Strategy & Tactics News

  • Houston High-Rise Blaze Hurts Five Firefighters

    Five firefighters were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation.

    News • August 31st, 2010

  • 10,000 Houston Voting Machines Destroyed in Huge Warehouse Fire

    HOUSTON -- A massive fire Friday destroyed all of Harris County's voting machines and it could effect how people vote in the upcoming election. Houston firefighters said the fire broke out at the Harris County Clerk Election Technology Center on Canino...

    News • August 28th, 2010

  • Clorox Plant Catches Fire in Ga.

    FOREST PARK, Ga. -- Firefighters are trying to extinguish a blaze at a Clorox plant in Forest Park that has sent plumes of smoke into the air near two interstates. Police say the blaze began around 9:15 a.m. Thursday...

    News • August 27th, 2010

  • Two Rescued From Pa. House Fire

    JEANNETTE, Pa. -- Two overnight fires in Jeanette were under investigation Wednesday morning. Fire crews said the first fire started at 11:28 p.m. Tuesday at an abandoned house in the 300 block of North Fifth Street. The fire was put out a...

    News • August 25th, 2010

  • Md. Bus Catches Fire, Damages Cars

    ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. -- A D.C. Metrobus being driven by a mechanic caught fire Friday morning, resulting in damage to at least 12 cars parked nearby. The incident occurred at about 9 a.m. at the Davidsonville...

    News • August 21st, 2010

  • Conn. Firefighters Save River Museum

    ESSEX, Conn. -- A portion of the historic Connecticut River Museum in Essex was damaged by fire Wednesday night. Crews were called to the museum around 9:30 p.m. on reports of fire on the museums front deck. The museum...

    News • August 12th, 2010

  • Barn Fire Battle Injures Wisconsin FFs

    CEDARBURG, Wis. -- Several firefighters had to be treated for heat-related injuries while they battled a barn fire in Cedarburg on Tuesday night. According to the Ozaukee County sheriff, the fire started at 2:48 p.m. in...

    News • August 4th, 2010

  • Colo. Barn Fire Burns 900 Tons of Hay

    LONGMONT, Colo. -- About 900 tons of hay went up in flames Wednesday morning after a massive hay barn caught fire in Longmont. Firefighters from Mountain View Fire got the call that the barn at the Docheff Dairy caught fire around 3:20 a.m., said...

    News • August 4th, 2010

  • Sprinklers Save Wisconsin Museum

    MADISON, Wis. -- The Madison Fire Department credits the installation of automatic fire sprinklers in saving the building that houses the new Madison Children's Museum in the city's downtown and preventing damage to many of its exhibits.

    News • August 4th, 2010

  • Ammonium Nitrate Spilled in Pa. Crash

    LOWER CHANCEFORD TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A truck hauling ammonium nitrate, a potentially explosive fertilizer, overturned Thursday morning in southern York County. The crash happened at the intersection of Route 74 and Route...

    News • July 30th, 2010

  • Salt Water Used to Fight Conn. House Fire Pollutes Municipal Water System

    WESTBROOK, Conn. -- A multimillion-dollar Westbrook home was destroyed in a Tuesday evening fire, fire officials said. Crews were called to a home on Captain's Drive at about 7 p.m. Dozens of firefighters were called to battle the blaze, including some on...

    News • July 29th, 2010

  • Miss. Fire Victim Says Hydrant Failed

    JACKSON, Miss. -- A Jackson family lost their home to a fire Tuesday morning, but they said it may have been saved if a nearby fire hydrant had been working. We lost everything, fire victim Gambraill Martin...

    News • July 21st, 2010

  • Fire at Florida Yacht Club Spreads

    PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Five boats were damaged or destroyed Sunday in an early evening fire at neighboring private boat clubs. A sport fishing boat docked at Port Canaveral Yacht Club caught fire around 6 p.m., burning or melting through its...

    News • July 20th, 2010

  • Woman, Child Killed in Georgia Fire

    JEFFERSON, Ga. -- A woman and her niece died in a fire that destroyed a home in Jackson County, firefighters said. The fire started around 3 a.m.Saturday, trapping both victims inside a home on Johnson Mill Road in Jefferson, firefighters told...

    News • July 19th, 2010

  • 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