Thursday, 30 March 2017
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Firefighters add dodgeball to training routine in hopes of saving lives

Added: 30.03.2017 19:50 | 11 views | 0 comments

Video released by a fire department in California shows crew members wearing their full equipment while playing dodgeball as a way of improving efficiency on the job.


12-year-old Wyoming boy trapped by boulders rescued

Added: 29.03.2017 23:43 | 6 views | 0 comments

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - Firefighters in the northeast Wyoming city of Gillette successfully freed a 12-year-old boy who had become trapped under large landscaping boulders.
Capt. Bryan Borgialli of the Campbell County Fire Department says they were called to a home at about 7:50 p.m. Tuesday and worked about 40 ...


Woman in custody after car strikes police cruiser near U.S. Capitol

Added: 29.03.2017 15:32 | 14 views | 0 comments

D.C. fire department spokesman Doug Buchanan says ambulances were sent to the scene but did not take anyone to the hospital.


LaGuardia checkpoint closes due to unknown substance in bag

Added: 29.03.2017 13:55 | 16 views | 0 comments

NEW YORK (AP) - A security checkpoint was closed for about 40 minutes at New York's LaGuardia Airport after an alarm went off and agents found an unknown substance in a carry-on bag.
The Fire Department says three people have been taken to a hospital to be checked as a ...


Man dies in Vancouver house fire

Added: 29.03.2017 4:46 | 20 views | 0 comments

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - Firefighters say a man died in a house fire in Vancouver.
The Columbian reports ( ) the fire was reported Tuesday evening by someone passing by who said a person appeared to be in the burning house.
Vancouver Fire Department spokesman Darrin Deming says firefighters arrived ...


Woman climbs crane, locks herself in cabin in downtown LA

Added: 29.03.2017 1:12 | 17 views | 0 comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A woman has climbed a construction crane that is about 150 feet tall and locked herself inside the operator's cabin in downtown Los Angeles.
Police say the woman somehow made her way all the way up the towering red crane Tuesday afternoon.
The Fire Department says ...


Phoenix Fire Department: Man dead following fire in garage

Added: 28.03.2017 14:22 | 6 views | 0 comments

PHOENIX (AP) - The Phoenix Fire Department says a man is dead following a garage fire.
The department says crews responding to the Monday night fire found the man inside the garage along with a vehicle.
Life-saving attempts were unsuccessful and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Cause ...


New York lawmakers to push higher penalties for gang crimes

Added: 28.03.2017 11:49 | 14 views | 0 comments

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Two New York state lawmakers are sponsoring a bill they say could have possibly prevented the March 16 death of a Bronx fire department emergency medical technician run down by her car-jacked ambulance.
Brooklyn Republican Sen. Martin J. Golden and Democratic Assemblyman Joe Lentol will announce ...


2 die in Kansas City house fire, officials say

Added: 27.03.2017 23:22 | 20 views | 0 comments

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say two people have been found dead inside a Kansas City home after a fire.
The Kansas City Fire Department says the blaze happened Monday afternoon. KCTV ( ) reports that the boarded-up home was in the northeast part of the city.
The names ...


Expanded hunting proposed for Jackson elk herd

Added: 27.03.2017 16:27 | 21 views | 0 comments

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Wildlife managers are considering an expanded early season elk hunt in an area of Jackson Hole where excessive numbers of elk have caused damage to private ranches and a subdivision.
Wyoming Game and Fish Department wildlife biologists say the idea is to increase the harvest on ...


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