Off-duty Orlando firefighter honored after saving deputy from burning patrol car: ‘Heroic actions’

An off-duty Orlando firefighter was in the right place at the right time Saturday morning after witnessing a fiery collision involving a sheriff’s deputy. The Orlando Fire Department said Lt. Ben Wootson was taking his son to a soccer game when he saw a Seminole County Sheriff’s Office vehicle crash into an overpass bridge. The … Read more

Chicago firefighter loses entire family in house fire

Fire erupts in Yonkers apartment building, killing at least 1

The wife and children of a Chicago firefighter died this week from injuries they sustained during a house fire Tuesday. Summer Day-Stewart, 36, died at 7:30 p.m on Thursday, following her 7-year-old son Ezra who died Wednesday. She was the wife of local firefighter Walter Stewart. Day-Stewart and all three of her children suffered from … Read more