Orangeburg, SCTimes and Democrat

Son rescues mother from house fire in Orangeburg

The son of a Tooky Lane woman rescued his mother after he saw her hanging from a window of her burning home on Wednesday morning, Orangeburg Department of Public Safety Cpl. Jonathan Winningham said. Orangeburg County EMS transported the woman to the Regional Medical Center for treatment of smoke inhalation.
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Grand Coulee, WAncwlife.com

Rains help firefighters limit damage from lightning-caused wildfires

Hundreds of lightning strikes Tuesday evening throughout North Central Washington started several wildfires that in many cases crews were quickly able to extinguish with help from heavy rains that accompanied the thunderstorm. Timely rain helped beat down a lightning-caused wildfire that briefly threatened the town of Grand Coulee Tuesday. The...
Oldham County, KYWLKY.com

VIDEO: Firefighters battle blaze at Oldham County barn

CRESTWOOD, Ky. — Firefighters battled a blaze at a barn in Oldham County on Wednesday. WLKY's Chopper HD flew over the scene after 1 p.m. The barn is located in the 6600 block of Payton Lane in Crestwood, near Ballardsville. Our crews could see firefighters working to control the blaze.

Tucson firefighters fight blaze on south side

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Firefighters are at the scene of a building fire at Tucson’s south side Wednesday, Aug. 4. According to a tweet from the Tucson Fire Department, the fire is in the 5300 block of East Ferry Drive. Firefighters said they pulled one person out of...

Loda firefighters respond to early morning house fire; no one hurt

LODA, Ill. (WCIA) — The Loda Fire chief said no one was hurt after a house caught fire early Wednesday morning. Chief Harold Ecker said the call came in around 6:15 a.m. for a house fire near Jackson and Walnut streets. When firefighters arrived, they saw the east side of the house was fully-involved in flames.
Elkhart, INWNDU

Elkhart building damaged in morning fire

ELKHART, Ind. (WNDU) - An early-morning fire damages a building in Elkhart. It happened at a local factory building around 7 Wednesday morning, according to the Elkhart Fire Department. Firefighters found a paint booth on fire when they arrived. Thankfully, the fire was quickly brought under control, and it didn’t...
Sonoma, CASonoma Index Tribune

‘Fire contained’ north of Sonoma

Fire officials responded to a small vegetation fire burning north of town, up Norrbom Road. At 5 p.m., Sonoma Fire Chief Steve Akre said the blaze was fully contained. Smoke could be seen drifting in the hills as firetrucks raced to the scene. There were no evacuation orders, and firefighters are still investigating the cause.
Auburn, WAauburn-reporter.com

Downtown Auburn fire causes millions in damage

Investigators are still working to determine what caused the fire that consumed the Max House Apartments on Main Street in downtown Auburn during the early hours of July 24. “The investigator is waiting on two pieces of evidence to come back from the lab and then he’s hoping to make a cause determination,” said public information office Kimberly Terhune. “He has to analyze that and compare it to all of his other notes to come up with the cause determination.”
Beckwourth, CAPlumas County News

Frenchman Lake remains closed due to fire impacts

The Plumas National Forest would like to remind recreationists that Frenchman Lake is closed due to the impacts of the Beckwourth Complex Fire. Work is ongoing to complete fireline rehabilitation and to remove hazard trees that could impact visitors and recreation infrastructure. Firefighters continue to find hot spots within the fire perimeter and need to address them without congestion from visitors.
Fair Lawn, NJdailyvoice.com

Firefighters Extricate Victim In Fair Lawn Rollover

Fair Lawn firefighters extricated a woman from a minivan that rolled onto its side at the Hawthorne border early Wednesday evening. Members of Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue got the victim out through the rear hatch of the Honda Odyssey after it rolled on Lincoln Avenue near Harristown Road shortly before 5:30 p.m.