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Kendall and Kylie Jenner rescued from hotel elevator
The sisters, along with pals Hailey Baldwin and Jordyn Woods, captured the ordeal on Snapchat.
73 points by New York Post | Snap Bruce Jenner American films Grammatical tense Firefighter
Abingdon townhouse fire caused by cigarette left in couch, Fire Marshal's Office says
An Abingdon townhouse suffered an estimated $105,000 in damage Thursday morning from a fire that started because a burning cigarette had been left on a couch, according to the Office of the State Fire Marshal. The two-story structure is in the middle of a group of townhouses in the 100 block of...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Harford County Maryland Firefighter Volunteer fire department Pickup truck Bel Air Harford County Maryland Cigarette Rooms Amtrak
Neighbors report explosion in fire that killed Libertyville Township man
An investigation was underway Thursday to determine the cause of a fire in Libertyville Township on Wednesday night that left an elderly man dead. Authorities identified the victim Thursday afternoon as 76-year-old Kenneth F. Deyo, who was found on the first floor of his home in the Countryside...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Coroner Sheriff Police Autopsy Constable Firefighter Kay Scarpetta Firefighting
Patt Morrison asks: Detective Ed Nordskog on tracking down California's serial arsonists
There aren’t many sounds in Southern California more frightening than a wildfire. And we’ve been hearing them way too often, in a fire season that doesn’t seem like a season at all any more, but a year-round event. There are so many that we have to give them names to distinguish them -- the Sand...
39 points by Los Angeles Times | Arson Fire Fire investigation Firefighting ATF Fire Research Laboratory John Leonard Orr Firefighter Incendiary device
FDNY to deploy drones at major fires
NEW YORK (AP) - Drones will soon be taking to the skies to help New York City firefighters battle major fires and emergencies. The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/2cmzEaS ) reported Thursday the FDNY will deploy a drone to 2-alarm fires or greater in the next few weeks. The unmanned aircraft ...
1 points by The Washington Times | New York City Washington D.C. Drone music New York Air traffic control Firefighter New Jersey Toronto
Harford firefighters warn of solicitation scam
Harford County fire officials are warning residents about a possible scam, with a caller claiming to represent firefighters. The Harford County Volunteer Fire & EMS Association posted on Facebook that they have been made aware of "phone solicitations being made to the citizens in our county from...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Firefighter Harford County Maryland Telephone call Telephone number Aberdeen Proving Ground Aberdeen Maryland Volunteer fire department Social information processing
Kabul: Who cleans up after a suicide blast?
The firefighting unit in Afghanistan spends more time cleaning up after devastating blasts than extinguishing fires.
2557 points by Al Jazeera English | Psychological trauma Psychology Mental health Firefighter BLAST Mental health professional Al Jazeera Attack
Utah city considers offering fire suppression help
CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) - A Utah city might bring in extra revenue by contributing to firefighting efforts throughout the West. The Spectrum of St. George reports (http://bit.ly/2bVLnHX ) that the Cedar City Fire Department presented the idea to the city council this week. Chief Mike Phillips says a Southern ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Utah Southern Utah University Firefighter Firefighting English-language films Cedar City Utah Municipality Local government in the United States
76-year-old man dies in Libertyville house fire
An elderly man died in a house fire Wednesday night in north suburban Libertyville.
2 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Semi-detached Ireland Firefighter Coroner Autopsy United Kingdom Suicide Building
Elgin firefighter injured in vacant warehouse fire
An Elgin firefighter was injured in a vacant warehouse fire Wednesday evening in the northwest suburb.
