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Video: Structure Fire in California, Maryland

Here we have a video coming out of Maryland. This video starts just after the first engine company arrives on scene. Crews from the Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, and Hollywood fire departments responded to a well involved structure fire. The description on the video stated the crew were dispatched to the residence and notified that there were possible victims trapped ...

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Line of Duty Death: Firefighter Killed at Pennsylvania House Fire

We regret to bring you early information on a Line of Duty Death out of Pennsylvania at a house fire.  It appears a porch roof collapsed onto a firefighter killing him.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the firefighters family and department members. More on the story below. BOILING SPRINGS, Pa. —A firefighter and a woman died in a house ...

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Video: Hartford, CT Firefighters Rescue Over 40 People at 3 Alarm Apartment Fire

HARTFORD, Conn. — One person is dead and dozens of others were rushed to the hospital after a 3-alarm fire at an apartment building on Charter Oak Place. More than 70 firefighters worked to save people from the burning building. “I mean flames really high, and the whole building was filled with smoke. People were screaming and hollering out their ...

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Line of Duty Death: Porterville, California Firefighter Dies Battling a Fire at The Local Library One Firefighter Still Missing

We don’t have many details but we do know one Firefighter has passed and one is still missing at a Library fire in Porterville, California.  Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone involved during this extremely difficult time. PORTERVILLE, Calif. (FOX26) — Officials have confirmed that one firefighter has died and one is still missing after a massive fire broke ...

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Video: Two Alarm School Fire in Quakertown, Pennsylvania With One Firefighter Injured

First source newsVideo of a school fire in Quakertown, Pennsylvania.  The video was posted by First source news and description is below. “2nd alm fire at quakertown Christian school heavily damaged by fire at 143 Rocky Ridge Rd fire occurred just before 5pm on 1/31/2020 One firefighter was burned and transported to local hospital.” Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. ...

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Line of Duty Death: As U.S. Crews Arrived to Assist With the Australian Wildfires an Australian Firefighter Was Killed Today Battling Those Fires

LODD wildfire Australia

As the world watches the devestation happening in Australia sadly they lost one of their firefighters today battling the wildfires.  This is the fifth firefighter to pass while battling these wildfires.  Our thoughts and prayers are with all involved and all that continue to battle these devastating wildfires. Wildfiretoday.com – “It occurred Saturday January 11 while a firefighter was working ...

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Line of Duty Death: West Virginia Firefighter Killed While Responding to Fire

In what is shaping up to be a bad day for first responders we regret to inform you of another Line of Duty Death.  A Firefighter in Roane County, West Virginia has passed away after his Tanker (Tender) rolled over.  Our thoughts and prayers are with all involved in this incident as well. ROANE COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) — “A Roane ...

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Line of Duty Deaths: Firefighter and Police Officer Struck and Killed While Operating at a Crash Scene in Lubbock, TX

We regret to bring you the horrible news out of Lubbock, Texas where a Firefighter and Police Officer were struck and killed while operating at a crash scene earlier this morning.  One Firefighter still remains in critical condition.  Our Thoughts and prayers are with all involved.  More on this horrible situation below. LUBBOCK, Texas – “A firefighter and police officer were ...

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Line of Duty Death: Pennsylvania Paramedic Killed Operating at a Vehicle Crash on I70

More sad news today as we now learn of a second line of duty death. This LODD occurred in the Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania area.  Paramedic Smelser was struck and killed while attending to a injured patient on I70.  More on the story below. Rostraver West Newton Emergency Services – “It’s with great sorrow and pain that we announce the tragic ...

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Helmet Cam: Hoarder Conditions Fire Unknown Country

Residential structure fire with hoarder conditions. We don’t know what country this video is from, but it gives a glimpse at the differences in operations from us in the states and elsewhere. This is just a good look at some of the obstacles we need to overcome on our way to the fire. As the Firefighter enters the residence you ...

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