Two dead after Christmas storm hits northern California

California 12/28/21, 02:18

Two persons died in a fully submerged car due to overnight rain in northern California. On Thursday, Dec. 23, firemen were unable to reach two passengers in a fully submerged car in a flooded underpass in Millbrae, California, just south of San Francisco. Firefighters rescued two people who had climbed atop ...

Surfside condo collapse: firefighters put an end to the search for human remains

U.S. 07/24/21, 05:36

Officials announced Friday, July 23, that firefighters completed their goal of cleaning debris from the collapsed Surfside condo building while police and forensic specialists continue to search through the debris pile for other bodies and personal effects. According to authorities, the oceanside tower collapsed on June 24, killing 97 people ...

Dropkick Murphys to play fundraiser for family of fallen firefighter

U.S. 11/20/19, 09:34

A fundraiser to benefit the family of a fallen Worcester hero will feature a popular Massachusetts band. American Celtic punk rock band Dropkick Murphys will play a short acoustic set at the Worcester Beer Garden and Pavilion on Friday night, Nov. 22, in honor of Lt. Jason Menard, of the Worcester ...

Two firefighters change girl’s life after she pays their bill

U.S. 11/15/19, 06:02

Liz decided to leave a message on her check for a couple of firemen while working the night shift. She never expected them to come back with the news that changed her life. New Jersey's Tim Young and Paul Hullings are dedicated firefighters living for their jobs. They had been working tirelessly ...

Firefighter dies after saving baby, firefighters in Massachusetts house fire

U.S. 11/14/19, 06:49

A 39-year-old firefighter lieutenant was killed in the line of duty while he was saving other firefighters. He was killed just hours before he scheduled to leave on a Disney vacation with his family. As the fire devoured a three-story home in Worcester, Massachusetts, early Wednesday morning, Nov. 13, a distress ...

Police officer, firefighter injured in Wisconsin shooting

U.S. 05/16/19, 03:19

A police officer and a firefighter have been injured in a shooting in Appleton, Wisconsin, and several others have been taken to a hospital. Appleton police Officer Meghan Cash says first responders went to a downtown location following a call that someone needed medical assistance about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. It is not ...

Firefighters union expected to endorse Biden for 2020

Politics 04/23/19, 11:14

The largest firefighters union is preparing to formally endorse Joe Biden's expected presidential run this week, with group leaders saying they will be "investing" heavily in the former vice president's anticipated bid. The board of the International Association of Fire Fighters will meet this week to vote on the endorsement. They ...

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