died after having a heart attack during a predawn arson at a bagel cafe in a Huntington Station strip mall. On Monday, a little more than nine months after Holst's death, the...

    News • June 23rd, 2010

  • San Francisco Fire Displaces 130

    SAN FRANCISCO -- A three-alarm fire tore through the upper floors of a Tenderloin District halfway house in San Francisco Thursday evening, doing enough damage to displace some 130 residents before firefighters were able to bring...

    News • June 18th, 2010

  • Historic Texas Home Destroyed by Fire

    CONROE, Texas -- One of the oldest homes in Montgomery County was destroyed in a fire Tuesday, KPRC Local 2 reported. Firefighters said they believe the blaze started with an electrical outlet and an extension...

    News • June 16th, 2010

  • Gas Main Ruptures in Connecticut

    NORTH HAVEN, Conn. -- A portion of the Hartford Turnpike was being evacuated Tuesday morning in North Haven because of a ruptured gas main. A section of the roadway was closed just before 11 a.m. Police said...

    News • June 16th, 2010

  • Blaze Hits N.C. Gas Tank Farm

    More than 24 hours after crews extinguished a fire at Greensboro's Colonial Pipeline gas tank farm, plenty of work remained for both the company and the city's fire department.

    News • June 13th, 2010

  • Fire in Duct Work Damages S.C. Plant

    ANDERSON, S.C. -- A fire damaged an Anderson County plant on Wednesday that was to soon house a new tissue company. The fire was burning at the old Shaw plant on Masters Boulevard near Highway 29 at about 9...

    News • June 10th, 2010

  • Five-Alarm Fire Hits Pa. Row Homes

    YORK, Pa. -- A five-alarm fire broke out on North George Street in York around 6:15pm Tuesday. There are reports of several injured residents, including an infant, but the severity of the injuries has not been released...

    News • June 9th, 2010

  • Calif. Men Badly Burned by High Voltage

    ORINDA, Calif. -- Two men were hospitalized Saturday morning after they came into contact with high voltage wires while washing windows in Orinda. The jolt was so intense it set one of the men on fire and all of it...

    News • June 6th, 2010

  • Fire Hits Denver Assisted Living Facility

    DENVER --  One woman died in a fire at a Denver senior assisted living center Monday night. Firefighters and police were called to the Francis Heights apartments at 26th Avenue and Osceola Street about 9 p.m. The building is a high-rise...

    News • June 1st, 2010

  • Man Injured in Ga. Apartment Blast

    SANDY SPRINGS, Ga --  Firefighters are investigating the cause of a Monday afternoon explosion in Sandy Springs. The blast happened on the first floor of the Edgewater at Sandy Springs apartments in the 7600 block of Roswell Road. A...

    News • June 1st, 2010