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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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Video: With Helmet Cam Footage and Fireground Audio of a Recent 4 Alarm Apartment Fire in Houston, Texas

A very well put together video documenting a recent 4 Alarm Apartment Fire in Houston, Texas.  We brought you raw video of that fire, however in this video you can listen to all radio communications and watch via the exterior and via helmet cameras.  The video was posted by Jon Drew and description is below. “*** 2 part video, first part is ...

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Raw Video: Historical Hotel in Dallas, TX Built in 1904 Destroyed in 4 Alarm Fire

Raw video with no sound of a overnight 4 Alarm Fire in Dallas Texas at a historical hotel that was built in 1904.  The Ambassador Hotel Building was was currently vacant.  The video was posted by WFAA and description is below. “RAW VIDEO: Vacant Ambassador Hotel in Dallas destroyed in fire” Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:* First Name Email ...

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Video: Partial Roof Collapses at Colleyville, Texas 2 Alarm Commercial Fire

Video posted by Ben Saladino shows some partial roof collapses at a commercial fire in Colleyville, Texas.  The fire went to 2 Alarms and description of the video is below. “May 23, 2019 12:28 – Colleyville Fire Department and numerous surrounding departments worked a 2 alarm fire at a 2 story commercial structure at 32 Village Lane. This raw video is a ...

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Video and Fireground Audio: FDNY Battling a 2 Alarm Fire in Manhattan, NY

Video of companies in Manhattan working a 2 Alarm Fire with fireground audio.  The video was posted by FDNY Response Videos and description is below. “Location: 108 West 39th street between 6th Ave and Broadway Fire on the 1st and 2nd Floors and Through the Duct Work of a 16 Story Commercial [10:55] E-26: Box 759, Do you have an address? All ...

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Arrival Video: House Fire and Dog Rescues in Pennsylvania

Video of companies arriving to a dwelling fire in Coplay, Pennsylvania.  Companies made entry into the home and were able to rescue 4 dogs.  The video was posted by news working and description is below. “At 6:53PM Lehigh County transmitted the box for a house fire at 17 S. 5th Street in Coplay, Pennsylvania sending Engines 511, Rescue 541, Whitehall Quint 3 ...

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