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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...

GIVING A Hoot; EX-POCATELLO FIRE CHIEF RESCUES OWL

09/20/2014 GRACE -- Don Jones gave a hoot. It's why a once tiny and helpless great horned owl is now swooping through the trees in the mountains near Gra...

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...

Gold medal winner Jessica-Jane aids fire-hit dogs' home with gifts

09/20/2014 Gorleston Paralympian swimmer Jessica-Jane Applegate rallied locals to help homeless dogs following the devastating fire at the Manchester Dog...

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....

GUAM RED HORSE AIRMEN PROVIDE LIFESAVING TRAINING

09/20/2014 The following information was released by the U.S. Air Force:By Tech. Sgt. Zachary Wilson, 36th Wing Public AffairsFirefighters from Andersen ...

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 damages buildings, injures man critically

09/20/2014

A four-alarm fire ripped through several buildings and left a man critically injured Friday morning in North Philadelphia, officials said.

Arson suspect pleads not guilty in 76,376-acre California fire

09/20/2014

A man accused of deliberately setting a wildfire that has grown to 76,376 acres in Northern California pleaded not guilty on Friday.

DEER HUNTERS URGED TO CHECK PUBLIC LAND CLOSURES CAUSED BY WILDFIRES

09/20/2014 The following information was released by the California Department of Fish and Game (DFG):The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDF...

Dog fire tragedy sparks shelter's new owner plea

09/20/2014 IN the wake of the devastating fire at Manchester Dogs' Home, a local animal shelter is urging dog lovers to think about adopting an animal.Th...

Record amount of retardant used on California fire Record amount of retardant used on California fire

09/20/2014 By Raquel Maria Dillion and Gillian FlaccusThe Associated PressPLACERVILLE, Calif.A massive Northern California wildfire is burning so explosi...

Gov. Hickenlooper Announces Statewide Grants to Reduce Wildfire Risk

09/20/2014 Gov. John Hickenlooper, D-Colo., issued the following news release:Gov. John Hickenlooper announced today $3.7 million in grants to reduce wil...

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