-1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Firefighter Fire protection Office Fire department Smoke Worcester Cold Storage Warehouse fire
Family, community remembers girl killed in fire
When she spoke, Layona Dragash sounded like a young woman wise beyond her years, but her singing voice reminded of how young she was. Quietly singing Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Simple Man," her voice echoed through a small orange speaker Monday night as dozens of friends, family and Lake Station Fire Department...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Family Singing Smoke Firefighting Smoke detector Girl Storey Firefighter
Baltimore fire crews battle 'junk yard fire' in Fairfield area
City fire crews battled a "junk yard fire" Friday afternoon in South Baltimore that put off enough smoke to be seen on surrounding highways. Firefighters were dispatched to 3100 Weedon St. in the Fairfield area, which belongs to Baltimore Scrap Corp., a scrap metal recycling company. The company...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Interstate 95 in Maryland Automobile Maryland Transportation Authority Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Interstate 895 Firefighter Baltimore Interstate Highway System
Firefighters rescue dog after 20 minutes of mouth-to-snout resuscitation (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Firefighter Andrew Klein got down on all fours and braved the flames and smoke at an apartment fire in Santa Monica to rescue a trapped and frightened 10-year-old on Tuesday. Nalu, a Bichon Frise, Shih Tzu mix was found in critical condition. Read Full Article at RT.com
44 points by Russia Today | Firefighter Fire department English-language films Grateful Dead Firefighting Rainbow Bridge
Harford emergency services director prepares Aberdeen fire leaders for intense changes ahead
Great changes are coming to Harford County's fire and EMS service in the next decade, and the leaders of the Aberdeen Fire Department — like their counterparts throughout the county — must be prepared for it, according to Edward Hopkins, director of the Department of Emergency Services. "Think...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Harford County Maryland Aberdeen Proving Ground Firefighter Aberdeen Maryland Cecil County Maryland Ambulance Driver's license Firefighting
Salisbury’s Nurse Denise saved Duff the rabbit last Friday
In the end, it was all for the love of a rabbit.Salisbury Elementary School nurse Denise Bailey was driving to work last Friday around 8:30 a.m. when she saw the flames streaming from Mike Paine’s barn in Boscawen.After turning around, parking along Route 4 and dialing 911, Bailey said her nurse ins...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Rabbit Firefighting Firefighter Nursing White Rabbit Holger Ernst Flemish Giant
Bird crashes into cab of truck, injuring driver on I-95 near Havre de Grace
A truck driver was hospitalized after a large bird crashed through the windshield of his cab Sunday morning in Havre de Grace.The Susquehanna Hose Company volunteer fire department in Havre de Grace responded just after 8 a.m. to the southbound lanes of Interstate 95, where the truck had come to...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Interstate Highway System Volunteer fire department Firefighter Fire department English-language films Interstate 95 Susquehanna River Havre de Grace Maryland
Brothers serve as firefighters in Saltillo
SALTILLO, Miss. (AP) - For brothers Derrick and Christopher Hindo, one of the biggest rewards of being volunteer firefighters is being able to help people. They've been helped themselves by the job, which set them back on the straight path from which they once strayed. Derrick, 23, has been a ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Firefighter Fire department Volunteer fire department English-language films
Support pours in for tot killed in Lowell blaze
Donations are pouring in from far and wide to support the family of a 3-year-old Lowell boy who “made everybody smile” before he lost his life in a fast-moving fire on Friday.“The outpouring of support from people all over the country has been phenomenal,” Doug Knox, the grief-stricken grandfather of little Hunter Knox, told the Herald yesterday.A GoFundMe page created on behalf of the Knox family had raised more than $18,000 as of last night, with donations coming from friends, family members and complete strangers.
6 points by Boston Herald | Family Fire hydrant American film actors Lowell Massachusetts Positive psychology Firefighter After You've Gone Donation
Thursday night's fire not the first for vacant Woodberry warehouse
A four-alarm fire Thursday night at the Schenuitt Rubber building was not the first blaze at the three-story vacant warehouse in Woodberry, which has long been slated for development.More than 120 firefighters and 39 pieces of firefighting equipment were called about 9 p.m. Thursday to 1760 Union...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Firefighter Railway platform Fire protection Fire Interstate Highway System Firefighting Train station Interstate 83
What’s small and yellow and needs to be shoveled out 1,382 times in Concord alone?
You’re probably a little tired of shoveling snow right now, after clearing your driveway and a path to your mailbox and a path to your Monitor tube, but here’s one more target for your attention: the nearest fire hydrant.“Some people make it a big pride thing, to clear their hydrant,” said Concord...
124 points by Concord Monitor | Fire hydrant Firefighter Snow Shovel Firefighting Water Clearing Debut albums
Fire Marshal investigating Westminster chair fire
The Office of the State Fire Marshal is investigating a fire that damaged a chair Saturday in Westminster. It took four firefighters from the Westminster fire company about 1 minute to bring the fire under control at a home on the 300 block of Stacy Lee Drive, in Westminster, a patio chair having...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Firefighting State Ed Helms Firefighter Fire protection
Greitens appoints fire marshal, emergency management head
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has appointed two new heads of the state's emergency management and fire safety divisions. Greitens appointed Ernie Rhodes to be the director of the State Emergency Management Agency and Tim Bean as the state Fire Marshal in an announcement Wednesday at ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Missouri Native Americans in the United States Firefighting Missouri River Mississippi River Firefighter Colorado Montana
Houston firefighter's death ruled suicide
Jason Hamilton, a 12-year veteran with the fire department, apparently crossed over into oncoming traffic after what officials initially said appeared to be a tire problem.
24 points by The Houston Chronicle | Harris County Texas Firefighter Waller County Texas Katy Texas Greater Houston Fort Bend County Texas Fire department Firefighting
Longtime firefighters union president calling it quits
Rank-and-file firefighters and paramedics were informed this week that their leader for the last nine years, Tom Ryan, is calling it quits.
