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One-handed firefighter defies odds

Anthony Smith was born without his right hand and knew from an early age that he would face a lot of challenges in his life.

Brookline firing firefighters charged in separate incidents

UPDATE: Town officials are canning a Brookline firefighter charged with beating a man at a taco takeout shop and another accused of drunken driving.

New Florence fire chief charged with threats to firefighter

The New Florence fire chief was charged Tuesday with threatening a firefighter from another department as they responded to a call in August, according to St. Clair poilce.

2 firefighters held hostage in Ohio; suspect in custody

An Ohio man who authorities say held two firefighters hostage has been taken into custody.

Best Reasons to Become a Firefighter

We talked about the reasons not to be a firefighter last time. After a lot of years in the fire service, you would think that it would be easy to come up with a list of reasons to pick a different career.

Man, woman arrested after stabbings of Detroit EMTs

A man suspected of stabbing two Detroit EMTs early Tuesday in Midtown has been arrested, along with the woman they'd been dispatched to help, Detroit police said.

Video: Man dances on roof after setting house on fire

If you’re going to set a house on fire and dance on the roof, it might as well be to ‘Burning Down The House’ or at least that’s the song Facebook poster Michael Priutt added over this video.

Three 18-wheelers involved in fatal accident, shuts down Interstate 10 as...

One man is dead after a Monday evening wreck involving three 18-wheelers shut down all three eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 near the Diamondhead exit.

5 dead in apartment fire in northern Kentucky, mayor says

The mayor of a small town in northern Kentucky says two adults and three children have been killed in a fire at a set of apartment buildings.

Two firefighters injured in condo fire Sunday released from hospital

Two of the three firefighters injured when a floor collapsed while they battled a fire Sunday in Northwest Austin have been released from the hospital and were resting at home Monday morning.