Recent Major Firefighting News: PA Firefighter Fatality, MD Collapse, Deadly NJ Fire

March 11-18, 2016

A Hanover (PA) firefighter died apparently after suffering a coronary event while responding to a fire scene. Three family members were killed in an fire in Orange, New Jersey, and eight firefighters were injured in a collapse in Maryland.

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PA Firefighter Dies After Suffering Medical Emergency

According to the Hanover/Penn Township fire chief, a firefighter responding to a house fire suffered a medical emergency and later died.

Three Killed in Orange (NJ) Fire

Family members of the victims say a father and his two young sons were killed in a fire early Monday.

Report Released on Scottish LODD

The Scottish (UK) Fire and Rescue Service recently released a line-of-duty death report that detailed findings from an investigation into the 2009 Balmoral Bar Incident in Edinburgh, which claimed the life of Firefighter Ewan Williamson.

Eight Firefighters Injured in MD Collapse

Officials say eight firefighters were injured in a collapse at a burning townhouse in Germantown.

Knoxville (TN) Firefighters Rescue Two from Fatal Apartment Fire

Firefighters pulled two victims from a Knoxville fire that killed another person. See photos from the scene by Mike Watiker.

More Than 30 Injured in KS Train Derailment

A passenger train derailed overnight in a rural area of southwestern Kansas, injuring at least 32 people, officials said Monday.

12 Horses Killed in FL Barn Fire

Twelve horses died and two were critically injured in a barn fire at an equestrian complex in suburban Palm Beach.

Major Fire Wrecks Iconic FL Mansion

Stunned crowds gathered in south Cocoa Beach to watch a landmark, the Pumpkin Center, burn to the ground late Tuesday night.

Oklahoma Firefighter Injured in Tanker Truck Rollover

A Waukomis firefighter was injured when the tanker truck he was in overturned en route to a grass fire on Thursday afternoon.

Mississippi Firefighter Accused of Driving Fire Apparatus While Drunk

A Lee County firefighter is under arrest because he is accused of driving a fire truck while drunk and getting into an accident while responding to a fire.

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