The station attack at Cassino: 1, 19 Regiment Battle HQ; 2, The crossroads; 3, 4, Beswick's tanks, knocked out and set on fire; 5, Hubbard's tank, overturned off road; 6, Milne's tank, disabled but fighting
Armoured assistance for the infantry in Cassino on the 16th was restricted, like so much else, by the difficulties of ingress. It was only through pluck and persistence that a...
128 Lancasters of No 3 Group to the new target of Koblenz, making a night G-H attack. 2 Lancasters lost. This was a successful raid with most of the damage being caused by a large area of fire in the centre of the town. The British Bombing Survey Unit later estimated that 303 acres, 58 per cent of the town's built-up area, were destroyed.
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CDF, or CAL FIRE) is the State of California's agency responsible for fire protection in State Responsibility Areas of California as well as the administration of the state's private and public forests. It is often referred to as The California Department of Forestry, which was the name of the department before the 1990s. In the 1970s a...
The drama began shortly before 2pm on Sunday on a remote industrial estate. Members of the family-run company fled after discovering a fire had broken out. At first, 10 fire engines and crews were dispatched, but more officers were called in as the scale of the blaze became apparent. The biggest explosion, which residents compared to a bomb going off, was at about 3pm. The explosions at the de...
The Hans Egede was a wooden, auxiliary 3-masted ship, built in 1922 by J. Th. Jorgensen at Thuro, Denmark. It was reported damaged by fire on 21 August 1955. and towed to Dover where the fire was extinguished. In 1957 she passed into the ownership of the Atlas Diesel Co. and was towed out of Dover by the tug Westercock. She then spent some years in the Medway as a coal and/or grain hulk. She wa...
Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service provides cover 24 hours a day, 365 days a year from 20 fire stations across the county, stretching from Slough and Langley in the east to Lambourn and Newbury in the west.
We fight fire with ten Lockheed P2V aircraft rebuilt and fitted with a maximum fire retardant capacity of 2,700 gallons with six door retardant dispensing tanks. Our impeccably maintained aircraft allows our customers to have a useful firefighting tool while we transition into a modern platform for the future.
The highlight is the SAR 71 of the German Federal Armed Forces well-known from a German TV serial
Fire-brigade and emergency services in Hamburg
Voluntarily Fire-brigade = Marked with FF
Fire station and rescue guard = Marked with FuRW
Special-purpose forces = Marked with RW
Artist Blue Sky's "Busted Plug Plaza," with its enormous leaning fire hydrant fountain, was officially unveiled to the city of Columbia on February 18, 2001. The fire hydrant is 39 ft. tall, a nearly five ton steel sculpture set in a concrete base.
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