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13 min ago | This is Wiltshire

Froxfield furniture firm takes stock of fire damage

Six crews from Wiltshire and Royal Berkshire fire services were called to the warehouse on the A4 at 6.52pm with one crew staying until 9.38am today.

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4 hrs ago | Sheffield Star

Family escapes house fire after suspected arson attack in Mexborough

A family of five had to flee their burning home after arsonists are believed to have poured petrol through their letter box and set a fire.

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Related Topix: South Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Home Gardening, Home

8 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

Fire damages Ohio grain elevator; no injuries

A Hamilton County dispatcher says the fire at the Bunge North America facility in the village of Evendale was reported around 11:30 a.m. Friday.

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Related Topix: Hamilton County, OH, Evendale, OH

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Fire Rescue Magazine

Rescuer among Many Killed in Japan Landslides

Forecasts of more heavy rains in western Japan raised the risk Friday of further landslides in Hiroshima, hindering efforts to locate dozens of people still missing after hills around the city collapsed earlier this week.

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KAUZ

Firefighters still in hospital after ice stunt

A Wyoming police officer has pleaded not guilty to an animal cruelty charge that alleges a police dog died after he left it in a hot patrol car for several hours.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Associated Press, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

WHDH

Woman set reservation fire to give friends work

The U.S. Justice Department said Friday an Oregon woman pleaded guilty in May to starting a wildfire on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation last year because her firefighter friends were bored and needed work.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire

NBC Connecticut

Teen "Fire Challenge" Warning

Officials with the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety have issued a statewide emergency bulletin about a dangerous "fire challenge" teens are taking.

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Theboltonnews.co.uk

'Astley Bridge angels' who saved 91-year-old from fire hailed as heroes

A GROUP of teenagers who rescued a great-grandmother, aged91, from a house fire have been hailed as heroes by the fire service's top boss.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Greater Manchester County, England, Family, Teenagers

KSWO

Fire officials: Austin babysitter charged in arson

Austin authorities say a 57-year-old babysitter intentionally set a man's house on fire while watching his twin 5-year-old boys.

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KLAS-TV Las Vegas

His '90 murder rap tossed, man to be released

The streets of Ferguson have been peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions have been subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted for several nights after a white police officer fatally... The streets of Ferguson have been peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions have been subsiding in the St. Louis suburb ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Prison, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Wildfire burning northeast of Bakersfield nearly half...

Wildfire burning northeast of Bakersfield nearly half contained Crews continue to build containment lines around a wildfire burning in steep terrain northeast of Bakersfield, California.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Bakersfield, CA, Kern County, CA, Lake Isabella, CA

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Firefighters hurt during Ice Bucket Challenge

An ALS Ice Bucket Challenge went terribly wrong in Campbellsville, Kentucky, when four firefighters were seriously injured after participating in a group event, according to Campbellsville Police Chief Tim Hazlette.

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Related Topix: Campbellsville, KY, Campbellsville University, University of Louisville

Windsor Beacon

Family dog rescued, revived after house fire

An Indianapolis family was fortunate that they weren't in their house when a fire broke out this week in a bedroom.

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WISH-TV Indianapolis

Cause not found for blaze that killed firefighter

Investigators say a northern Indiana business where a firefighter was killed in a roof collapse was too badly damaged for them to determine what caused the blaze.

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Related Topix: New Carlisle, IN

CBS Local

Woman Delivers Infant Along I-66 in Arlington

Fire officials say a woman gave birth to a baby girl in a car along eastbound Interstate 66 in Arlington.

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Pacific Daily News

Fire destroys house: Dededo family believes brother started blaze

A Dededo family lost their home and everything in it yesterday following a fire that burned their container home to the ground.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Guardian-series.co.uk

'Lucky escape' as pregnant woman rescued from fire

Firefighters led a woman to safety from the back garden and rescued a man and pregnant woman by ladder from the first floor flat.

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CBS Local

4 Teen Boys Charged With Setting Fire At School

Prince George's County fire officials say four teenage boys have been charged with setting fire to a classroom trailer at an elementary school in Laurel.

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Related Topix: Laurel, MD

LongmontFYI

Colorado buys fire-spotting planes to battle fires

Colorado will begin a new strategy for fighting wildfires in the coming weeks, deploying aircraft designed to pinpoint the location of blazes quicker after the first sighting of smoke with the aim of beginning suppression efforts faster.

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Related Topix: Black Forest, CO, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, El Paso County, CO

News Observer

Man, grandson killed in Rocky Mount house fire

Spokeswoman Tameka Kenan-Norman said firefighters were dispatched to a single-story home shortly before 10 p.m. Monday night.

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