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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.

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...

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...

Father, 2 kids escape Redlands house fire

01/24/2015 A father and two young children safely escaped a two-alarm fire that destroyed their Redlands home in less than an hour, say city fire officials.

PRESCRIBED FIRE IS VITAL IN ENSURING FOREST HEALTH, REDUCING WILDFIRE RISK TECHNOLOGY ASSISTS LANDOWNERS IN MANAGING LAND THROUGH PRESCRIBED BURNING

01/24/2015 The following information was released by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services:The Florida Forest Service will promote ...

Man severely burned in fire

01/24/2015 A man is fighting for his life after being severely burned Thursday morning in a commercial structure fire at a metal-polishing business, of...

Tractor-trailer destroyed by fire at turnpike service plaza

01/24/2015 KENNEBUNK, Maine -- A tractor-trailer was destroyed Friday after it caught fire at a Maine Turnpike service plaza, Department of Public Safety...

Exhaust fumes suspected in deaths

01/24/2015 Carbon monoxide poisoning apparently killed two men who were running a generator in a garage without proper ventilation, say San Bernardino Co...

01/23/15 KIPAPA FOREST WILDLAND FIRE NOW 460 ACRES, 40% CONTAINED

01/24/2015 The following information was released by the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources:Fire responders from the federal government and ...

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