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Firefighter brings federal lawsuit against department, accusations of years of racial...

A veteran firefighter is accusing the Wilmington Fire Department of years of racial and religious discrimination that created a hostile work environment and failed to discipline the perpetrators, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court.

Yoga instructor charged with starting 8,500 acre wildfire is deemed unfit...

The prosecution of a Palo Alto yoga instructor accused of starting the Fawn fire nearly two months ago went on indefinite hold Tuesday after a Shasta County Superior Court judge deemed the woman mentally unfit to stand trial.

Missing Seattle deputy fire chief’s body found

The body of a missing Seattle deputy fire chief was found Sunday near Cliffdell after a 12-day search in rugged terrain, the Kittitas County Sheriff's Office and Seattle Fire Department said.

Students rescued after school bus crashes into Creek

More than two dozen middle school students and a driver escaped serious injury Monday morning when an Easton Area School District bus veered off Bushkill Drive, plowed through a guardrail and headed 20 to 25 feet down a steep embankment before landing with its front end in the Bushkill Creek.

Fire Command Bronco steals limelight at the SEMA auto show

The Ford Bronco lineup has a new fire-rescue vehicle in the aftermarket realm, which was revealed this week at a Las Vegas trade show.

Mayor ‘ready’ with contingency plans for NYC first responders as vaccine...

With just days left until the deadline for every New York City worker to have at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, Mayor Bill de Blasio says he feels "ready," and that the city's agencies are prepared to deal with potential staff shortages.

Man in custody after driving into vaccine mandate protesters, injuring one...

A 64-year-old man was arrested Saturday after he drove his Jeep Wrangler into a crowd of people protesting vaccine mandates in Palmdale, injuring one woman, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said.

Fiery crash of Texas flight bound for Boston, all 20 on...

A jet carrying about 20 people heading from Texas to Boston for an MLB playoff game crashed and burst into flames — but all passengers and crew survived.

Firefighters race to protect Ronald Reagan’s Ranch as Alisal Fire rips...

A smoke column was visible in the distance behind former President Ronald Reagan's Rancho del Cielo in Santa Barbara County on Tuesday afternoon.

Two firefighters injured in ‘smoke explosion’ at three-alarm blaze that destroyed...

Two Portland firefighters were hurt in an explosion while standing outside a burning building Tuesday afternoon in Southeast Portland, officials said.