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City of Austin Sues Firefighter With Cancer Over Workers’ Comp

AUSTIN (KXAN) — An Austin firefighter is now turning to KXAN after months of meeting with city leaders to share her story.  “We’ve repeatedly heard that, ‘We’re working on it,’ and nothing’s really been done. And so at this point, we felt like we needed to take other steps to get the message out there,” Austin Fire Department Lt. Carrie Stewart ...

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Helmet Cam Video: Dwelling Fire in Greensville County Virginia

Video posted by Mark Ryals shows a helmet cam view of a dwelling fire in Greensville County Virginia.  Description of the fire is below. “9/6/2018 Volunteers from the Greensville County Fire Department responded from Company 3 (Emporia) to a single wide trailer fire. Responding units: E33, E32, Tanker 3, Utility 3, Support 3, and the Fire Chief & a crew from Greensville ...

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FDNY Arriving at a High Rise Fire in Manhattan With Fire on The 22nd Floor

Video posted by FDNY Response Videos shows companies arriving at a high rise fire.  Description of the video is below. “Fire Location: 405 East 92nd St Fire on the 22nd floor of a 25 story High Rise MD E-22,53,44,58 E-76(HR Nozzle) E-39(C.F.R.D) E-3 w/ HR 1 L-12,43,26(Fast) L-16,22 B-10,12,8,14(Safety) R-1 Sq-41 D-3 Rac-1 RB,SB FC,FCB Tac-1 *E91 unable to respond*” Subscribe for ...

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Woman Mistakes Dynamite For Candle During Power Outage and Suffers Serious Injuries

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – Authorities say a Connecticut woman mistook a stick of dynamite for a candle during a power outage and suffered severe hand injuries. Assistant Bridgeport Fire Chief Michael Caldaroni says the woman was looking to light a candle in her home at about 9:30 p.m. Thursday after the power went out during a storm.   The dynamite ...

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City of Houston Still Fighting With The 5 Families Who Lost Firefighters at the Southwest Inn Fire

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) –The message from families of fallen firefighters: ‘leave us alone.’ Five firefighters were killed in the Southwest Inn fire in May 2013. The families sued radio-maker Motorola, claiming radio malfunctions led to the firefighter’s deaths and reached a settlement recently. That legal action was between the families of firefighters and Motorola, not the city of Houston. The ...

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Video: Brockton, MA Firefighters Make Ladder Rescues at a Well Involved Dwelling Fire

Video posted by CBS Boston shows Brockton, MA Firefighters making some ladder rescues at a early morning (05:30ish) fire.  No description was given, however it is a news story so description is in the video. Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:* First Name Email address: Leave this field empty if you're human:

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Video: House Fire in Edison, New Jersey

Raw video footage of a house fire in Edison, New Jersey.  The video was posted by Tim Castleton SnappersCreations and description is below. “Lightning Strikes House in Edison New Jersey. Raw Footage.” Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:* First Name Email address: Leave this field empty if you're human:

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Video: FDNY Battles 3 Alarm Fire in Brooklyn

Video posted by LOUDLABS NEWS NYC shows FDNY Companies working at a 3 Alarm Fire in Brooklyn, New York.  Description of the video is below. FLATBUSH, Brooklyn – “A 3 alarm was transmitted by FDNY Tuesday around 8pm in regards to the top floor and cockloft that was on fire. There was one minor injury to a civilian that resulted in a ...

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Arrival Video From Jurupa Valley California, Family of Six Escapes

  Video and description from Loudlabs:  “JURUPA VALLEY – Early Saturday morning August 04, 2018 Cal Fire / Riverside County Fire responded to multiple reports of a house fire in Jurupa Hills. The fire was reported around 12:25am at the Jurupa Hills Cascade Mobile Home Park in the 6100 Block of Camino Real. The first arriving engine company reported a ...

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Helmet Cam: Fully Involved House Fire in Hot Springs South Dakota

Here is a helmet cam video out of Hot Spring South Dakota. Crews arrived to find a structure that was fully involved. The first in engine company stretched a pre-connect and brought the fire under control quickly. This video was posted by DHillFire6392 and a description is below: “This is video of our response to and operations at a well involved structure ...

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