Thursday, March 4, 2010

Plane Crash Louisa County VA

3/4/10 - Firefighters in Louisa County VA responded this afternoon for a plane that crashed into a house. There is one confirmed fatality. Listen to the audio here.

Working Fire Person Trapped Buffalo NY

3/4/10 - Firefighters in Buffalo NY responded for a house fire last night on Gatchell St. Command reported a working fire and one person rescued. Listen to the audio here.


Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Dallas TX 4th Alarm Fire

3/2/10 - Dallas TX Firefighters responded early this morning for a building fire on Lower Greenville Ave. Command reported fire through the roof of a commercial building. Second, Third and Fourth Alarms were quickly called. Listen to the audio here.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Some Audio from Today

3/1/10 - Fort Worth TX Firefighters responded for a house fire today on Loraine St. Engine 15 went on location with a working fire. Listen to the audio here.

Portland OR Firefighters responded for an apartment building fire this afternoon on NE 80th Ave. Units reported a header from two blocks away. Listen to the audio here.

Queens Second Alarm

3/1/10 - Queens Firefighters responded early this morning for a fire on Northern Blvd. Battalion 52 requested a second alarm for a fire in the basement of a vacant. Listen to the audio here.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Fairfax County Firefighters Struck

2/24/10 - Two Fairfax County Firefighters were struck last night by a Department vehicle while they were attending to a civilian who was struck by a vehicle. The original victim and one firefighter were airlifted to the hospital. Listen to the audio here.

School Shooting Deer Creek CO

2/23/10 - Fire and EMS responded to a middle school in Deer Creek CO. Command reported two children that were shot with non-life threatening injuries. Listen to the audio here.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Prince George County Three Alarm

2/23/10 - Firefighters in Prince George's County responded for an apartment building fire yesterday on Mistletoe Springs Rd. Command ordered an evacuation as the fire was through the roof. Listen to the audio here.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

East Palo Alto CA Plane Crash

2/17/10 - Firefighters in East Palo Alto CA responded for a plane crash this morning on Beech St. The first in units reported two house on fire on different sides of the street. There are three fatalities reported from the airplane. Listen to the audio here and read the full story here.

South Bend IN House Explosion

2/17/10 - Firefighters in South Bend IN responded for a gas line struck on Lilac. Engine 11 went on location with a gas leak. Several minutes later, Engine 11 reported a house that exploded. Listen to the audio here and read the full story here.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Chattanooga TN Fatal Fire

2/16/10 - Chattanooga TN firefighters responded for an apartment fire yesterday in Bonny Oaks. Firefighters pulled two young children from the apartment. Unfortunately, both children died. Listen to the audio here and read the full story with more video here.

Los Angeles Major Emergency Fire

2/16/10 - Los Angeles Firefighters responded for a building fire early this morning on South Main St. Engine 10 was on location with a hotel under construction fully involved. Listen to the audio here and read a story here.

 

Bronx All Hands on Pelham Parkway

2/16/10 - Bronx Firefighters responded for an apartment fire yesterday on Pelham Parkway. Ladder 41 went on scene with a working fire. Battalion 15 reported people hanging out the window. Listen to the audio here, see the dramatic photo here.

Monday, February 15, 2010

Seattle WA Fatal Second Alarm Fire

2/15/10 - Seattle WA Firefighters responded for an apartment fire this afternoon at the Great Lake Plaza on Northeast 70th St. Engine 16 was on location with smoke and fire showing from the 7th floor of an 11 story. After the fire was extinguished, firefighters found a deceased male in the apartment. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Listen to the audio here and read the full story here and here.

Bay District MD Fire Truck Accident

2/15/10 - Firefighters in Bay District MD were responding for a confirmed working fire when the driver lost control of the engine and crashed into a utility pole. Three firefighters were transported to the hospital with minor injuries. Listen to the audio here and read the full story here.

Orange County Water Rescue

2/15/10 - Orange County Firefighters responded for a vehicle in the retention pond on the 417 expressway. Engine 76 was on location with a vehicle in the water. They further reported the driver out with two people still in the vehicle. Listen to the audio here and read the full story here with video.

