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Early morning fire in Collegetown apartment building, occupants evacuated

Early morning fire in Collegetown apartment building, occupants evacuated

This story will be updated as details become available. Early Monday morning, a fire broke out at Collegetown Center, an apartment complex in Dryden where many students are staying. The residents of the building were safely evacuated. Firefighters ensure there is no carbon monoxide before people are allowed back into the building, and that the …

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Pinelands loses 2.4 million trees in ‘smart’ fire prevention plan but NJ activists aren’t buying it

A new plan to cut down as many as 2.4 million young trees from a bushy portion of the New Jersey Pinelands as part of the state’s wildfire mitigation efforts has drawn criticism from some officials and environmental advocates. The initiative, officially called the “Allen and Oswego Highway Fire Mitigation and Habitat Restoration Project,” was …

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Independent Valley Guard |  The Shelton Fire Department's weekly calls...

Independent Valley Guard | The Shelton Fire Department’s weekly calls…

Shelton–Shelton volunteering Fire  Section, Sections weekly responses Submitted by Fire Marshal James M Tortora On 11/28/22 at 1:39pm White Hills Co 5 and Echo Hose H & L Co. responded. #1 Engine Hydraulic Oil Spilled On The Road From A Truck On Indian Well Road. On 11/29/22 at 10:12 PM the Echo Hose H …

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The Schenectady Fire Department is seeking to address the staffing shortage

The Schenectady Fire Department is seeking to address the staffing shortage

SCHENECTADY — The City of Schenectady Fire Department is seeking more than a dozen qualified candidates to fill job openings as the agency prepares to take the civil service exam in February. The department is holding the civil service exam for the second year in a row after last year’s exam resulted in seven new …

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World Cup: England's timely free-scoring forwards catch fire, but now France stand in the way

World Cup: England’s timely free-scoring forwards catch fire, but now France stand in the way

Hungary’s record of 27 World Cup goals may be a safe one, but make no mistake: England are coming for Qatar’s scoring title. With four games to play, the Gareth Southgate side have already equaled the 2006 world champions’ tally and beat Spain on their way to glory in South Africa four years later. England …

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Searching for answers: Fire destroys downtown commercial buildings, and structures can collapse

Searching for answers: Fire destroys downtown commercial buildings, and structures can collapse

Mike Wolanen | Republic of Columbus firefighters put out a large fire at 422 Fifth Street in downtown Columbus, Indiana, on Sunday, December 4, 2022. Columbus firefighters and the state fire chief’s office are investigating a fire that occurred late Saturday night in the 400 block of Fifth Street in downtown Columbus, looking for where …

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Hours after the fire, McNeill's brewery was demolished due to structural instability  local news

Hours after the fire, McNeill’s brewery was demolished due to structural instability local news

BRATTLEBORO — The McNeil Brewery in downtown Brattleboro was destroyed Saturday, hours after a deadly fire ripped through the building’s second floor. The victim of the fire has yet to be officially identified, but it is assumed to be brewery owner Ray McNeill. Brattleboro Fire Chief Leonard Howard said he made the decision to demolish …

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Newville business donates $100,000 to Penn Township Volunteer Fire Company in memory of owners son

Newville business donates $100,000 to Penn Township Volunteer Fire Company in memory of owners son

Brandon Edward Skiles is remembered as someone who was kind, gentle, loving, affectionate, and caring, an avid lover of the outdoors who would “drop anything to help anyone and throw a shirt off his back to help someone who needs it” in the words of his sister Jessica Cohn. This is the memory of who …

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A truck driver is startled by waking up to a huge fire at an east side truck stop

A truck driver is startled by waking up to a huge fire at an east side truck stop

San Antonio – The flames and smoke were nearly impossible to miss for anyone driving along the East Side Highway early Thursday morning. According to San Antonio firefighters, the fire that started inside the kitchen of Denny’s restaurant near Interstate 10 and Foster Road quickly spread throughout the entire building. Related: Denny’s Kitchen Fire Spreads …

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