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  • Firefighters extinguish garbage truck fire in Delray

    Firefighters extinguish garbage truck fire in Delray
    A Waste Management garbage truck caught on fire Tuesday in Delray Beach, firefighters said. Delray Beach Fire Rescue responded to the a report of a Waste Management garbage truck on fire on the 700 block of West Atlantic Avenue at about 6:30 a.m....
  • Maybe L.A.'s 'stupid' helipad rule wasn't so dumb

     Maybe L.A.'s 'stupid' helipad rule wasn't so dumb
    With the swipe of a pen last week, Mayor Eric Garcetti eliminated what he called "one more stupid rule in Los Angeles." But as a career firefighter, I have to ask: Was the law really so stupid? And what process led to its elimination? Before the mayor's...
  • Baltimore crews battle 2.5-alarm fire at vacant Fayette Street building

    Baltimore crews battle 2.5-alarm fire at vacant Fayette Street building
    Baltimore City firefighters were called to a 2.5-alarm blaze at a building that once housed Volunteers of America but is now vacant in the Jonestown neighborhood Sunday, officials said. Firefighters were called just before 3 p.m. to the two-story...
  • Letter to the Editor

    To the parents and students of all schools in Sprague: The Baltic Fire Engine Company # 1 will be sponsoring our annual Safe Halloween Program again this year. We sponsor this program each year as a way to offer all of the children (and of course the...
  • Two displaced by Fort Lauderdale fire

    Two displaced by Fort Lauderdale fire
    Two people were displaced, but there were no injuries from a residential fire in Fort Lauderdale early Monday, officials said. The fire in an apartment unit at 313 NW 15 Way broke out shortly after midnight, according to Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue...
  • Several Injured As Residents Jump To Escape East Hartford Fire

    Several Injured As Residents Jump To Escape East Hartford Fire
    EAST HARTFORD —- Several people were injured — including at least one who jumped from a third floor window — as they escaped a fire that broke out just after dawn Saturday at an apartment complex off Burnside Avenue, authorities said....
  • Firefighters in Santa Fe Springs battle four-alarm blaze

    Firefighters in Santa Fe Springs battle four-alarm blaze
    Firefighters in Santa Fe Springs were battling a four-alarm blaze that engulfed a commercial building late Saturday afternoon. The flames broke out about 4 p.m. in the 12900 block of Sunshine Avenue, officials with the Santa Fe Springs Fire Department...
  • Pit bull alerts man about Lake Worth house fire

    Pit bull alerts man about Lake Worth house fire
    LAKE WORTH Fire officials are investigating a house fire in 3000 block off Per-Siri Lane around 3:20 a.m. Friday. One elderly person was taken to JFK Medical Center for smoke inhalation. Crews found the home fully engulfed, so they fought the fire from...
  • At least 40 families displaced by Elk Grove apartment fire

    At least 40 families displaced by Elk Grove apartment fire
    A fire in Elk Grove Village damaged one wing of an apartment building and displaced at least 40 families Tuesday night. The fire started around 5:30 p.m. in a first-floor unit of the apartment building in the 900 block of Ridge Square, according to...
  • Arson, prowling arrest made in 50-acre Ventura brush fire

    Arson, prowling arrest made in 50-acre Ventura brush fire
    A man spotted running from a 50-acre brush fire in Ventura has been arrested on suspicion of setting the blaze, authorities said. The man, identified Tuesday by the Ventura County Sheriff's Department as 24-year-old Garrett Smith, was arrested shortly...
  • Firefighter fatally injured on I-95 was leader who 'will be dearly missed'

    Firefighter fatally injured on I-95 was leader who 'will be dearly missed'
    Just six months away from closing out an illustrious 29-year career with the same department his father had served, Lt. Kevin K. Johns put on his uniform and got into his car Tuesday to head in for duty. But he never made it there. The highly...