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Firefighter helps others after house was destroyed by tornado

An Illinois firefighter who left on a call returned to find that a tornado had destroyed his home, lifting it off the foundation. Taylorville residents...

Firefighters investigate fire that killed pregnant mother and son

The Grand Rapids Press, Mich. WHITE PIGEON, MI -- A survivor of a house fire that killed a pregnant woman and a 7-year-old boy told...

Baltimore firefighter comments on photo advocating violence against Police Officers

The Baltimore Sun Dec. 04--A Baltimore firefighter is being investigated by the city fire department after commenting on an image on Facebook advocating violence against...

Fire watch established following Blaze at Minneapolis homeless camp

An overnight fire guard has been initiated at a Minneapolis homeless encampment , following two significant fires and several smaller ones at the site. Minneapolis...

Mayor escapes third house fire, claims arson

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Alorton Mayor JoAnn Reed was awakened by a loud noise and a call from her alarm company early Monday and escaped barefoot...

Explosion, fire at police gun range caught on camera

A video posted out of Brazil shows what can happen when firearms are discharged in poorly-ventilated area, causing a flash fire that led to...

Firefighter jumps into frigid water to save drowning dog

An Ohio firefighter was filmed performing an act of heroism as he rescued a dog that fell into an icy pond. The Norton Fire...

First footage from Alaska Earthquake shows devastation, major highway destroyed

var _bp = _bp||; _bp.push({ "div": "Brid_43613760", "obj": {"id":"15145","width":"16","height":"9","video":"337096"} }); A savage earthquake rocked Alaska earlier today, reaching a 7.0...

Body cam captures officer’s harrowing escape through California Camp Fire

A Butte County deputy captured a tense moment in the California Camp Fire on his body camera, showing the devastation that effectively wiped out...

Sacred, valuable Torah scrolls saved from synagogue fire

Houston Chronicle Days before the start of Hanukkah, an Orthodox Jewish synagogue in southwest Houston burned Wednesday night as dozens of congregants were meeting inside,...