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Chicago Fire Lt. charged after punching firefighter during roll call

A Chicago Fire Lieutenant is facing the heat after punching one of his fellow firefighters in the face. Lt. Leonard Johnson was charged with misdemeanor...

Fire in Venezuelan prison ignites during riot, kills over 70

Scores of prisoners and several civilians are reported to have been killed in a fire that swept through a police station in Venezuela, reportedly...

Two wildfires combine to form massive inferno in Florida

_informq.push(); Carlos R. Munoz Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Fla. SARASOTA COUNTY — A beehive smoker, bush-hogging mowers and a tire blowout are just three of the ways brush fires...

Update: Several fatalities reported after massive new pedestrian bridge at FIU...

_informq.push(); A giant pedestrian bridge spanning across a major road in Miami-Dade County has collapsed less than one week since it was set into place,...

Breaking: Russian plane crashes, all 71 passengers aboard reportedly deceased

  A Russian plane carrying 71 people has crashed, killing everyone on board. The Saratov Airlines flight out of Moscow went down shortly after takeoff, according...

Breaking: Train carrying republican lawmakers crashes into garbage truck

_informq.push(); UPDATE: One fatality has been confirmed in the crash involving some sort of garbage truck and the Amtrak train carrying Republican lawmakers. A truck crashed...

Video shows Georgia firefighter catching baby that was dropped out of...

A Georgia firefighter who caught a baby being dropped from the third floor of a burning building is being hailed as a heroine, in...

Fire chief, six members of department resign at city council meeting...

Seven Florida firefighters -including the chief- have resigned following a city planning meeting in the town of White Springs. Town Manager Stacy Tebo asked for...

Alabama firefighters working New Years create their own ‘ball drop’

The B-Shift crew for the Anniston Fire Department in Alabama got clever over the New Year's holiday, thanks to the "willing" participation of one...