Home Authors Posts by Staff Writer

Staff Writer

404 POSTS 0 COMMENTS

Severe weather caused massive flooding at Norwood Hospital

Severe weather Sunday caused massive flooding at Norwood Hospital, shutting down the medical center’s emergency room and forcing dozens of patients to evacuate.

Firefighters continue to battle the Bighorn Fire

Bighorn Fire personnel have been working 12- to 16-hour shifts for 14 days in a row in their war on the flames threatening hundreds of Tucson-area homes and the community of Summerhaven on Mount Lemmon, officials said.

Rob Gronkowski replacing Tampa high school football equipment lost in a...

We know this much about new Bucs tight end Rob Gronkowki: He knows how to deliver good news.

Bighorn wildfire north of Tucson has burned nearly 9,000 acres

As they fled the Bighorn Fire — which has burned 8,950 acres north of Tucson — they wanted to help some of their elderly neighbors who were also evacuating, but people were hesitant to ask for help because of worries around contracting COVID-19.

Hiker in viral spinning helicopter rescue video suing city for $2...

An injured hiker recorded spinning out of control while she was being airlifted to safety on a stretcher is suing the City of Phoenix for $2 million.

Explosion at Smoke Tokes hash oil distributor injuries 11 firefighters, melted...

An explosion in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday caused a large fire that left 11 firefighters injured, authorities said.

Off-duty Chicago firefighter shot multiple times while mowing his lawn

An off-duty Chicago firefighter who was shot several times while chatting with friends and cutting the lawn on the Far South Side Thursday night fired back at the assailant in self-defense, officials said.

Florida Fire Chief resigns amid sexual harassment claims, left with six-figured...

A former Florida fire chief abruptly resigned earlier this year as the city was coming to a close on a sexual harassment investigation.

Firefighters dodge bullets while trying to put out intentionally set brush...

Firefighters in Oklahoma had two things to worry about Friday. A growing brush fire and bullets being shot their way.

FDNY tells EMTs not to wear N95 masks, 911 calls reach...

The FDNY is playing a dangerous game when it comes to personal protective equipment and the safety of their first responders. Use the last of it up? Or try to make things last? In either scenario, first responders are being exposed to COVID-19 at a dangerous rate.