Published: Sat, April 14, 2018
Worldwide | By Gretchen Simon

Firefighters battle fire in apartment connected to Branson West business

Firefighters battle fire in apartment connected to Branson West business

"He was the best cousin I could ever have", Smith said.

"They (the residents) had defrosted the freezer and went to get it going again, but (the compressor) kept clicking on and off", said Heigh. "We hope that when they turn 18, they will love it and become volunteers or even pursue firefighting as a career".

"This class was probably one of the physically strongest classes that we've had, we put them through a lot of very physical training", says Langlois.

The state fire marshal's is investigating to determine what caused the fire.

The home's ceiling caved in on the firefighter, injuring his head.

Damaging winds, flooding rains, tornadoes possible Saturday
There's a chance of for a wintry mix or light snow Saturday night into Sunday morning, but little to no accumulation is expected. By late morning into the early afternoon, stronger storms may develop closer to the Metroplex as the dry line approaches.

The blaze in the 6700 block of Goodwin Street erupted about 9 a.m., according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.

Deputies say two firefighters were attacked Wednesday evening after a man set his home on fire and climbed onto the roof of the burning building.

The Wexford County undersheriff has confirmed one person did die in the fire.

A single-story home in Margate was seriously damaged by a fire Thursday afternoon. Another was taken by ambulance. At this time the cats are reported to have recovered from this event. Wilson said he doubted much would be saved because of the water used to fight the fire.

Drivers were asked to avoid the area.

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