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4 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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My FOX Chicago

Man found dead in NW Indiana campground's lake

Authorities say a 52-year-old man was found dead in a northwestern Indiana campground's lake after apparently going for a swim.

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Lansing State Journal

Michigan DNR assists Western firefighting teams

TONIGHT'S MUST-SEE: 'So You Think You Can Dance' or 'America's Got Talent' , 8-10 p.m. A 20-member crew with firefighter training was sent to Medford, Oregon, and joined a force battling a 20-acre fire in rugged terrain.

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Related Topix: Medford, OR

Evening Sun

China's latest bus fire kills 1, injures 19

A public bus in eastern China caught fire Wednesday in what was likely arson, killing one person and injuring 19 others, a local state-run newspaper reported.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Some evacuees of Yosemite-area fire can go home

Firefighters gained ground Tuesday on a blaze in the foothills near Yosemite National Park, allowing some of the 1,000 people who fled the flames to return to their homes.

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Related Topix: Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA, Madera County, CA

Vallejo Times-Herald

Marin County: Pilot killed in plane crash that ignites 40-acre grass fire

The pilot of a single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza was killed after crashing near Hicks Valley, sparking a 40-acre grass fire reported early Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Marin County, CA, Air Accidents, San Mateo County, CA, San Carlos, CA, Novato, CA

KTEN-TV Denison

Egyptian cease-fire efforts collapse

The National Guard has arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters have again clashed with police in the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Star Tribune

Reports: Italian military jets collide while training in Italy; crash sets fire to wooded area

Italian news reports say two Italian Tornado fighter jets have collided over eastern Italy during a training mission and crashed into a wooded area that caught fire.

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KFVS12

Israel launches airstrikes after Gaza rocket fire

Authorities have sent evacuation orders to some 13,000 phone numbers as a wildfire bears down on a foothill community near Yosemite National Park in Central California.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

KABC-AM Los Angeles

California Wildfire Prompts Evacuation of Over 3,000 Residents

A wildfire north of Fresno, California has burned 600 acres and prompted the evacuation of at least 13,000 people on Monday.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fresno, CA, Madera County, CA

NewsOK.com

Fire officials: Texas man killed by sand bag

Fire officials say a man has died after a 3,500-pound bag of sand fell on him at a San Antonio warehouse.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Evening Sun

California brush fire spurs 1,500-plus evacuations

One of several wildfires burning across California prompted widespread evacuations Monday in a central California foothill community near Yosemite National Park, authorities said.

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Related Topix: California, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

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