402 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Emergency medical services Emergency medical technician Chicago Firefighter New York City Chicago Tribune Democratic Party Uniform
Fighting the flames of ISIL in Iraq
Firefighters are still working to extinguish the oil wells torched by ISIL as the group retreated from Qayyara.
1159 points by Al Jazeera English | Iraq Petroleum Levant Jordan Arabic language Firefighter Iraq War Fertile Crescent
Obituary: Jerome J. Jones / Firefighter whose life changed after Bricelyn Street fire
A single tragedy could have defined the life of retired Pittsburgh firefighter Jerome Jones, had he let it.
1357 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Family Firefighter Smoke Pittsburgh metropolitan area Allegheny County Pennsylvania Smoke inhalation Son Fire
Man found dead in Colorado Springs motor home following blaze
Colorado Springs police and fire investigators are conducting a death investigation following the discovery of a man's body inside a motor home Saturday night, authorities say.
1 points by The Denver Post | Police Criminal Investigation Department Detective Firefighter Vigiles Criminal investigation Constable Law enforcement agency
C. Edwin 'Bunk' Grimmel Sr. honored for 75 years of service with the Jarrettsville Volunteer Fire Company
When C. Edwin "Bunk" Grimmel Sr. joined the Jarrettsville Volunteer Fire Company in January of 1941, The United States had not entered World War II, the nationwide release of the now-classic film "Citizen Kane" was nine months away, and the fire company itself, founded in November of 1929, was...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Harford County Maryland Firefighter Cecil County Maryland Lancaster County Pennsylvania World War II Volunteer fire department Baltimore County Maryland Maryland
FDNY brass call alleged hazing ‘sexual assault’ in leaked audio
FDNY brass read the riot act to firefighters at the Midtown firehouse where an African-American rookie claimed he was hazed by naked smoke-eaters — calling the reported incident “a sexual assault” and a “cover up,” bombshell audiotapes obtained by The Post reveal. The officers warned the members of Ladder 35/Engine 40 — nicknamed “The Cavemen”...
126 points by New York Post | Federal Bureau of Investigation Firefighter Crime Rape
3 hurt in Downers Grove house fire
Three people were hospitalized after a house fire early Saturday in west suburban Downers Grove.
11 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Semi-detached Firefighter Ireland Hospital English-language films
Houston Fire Department names new chief
El Paso Fire Chief Samuel Peña has been tapped as Houston's new fire chief, replacing Interim Fire Chief Rodney West, sources said Thursday.
92 points by The Houston Chronicle | Firefighting Fire department Firefighters Firefighter Retirement
Trail of Tears threatened in Tennessee wildfire
Cherokee Indians traveled on the trail in a forced march to Oklahoma in the 1800s.       
7470 points by USA Today | Tennessee Cherokee United States Forest Service Monroe County Tennessee Native Americans in the United States Knoxville Tennessee Mile Firefighter
Former fire fighters have no confidence in Deerfield fire chief 
A vote of no confidence against the Deerfield Volunteer Fire Department’s chief by 28 former fire fighters is under review by the town’s select board.A letter, signed by the 28 individuals, was presented to the board by resident and former fire fighter Kevin MacDonald at a meeting last week. The let...
1 points by Concord Monitor | Abuse Firefighter Bullying Fire department Volunteer fire department Verbal abuse Firefighting Fire departments
Southern wildfires have threatened communities on edge
TIGER, Ga. (AP) - Thick smoke has settled over a wide area of the southern Appalachians, where dozens of uncontrolled wildfires are burning through decades of leaf litter and people breathe in tiny bits of the forest with every gulp of air. It's a constant reminder of the threat to ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | United States National Forest Fire United States Forest Service Firefighter Georgia National Forest
DFD questions bikini-clad women on fire truck
A car wash says it was holding a charity fundraiser when the firefighters stopped.        
215 points by Detroit Free Press | Firefighter Firefighting Fire department Fire hydrant Diesel engine Fire Truck Volunteer fire department
La Placita female firefighters outnumber men
LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) - The women in the La Placita Volunteer Fire Department outnumber the men and blow away the national statistics when it comes to the number of female firefighters. Located in San Miguel County's remote Gallinas Canyon, the department has six female firefighters and five male firefighters. ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Volunteer fire department Firefighter Fire department San Miguel County New Mexico New Mexico Highlands University Las Vegas New Mexico Fire departments New Mexico
'Very active' fire at Vandenberg Air Force Base grows to over 10,000 acres
California wildfire updates: Blaze at Air Force base grows despite aggressive air, ground attacks Sept. 20, 2016, 2:24 p.m. A rash of fires this summer has destroyed homes, subjected residents to evacuation orders and resulted in at least one death. Here are some of the fires now burning in California:...
