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MANY NJ FIRE COMPANIES HAVE WON AFG GRANT IN PASTKEY FIREFIGHTER GRANT APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS MONDAY, NOV. 3 FEDERAL FUNDING CAN HELP PAY FOR CRITICAL EQUIPMENT

11/01/2014 The following information was released by the office of New Jersey Rep. Chris Smith:Applications for the popular Assistance to Firefighters Gr...

OWENS URGES NNY FIRST RESPONDERS TO APPLY FOR FEDERAL GRANTS

11/01/2014 The following information was released by the office of New York Rep. Bill Owens:"I urge first responder organizations throughout Northern New...

CARTWRIGHT ANNOUNCES START OF NEXT ROUND OF ASSISTANCE TO FIREFIGHTER GRANTS (AFG) APPLICATION PERIOD

11/01/2014 The following information was released by the office of Pennsylvania Rep. Matthew Cartwright:Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright announced that...

97-YEAR-OLD DIES IN RESIDENTIAL FIRE Son was unable to re-enter house to get his mother from bedroom

10/31/2014 A 97-year-old woman died in a house fire on Spokane's North Side early Tuesday morning. Neighbors identified her as Olga Ford and said she was...

NFPA and CPSC Announce Carbon Monoxide Alarm Safety Toolkit

10/31/2014 The National Fire Protection Association issued the following news release:As temperatures drop and consumers begin cranking up their heating ...

Four dead in Wichita as plane hits Kansas airport building

10/31/2014 30 October 2014At least four people were killed and five injured when a small plane crashed into an airport building in Wichita, Kansas, offic...

Foundation to share donation

10/31/2014 Volunteer fire departments in Cisco and Cross Plains will benefit from a $17,225 donation to the Community Foundation of Abilene from Electric...

JIM KERSHNER'S THIS DAY IN HISTORY On the Web: spokesman.com/topics/local-history

10/31/2014 FROM OUR ARCHIVES, 100 YEARS AGO A fire destroyed the high school and eight houses in the mining town of Mace, Idaho, outside of Wallace.

PRESCRIBED BURNS PLANNED TO IMPROVE HABITAT, REDUCE FUELS. HUNTER ACCESS MAY BE TEMPORARILY AFFECTED

10/31/2014 The following information was released by the Colorado Department of Natural Resources:Recent favorable weather conditions are allowing multip...

Plane crashes at Kansas airport, killing 4

10/31/2014 Nepal, Oct. 31 -- A small plane lost engine power after takeoff and crashed into a flight-training building at a Kansas airport Thursday, kill...

Plane crash kills four

10/31/2014 By Roxana HegemanAssociated PressWICHITA, Kan. - A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a flight-training building while tryi...

OIL DISASTER RESPONSE IS CHALLENGE Railroad help needed, deputy fire chief says

10/31/2014 If an oil train exploded in the Spokane metro area, local emergency responders would evacuate the area, a deputy fire chief told state officia...

Bartlett Fire Protection District Holds 500th Fire Sprinkler Demonstration

10/31/2014 On Saturday, October 25, the Bartlett Fire Protection District hosted Illinois' 500th fire sprinkler demonstration using the side-by-side conc...

A plane crashes into Building, kills four

10/31/2014 On Thursday, a small plane lost engine power just after takeoff and crashed into a flight-training building. According to reports, the plane w...

Residents in EWFD area to decide on levy

10/31/2014 DALTON -- Residents in the East Wayne Fire District coverage area, including Dalton, Marshallville and Baughman and Sugar Creek townships, wil...

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