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Chicago fire department loses first firefighter to COVID-19

The first Chicago firefighter has died from the coronavirus, officials said Tuesday night.

Parking dispute leads to man lighting ‘large’ firework, setting 4 trucks...

An Oregon man faces criminal charges after police say he ignited and tossed a large firework during a parking lot spat and accidentally set four moving trucks on fire -- as well as someone secretly siphoning gas from one of them.

Firefighters battle brush fire in knee-deep mud along Interstate 690

Volunteer firefighters spent five hours Monday afternoon battling a brush fire on Interstate 690 West, along the west shore of Onondaga Lake.

Radioactive forest near Chernobyl power plant on fire, firefighters and aircraft...

Firefighters in the Chernobyl exclusion zone of northern Ukraine on Monday entered their third day of battling a forest fire in the area, still contaminated with radiation from the nuclear power plant disaster more than three decades ago.

FDNY tells EMTs not to wear N95 masks, 911 calls reach...

The FDNY is playing a dangerous game when it comes to personal protective equipment and the safety of their first responders. Use the last of it up? Or try to make things last? In either scenario, first responders are being exposed to COVID-19 at a dangerous rate.

Two counties called in for mutual aid to put out airport...

A massive brush fire that scorched 15 acres along the Fort Myers airport and burned for nearly 24 hours is finally under control in Florida.

Firefighters use aerial truck to talk to send get well soon...

A Miami-Dade engine company used its aerial truck to send a positive message to one of their fellow firefighters stricken with the coronavirus.

City of Chicago giving hotel spaces to first responders worried about...

The city will provide 274 hotel rooms for Chicago’s paramedics, firefighters and police officers as a respite for those who may have been exposed to people with the coronavirus, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced.

Gender reveal sparks 10 acre brush fire in Florida

Gender reveal parties are getting out of hand- and this time, one burned up 10 acres in Eastern Florida.

Fire chief accused of stealing $84K from department, spent it on...

The former chief of the East Carnegie Volunteer Fire Department is accused of stealing more than $84,000 from the department between 2012 and 2019, according to a criminal complaint filed this week.