Orange County Firefighter Struck

2/15/10 - While operating at a car vs motorcycle accident Sunday, a vehicle tried to pass another vehicle and lost control which sent the vehicle into the accident scene striking five other people including a firefighter from Engine 37. Two helicopters responded along with numerous ambulances to assist. Full Story and audio here.

Recent FDNY Audio Uploads

2/15/10 - Have uploaded a bunch of FDNY audio the last couple of days. Here is a brief rundown on some of them. Manhattan manhole explosion. Brooklyn All Hands on York St. Bronx All Hands on De Kruif Place. Queens Second Alarm on 84th St. Brooklyn All Hands on Farragut Rd. Bronx All Hands 10-77 on Bronx Blvd. Bronx All Hands on Pelham Pkwy Multiple 10-45's.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Firehouse Fire Sykesville MD

2/11/10 - Firefighters responded for a fire house fire at Station 12 in Sykesville MD this morning. Command reported heavy fire from the structure. The fire went to three alarms with numerous special called units. You can listen to the fire ground audio which is in two parts here and here. For photos of the fire click here and here. We will post more information as it becomes available.

Fire Truck Struck - Anne Arundel County MD

2/11/10 - Firefighters from Anne Arundel County MD 72 were struck early this morning on Rt 424. Apparently a drunk driver struck the Engine head on. Firefighters had to extricate the driver of the vehicle. Two firefighters were transported to the hospital along with the driver of the vehicle. The cause of the accident is under investigation. Listen to the fire ground audio here. Read the full story with photos here.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Manhattan Firefighter Mayday

2/10/10 - Manhattan Firefighters responded for a building fire this morning on Greenwich St & West 10th St. Squad 18 went on location and reported a 10-75 for a fire in a one story taxpayer. While operating at the fire part of the ceiling collapsed onto a member trapping him. A mayday was sounded and the FAST truck went in to rescue the firefighter. The fire eventually went to two alarms and was under control in about 50 min. Watch a news video of the fire here.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Chruch Fires - Texas

2/9/10 - Eastern Texas Firefighters responded for two more church fires last night in Smith-Van Zandt county areas. Command reported two working church fires. There have been numerous church fires intentionally set in the past couple of weeks. Listen to part of the first church fire audio here. Read more about this story here.

Monday, February 8, 2010

Fairfax County VA Firefighter Mayday

2/8/10 - Firefighters in Fairfax County VA responded for numerous calls reporting an apartment fire this evening on Hunt Club Circle. Engine 440 was on location with thick smoke showing from a three story garden apartment style apartment. While firefighters were operating on the third floor, a partial roof collapse knocked a firefighter off the balcony. The firefighter fell three stories to the ground where he transmitted a mayday stating he had fallen and his partner could possibly be trapped on the third floor. Firefighters entered the building and found and removed the firefighter. The fire went to two alarms as the fire burned through the roof. Listen to the audio here.

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Firefighter Mayday, Columbus OH

2/7/10 - Columbus OH firefighters responded for a house fire last night on Roberts St. After the fire was extinguished, the Lieutenant from Engine 16 went down from an apparent heart attack. A Firefighter Mayday was sounded for a firefighter down. Firefighters brought the Lieutenant out of the structure and started EMS. The officer is currently in the hospital. Listen to the audio here and read a story here and one with photos here.

Middletown CT Power Plant Explosion

2/7/10 - Firefighters in Middletown CT responded this morning for an explosion and fire at a the Kleen Energy natural gas and oil plant under construction on River Road. Command reported an explosion and fire with casualties. There are reports of fatalities and injured people. Listen to the audio which is in two parts here and here.



Chicago Firefighter Mayday

2/7/10 - Chicago Firefighters responded for an apartment fire last night on East 68th St. Engine 47 went on location with a fire. Battalion 18 requested a mayday response for a firefighter down. A 2-11 was struck to assist with the fire which was on the third floor of a three story. A total of three firefighters were injured. More information here and here.

Hanger Collapse Dulles Airport

2/7/10 - Dulles VA Airport Firefighters responded to hanger A for a collapse. Command reported a collapse of the hanger with four airplanes that were inside. There were not injuries. Listen the the audio here and here.

