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Photos: Driver With Warrants Causes Crash

Photos: Driver With Warrants Causes Crash

As medics loaded two men on stretchers into an ambulance, police loaded another man into a patrol car in handcuffs Friday. A Guilford County Sheriff’s deputy saw him crash his car into a Jeep and then leave the scene.

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Photos: Woman Jumps From Roof Of Burning House

Photos: Woman Jumps From Roof Of Burning House

A woman trapped as flames ripped through a Cable Street boarding house Tuesday night climbed from a second-story window onto the roof and jumped to safety in another resident’s arms. ENGINES: 2, 1, 6, 8 LADDER: 2 RESCUE: 1 BC 2, 1 [Show as slideshow] ...

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A Must See Video, Remembering 811 South Elm St. Greensboro Fire Department

A Must See Video, Remembering 811 South Elm St. Greensboro Fire Department

As we approach January 30th, many firefighters from around the State and Country cant help but to remember the “MAYDAY” call that was heard out of Greensboro NC during a structure fire that trapped 4 brothers. Below is a video from the Greensboro Fire Department about that January day in 2014.  

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Video: Person Ejected From Vehicle In Accident In High Point

Video: Person Ejected From Vehicle In Accident In High Point

At least one person was injured in an accident on East Washington Drive on Thursday evening.

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Video/Photos: Couple Escape, Dog Dies In Early-Morning Fire

Video/Photos: Couple Escape, Dog Dies In Early-Morning Fire

Fire inspectors are sifting through the ashes in a home that caught fire early Thursday morning to try and find out what caused it to burst into flames, killing the family’s dog.Firefighters responded to a house on the 1000 block of Richland Street about 4:50 a.m.

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The Loss of Skill | Firefighter Nation

The Loss of Skill | Firefighter Nation

Many in today’s fire service feel that there is resistance to change in regard to extinguishment techniques and other tactics, and they are correct. While resistance is what is felt, the reality is that changes need to be peer-reviewed–not just by a select few, but by departments, as well. 

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Photos: Driver Digging For Cellphone Caused Crash

Photos: Driver Digging For Cellphone Caused Crash

A city worker told police that digging around in his truck for his cellphone is what caused his truck to strike a telephone pole and overturn in the street Tuesday morning. [Show as slideshow] ...

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Heat Lamp Caused Fire That Killed Six Puppies

Heat Lamp Caused Fire That Killed Six Puppies

A heat lamp in a dog pen caught fire Monday, killing a litter of six puppies outside a home on Forrest Avenue.

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Photos/Video: Firefighters Say Fire At Vacant High Point Home Likely Started By Vagrants

Photos/Video: Firefighters Say Fire At Vacant High Point Home Likely Started By Vagrants

Firefighters battled a fire at a vacant home Monday morning on Vail Avenue. [Show as slideshow] ...

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Photos: High Point Roads Turn Icy As Morning Proceeds

Photos: High Point Roads Turn Icy As Morning Proceeds

Road conditions in High Point have deteriorated in the past hour, leading to several wrecks from vehicles on icy roads. [Show as slideshow] ...

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NC Fire News

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


Video:Firefighters Battle Second-Alarm Fire At Kellogg’s Plant

The Charlotte Fire Investigative Task Force


Video: Firefighters Battle House Fire in Cornelius

One house was destroyed, but no one was inside

 


Video: CFD Determines Church Fire Is Arson

The Charlotte Fire Department 

 


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US Fire News

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


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


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