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Firefighters extinguish flames after man barricades himself in home, sets fire...

A man was hospitalized for evaluation Wednesday after barricading himself in a home, setting a fire inside it and then leaving through a back window, authorities said.

Jersey City swears in Bruce Springsteen’s son among it’s new class...

Sam Springsteen, the youngest son of legendary New Jersey rocker Bruce Springsteen, was among the 15 Jersey City firefighters sworn in Tuesday during a ceremony at City Hall.

70 firefighters, paramedics respond after jet fuel dumped on schools, drenching...

An airplane returning to Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday morning dropped jet fuel onto a school playground, dousing several students at Park Avenue Elementary School in Cudahy, officials said.

Firefighters rescue unconscious victim from blazing apartment building

A brave crew of firefighters rescued an unconscious victim from a powerful blaze that erupted in a Brooklyn apartment building early Sunday, officials said.

Miami firefighter airlifted after falling down elevator shaft during rescue

Police are investigating after a substitute teacher and a student at Miami Central Senior High School went at it like two WWE fighters in the middle of class.

Battalion chief and young rookie’s affair exposes department-wide sex scandal

A Florida battalion chief is looking for a new job after he failed to report a very sensual relationship with a much younger subordinate, bringing shame to the Orange County Fire Rescue Service.

Firefighter brothers die within hours of each other of ‘broken heart’

He died of a broken heart five hours after learning his brother was gone.

Pennsylvania arrested after impersonating a firefighter to rob a home and...

A Delmont man is behind bars after police say he tried to rob a house dressed as a firefighter.

West Virginia firefighter killed in crash while on his way to...

A Roane County firefighter is dead after he crashed the fire truck he was driving while on his way to a structure fire.

Firefighters rescue man who fell through ice from the middle of...

Crews have rescued a man who fell through ice at Cedar Swamp, off Flanders Road.