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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...

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...

Fire officials say Howe Street buildings not insured

04/19/2014 LEWISTON -- Authorities continued Friday to interview witnesses and review surveillance video in an effort to narrow their search for suspects...

Several Duquesne homes damaged in fire

04/19/2014 No one was hurt when fire spread through three houses in Duquesne on Wednesday morning. The fire was reported about 4:45 a.m. at a home on Fou...

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...

Phone app summons lifesaving CPR aid

04/18/2014 Local fire departments have introduced a cellphone app that links citizens who know CPR with victims experiencing sudden cardiac arrest, a too...

California: Residential Structure Fire

04/18/2014 City of Ventura, The state of California has issued the following news release: Occupants of a residential apartment unit evacuated after wak...

SENATORS STABENOW, LEVIN ANNOUNCE SUPPORT TO ENHANCE BATTLE CREEK FIRE DEPARTMENT`S OPERATIONS AND SAFETY

04/18/2014 For Immediate ReleaseSenators Stabenow, Levin Announce Support to Enhance Battle Creek Fire Department`s Operations and SafetyContact: Washing...

Lightning strike causes house fire in Golden Gate Estates

04/18/2014 Three firefighters were hurt and two were taken to a hospital for heat exhaustion and trouble breathing Thursday afternoon after subduing a Go...

Gem Theater starts first full season since 2011 fire by staging 'Violet'

04/18/2014 The Gem Theater raised the curtain on its first full season since a fire caused $500,000 worth of damage to the venue in 2011.About 75 people ...

Wildfire Awareness Week

04/18/2014 St. Cloud, Minn. -  Next week has officially been declared wildfire prevention week in Minnesota. Governor Mark Dayton made the announcem...

SEN. BROWN ANNOUNCES NEW FEDERAL RESOURCES TO HIRE FIREFIGHTERS IN FOSTORIA FY 2013 FUNDING WILL PROVIDE MORE THAN $1.1 MILLION FOR STAFFING

04/18/2014 The following information was released by Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown:New federal resources have been awarded to a fire department serving Hanc...

Firefighters train for a busy fire season

04/18/2014 Even though fire season hasn’t even officially started yet, dozens of firefighters, radio technicians, dispatchers, supervisors and supp...

Neighbor kicks down door, gets pair out of burning home

04/18/2014

A man and woman escaped their burning home early Monday when a neighbor kicked down their door and helped them get out, officials said.

New technology, new techniques: Rescuers learn ways around Boron steel

04/18/2014 The scene at a business along Rutledge Pike was one of cars turned on their sides and flipped upside down. Rescuers gathered around to begin ...

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