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Attorney General calls for state probe into arrest of two S.C. firefighters - 03/03/2014
The state Attorney General's Office has asked SLED to investigate a scuffle two weeks ago that pitted two Chester County volunteer firefighters against sheriff's office officials at an accident scene.

Report: Multiple factors caused firefighter training inferno - 02/26/2014
There’s a new report surrounding a training exercise mishap in which firefighters ended up spraying jet fuel instead of water. What we learn from the report is that the academy staff knew in ...

Officials: Toledo's arsons often highest in Ohio - 02/24/2014
Between 2009 and 2012, Toledo annually reported more arsons than any other Ohio city. And, while some 500 structure and vehicle fires are intentionally set each year in Toledo, officials say ...

Vandalism in Milwaukee firehouse linked to union vote - 02/19/2014
Two notes defining the term "scab" were placed inside a vandalized Milwaukee firehouse two weeks after a union vote calling for members not to request a transfer to the station, according to ...

SF firefighters subpoenaed in drunken-crash investigation - 02/12/2014
Two top officials in the San Francisco Fire Department are among at least two dozen firefighters who have been subpoenaed to testify before a criminal grand jury investigating a crash last year ...

Family wants DC firefighters who didn't help dying man fired - 02/10/2014
Should the D.C. firefighters that allegedly refused to treat a dying man outside their firehouse be fired? The family of the victim are demanding it and calling for change within the department.

No charges for owners in blaze that killed 2 Philly firefighters - 02/05/2014
A Philadelphia grand jury unearthed plenty of blame in the 2012 Kensington blaze that killed two firefighters, but the jurors couldn't come up with a crime that fit "the tale of misdeeds we found."

$5M bond for Ohio suspect in 2 firefighter deaths - 02/03/2014
A judge set bond at $5 million on Monday for an apartment building owner accused of setting a blaze that killed two Ohio firefighters.

Md. firefighters rescue girl after falling into 30-foot well - 01/29/2014
Firefighters rescued a 10-year-old girl after falling down a 30-foot well. It took firefighters about half an hour to rescue her. Fire officials said it appeared that deteriorated plywood covering ...

Pregnant, brain-dead Texas firefighter-medic off life support - 01/27/2014
The fate of Marlise Munoz has come to a close. On a court order, a Texas hospital removed the respirator of the pregnant, brain-dead firefighter-medic being kept alive despite the wishes of her ...

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