Strategy & Tactics News

  • 7-Alarm Fire Hits Ind. Businesses

    SELLERSBURG, Ind. -- A seven-alarm fire in Clark County destroyed several businesses on Tuesday afternoon. The fire broke out Tuesday afternoon in the Silver Creek Plaza on Highway 31 West, in...

    News • March 2nd, 2010

  • Fire Destroys 3 Ore. Businesses

    SALEM, Ore. -- A three-alarm fire gutted a Salem building Tuesday morning and destroyed three businesses. Salem firefighters were called to Tanijguas Produce Market at 3352 Silverton Road Northeast at about 8:30 a.m. after...

    News • March 2nd, 2010

  • La. Crews Called to Methanol Leak

    PORT FOURCHON, La. --   Hazardous materials crews were called to a chemical leak Monday in Port Fourchon. Louisiana State Police said an 18-wheeler carrying methanol flipped over on N.J. Theriot Road near Highway 3090. Some methanol did leak, but...

    News • March 2nd, 2010

  • Storms Put N.H. in State of Emergency

    MANCHESTER, N.H. --   Gov.

    News • March 1st, 2010

  • 'Hero' Retired Wash. Firefighter Saves Disabled Woman, Pets From House Fire

    CLE ELUM, Wash. --   A retired volunteer firefighter in Cle Elum is being called a hero after he rescued a disabled woman from her burning home and helped pull several of her family's dogs to safety. The firefighter -- who is himself disabled -- was able...

    News • February 26th, 2010

  • Arizona Fatal Fire Ruled Arson

    PHOENIX --  Yavapai County authorities believe a fire that claimed two lives in Prescott Valley on Wednesday was intentionally set, according to a news release from the Prescott Valley Police Department. The fire started at about 6:20 a.m...

    News • February 26th, 2010

  • Ohio FFs Rescue Cow from Ice

    NEAR RICHMOND, Ohio --   With its head barely above the water and while it struggled to stay alive, rescuers saved a dairy cow that fell through ice into a pond Wednesday in Jefferson County. The cow -- named Annibel -- was freed with the help of...

    News • February 24th, 2010

  • Two Rescued From Florida Yacht Fire

    KEY WEST, Fla. --  Two people were rescued from a yacht that caught fire near a bridge between Craig and Fiesta keys on Wednesday afternoon. The fire broke out in the engine room aboard a 45-foot yacht at about 2:30 p.m. about a half-mile...

    News • February 24th, 2010

  • Lightning Hits Ga. Home, Gas Leaks

    JOHNS CREEK, Ga. --   A gas leak and fire sparked by lightning prompted the evacuation of part of a north Fulton County neighborhood early Monday morning, according to firefighters. Lightning struck a tree near a home on Hillgate Crossing, according...

    News • February 23rd, 2010

  • 3,000 Evacuated from Mo. Fed Building

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. --   Nearly 3,000 federal workers and all the children at an on-site daycare had to run into the cold around lunch time on Friday after a fire in a utility room filled the first two floors with smoke. Dozens of firefighters rushed...

    News • February 21st, 2010

  • Seattle FFs Rescue Man From Chimney

    SEATTLE -- Rescue crews extricated a man who was stuck in a South Seattle chimney. Officers responded to the call around 5:30 p.m. Friday at a home in the 7700 block of Seward Park Avenue South. Chopper 7...

    News • February 20th, 2010

  • Pa. Barn Collapses, FFs Rescue Horses

    MOUNT PLEASANT, Pa. -- A Westmoreland County man had to call for help to rescue five horses after his barn collapsed under the weight of heavy snow. Bill Lasczko told Channel 4 Action News he went to the barn in Mount...

    News • February 16th, 2010

  • Roof of Pa. Fire Station Collapses

    WASHINGTON COUNTY, Pa. --   The weight of lingering snow is taking its toll on buildings around the area. In Washington County this morning, snow collapsed part of the roof at the Amwell Volunteer Fire Station. Chief Mark Wright said their fire trucks...

    News • February 16th, 2010

  • Limestone Is Trouble for Wash. FFs

    VANCOUVER, Wash. --   An 11,000-pound pile of limestone grindings caught fire Monday at a recycling transfer station in Vancouver. Fire crews were called to the 6600 block of Northwest Old Lower River Road at about 6 a.m. Because they were initially...

    News • February 16th, 2010

  • Fire Destroys Historic Ga. Building

    FAIRBURN, Ga. -- A massive fire destroyed an historic building in Fairburn in south Fulton County early Thursday morning. Fifty-five to 60 firefighters battled the fire at the intersection of Roosevelt Highway and...

    News • February 12th, 2010