Saturday, August 30 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-08-30 18:21:46 GMT
The Middletown Firefighters union IAFF Local 336 decided to reject the City of Middletown's tentative agreement that would have saved the department nearly a dozen jobs. According to IAAF Local 336,Full Story >
The Middletown Firefighters union IAFF Local 336 decided to reject the City of Middletown's tentative agreement that would have saved the department nearly a dozen jobs.Full Story >
Saturday, August 30 2014 2:10 PM EDT2014-08-30 18:10:21 GMT
Iraqi officials say a suicide car bomb attack on an army checkpoint has killed nine people, including four soldiers, south of Baghdad.Full Story >
The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the U.S. if there is not a strong international response to terrorism after the Islamic State group seized a wide territory across Iraq and Syria.Full Story >
Saturday, August 30 2014 2:01 PM EDT2014-08-30 18:01:24 GMT
An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years for Gaza's battered and neglected housing stock to be rebuilt following the war between Hamas and Israel.Full Story >
An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years under current levels of restrictions to rebuild the Gaza Strip's battered and neglected housing stock...Full Story >
Saturday, August 30 2014 1:16 PM EDT2014-08-30 17:16:15 GMT
Where's the best place to watch the Cincinnati Bell/WEBN Fireworks? We asked FOX19 NOW viewers to vote on where to find the best seat in town!Full Story >
Where's the best place to watch the Cincinnati Bell/WEBN Fireworks? We asked FOX19 NOW viewers to vote on where to find the best seat in town! Full Story >
COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) -
Emergency crews say that one dog perished in a Colerain
Township house fire on Monday afternoon. However, despite the family's
loss, emergency crews were able to pull some family memories from the blaze.
Within minutes, a home at the 3800 block of Woodsong Drive in
Colerain Township went up in flames. A fire believed to have started in the basement near an electrical panel quickly spread
to all three floors.
turned the corner, we saw the smoke and we knew we had a little bit of work to
do today," said Captain Mark Thurman with the Springfield Township Fire Department.
Angus who owns the home said there isn't much left of his childhood home but
one particular piece of family history miraculously survived.
had my father's flag. He was a paratrooper with the screaming eagles and I had
some of his military stuff and his flag," said Angus.
I saw that, it reminded me of my father who served in WWII. I remember my flag
at my mom's house and my nephew who passed away, his flag that my sister has and I knew it was
important. So that is why I grabbed it," said Captain Thurman.
Thurman handed off that flag to another firefighter who gave it to Angus'
mother while she watched smoke pouring from her home. It's just one of a few pieces they managed to
save. Angus says the loss is still devastating but what Captain Thurman
saved is what really matters.
means the world to me. The rest of it can be replaced," said Angus.
are some things that can't be replaced and that can't be replaced," said
says the home is more than likely a total loss and they will have to demolish
it. A family dog also passed away in the fire. He said there was a second flag inside. His grandfather
served in WWI. He found that flag Tuesday morning and thankfully, it too is
Thurman says it is common for firefighters to keep an eye out for personal
property while putting out house fire. As soon as they determine no lives are
in peril, their next focus is to save property.
Saturday, August 30 2014 9:01 AM EDT2014-08-30 13:01:41 GMT
Five families have been displaced after a three-alarm fire in Walnut Hills Friday afternoon. Officials say the fire started around 3:30 p.m. Friday in the 2600 block of May Street. Firefighters respondedFull Story >
Five families have been displaced after a three-alarm fire in Walnut Hills Friday afternoon.Full Story >