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CITY EMERGENCY SYSTEM CALLED 'ANTIQUATED'

10/23/2014

Cause of Andover house fire believed to be accidental

10/22/2014 ANDOVER -- The cause of a fast-moving fire that destroyed a two- story home Thursday afternoon on Littlehale Road is believed to be accidental...

Firefighters reach deal in Buffalo Grove

10/22/2014 After more than a year of working under an expired contract, Buffalo Grove firefighters have reached agreement with the village on a new four-...

Two are hurt in apartment blaze

10/22/2014 50 people evacuated from the building in downtown Minneapolis.Two people were hospitalized and more than 50 displaced after a downtown Minneap...

Flight 93 memorial fire's cause unkown

10/22/2014 More than two weeks since a fire destroyed three buildings and many artifacts at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Somerset County, officials...

NY's messed-up 911 cost fire kids' lives

10/22/2014 'DOI . . . exposed an antiquated, unwieldy system for dispatching ambulances.' - DOI Commissioner Mark Peters on the 911 response to fire that...

Fire destroys north Minneapolis storefronts

10/22/2014 A fire roared through a series of storefronts in north Minneapolis late Saturday night, leaving a foul-smelling pile of rubble and timbers whe...

Masks are dogs' best friend

10/22/2014 As firefighters scrambled to save dozens of animals, mostly dogs, from a house fire this summer in North Huntingdon, they were hampered by a l...

Massachusetts fire that killed 2 boys was accident

10/22/2014 LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - The Massachusetts fire marshal says an apartment fire that killed two boys was an accident caused by an electrical wiri...

California ISO: Challenging 2014 Summer but Reliability Held Firm

10/22/2014 Oct. 20 -- California Independent System Operator Corporation issued the following news release:The California Independent System Operator Cor...

Champaign-Urbana medical and safety services take caution of Ebola

10/22/2014 In many ways, local medical officials believe Champaign County is prepared for the possibility of Ebola cases in the area.Carle Foundation Hos...

Soldier fire chief arrested in connection with felony theft

10/22/2014 The chief of the Soldier Fire Department in Jackson County has been arrested in connection with embezzlement, according to Jackson County Sher...

Firefighters respond to gas leak concerns at ATO

10/22/2014 Lincoln Fire and Rescue responded to concerns of a natural gas leak at the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity house Tuesday evening, but found no sour...

New app helps E.R. personnel communicate with people Resource created by local disabilities advocates receives White House recognition

10/22/2014 cthomas@cnpapers.com 304-348-1232Clear communication can be a life-or-death matter in emergency response during a time of crisis. An employee ...

Firemans Contractors plummets 16.7% on low volume 22 October, 2014 16:00 EDT

10/22/2014 AMERICAN DAILY STOCK REPORTFiremans Contractors, Inc. (OTCBB:FRCN), OTC's 27th largest commercial services company by market cap, plummeted 0....

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