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Cal Fire Battles 'Eclipse Fire' in Eastern San Diego County

Cal Fire crews are evacuating part of the Campo Indian Reservation Monday due to the Eclipse Fire in the East San Diego County community. The fire is burning brush with a moderate rate of spread near Royal Willie Rd. and La Posta Rd, which is closed between Highways 80 and 94.

New Jersey Firefighter Proposes During Solar Eclipse

On a day already filled with excitement, a couple from New Jersey now have another memory that might overshadow the total solar eclipse that was viewable throughout the United States on Monday. Kevin Davis, 27, proposed to Michelle Wurms, 31, just as the moon was covering most of the sun from their vantage point in New Orleans, where they're vacationing.

Forty-Four Firefighters Battle Naperville-Area (IL) House Fire

Dozens of firefighters responded to battle an early morning blaze Monday that left a Naperville-area house badly damaged and sent one firefighter to the hospital. The Naperville Fire Department firefighter was released Monday from Edward Hospital in Naperville after suffering an unspecified medical problem, authorities said.

Houston Firefighters Won't Get November Vote on Pay

Houston voters will face $1.5 billion in city bonds and nine community college or school board races this November, but will not be asked whether to give firefighters a raise.

Cleveland (TN) Firefighters Save Child Left in Hot Van

Cleveland police and firefighters were called to Walmart Monday for a child that was left alone in a hot van.

Firefighters Hurt in Porch Collapse at Petersburg (VA) Fire

Three firefighters were injured in an early morning fire at a vacant home in Petersburg. Petersburg Fire officials believe arson was the cause of the fire at the home off South Dunlop Street. Two firefighters were injured when the front porch collapsed. A third suffered from lightheadedness and dizziness.

Is Allentown (PA) Neglecting Fire Apparatus Fleet?

On the day fire gutted five row homes on Delaware Street in 2008 and made 19 people homeless, four Allentown fire engines were out of service, including the one at the nearby Mack South Fire Station.

Fire Apparatus Lifts Spirits of Sycamore (IL) Child

Whoever said fire trucks are just for boys has never taken a ride on Leslie. On July 28, Leslie the Pink Heals fire truck made a special stop in Sycamore to pick up 7-year-old Caedyn Waxman, and the pink uniform-clad firefighters who stepped off had a special message for her: She's not fighting cancer alone.

CA Firefighter Falls Through Roof During House Fire

A Menlo Park Fire Captain sustained moderate burns in a house fire after the roof he was standing on gave out as the attic burned beneath him, late Friday. The Fire Captain, a seasoned veteran with the Fire District, had just guided a Probationary Firefighter as he cut a square ventilation hole in the roof of the residence, located on Nassau Drive near the Menlo Park-Atherton border.

Appeals Court: Harvey (IL) Firefighters' Pension Fund Almost Bankrupt

In an unprecedented ruling, an appellate court declared the city of Harvey so severely neglected its firefighters' pension fund that it was on the verge of insolvency - meaning there might not be any money for retirees or firefighters on the job there today.


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