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SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $300,000 FOR THE NEW YORK STATE FIRE TRAINING ACADEMY IN MONTOUR FALLS

05/05/2015 The following information was released by New York Senator Charles Schumer:Federal Funding For Fire Training Academy Will Be Used To Prepare F...

Fire ruins 21 units in Wilkins highrise

05/05/2015 A fire sparked by a faulty power cord for a small household appliance caused $1 million in damage to a Wilkins highrise and left 21 apartments...

Arson Likely Cause of Two Fires Near Little Falls, Reward Offered

05/05/2015 The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources issued the following news release:Fire investigators have determined that arson was the probable...

CFO and State Fire Marshal Jeff Atwater Celebrates Arson Awareness Week

05/05/2015 The Florida Department of Financial Services issued the following news release:In honor of Arson Awareness Week, celebrated May 3- 9, 2015, Ch...

Crews contain multiple fires northwest of Helena

05/05/2015 HELENA, Mont. - Firefighters from multiple agencies have contained wildfires on 50-70 acres of land about 15 miles northwest of Helena.The Hel...

Three die in Chesco house fire

05/05/2015

Three women were killed Monday afternoon in a fire that destroyed a home in a rural area of western Chester County, officials said.

Conditions are heating up for wildfires

05/05/2015 A dismal snowpack in the mountains and a lack of rain up and down the state have fire officials sharpening their axes and shovels for another ...

Evacuation Order Lifted Following Ogemaw County Fire, Area Opened to Public; Ogemaw Hills ORV Trail Remains Closed

05/05/2015 The Michigan Department of Natural Resources issued the following news release:DNR officials announced today that an evacuation order that was...

DNR Reopens Ogemaw Hills ORV Trail Following Wildfire

05/05/2015 The Michigan Department of Natural Resources issued the following news release:Michigan Department of Natural Resources officials today announ...

Rebecca Wax to become N.Y. firefighter despite failing crucial fitness test: report

05/05/2015

A woman is set to join the New York City Fire Department despite failing a crucial physical fitness test, according to the New York Post.

EXCLUSIVE 'UNFIT' FOR DUTY Despite test fail, she'll still be firefighter

05/05/2015 The FDNY for the first time in its history will allow someone who failed its crucial physical-fitness test to join the Bravest, The Post has...

Fire hits garage on Prospect Avenue in Lewiston; firefighters save home

05/05/2015 LEWISTON -- Fire heavily damaged a home at 82 Prospect Ave. this evening.It is the home of Ronnie Paradis, widow of former Lewiston Councilor ...

Committee approves task force to study hayride safety in Maine

05/05/2015 AUGUSTA -- A bill meant to regulate farm amusement rides, like the haunted hayride that ended in the death of an Oakland teenager last October...

HEINRICH TO CALL FOR WILDFIRE FUNDING REFORM IN COMMITTEE HEARING

05/05/2015 The following information was released by New Mexico Senator Martin Heinrich:U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) will participate in a U.S. ...

Brush fire warning issued for much of Maine

05/05/2015 MONTPELIER, Vt. -- The National Weather Service has issued a brush fire warning for much of Northern New England, inland areas of Massachusett...

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