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Firefighter dies in blaze sparked by gender-reveal party pyrotechnic in California

A firefighter has died battling the monster blaze sparked by a pyrotechnic device used for a gender-reveal party in Southern California, U.S. Forest Service officials confirmed Friday morning.

Man arrested for starting fire in Oregon gets released with no...

Despite tweets from the FBI’s Portland branch claiming that arsonists aren’t causing wildfires, the Portland Police arrested a suspect last evening for starting a brush fire- and they arrested him the next day after letting him out with no bail.

NYPD firefighters take down cyclist after he knocks out an elderly...

A gaggle of Brooklyn firefighters chased down a man on a bicycle after he slugged a woman near their fire station, eventually taking him down and holding him until police arrived.

US Marine Captain viciously hazed by FDNY about his military service

A former US Marine Captain who joined the FDNY was reportedly triggered by the hazing antics of his firehouse peers- and now the hijinks are national news.

‘We were supposed to retire together’: Lifelong friend mourns Houston firefighter’s...

Tears and speechless moments overwhelmed Eddie Cruz on Tuesday as he thought of his lifelong pal: the Kingwood firefighter Jerry Pacheco who...

Firefighters enter fourth day battling blaze aboard USS Bonhomme Richard

Firefighters continued to battle back the flames aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard four days after an explosion on board injured at least 34 sailors and nearly a dozen civilians.

Vandals cut down flagpole at 9/11 memorial for fallen firefighters

Village police are asking the public for help in finding the vandals who cut down a flagpole at the center of a 9/11

Retired Marine catches 3-year-old dropped from a burning building

In 2009, former Kalamazoo Central wide receiver Phillip Blanks caught a 30-yard touchdown pass on the final play of the game, to beat arch-rival Loy Norrix.

Florida fire department says 232 of its employees are in quarantine

More than 230 employees in the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department are now in self-quarantine and 33 have tested positive for COVID-19, city officials announced Monday during a press conference on the coronavirus pandemic.

1 dead after a stockpile of fireworks explodes at home in...

Update: The Lehigh County Coroner’s office has identified the person found dead following a fire and series of explosions at a southern county home.