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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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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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