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.