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Firefighters at scene of fire in Modesto, California

Firefighters Narrowly Escape Roof Collapse in Suspicious Modesto (CA) House Fire

Firefighters narrowly escaped a roof collapse as they searched for people inside a burning home in west Modesto this week.
Firefighter with hydraulic extrication equipment

Effingham (IL) Fire Chief Announces Retirement, New Initiatives

Effingham Fire Chief Bob Tutko has announced his retirement, with his final day being July 2.
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Sacred Heart (MN) Family Loses Everything in House Fire

A young family's home in Sacred Heart looks to be a complete loss after a fire broke out during the early morning hours Thursday.
Firefighters respond to a major fire in Lawrence, Massachusetts

No Injuries Reported in Three-Alarm Lawrence (MA) Fire

No injuries were reported but eight South Lawrence families were displaced after an apartment building on Shawsheen Court went up in flames Thursday night.
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Police Investigate Hidden Camera in Women’s Dressing Room of IN Fire Station

Indiana State Police detectives have launched a criminal investigation after a hidden recording device was found in locker room used by female firefighters at a South Bend fire station last week.
Late Santa Fe NM Fire Chief Frank DiLuzio Jr.

Former Santa Fe (NM) Fire Chief Was ‘Strong Leader’ and Mentor

Frank DiLuzio Jr., considered by many to be the first paramedic to join the department, helped grow the paramedic force to over 30 today, said current Fire Chief Paul Babcock.

CA Fire Agency’s First Female Pilot Cites ‘Boys Club Mentality’ in Discrimination Suit

Helicopter pilot Desiree Horton suing the OCFA for sexual discrimination and seeking to end what she and her attorneys call a "boys club mentality."
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Eunice (LA) Man Arrested on Arson Charge After Investigators Say He Confessed

A Eunice man was arrested on an arson charge after law enforcement investigators say he confessed to setting fire to his rented home on Wednesday.
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Propane Appears to be Likely Cause of Fatal Berne (NY) House Explosion

Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple said investigators looking into last week's deadly blast that killed an elderly couple are still "leaning heavily towards a propane explosion."
In 2019, the Orlando Fire Department honors those slain and injured in the Pulse nightclub shooting with flags outside of Station 5.

For Rescuers in Orlando, Pulse Shooting Revealed Need for Support, Importance of Training

The chaos of June 12, 2016, left lingering trauma for those who tried to save the lives of the wounded.