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Preparing for a Fiery Emergency

10/20/2014 Members of New York City's Community Emergency Response Team practiced search-and-rescue operations on Sunday as part of a training drill invo...

Washington: Sequoia National Park Plans Mosquito Prescribed Burn

10/20/2014 US National Park Services, The Government of USA has issued the following news release:The Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Fire Manage...

Louisiana: State Fire Marshal Deputy 1/2/SR-Continuous

10/20/2014 Department of State Civil Service, The state of Louisiana has issued the following job vacancy:Job Title: State Fire Marshal Deputy 1/2/SR-C...

5 ways to prepare your home for fire season

10/20/2014 The scattered blackened hillsides inside Silverado Canyon are spotted with fire retardant, a reminder of the recent flames that nearly ruined ...

Readiness emphasized during evacuation drill in Colorado Springs neighborhood

10/19/2014 Jim and Leta Van Meter came to the evacuation shelter Saturday morning knowing it was just a drill.They had attended an informational session ...

Fort Carson starts burns to reduce wildfire fuels on post, Pinon Canyon

10/19/2014 By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -Fort Carson is planning prescribed burns on about 7,000 acres this fall to reduce fire danger, the...

Readiness emphasized during evacuation drill in Colorado Springs neighborhood

10/19/2014 Jim and Leta Van Meter came to the evacuation shelter Saturday morning knowing it was just a drill.They had attended an informational session ...

MAYOR LEE COMMEMORATES 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF LOMA PRIETA EARTHQUAKE

10/19/2014 The following information was released by the office of the Mayor of San Francisco:Today Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined San Francisco Bay Area lead...

Six Long Beach firefighters hurt battling two separate fires

10/19/2014 LONG BEACH >> Six Long Beach firefighters were injured -- two of them requiring hospitalization -- as they battled two separate fires Sa...

Obese body sets crematorium on fire '

10/19/2014 A crematorium in Richmond, Va. caught on fire last week after an overweight corpse created excessive heat and oil, reports said.The 225-kilogr...

Deal reached on paramedic plan

10/18/2014 Paramedics could be on Hemet fire trucks as soon as next month after an agreement was signed Tuesday between the city and the Hemet Fire Fight...

Recognizing Heroes in Our Midst

10/18/2014 That terrifying Tuesday morning, now 14 Septembers ago, when terrorists connected to al-Qaida hijacked jetliners and drove them into the twin ...

Pentagon parking lot closed because of Ebola fears

10/18/2014 A parking lot at the Pentagon outside Washington was closed Friday because of fears that a woman who threw up there might have the Ebola virus.

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen Appoints Special Agent in Charge Matthew Joy to the Position of Arson Bureau Director

10/18/2014 The Wisconsin Attorney General issued the following news release:Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is pleased to announce that Special Agent in...

Smokies prescribed burn will reduce understory, benefit elk

10/18/2014 Fire management officials at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park plan to begin a prescribed burn next week on the upper slopes and ridges ...

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