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Communities face firefighter shortage and aging of volunteer crews

03/02/2015

PORTLAND (AP) -- Small towns throughout Maine are facing a shortage of trained firefighters and aging volunteer ranks.

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03/02/2015 WINSTON-SALEM JOURNALQ: Why is there only one Division of Motor Vehicles place where you can get tags and registration in Winston-Salem?—...

The Galena Territory Volunteer Firefighter Report Longtime firefighter honored

03/02/2015 On Jan. 9 at the Scales Mound Fire Protection District`s Winter Party held at The Galena Territory Association`s Owners` Club, one of The Terr...

Los Angeles Disneyland gets fire

03/02/2015 The "world's happiest place", Disneyland, in Los Angeles area got a small fire, according to the Anaheim Fire Department, following a tre...

Capable hands wait in the wings; Chief Dio: 'I was blessed. I was able to do what I loved to do'

03/02/2015 WORCESTER — It was the chief's wife who first convinced him to get into the fire business."She talked me into taking the test in college...

Heat radiating from chimney flue started Andover mobile home fire

03/02/2015 ANDOVER -- Fire that gutted the attic of a modified mobile home on Friday night was caused by heat from the chimney flue radiating to combusti...

W. Fairlee Boosts Fire Department

03/02/2015 West Fairlee - As he waited for residents to arrive at the Community Building for Saturday's annual Town Meeting, Selectman Fred Cook said a t...

RURAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS RECEIVE VITAL FUNDING THROUGH GRANT PROGRAM

03/01/2015 The following information was released by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR):ODNR announces fire departments and communities set ...

SOUTH DAKOTA PRESCRIBED FIRE TRAINING EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT

03/01/2015 The following information was released by the office of the Governor of South Dakota:US Fish and Wildlife Service in conjunction with South Da...

Canton voters decide to appoint fire chief

03/01/2015 CANTON -- Selectman Brian Keene and Administrator Scotty Kilbreth were inside the Town Office on Saturday morning, still talking about the "gr...

RURAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS RECEIVE VITAL FUNDING THROUGH GRANT PROGRAM

03/01/2015 The following information was released by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR):ODNR announces fire departments and communities set ...

3 treated for burns after Dyno Nobel fire

03/01/2015 bkmHed: Three treated for burns after Dyno Nobel fireBy Sarah Zoellickszoellick@wyomingnews.comCHEYENNE - A fire Thursday morning at the Dyno ...

City, fire union disagree on special unit pay cuts

03/01/2015 Hed: City, fire union can't find common ground on specialty payWhat's next?The city and the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 2...

Fire damages duplex; 5 displaced

03/01/2015 DURHAM - A fire at a duplex on Gearwood Avenue displaced five people Saturday.The Durham Fire Department responded to a duplex at 1403 Gearwoo...

Gibson Bros. emerges from fire bigger and better

03/01/2015 Since a May 2013 fire destroyed the Sunderland Road warehouse and garage of Gibson Bros. Dairy Farms, the family owned Worcester company has c...

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