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Firefighter offered to take man home after car crash, instead man...

A 29-year-old Alabama man is in the Mobile County Jail after he hijacked a Jackson County (Miss.) fire truck, threatening a firefighter with a knife after the firefighter offered the man a ride home following an accident.

Two people jump into water to escape boat fire, suffered burns

Two people suffered burn injuries Thursday afternoon when a boat they were on caught fire on Mission Bay, authorities said.

Gas explosion at NFL stadium injures two people

Two workers were taken to Tampa General Hospital on Thursday afternoon with injuries they received in a gas explosion at Raymond James Stadium, Tampa police said.

Off-duty firefighter detains man armed with rifle, body armor, 100 rounds...

An armed off-duty firefighter detained a man dressed in body armor and carrying an assault-style rifle until police could arrive.

Louisiana fire chief & police officer fight at a gas station...

A Slaughter police officer who punched Slaughter Fire Chief Billy Poché at a local gas station Wednesday morning, an incident a bystander caught on video, has been booked into East Feliciana Parish jail on a count of simple battery, East Feliciana Parish Sheriff Jeff Travis said.

Actor Danny Trejo rescues trapped baby & woman from overturned car

On Wednesday, Trejos was in the California city of Sylmar when a woman reportedly ran a red light and hit an SUV, flipping it over.

House explosion being investigated as hate crime after racial slurs and...

Local, state and federal officials are investigating a house explosion early Wednesday morning as a possible hate crime after racial slurs and a swastika were found spray-painted on the garage and a neighboring garage.

Bear crashes onto patrol car, starts vehicle fire after it rolls...

A bear in California caused quite a stir for a Humboldt County sheriff’s deputy after it fell onto the hood of his patrol car, causing a rollover and subsequent fire.

Captain helplessly watches $2 million superyacht burn as firefighters are unable...

A roughly $2 million superyacht docked in Thailand caught fire and sunk to the bottom of the ocean after both the ship's crew and firefighters were unable to put out the blaze.

Backfiring motorcycles creates panic in Times Square, thousands of people climb...

A backfiring motorcycle caused a brief panic in Times Square Tuesday tonight, as tourists and New Yorkers alike ran for their lives thinking someone was firing a gun.