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January 18, 2016

Weekend house fires kills 4

An early morning house fire tragically killed a mother and three children in Boone county on Sunday. Reports say when firefighters arrived about 1 a.m., the […]
January 11, 2016

Weekend fires shake up communities

Firefighter injured in house fire Early Sunday morning, a West Des Moines neighborhood was woken up by a house fire that destroyed the home. • A […]
December 8, 2015

Nearly 300 traffic fatalities in Iowa

Nearly 300 traffic fatalities in Iowa so far The Iowa DOT has reported 297 fatalities in Iowa, so far this year. This is a 5 percent […]
May 15, 2015

In The News – May 15

Nationwide Train Derailment At least seven people were killed and more than 200 people hurt after an Amtrak train derailed and rolled onto its side in […]
February 17, 2015

Around Iowa: February 17

West Des Moines authorities were called to a major storage unit fire in the early hours of Tuesday morning. When crews arrived on the scene shortly […]
December 19, 2014

Beattie Law Firm: Headlines Around Iowa

Winter can be a dangerous time of year, as the days grow shorter and temperatures continue to drop. Unfortunately, this past week did not go without […]
November 12, 2014

Fire Destroys Business In Des Moines

A Code Red was issued after dangerous black smoke stretched for miles, warning people nearby to leave or take shelter inside, after a Des Moines business […]
March 31, 2014

Historic Downtown Des Moines Building Burns Down

Early Saturday morning, the historic Younkers building in downtown Des Moines erupted into a fiery blaze for more than 4.5 hours, damaging the entire structure of […]
January 13, 2014

Install Detectors in Your Home for Peace of Mind

Smoke detectors are the first line of defense when a fire occurs in your home, and having one installed properly in your home may reduce a […]
December 12, 2013

Des Moines Area Firefighters Respond to 16th Fire this Week

Traffic was halted this morning in Des Moines when firefighters doused a blazing fire at a home. The fire department stated it’s the 16th fire they have […]
February 14, 2013

Valentine’s Day Safety

Valentine’s Day is a day of “I love you” – flowers, chocolates, and dinner; and is not associated with safety risks. Many Valentine’s Day traditions; however, […]