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Merriman honored as Firefighter of the Year

04/20/2014

A 42-year member of Greensburg Hose Co. No 8 was named Firefighter of the Year for 2013 during the company's annual banquet.

AGU: More, bigger wildfires burning western US, study shows

04/20/2014 India, April 19 -- The number of wildfires over 1,000 acres in size in the region stretching from Nebraska to California increased by a rate o...

Most companies have junior programs

04/20/2014 The public will have a chance to peek into the life of a volunteer firefighter next weekend during the Recruit New York open house event held ...

ARIZONA GAME AND FISH IMPLEMENTS FIRE RESTRICTIONS AT WILDLIFE AREAS

04/20/2014 The following information was released by the Arizona Game and Fish Department:State Forester issues fire restrictions on state-owned lands be...

New wildfire moving fast near Elgin; no structures threatened

04/20/2014

Lightning strikes ignited a fast-moving wildfire Saturday afternoon on ranch land near Elgin, about 55 miles southeast of Tucson.

ODNR CONTINUES COMMITMENT TO ASSISTING LOCAL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS

04/20/2014 The following information was released by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR):The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has ...

CALIFORNIA FEARS THE WORST FOR FIRE SEASON

04/20/2014

Blaze damages printing plant

04/20/2014 DURHAM - A printing press was heavily damaged early Friday when large rolls of paper caught fire at a business in southern Durham and forced a...

Fire and rain: Region girds for disasters

04/19/2014 Wildfire ravaged the mountains west of Colorado Springs on a hot, dry day in June 2012 after smoke billowed out of Waldo Canyon. Two lives, 34...

Washington: Texas Town Honors 15 Killed in Year-Ago Explosion

04/19/2014 Emergency Medical Services has issued the following news release:Rev. Terry McElrath heard the deafening boom. The pastor spun around and saw...

STATE FORESTER ISSUES FIRE RESTRICTIONS ON STATE-OWNED LANDS OUTSIDE INCORPORATED MUNICIPALITIES EFFECTIVE APRIL 18, 2014

04/19/2014 The following information was released by the Arizona State Parks:Due to the increased risk of wildfire in the State of Arizona, State Foreste...

Trenton Firefighters Gather to Thank Smith for Grants that Protected Jobs

04/19/2014 Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J. (4th CD), issued the following news release:A throng of firefighters gathered at the Hamilton Elks Lodge on Kuser Roa...

CONTROLLED BURN ON STATE GAME LANDS 176 PLANNED FOR MONDAY WEATHER CONDITIONS APPEAR FAVORABLE

04/19/2014 The following information was released by the Pennsylvania Game Commission:The Pennsylvania Game Commission says it's likely a controlled burn...

Maryland: Draw for Sight Bicycle Poker Run Ride

04/19/2014 Kent County Office of Tourism Development, The State of Maryland has issued the following event detail: Draw for Sight Bicycle Poker Run Ride...

3 small Molokai brush fires may have been intentionally set

04/19/2014 Police are investigating three small Molokai brush fires that may have been intentionally set, the Maui Fire Department said.Firefighters were...

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