A woman died in a Wednesday night house fire in Pohatcong Township that drew numerous fire crews from the area, police said. The blaze was reported at about 5 p.m. in the 400 block of Maple Avenue, between Main Street and Zellers Alley. A woman died in the blaze, Pohatcong...
The City of Galesburg has partnered with PurpleWave Auction to sell retired vehicles, miscellaneous parts and tools, and various office supplies and equipment. The items are available for bids on the PurpleWave Auction website, with the auction ending on Oct. 25. The following items are included in the auction:. 36...
FAIRFIELD — A fire damaged a historic local home early Wednesday, according to officials. Fairfield fire officials said firefighters responded to a home located on the Old Post Road across from the Town Hall Green at 6:55 a.m. Wednesday for a report of a fire that originated in the home’s fireplace and spread to the roof. Upon arrival, firefighters from Engine 1 found the homeowner attempting to extinguish flames with a garden hose, officials said.
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — A track hoe fire at a Kirksville demolition site prompted the temporary closure of Franklin Street. It happened shortly after 2:30 p.m. Thursday at 412 South Franklin, where a crew is tearing down a condemned apartment building. Battalion Chief Mikey Bishop from the Kirksville Fire Department...
Doctors Hospital is recognizing a brave young boy.
Firefighters are investigating the cause of a house fire on Bells Ferry Road, which caused the road to be shut down Tuesday morning. Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services responded to a residential structure fire at 5:35 a.m. Tuesday on Bells Ferry Road near Wooten Drive, the fire department reported. Units responded from stations 22, 20, 24, 8, and 11. Firefighters arrived on scene and found a house on fire...
After a two-and-a-half-year hiatus, the Los Angeles Fire Department’s Girl’s Camp returned. “We were all ready to go,” said Kristine Larson, battalion chief and president of Los Angeles Women in the Fire Service. “It was so great to see the girls come in this morning with smiles on their faces.”
The Brentwood Fire and Rescue Department will hold their 11th annual Public Safety Day Festival this Saturday with children's activities, fire displays and more. The free event will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Brentwood Shopping Center parking lot at 330 Franklin Road. The event will also include...
Authorities in East Texas are on high alert as the wildfire season gets underway and areas report a lack of rain. With the arrival of fall, East Texas' temperatures have cooled off in some places, but officials warn that dry conditions continue to exist, increasing the risk of wildfires over time.
Incident is 36% contained. The Bolt Creek Fire was detected on September 10, 2022 and is burning north of Skykomish, WA. It is being managed by Western Washington Incident Management Team 3. As of October 1st, the Bolt Creek fire is 12,625 acres and 36 percent contained. 158 people are assigned to the fire. As of Saturday, October 1st, all evacuations for the Bolt Creek Fire have been lifted. US 2 is now open through the length of the fire area. Please follow posted reduced speed limits as there are still crews working on and near the road. Beckler Road remains closed to the public as crews continue to work in the area. The Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest has implemented an Emergency Closure on National Forest lands. Roads, trails, and campgrounds are closed. To read the closure in its entirety, please see: MBSNF Bolt Creek Fire Closure. A burn ban remains in effect until significant rain is received. Please refrain from burning.
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Crews with the La Follette Fire Department have been going through the tedious task of hose testing this week. “Our men tested hose after hose on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. We finished up yesterday afternoon,” said LFD Chief Jimmy Pack. Pack explained that maintaining the hoses is a top priority.
PEORIA (25 News Now) - Central Illinois is being recognized for a major contribution to Ukraine. As 25News’ Morning Reporter Brett Brooks shows us, a classic fire truck is about to make the trip overseas, “this fire truck is the very first fire engine going to Ukraine from America and it was made in 1996 and holds 1,000 gallons of water.”
A harrowing three-alarm fire destroyed a row of commercial buildings in Sheepshead Bay Tuesday night, including popular Chinese restaurant Chopstix and a U.S. Army recruitment center. More than 130 firefighters battled heavy smoke and fire, which officials say broke out in the basement of the beloved eatery, located at 3790...
SALMON, Idaho (KIFI) – The human caused Moose Fire burning west and south of North Fork has burned 130,120 acres and is 80% contained. The fire started on July 17, 2022 at approximately 4:00 pm. and is located in the Salmon River mountains, 17 miles north of Salmon, Idaho. A mix of federal and private land is impacted. The terrain is difficult, and the fire is burning in grass, shrubs and timber. The fire was caused by an unextinguished unattended campfire.