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Posted: Dec 14, 2015

Raw Video: Flashover Forces Minnesota Crews Out of Window

Crews battled a two-alarm fire Friday afternoon in a three-unit residence in south Minneapolis. Firefighters were called to a residence on the 2000 block of 5th Avenue South near Franklin Avenue at about 1 p.m. Crews arrived and rescued three people from the inside the building. They then concentrated on the second and third floors of the building, which is where the fire is believed to have originated.
- PUB DATE: 12/14/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WCCO-TV CBS 4
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Posted: Dec 14, 2015

Chicago firefighter Killed In Fall through Elevator Shaft while Battling Warehouse Blaze

A Chicago firefighter died early Monday morning, after falling through an elevator shaft while battling a warehouse fire in the South Chicago neighborhood. Crews were called to the scene in the 9200 block of South Baltimore Avenue for a fire in a vacant warehouse around 2:40 a.m., according to Fire Commissioner Jose Santiago.
- PUB DATE: 12/14/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: cbs chicago
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Posted: Dec 14, 2015

5 Pennsylvania firefighters injured when firetruck catches fire

Five firefighters were taken to the hospital after their fire truck caught fire in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania Saturday night. Members of the Gladwyne Fire Company were heading back from a non-fire call shortly before 7:30 p.m. on the 600 block of Spring Mill Road when their fire truck's engine suddenly caught fire.
- PUB DATE: 12/14/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WCAU-TV NBC 10 Philadelphia
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Posted: Dec 14, 2015

FDNY firefighters file lawsuit: Loud sirens are making us deaf

New York’s Bravest can take the heat, but some can’t stand the noise. Nearly 1,500 FDNY firefighters and retirees joined with other smoke-eaters to file a mass lawsuit claiming years of exposure to loud sirens are making them deaf. The 4,000 plaintiffs contend Illinois-based siren manufacturer Federal Signal Corp.
- PUB DATE: 12/14/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: new york post
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Posted: Dec 13, 2015

Five Firefighters Treated After Fire Truck Catches Fire in Bryn Mawr

Five firefighters were taken to the hospital after their fire truck caught fire in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania Saturday night, reports NBC Philadelphia.

Members of the Gladwyne Fire Company were heading back from a non-fire call shortly before 7:30 p.m. on the 600 block of Spring Mill Road when their fire truck's engine suddenly caught fire. The firefighters quickly got out of the vehicle and other crews responded to the scene.

The responding crews were able to place the fire under control shortly before 8 p.m.

Five firefighters were hospitalized though none of them were seriously hurt. Spring Mill Road was closed at the scene of the fire as crews worked to tow away the truck. Officials are currently investigating the cause.

For more information, view nbcphiladelphia.com

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