490 points by Los Angeles Times | Military Military base Cost Firefighter Vandenberg Air Force Base Week-day names Los Padres National Forest Government Accountability Office
Wildfire near Vandenberg Air Force Base swells to over 10,000 acres; Soberanes fire sets cost record
A wildfire burning on the south side of Vandenberg Air Force Base near Lompoc has more than doubled in size since the weekend and now covers 10,542 acres, Air Force officials said Tuesday.  The Canyon fire was 20% contained, and 633 firefighters from federal, state and local fire agencies were...
490 points by Los Angeles Times | Military Military base Cost Firefighter Vandenberg Air Force Base Week-day names Los Padres National Forest Government Accountability Office
California wildfire updates: Blaze at Air Force base grows despite aggressive air, ground attacks
California wildfire updates: Blaze at Air Force base grows despite aggressive air, ground attacks Sept. 20, 2016, 11:44 a.m. A rash of fires this summer has destroyed homes, subjected residents to evacuation orders and resulted in at least one death. Here are some of the fires now burning in California:...
6702 points by Los Angeles Times | Firefighting Fire Kern County California Emergency evacuation San Bernardino County California Firefighter Orange County Fire Authority California
'Black Sunday' firefighters' families reach $30M deal with city
The families of five firefighters forced to jump from a Bronx apartment building in 2005 settled their suits.
826 points by Daily News | Apartment Jury New York City The Bronx The Verdict House Firefighter Verdict
California wildfire becomes costliest ever to fight at $200M
BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire burning for nearly two months on California's scenic Big Sur coast has surpassed $200 million in firefighting costs, becoming the costliest to fight in U.S. history, according to date released Monday.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Big Sur Firefighter Cost Costs California Sequoia Fire Firefighting
Volunteer firefighter saves man trapped in burning vehicle
NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - State police say a volunteer firefighter from South Windsor was in the right place at the right time when he was able to rescue a man trapped inside a burning vehicle in North Haven. The volunteer was driving along state Route 15 around 6:30 a.m. ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | English-language films Automobile Firefighter Windsor Connecticut Utah United States Motorway Fire department
At least nine dead in Memphis house fire
Four adults and three children died at the scene, and two other children died hours later.
-1 points by Daily News | Andrew Jackson Child Coming out United States Jay-Z Fire department Firefighter Tennessee
9 people, including 5 children, killed in Memphis house fire
Nine people — five children and four adults — died early Monday in Memphis' deadliest house fire in decades, authorities said. Firefighters were called about 1:20 a.m. to a house in south Memphis and found light smoke coming from the one-story wood-frame residence, Memphis Fire Services Director...
-1 points by Los Angeles Times | Ronald Reagan Smoke Reagan assassination attempt John Hinckley Jr. Firefighter James Brady English-language films Flashover
Fire director says 9 dead in Memphis house fire
Nine people — five children and four adults — died early Monday in Memphis' deadliest house fire in decades, and one other child is fighting for life at a hospital, authorities said. Firefighters were called about 1:20 a.m. to a house in south Memphis and found ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Death Tennessee Firefighter Firefighting Memphis Tennessee Life Fire department Cooke
9 dead in early morning Memphis house fire
One child is fighting for his or her life in a hospital        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Smoke Firefighter Copyright Firefighting Associated Press All rights reserved Memphis Tennessee Fire department
Crews quickly douse fire at Longmont’s old sugar factory
Firefighters extinguished a blaze that broke out inside Longmont's abandoned sugar factory Sunday night, then stuck around to check for hot spots, Longmont Fire Department spokeswoman Molly Cropp said.
-1 points by The Denver Post | English-language films American films Boulder County Colorado Firefighter Boulder Metropolitan Statistical Area Coroner Linux Sheriff
7 killed, 3 hospitalized after Memphis house fire
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee officials are trying to determine the cause of a house fire that killed four adults and three children in Memphis and injured three others. Local news outlets report that the fire began 1:30 a.m. Monday. Lt. Wayne Cooke of the Memphis Fire Department says a ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Memphis Tennessee Tennessee Andrew Jackson Smoke Firefighter Washington D.C. The Washington Times United States
Missing girl, 13, found dead near Pennsylvania river
Officials say the body of a 13-year-old girl who went missing last week has been found near a Pennsylvania river. Members of a volunteer fire department found the body of Shevy McGiffin on Sunday near the Clarion River, about 65 miles northeast of Pittsburgh. Police say they had been searching...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Pennsylvania Volunteer fire department Allegheny River American novels United States Fire department Firefighter North Carolina State University
L.A. firefighters remember 9/11 victims and rescuers at Hollywood memorial
At a Hollywood memorial to fallen firefighters, Los Angeles firefighters and recruits gathered early Sunday to remember the victims of the terrorist attacks that devastated the country a decade and a half ago, including hundreds of firefighters and other emergency personnel who rushed in as others...
147 points by Los Angeles Times | September 11 attacks World Trade Center New York City American films Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen The Fallen Attack Firefighter