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Posted: Jun 25, 2015

New York town must pay diabetic firefighter $100,000+ after illegal firing

A diabetic Syracuse firefighter must be paid nearly two years' worth of lost wages and benefits after an appeals court ruled the city illegally fired him in 2013. John Williams, of Camillus, will also be first in line for the next open position in the city fire department, said labor lawyer Nathaniel Lambright.
- PUB DATE: 6/25/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Syracuse Post-Standard
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Posted: Jun 25, 2015

2 California firefighters injured in stabbing during medical call

Two firefighters were stabbed while assisting a patient Wednesday afternoon during a medical-aid call in the East Village, authorities reported. As emergency personnel were trying to treat a victim at a trolley stop, a male suspect walked up and pulled a knife or similar weapon and assaulted two firefighters shortly before 4 p.
- PUB DATE: 6/25/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: fox san diego
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Posted: Jun 25, 2015

Man jumps for his life as crane bursts into flames in W. Seattle

A crane operator jumped for his life and nearby buildings were evacuated after a truck-mounted crane burst into flames Thursday morning in West Seattle. Firefighters responded to the scene, in the 4000 block of SW Andover Street, at about 8:20 a.m. after receiving reports of a crane fire. The plume of smoke from the fire could be clearly seen from Queen Anne and other Seattle vantage points as it flared up.
- PUB DATE: 6/25/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOMO news
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Posted: Jun 25, 2015

Dozens flee as fire sweeps through Bothell apartments

Dozens of people were evacuated overnight when fire broke out at a Bothell apartment building. At least one unit was destroyed and several families have been forced out. Crews responded to the scene, the Canyon Pointe Apartments at 1630 228 Street Southeast in Bothell, at about 3:45 a.m. after receiving a report of flames spewing from a unit in the complex.
- PUB DATE: 6/25/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: komo news
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Posted: Jun 25, 2015

Fire Truck Photo of the Day-SVI Rescue Truck

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