Six firefighters were injured -- two seriously -- battling a two-alarm fire at a home in Westerleigh Thursday morning, according to an FDNY spokesman.
With heavy hearts on Wednesday morning, Worcester Fire Chief Michael Lavoie announced that Fire Lt. Jason Menard had died fighting a 4-alarm fire overnight. Lavoie called 39-year-old Menard, a husband and father of three, a hero.
A fast-moving fire tore through a Brooklyn warehouse early Friday, sending two firefighters to the hospital, authorities said.
Lehigh Township police say a man found naked and bloody at the scene of a 2-alarm house fire Thursday night faces numerous criminal charges.
The 21-year-old son of a Jamesburg man who was found dead Wednesday in a house fire was arrested and charged with killing his father and another person, and intentionally starting the blaze, the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office announced Friday.
An employee at Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant died Thursday night after inhaling toxic fumes from a strong cleaning agent while at work and at least 10 other people are being treated for exposure.
Eighteen employees of the Los Angeles Fire Department earned more than $200,000 in overtime pay last fiscal year, with one firefighter making $360,010 in overtime alone, according to an audit released Wednesday by City Controller Ron Galperin.
The Islamic State has urged militant followers to start fires in America and Europe, specifically forest fires, in the aftermath of massive blazes in California and Spain.
An Iowa fire chief is accused of going above and beyond the call of duty last Friday night when he drove an ambulance while drunk.
Thursday night's rainstorm was so severe that Buffalo firefighters had to save some stranded motorists -- with their ladder and rescue boat.