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Access hampered search for victims ; The single stairway leading to the building's second and third floors posed a challenge to firefighters.

09/20/2014 Searching for victims of Thursday's fire in Biddeford was especially difficult because the apartment building had only one stairway leading to...

Arson arrest made as 10 wildfires scorch California; state emergency declared

09/20/2014 As 10 wildfires raged across California, authorities accused one man Thursday of having deliberately set one of the larger fires that was burn...

Arson suspect pleads not guilty in 76,376-acre California fire

09/20/2014

A man accused of deliberately setting a wildfire that has grown to 76,376 acres in Northern California pleaded not guilty on Friday.

Dog fire tragedy sparks shelter's new owner plea

09/20/2014 IN the wake of the devastating fire at Manchester Dogs' Home, a local animal shelter is urging dog lovers to think about adopting an animal.Th...

Gov. Hickenlooper Announces Statewide Grants to Reduce Wildfire Risk

09/20/2014 Gov. John Hickenlooper, D-Colo., issued the following news release:Gov. John Hickenlooper announced today $3.7 million in grants to reduce wil...

Arizona: Fire Warehouse Supervisor

09/20/2014 Town of Gilbert, The State of Arizona has issued the following job announcement: Fire Warehouse Supervisor Closing Date/Time: Sun. 10/05/14 ...

Arson suspect in King Fire is avid outdoorsman, sister says

09/20/2014 A man now being held in lieu of $10 million bail set a blaze that grew into the massive King Fire and then broke into a house to call 911, pol...

Gold medal winner Jessica-Jane aids fire-hit dogs' home with gifts

09/20/2014 Gorleston Paralympian swimmer Jessica-Jane Applegate rallied locals to help homeless dogs following the devastating fire at the Manchester Dog...

Fire marshal: Biddeford apartment fire was arson; 8 sent to hospital

09/20/2014 BIDDEFORD -- The Maine fire marshal's office said an apartment building fire in Biddeford that injured two people was intentionally set.Two yo...

Fire damages buildings, injures man critically

09/20/2014

A four-alarm fire ripped through several buildings and left a man critically injured Friday morning in North Philadelphia, officials said.

Biddeford fire that critically injured two believed to be arson

09/20/2014 BIDDEFORD (AP) -- The Maine fire marshal's office says one man is grave condition and other critical after an apartment fire in Biddeford beli...

VCA Animal Hospitals Offers Free Boarding for Pets Affected by Northern California Wildfires

09/20/2014 VCA Animal Hospitals announced that select VCA hospitals in Northern California are offering free boarding assistance for small animals, inclu...

D AND J IRONWORKS CITED FOR INADEQUATE WORKPLACE SAFEGUARDS FOLLOWING FATAL FIRE IN BOSTON'S BACK BAY MALDEN WELDING COMPANY EXPOSED EMPLOYEES TO FIRE, CHEMICAL, RESPIRATORY HAZARDS

09/20/2014 The following information was released by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration:Guiseppe Falcone and Daniele Falcone, doing busine...

David Trider received Leeds Spirit of America Award

09/20/2014 LEEDS -- The selectmen of the Town of Leeds recognized David Trider's lifetime of service to his community with the presentation of the 2014 S...

Erickson Enters into Firefighting Contract with City of Los Angeles

09/20/2014 Erickson reported a new five-year contract with the City of Los Angeles for the provision of aerial firefighting services.According to a relea...

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