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Monson firefighters said solar panels slowed down firefighters during a recent fire
Firefighter Andrew “Drew” Price loved being a firefighter and was loved by many
FFs from several departments battled a rooftop fire at a pharmaceutical supply warehouse in Mercer County
After a chemical odor prompted a doggie daycare evacuation, Birmingham firefighters brought some pets down in the fire truck’s bucket
The firefighter landed on paper and was transported to a hospital
The 1978 roof collapse served as a wake-up call about the dangers hidden in building construction, specifically the weaknesses of trusses
Training tips for the unique hazards associated with rooftop blazes
The goal of the operation is to identify buildings at risk of collapse and prevent firefighters from going inside
Fellow firefighters issued a mayday call, but the crewmember was able to remove himself
Police officers — including some who were off-duty — assisted the Whitehall Township Bureau of Fire
How firefighters should handle a fire in a suspected non-certified building with solar panels
Assistant Chief Bill Sames of the Western Salisbury Volunteer Fire Company called the fire a “logistical nightmare” due to the size of the home
The Spokane Valley Fire Department members sustained minor injuries battling a blaze that burst through the roof of the building
This simple method for a quick cut on a pitched roof allows for fewer cuts and safer operations
The Anne Arundel County firefighter was ventilating the building when the roof collapsed