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Fire crews respond to apartment fire in Chesapeake

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Firefighters in Chesapeake responded to an apartment fire Sunday afternoon.

Officials say that firefighters arrived to the 2000 block of Chesapeake Avenue around 4 p.m. 60 more words


Firefighters train for ice rescues

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — West Metro firefighters were on and in the ice Saturday, training for ice rescues.

This time of year all metro firefighters see an increase in ice rescue calls. 299 more words


Alberta expands cancer compensation aid and benefits for firefighters

Alberta is expanding benefits for firefighters facing heightened cancer risks on the job.

Premier Rachel Notley says firefighters who get ovarian and cervical cancer will now receive workers’ compensation benefits and supports, making Alberta the leader in Canada on that front. 141 more words


Firefighters slip on ice battling massive fire and frigid temperatures

BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. — A massive wall of flames towering over a fire ladder two stories high was what Jason Conley saw Wednesday night in Blytheville. 321 more words


Garland ISD students create virtual reality training for firefighters

GARLAND – Out with the old and in with the virtual reality!

That’s right! Sachse High School is taking first responder training into the 21st century. 246 more words


Watch Rescuers Save 1-Year-Old Dog Trapped in Frozen River

1010 WINS-Every dog has his day and this lucky canines’ came right when he needed it most!

When emergency responders from the Pueblo Fire Department… 67 more words

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Boil advisory cancels surgeries at local hospitals; fire departments say they're OK

NEW ORLEANS — Some surgeries hand procedures have been canceled at local hospitals in response to a boil water advisory for the East Bank of Orleans and Jefferson parishes, but no medical centers have closed due to the winter weather, officials said. 169 more words