The bodies of two U.S. firefighters killed battling Australian blazes were sent home on Wednesday in emotional ceremonies attended by officials and relatives.
PORTERVILLE, California (KGPE/KSEE) — The Porterville Fire Department released the name of the firefighter killed in the Porterville library fire Tuesday. Tuesday’s blaze started shortly after 4 p.m. at the intersection of Thurman and Main Street. The man killed has been identified as Fire Capt. Raymond Figueroa, 35. He started with the department in 2017. Related [
The group had worked with the Victoria Rural Fire Service to fight Australia’s devastating blazes.
Twenty firefighters from California have returned to the United States after spending nearly a month battling wildfires in Australia
LOS ANGELES (AP) " As the wildland firefighters, fresh off a long flight from Australia, strode into a Los Angeles fire station Wednesday morning, Marvin Schober got his GoPro camera ready.Schober wanted to capture his 41-year-old brother's face as he realized his family was there to surprise him after nearly a month battling unprecedented fires half a world away.'Those guys are superheroes,' Schober said.His brother, Capt. Leonard Dimaculangan, was part of a crew of 20 [
U.S. and Afghan forces came under attack in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said in Kabul as they launched investigations into whether the attackers were Afghan service members or wearing Afghan uniforms, what is known as an "insider attack."
One firefighter was killed and another missing Tuesday evening after a fire broke out at a library in Porterville, Calif., north of Bakersfield.
One firefighter has died and another is missing after crews respond to the Porterville library fire
Guardian Australia photographer Mike Bowers and reporter Christopher Knaus joined the Cowie family defending their property about 100km from Canberra Continue reading
Volunteer U.S. firefighters and their compatriots from around the world have been publicly thanked by Australia for their help over the past four months, courtesy of a billboard and video display in New York's Times Square.
DAMASCUS (AP) — A Syrian was killed and another was wounded in a rare clash Wednesday between American troops and a group of government supporters who tried to block a U.S. convoy driving through a village in northeastern Syria, state media and activists reported. The state-run media said the killed
The two officers were part of a group of U.S. personnel from the 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group and members of the allied Afghan Special Operations Forces.