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Video: Widow Of High Point Firefighter Killed In Hit-And-Run Wants Harsher Penalties

Video: Widow Of High Point Firefighter Killed In Hit-And-Run Wants Harsher Penalties

A firefighter’s widow is fighting for justice  

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An Update From Melanie Martinez and Family

An Update From Melanie Martinez and Family

Dear Friends and Co-workers of Todd,   RE:  Meeting 6/2/14 with Guilford County ADA, Veronica Edmisten, Bonnie Griffin, Officer Myers   Thank you for all your prayers and phone calls, cards, emails and texts.  Your support means the world to Melanie and our family.  Many of you have asked for an update...

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BEING THE CAUSE OF “BAD FIREFIGHTERS”

BEING THE CAUSE OF “BAD FIREFIGHTERS”

The fire service is a unique place to say the least. Right or wrong, from the moment you walk in the doors of the firehouse or training academy you are being judged. Not just because its the fire service, but because it human nature.

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Woman Escapes Car Fire

Woman Escapes Car Fire

Police and firefighters were working to find out what caused an SUV to burst into flames on Eastchester Drive Tuesday morning.  

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Photos: Fire Destroys Home In High Point

Photos: Fire Destroys Home In High Point

A fire that may have been sparked by a discarded cigar destroyed a house and killed two pets in north High Point Saturday afternoon.Firefighters responded to 313 Avery Avenue off Old Winston Road about 1 p.m. and found the front of the house heavily involved. [Show as slideshow] ...

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Photos: L7 First On Scene Of Working House Fire

Photos: L7 First On Scene Of Working House Fire

High Point crews were dispatched to a house fire at 2779 Gateworth Dr on Friday July 4. L7 arrived on scene advising heavy fire showing from a single story residential structure. The fire is believed to have started from discarded cooking materials. Engines: 1, 4, 9, 13 Ladder: 7 Rescue: 1 BC: 2 Inspections: 2     ...

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High Point Lays Groundwork For 911 Texting

When Seung-Hui Cho in 2007 charged the dormitory halls of Virginia Tech in a shooting rampage that killed 32 people, students and staff reported sending text messages to 911 for help.But all text attempts were rejected because 911 didn’t have the capability to receive texts.Now, in a big step toward moving the nation’s...

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Video: Two more Walls Of Historic Kilby Hotel In High Point Collapse

Video: Two more Walls Of Historic Kilby Hotel In High Point Collapse

Crews were preparing to take down one of the walls damaged early Wednesday when a large portion of the historic hotel collapsed.  

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Southside Crews In High Point Catch A Job

Southside Crews In High Point Catch A Job

Around 11 am on 6-9-2014 crews were dispatched to a house fir at 300 Charles Ave. Engine 9 first in advised heavy smoke and flames showing. Units That Responded: Engines: 9, 2, 1, 7 Ladder: 7 Rescue: 1 BC: 1 & 2 Inspections Division [Show as slideshow] ...

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One Killed In Wreck on South Main Street in High Point

One Killed In Wreck on South Main Street in High Point

 Police are investigating a fatal crash in High Point. Engine 6, Ladder 2, Rescue 1, BC 1 & 2  

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US Fire News

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 


Caught on camera: House Collapses Feet Away From Firefighters

Caught on camera: House Collapses Feet Away From Firefighters

 Fire crews responded to a fully involved house fire  


Video Sheds Light on Flight 214 Passenger’s Death

Video Sheds Light on Flight 214 Passenger’s Death

The San Francisco Fire Departmentsupervisors


Cleveland Fire Chief Taken Off Job

Cleveland Fire Chief Taken Off Job

Cleveland Fire Chief Daryl McGinnis has been “relieved of duty” 


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