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Region 9 students help battle woods fire

10/01/2014 MEXICO -- Fire science students from the Region 9 School of Applied Technology were among the many firefighters who battled a woods fire in Ha...

San Bernardino fire season raises concern

10/01/2014 San Bernardino County firefighters are running a second flag up the poles at their 64 stations these days.You don't have to salute, but fire o...

Stubborn fire on Hartford mountain largely contained

10/01/2014 HARTFORD -- Crews are expected to continue efforts Wednesday to extinguish a "stubborn" underground fire on Little Pinnacle Mountain, an offic...

GOV. HEINEMAN PRESENTS 2014 BE PREPARED AWARDS VOLUNTEERS AND COMMUNITIES RECOGNIZED FOR EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

10/01/2014 The following information was released by the office of the governor of Nebraska:Today, Governor Dave Heineman announced the recipients of thi...

NAFRA: NEW LAW DOES NOT INFORM CONSUMERS ABOUT LACK OF CRITICAL FIRE PROTECTIONS

10/01/2014 The following information was released by the American Chemistry Council:California Gov. Jerry Brown today signed into law a new furniture lab...

Heitkamp Announces New Federal Funds for Training Facility for First Responders on Hazmat Incidents on Rails, like Derailment in Casselton

10/01/2014 The office of Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., issued the following news release:U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today announced $5 million in federal...

North Carolina: Forest Fire Equipment Operator

10/01/2014 The State of North Carolina has issued the following news release:Job Class Title: Forest Fire Equipment OperatorWorking Title: Forest Fire...

41 dogs die, 52 rescued from Las Vegas house fire

09/30/2014

A smoky fire at a small house in the Las Vegas area killed 41 dogs while firefighters were able to rescue more than 50, authorities said.

Campus Fire Safety Month closes, grant for research funding

09/30/2014 Evacuating a dark, smoke-filled burning building can be terrifying. Approximately 125 University students attended the 19th Fire Factor A...

San Francisco International Airport Holds Plane Crash Readiness Training

09/30/2014 In the wake of the Asiana Flight 214 crash at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) last year, the National Transportation Safety Board (N...

Carper, Carney Announce $111,293 for Newark Fire Department's Firefighter Operations and Safety

09/30/2014 Rep. John Carney, D-Del. (at-large), issued the following news release:Today, U.S. Senators Tom Carper and U.S. Representative John Carney (bo...

Busy year for local structure fires

09/30/2014 Don’t let last week’s rain lull you into thinking fire season is over. Redding is on track to have one of its busiest years for s...

First Responders Complete Crude-by-Rail Safety Training at State-of-Art Facility in Colorado

09/30/2014 Sept. 29 -- US-based CSX issued the following news release:CSX (NYSE: CSX) recently hosted crude-by-rail incident response training for 40 fir...

LANCE HELPS SECURE GRANT FOR HAMPTON FIRE COMPANY

09/30/2014 The following information was released by the office of New Jersey Rep. Leonard Lance:Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) announced that the Ham...

FLOODING CLOSES FOUR PRESERVES FOR SEVEN DAYS

09/30/2014 HILLSBOROUGHSeven Hillsborough County nature preserves are closed this week due to flooding, county officials announced Monday. Alafia River C...

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