Fire safety for National Preparedness Month

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — September is National Preparedness Month. The U.S. Fire Administration is reminding everyone to be prepared and protect their homes from potential fire disasters. Free car seat inspections in Schenectady, Rensselaer, Columbia and Albany counties The administration says that fire is dark, not bright. Its hot, toxic fumes and black smoke move … Read more

Mystery in the Mountains: Marion Collins died in a house fire. Was it arson?

In the early hours of August 29, 2020, a house fire in the Clinton County town of Black Brook killed 87-year-old Marion Collins. One year later, New York State Police are still figuring out how Collins’ home, which was destroyed, went up in flames. Troop B New York State Police Public Information Officer, Jennifer Fleishman, … Read more

Photos: Wildfires rage across the West amid another heat wave, drought

LOS ANGELES (NewsNation Now) — Firefighters were working in extreme temperatures across the West and struggling to contain wildfires, the largest burning in California and Oregon, as heat wave baked the region. The largest wildfire of the year in California — the Beckwourth Complex — was raging along the Nevada state line and has burned more … Read more

Rotterdam firefighters tackle morning rubbish fire

ROTTERDAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Members of Rotterdam Fire District Monday morning responded to a rubbish fire at the old Whispering Pines golf course located off of Helderberg Avenue. Albany police knockdown early morning fire on Independence Day Fire officials say the blaze was found far off the beaten path a bit which required them to … Read more

Albany firefighters knockdown early morning fire on Independence Day

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Early Sunday morning, the C Platoon of the Albany Fire Department responded to the scene of a house fire on Olive Tree Lane, off of upper New Scotland Avenue. The arriving fire crew encountered a “well-advanced” structure fire, with flames visible through the roof of the single-family home from the street. … Read more

Saturday vehicle fire in Pittstown closes Route 7

PITTSTOWN, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Several fire crews responded to the dramatic scene of a vehicle fire caused by a traffic accident on Saturday night. Hero neighbor to the rescue after mother threw herself and 2 children from Brooklyn apartment window Pittstown Fire Rescue responded to the scene on State Route 7 after 10 p.m. with … Read more

WATCH: Pictures and video from house explosion in Berne

BERNE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – As police continue to investigate the explosion in East Berne that killed two people, NEWS10 is getting a look at some of the destruction left behind. Above is a video from a drone showing an infrared view of the fire as crews worked to put it out. Clinton County woman arrested … Read more

Child dead, 8 hospitalized, officers injured at house fire in Rochester

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A child has died and eight others, including six other children, were hospitalized after a house fire in the area of Campbell and Hague Streets in Rochester Monday. Around 9:45 a.m. the Rochester Fire Department responded to Hague Street for the report of a house fire and upon arrival found a … Read more

Fire crews battle wildfire in Elmira Heights

ELMIRA HEIGHTS, N.Y. (WETM) — Fire departments across the Southern Tier responded to a major wildfire in Elmira Heights Thursday, where smoke could be seen for miles. Longtime Lake George firefighter gets fire truck farewell to new home Fire crews struggled to get to the scene of the blaze, located in a wooded area near … Read more