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Top Stories - May 30, 2015

Video: How Not To Attack A Vehicle Fire
Video: How Not To Attack A Vehicle Fire
Posted May 29, 2015

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Putnam County Prosecutors Dismiss Arson Case Against Former Firefighter
Putnam County prosecutors dismiss arson case against former firefighter
May 27, 2015

A lack of evidence led a prosecutor Tuesday to dismiss all charges against a former volunteer firefighter accused of starting three house fires. Putn...

Thousands Gather To Honor Fallen Claremore Firefighter
Thousands gather to honor fallen Claremore firefighter
May 27, 2015

An estimated 1,000-plus people turned out Monday night to honor Claremore Fire Department Captain Jason Farley, who died Saturday while attempting to...

Video: Man And Dog Desperate To Escape Fire Jump From 2nd Story Window
Video: Man and dog desperate to escape fire jump from 2nd story window
May 27, 2015


Near-drowning Reveals Gap In Abandoned Pool Safety
Near-drowning reveals gap in abandoned pool safety
May 27, 2015

The terror was still fresh Tuesday for the 10-year-old boy who jumped into the dirty waters of an abandoned pool in St. Paul to save his younger broth...

When Do You Back Out?
When Do You Back Out?
May 28, 2015

One of the hardest things to do in the fire service is to back out of a building and let it burn. We train for hundreds of hours planning on what we...

The Love Hate Relationship With Smoke Detectors
The Love Hate Relationship with Smoke Detectors
May 29, 2015

When residential smoke detectors arrived they were considered somewhat of a novelty. Not many people had smoke detectors in their home, even though t...

Firefighters Dealing With Summer Weather
Firefighters Dealing with Summer Weather
May 27, 2015

Everything changes on your summer picnic when that summer storm rolls in. We respond to emergencies all year but things change for us when that weath...

Improving Your Search Technique
Improving Your Search Technique
May 26, 2015

We spend a lot of time training on search and rescue, and if you are like a lot of departments you have the same rotation of search and rescue drills...

Claremore Fire Capt. Jason Farley Died During Flooding
Claremore Fire Capt. Jason Farley died during flooding
May 24, 2015

Up to 10 inches of rain fell over 24 hours in parts of Texas, prompting numerous evacuations and rescues overnight and into Sunday, while a firefighte...

Students Training To Be First Responders
Students training to be first responders
May 23, 2015

Dressed in their firefighter's turnout gear at the Anderson Fire Department Training Center, area high school students are taking the first steps towa...

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