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Plane Crash - Boulder CO

2/6/10 - Firefighters in the Boulder CO area responded for the report of a midair collision between two aircraft this afternoon. Reports were of a plane striking another plane which was pulling a glider. Reports are of four people who were killed. Listen to the Fire audio here and the Police audio here. Read a full news report here.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Memphis TN Working Fire

2/4/10 - Memphis TN Firefighters responded for a building fire early this morning on Porter St. Engine 8 was on location with smoke from all sides of a vacant structure. Two firefighters were transported with injuries. Listen to the audio here.

Dallas TX Three Alarm Fire

2/4/10 - Dallas Firefighters responded for an apartment fire last night on Forest Lane. Command requested a third alarm for fire through the roof of an apartment building. Listen to the audio here and read the full story here.

Salina KS Firefighters Overcome by CO

2/4/10 - Emergency responders responded to a house on Fairdale last night for the male not responsive. The first two rescuers that went into the house were quickly overcome by CO and had to be rescued by other responder on scene. Both of those responders were admitted to the hospital. The hospital is reporting one fatality which is being reported as the civilian in the house. Listen to some of the audio here. Read a news story about the incident here.



Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Norfolk VA Second Alarm

2/3/10 - Norfolk VA firefighters responded late last night for a house fire on Warwick Ave. Engine 13 was on location with heavy fire from the first and second floor of a 2 1/2 story residential structure. Listen to the audio here.

DCFD Working Fire People Trapped

2/3/10 - District of Columbia Firefighters responded this morning for an apartment fire on Naylor Road SE. First in units reported nothing showing, but further reported a working fire. While doing a primary search, firefighters found and rescued three children. Listen to the fireground audio here.

Monday, February 1, 2010

Brooklyn Fatal Fire

2/1/10 - Brooklyn Firefighters responded for an apartment fire early this morning on East 102 St. Battalion 58 reported a 10-75 for a fire in an eight story. Battalion 58 further reported using all hands for a fire on the fifth floor of an eight story. Command further reported one 10-45 Code 1 (Civilian Fatality) The cause of the fire is under investigation. Listen to the audio here. Watch a video story here.

Chicago IL 4-11 Commercial Fire

2/1/10 - Chicago Firefighters responded for a fire early this morning on South Halsted. Battalion 4 reported a good fire going on the second floor of a restaurant. Listen to the audio here.

 

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Chicago IL 3-11 Church Fire

2/1/10 - Chicago IL firefighters responded late last night for a dumpster fire at a church on North Hiawatha Ave. Engine 79 reported two dumpsters on fire in the alley. Upon further investigation, they requested a full assignement for a fire in the church. The fire eventually went to a three alarm fire with numerous special units. Listen to the audio here.



Virginia Beach VA Working Fire

1/31/10 - Virginia Beach firefighters fought a house fire last night during a snow storm on Shea Cir. Command reported a working fire with fire though the roof of a two story. Listen to the audio here.



Working Fire Person Trapped, Lower Marion PA

1/31/10 - Firefighters responded Saturday afternoon for the report of a house fire on Ardmore Ave. Chief 25 went on location with smoke showing from the front door of a three story. Chief 25 further reported entrapment in the structure and requested help. Listen to the dramatic audio here and read a full story with photos here.

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Detroit MI Three Alarm Fire

1/30/10 - Detroit Firefighters responded last night to investigate a fire at the junkyard on Schaefer and Plymouth. Engine 53 went on location investigating, but further requested the box as they were stretching on a fire. Chief 2 went on location and reported a 75x300 commercial building on fire. Second and third alarms were quickly struck as firefighters experienced numerous dead hydrants and low water pressure. Command also requested a haz mat response for numerous explosions in the building. Listen to some of the fire audio here.

A side not, During the short piece of audio from the fire, Detroit firefighters were at the scene of a working fire and responded to two other working fires during this recording.

FDNY Fatal Three Alarm Fire

1/30/10 - Brooklyn Firefighters responded early this morning for the report of a building fire on 86th St. First in units reported fire showing from the second and third floors with people hanging out the windows. While firefighters were attacking the fire, a mayday was transmitted for a partial collapse of the first floor. All members were accounted for and an exterior attack was started. There has been reported up to five civilian fatalities at this time. The fire has been labeled suspicious. Listen to the audio here and watch a video story here.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Oklahoma City Three Alarm

1/28/10 - Oklahoma City firefighters responded for an apartment fire early this morning on North MacCarthur. First in units requested a three alarm for heavy fire in the attic of an apartment building. Listen to the audio here.

