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Pilot hospitalized after biplane crashes

03/05/2015 A pilot was hospitalized Tuesday after his blue and yellow biplane crashed shortly after noon in the dry Santa Ana River east of Redlands, aut...

Biddeford's fire chief retiring after 42 years

03/05/2015

BIDDEFORD (AP) -- Biddeford's fire chief is retiring this month after 42 years with the department, the last six and a half as chief.

Crews battle fire in Litchfield

03/05/2015

LITCHFIELD -- A storage building on Richmond Road burned flat Wednesday afternoon as firefighters plowed through deep snow to reach it.

Waterville firefighter honored for triage work during I-95 pileup

03/05/2015 WATERVILLE (AP) -- A Waterville firefighter who jumped into action to help the victims of a 75-vehicle pileup on Interstate 95 in Maine last w...

Safety Harbor to purchase replacement fire rescue boat

03/05/2015 SAFETY HARBOR - The city's fire boat has provided hope and help for the sick and injured during water emergencies on Upper Tampa Bay, or when ...

Boise and Kuna Firefighters Receive PETA Award for Dramatic Rescue of Dog

03/05/2015 People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals issued the following news release:A Compassionate Fire Department Award is on its way to Idaho, ho...

Was fire that killed Joyce Craig a perfect storm of errors?

03/05/2015 THREE MONTHS after Joyce Craig became Philly's first female firefighter to die on duty, three investigations into her death remain unresolved....

MERKLEY AND WYDEN ANNOUNCE OVER $2 MILLION FOR THE ASHLAND FOREST RESILIENCY STEWARDSHIP PROJECT

03/05/2015 The following information was released by Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley:Today, Oregon Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced that the U.S...

MERKLEY AND WYDEN ANNOUNCE OVER $2 MILLION FOR THE ASHLAND FOREST RESILIENCY STEWARDSHIP PROJECT

03/05/2015 The following information was released by Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley:Today, Oregon Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced that the U.S...

Saving of caregiver rewarded Heroism award given for 911 call

03/05/2015 Angie Steel lives in a group home in Huntertown, a secure place where a caregiver looks after her and the handful of women who share the home ...

Two-bridge project in 2016 includes traffic reroute

03/05/2015 RUMFORD -- Plans to improve two downtown bridges in 2016 and resulting traffic detours were outlined at a public hearing Tuesday night by the ...

Lewiston woman charged with four counts of arson in two fires

03/05/2015 AUBURN -- A Lewiston woman who told investigators she used hairspray and a lighter to start two fires in and around electrical outlets was ind...

FISCAL 2016 APPROPRIATIONS: INTERIOR-ENVIRONMENT; COMMITTEE: HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS; SUBCOMMITTEE: INTERIOR, ENVIRONMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES

03/04/2015 TESTIMONY-BY: KEN CALVERT, CHAIRMANAFFILIATION: INTERIOR, ENVIRONMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES SUBCOMMITTEEOpening Statement of Ken Calvert Chair...

Training grounds bring the heat

03/04/2015 Tanner Garza - THE BATTALIONFirefighting students team up to put out fire  at the Texas  A&M Engineering Extension Service Brayt...

Hikers hear cry for help; search to resume for missing student

03/04/2015 FULL TEXTKRYSTLE MARCELLUS / KMARCELLUS@STARADVERTISER.COMCaptain Paul Bass of the Honolulu Fire Department and Detective Michael Garcia spoke...

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