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The death of a firefighter attendee and the wounding of three others, including former President Trump, is a tragic reminder of gunshot wound assessment and treatment challenges
“It makes your heart sink,” said Cedar Rapids Fire Chief Greg Smith about hearing the mayday of a firefighter who fell down an elevator shaft
Firefighters searched twice for the missing man during the fire after being told he was inside
The Harris building in San Bernardino County has holes in the floors, damaged stairwells and open elevator shafts
Chiefs from FDNY, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Charlotte offer lessons from the front lines of past civil unrest
They take capabilities – and a lot of extra tools and gear – where larger vehicles can’t go
Nassau County police stated the 11-year-old child was told to light the fireworks which later set a shed and two houses on fire
A woman crashed her vehicle into a propane tank in the South Hill plant, causing an explosion and fire
Two firefighters had been injured while being forced out of a house fire in New Holland Borough
Authorities believe the fire in Necedah is accidental but an investigation continues
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Video shows the moment large sign awnings fell onto firefighters during a 3-alarm fire in Manhattan
Syracuse firefighters said they saw so many people on the scene that it was tough to tell who was a victim
A house fire in Columbia had quickly spread to other neighboring homes
4 people were injured, 1 critically during the 2-alarm fire in Brooklyn
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Fire on the top floor of the six-story Manhattan apartment building claimed a bedridden wife and her caretaker husband
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First-arriving firefighters found fire through the roof of one home, extending across several roof decks
LAFD PIO Erik Scott said the firefighter suffered significant head trauma
A Fort Worth Fire Department official said there was a dramatic change of conditions inside causing two fire firefighters to bailout a window
A wind-driven structure fire posed many challenges, but we can learn from the good outcomes, too
Four firefighters and one civilian were treated for heat exhaustion and smoke inhalation at Sauk Prairie Hospital
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Firefighters had to break windows and run a supply line through a vehicle blocking a hydrant at the Bronx fire
Charlotte firefighters quickly extinguished a fire in an old control tower at Charlotte Douglas International Airport
Firefighters fought a pallet yard blaze and a 2-11 structure fire
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First responders in Syracuse rescued several members of two families including a child trapped in a car