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Video: Firefighters rescue 82-year-old from condominium fire

Brockton firefighters responded Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. to Madrid Square Condominiums off of Oak Street to find a top floor unit in Building 20 fully engulfed in flames. Under severe fire conditions, responders rescued the condo’s sole occupant over ladders from the balcony. The victim, an 82-year-old man, suffered major burn injuries and was transported [...]

March 29th, 2017|Fire News, Rescue News, Videos|0 Comments
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Video: Chinese firefighters catch mother, daughter from burning building

Firefighters in China are being hailed for making a pair of heart-stopping rescues at an apartment fire in the country’s eastern Zhejiang province on Saturday. Global News reports the firefighters were called to a burning building and found a woman hanging out of a sixth-floor window. Firefighters rushed into the building and straight to the [...]

March 28th, 2017|Videos|0 Comments
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Video: Firefighter gives mouth-to-snout for 20 minutes to save dog

March 23--Just in time for National Puppy Day, here's a story about one lucky dog. Santa Monica firefighters responding to a fast-growing blaze at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday at an apartment found the dog, Nalu, unresponsive after it was "overcome by heat and smoke," according to a Santa Monica Fire Department new release. Firefighters removed Nalu from the structure and [...]

March 24th, 2017|Fire News, Rescue News, Videos|0 Comments
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Video: Volunteer firefighters battle semi-truck fire

Footage of what appear to be volunteer firefighters in a small Arkansas community fighting an Interstate truck fire- without protective gear. Showing up in a vintage fire truck with the words “GURDON FIRE DEPARTMENT” on the side, the vehicle points to the Volunteer Fire Department of Gurdon, Arkansas- a 16-man department for a 2,212-person town. [...]

March 20th, 2017|Fire News, Videos|0 Comments
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Raw Video: Explosion caused by backdraft injuries two firefighters

Firefighters in Florida’s West Palm Beach area had a brush with a potentially deadly situation on Wednesday, with the harrowing close call caught on video. Palm Beach County Fire crews were bringing hoses to the front door of a suburban home when they were confronted by an explosion of smoke and flames. Despite being injured, [...]

March 9th, 2017|Fire News, Videos|0 Comments
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Video: Retired volunteer fire chief knocked unconscious by flashover at home, pulled to safety by police officers

New Jersey fire crews rescued one of their own Saturday night after a former firefighter’s home caught fire. 53-year-old John Ryan was heading into bed when he noticed a fire on his garage floor. "I went to get a garden hose to extinguish it," Ryan said, forgetting that the water had been turned off for [...]

March 7th, 2017|Fire News, Rescue News, Videos|0 Comments
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Video: 3 dead, 2 injured in small plane crash that hit houses in California

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Three people died and two were injured when a small plane carrying them home from a cheerleading competition crashed into two Southern California homes and sparked a major fire Monday, authorities said. A husband, wife and three teenagers were on the plane that had just taken off from Riverside Municipal Airport at 4:40 p.m. intending to return to San Jose after the weekend cheerleading event at Disneyland when it crashed in [...]

February 28th, 2017|Fire News, Videos|0 Comments
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Firefighters angry over their depiction in chief, city manager’s video

Two California firefighters in the city of San Luis Obispo have filed complaints against their chief and city manager following a video jokingly portraying SLOFD firefighters as “sexy.” The video -which was played at the SLO Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner- portrays SLOFD Chief Garret Olson being asked by Commerce employees if “hot firefighters” will [...]

February 14th, 2017|Fire News, Videos|0 Comments
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Video: Commuter train rams FedEx truck after rail crossing gates failed

A commuter train sawed a Fedex semi truck in half after the two merged at a rail crossing during a snowstorm in Utah- and it was all caught on camera. Paramedics reportedly examined the truck driver and 82 people who were on the train. No injuries were reported. Local transit authorities reported to CNN affiliates [...]

January 25th, 2017|Fire News, Videos|0 Comments
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Video: Family of 4, including 2 children, rescued from pickup being taken over by swiftwater

Three California firefighters pulled off a daring rescue Sunday, pulling four family members from a pickup that had been swept away by rushing floodwaters. “It’s like stuff you see in the movies,” said 42-year-old Captain Todd Bradstreet, an 18-year veteran of the Murietta fire service. “I’ve done little swiftwater rescues here and there, but nothing [...]

January 24th, 2017|Fire News, Rescue News, Videos|0 Comments
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