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Posted: Sep 22, 2017

Smoke Alarms Installed by Missouri Firefighters Help Residents Escape Fire

Several escaped a burning apartment home Thursday morning, just three months after Springfield firefighters installed smoke alarms in the structure.  The smoke alarms sounded, notifying residents in two first-floor apartment of a fire that engulfed the second floor apartment Thursday morning. During a safety canvass in June, firefighters installed a new smoke alarm and replaced a dead battery in another alarm in that building.
- PUB DATE: 9/22/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Firehouse.com
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Posted: Sep 22, 2017

Fire Truck Photo of the Day-Pierce Pumper

Kendallville (IN) Fire Department PUC pumper. Enforcer cab and chassis; Cummins ISL9 450-hp engine; Pierce 1,500-gpm single-stage pump.

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Posted: Sep 21, 2017

Semi truck and trailer catches fire on Blewett Pass

Firefighters responded to a semi-truck fire on U.S. 97, Blewett Pass Thursday evening. Crews from Chelan Co. Fire Districts 3 and 6 were called to the scene near milepost 169. When they arrived, the semi truck and trailer were engulfed in flames. No word yet what caused the semi and trailer to catch fire, but another small fire could also be seen across the road.
- PUB DATE: 9/21/2017 7:35:43 PM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
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Posted: Sep 21, 2017

Man who survived head-on collision thanks Yakima firefighters who saved him

Back on July 18, an Idaho man was hit head-on by a car on Highway 12 in Yakima. The woman who hit him died, but he is alive today because of a crew of Yakima firefighters. 72-year-old Robert Hoss and his wife Diana know how lucky he is to be alive, so they wanted to say thank you to the men who saved his life.
- PUB DATE: 9/21/2017 5:41:12 PM - SOURCE: NBCRightNow.com
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Posted: Sep 21, 2017

2 taken to hospital after head-on crash in Newcastle

Firefighters are working to extricate people after a head-on crash Thursday afternoon on Newcastle Golf Club Road in Newcastle, according to the Bellevue Fire Department. One person is reportedly in serious condition and is being transported to a trauma hospital, according to Bellevue Fire. A second person from a different car has non-life threatening injuries and is also being transported to a hospital, according to Bellevue Fire.
- PUB DATE: 9/21/2017 4:58:21 PM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
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