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  • Crews respond to intense vehicle fire inside a building in Virginia
    VIDEO: Fire crews responded to an intense vehicle fire located in a building in Tappahannock. At 6:38 p.m., the Tappahannock-Essex Volunteer Fire Department responded to the report of a vehicle fire inside the old Tappahannock Ford building located on Church Lane near Hoskins Creek. During the attack, crews say several large explosions occurred, sending debris hundreds of feet away and was heard over five miles away.
    - PUB DATE: 7/7/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WWBT-TV NBC 12 Richmond
  • Four firefighters hurt, one seriously, battling Indiana house fire
    PHOTOS: Extreme midday heat made work very difficult for Indianapolis firefighters as they battled a house fire on the city's southeast side. One firefighter was seriously injured. According to Indianapolis Fire Department Public Information Officer Rita Reith, thick black smoke from the fire at the house on Timberfield Lane could be seen one mile away.
    - PUB DATE: 7/7/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WRTV ABC 6 Indianapolis
  • NFPA Report: Firefighter Fatalities in the US—2019
    Each year, NFPA collects data on all the firefighter fatalities in the US that resulted from injuries or illnesses that occurred while the victims were on-duty. The term on duty refers to: Being at the scene of an alarm, whether it is a fire or non-fire incident (including EMS calls). Responding to or returning from an alarm.
    - PUB DATE: 7/7/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE:
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