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'It happens': fire in Honors kitchen sends students out of residence

01/25/2015 Students were evacuated from the Honors Residence Hall Saturday night,after a kitchen fire triggered the alarm, police said.No one appeared to...

Fire Damage Contained to Roof ; Blaze Breaks Out at Quail Hollow Construction Site

01/25/2015 West Lebanon - A resident's instinct to promptly call the Lebanon Fire Department after seeing flames at the construction site off Route 10 sp...

Life Here: Friendly, Capable Voices on the Other End of the Phone

01/25/2015 "Intruder, leave the premises immediately!" intoned a menacing voice."Oh blast, I've done it again," I thought. After a wakeful night troubled...

Woman injured in fire at Jeannette home

01/25/2015 A Jeannette woman who was injured in a fire at her residence Wednesday night was treated at Excela Health Greensburg Westmoreland Hospital and...

Jury awards millionsfor lawn mower death

01/24/2015 By Philip WalzerThe Virginian-PilotNORFOLKA jury has awarded $2.5 million to the widow of an elderly Chesapeake man who was killed in 201...

Fire above Mililani is reported to be 80% contained

01/24/2015 FULL TEXTRYAN PERALTA / DIVISION OF FORESTRY AND WILDLIFEA fire has been burning in native forest in the northern Koolau mountains since Tuesd...

Boston Fire Department responds to CAS for reports of smoke, overheated motor

01/24/2015 Gallery: College of Arts and Sciences Evacuation'The Boston Fire Department responded Thursday evening at about 6:50 p.m. to reports of smoke ...

Rockland fire chief credits smoke alarm from preventing fire similar to deadly Portland blaze

01/24/2015 ROCKLAND, Maine -- A fire that damaged a Mechanic Street home early Saturday morning had similarities to one that killed six people in Portlan...

Firefighters to return to battle Mililani brush fire

01/24/2015 FULL TEXT* 1 / 2* [BLACK RIGHT-POINTING TRIANGLE]HONOLULU FIRE DEPT.The Mililani brush fire was first reported at 10:57 p.m. Tuesday.

Indianapolis Firefighters Receive PETA Award for Rescuing Dogs from Icy Ponds

01/24/2015 People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals issued the following news release:Two Compassionate Fire Department awards are on their way to two...

Detecting the silent killer; Devices act as life-savers

01/24/2015 A state law requiring carbon monoxide detectors in homes has saved many lives, but there are still thousands of calls every year to fire depar...

Some Collierville firefighters want chief fired

01/24/2015 Some members of the Collierville Fire Department want Chief Jerry Crawford replaced, and have gone to city officials to complain.Town administ...

DISTRICT MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO CHARGES IN BURGLARY OF OFFICE COMPLEX -DEFENDANT INTENDED TO STEAL PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS, OTHER ITEMS

01/24/2015 The following information was released by the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia:David Pitts, 38, of Washington, D.C...

Smart911 aids first responders, residents of Charleston County

01/24/2015 Charleston County s Consolidated 911 Dispatch Center now uses a new, innovative service that aims to enhance responses to emergency situations...

Old Orchard fire deemed arson; Motel within walking distance of beach had been slated for demolition

01/24/2015 FULL TEXTOLD ORCHARD BEACH -- The state fire marshal's office has determined that a fire Tuesday night at an unoccupied motel in Old Orchard B...

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