Two firefighters are shot, one fatally and the other is in critical condition, during a welfare check in Temple Hills, Maryland.
TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (AP) — As police worked Saturday to determine why a person opened fire on firefighters who were responding to a call for help at a home in a Maryland suburb of Washington, the shooter was released from…
Wildfires in central Portugal kill at least 24 people and several firefighters are among 20 injured. The death toll so far is the largest due to a wildfire in Portugal since 1966. Context: firefighter
Residents return to Fort McMurray for the first time since May 1. A couple thousand firefighters, from as far away as South Africa, continue to battle the 5,800 square kilometer (3,603 square mile) Canadian blaze that has crossed the Alberta border into Saskatchewan. Context: firefighter
Asiana Airlines Flight 214:A graphic video showing the death of a 16-year-old Chinese girl is released after firefighters ran her over in the wake of the plane crash. Context: firefighter
Four firemen are killed and five others injured fighting a fire in Houston, Texas, U.S. Context: firefighter
A man who took four firefighters hostage in Suwanee, Georgia, United States, is killed in a gun battle with police. Context: firefighter
Six firefighters die and two are injured fighting a fire in China's Zhejiang Province. Context: firefighter
A fire in the former Deutsche Bank Building near New York's Ground Zero kills two firefighters. Context: firefighter
Nine firefighters are killed in a collapse at a furniture warehouse blaze in Charleston, South Carolina, the largest loss of firefighters in the United States in one incident since the collapse of the World Trade Center in 2001. Context: firefighter
Fourteen Spanish Firefighters have died while attempting to battle a forest fire in the central province of Guadalajara. Context: firefighter
U.S. firefighter Donald Herbert, blind and virtually silent due to brain injury since 1995, recovers unexpectedly, regaining the powers of speech. Context: firefighter
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