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  1. 6 killed as fire breaks out in air cooler manufacturing unit6 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago |

    Hyderabad, Feb 22 Six workers were charred to death after a major fire broke out at a unit of a small scale industry in Attapur area here today, police said. At around 5 AM a police team noticed flames erupting from the unit.


  2. San Jose declares local state of emergency during floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Daily Mail

    ... being sickened by floodwaters that had traveled through engine fuel, garbage, debris and over sewer lines, San Jose Fire Capt. Mitch Matlow said. Residents went door-to-door searching for people who needed to leave the neighborhood and only ...


  3. Police: Seven involved in Cocoa Beach crashRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Florida Today

    Police: Seven involved in Cocoa Beach crash Police are investigating a three-car crash in Cocoa Beach, officers and fire officials said Tuesday night. Check out this story on Seven people were involved, according to the Cocoa Beach Fire Department.


  4. Completion of 15 Freeway repairs are 7-10 days away, Caltrans saysRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... overflowed creek weakening the road's base, according to a Caltrans news release. A big-rig and a San Bernardino County fire engine were taken out during the collapse.(Photo by John Valenzuela/The Sun) Construction crews work to repair four ...


  5. Akron 28 mins ago 9:44 p.m.1 dead, 3 injured in multiple accidents at I-77/224 interchange in AkronRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    One person is dead and three are injured after an accident involving six cars on US 224 eastbound at the I-77 south ramp in Akron on Tuesday evening. According to Akron Fire officials, four cars were involved in the initial accident at 8:15 p.m. That crash caused a second 2-car accident, resulting in three trauma victims and one fatality due to a car catching on fire.


  6. Fire Destroys Home In Ooltewah Tuesday NightRead the original story

    53 min ago |

    The Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department responded and reported 50% of the house was on fire and flames were pouring out of the front door and windows.


  7. Former Pheap timber depot razed in Stung TrengRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Pnompenh Post

    A fire at a Stung Treng province warehouse, previously linked to timber tycoon Try Pheap, partially destroyed a timber stockpile housed there on Sunday. According to Sy Nuon, the governor of Siem Pang district, where the incident occurred, seven fire trucks were required to douse the blaze, which he said started when wind blew embers from a pile of burning timber scraps towards the building.


  8. 1 person dead after Hamilton apartment fireRead the original story

    1 hr ago | CBC News

    Fire crews pulled someone from a ninth-floor unit inside a blazing high-rise building along Main Street West near Caroline Street around 9 p.m., Claudio Mostacci, a spokesman for Hamilton Fire Department told CBC News. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.


  9. 1 dead in downtown Hamilton multiple-alarm fireRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GlobalNews

    The Hamilton Fire Department was called to a downtown apartment building just after 8 p.m. Tuesday. Officials said one person has died.


  10. Truck found on fire with two bodies insideRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KSEE-TV Fresno

    The Fresno Police Department is investigating how a truck caught on fire early Tuesday morning and why two people were inside of it. The fire department responded to the area of West Griffith Way and North Brunswick Avenue a little after 1 a.m. after getting a call of a truck on fire.


  11. Floods ravage San Jose area after heavy rainsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    ... Firefighters say they're not used to this kind of emergency. (SOUNDBITE) (English) CAPTAIN MITCH MATLOW, SAN JOSE FIRE DEPARTMENT, SAYING: "This is an area where typically we don't have water issues, we typically have vegetation fire issues." City ...


  12. KVFD estimates hay bale fire loss at $5,000Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

    ... Ottawa at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Pittsburgh at Carolina, 7 p.m. Montreal at N.Y. Rang... The Kearney Volunteer Fire Department estimates 50-60 large, round bales of hay that burned over the weekend had an estimated value of $5,000. KVFD was called to ...


  13. Smoker badly burned lighting up outside Palmer Park MallRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    A man trying to light a cigarette Tuesday night outside the Palmer Park Mall ignited the hood of a sweatshirt drawn up around his head, Palmer Township fire Assistant Chief Jim Alercia said. The man suffered severe burns on both hands and from his chest up, including his entire head and face, Alercia said.


  14. Hundreds rescued from California floodwaters in San JoseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    Rescuers chest-deep in water steered boats full of people, some with babies and pets, on Tuesday from a San Jose neighborhood inundated by water from an overflowing creek. At least 225 residents were taken to dry land and rinsed with soap and water to prevent them from being sickened by floodwaters that had traveled through engine fuel, garbage, debris and over sewer lines, San Jose Fire Capt.


  15. Bushfire burns near MeredithRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Courier

    Up to 18 vehicles are on the scene of the fire which is travelling in a south-westerly direction towards Lethbridge. In almost three quarters of Victoria - The Mallee, Wimmera, Northern Country, Central, North Central and South West - a day of Total Fire Ban has been declared.


  16. Lancaster County puts out call for volunteer firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WPMT-TV York

    The Lancaster County Fire Chiefs Association won a grant of around $375,000 from FEMA to launch a marketing campaign with the goal of attracting more than 200 new volunteer firefighters over the next three years. "Volunteer fire services are really struggling for membership for lots of reasons, but our numbers are down, and when the numbers of members are down, that increases response time and also has the potential for a life safety issue," Duane Hagelgans, commissioner of the Blue Rock Fire Rescue based in Millersville, said.


  17. Future firefighter rewardedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    At the age of 16, Nicolaas Cantryn, began his journey with North Westside Fire Rescue as a junior firefighter while attending high school in Vernon. Now 18, Cantryn graduated in the spring of 2016 and, to coincide with his school graduation, he also completed his firefighter recruitment training at the Vernon fire training centre.


  18. Salt Lake man carried from burning home in critical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Firefighters responded to a duplex at 1457 S. 500 East about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, entering the home to find the man unconscious inside, Salt Lake fire spokeswoman Audra Sorensen said. The man suffered smoke inhalation and potentially other medical complications, according to Sorensen.


  19. Possum rescue puts smile on firefighters' faces | PHOTOSRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Narooma News

    ... as Bruce Gillam saws through a burning log on the Sir Ivan fireground in the Central West. Strike Team 21: Rural Fire Service volunteers from the Eurobodalla took time out from fighting fires on the Sir Ivan fire for a group photo in front of the ...


  20. Firefighters extinguish residential structure fire in Old Town VictorvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Victorville Daily Press

    Firefighters extinguished a residential structure fire at the intersection of Fifth and B streets in Victorville on Tuesday morning.  San Bernardino County Fire Department personnel responded to the blaze, reported at 10:15 am., and found the single-family home engulfed in flames. Firefighters found heavy smoke and flames coming through the front door and took an interior attack.