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our first call of the year ( fatal)

the first article is 99% correct the only mistake is the amount of firefighters that responded as mutual aid units





One Woman Dead in City of Tonawanda House Fire

Posted By: Rachel Kingston

One woman is dead following an early morning house fire on Stark Street in the City of Tonawanda.

Chief Charles Stuart says flames erupted in the rear of 86 Stark Street around 6:30 this morning. When firefighters arrived, the house was fully engulfed.

A male occupant… Continue

Added by steve price on January 1, 2009 at 7:00pm — 4 Comments

tonawanda's wiki page and my dept web page

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonawanda_(city),_New_York

http://www.ci.tonawanda.ny.us/fire/firehome.htm


here are a couple fo links about tonawanda for those who are interested in where i live

Added by steve price on December 14, 2008 at 12:02am — No Comments

Tractor-trailer rolls after hitting bridge

By Dave Hill

The Tonawanda News



A 45-year-old Erie, Pa., man rolled his tractor trailer Thursday morning after striking the CSX railroad overpass on Young Street in the City of Tonawanda.



The accident, which was captured on the surveillance video of a nearby business, happened at about 8:30 a.m. and closed a portion of Young Street for much of the day while police and fire crews handled the scene.



“This happens every now and then, but in this case, it looks… Continue

Added by steve price on December 12, 2008 at 11:38pm — No Comments

Tonawanda Baby in Hospital After Being Attacked By Dog

A three month old baby was attacked in his own home on Gath Terrace in the City of Tonawanda during Sunday afternoon. Police say one of the family's dogs, an American Staffordshire Terrier, attacked the baby after the mother briefly left the child in a room that was gated off. The mother brought a baby monitor to the bathroom with her but soon after she heard "noise" coming from the monitor. She went back into the room and found her baby injured on the ground. Police say the dog managed to get… Continue

Added by steve price on December 2, 2008 at 2:03pm — 1 Comment

Fire causes $60,000 damage at Tonawanda auto shop

The Buffalo News



11/19/08 08:48 AM

Fire causes $60,000 damage at Tonawanda auto shop



City of Tonawanda fire officials suspect that a faulty waste-oil furnace may have sparked a fire that left $60,000 damage to an auto-repair facility on Young Street early this morning.



Firefighters from the City of Tonawanda responded to a 3:16 a.m. alarm at Mike Barry Motors, 147 Young St., after a passer-by spotted the blaze. Fire officials called for mutual aid, leading… Continue

Added by steve price on November 19, 2008 at 11:43pm — 1 Comment

Volunteer Firefighters in crisis

Volunteer Firefighters in crisis

Ranks falling short

Last Edited: Monday, 17 Nov 2008, 7:56 PM EST

Created On: Monday, 17 Nov 2008, 7:56 PM EST



Trica Cruz

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) - They run into burning buildings - risking their own lives to save yours. and they do it for free.



But now - volunteer firefighters are facing their own emergency.



Making ends meet in these financially troubled times. Donald Szumigala is one of them. "Finding the… Continue

Added by steve price on November 17, 2008 at 10:59pm — 3 Comments

Firefighters facing their own emergency

Firefighters facing their own emergency

Could be forced to make tough choices

Last Edited: Monday, 17 Nov 2008, 2:39 PM EST

Created On: Monday, 17 Nov 2008, 2:03 PM EST



BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - They run into burning buildings to save our lives and they do it for free.

But now, volunteer firefighters are facing their own emergency in these financially troubled times.



Between the high price of gas and the crumbling stock market, some may be forced to make a… Continue

Added by steve price on November 17, 2008 at 10:52pm — 2 Comments

more fire coverage

cut and paste these links to see them some things I could not add to my page

http://www.wivb.com/global/video/popup/pop_playerLaunch.asp?vt1=v&clipFormat=flv&clipId1=3045287&at1=News&h1=Tonawanda building ruined in fire


http://www.wivb.com/global/video/popup/pop_playerLaunch.asp?vt1=v&clipFormat=flv&clipId1=3045628&at1=News&h1=Industrial fiber fire

Added by steve price on October 22, 2008 at 9:30pm — No Comments

fire news coverage

October 22, 2008 Buffalo, New York

News Links Industrial plant fire in North Tonawanda

YouNewsTV™Story Published: Oct 19, 2008 at 8:03 PM EDT



Story Updated: Oct 19, 2008 at 8:03 PM EDT

By Jenny Rizzo

Watch the story Fire sweeps through a large industrial plant in North Tonawanda, and the smoke from it was visible for miles today. Investigators are still trying to figure out what sparked the flames. The last person inside the plant left around 11am Saturday… Continue

Added by steve price on October 22, 2008 at 9:30pm — No Comments

warehouse fire

check out this link





http://www.wivb.com/global/video/popup/pop_playerLaunch.asp







Buffalo Fire continues to battle warehouse fire



Posted: June 2, 2008 11:00 AM EDT



Updated: June 2, 2008 10:50 PM EDT



Video On Demand



Neighbors react to warehouse fire

Update: Buffalo Fire continues to battle warehouse fire

Bonus Video: Warehouse fire press conference

Bonus Video: Aerial view of warehouse fire… Continue

Added by steve price on June 3, 2008 at 12:10am — No Comments

what mistakes did you make and had a successful out come

i had my first fire at work 2 weeks ago today, a hot billett fell under a press and ignited a shovel in the basement and the oil under the floor grates, now i see why the said you never turn your back on a fire. i used 2 dry chem extinguishers. after i used the first one the fire flashed up on me, and again after the second one, until i was able to get a hose line to knock it down



the only ppe i had was an MSA AIRHAWK industrial air pack.



i had no head protection, a polyester… Continue

Added by steve price on November 24, 2007 at 12:29pm — 3 Comments

THE FIREFIGHTER’S 23RD PSALM

THE FIREFIGHTER’S 23RD PSALM…



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Added by steve price on August 30, 2007 at 11:30pm — No Comments

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