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Roof Collapse

Firefighters from four departments battled the blaze in Celina
LAFD companies used ladder pipes, exterior operations during the fire in Lomita
Back to basics – sounding and walking on the roof, using roof ladders, working from an aerial, cutting the hole and punching through
First responders in New London faced a significant roof collapse at the Engaging Heaven Church
Portland firefighters entered through a window to search for occupants in a second-floor apartment because of fire conditions on the first-floor
Allentown firefighters let the roof of the converted house burn instead of sending firefighters into the attic
A brush fire quickly extended into the cockloft of the Alameda County convenience store
Firefighters and a patient fell to the ground when the roof of the Burlington structure collapsed
Clark County firefighters were withdrawn from the building due to its compromised structural integrity
Orange County firefighters returning from an EMS call came across the burning church
Mt. Juliet officials say police officers rushed the injured firefighter to the hospital in a patrol car
Lacey Township neighbors found a woman hanging from a rear window, saying children were still inside
Two workers were assessing the roof of the abandoned Blairsville school when it collapsed and they fell three stores
The Century III Mall in West Mifflin has been the site of recent fires
Capt. Brant Bristol of the Butte-Silver Bow Fire Department suffered injuries to his neck
FDNY Battalion Chief Daniel Sheridan shares the unforgettable close calls that have given him pause
In Belvidere, Ill., Fire Chief Shawn Schadle witnessed “absolute chaos” at a theater with a collapsed roof and 260 people at the venue
The Orange County Fire Authority said no first responders were injured in the strip mall blaze
In the battle to save the historic Victory Baptist Church, 10 firefighters experienced near misses
Part of the Camden row home’s roof collapsed, but no one was hurt
Captain Michael Purvis said the home’s roof fell in, hitting him on the helmet
A mayday call went out after the ceiling and walls at Victory Baptist Church collapsed
The girl admitted to intentionally setting the blaze in the paper goods aisle, Peachtree police said
Parts of the roof caved in, forcing Peachtree firefighters outside
The firefighter landed on paper and was transported to a hospital
The fire burned through the roof, and part of the roof fell onto the sidewalk
The 1978 roof collapse served as a wake-up call about the dangers hidden in building construction, specifically the weaknesses of trusses
After Firefighter Benjamin Polson died in a roof collapse, crews are assessing the city’s more than 10,000 unoccupied buildings