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Waterville firefighter honored for triage work during I-95 pileup

03/05/2015 WATERVILLE (AP) -- A Waterville firefighter who jumped into action to help the victims of a 75-vehicle pileup on Interstate 95 in Maine last w...

Safety Harbor to purchase replacement fire rescue boat

03/05/2015 SAFETY HARBOR - The city's fire boat has provided hope and help for the sick and injured during water emergencies on Upper Tampa Bay, or when ...

Boise and Kuna Firefighters Receive PETA Award for Dramatic Rescue of Dog

03/05/2015 People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals issued the following news release:A Compassionate Fire Department Award is on its way to Idaho, ho...

Was fire that killed Joyce Craig a perfect storm of errors?

03/05/2015 THREE MONTHS after Joyce Craig became Philly's first female firefighter to die on duty, three investigations into her death remain unresolved....

Saving of caregiver rewarded Heroism award given for 911 call

03/05/2015 Angie Steel lives in a group home in Huntertown, a secure place where a caregiver looks after her and the handful of women who share the home ...

Two-bridge project in 2016 includes traffic reroute

03/05/2015 RUMFORD -- Plans to improve two downtown bridges in 2016 and resulting traffic detours were outlined at a public hearing Tuesday night by the ...

MERKLEY AND WYDEN ANNOUNCE OVER $2 MILLION FOR THE ASHLAND FOREST RESILIENCY STEWARDSHIP PROJECT

03/05/2015 The following information was released by Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley:Today, Oregon Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced that the U.S...

Lewiston woman charged with four counts of arson in two fires

03/05/2015 AUBURN -- A Lewiston woman who told investigators she used hairspray and a lighter to start two fires in and around electrical outlets was ind...

Pilot hospitalized after biplane crashes

03/05/2015 A pilot was hospitalized Tuesday after his blue and yellow biplane crashed shortly after noon in the dry Santa Ana River east of Redlands, aut...

MERKLEY AND WYDEN ANNOUNCE OVER $2 MILLION FOR THE ASHLAND FOREST RESILIENCY STEWARDSHIP PROJECT

03/05/2015 The following information was released by Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley:Today, Oregon Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced that the U.S...

Biddeford's fire chief retiring after 42 years

03/05/2015

BIDDEFORD (AP) -- Biddeford's fire chief is retiring this month after 42 years with the department, the last six and a half as chief.

Crews battle fire in Litchfield

03/05/2015

LITCHFIELD -- A storage building on Richmond Road burned flat Wednesday afternoon as firefighters plowed through deep snow to reach it.

Venice outlines priorities for budgeting

03/04/2015 VENICE -- Consolidating the fire department, shoring up worker pensions and adding more affordable housing are among proposals Venice City Cou...

Fire destroys building

03/04/2015 FREDERICKSBURG -- Fifteen dogs perished Monday in a late afternoon fire that destroyed a building on County Road 229, midway between Frederick...

2 men, including firefighter, hurt in New Haven blaze

03/04/2015 NEW HAVEN >> Two people, including a firefighter, were seriously injured when a blaze broke out late Saturday night at a Dickerman Stree...

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