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Los Angeles to consider 911 texting

09/21/2014 The Los Angeles police and fire departments will look into upgrading the 911 service to incorporate text messages and other data, after a requ...

Arson arrest made as 10 wildfires scorch California; state emergency declared

09/21/2014 As 10 wildfires raged across California, authorities accused one man Thursday of having deliberately set one of the larger fires that was burn...

Electrical line injures firefighter

09/21/2014 A Pittsburgh firefighter suffered "a minor electrical shock" while fighting a house fire on Friday along Maplewood Avenue in Wilkinsburg, auth...

David Trider received Leeds Spirit of America Award

09/20/2014 LEEDS -- The selectmen of the Town of Leeds recognized David Trider's lifetime of service to his community with the presentation of the 2014 S...

Mother burned in blaze saves 6-month-old girl

09/20/2014 FULL TEXTkj.richfire.0919: Young mother suffers burns to her hands in a fire in the kitchen at Richmond home. She got her 6-month-old baby gir...

Erickson Enters into Firefighting Contract with City of Los Angeles

09/20/2014 Erickson reported a new five-year contract with the City of Los Angeles for the provision of aerial firefighting services.According to a relea...

Pesticide odor closes Big Isle schools, sends 50 to hospitals

09/20/2014 FULL TEXTHonokaa Elementary, Intermediate and High schools, closed at midmorning Thursday due to a chemical odor that sickened about 50 people...

SHREVEPORT FIRE DEPARTMENT DISPATCHER PLEADS GUILTY TO CHILD PORNOGRAPHY POSSESSION CHARGE

09/20/2014 The following information was released by the United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of Louisiana:A dispatcher with the Shre...

Four injured as JetBlue plane makes emergency landing in California

09/20/2014 LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19 -- Four people were injured on Thursday when a JetBlue flight with 147 people aboard made an emergency landing due to en...

JetBlue flight from Long Beach makes emergency landing

09/20/2014 Jared West was headed home Thursday morning on a flight to Austin after visiting family in Fullerton. Not long after his plane took off from L...

Manor insurance rating goes up

09/20/2014 An improved insurance rating for the Manor Volunteer Fire Department could lead to a reduction in some homeowners' insurance premiums in the b...

NCDOI Criminal Investigators Share Notes on Detecting Insurance Fraud

09/20/2014 The North Carolina Department of Insurance issued the following news release:Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin is proud to announce the par...

Ultralight crash kills 2 near Bloomington

09/20/2014 Two males were the only two passengers aboard an ultralight plane that crashed and burned near Bloomington, the Indiana State Police said.Sgt....

Access hampered search for victims ; The single stairway leading to the building's second and third floors posed a challenge to firefighters.

09/20/2014 Searching for victims of Thursday's fire in Biddeford was especially difficult because the apartment building had only one stairway leading to...

Fire victim still looks for lost cat

09/20/2014 POCATELLO -- Members of the Portneuf Animal Welfare Society stepped up to help a tenant displaced by the fire at the Monarch building find his...

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