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Crash claims Hancock County teens after collision with Fire Truck

By STEPHEN HUBA – Staff Writer , Morning Journal News -Three Hancock County teenagers were killed late Saturday when their car collided with a New Manchester Volunteer Fire Department fire truck on state Route 8 near Tomlinson Run State Park, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department said. Sheriff Ralph Fletcher identified the teenagers as Kristyn Butcher, 16, of Newell, W.Va.; Kaylin Rice, 16, ...

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Lindale Texas critically injured during morning fire on Friday

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -Video link     By Lane Luckie Several donation funds have been set up for an East Texas firefighter critically injured during an early morning fire on Friday.                                                       Firefighter Joe Yeakley. Photo Source: Lindale Fire Department. Around 12:45 a.m., fire crews were called to a reported structure fire at 15922 Childress Drive in the Lindale area. About 40 ...

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Massive fire destroys two-story Dunmore home

BY PETER CAMERON AND KYLE WIND (STAFF WRITERS)Published: January 17, 2014 DUNMORE – A massive, roaring fire destroyed a two-story house in Dunmore on Thursday where two residents escaped unharmed. Orange flames shot out holes in the roof and the fire ravaged the attic and the second floor of the house at 404 Mortimer St. before firefighters extinguished the blaze. ...

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FDNY plucks man form icy Manhattan Beach waters

http://nypost.com/2014/01/14/fdny-plucks-man-from-icy-manhattan-beach-waters/Two firefighters rescued a man from icy waters off Manhattan Beach on  Tuesday, officials said. FDNY responded to Kingsborough Community College where they were told a man was drowning in the ocean around 1:00 p.m. When rescuers located the man about thirty minutes later, two firefighters plunged into the water and sifted him out onto the rocks, placed him onto a ...

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Helmet-cam video from St-Paul apartment fire

By: Megan Stewart Thirty-year-old Chris Meusburger of St. Paul was found dead inside his apartment on Glendale Street in St. Paul on Sunday morning. The medical examiner ruled smoke inhalation as the cause of death. According to fire officials, his blood alcohol level was .26, “which may have caused impairment.” The fire was determined to be unintentional, but fire officials ...

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