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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
  • Capt. Todd Bradstreet of the Murrieta Fire Department works pulls a young boy from a pickup that was swept away by fast-moving flood waters along Monroe Avenue on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017.  Image credit:  Joe Fanaselle

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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Video: Bridge on fire after tractor-trailer burst into flames leaving 1 dead

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — A tractor-trailer has crashed and burst into flames on a highway in central Ohio, killing at least one person. Dublin police Lt. Steve Farmer says authorities believe the driver is the only person killed in the crash Monday morning in the Columbus suburb. Police say the truck carrying gasoline caught fire after the driver hit a guardrail at [...]

January 24th, 2017|Fire News, Videos|0 Comments
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Video: ‘Flying’ fireman tackles fire in Dubai

Dubai: It's a scene reminiscent of an action movie: a man aboard a jet ski speeds by and moments later soars above water to tackle a burning car on the bridge. The scene was from a video released recently by the Dubai Civil Defence to mark the launch of a new innovative firefighting service called Dolphin. The new service [...]

January 23rd, 2017|Fire News, Videos|0 Comments
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Video: Florida firefighter fired after being caught on camera stealing money from station

January 18th - A Florida man was forced to resign from the Jacksonville Fire Department after he was caught stealing money from a fire station. A newly released video shows Joshua Williams stealing money from JFRD Station 17 in November after members of the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Integrity Unit planted the money and surveillance cameras. [...]

January 18th, 2017|Fire News, Videos|0 Comments
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Video: Firefighter climbs 35-foot ladder to rescue elderly man from balcony

An amazing rescue was captured on video as South Carolina firefighters rescued an elderly man trapped over three stories high in a burning Hilton Head condo. “We have a saying in the fire department, we risk a lot to save a lot,” said Hilton Head Fire Captain Dave Bell. “This was a textbook situation that fit that.” [...]

January 12th, 2017|Fire News, Videos|0 Comments
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Video: On-duty firefighter watches, in live time on phone, as two thieves rob his home

An on-duty Missouri firefighter and his wife watched on a phone app as two strangers broke into their home and stole their belongings. The break-in happened Saturday morning while Kansas City firefighter Ryan Koehler was on duty. His wife, Kelsey also was not home at the time. However, they both received an alert on their [...]

January 3rd, 2017|Fire News, Videos|0 Comments
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VIDEO: Underwear-clad prisoner gets stuck in food flap while trying to escape, firefighters try to free him using vegetable oil

An accused thief who was thrown in the slammer had to be rescued by Brazilian firefighters after he got stuck in the food flap of his cell. The man apparently got stuck while trying to escape from his cell, wearing only his underwear. Footage from the incident shows firefighters slathering him up with veggie oil [...]

December 7th, 2016|Fire News, Humor, Videos|0 Comments
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VIDEO: Welsh ambulance worker waits four hours in front of ER to offload patient

Hospital officials at one of the busiest facilities in Wales are responding to criticism, after video surfaced of more than a dozen ambulances in line outside the ER waiting to offload patients. A fed-up member of the Welsh Ambulance Service shot the footage to show how frustrating the job can be when you’re sitting outside [...]

November 30th, 2016|Fire News, Videos|0 Comments
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