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Posted: Nov 13, 2018

Alabama firefighter suffers electric shock while trying to rescue cat

A firefighter was injured Sunday while attempting to rescue a cat in Midtown Mobile. Mobile Fire-Rescue spokesperson Steven Millhouse said a crew went to a home on McPhillips Avenue after a resident asked for help when their cat got stuck behind a stove. Millhouse said the crew was under the impression that electricity to the kitchen had been turned off.
- PUB DATE: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WALA MyFox Gulf Coast
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Posted: Nov 13, 2018

Death toll in California soars as officials fear more wildfires

Fueled by blustery winds and parched vegetation, two massive fires burning in California both grew overnight, leaving thousands of exhausted firefighter battling to stretch containment lines around the raging blazes that have killed at least 44 people and destroyed thousands of homes. Adding to the turmoil were two new fires that broke out within five minutes of each other Monday morning near the massive Woolsey Fire burning in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
- PUB DATE: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: ABC News
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Posted: Nov 13, 2018

New York volunteer firefighter seriously hurt in accident responding to call

A volunteer firefighter remains at Strong Memorial Hospital with serious injuries following a crash Monday night. State Police say 27-year-old Jared Thompson was traveling eastbound on Route 31 in Murray around 5:40 p.m., responding to a call. Thompson is a member of the Fancher Hulberton Murray Fire Company and had his blue emergency lights activated, according to New York State Police.
- PUB DATE: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WUHF Fox Rochester
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Posted: Nov 13, 2018

Seattle Fire Department prepares contingency plans for ambulance strike

The Seattle Fire Department has begun contingency planning in case critical private ambulance service is disrupted by a labor dispute. The emergency medical technicians for American Medical Response are now voting on whether to accept the company's offer or authorize a strike. They are members of Teamsters Local 763.
- PUB DATE: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KIRO 7 Seattle
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Posted: Nov 13, 2018

Seattle Fire Department prepares contingency plans for ambulance strike

The Seattle Fire Department has begun contingency planning in case critical private ambulance service is disrupted by a labor dispute. The emergency medical technicians for American Medical Response are now voting on whether to accept the company's offer or authorize a strike. They are members of Teamsters Local 763.
- PUB DATE: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KIRO 7
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