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Raw Video: Madison, Wisconsin Fire Department Working a House Explosion

Video of companies in Madison, Wisconsin working a house explosion this afternoon.  The video was posted by TODAY’S TMJ4 and description is below. “Firefighters in Madison respond to a house explosion. No word on injuries”  Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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Video: Well Involved Vacant Warehouse Fire in St. Louis, Missouri

Video posted by the St. Louis Fire Department Facebook Page shows companies working a well involved vacant warehouse.  Description of the video is below. “The St. Louis Fire Department responded to this vacant three story warehouse fire (1/2 block x 1/2 block) located at Dodier & University in the Jeff-Vander-Lou neighborhood this morning. Multiple master streams were utilized in extinguishment. ...

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Volunteer Firefighter in Nebraska Ordered to Remove Flag Honoring Firefighters Who Passed on 9/11/01 at Hospital Job

Journalstar.com – Cody Meredith mounted a U.S. flag — black and white, with a single red stripe — on his pickup to send a message of his respect for fallen firefighters. But when he drove to work Monday, his supervisors at Crete Area Medical Center gave him a message of their own, his wife said: Take the flag off the ...

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Throwback Tuesday: Fireground Audio of a 4-11 Alarm Fire in Chicago With Injured Firemen

Some good vintage radio traffic from SRResquire of a 4-11 Alarm Fire from back in 1989 with 4 Firefighters injured. Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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Indianapolis Firefighter Seriously Injured in Early Morning Fire After Falling Thru Roof

We at Chicagofirewire.com send our best wishes for a speedy recovery to the injured Firefighter. INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A member of the Indianapolis Fire Department was seriously injured battling an overnight house fire. According to IFD, crews were called out to a double residence, two-story structure in the 1400 block of Charles Street just before 1:30 Thursday morning. Upon arrival, ...

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Video: Restaurant Fire in Northern, Wisconsin Briefly Traps Firefighter After Roof Collapse

Video of a large restaurant fire in Merrill, Wisconsin posted to Facebook by WSAW News Channel 7 Shows Companies Working From a Defensive Posture after the roof collapsed.  Below is another news story on the fire and the Firefighter who became trapped briefly. MERRILL, Wis. (WAOW) –No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, ...

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East Moline, Illinois Fire Engine Stolen and Driven into the Bank of the Mississippi River

QCOnline.com – HAMPTON — A man was in custody Tuesday, accused of stealing an East Moline fire truck that nearly wound up in the Mississippi River during the incident.  The theft happened about 4 p.m. when the man took the truck from East Moline as its crew was conducting a building inspection, said East Moline Police Capt. Tom Reagan. The man then ...

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Video and Fireground Audio: 2-11 Alarm Fire in Chicago at Large Vacant Warehouse

Video and fireground audio of a 2-11 Alarm Fire at a large vacant warehouse.  The video was posted by SRResquire and description is below. “Large vacant warehouse 3 TL, snorkel and deck gun operating Old Zenith Plant” Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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Throwback Tuesday: Fireground Audio of a 5-11 Alarm Fire in Chicago in a Lumberyard From 1990

SRResquire has been putting some vintage audio together of fires in Chicago.  This one is a 5-11 Alarm Fire at a Lumber Yard from 1990.  Some very good listening. “6220 Northwest Highway Harry’s Lumber October 1990” Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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Arrival Video: House Fire in Goshen, Indiana

Video of Companies Arriving and going to work in Goshen, Indiana at a house fire.  The video was posted Brian Sapp and description is below. “I want this page to be about good news. I want this page to be about stories of people impacting and changing our community. I thought I left stories like this behind. All I saw were the ...

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