Salem OR Three Alarm Fire

1/28/10 - Salem OR firefighters responded for smoke in the area last night at the Fairview Training Center on Reed Rd SE. While responding, dispatch advised Engine 9 that a plane in the area reported a fire. Engine 9 went on location with a two story commercial building well involved with fire. They requested a full commercial second alarm. To listen to the audio click here. For a full story with videos click here.

Firehouse Fire Flanders NJ

1/28/10 - Firefighters in Flanders NJ responded for a fire alarm today at their firehouse on Main St. Command reported a working fire in the two story building. Apparently one of the ambulances caught on fire. Two firefighters were injured while fighting the blaze. To listen to the audio click here. For a complete story click here.

Chicago IL 3-11

1/28/10 - Chicago Firefighters responded for a fire early this morning on 47th and King Drive. Command reported a fire in a two story with businesses on the bottom and apartment on the top. The fire eventually went to three alarms and about four hours to bring under control. To listen to the fire audio click here, link has been fixed. For a full story with photos click here.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Firefighter Mayday, Randolph NJ

1/27/10 - Firefighters responded for a house fire this afternoon in Randolph NJ. Command reported a working fire in a 2 1/2. During the fire, a firefighter mayday was sounded for a firefighter in trouble. The firefighter was removed and went to the hospital with non life threatening injuries. For a full story with photos click here, the listen to the audio click here.

Buffalo NY Three Alarm Fire

Buffalo Firefighters responded for a house fire early this morning on Auburn Ave. Engine 37 went on location with heavy smoke in the area and looking for the fire. Command reported a large three story barn type structure going trhoughout. Command further reported the building was land locked with exposures on all four sides. A second and third alarm was struck in rapid sequence to fight the fire. Listen to the audio which is in two parts here and here.



Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Minnesota FF Struck on I-94

A Volunteer Firefighters with the Clearwater Fire Department was truck this morning while operating at a vehicle fire on I-94. The firefighter was air lifted to St. Cloud Hospital in critical condition, but was talking to his rescuers. His injuries included two broken legs. You can listen to the audio here and read a news story with photos of the victim here.

Firefighters Trapped Fairfax County VA

Farifax County VA firefighters responded for a house fire early this morning on Heming Ave. Command reported a working basement fire in a one story. While firefighters were in the basement, the first floor collapsed onto engine 422’s crew. The firefighters suffered only minor injuries. After the fire was extinguished, the bodies of two men were found inside the structure. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Listen to the fire ground audio here and watch the video below.


Tanker Fire

Melvile NY Firefighters responded for a tanker truck fire on the Long Island Expressway. Listen to the audio here and watch the video story below.

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Anne Arundel MD FF Mayday

January 10, 2010 - Firefighters in Anne Arundel County Maryland responded this afternoon for the report of a chimney fire on Little Rd. Medic Engine 9 went on location with a single family dwelling with heavy fire from side D. Reports from the scene are that after Firefighters made entry into the first floor, the floor gave way and the firefighters fell into the basement. There were at least three firefighters with non life threatening injuries. We will have more information as it becomes available. Listen to the audio here and here.

Working Fire People Trapped Schenectady NY

January 18, 2010 - Schenectady NY Firefighters responded this morning for an apartment fire on Strong St. Car 22 requested a second alarm and reported a working fire in a three story. Command further reported six people trapped on the third floor. Firefighters held the fire in check until the victims could be rescued by ground ladders. Firefighters were then ordered out of the structure as crews were experiencing water supply problems. Listen to the fireground audio here and watch a video story about the fire.









Cincinnati May Day

January 7, 2102 - Cincinnati OH firefighters responded for the report of a building fire on Glenway Ave. Firefighters from Station 24 arrived and reported smoke showing. While Firefighters were making a primary search, one of the firefighters fell down some stairs and had his SCBA mask torn off. His partner transmitted a mayday for a firefighter down. Listen to the Firegound audio from the mayday here and watch a video story about the fire below.