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Fire News Reports

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New trials ordered in fatal crash involving Va. fire truck - 12/09/2013
Due to mistakes the judge admitted making during an earlier trial over who is at fault in a crash involving a vehicle and an apparatus, new trials were ordered. The crash left two volunteer firefighters ...

New Cleveland fire chief sworn in, pledges to restore confidence - 12/04/2013
Mayor Frank Jackson on Tuesday minted Patrick Kelly as the city’s fourteenth Division of Fire chief – a position Kelly pledged to leverage as a means to restore confidence, trust and integrity ...

Ark. firefighters save woman from burning house - 12/02/2013
Firefighters and emergency responders revived an 86-year-old woman after she was trapped inside her burning home early Friday. Firefighters pulled the woman from the home, administered CPR and ...

Study: Cancer is 'significant risk' among firefighters - 11/27/2013
Researchers with the National Institutes of Safety and Health looked at the medical records of 30,000 firefighters going back 60 years. They found high instances of cancers of the respiratory ...

Hundreds gather to remember fallen Pa. firefighter - 11/25/2013
Hunting buddies, relatives and firefighters by the truckload lined up Sunday to pay tribute to fallen Pa. Asst. Chief Russell Gow, who collapsed at the scene of a house fire and died at the hospital ...

Mastering the aerial apparatus - 11/25/2013
They are big and expensive. But whether you need safe access to a commercial roof, rescue routes to top floors or an elevated master stream, the aerial rig is the way to go. Here ...

Fire truck crash leads to changes in Okla. fire department - 11/20/2013
A crash involving two Okla. fire trucks in September revealed most firefighters in the department don't wear seat belts. Thankfully, no one was hurt in the crash but officials are now buckling down.

6-story-deep Fla. sinkhole is still growing - 11/18/2013
Residents of several Florida homes have been evacuated due to a possible sinkhole that opened in a backyard. Deputy Fire Chief Trip Barrs said the hole appeared to be about 90 feet wide and six ...

Officials: Ind. firefighter's mask likely damaged before it failed - 11/13/2013
An internal investigation into the injury of an Indianapolis firefighter last August has determined his facepiece was likely damaged before he entered a burning home and breathed in levels of ...

Firefighters union makes city offer to prevent layoffs of 19 firefighters - 11/11/2013
The city of Omaha made a new offer Friday morning to the firefighters union regarding the plan to trim expenses which would prevent the layoff of 19 firefighters in January.




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