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Crews pulled from fire line after illegal marijuana grow found

Aug. 01--Firefighting efforts were halted for several hours in Modoc County last week after fire crews discovered an illegal marijuana growing operation. On the evening of July...

Firefighter and bicyclist killed after being struck by vehicle

July 31--A longtime member of the Peabody Fire Department was killed while riding his bike on the North Shore. Dan Pimenta was a dedicated bicyclist and was an avid...

Teen steals keys, purse from fire station, then returns to swipe...

ST. LOUIS -- A teenager came into the firehouse at 6500 Michigan Avenue on Monday night looking for a soda, and walked out with a paramedic's purse...

Fire company brings on career firefighters for first time in over...

For the first time in its 107-year history, the Brunswick Volunteer Fire Company is bringing on career firefighters to provide 24-hour service. Nine career Frederick County Division of...

Firefighter cancer registry bill passes full committee

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr., D-N.J., issued the following news release: U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Chris Collins (R-NY) authored a bill that would require the CDC to develop...

Firefighter’s widow pushes Arizona initiative after club bouncer kills her husband

The widow of a Daisy Mountain firefighter killed by a bouncer at a Phoenix Valley gentleman’s club is working to make sure this type...

Firefighter skirts suspension, authorities order remedial aerial ladder training

The Holyoke Fire Commission is ordering an 11-year veteran firefighter undergo 40 additional hours of training on ladder truck functions until he proves competent...

Victim disappointed after L.A. County firefighter skirts jail time for violent...

An L.A. County firefighter is being spared time behind bars and remains on duty following a 2015 Halloween altercation that almost cost victim Samuel...

Video: Old dog’s lucky day — rescued from Biscayne Bay...

July 28--Junior spent Thursday night lounging on a pillow, too tired to move. The nearly 12-yer-old Chinese Shar Pei and Rottweiler mix, who has arthritis and bad...

Former Florida firefighter, Outlaws chapter president shot in apparent turf war

An ex-Hillsborough County Firefighter, who is also the President of the Outlaws motorcycle club, took several bullets Tuesday in what authorities are calling an...