#Fire Hose

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Fairfield officials: Historic home could have been 'major fire loss' after blaze

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.
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Kirksville track hoe fire prompts temporary closure of Franklin Street

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...

Fire damages home on Bells Ferry Road

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...

LAFD Camp Gives Girls a Different View – into Life as a Firefighter

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.”

Brentwood Public Safety Day set for Saturday

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...

Washington Wildfire alert: Bolt Creek Fire update 2022-10-05

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.  

LFD hose testing wrapped up Wednesday afternoon

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.

First fire engine heading to Ukraine coming from Chillicothe

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.”

Moose Fire remains 80% contained

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.