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Firefighters honored

01/22/2015 The life in prison sentence of Valentin Gaona in 2008 was a feat this year’s Corpus Christi Fire Prevention Officer of the Year said he ...

New England Lawmakers Call for Assessment of FairPoint Emergency Network Capabilities

01/22/2015 The office of Sen. Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt., issued the following news release:U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Be...

HOMESTEAD TEAMS-UP WITH LOCAL FIRE RESCUE FOR LIFE SAVING TRAINING

01/22/2015 The following information was released by the U.S. Air Force Reserve Command:by Senior Airman Jaimi L. Upthegrove482nd Fighter Wing Public Aff...

AUSTIN WATER TO CONDUCT PRESCRIBED BURN

01/21/2015 The following information was released by the City of Austin:Austin Water's Wildland Conservation Division will conduct a prescribed burn on j...

Tennessee: Spring Hill Fire Dept. Explorers program open house Tuesday, January 27

01/21/2015 City of Spring hill, The state of Tennessee has issued the following news release:Spring Hill Fire Dept. Explorers program open houseTuesday,...

Fire in village apartment building

01/21/2015 Village of Pewaukee - A fire destroyed a lower-unit apartment at 365 Park Hill Drive on Friday, Jan. 16, and forced the evacuation of 12 peopl...

Maquoketa firefighters respond to 29% more fire calls in 2014

01/21/2015

Maquoketa firefighters responded to 29 percent more fire calls in 2014 than the previous year, according to Fire Chief Mark Beck.

Municipal retirees' insurance cost taxpayers $16.5 million last year Municipal retirees' insurance cost taxpayers $16.5 million last year Watchdog: Experts say towns should save now for later pension obligations Watchdog: Experts say towns should save now for later pension obligations

01/21/2015 More than 2,100 former employees in 57 suburbs cost taxpayers almost $16.5 million in health insurance costs last year.Experts expect that fig...

Downtown Rockland fire ruled accidental

01/21/2015 ROCKLAND, Maine -- A fire that damaged one apartment and a business in the historic downtown Thorndike Building on Monday evening was accident...

PEAT FIRE EMISSIONS MAY SHED LIGHT ON CLIMATE CHANGE NASA GRANT TO FUND STUDY OF HOW CARBON-CONTAINING AEROSOLS AFFECT ENVIRONMENT

01/21/2015 The following information was released by Washington University in St. Louis:Wildfires, which send hot flames and smoke high into the air, cre...

Attic fire damages Lombard home

01/21/2015 An attic fire Monday afternoon caused more than $50,000 damage to a Lombard home, officials said Tuesday.Firefighters responded to a report of...

Fire displaces 16; building had no working smoke alarms, officials say

01/21/2015 At least 16 residents of a Cary apartment building are without a home after a fire on Saturday morning, but officials say they are lucky every...

Maquoketa firefighters respond to 29% more fire calls in 2014

01/21/2015

Maquoketa firefighters responded to 29 percent more fire calls in 2014 than the previous year, according to Fire Chief Mark Beck.

RED CROSS FANS OUT ACROSS U.S. TO TEACH FIRE SAFETY

01/21/2015 The following information was released by the American Red Cross:The American Red Cross Home Fire Preparedness Campaign aims to reduce the num...

POST WEDNESDAY 5:30 A.M. Appleton fire chief apologizes to board for ink cartridge tiff, will stay on

01/21/2015 APPLETON, Maine -- The town's longtime fire chief will stay on the job, two weeks after quitting when selectmen said they would not reimburse ...

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