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  1. Arnold firefighter falls from truck in freak accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    An Arnold firefighter fell several feet out of a firetruck to the ground Tuesday, on his way to the scene of a fire, injuring himself. TRUCK AND ON TO THE GROUND.


  2. Woman dies in mobile home fire near Gobles; cause under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago |

    At 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Bloomindale Township and Gobles Fire Departments, as well as the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office , responded to reports of smoke and flames coming from a residence at 20749 Medow Drive, south of Gobles, said Sgt. Jim Charon with the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office.


  3. Louisville fire merger dead after councilman spikes legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

    A controversial proposal to merge Louisville's city and suburban fire departments is likely dead after its only sponsor took his name off the legislation. Councilman Dan Johnson, a Democrat, said he was withdrawing his sponsorship but looked forward to continuing the discussion.


  4. Editorial: Fire department earns nation's top ratingRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Deming Headlight

    It should give Las Cruces residents peace of mind to know that our fire department has been ranked as one of the very best in the nation. Las Cruces recently became the first community in New Mexico to receive a Class 1 rating for fire safety from the Insurance Services Office.


  5. Honda Center to become fireworks 'super center' for Anaheim residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Anaheim Bulletin

    ... sale and use of fireworks. "I've been very upfront that fireworks are not my favorite thing, and I think 100 percent of fire chiefs would tell you the same thing, but with that said, the people have voted to bring them back," Anaheim Fire Chief ...


  6. Springfield, county fire make plans to join forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Effingham Herald

    Springfield Chief Travis Zittrouer, City Manager Brett Bennett, Effingham County Administrator Toss Allen and county Fire Chief Clint Hodges lay out the proposed deal. A deal that would consolidate the Effingham County and Springfield fire departments could be resolved in a matter of weeks, following a workshop last Wednesday between county commissioners, Springfield City Council and staff from both bodies.


  7. Seminole Fire Rescue launching CERT programRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Seminole Fire Rescue will launch the community's first Community Emergency Response Team this summer. Classes will be held Tuesday, June 23 and Thursday, June 25, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., and Saturday, June 27, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. All classes, which are free, will be held at Fire Station 29, 11195 70th Ave. N. CERT, a FEMA program, educates people about disaster preparedness for scenarios that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills.


  8. Bomb threat led to closure at Menards in Davison TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    ... E. Court St., for a bomb threat with Davison City police, Genesee County Sheriff's Office and the Davison-Richfield Fire Department also responding to the scene. A local official said dogs were used to check the building, but a search of the ...


  9. Rain helps crews get massive brush fire under control in southwest Miami-DadeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Miami Herald

    Tuesday's wet weather and low winds helped keep the stubborn brush fire in Southwest Miami-Dade at bay, according to the Florida Division of Forestry. The brush fire, which began Sunday, had consumed about 2,100 acres by Tuesday and was 60 percent contained, said Scott Peterich, a spokesman for forestry.


  10. Fire causes moderate damage to Sonic on Coursey, one worker injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Advocate

    A Tuesday evening fire at the Sonic Drive-In on Coursey Boulevard left one person injured and the fast food restaurant's building moderately damaged, the St. George Fire Department said. St. George and Baton Rouge firefighters arrived at the Sonic, 11145 Coursey Blvd., a few minutes after 6 p.m. to find smoke billowing from the restaurant's back door, said Eldon Ledoux, a St. George Fire Department spokesman.


  11. Fire guts North Spokane homeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A house suffered serious damage after an unattended backyard fire pit got out of control and spread to the house. The fire, which sent up a heavy column of black smoke that could be seen for miles, was in the 1300 block of NW Blvd. The family that lived at the residence said they were cleaning the backyard and were burning things in a fire pit.


  12. Crews respond to a fire in Longview.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Crews responded to a residential fire shortly before 4 p.m. in the 400 block of Thelma Street. No one was injured in the blaze.


  13. Bicyclist Injured in Collision with MotoristRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    ... had turned in front of him on Ralston Avenue. On Saturday, April 18, 2014 @ approximately 1:40PM, Belmont Police and Fire units responded to a report of a collision between a motorist and a bicyclist on Ralston Avenue at Chula Vista Drive. Upon ...


  14. City Fire Chief: New tax best to address Fire/EMS dealRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ocean Pines Independent

    City Fire Chief: New tax best to address Fire/EMS deal Chief Rick Hoppes said a new tax would solve the issue and fund other departments. Check out this story on At a Tuesday roundtable meeting, Salisbury Fire Chief Rick Hoppes' voice became more somber when talking about the much discussed 'nuclear option.'


  15. NH fire towers rise to the danger 0Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    There are 16 fire towers in the Granite State, with the Division of Forests and Lands owning and administering 15 of them - in Gilford, Farmington, Orange, Milford, Effingham, Wilmot/Warner, Pittsburg, Milan, Peterborough, Croydon, Loudon, Nottingham, Stoddard, Lancaster and Derry.


  16. Longtime Germantown Fire Captain resigns, leaves for new roleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Germantown

    And then there were seven. The Germantown Fire Department, one that many residents of the village assume is full-time, is losing a familiar face as Captain Matt Karpinski has accepted a new position for a neighboring community.


  17. 1 person suffers serious burns in house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

    A utility room fire in a south Las Vegas home on Tuesday injured two people who had to be hospitalized, one with serious burns. At 5:04 p.m., the Las Vegas Fire Department responded to a fire on the 5100 block of Silver Dollar Avenue, near Pennwood Avenue and Valley View Boulevard.


  18. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MyFoxAtlanta

    There was a scare Tuesday on the Georgia Tech campus Tuesday afternoon. Fire officials tell FOX 5 News that the Marcus Nanotechnology Building had to be evacuated following an incident inside one of the labs.


  19. Judge releases man charged with threatening firefighters in OxfordRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A homeless, mentally challenged man who allegedly threatened to kill a firefighter and state forest fire warden during a large brush fire Saturday, asserting that the woods belonged to him, was released on personal recognizance Tuesday. Jason P. West, 42, whose last known address was 163 Orchard Hill Road, pleaded not guilty to hindering a firefighter, assault with a dangerous weapon, threatening to commit a crime and defacement of property.


  20. Corpus Christi man indicted in December arson of former girlfriend's homeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A Lubbock County grand jury on Tuesday indicted a 22-year-old Corpus Christi man accused of setting fire to his former girlfriend's West Lubbock home in February. Devon McCoy faces a first-degree felony charge of arson and a first-degree felony charge of burglary of a habitation with intent to commit other felony.