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Washington firefighter loses wife & kids in house fire while he’s...

An overloaded electrical system appears to be at fault in a Benton City fire that killed a mom and her three kids.

Off-Duty Detroit firefighter drowns after saving three girls

Rescue crews have recovered the body of Detroit Fire Sgt. Sivad Johnson, who went missing after he helped save girls from drowning in the Detroit River Friday night, authorities said.

California firefighters rescued after being trapped by wildfire flames

Two Marin County firefighters were rescued by helicopter Friday night after becoming trapped by the flames of the Woodward Fire, burning in Point Reyes National Seashore.

Councilwoman claims former fire chief tried to run her over for...

A township committeewoman in Bergen County says the town’s emergency management coordinator swerved his car toward her and tried to run her over on Election Day last year, capping a long-running political feud.

9/11 “Tribute in Light” has been canceled, but some are trying...

Politicians, labor leaders, and local organizations are working to save the September 11 “Tribute in Light” after the 9/11 Memorial and Museum decided to cancel it.

Apple Fire burns 4,000 acres, 8,000 evacuated as fire is 0%...

About 7,800 people in Southern California have been told to leave their homes because they are threatened by a wildfire.

Arizona Democratic Party building firebombed, suspect on the run

Investigators believe someone purposely set an Arizona Democratic Party building on fire early Friday morning.

Citizen complaint forces fire department to remove ‘Thin Blue Line’ flag...

A recent citizen complaint over the display of "thin blue line" flags atop fire trucks in town have led to their removal, Fire Chief Steve Murphy and Police Chief Glenn Olsson told personnel this week.

Man rams car into an occupied church, lights it on fire...

A man threw some type of incendiary device into Queen of Peace Catholic Church early Saturday, starting a fire that caused significant damage. There were people inside setting up for Mass at the time but no one was injured, authorities said.

Fire suppression randomly goes off at gas station, covers customers in...

The fire suppression system at the Stop and Shop Gas Station at the corner of Southern Artery and Sea Street released a cloud of white powder, coating the station, cars and nearby streets with the fire suppression chemical, Thursday morning.