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Five Virginia firefighters investigated over gang rape – video shared on Snapchat

Statter 911 - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 09:23

Firefighters are members of Strasburg Fire Department in Shenandoah County

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Video from Illinois house fire

Statter 911 - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 23:31

Friday fire in Tinley Park

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Raw video from Philadelphia house fire

Statter 911 - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 23:00

Rowhouse fire in West Philly

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Pennsylvania fire chief out after arrest for having sex in car with 17-year-old girl

Statter 911 - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 00:37

Versailles Volunteer Fire Company chief arrested Sunday night

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Pre-arrival video & radio traffic from Manhattan 4th-alarm

Statter 911 - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 08:29

Row of seven stores destroyed during Sunday morning fire in Inwood

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2 BUFFALO FIREFIGHTERS INJURED AT FIRE

Firefighter Close Calls - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 08:23

Two house fires – one in a vacant building, the other driving out two adults – kept Buffalo firefighters busy Saturday night.

The first fire, at 7:56 p.m., was at a vacant house at 465 Seventh St. at Pennsylvania Street. Damage to the 2-1/2 story wood frame structure was estimated at $5,000. The fire started on the first floor and was confined there. The cause is under investigation.

At 9:33 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to an occupied dwelling at 318 Normal Ave., near Rhode Island Street. This fire started on the first floor and spread to the second floor. Two firefighters suffered injuries and were taken to a hospital for evaluation.

Damage was estimated at $80,000 to the home and $45,000 to its contents. The Red Cross was assisting two occupants. The cause is under investigation.

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Watch this close call

Statter 911 - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 00:30

Truck somehow stops in time

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5 FDNY FIREFIGHTERS INJURED AT 5th ALARM

Firefighter Close Calls - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 17:54

Firefighters are battling a 4-alarm fire in Manhattan Sunday morning.

The commercial fire started at 150 Nagle Avenue a little after 10 a.m., FDNY said.

The fire started on the first floor and extended to the cockloft of the building, which has been open for 28 years, and spread to the row of stores on the block.

None of the businesses were open at the time of the fire.

About 138 firefighters responded — five firefighters suffered non life-threatening injuries from the incident

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Long Island firefighter crotch grab results in $1.2 million dollar lawsuit

Statter 911 - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 17:51

Firefighter says the mayor at the time - who is his uncle - witnessed the grabbing

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PA FIREFIGHTER BREAKS ANKLE AT FIRE

Firefighter Close Calls - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 12:17

A firefighter was injured battling flames at a home in Scranton early Saturday morning

Crews were called to a home along Green Ridge Street in Scranton just after 1 a.m..

One firefighter broke an ankle but is expected to be OK.

The home suffered minor damage. Investigators are looking into what caused the fire.

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INDIANA FIREFIGHTER / LIEUTENANT, 55, DIES IN THE LINE OF DUTY FOLLOWING COMMERCIAL BUILDING FIRE

Firefighter Close Calls - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 19:34

A Greenfield (near Indianapolis) Indiana Firefighter died in the Line of Duty of a heart attack hours after helping fight a fire that destroyed several local businesses.

Lieutenant Scott Compton, 55, of Greenfield, died from an apparent heart attack this afternoon at his home. Lt. Compton was a 17-year veteran of the Greenfield Fire Territory. He was on scene Friday night as local fire crews fought a that fire at Riley Park Plaza.

Because his death occurred within 48 hours of fighting a fire, Compton’s is considered a line-of-duty death. Our condolences to all those affected. Rest In Peace.

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