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Posted: Oct 19, 2018

Man accused of harassing, threatening Spokane County 911 operator in more than 20 calls

Spokane Valley deputies arrested a man on Tuesday on suspicion of making “highly agitated and abusive” threats to a 911 operator. Christian D. Greenwald, 27, called the emergency hotline over 20 times making threatening comments, according to a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office news release. Greenwald also said he would become a terrorist and mentioned the Freeman High School shooting.
- PUB DATE: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: The Spokesman-Review
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Posted: Oct 19, 2018

Florida firefighter dies while clearing hurricane debris from Hurricane Michael

Gulf County Fire Coordinator Brad Price, firefighter and paramedic, was helping to clear some of the debris Hurricane Michael left behind Thursday when a tree fell on his tractor. "We are heartbroken to announce the loss of one of our own," the Gulf County Sheriff's Office announced on social media, hours after colleagues found the 49-year-old father of two and youth softball coach from Wewahitchka dead.
- PUB DATE: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Local10news.com
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Posted: Oct 19, 2018

Ohio department building new fire stations to reduce cancer cases for firefighters

Keeping firefighters safe is top of mind for city leaders. After a Columbus firefighter lost his battle with cancer a few weeks ago, a new fire station in the far east side of town is being built with firefighters safety and health in mind. Fire station 35 in Blacklick is being constructed with decontamination showers, better exhaust ventilation, and a specific room where firefighters go to after a scene to decontaminate their gear.
- PUB DATE: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WSYX-TV ABC 6
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Posted: Oct 19, 2018

Arsonist strikes during church service in Seattle; Molotov cocktails used

About fifty people were worshiping inside a Seattle church when someone threw Molotov cocktails at it starting a small fire, the Seattle Fire Department said. Witnesses began calling 911 just after 8 p.m. Thursday to report a fire outside the Iglesia ni Cristo Church at 7100 42nd Avenue South. By the time the Seattle Fire Department arrived the fire had already been extinguished.
- PUB DATE: 10/18/2018 11:31:19 PM - SOURCE: KCPQ-TV FOX 13
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Posted: Oct 19, 2018

Fire Truck Photo of the Day-Ferrara Fire Apparatus Rescue-Pumpers

Bixby (OK) Fire Department MVP rescue-pumpers (2). Inferno cabs and chassis; Cummins ISX12 500-hp engines; Hale Qmax 1,500-gpm pumps; UPF Poly 750-gallon tanks; 30-gallon foam cells.

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