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Washington: More than 2000 Ground Zero Workers have Cancer

07/30/2014 Emergency Medical Services has issued the following news release:More than 2,500 Ground Zero rescuers and responders have come down with canc...

French Fire in the Sierra National Forest

07/30/2014 Click here for full-size imageepa04335129 A picture made available on 29 July 2014, shows smoke and ash from the French Fire in the Sierra Nat...

Public Safety Communications Earns Accreditation

07/30/2014 Marion County issued the following news release:Each time there is an emergency, real-life heroes spring into action even before lights come o...

ROCKEFELLER AND MANCHIN ANNOUNCE FEDERAL FUNDING FOR WV VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS

07/30/2014 Office of the Senator Jay Rockefeller, U.S Government has issued the following news release:U.S. Senators Jay Rockefeller and Joe Manchin tod...

New York: City Fire Department to Conduct Hydrant Flow Testing

07/30/2014 City of Ogdensburg, The State of New York has issued the following news release:The Ogdensburg Fire Department will begin to conduct Hydrant ...

Wendy Rybolt killed retrieving cellphone from Bartonville fire

07/30/2014

An Illinois woman died after she reportedly ran back into a fire on Tuesday morning so she could retrieve her cellphone.

Idaho: Driver falls asleep, sparks fire in Oregon

07/30/2014 Department of Transportation, The State of Idaho has issued the following press release:A driver fell asleep, crossed Highway 101 and slammed...

In Northern California, hot, dry weather continues to feed two major wildfires.

07/30/2014

In Northern California, hot, dry weather continues to feed two major wildfires. John Blackstone has the latest on the battle to stop them.

Several Jay roads washed out; section of Crash Road closed

07/30/2014 JAY -- A half-mile section of Crash Road was closed to traffic Tuesday as state highway workers repaired damage from a pounding rain and winds...

Fire tied to lightning damages home

07/30/2014 DURHAM - Fire from a power surge caused by a lightning strike damaged a home Sunday at 1607 Homewood Ave., fire officials said. No one was hurt.

Pennsylvania: Basic Boating

07/30/2014 The state of Pennsylvania has issued the following news release: Basic Boating 8/2/201408:00 AM to 04:00 PM PFBC & Bridgewater Fire Depar...

Portal Fire threatens grove of sequoias in Yosemite

07/30/2014 A wildfire spread deeper into Yosemite National Park, threatening a grove of ancient sequoias.The fire's movements, however, were good news fo...

Comptroller DiNapoli Releases Municipal Audits

07/30/2014 The New York State Comptroller issued the following news release:New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today announced his office comp...

North Carolina: Air Force and National Interagency Fire Center Officials Conduct Media Availability

07/30/2014 NC Department of Public Safety has issued the following news release: A panel of senior Air Force officials and a representative from the Nat...

Storm erosion work needed in Farmington

07/30/2014 FARMINGTON -- When rain fell in sheets during Monday night's thunderstorm, culverts and ditches couldn't keep up with the water, Denis Castong...

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