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Posted: Jan 18, 2022

New Jersey firefighters commended by governor for battling 11-alarm warehouse blaze

VIDEO: Firefighters in New Jersey are still trying to determine what caused a massive fire in Passaic on Friday night. Hundreds of firefighters battled the 11-alarm blaze in an industrial complex where flames shot 70 feet into the air. The fire was just a few feet away from igniting the Qualco Chemical Plant which was filled with potentially hazardous materials such as chlorine.
- PUB DATE: 1/18/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WABC-TV ABC 7 New York
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Posted: Jan 18, 2022

First response plows help New York EMS render care in storms

In weather conditions like we saw Monday, getting around can be very difficult for anyone let alone emergency crews trying to help others. We all assume that if we call 911 for help, we'll get it and we will but it doesn't just magically happen. Pat Donovan is the guy who helps first responders help you if you need it in this weather.
- PUB DATE: 1/18/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WHEC-TV NBC 10 New York
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Posted: Jan 18, 2022

Residents honor those who lost their lives in 1908 fire at Rhoads Opera House in Pennsylvania

VIDEO: 114 years ago, Pennsylvania experienced one of its worst tragedies. "Every fire will change the lives of the people, who they are related to, people that knew them," said Luann Zambanini with the Boyertown Area Historical Society. On Sunday, the Boyertown Area Historical Society commemorated a fatal fire that happened at the Rhoads Opera House in 1908.
- PUB DATE: 1/18/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WFMZ-TV 69 Allentown
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Posted: Jan 18, 2022

Firefighter hurt while battling Renton house fire

A firefighter was hurt Tuesday morning while battling a fire at an abandoned duplex on Kirkland Avenue in the Renton Highlands. Smoke was pouring from one of the units in the duplex when firefighters arrived. Renton Regional Fire Authority officials said there had been reports that homeless people had been living there.
- PUB DATE: 1/18/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KIRO-TV CBS 7 Seattle
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Posted: Jan 18, 2022

Propane explosion in Spokane leaves 2 with severe burns

Two people were severely burned in a propane explosion Monday afternoon. Spokane firefighters responded to a tent near North Waterworks Street and East Surro Avenue around 3 p.m. Monday for reports of injured people. Two victims were quickly taken to the hospital because of the severity of their injuries.
- PUB DATE: 1/17/2022 9:26:41 PM - SOURCE: KXLY-TV ABC 4 Spokane
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