Firefighter

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Dayslong forest search for firefighter pared back

FILLMORE, Calif. (AP) — A dog belonging to a California firefighter who disappeared during a backpacking trip was found Sunday after nine days in the wilderness, but his owner remains missing. Ventura County Sheriff Geoff […]

06/23/2014

Architect Sentenced To Year In Jail, Probation In Death Of LA Firefighter

A German architect pleaded no contest to involuntary manslaughter Friday in the death of a Los Angeles firefighter crushed in the collapse of a ceiling during a fire at a luxury home the architect designed and built in the Hollywood Hills.

01/03/2014

Fire on Mirasol St. knocked down in under 1 hour

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – City firefighters needed help from county and Vernon firefighters to subdue a stubborn, general alarm blaze that broke out this morning at a commercial building in Boyle Heights, a fire department spokesman said. The […]

01/01/2014

19 Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew firefighters killed by wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona, City of Prescott handout: (top l-r): Andrew Ashcraft, Robert Caldwell, Travis Carter, Dustin DeFord, Chris Mackenzie, Eric Marsh, and Grant McKee, (middle l-r): Sean Misner, Scott Norris, Wade Parker, John Percin, Jr., Anthony Rose, Jesse Steed, and Joe Thurston, (bottom l-r): Travis Turbyfill, William Warneke, Clayton Whitted, Kevin Woyjeck and Garret Zuppiger. (AP Photo)

Arizona commission OKs fine in firefighter deaths

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona commission approved a nearly $560,000 fine on Wednesday against the state Forestry Division in the deaths of 19 firefighters after an investigative agency found that officials put protection of property […]

12/04/2013

People put flowers and light candles in front of a supermarket in Riga, Latvia, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013.  .   (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)

3rd section of Latvian supermarket roof collapses

RIGA, Latvia (AP) — A massive third section of the roof at a Latvian supermarket where at least 54 people were killed fell Saturday as emergency workers searched rubble nearby for more victims. Though no […]

11/23/2013

Bookish baby boy born in local Barnes & Noble

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — A woman walked into a Los Angeles-area Barnes & Noble looking for books and came out with a baby instead. Firefighters delivered the newborn Friday evening in the bookstore’s lobby at […]

10/19/2013

West LA high-rise fire injuries at least 10

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A fire heavily damaged an 11th-story apartment in a West Los Angeles high-rise today, and at least 10 people were injured, including three firefighters and a critically injured 2-year-old girl who […]

10/18/2013

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Brush fire erupts in Riverside County

HEMET, Calif. (AP) — Southern California firefighters are battling a 15- to 20-acre wildland fire south of Hemet in Riverside County. The fire was reported at 12:55 p.m. Wednesday and is burning in grass and […]

09/04/2013

An LA County firefighter. (AP Photo)

World Firefighters Games coming to LA next summer

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Firefighters from around the world will compete in more than 50 events and vie for the title of the “Toughest Firefighter Alive” at next summer’s World Firefighters Games in Los Angeles, […]

08/29/2013

The remains of a home and a car destroyed by a wildfire are seen on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, near Banning, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Firefighters make progress battling Silver Fire

BANNING, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are making progress battling Southern California’s latest destructive wildfire, which has burned 26 homes and threatened more than 500 others in the San Jacinto Mountains. The Silver Fire, which charred […]

08/10/2013

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