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Posted: Jul 7, 2020

Saddle Mountain Fire grows to nearly 6,000 acres in Grant County

Hundreds of firefighters have been up all night working to contain the Saddle Mountain Fire, which as of Tuesday morning has grown to an estimated 5,760 acres according to Public Information Officer and firefighter Ben Shearer. The fire is currently 10% contained. There's currently no evacuations in place, no structures have been damaged and there are no road closures in place.
- PUB DATE: 7/7/2020 7:45:52 AM - SOURCE: YakTriNews
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Posted: Jul 7, 2020

Hotshots Hike Storm King Memorial Trail in Colorado To Honor 14 Firefighters Killed in 1994

VIDEO: Twenty-six years ago, 14 firefighters were killed on Storm King Mountain, near Glenwood Springs. To honor the memory of those heroes, about a dozen members of the Craig hotshots crew hiked up the Storm King Memorial Trail on Monday. The Rocky Mountain Area Coordination Center shared photos of the hotshots at the memorial.
- PUB DATE: 7/7/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KCNC-TV CBS 4 Denver
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Posted: Jul 7, 2020

Four firefighters hurt, one seriously, battling Indiana house fire

PHOTOS: Extreme midday heat made work very difficult for Indianapolis firefighters as they battled a house fire on the city's southeast side. One firefighter was seriously injured. According to Indianapolis Fire Department Public Information Officer Rita Reith, thick black smoke from the fire at the house on Timberfield Lane could be seen one mile away.
- PUB DATE: 7/7/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WRTV ABC 6 Indianapolis
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Posted: Jul 7, 2020

Crews respond to intense vehicle fire inside a building in Virginia

VIDEO: Fire crews responded to an intense vehicle fire located in a building in Tappahannock. At 6:38 p.m., the Tappahannock-Essex Volunteer Fire Department responded to the report of a vehicle fire inside the old Tappahannock Ford building located on Church Lane near Hoskins Creek. During the attack, crews say several large explosions occurred, sending debris hundreds of feet away and was heard over five miles away.
- PUB DATE: 7/7/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WWBT-TV NBC 12 Richmond
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Posted: Jul 7, 2020

NFPA Report: Firefighter Fatalities in the US—2019

Each year, NFPA collects data on all the firefighter fatalities in the US that resulted from injuries or illnesses that occurred while the victims were on-duty. The term on duty refers to: Being at the scene of an alarm, whether it is a fire or non-fire incident (including EMS calls). Responding to or returning from an alarm.
- PUB DATE: 7/7/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: NFPA.org
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