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Fort Worth firefighter responding to crash struck by passing vehicle

A Fort Worth firefighter was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle while responding to a separate accident Tuesday morning, officials said.

Nitrogen tank explosion rattles Beechcraft aircraft plant in Kansas, causes injuries

A liquid-nitrogen explosion rattled the Beechcraft aircraft manufacturing facility in east Wichita on Friday, injuring more than a dozen people and causing extensive damage to a building that houses the company's composite manufacturing operations and experimental aircraft fabrication.

Alabama firefighter dressed as Santa proposes to girlfriend on Christmas Eve

Mallory Smith didn’t get five golden rings this Christmas, she got something better: an engagement ring and a future husband.

Major fire rips through California apartment killing 2 kids, their father

A fire ripped through an apartment complex early Friday in Hemet, killing two children and their father who had rushed back into the burning building to try to save them.

911 dispatcher who told drowning woman to “shut up” in her...

A former 911 dispatcher in Arkansas was cleared after being slapped with allegations of mishandling a 911 call involving a dying woman, having told the victim to “shut up.”

Firefighter beat to death with golf club by son while trying...

A 27-year-old man was charged Thursday with fatally beating his father with a golf club and a bottle after the father tried to stop his son from attacking a woman at the family home near Hillsboro.

Accused arsonist locked up for new crime hours after being released

A man arrested for an arson fire in a Yeshiva University dorm in Manhattan was busted for a new crime hours after being released, cops said Sunday.

6 killed, 13 injured as they jump from windows to escape...

Terrified residents leapt from the windows of their Las Vegas apartment building early Saturday in a bid to flee a morning fire that has left at least six people dead and more than a dozen injured.

120 Firefighters work on South Philly rowhouses after explosion trapped 2...

The sun was peaking over a freezing-cold South Philadelphia when they heard the boom.