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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...

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 ...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

New Philly police contract gives Ramsey more powers

08/01/2014 A day after six Philadelphia police narcotics officers were charged in a sprawling federal corruption probe, Mayor Nutter announced Thursday t...

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...

Fire sparked by lightning damages home ; A mother and her two children escape from the Naples home which was left uninhabitable.

08/01/2014 A lightning strike is believed to have set a home on fire in Naples Thursday afternoon.NAPLES -- A lightning strike Thursday afternoon near a ...

Senators Stabenow, Levin Announce Support for Hudson Township Fire and Rescue

08/01/2014 The office of Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., issued the following news release:U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin today announced support...

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