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10/21/2014 FULL TEXTFire Department, Belgrade Lakes fire station. 495-7739. 7 p.m.Selectmen, Town Office, 58 Washington Road. 549-7401. 6 p.m.ReadfieldFi...

Mystery Hero Rescues Man From Blazing Home


The scene was caught on camera by a passer-by, Beth Lederach, who called 911, the Fresno Bee reported.

East Dixfield firefighter faces arson charge

10/21/2014 WILTON -- An East Dixfield firefighter is charged with setting fire last week to the Countryfolk Music Theatre on Route 2, where he was a care...

Camp fire in Prentiss sends 9 to Lincoln hospital

10/21/2014 PRENTISS, Maine -- A late night fire on Saturday sent eight firefighters from Kingman and a Maine state trooper to Penobscot Valley Hospital i...

D.A. investigation clears firefighters

10/21/2014 An investigation by the Orange County District Attorney's Office has found that Garden Grove firefighters acted lawfully in subduing a combati...

Standpipes Demystified by the Experts at Fire Protection Group, Inc.; Various building codes require standpipes for fire safety; the supremely experienced team at FPG, Inc. can ensure they are properly installed and maintained

10/21/2014 The International Building Code, International Fire Code, and NFPA 101-Life Safety Code, require standpipe systems based on the use of the bui...

Wood chip truck topples in Wilton

10/21/2014 WILTON -- The driver of a tractor-trailer escaped with minor injuries Monday when the rig failed to negotiate a sharp corner on Route 156 and ...

Fire damages St. Charles manufacturing business


Fire did a minimum of $50,000 in damage to a manufacturing business in St. Charles early Saturday, fire officials said.

Industrial, home fires occurred in Orrville


ORRVILLE -- City firefighters responded to two fire calls Thursday, one at an industry and one at a private residence.

Alabama man charged after fire destroys home

10/21/2014 A south Alabama man is accused of domestic violence, animal cruelty and other charges after a fire destroyed his girlfriend's home and killed ...

Dad, son hurt in fire at Nevada timeshare resort

10/21/2014 MESQUITE, Nev. (AP) -- A fire official in says a 47-year-old man was found unconscious and his 8-year-old son was treated for smoke inhalation...

Fire damages St. Charles business


Fire did a minimum of $50,000 in damage to a manufacturing business in St. Charles early Saturday, fire officials said.

Emergency workers share plane crash lessons

10/21/2014 When Michael Marsh, a paramedic captain with American Medical Response in San Mateo County, got a pager alert of a plane crash at San Francisc...

California ISO: Challenging 2014 Summer but Reliability Held Firm; Drought, heat waves and fires make for busy grid operations, but reliability maintained

10/21/2014 The California Independent System Operator Corporation (ISO) grid operators managed reliable electricity delivery this summer through major wi...

Electrical short sparks Norway fire

10/21/2014 NORWAY -- Minimal damage was reported from a fire Monday morning in a clothes dryer of an Ashton Road home, fire Chief Dennis Yates said.Yates...