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Video: Deputy/Father of 7 Saves K-9s, Family From Fire 

Video: Deputy/Father of 7 Saves K-9s, Family From Fire 

A Guilford County Sheriff Deputy and father of seven saved two K-9’s and his family after his patrol SUV caught on fire. Picture Courtesy of HPE

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How CO Kills Firefighters

How CO Kills Firefighters

While looking for an SOP on a large metropolitan fire department’s website, I stumbled across something unrelated that caught my eye. This SOP was from a fire department I highly respect as leaders in safety and employee health.

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Low Humidity, High Winds Increase Danger 

Low Humidity, High Winds Increase Danger 

The business was burning cardboard waste when brisk April winds caused the burn pile to quickly go out of control. The resulting blaze completely destroyed a 25-foot by 100-foot greenhouse, but fortunately was extinguished by firefighters before spreading any farther  

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Two Roads Close Temporarily After Wreck 

Two Roads Close Temporarily After Wreck 

High Point police responded to a vehicle accident around 6:30 p.m. and shut down two major roads in the city.

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Car Crashes Into Home 

Car Crashes Into Home 

Tammy Beckman was standing on the porch of her mother’s E. Farris Avenue house when she heard a car crash in a nearby intersection and then watched one of the cars travel up an embankment and into the porch.  

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Video: Fire Burns Through High Point Greenhouse

Video: Fire Burns Through High Point Greenhouse

A fire broke out at a High Point greenhouse Tuesday afternoon. The fire started outside of a greenhouse at Nelson’s Landscaping, which is located at 2132 White Farm Lane.

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Longtime Firefighter Retires After Nearly 30 Years 

Longtime Firefighter Retires After Nearly 30 Years 

After more than three decades with the High Point Fire Department, Training Chief Damon Tobin rode his last call on Thursday

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Firefighter Recruits Put to The Test 

Firefighter Recruits Put to The Test 

Plumes of smoke billowed above an old abandoned house in central High Point Wednesday morning while raging flames burst out of windows, and six High Point Fire Department recruits put their training to the test during a live burn.  

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Halligan By The Numbers | IRONSandLADDERS.com

Halligan By The Numbers | IRONSandLADDERS.com

Quick overview of levers…they are a simple machine.  They fall into three classes – I, II, or III.  In the case of the halligan, it operates in the class I and II mode.  Below you will see an example of a class I lever and how mechanical advantage (MA) is calculated.

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Throwing Ladders

Throwing Ladders

Of our many passions we consistently discuss at Fire Service Warrior, proficiency with our ground ladders is certainly one we have constantly explored.  In numerous posts and videos on the FSW YouTube channel, we have discussed and demonstrated in detail the single person high shoulder ladder throw, the ladder flip,...

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NC Fire News

Video: Charlotte Firefighter Fights For His Life 

He’s fighting a fight he and his family never expected. 


Car Goes Down Embankment Near Kernersville 

Deputies with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office are on the scene of a car down an embankment near Kernersville.


Video: Fire Heavily Damages Raleigh Home 

A fire has heavily damaged a home on Swingline Way


Emergency Crews Respond To House Fire In Greensboro 

Multiple agencies responded to a house fire in the 1100 block of Alamance Church Road


Multiple Crews Respond To Wednesday Night House Fire In Lenoir Co. 

Two firefighters are ok after falling through a floor

 


Video: North Charlotte Warehouse Fire Causes $50K In Damages 

Charlotte fire crews responded to a two-alarm warehouse fire Saturday in north Charlotte.

 


Tenant Tries To Put Out Apartment Fire Before Calling 911

Eighteen people were displaced Wednesday evening due to a fire


Video: Volunteer Firefighter Loses Home in Fire 

When it’s one of their own, it’s that much harder for firefighters to do their job at a house fire.

 


Home Total Loss After Rockingham County Fire 

Two people were displaced after a fire destroyed a home early Thursday morning.

 


Video: Body Found During W-S Fire Identified

A body that was found during a fire in Winston-Salem Thursday has been identified.


Video: Food Truck Fire Explodes, Greensboro Firefighter Taken To Hospital 

A firefighter was taken to the hospital after being knocked to the ground after a food truck explosion


Greensboro Officials Appoint Interim Fire Chief

The city today named Bobby Nugent, a 36-year veteran of the Greensboro Fire Department, as interim chief.

 


Tanker Truck Overturns In Forsyth County, Spills Chemicals; 2 Fire Fighters Hospitalized Due To Exposure 

Two fire fighters were hospitalized after being exposed to chemicals while responding to an overturned tanker truck.


Video: Crews Respond To Boarding House Fire In Thomasville

Crews responded to the scene of a boarding house fire in Thomasville on Wednesday afternoon


Winston-Salem’s New Fire Chief Sets Goal Of Continued Improvement For The Department 

Winston-Salem Fire Chief William Trey Mayo has worked in the top position with the department for just over five months but by no measure is new to the fire business.


Video: West Market Street Reopens After Fire

West Market Street is closed near Friendway Road due to a fire.


Video: Tractor-Trailer Driver Killed In Wreck 

The driver of the tractor-trailer, L. B. Williams, died on the scene


Video: Volunteer Firefighter Rescued After Serious Wreck 

A volunteer firefighter was one of at least two injured 


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US Fire News

Video: Apartment Resident To Firefighter: ‘I’m Not Going Down That Ladder!’ 

Video: Apartment Resident To Firefighter: ‘I’m Not Going Down That Ladder!’ 

Liz Trokey says it’s a lucky thing a fire that broke out at her senior apartment...


Video: Flashover Forces Bailout at Virginia Fire 

Video: Flashover Forces Bailout at Virginia Fire 

Firefighters were briefly trapped while searching for an occupant in Manassas fire Source:...


Video: Fresno Firefighter Critical After Falling Through Roof Of Burning Home

Video: Fresno Firefighter Critical After Falling Through Roof Of Burning Home

A Fresno firefighter is in critical condition


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


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    


The Fire Was Nearly Gone, But Then Came The Crash

The Fire Was Nearly Gone, But Then Came The Crash

Detroit firefighters made their way into the house  


$24.2M Federal Grant To Hire 150 Detroit Firefighters A ‘Godsend’

$24.2M Federal Grant To Hire 150 Detroit Firefighters A ‘Godsend’

$24.2 million federal grant  the largest ever awarded  


Videos: Fatal Maryland Church Fire

Videos: Fatal Maryland Church Fire

A priest injured in a Ocean City church fire has died  


One Rescued, None Injured At St. Andrews Apartment Fire

One Rescued, None Injured At St. Andrews Apartment Fire

One person was rescued from a second-floor balcony


Video: Firefighter Falls Through Attic Floor, Pierces Face on Pike Pole

Video: Firefighter Falls Through Attic Floor, Pierces Face on Pike Pole

It went through his left cheek and impacted his jaw


Charleston Chief Facing Growing Dissatisfaction from Firefighters

Charleston Chief Facing Growing Dissatisfaction from Firefighters

Charleston Fire Chief Karen Brack knew there would be some bumps 


Video: DC Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe

Video: DC Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe

DC’s Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe has been under pressure   DC News FOX...


Video: Security Guard Credited For Alerting Guests In Sinkhole

Video: Security Guard Credited For Alerting Guests In Sinkhole

A sinkhole was to blame for a building collapse 


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