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Posted: Dec 3, 2015

Firefighter Describes Horrifying Ordeal at New York Fire Scene

There wasn't anything different about Tuesday's fire call to Selden Road, according to LeRoy Acting Fire Chief Tim Hogle."It was our typical, should've been a normal fire scene that we've been on numerous times in my numerous years with the fire service," Hogle said. But as we already know, that call was anything but normal.
- PUB DATE: 12/3/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WROC-TV CBS 8 Rochester
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Posted: Dec 3, 2015

Worcester Cold Storage fire 16 years later: Six firefighters who died to be remembered

The six Worcester firefighters who died battling the Worcester Cold Storage and Warehouse Co. blaze 16 years ago will be remembered Thursday evening during an event at the Franklin Street Fire Station. The gathering begins at 6 p.m. Firefighters, public officials and people from around the area gathered at the fire station last year as the city honored the firefighters during the 15th anniversary of the fire that took the lives of fire Lt.
- PUB DATE: 12/3/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: masslive
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Posted: Dec 2, 2015

Attorney: Maine fire chief willing to testify against chief of neighboring department

The fire chief of a neighboring department is prepared to testify that the Owls Head fire chief failed on several fronts in his response to a blaze that destroyed a commercial garage here in 2013, according to an attorney in a civil case. South Thomaston Fire Chief Bryan Calderwood will be an expert witness and is ready to testify if the case goes to trial, according to a memorandum filed on Nov.
- PUB DATE: 12/2/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: bangor daily news
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Posted: Dec 2, 2015

After back-breaking injury, Massachusetts fire chief returning to job

Four months later, Fire Chief Richard Ares is not sure what really happened the day he flew off a porch while fighting a fire in Templeton, landing on his back and fracturing his spine. He only knows for sure that he is lucky. His back was repairable. The back of his head required 10 staples but it has healed.
- PUB DATE: 12/2/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Worcester Telegram & Gazette - metered site
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Posted: Dec 2, 2015

New York cops crack code of ‘Riddler’ behind string of fires

A serial arsonist behind a string of blazes in Forest Hills, Queens, taunted police like a Riddler wannabe — leaving behind a coded message at one fire scene that dared cops to solve his puzzle, sources said. But the firebug was as overconfident as his Batman-comic counterpart — since police were quickly able to crack the code and discover his identity.
- PUB DATE: 12/2/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: new york post
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