Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Trend Results : Fire Extinguisher

Blog Post Results (1-20 of 1191)


Should the Minnesota Vikings Be Concerned with LT Matt Kalil?

A few poor plays from Minnesota Vikings left tackle Matt Kalil this preseason has some sounding the alarms and others attempting to extinguish the fire of criticism. The reality of the situation likely falls somewhere in between theShow More Summary

Fantastically Wrong: The Legend of the Homicidal Fire-Proof Salamander

In the first century AD, Roman naturalist Pliny the Elder threw a salamander into a fire. He wanted to see if it could indeed not only survive the flames, but extinguish them, as Aristotle had claimed such creatures could. But the salamander didn’t … uh … make it. [HTML1] Yet that didn’t stop the legend […]

Fire Marshal Takes Down Man Shooting at Firefighters

While fire fighters were attempting to extinguish the fire, Kenny Wayne Davlin, 39, of Kilgore, was allegedly walking in the middle of the street while holding a hand gun behind his back.

Naked Portland woman climbs flagpole, wraps herself in flag: cops

Police said that while the unidentified 34-year-old was holding a fire extinguisher and a lighter, she had nothing to do with a building fire a few blocks away. She may have been high on stimulants when she scaled the pole.

Fire Destroys Building On Margate Terrace

Fire engulfs the back porches of 919-23 W. Margate Terrace A fire ripped through 919-23 W. Margate Terrace shortly around 4am this morning. Firefighters were on the scene immediately and the fire was extinguished. A neighbor sends in...Show More Summary

Nursing home foyer fire

Firefighters extinguished a small fire earlier tonight at a northside nursing home. ACT Fire & Rescue responded to the incident at the Bupa Aged Care facility in Bindel Street Aranda just before 6 o’clock. Fire crews arrived to find a lounge chair fire in the foyer alight causing the area to fill with smoke. Firefighters quickly extinguished [...]

Fire extinguished in switchboard at Belconnen High School

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Firefighters have extinguished a fire from an electrical switchboard at the Belconnen High School, Murranji Street, Hawker. ACT Fire & Rescue has evacuated approximately 450 staff and students as a precaution. Crews are currently clearing smoke from the area and conducting ventilation operations before allowing staff and students to return to the area. Three fire pumpers are on [...]

VIDEO: Calif. cop shoots bean bag at barking dog

2 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Authorities say two dogs were out of control and a threat to children when So. Calif.police used a bean-bag gun and a fire extinguisher on them; witnesses give a different account

Cops: "Ninja" Volunteer Firefighter Started Fires in Vacant Homes

A teenage volunteer firefighter in the Philadelphia suburbs has been arrested on charges that he and another teen set fire to vacant homes so that his fire department would be called to extinguish the blazes. A crime so dumb only a Philly boy could think it up. Read more...

Cut Colts RB Stokes Flames of Resentment on Twitter

Don't play with fire. And if you want to make the Indianapolis Colts roster, don't play with fire extinguishers. The Indianapolis Colts defeated the New York Jets 13-10 in a Thursday night preseason game. Daniel "Boom" Herron's contributions...Show More Summary

Did the Colts cut Chris Rainey because of a fire extinguisher?

Chris Rainey might have let out the reason the Colts cut him last month.

Chris Rainey: Waived For "Horsing Around With The Fire Extinguisher"

3 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

Former Colts running back Chris Rainey was mysteriously waived by the team on July 28th for "violating a team rule." No other reason was given, but while live-tweeting his former team's first preseason game against the Jets tonight,Show More Summary

Was Chris Rainey cut for playing with a fire extinguisher?

Chris Rainey's release was mysterious, but he may have revealed the reason on Thursday night. Chris Rainey was prepped to compete for a big role with the Indianapolis Colts in 2014 before he was surprisingly released at the end of July. Show More Summary

Northwest Territories on fire and smoke drifts over Labrador Sea

The fires on the shores of the Great Slave Lake in the Northwest Territories in Canada do not seem in any hurry to be extinguished. In this natural-color satellite image which was collected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard the Aqua satellite on July 29, 2014 dozens of fires and copious amounts of smoke are evident. Show More Summary

Fire extinguished in roof of Curtin home

3 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a fire in a roof at a residence on Martin Street, Curtin. Firefighters are currently investigating the roof of the four-bedroom house to ensure no further fire spread. Damage is minimal. Three fire pumpers are on scene, the Breathing Apparatus Van, the Hazardous Materials Unit and two Commanders. ACT Ambulance Service intensive care [...]

Mulch fire at Oaks Estate

last monthAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACT Fire & Rescue is currently working to extinguish a mulch fire near Mountain Road and Nimrod Road, Oaks Estate. No structures are at risk and the size of the mulch fire is approximately 20 metres x 20 metres. Firefighters are using Compressed Air Foam System (CAFS) tankers to extinguish the much fire as well as earthmoving [...]

Belconnen apartment fire extinguished

last monthAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a fire in an apartment on Cabena Court, Belconnen. Fire damage to one room on the first floor unit and smoke and heat damage to the apartment. Two fire pumpers on scene along with the Breathing Apparatus Van, Hazardous Material Unit and one Commander. Multiple Emergency Triple Zero (000) calls were received [...]

House fire in Ainslie

last monthAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACT Fire & Rescue are working to extinguish a house fire in Hawdon Street, Ainslie. Three fire pumpers, the Breathing Apparatus Support Van and one commander are on scene. (ESA Media Release)

The Strain Recap: Eunuch Games

When Eph leans over Capt. Redfern’s incubator and assures his team their highest priority is saving the man’s life, he probably didn’t count on bashing the poor guy’s head in with a fire extinguisher minutes later. But this is the new world we live in now, or at least the... More »

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC