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2 firefighters injured as wildfire near Yosemite rages on
2 firefighters injured as wildfire near Yosemite rages onTwo firefighters were reported injured Wednesday as a fire that's already killed one firefighter continues to rage on in the Sierra Nevada west of Yosemite National Park, threatening more than 100 str...read more
Source: kcra.com
Published on Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:42:00 GMT
Firefighters Beat Back Trash Chute Fire at Philadelphia High-Rise
Firefighters Beat Back Trash Chute Fire at Philadelphia High-RiseSmoke could be seen rising from a North Philadelphia high-rise Wednesday morning. Firefighters could be seen on the roof of the Apartments @ 1220 along North Broad Street near West Stiles Street just ...read more
Source: NBC 10 Philadelphia
Published on Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:19:00 GMT
Firefighters struggle to contain fire near Yosemite National Park
Firefighters struggle to contain fire near Yosemite National ParkFirefighters continued to battle a deadly California wildfire on Wednesday as the blaze spread, authorities announced. As of Wednesday, the ‘Ferguson Fire, which had seized parts of the Mariposa count...read more
Source: NBC News
Published on Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:47:00 GMT
Woman admitted she set blaze that killed two KC firefighters, according to testimony
Woman admitted she set blaze that killed two KC firefighters, according to testimonyThe woman charged with arson, murder, assault and causing a catastrophe in a blaze that killed two Kansas City firefighters admitted her guilt almost immediately after being arrested, according to tes...read more
Source: The Kansas City Star
Published on Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:02:00 GMT
4 firefighters injured, family dog dies in Gold Pyramid House fire, officials say
4 firefighters injured, family dog dies in Gold Pyramid House fire, officials sayThere was significant damage to the Gold Pyramid House in Wadsworth after a fire late Tuesday afternoon, but a review Wednesday found that the south section of the house and its contents were relative...read more
Source: Chicago Tribune
Published on Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:43:00 GMT
Akron firefighters respond to explosion at chemical plant
Akron firefighters respond to explosion at chemical plantAKRON, Ohio -- Akron police and fire crews were at the scene of an explosion near the city's downtown, authorities said. Officials have closed off South Main Street from East Archwood Avenue to East W...read more
Source: The Plain Dealer
Published on Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:09:00 GMT
Firefighters battle massive blaze at Prospect Heights apartment building
Firefighters battle massive blaze at Prospect Heights apartment buildingFirefighters are at the scene of a massive apartment building fire in northwest suburban Prospect Heights. The fire is burning in the 800-block of McIntosh Court. Each time firefighters have appeared ...read more
Source: ABC 7 Chicago
Published on Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:20:00 GMT
Deadly fire near Yosemite injures another 2 firefighters
Deadly fire near Yosemite injures another 2 firefightersAs of July 17, 2018, the Ferguson Fire had burned 12,000 acres since the fire broke out along Highway 140 and Hite Cove, near El Portal on July 13 and was 5 percent contained. As of July 17, 2018, the ...read more
Source: KTVU
Published on Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:36:00 GMT
Galveston firefighters pose with adoptable pups for 2019 calendar
Galveston firefighters pose with adoptable pups for 2019 calendarGALVESTON, Texas - For the second year in a row, Galveston firefighters are taking off their shirts and oiling themselves down to pose with adoptable dogs for the 2019 Galveston Heroes and Hounds Cale...read more
Source: KHOU
Published on Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:04:00 GMT
Jersey City firefighters save 11-year-old girl from drowning
Jersey City firefighters save 11-year-old girl from drowningJERSEY CITY, N.J. — Jersey City firefighters happened to be standing nearby doing community outreach when they heard the lifeguard’s whistle blow at the Lafayette Pool. “When we came out, we saw a you...read more
Source: WPIX
Published on Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:54:00 GMT
Swarm of bees attack woman — and the firefighters who came to her aid
Swarm of bees attack woman — and the firefighters who came to her aidA swarm of bees attacked a woman and two firefighters who came to her aid in Lake Forest on Monday, sending the three of them to the hospital, officials said. The woman was hospitalized in critical co...read more
Source: Los Angeles Times
Published on Wed, 18 Jul 2018 01:05:00 GMT
A routine call turns into much more: firefighters witness stabbing, treat victim, help catch suspect
A routine call turns into much more: firefighters witness stabbing, treat victim, help catch suspectIt started out as a routine call: Firefighters in Montgomery County, Md., went to check on a possible gas odor in downtown Silver Spring Tuesday. They took measurements, determined there was no threat ...read more
Source: The Washington Post
Published on Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:52:00 GMT