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Death of Pa. firefighter struck by train ruled accidental -
The death of a Youngwood volunteer firefighter who was hit by a train last month while searching for a missing woman has been ruled accidental by the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office.

Former SF firefighter surrenders in DUI rig crash -
A former San Francisco firefighter surrendered Monday to face felony drunken-driving charges stemming from an incident last year in which he allegedly struck a motorcyclist while driving a fire rig.

Hundreds pay tribute to fallen Boston firefighters -
Relatives of two firefighters killed Wednesday in a Beacon Street blaze stood in City Hall Plaza today for a solemn ceremony as members of their sons' firehouse raised the Fire Department's red ...

Fallen Pa. firefighter confused by 2 trains at once -
Amid a crisscross of railroad tracks. Fire Chief Lloyd Crago watched his search-and-rescue team run their dogs on a hunt for a missing woman. "There was a whistle from the train behind him, and ...

LAFD suspends recruit program amid controversy -
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti suspended the city's firefighter recruitment program Thursday amid concerns about mismanagement and nepotism, including new emails that show special recruitment ...

Trucker convicted for Ill. firefighter death on highway -
A jury returned a verdict of reckless homicide Friday against the driver of a semitrailer truck that killed Hudson, Ill. firefighter Chris Brown. The 29-year-old man faces a possible term of 14 years.

Video: Dashcam shows scuffle between firefighters, deputies -
A heated roadside disagreement turned physical between two S.C. firefighters and the sheriff and his deputies at the scene of a traffic accident in February, Highway Patrol dash camera footage shows.

Driver who struck Ga. firefighter gets probation -
Nayef Mohammad Al-Shroof had his driver’s license for about three weeks before he struck a Macon-Bibb County firefighter last summer while driving on an interstate.

Trial of S.C. firefighters accused in deputy attack delayed -
The trial of two Chester County volunteer firefighters accused of assaulting sheriff’s deputies at a crash scene last month has been postponed because prosecutors want state agents to finish ...

Pyromania diagnosed in Minn. chief for setting forest fires -
The former fire chief of Babbitt, Minn., who is awaiting sentencing for setting a series of fires in the Superior National Forest, has been diagnosed as a pyromaniac, according to a prosecutor ...




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