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Posted: Jun 5, 2020

Fire aboard cargo ship still burning; 9 Florida firefighters recovering after explosion

VIDEO: A massive fire is still burning aboard a cargo ship at Blount Island while several injured firefighters were reported to be in stable condition. The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department said 9 firefighters were injured trying to contain the blaze. According to Fire Chief Keith Powers, eight firefighters were injured in an explosion, and an additional firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion.
- PUB DATE: 6/5/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJAX-TV CBS 47 Jacksonville
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Posted: Jun 5, 2020

Flame jetting phenomenon could turn backyard fire pit or BBQ into a flamethrower

A federal agency is warning consumers about a phenomenon they need to know about in the height of grilling season. Under the right conditions, the ATF says "flame jetting" could turn a backyard fire pit or BBQ grill into a flamethrower. It happens in an instant. The effort to ignite or stoke a fire pit or BBQ, creating a fireball, essentially turning portable fuel cans into a device that spews flames.
- PUB DATE: 6/5/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJLA-TV ABC 7 Washington DC
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Posted: Jun 5, 2020

Video Shows Moment 2 Men Toss Beer Bottles Into Buildings, Igniting Fires In California

VIDEO: A new video shows the moment two alleged arsonists turned Sunday’s peaceful protest through the streets of Long Beach into a devastating inferno. The video shows the men toss two beer bottles allegedly filled with gas into the Men’s Suit Outlet on Pine Avenue before fleeing on foot. Moments later, an officer arrives at the scene as the fire spread and angered community members tried to help.
- PUB DATE: 6/5/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KCBS-TV CBS 2 Los Angeles
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Posted: Jun 5, 2020

Ohio firefighters reflect on past 50 years as community celebrates their service

It’s not very often that someone does a job for 50 years, let alone three people doing that same job for 50 years. But Thursday night, three special Columbiana County community members were honored. You see them in your town — men and women who drive around in the giant red truck to help put out fires.
- PUB DATE: 6/5/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WKBN-TV CBS 27 News Youngstown
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Posted: Jun 5, 2020

FEMA leader: Scope of COVID-19 response ‘unprecedented’

The regional administrator for the Federal Emergency Management Agency and coordinating officer for COVID-19 response and recovery in New England said his agency is maintaining logistical and other capabilities in the region, even though the surge is over, just in case there is a second wave. Retired Coast Guard Capt.
- PUB DATE: 6/5/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Lowell Sun
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