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Three Injured After Propane Tractor-Trailer Goes Down Embankment In High Point

Three Injured After Propane Tractor-Trailer Goes Down Embankment In High Point

Three people were injured after a propane tractor-trailer went down an embankment on I-74 east and Eastchester Drive, according to police.

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Photos: High Point Firefighters Battle Blaze In Vacant Home

Photos: High Point Firefighters Battle Blaze In Vacant Home

Crews are on the scene of a fire at a home in High Point.The call came in at 7:12 a.m. about a fire on Underhill Street and Davis Avenue.Firefighters said they believe the home is vacant but can’t be sure because they haven’t been able to enter yet. Engines 1, 7, 2, 13 Ladder 2 Rescue 1 BC 2, 1 ...

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Man Escapes Crash, Car Fire

Man Escapes Crash, Car Fire

A man, who police say turned a curve too fast, crawled out of a back window after his car slammed into a tree and caught fire early Friday morning

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The 8 Guys You Meet in the Fire Service – Uniform Stories

The 8 Guys You Meet in the Fire Service – Uniform Stories

Not meant to leave out the fairer sex, this list includes you too ladies. There are certain personalities in the fire service. Now that I think about it, I’ll bet there are these personalities in every department, heck even every firehouse!

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Video: UL FSRI Launches Attic Fire, Exterior Fire Hazards Online Training Material

Video: UL FSRI Launches Attic Fire, Exterior Fire Hazards Online Training Material

UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (FSRI) is proud to announce the release of “Residential Attic and Exterior Fire Hazards” – an online course that serves as a culmination of the small scale, full-scale, and field experiments performed by UL as part of a research study funded by the Department of Homeland...

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Traits of a Good Fire Service Instructor | First-In FireFighter

Traits of a Good Fire Service Instructor | First-In FireFighter

The amount of time you’ve spent in the fire service is irrelevant, because regardless of time spent, we’ve all had several different fire service instructors. We’ve had some that were well prepared, knowledgeable, answered questions, and utilized great audio/visual aids and props. Then on...

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First Due…With So Few

First Due…With So Few

How many firefighters do you need on the first alarm? It depends on what you want to accomplish. If you want to wet down exposures and let the initial building burn- (if it hasn’t already by the time the FF’s arrive) -you can calculate that.

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N.C. Doesn’t Treat Cancer As A Disability For Firefighters

N.C. Doesn’t Treat Cancer As A Disability For Firefighters

Larry “Butch” Cummings was retired from the Greensboro Fire Department when his 30 years of service caught up with him in the form of multiple myeloma, a cancer that afflicts firefighters at a rate 1.5 times greater than the general population.

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A Fireman! No more? | Hooks and Hooligans

A Fireman! No more? | Hooks and Hooligans

When do you quit being a firefighter? When was the moment, wherever you are in your journey in the fire service, that you stopped being a firefighter? Was it when you made driver? Made Captain? Made Chief?  

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Video: Tactical, Communication Errors Contributed to Philadelphia LODD

Video: Tactical, Communication Errors Contributed to Philadelphia LODD

A Philadelphia Fire Department investigation found delayed responses, tactical errors, and communication failures at the scene of the December blaze that killed Firefighter Joyce Craig, according to internal documents obtained by The Inquirer. FOX 29 News Philadelphia | WTXF-TV

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NC Fire News

Firefighters Hit The Ice For A Benefit

Firefighters will be “sticking-it to cancer” with a hockey game benefit on Sunday.


Video: Firefighters Struggle With Grief After Fatal House Fire

The mood at the E.M. Holt Fire Department


Charlotte High-Rise Growth Creates Firefighter Challenges

Towering above Charlotte’s recent apartment boom are several high-rise projects


House Fire Displaces Man in Midway

House Fire Displaces Man in Midway

One person has been displaced

Midway Fire & Rescue

 


One Year Later: Lessons Learned From Elm Street Fire

This Friday marks one year since an auto shop fire injured four Greensboro firefighters


Photos: Greensboro Firefighters Rescue Person From House Fire

 Firefighters in Greensboro are investigating a house fire


Wednesday Morning Fire Damages Fayetteville Home

Firefighters were called to a burning Fayetteville home


Video: Firefighters Battle House Fire At The Crossings Golf Course In Durham

Firefighters battled a massive house fire


Photos: Early Morning Fire Guts Old Dock Elementary School in Columbus County

Fire gutted the main building at Old Dock Elementary School


Video: Criminal Investigation Underway For Fatal House Fire In Wilmington

Investigators believe a fatal house fire


Photos: Firefighter Injured When Fire Truck Overturns in South Charlotte

Fire truck crash in south Charlotte.

 


Video: Three Adults, Five Children Displaced By House Fire

Video: Three Adults, Five Children Displaced By House Fire

Three adults and five children were displaced after an early morning electrical fire


Video: Fire At Hickory Hosiery Mill Was Arson

 The fire at the Hickory hosiery mill was set on purpose.


Video: Firefighters Rescue Man From Burning Home In Greensboro

Video: Firefighters Rescue Man From Burning Home In Greensboro

 A man was pulled to safety by firefighters


Video: Bed Bug Infestation at Winston-Salem Fire Station

Video: Bed Bug Infestation at Winston-Salem Fire Station

 Firefighters at Winston-Salem’s Fire Station 14


Crews Battle Duplex Fire in Greensboro

Crews Battle Duplex Fire in Greensboro

Smoke seen billowing above Greensboro


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US Fire News

Phoenix Underpaid 192 Firefighters For Up To 4 Years

Phoenix Underpaid 192 Firefighters For Up To 4 Years

A payroll error that resulted in 192 Phoenix firefighters being underpaid


‘Mayday! Mayday!’ How A Firefighter Lost His Life

‘Mayday! Mayday!’ How A Firefighter Lost His Life

“Mayday! Mayday! Mayday! We have a firefighter down!”


Video: Buffalo Firefighters Rescue Man from Blaze

Video: Buffalo Firefighters Rescue Man from Blaze

A man rescued from a burning East side home


Video: Fire Engulfs Abandoned Philadelphia Store

Video: Fire Engulfs Abandoned Philadelphia Store

 Firefighters were on the scene of a three alarm fire  FOX 29 News Philadelphia...


Photos: Fire Raging Out-Of-Control In Edgewater, New Jersey

Photos: Fire Raging Out-Of-Control In Edgewater, New Jersey

The fire broke out inside the Avalon apartment complex 


Video: Bel Air Paramedic Killed By Utility Truck While Trying To Reach Injured Person

Video: Bel Air Paramedic Killed By Utility Truck While Trying To Reach Injured Person

A Harford County volunteer firefighter was killed


$500K Gift To Fire Dept. Closes Firm’s Chap. 9 Role

$500K Gift To Fire Dept. Closes Firm’s Chap. 9 Role

A global law firm that billed Detroit taxpayers millions 


Video:10 Killed In 4 Separate Fires in SC

Video:10 Killed In 4 Separate Fires in SC

Authorities in South Carolina are investigating 


Video: Boston Firefighters Injured in Four-Alarm Blaze

Video: Boston Firefighters Injured in Four-Alarm Blaze

 Boston and Brookline fire departments responded to a four-alarm fire   


Video: Maine Apartment Fire Claims Sixth Victim

Video: Maine Apartment Fire Claims Sixth Victim

Firefighters work to douse a fire


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


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