PHOTOS: One firefighter was injured after a three-alarm fire in south Austin that is now under control, the Austin Fire Department said. No civilians were injured.
The blaze started Wednesday afternoon, and AFD said over 120 firefighters were working to extinguish the fire. At 2:20 p.m., AFD said crews responded to the three-story building with a “defensive” fire in the 2900 block of South Interstate 35 service road northbound, the agency said on social media. - PUB DATE: 2/29/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KXAN-TV NBC 36 Austin
PHOTOS: After more than a century at the town’s Island Avenue fire station, the department officially moved Wednesday to its new home at the town’s public safety building. The last firefighters to work from the old fire station, at 16 Island Ave. on the island downtown, finished their shift Wednesday morning. - PUB DATE: 2/29/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Central Maine - Metered Site
Last week, AT&T suffered a nationwide outage that the company believes was caused by “the application and execution of an incorrect process used as we were expanding our network, not a cyber attack,” according to the company’s website.
AT&T acknowledged the outage on its site at 10:15 a.m. on Thursday and reported that all service was restored just after 2 p. - PUB DATE: 2/29/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: The Redstone Rocket
VIDEO: Dunedin Fire Rescue just got a new set of wheels which, they say, will help them respond to calls more efficiently.
Firefighters say they’re the only department in the Tampa Bay region with a miniature ambulance.
Alex Miller is a firefighter with Dunedin Fire Rescue. He said it's going to be perfect for responding to crowded events where they would have to maneuver through narrow spaces. - PUB DATE: 2/29/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WTSP-TV CBS 10 St. Petersburg
Firefighters have been working to put out a "fully-involved" structure fire at an old plant in Polk County that went up in flames Tuesday afternoon.
The City of Cedartown said in a social media post that the fire engulfed the old Jockey plant on West Avenue. They asked that residents avoid the area and find other ways to travel. - PUB DATE: 2/28/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WXIA-TV NBC 11 Atlanta
VIDEO: First responders in Jeffersontown are celebrating the grand opening of their brand-new fire and EMS Station.
The ribbon cutting for Station 54 happened Monday morning at the new firehouse on Taylorsville Road, near the Gene Snyder.
The project has been in the works for about five years.
The firehouse will be staffed around the clock. - PUB DATE: 2/28/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WAVE-TV NBC 3 Louisville
VIDEO; For those looking for a trip to the city, or Philadelphians planning a day in their community, the Fireman's Hall Museum promotes fun and fire safety!
"There's been a lot of sacrifice to make this experience great for all ages...To learn where we came from to where we are today in fire safety," said Firefighter and Curator Brian Anderson. - PUB DATE: 2/28/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WPVI-TV ABC 6 Philadelphia
A raging fire at a northwestern Minnesota grain elevator kept crews from at least 17 different departments busy overnight, closing area schools Monday and triggering a request for residents to refrain from using water.
Reports of the fire near the city of Hawley began coming in around 11:30 Sunday night and by the time engine crews arrived the structure was engulfed, with flames leaping high into the night sky. - PUB DATE: 2/27/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KARE-TV NBC 11 Minneapolis
VIDEO: The South Texas city of McAllen is offering to train Mexican firefighters in what the mayor calls the first such binational collaboration among fire departments. “This is the first in the country where you have a Mexican fire department coming and training in the United States. So we’re really proud of what we’re doing,” McAllen Mayor Javier Villalobos said Monday afternoon. - PUB DATE: 2/27/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KTSM-TV NBC 9 El Paso
PHOTOS: The Fire Trucks from Davis Volunteer Fire Department turn heads when they pull up to the scene. Of the current fleet of vehicles at the Fire Hall, three are as comfortable at a car show as they are at the forefront of a call. Davis VFD Chief Alan Cosner and his crew have worked hard to keep their fleet in use, including several antique vehicles. - PUB DATE: 2/27/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: The Parsons Advocate
The Ohio Department of Commerce Division of State Fire Marshal recently announced the integration of cutting-edge technology into the Ohio Fire Incident Reporting Management System (OFIRMS). The state-of-the-art database management solution, 3Di Engage, is developed by 3Di Systems and serves as a significant upgrade that revolutionizes how fire departments throughout the state manage and report incidents. - PUB DATE: 2/27/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: The Delaware Gazette
The former Rock Island Livestock Auction Barn had multiple buildings burn to the ground on Saturday, Feb. 24, but crews were able to save 22 cows and millions of dollars worth of surrounding homes and businesses.
