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Study Finds Benefits to Burning Flint Hills Prairie in Fall and Winter

08/01/2014 Kansas State University issued the following news release:Kansas State University researchers have completed a 20-year study that looks at the...

50 pounds of glass lands on Manhattan street after window breaks

08/01/2014 Three people, including an out-of-town tourist, were hurt Thursday morning when renovation workers accidentally shattered a window in a New Yo...

Aerial Firefighting Industry Supports The Wildfire Disaster Funding Act

08/01/2014 The American Helicopter Services & Aerial Firefighting Association (AHSAFA) applauds the governors of California, Oregon and Washington fo...

Blaze at condo complex in Westbrook leaves 45 homeless

08/01/2014 WESTBROOK (AP) -- No injuries are reported but authorities say 45 people are homeless after a three-alarm fire at a condominium complex in Wes...

Exploring a career in firefighting

08/01/2014 More than 50 teens and young adults got a firsthand taste of a firefighter's life, as they grappled with a series of seven mock emergencies as...

CONGRESSMAN CHRIS COLLINS HELPS SECURE $41,325 GRANT FOR JAMISON ROAD FIRE COMPANY

08/01/2014 The following information was released by the office of New York Rep. Chris Collins:Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $41,325 ...

Yosemite officials cite progress against El Portal fire

08/01/2014 A slight cool-down has helped the effort to save a grove of giant sequoias from a wildfire in California's Yosemite National Park, officials s...

SENATORS COLLINS, KING ANNOUNCE GRANTS FOR SORRENTO, CORINTH FIRE DEPARTMENTS FUNDING WILL HELP DEPARTMENTS PURCHASE TRUCKS

08/01/2014 The following information was released by Maine Senator Angus King:U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced that the Sorrent...

Annual party against crime

08/01/2014 Community involvement and crime prevention will be celebrated via the 31st annual National Night Out across the nation in August with several ...

FDNY HOLDS MEMORIAL PLAQUE DEDICATION ON 82ND ANNIVERSARY OF THE RITZ TOWER EXPLOSION

08/01/2014 The following information was released by the NYC Fire Department:Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro will dedicate a memorial plaque honoring e...

Fire behind power outage

08/01/2014

A fire at a Southern California Edison substation and subsequent outage impacted more than 26,000 customers on July 24.

ARKANSAS DELEGATION ANNOUNCES FUNDING FOR ARKANSAS FIRE DEPARTMENTS

08/01/2014 The following information was released by the office of Arkansas Rep. Tim Griffin:U.S. Senators Mark Pryor and John Boozman today joined Congr...

Connellsville considers end of paid firefighter

08/01/2014 Voters could decide this November whether to eliminate Connellsville's salaried fire department, which was down to just one member. A public h...

Schumer, Gillibrand, Maffei Announce $15,300 in Federal Funding for Syracuse Fire Department

08/01/2014 Rep. Daniel Maffei, D-N.Y. (24th CD), issued the following news release:U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Repre...

Nutter, FOP reach new deal

08/01/2014 MAYOR NUTTER and the city's police union announced yesterday that they are accepting a three-year contract arbitration award that includes a s...

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