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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.

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.

2 firefighters pulled from collapsed home while battling raging 2-alarm fire

Two firefighters were injured early Tuesday morning in El Cajon when a burning section of a house collapsed on them as they worked to put out a two-alarm blaze, officials said.

Ohio firefighters save lost dog, help rescue 2 men from freezing...

The Lakewood Fire Department had a busy weekend helping to rescue not only a lost dog but also two men thrown into a chilly Lake Erie after their vessel capsized while riding the raging Rocky River.

Baltimore firefighters worked to extinguish 4-alarm fire at Urban Bible Fellowship...

A fire at the Urban Bible Fellowship Church Saturday morning caused part of the steeple to fall.

2 Rhode Island firefighters quarantined after responding to crash involving driver...

Two members of the East Greenwich Fire Department are in self-quarantine because of possible exposure to the coronavirus.

Kentucky firefighter fired, charged with 1st degree sexual abuse in fire...

A Kentucky firefighter was arrested and charged with sexually abusing a co-worker at the Ludlow fire station, according to arrest reports.