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Czech Firefighter Seriously Hurt at Fatal Fire

Authorities say the fire at the 13-story apartment building was likely intentionally set By Firefighter Close Calls At least 11 people have been killed and 10 others injured in an apartment building fire in...

New High-Rise Firefighting Drone Carries Foam, Window Punch

The autonomous aircraft can reach 90 stories and carries six extinguishing bombs and almost 40 gallons of foam Source: Ehang Holdings EHang Holdings Limited launched a large-payload intelligent aerial...

Japan: 19th Century Firefighting Coats Were Works of Art

Once the fire was contained, firefighters turned their coats inside out to show the intricate symbols they believed protected them By Madeleine Mazdakis, My Modern Met During Japan’s Edo Period (1603...

Volunteer Firefighter Suffers Brain Bleed While Responding

The fire department’s association took up fundraising to help their captain and his family get through this By Caitlin Taylor, Monroe News Even those who dedicate their lives to helping others sometimes...

Volunteer Firefighter Rolls Rig, Escapes Serious Injury

The tanker driver lost control, over corrected and hit a log truck By Firefighter Close Calls A Cooksville Volunteer Fire Department tanker truck was destroyed after overturning following a collision with a...

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