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Posted: Jan 7, 2021

Fire Causes Significant Damage to Texas Church

VIDEO: An intense fire early Thursday morning caused significant damage to the New Light Church in Pleasant Grove. Dallas firefighters were called to the church in the 9300 block of Elam Road just before 1:30 a.m. and found flames burning through the roof. The fire was moving so quickly through the large one-story building that firefighters were forced shift to a defensive attack, fighting the fire from outside.
- PUB DATE: 1/7/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KXAS-TV NBC 5 Fort Worth
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Posted: Jan 7, 2021

Federal judge dismisses Delaware firefighters' lawsuit over fatal 2016 Canby Park arson

VIDEO: An appeal filed on behalf of Wilmington firefighters killed and injured in a 2016 Canby Park arson has been denied by a U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judge. The lawsuit, filed against Wilmington and two previous mayors and fire chiefs, sought compensatory damages, including for loss of life, lost wages and emotional injuries.
- PUB DATE: 1/7/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Delaware Online - Metered Site
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Posted: Jan 7, 2021

Florida firefighters create new Chief’s Challenge Coin, awards two

VIDEO: Firefighters in Alachua County have created new coins to honor the accomplishments of crew members. The first recipient of the Chiefs Challenge Coin was Lieutenant Larry Stewart who advocated for the creation of the awards. He has served the department for more than 30 years. The second recipient is Captain Karem Scott-Kotb who designed the coins.
- PUB DATE: 1/7/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WCJB-TV ABC/CW+ 20 Gainesville
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Posted: Jan 7, 2021

More allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccine reported, but overall remain rare

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday that at least 21 people have had a severe allergic reaction after receiving their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. All of the patients have recovered. The reaction, called anaphylaxis, can be life-threatening, and must be treated immediately with an emergency injection of epinephrin, often given via EpiPen.
- PUB DATE: 1/7/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: NBC News
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Posted: Jan 7, 2021

California fire department celebrates 145th anniversary

From simple beginnings, starting with three hose companies and 75 volunteer firefighters, the Hollister Fire Department can now boast of four dedicated fire stations, each filled with specialized firefighting equipment. The department recently reached its 145th anniversary on Dec. 27. The city was founded when Colonel William Welles Hollister split with his partners in the Flint-Bixby ranch, with Hollister taking the area of the ranch that became the city of Hollister in 1872.
- PUB DATE: 1/7/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Benito Link
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