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Plaza Firehouse celebrates 130th birthday

08/19/2014 The Plaza Firehouse, the first Los Angeles Fire Department firehouse, celebrated its 130th birthday on Saturday. The firehouse is now an El Pu...

Fire near Azusa forces closure of Highway 39

08/19/2014 A fire burning in the Angeles National Forest on Sunday afternoon forced evacuations and road closures as firefighters worked against steep c...

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $23,000 FOR VIRGIL FIRE DEPARTMENT IN CORTLAND COUNTY FUNDING WILL BE USED TO PURCHASE 3,500 FEET OF NEW FIRE HOSE

08/19/2014 The following information was released by New York Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand:U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand to...

Training helps communities help selves

08/19/2014 Earthquake experts say it is not a matter of "if" but of "when" California will experience a destructive temblor that will leave catastrophe i...

'A game-changer:' PC-12s put Colorado firefighters ahead of the curve

08/19/2014 State officials closed the deal last week to add two rare multimission aircraft to Colorado's Firefighting Air Corps, a move that will usher i...

Heavy smoke, flames damage Angola home

08/19/2014 Firefighters encountered heavy smoke and fire throughout a rural Angola home Friday afternoon.When a Steuben County sheriff's deputy arrived a...

Colorado Springs firefighters respond to kitchen blaze

08/19/2014 A kitchen in a home near Memorial Park caught fire late Monday afternoon, displacing six people, Colorado Springs firefighters said. No one wa...

GURNEE; Doughnut shop in strip mall destroyed by fire

08/19/2014 A fire over the weekend caused $100,000 worth of damage and destroyed Gurnee Donuts in the strip mall on the southeast corner of Milwaukee and...

Cartwright Announces $123K FEMA Funds for Delaware Water Gap Fire Department

08/19/2014 Rep. Matthew Cartwright, D-Pa. (17th CD), issued the following news release:Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Fede...

Technology will make mapping fires more timely, accurate

08/19/2014 When he thinks of fire maps, fire researcher Phil Riggan thinks of a story.In it, a Western governor grappling with a catastrophic wildfire as...

American Legion burns

08/19/2014 Kingsville’s American Legion Post No. 99, and an auto body shop behind it, were destroyed by an early Monday morning fire, officials sai...

New planes could have helped firefighters locate Waldo Canyon fire before it grew

08/19/2014 On the searing-hot morning of June 23, 2012, Chris Como and his wife were hiking on Waldo Canyon trail when they saw a puff of smoke."I guess ...

NORTH CHICAGO; Child, great grandma and great-great grandma escape North Chicago fire

08/19/2014

A 65-year-old North Chicago woman was able to get her mother and a 2-year-old out of a burning house Monday afternoon without injury.

SHUSTER CONGRATULATES MONESSEN AMBULANCE SERVICE ON $251,665 GRANT

08/19/2014 The following information was released by the office of Pennsylvania Rep. Bill Shuster:Congressman Bill Shuster (R-Hollidaysburg) announced on...

Viewpoint; Mayor's plan for hiring firefighters just a 'stunt'

08/19/2014 The City of Chicago is gearing up to enforce its Chicago Public Schools preference policy, which would give CPS graduates preferential standin...

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