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Report Expected in California Refinery Explosion

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — A blast at a California refinery could have been much worse if debris from the explosion had pierced a nearby tank…

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0 Jan 13, 2016

Close Call: Worcester Backdraft

  WORCESTER, Mass. (WCVB) —An explosive fire left 17 people homeless in Worcester Saturday, while firefighters escaped serious injury after…

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0 Nov 10, 2014

Fire Service Icon Harvey Eisner Passes Away

OCTOBER 24--Harvey Eisner, editor emeritus of Firehouse, passed away last night from complications from diabetes. Eisner started his care…

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0 Oct 24, 2014

FDNY Lieutenant Dies During Search for Occupants

Firefighters comfort one another after bunting was hung in honor of Lt. Gordon Ambelas in New York, Sunday, July 6, 2014. The Fire Departme…

Started by FFN WebTeam

0 Jul 6, 2014

Is a Degree a Worthy Requirement?

Schaumburg's public safety committee has recommended lowering the maximum starting age from 40 to 35 for newly hired police officers and fi…

Started by FFN WebTeam

13 May 27, 2014
Reply by Charles Clark Bowen

Radio Problem During Critical Moment for Granite Mountain Hotshots

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Shortly before 19 elite firefighters perished in a raging Arizona wildfire, commanders thought the crew was in a saf…

Started by FFN WebTeam

4 Oct 4, 2013
Reply by Norm Tindell

Georgia Firefighter Fired Over Video Of Fatal Accident

ATLANTA - Authorities say a firefighter is being dismissed after taking cell phone video footage of a woman killed in a SUV crash that the…

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14 Sep 8, 2013
Reply by John Gallagher

Georgia Firefighter Suspended Over Accident Victim Video

GRIFFIN, Ga. - A Georgia county has suspended a firefighter for using his personal cell phone to take a gruesome video of a woman killed in…

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13 Sep 8, 2013
Reply by Steve Roth

Hotshot Crew Killed in Arizona Wildfire

YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) — The 19 firefighters killed Sunday in Arizona were part of an elite crew known for working on the front lines of regio…

Started by FFN WebTeam

0 Jul 1, 2013

Tragedy in Houston

A procession lead by ambulances carrying the bodies of the four fallen firefighters drive to the Forensic Center of Harris County to be ex…

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1 Jun 3, 2013
Reply by Norm Tindell

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