Ivan Flanscha, 50, and Zachary Anthony, 29, died Thursday after a section of four-story building that once housed a piano factory collapsed. A fire official described him as a "fun-loving guy", and added "he was awesome".
Prior to Thursday, the US Fire Administration had reported a total of 13 on-duty firefighter deaths nationwide this year. Assistant Chief Greg Altland and firefighter Eric Swanson were also injured in the wall collapse, but are expected to recover. However, the mayor informed everyone to keep an eye on the social media pages of the fire department for further updates.
Thousands Rally In Downtown Eugene To Protest Gun Violence
In Scotland, some relatives of those killed in a school shooting in the town of Dunblane in 1996 attended a protest in Edinburgh. The crowd roared with approval as she laid down the students' central demand: a ban on "weapons of war" for all but warriors.
India condemns 'barbaric' terrorist attack in Kabul
Nowruz, also known as Persian new year is a national holiday that marks the end of winter and the beginning of spring. Afghan firefighters clean up the site of a deadly suicide bombing near Kabul University, in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Just it's impossible at the moment. "I don't want to sit here and whine about my last couple of years", he added. However, Djokovic has not been able to emulate his arch-rivals on his return from a six-month injury layoff.
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Russian Federation has been waging an air campaign in Syria on behalf of President Bashar Assad's forces since 2015. TRT World's correspondent Caitlin McGee reports from Turkish border town of Kilis.
Meghan Markle has 'tamed' Prince Harry
With this trip, she's now been introduced to all major parts of the United Kingdom, including England, Scotland and Wales. Anyway, while the pair of them were in The Crown Liquor Saloon (a former gin palace), they had a quick bite to eat.
Govt verified facts about 39 Indians in Iraq
Of the 40 Indians, Harjit Masih from Gurdaspur had managed to escape and had claimed to have witnessed the massacre of the others. He added that he was brought back to India within weeks of the shootout, but was "released" by the government months later.
Syrian Army Makes Major Gains in Eastern Ghouta
The agreement will involve clearing a southern stretch of territory that includes the towns of Zamalka , Arbin and Ain Tarma . The United Nations estimates more than 50,000 people have left besieged areas of eastern Ghouta in the past nearly two weeks.