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90,000 people evacuated, blackouts start as Kincade fire grows to 25,000...

Nearly a million homes and businesses were thrown into darkness Saturday as fear that monster winds could down power lines and spark wildfires prompted Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to shut off power across large swaths of the state.

“This is embarrassing,” Union claims 15 of 18 Kansas City fire...

The president of the Kansas City firefighters union claims the city isn't doing enough to maintain its stations as he says 15 of the 18 don't meet code requirements.

Crews using explosives to remove damaged cranes from partially collapsed Hard...

Crews on the site of the partially collapsed Hard Rock Hotel New Orleans were preparing Thursday to use explosives to demolish the two heavily damaged cranes balanced perilously on the building, a process that could take 24 hours.

Demoted for having an affair while on-duty, Florida firefighter may return...

Former Orange County battalion chief Darien Butler had an affair with a 911 dispatcher last year, which cost him three ranks and $20,000 in salary, but now may be moved back to his old position after good work and behavior.

San Antonio firefighter struck by car while working hotel fire

A San Antonio firefighter is in critical condition after he was struck by a car while working a scene early Tuesday morning.

San Diego house fire claims the lives of two, injure three...

A second person has died as a result of an early morning fire in a Logan Heights home over the weekend, authorities and a family friend confirmed Monday.

Good boy: Search & Rescue team carry injured 190-pound dog two...

It was supposed to be a casual hike along the Salt Lake on Sunday for Floyd, a 190-pound mastiff, and his owner, but something happened about two miles in that forced them to change their plans.

Firefighter struck by bullet after it was set off by house...

A volunteer firefighter was struck in the face by a bullet after heat from a house fire set it off Saturday.

One dead, one in critical condition after apartment fire in Philadelphia

Philadelphia firefighters are investigating how an apartment fire that killed one man and injured another was started.

Florida firefighter & girlfriend accused of stealing $40,000 from union, said...

A firefighters union in Florida is disappointed with one of their former members who is accused of stealing roughly $40,000 in raised funds- and now he and his girlfriend are facing fraud charges.