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Posted: Oct 17, 2017

Exact cause of fatal Honolulu high-rise fire remains mystery

Honolulu investigators can't determine the cause of a deadly high-rise apartment building fire that resulted in more than $107 million in damage, fire officials said. "The HFD fire investigators have completed an extensive and scientifically based investigation in full collaboration with other agencies and have classified the fire cause as undetermined," Fire Chief Manuel Neves said at a news conference Monday.
- PUB DATE: 10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: McClatchyDC
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Posted: Oct 17, 2017

How an inferno unfolded across Wine Country

His crew had just finished putting out a grass fire when Santa Rosa Fire Chief Tony Gossner’s radio crackled at about 10 p.m. “We’ve got a fire at Safari West and it’s coming our way,” the dispatcher said. The wildlife preserve set in Sonoma County’s thickly wooded hills was just 6 miles away, and Gossner knew that it was a uniquely dangerous spot.
- PUB DATE: 10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle
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Posted: Oct 17, 2017

Oklahoma fire department’s fire safety performance for local elementary school goes viral

VIDEO - The Mustang Fire Department is receiving a lot of praise online after video of one of their fire safety performances for a local elementary school went viral. The Mustang Fire Department has become known for their entertaining and memorable skits they do to help kids remember tips for fire prevention.
- PUB DATE: 10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KFOR-TV NBC 4 Oklahoma City
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Posted: Oct 17, 2017

Agitator and advocate: Alan Brunacini will be missed

I first met Alan Brunacini in the 1980s, when he was teaching one day of a weeklong leadership program I was attending in Massachusetts. We had lunch together that day and like most of the thousands of people who knew him, I was charmed by the man and his stories, his humor and his insights. Over the years, our paths crossed again many times, as presenters at conferences, while attending events, and once when I was privileged to be invited to participate in his annual Baggers meeting in Phoenix.
- PUB DATE: 10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: FireRescue1
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Posted: Oct 17, 2017

House fire consumes former Colfax police chief's residence

A house fire erupted in Colfax but when fire crews arrived, they were shocked to see the owner of the house was a well-known first responder for the city. A charred frame is what’s left of most of former Colfax police chief Bill Hickman’s home. He said he was in the basement when he smelled smoke and immediately called 911.
- PUB DATE: 10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KLEW TV
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