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  1. Don Waller: Washington should ban certain flame-retardant chemicals...Read the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Summer seems like a long time ago, but for many in Eastern Washington the summer of 2014 is one they won't soon forget. The fire-scarred landscape and property reduced to ashes are a reminder of what a destructive force fire can be.

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  2. Toledo Fire Department to barn fireRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Tama News-Herald

    Toledo Fire Department was sent to 2621 K Avenue about 12:30 a.m. Saturday Feb. 28. Tama County dispatch reported an officer on the scene said the structure was fully bengu7lfed.

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  3. Pets killed in Lilburn house fire among tens of thousands killed each yearRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    Gwinnett County firefighters are investigating a fire that damaged a home and left three pets dead and a mother and son without a home. Three pets were killed and a mother and son left without a home after a fire blazed through the home, leaving smoke and heat damage throughout Friday night in Lilburn.

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  4. Suspended fire chief offers his perspectiveRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Observer

    It has been over a year since my suspension and subsequent removal from the Fire Department of Westfield and it's about time that I share my side of the story that continues to plague the papers with half-truths, innuendos and misstatements. I would like to start off by saying that I had served the village in the Fire Department for over 15 years before any of this had happened.

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  5. Cassadaga Lakes site of cold water rescue drillRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Observer

    ... at the State Boat Launch off Dale Drive. The training and practice efforts were hosted by the Cassadaga Volunteer Fire Department. The outside temperature was a minus 16 degrees at the beginning and the temperature did increase to a minus 1 by 10 ...

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  6. County eyes communications grantRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Fulton County officials want to submit a $1.76 million grant application to the state to greatly enhance the system by which the county dispatches its first responders to emergencies. Final approval for submission of the grant - through the office of county Civil Defense-Fire Coordinator Steve Santa Maria - must be granted by the full Board of Supervisors on March 9. Santa Maria said the purpose of the grant is to facilitate development, consolidation and improve operation of public safety communication to support and enhance communications for first responses.

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  7. No easy feat for Alton Ellis - ... As he faced many hurdles in his -...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Gleaner

    As we come to the close of Reggae Month 2015, it is important that we remember the struggles and impediments that Alton Ellis encountered in his efforts to help establish the rocksteady and reggae genres at home and abroad. Ellis' struggles began shortly after he recorded his first record and first hit, titled Muriel , for producer, Clement 'Coxsone' Dodd in 1957.

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  8. Soups and SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    People packed into the bay of the Glen Volunteer Fire Department by the hundreds Saturday to wait for their turn to meet the young man whose appearance on the TV show "The Voice" have made him the talk of the area for more than a week. The Glen Reformed Church's fourth annual Soup Sampler fundraiser, which this year benefited the fire department, took place Saturday at the fire house on Auriesville Road with musical guest Sawyer Fredericks providing live entertainment.

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  9. EXCHANGE: Business partnerships help students into workforceRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Washington Times

    ... into full-time." Vinson, a student at El Paso-Gridley High School, now plans to go to Illinois Central College to study fire science, thanks to the Bloomington Area Career Center. Vinson is one of about 450 BACC students from 16 local high schools ...

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  10. Vintage Kingston: Red-hot debate on Tolworth Broadway speed limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This is Local London

    ... than a sad one and parents respond by reducing their speed." More than A 10,000 of damage was caused by a late-night fire that gutted the press shop of Humphreys in Malden. Passengers on trains travelling almost directly above the blaze had a ...

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  11. Spring forest fire season starts todayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Logan Banner

    The West Virginia Division of Forestry reminds residents that the state's spring forest fire season starts March 1, 2015, and runs through May 31, 2015.

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  12. Chimney fire extinguished in BrewsterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cape Cod Times

    Firefighters extinguished a chimney fire early Saturday at a house on Red Fawn Road.

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  13. Woman Suffers Burns in Dix Hills House FireRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Dix Hills Fire Department volunteers responded to the fire at Seaman Neck Road at 6:08 a.m. The three residents of the home were safely evacuated prior to the arrival of Dix Hills firefighters. Battling sub-freezing temperatures and slick ice, firefighters were faced with a heavy fire on the first floor.

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  14. Your Turn: March 1Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com

    ... save the city some much-needed money. So are we to believe her now because of the perception she has created that the Fire Department and Police department are bankrupting the city? Perhaps the Express-News staff should be a little more persistent ...

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  15. VIDEO: Fire near 'It's a Small World' at Disneyland extinguished quicklyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Wave

    The fire began around 9:20 p.m. on a tree near the "It's a Small World" attraction, said Disney spokeswoman Suzi Brown. It was extinguished about half an hour later, Brown said.

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  16. Hoping my friend Ben can continue his storytellingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Murfreesboro Post

    ... in Murfreesboro in the hospice section. He still likes to tell stories. Ben said, "Back in the days when horses pulled fire engines, the fire department was summoned. The horses pulled the fire wagon as fast as they could. "When the crew got there, ...

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  17. Water kick starts SOSRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Messenger

    ... extreme frustration when, in spite of their best efforts, bad things still happen - such as the recent three-fatality fire in Fort Dodge. Jim Batcheller, of Fort Dodge, who served in the U.S. Navy from 1969 to 1973, got to help with the most recent ...

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  18. Door-to-door volunteers install smoke alarms at CBRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... of those were living in the Sands 4 condo in Carolina Beach. "Two of my first friends and close friends died in that fire," recalled local American Red Cross volunteer, Steve DuPre. DuPre lived across from the Sands 4 for three years. However, ...

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  19. Fire in Araneta Avenue under control after 35 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    After 35 hours, the fire that hit the seven-storey Gateway 2000 building in Araneta Avenue, Quezon City was finally declared under control as of 11 a.m. Sunday Goods located on its fourth and sixth floors were left to burn because the fire continued to spread despite efforts to counter it. According to Quezon City Fire Marshall Superintendent Jesus Fernandez, firemen were also not allowed to go up the floors because of the possibility of the structure becoming unstable.

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  20. Volunteer firefighting in Coopersburg is a long family traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    ... 24, 2015. (DONNA FISHER / THE MORNING CALL) His father, Dan, held a variety of leadership positions in the Coopersburg Fire Company, including chief. Dan and his wife worked different shifts, so when the siren or pager went off and his wife wasn't ...

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