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911 Operators Ready For Market Crowds

911 Operators Ready For Market Crowds

As marketgoers descend on High Point this week, emergency calls to 911 will more than double with more than 80,000 people from across the globe popping in and out of furniture showrooms, restaurants and bars, all centered around downtown

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Beyond The Intersection

Beyond The Intersection

This week, I visited once again the ghost bike, the funeral wreath and the two crosses in the middle of nowhere.    

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Two People Injured After Car Crashes Into House

Two People Injured After Car Crashes Into House

Two people were injured Monday afternoon after a car crashed into a house.Police responded to the 600 block of Wesley Avenue shortly after 3:20 p.m. to find a 55-year-old man had crashed his Nissan Maxima into the base foundation of a woman’s house  

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Video: Reidsville Man Accepts Plea In Hit-And-Run Death of High Point Firefighter

Video: Reidsville Man Accepts Plea In Hit-And-Run Death of High Point Firefighter

A guilty plea for the hit-and-run crash that killed High Point Fire Equipment Operator and firefighter Todd Martinez could not keep Andrew Barham out of prison.

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Woman Injured After Car Careens Through Rite Aid

Woman Injured After Car Careens Through Rite Aid

A woman is in the hospital Wednesday morning after her car crashed through the front entrance of a local drugstore

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Techniques For A Kink-Free Hose Line | Firefighter Nation

Techniques For A Kink-Free Hose Line | Firefighter Nation

We spend a lot of time in Quick Drills talking about the importance of working on our basic firefighting skills and how focusing on those skills before an incident will make or break your performance.

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Video:  Total Side Removal (Vehicle Extrication)

Video: Total Side Removal (Vehicle Extrication)

Sometimes, all you need is a little more room and the roof does not have to come off. This technique is another ‘tool’ for your extrication toolbox.      

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Video: Engine Co. Ops: Advancing a 2.5″ Attack Line

Video: Engine Co. Ops: Advancing a 2.5″ Attack Line

Tips on how you can efficiently deploy and advance a 2.5″ attack line with a crew of three.  

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Video: Firefighter Training Could Save You Money on Insurance

Video: Firefighter Training Could Save You Money on Insurance

The High Point Fire Department is in the process of building its new training facility, which could have an impact on homeowners in the city.

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New Firefighter Training Facility Comes To The Rescue

New Firefighter Training Facility Comes To The Rescue

For more than 64 years, the High Point Fire Department used the same mortar and brick tower to train firefighters in a multitude of tasks. The department tore it down last year and were in desperate need of a new one.

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Audio/Video: Detroit Firefighter Falls from Tower Ladder

Audio/Video: Detroit Firefighter Falls from Tower Ladder

 A Detroit firefighter is in stable condition


Video: Three Buffalo, N.Y. Firefighters, Cop Hurt in Suspicious Fire

Video: Three Buffalo, N.Y. Firefighters, Cop Hurt in Suspicious Fire

Three firefighters and a police officer were injured 


Oakland Rope Rescue

Oakland Rope Rescue

Two window washers had to be rescued


Man Rescued from Fire in Everett, Wa

Man Rescued from Fire in Everett, Wa

Everett firefighters were dispatched


Video: Welding Causes Los Angeles Pier Fire

Video: Welding Causes Los Angeles Pier Fire

A spark from a welder’s torch


Video: 4 Kids Dead, 2 Adults Injured In Roseland Fire

Video: 4 Kids Dead, 2 Adults Injured In Roseland Fire

 Four children were killed and two adults were seriously injured


40% Of DC’s Ladder Trucks Fail Inspection

40% Of DC’s Ladder Trucks Fail Inspection

Forty percent of the ladder trucks in the District of Columbia have been taken out...


San Diego Should Hire More Firefighters

San Diego Should Hire More Firefighters

San Diego should hire more firefighters


Video: Fort Lauderdale’s Firehouse 2 Ranked Busiest

Video: Fort Lauderdale’s Firehouse 2 Ranked Busiest

“No one runs as many calls as we do,”  


Video: Fire Truck Falls Into Hole

Video: Fire Truck Falls Into Hole

Officials with the Summersville VFD


New York’s Bravest Rescue 3 Kids Trapped In Blaze

New York’s Bravest Rescue 3 Kids Trapped In Blaze

Firefighters rescued three children Tuesday  


Video: Arson Investigators Looking Into S. 4th Street Bar Fire

Video: Arson Investigators Looking Into S. 4th Street Bar Fire

Arson investigators are looking into who and what caused a  fire      


Photos: Seattle Home Damaged In Suspicious Fire

Photos: Seattle Home Damaged In Suspicious Fire

A home in the Roosevelt neighborhood of Seattle


Video: Cause Determined in Brooklyn Fire That Claimed FDNY Officer

Video: Cause Determined in Brooklyn Fire That Claimed FDNY Officer

FDNY Lt. killed in high rise fire


Fort Worth Firefighter Hurt in Ceiling Collapse

Fort Worth Firefighter Hurt in Ceiling Collapse

A Mayday was called early Friday morning  


Video: Retired Fire Chief Named FDNY Commissioner

Video: Retired Fire Chief Named FDNY Commissioner

Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed Daniel Nigro Friday       


Video: Memphis Firefighters Caught in Collapse

Video: Memphis Firefighters Caught in Collapse

Officials say four Memphis firefighters were rescued from a burning building


Video: Firefighters Fight Flames On Jasper Street

Video: Firefighters Fight Flames On Jasper Street

Firefighters attacked the flames through the front door  


Firefighter Hurt At South Side Fire

Firefighter Hurt At South Side Fire

A Chicago firefighter was hospitalized    


Video: 5-Alarm Construction Project Fire Causes Building Collapse

Video: 5-Alarm Construction Project Fire Causes Building Collapse

An apartment complex under construction


Video: Buffalo Firefighters Make Valiant Rescue Attempt

Video: Buffalo Firefighters Make Valiant Rescue Attempt

Just before 7 a.m. Sunday firefighters arrived on the scene


Video: Fire At Old American Furniture Plant In Martinsville

Video: Fire At Old American Furniture Plant In Martinsville

A huge fire burned for several hours


Explosives Force Kingsport Firefighters to Evacuate | Model City Firefighter

Explosives Force Kingsport Firefighters to Evacuate | Model City Firefighter

The loud air horns blasts and “Everyone Evacuate “   More News and...


Video: Firefighter Critically Injured While Training In Selma

Video: Firefighter Critically Injured While Training In Selma

A Valley firefighter suffered a training tragedy


Video: Firefighter Killed After Falling Off Dallas Bridge

Video: Firefighter Killed After Falling Off Dallas Bridge

  A firefighter with Dallas Fire – Rescue 


Video:  Fire Trucks & Food

Video: Fire Trucks & Food

We all have to shop for food, but what about firefighters doing it while on the clock? NBC-2.com...


Video: Getting To The Bottom of Don Austin’s Resignation

Video: Getting To The Bottom of Don Austin’s Resignation

Buried in this week’s news was the story of yet another    


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