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Blaze Damages Sharon Home ; Family of Five Displaced

08/02/2014 Sharon - Firefighters shut down Route 14 Thursday evening as they battled a fire that heavily damaged a three-story house across the street fr...

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $280,000 FOR THE WATKINS GLEN FIRE DEPARTMENT WATKINS GLEN FIRE DEPARTMENT IN SCHUYLER COUNTY RECEIVES FUNDS TO PURCHASE A FIRE TANKER TRUCK, WILL HELP PUT OUT FIRES IN ABSENCE OF FIRE HYDRANTS

08/02/2014 The following information was released by New York Senator Charles Schumer:U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today annou...

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $280,000 for the Watkins Glen Fire Department

08/02/2014 The office of Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., issued the following news release:U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today...

COOL SCHOOLS, HOT TRAINING: SUMMER FIRE TRAINING SCHOOLS DRAW OVER 3,000 STUDENTS

08/02/2014 The following information was released by the Texas Engineering Extension Service:Cooler than usual weather fueled some hot training at the Ju...

Union chief ends long career in fire service

08/02/2014 Joe King called it a career on Thursday night. Joseph E. King, the fiery, controversial and longtime president of the Pittsburgh firefighters ...

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $90,000 FOR TWO WESTERN NEW YORK FIRE DEPARTMENTS HINSDALE FIRE DEPT. IN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY WILL USE FUNDS TO PURCHASE THERMAL CAMERAS TO BETTER HELP FIREFIGHTERS SEE IN SMOKY ENVIRONMENTS AND NEW AIR TANK FILLING SYSTEM JAMISON ROAD FIRE COMPANY IN ERIE COUNTY WILL USE FUNDS TO BUY NEW AIR TANK FILLING SYSTEM - WILL FILL AIR TANKS TO KEEP FIREFIGHTERS SAF

08/02/2014 The following information was released by New York Senator Charles Schumer:U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today annou...

KIRKPATRICK ANNOUNCES $1.9 MILLION GRANT TO HELP REPAIR SCHULTZ FIRE DAMAGE

08/02/2014 The following information was released by the office of Arizona Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick:U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., is pleased to announc...

Crews near full containment of Levan Wildfire

08/02/2014 Crews expected to complete digging containment lines around central Utah's Levan Wildfire by week's end, thanks to timely rainstorms and pains...

GOVERNOR KITZHABER INVOKES EMERGENCY CONFLAGRATION ACT IN RESPONSE TO BEAVER COMPLEX FIRE

08/02/2014 The following information was released by the office of the governor of Oregon:Governor Kitzhaber invoked the Emergency Conflagration Act on F...

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Residents of Maryland Affected by Flooding on June 12

08/02/2014 Maryland residents and businesses affected by the flooding on June 12 can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business A...

State fines six area hospitals over medical mistakes

08/02/2014 State health officials on July 24 fined six hospitals in Riverside and San Bernardino counties for making mistakes during surgery and other ca...

Family homeless after Mattawamkeag fire

08/02/2014 MATTAWAMKEAG -- A firefighter looking out a side door of the fire station saw the fire that eventually destroyed a 2[1/2] -story house, leavin...

Evacuation orders lifted for fire at edge of Yosemite

08/02/2014

Evacuation orders were lifted Friday for the El Portal fire, which continues to burn on the western edge of Yosemite National Park.

Sylmar Condo Fire Reminds of the Importance of Emergency Safety Measures; Fire Protection Group, Inc.'s points to the importance of effective fire prevention in protecting residents of a San Fernando Valley complex

08/02/2014  This year, the challenges of fire safety have become particularly pronounced in the Los Angeles area, making thecommercial fire sprinkle...

MINORITY OF SENATORS BLOCKS EMERGENCY AID FOR WILDFIRES, REFUGEE CRISIS

08/01/2014 The following information was released by Colorado Senator Michael Bennet:Following the Senates failed vote to advance a bill that would provi...

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