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Collapse Traps Firefighters at York Fire Scene, One Firefighter Dead


Three-alarm fire partially destroyed factory being remodeled.

Six Dead in Explosion at Czech Chemical Factory


An explosion rocked a chemical factory Thursday in the Czech Republic, killing six people and injuring two others, officials said.

Two Dead in Maryland Fire


Prince George’s County firefighters at a double fatal fire in Mount Rainier.

FDNY Firefighters Remember Colleagues Killed in Iraq


Two killed in a helicopter crash in Iraq are remembered for their bravery and helping others.

Dublin High-Rise Fire Sends Occupants Fleeing


The fire broke out at the Metro Hotel building in Ballymun.

Congressional Spending Bill Included Wildfire Disaster Fund


The bill sets aside more than $20 billion over 10 years to allow the Forest Service and other federal agencies end a practice of raiding non-fire-related accounts to pay for wildfire costs, which approached $3 billion last year.

San Francisco Firefighters Rescue Woman in Apartment Fire


Firefighters move through burning apartment to reach woman trapped on balcony.

Mayday at Philadelphia Fire


Two firefighters and two medics injured, one civilian dead, during rowhome fire.

Evacuees Leave Hard-Hit California Town as Storm Moves In


The storm, a so-called atmospheric river, began moving into central and southern parts of California on Tuesday, dropping rain as communities besieged by wildfires and mudslides braced for the worst.

Austin Bombing Suspect Blows Himself Up


The suspect in a series of bombing attacks in Austin blew himself up early Wednesday as authorities closed in, a dramatic end to a weekslong siege of the Texas capital, where two were killed and four injured in a series of blasts.

Well-Known Worcester Deputy Chief Picked as New Brookline Fire Chief


As a lieutenant, he groped through the smoky darkness of the Cold Storage and Warehouse Co. on Dec. 3, 1999, searching for two of the six firefighters that perished that evening.

San Francisco Supervisor Taking Heat for Criticizing Fire Department


Critic of operations at a four-alarm fire is now facing heat from others over his comments.

Fatal Staten Island House Fire


One person is dead and four firefighters injured in a fire on Staten Island.

Maine Officials Order Firefighters to Stand Down Over Outdated Gear


According to the Limington municipal officers, firefighter gear such as jackets, pants and helmets over ten years old were still in service.

On the Road with Bobby Halton at Milliken ResQ


Chief Bobby Halton will be visiting Milliken & Company, one of the most advanced textile manufacturers in the world, at their South Carolina headquarters to discover Milliken ResQ, a business dedicated to creating flame resistant fabrics for firefighters. 

Two Injured, One Dead in Shooting at Maryland High School


A teenager wounded a girl and a boy inside his Maryland high school Tuesday before an armed school resource officer was able to intervene, and each of them fired one more round as the shooter was fatally wounded, a sheriff said.

Michigan Firefighter Accidentally Shoots Self During Fire


Authorities say a firefighter from the nearby community of Athens was wounded in the groin on Monday night.


Package Bomb Explodes at FedEx in Texas


Federal agents say this package is likely linked to attacks by what they believe is a serial bomber. The package exploded shortly after midnight on Tuesday.

Fear Mounts in Austin as Serial Bomber Uses Tripwire


The hunt for the serial bomber who has been leaving deadly explosives in packages on Austin doorsteps took a new, more sinister turn Monday when investigators said the fourth and latest blast was triggered along a street by a nearly invisible tripwire.

Firefighter Hurt in D.C. Rowhouse Fire


The fire started on the rear deck and then extended into the two-story row house, officials said.

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