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2 found dead in burning Allentown home, injuries reported, chief says

Two people are dead and others were injured as the Allentown Fire Department battled a three-alarm blaze late Monday morning in a half-double home in Allentown, Chief James Wehr said.

5-alarm structure fire in San Francisco sends flames and smoke into...

A massive fire tore through multiple structures in San Francisco's Mission District near the Central Freeway Tuesday morning, officials said.

Firefighters battle Oxford apartment fire in ‘extreme’ weather

OXFORD — Firefighters battled flames at an apartment complex for hours through “extreme” weather Monday, fire officials said on Tuesday.

Firefighters injured after residents waited to call 911, tried to put...

Several firefighters were hospitalized Monday for heat exhaustion and other injuries after they were delayed responding to an electrical fire in Passaic County when residents tried to put out the blaze themselves, authorities said.

Lightning starts house fire in New Franklin

NEW FRANKLIN — Lightning struck a home and started a fire in New Franklin Monday evening.

House fire in Yarmouth injures five firefighters

A house fire in Yarmouth late Friday night injured five firefighters and caused minor burns to one of the occupants.

Honolulu firefighters douse tire fire at Sand Island towing company

Honolulu firefighters responded to a large tire fire this morning at a towing company in Sand Island.

Commentary: Fire chief outlines steps aimed at reducing risk in Lake...

When it comes to keeping the community safe, it's not just about the fire engines carrying firefighters, hoses, ladders and water to an incident.

Volunteer firefighters ‘backbone’ of Bastrop County departments

Travis Ward credits his inspiration to join Bastrop County's Heart of the Pines Volunteer Fire Department to an off-duty firefighter who stayed by his side after a near-fatal auto accident in 2018.

Firefighters extinguish blaze at Farmington motel; no injuries reported

FARMINGTON — First responders were called the scene of a structure fire at a motel in Farmington this afternoon that was quickly extinguished with no injuries.