Strategy & Tactics News

  • 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

  • Massive Fire Destroys N.C. Apartments

    MOUNT HOLLY, N.C. -- A massive fire tore through a Mount Holly apartment building Tuesday afternoon. The Kendrick Square Apartments building on West Charlotte Avenue caught fire at about 12:30 p.m. Gaston County...

    News • January 26th, 2010

  • Iowa House Fire Kills 4

    CLINTON, Iowa -- Fire officials said four people are dead after a late night house fire in Clinton. Clinton Fire Department Lt. Jim Sowle said firefighters responded to the blaze at the two-story house around 11:30 p.m...

    News • January 24th, 2010