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Davenport firefighters took the plunge, suiting up in near-freezing temperatures for ice rescue training. Suits on, firefighters hit the ice for their annual ice rescue training.  But with the ice four inches thick, they had to chainsaw into it before they could start.  Whether it’s on a lake, a reservoir, on a retention pond or …

DeKALB – Firefighters from several area departments were at the scene on South Seventh Street on Friday evening, where a building was engulfed in flames. The fire started around 6:50 p.m. at the Standard Roofing Co. building at 1100 S. Seventh St, but it had spread by the time firefighters arrived, and flames could be …

SYDNEY, N.S. — Firefighters are battling a blaze at a vacant downtown building that used to be home of the Cape Breton Post.   Sydney Fire Department Deputy Chief Chris March confirmed both station one and station two responded to the call about the blaze along with three trucks and the platoon chief. No other fire departments …

Details Written by Michael Thom/Libby Giesbrecht Published: 16 February 2020 Update: Manitoba Hydro is estimating power will be restored to around 4,000 East Kildonan customers around 10:30 a.m. Sunday after an early morning blaze near Lagimodiere Boulevard. #mboutage East Kildonan update: we’re estimating restoration time of 10:30 a.m. to resolve the outage to approx …

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The North Richland Hills Police and Fire Departments showed off new technology Thursday they say will allow them to do their jobs more effectively and in less time. Jennie Espy, a North Richland Hills Police Department Crime Scene Investigator said, “This is absolutely fantastic technology.” The state-of-the-art device scans …

The three are 44-year-old Capt. Ian McBeth of Great Falls, Montana, who was piloting the downed C-130 plane; First Officer Paul Clyde Hudson, age 42, of Buckeye, Arizona; and 43-year-old Flight Engineer Rick DeMorgan Jr., who lived in Navarre, Florida, Coulson said in a statement. “The aviation industry and emergency service sector is a small …

TACOMA, Wash. — When firefighters take on a fire at a large building or warehouse, there are concerns about ‘mayday scenarios,’ where a firefighter becomes trapped or disoriented and needs to be rescued.  A University of Washington professor and his students are now developing technology that could help keep firefighters safer in those types of …

LEE COUNTY Firefighters see people on their worst days and manage to keep it together. But, behind closed doors, some firefighters are battling their own mental health. And more firefighters are dying at their own hands than in the line of duty. We spoke to South Trail Fire & Rescue District firefighters Friday …

HOLLEY, N.Y. (WIVB) — A house in Orleans County was destroyed by fire overnight. Crews from four different counties responded to the scene at the corner of Albion St. near Main in Holley. Nearly 12 people in the home were deemed safe and no one was injured. Still, crews had a tough time extinguishing the …

A TREMENDOUS fire has broken out in Costa del Sol’s Torremolinos, Spain, sending thick plumes of black smoke billowing into the air. As the raging fire took control, local residents ran for their lives as several explosions could be heard sounding in the area, believed to be from exploding gas canisters. Eye witnesses on the …