Rock Island Fire Department crews were called out at 5:37 p.m. to 534 34th Ave. According to Rock Island Fire Marshal Greg Marty, crews arrived within three to four minutes of the call and found a large fire already burning on the backside of a barn along the railroad tracks. - PUB DATE: 2/26/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WQAD-TV ABC/MyNetworkTV 8 Moline
PHOTOS: One person was injured after a crash behind a Fire and EMS station in Independence on Sunday morning.
The Independence Fire/EMS Department says crews responded to a motor vehicle accident behind the Fire-EMS station at 11:17 a.m. Sunday. On-duty staff reported via radio a loud explosion sound at the station and found a full-sized pickup had struck the back of the station. - PUB DATE: 2/26/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KAKE-TV ABC 10 Wichita
VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Today marks a grim anniversary in New York City history - on Feb. 26, 1993, shortly after noon, terrorists set off a homemade bomb in the parking garage beneath the World Trade Center's Twin Towers.
Six people were killed, including a pregnant woman, and more than 1,000 were injured in the massive explosion and smoky aftermath. - PUB DATE: 2/26/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WABC-TV ABC 7 New York
Cleveland firefighters worked to put out a fire that spread across several tractor-trailers in Cuyahoga Heights early Friday morning.
Fire officials confirmed a number of tractor-trailers went up in flames around 2:45 a.m., but no injuries have been reported.
A driver at the terminal told 19 News five trucks had gone up in flames. - PUB DATE: 2/23/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WOIO-TV CBS 19 Shaker Heights
VIDEO: Hillsborough County Fire Captain Devon Brady lives a large-scale life. From riding shotgun in a big-engine truck to putting up a huge art installation at a museum, he wants ABC Action News viewers to know that you can do both.
“I started out an art major, I went through art school at USF, then I worked at a theatrical design company for about 10 years,” said Brady. - PUB DATE: 2/23/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WFTS-TV ABC 28 Tampa
VIDEO: Firefighters are used to being on-call to serve the community. Now those skills are being used while off-duty, to help in a different way.
Curtis Smith spent 18 years as a firefighter, mostly with the city of Golden Valley.
"About five years ago I just thought, 'These people are so talented. - PUB DATE: 2/23/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KARE-TV NBC 11 Minneapolis
Volkswagen is recalling more than 261,000 cars in the U.S. to fix a potential fuel leak that can increase the risk of fires.
The recall covers certain Audi A3s and VW Golfs and GTIs from the 2015 through 2020 model years. Also included are 2015 through 2019 Golf Sportwagens, and 2019 and 2020 VW Jettas. - PUB DATE: 2/23/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: ABC News
A firefighter was taken to the hospital after suffering a medical issue while fighting a house fire Wednesday. First responders performed CPR on him before he was rushed to the hospital.
Neighbors say they saw flames coming from the second floor of an old farmhouse on Scotland Road in Kingston, but the entire home turned into a fireball within minutes. - PUB DATE: 2/22/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBZ-TV CBS 4 Boston
AT&T’s network went down for many of its customers across the United States Thursday morning, leaving customers unable to place calls, text or access the internet. By late morning, the company said most of its network had been restored.
Although Verizon and T-Mobile customers reported some network outages, too, they appeared far less widespread. - PUB DATE: 2/22/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: CNN Business