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Spate of weekend fires hits Sheridan area

03/31/2015 SHERIDAN, Wyo. - Fire officials in Sheridan County and the Bighorn National Forest are on alert after a spate of weekend blazes and a forecast...

Billings woman gets suspended sentence for arson

03/31/2015

BILLINGS, Mont. - A 47-year-old Billings woman was given a three-year suspended sentence for setting fire to her residence.

Fire at apartment complex contained

03/31/2015 Firefighters were able to quickly contain a fire that broke out at a Vanderburgh County apartment complex Monday afternoon. Perry Township Fi...

New fire extinguisher: Bass hum booms flames out

03/31/2015 Boom out da fi-ya! Bass out da flames!Firefighters may be snuffing blazes with deep-toned sound, if a new device invented by two engineering s...

NYC explosion victim is officially identified

03/31/2015 New York, March 31 -- After two bodies were pulled from the rubble of a Manhattan apartment building collapse, authorities shifted their focus...

Fire department trying for medical services after merger

03/31/2015 Big Corkscrew firefighters will try again for approval to deliver lifesaving drugs and advanced treatment to patients before an ambulance arri...

Fire damages Mundelein home

03/31/2015 A Mundelein resident is displaced after a fire early Monday at a northwest suburban home. Firefighters responded about 3:40 a.m. to the fire ...

Forest Service eyes development of improved fire shelter

03/31/2015 BOISE, Idaho - The man tapped by the U.S. Forest Service to come up with a better fire shelter once had to get inside one on the side of a bur...

Eastern Henrico fire apparently caused by candle

03/31/2015 An overnight house fire in eastern Henrico County appears to be the result of a lit candle having been accidentally knocked over in a bedroom,...

Emergency response test expected Tuesday

03/31/2015 Students can expect a full-scale emergency response exercise Tuesday 1-4:30 p.m. at Illinois State University's South Campus residence hall an...

Mount Prospect fire does $40K in damage to garage

03/31/2015 A garage fire Friday in Mount Prospect caused roughly $40,000 in damage, fire officials said. Crews responded to the home near the corner of ...

TWO BODIES PULLED OUT OF BLAST SITE

03/31/2015

Locution Systems Commissioned to Provide Its PrimeAlert(R) Fire Station Alerting to Lake County, Ind.; West Des Moines, Iowa; and Oak Creek, Wisc.; Locution Systems' PrimeAlert(R) to Provide IP-Based & Radio-Based Automated Voice Alerting & Fire Station Alerting Technologies to Speed Response Times, Increase Safety & Wellness for Firefighters & Paramedics

03/31/2015 Locution Systems, Inc. (www.locution.com), the provider of PrimeAlert(R) Fire Station Alerting for fire and EMS departments, today announced ...

Burning Restrictions Extend to More Northern Minnesota Counties

03/31/2015 The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources issued the following news release:The Department of Natural Resources will extend burning restri...

New Gloucester selectmen OK stipend increase for firefighters

03/31/2015 NEW GLOUCESTER -- Selectmen on Monday added $5,060 to the Fire Department stipend account to pay firefighters $15 for training meetings.The in...

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