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  1. Fire News: Evacuations Ordered as Homes Burn in Jurupa Valley (CA) Fire

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    Tue, 14 Jan 2014

    Evacuations were ordered Tuesday as a fire spread in Jurupa Valley, where strong winds whipped heavy smoke and embers toward homes, businesses and a child care center, reports

  2. Man Put Gasoline on Self Before Fatal Ocean City (MD) Fire

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    Tue, 3 Dec 2013

    investigators said they believe that the man who entered a church on fire, killing the reverend and injuring a woman as the fire spread , poured gasoline on himself as part of a suicide mission, reports The Baltimore Sun. The Ocean City Fire Marshal

  3. Fire Strikes WA Community Center

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    Thu, 6 Jun 2013

    From Q13Fox.com: By Brett Cihon Renton (WA) - A dumpster fire spread to the rear of a Ukrainian Community Center Tuesday morning, damaging the building’s auditorium and causing extensive water

  4. Fire Destroys and Damages Homes in Northern California Neighborhood

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    Wed, 28 Aug 2013

    About 50 people fled after an initially small roadside fire spread in the city of Fairfield (CA) that destroyed five homes and damaged 10 others, reports The Associated Press. No injuries were

  5. Focus on Kitchen in Houston Fire Investigation

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    Tue, 4 Jun 2013

    firefighters were killed are focusing on an attic and the kitchen area of a restaurant connected to the motel where the fire spread and then the structure collapsed, reports the Associated Press. "We're trying to work ourselves in and trying to

  6. Firefighting News: Maryland Firefighter Rescued After Calling Mayday

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    Thu, 27 Dec 2012

    although they were evacuated from the building when the fire spread to the roof and one firefighter declared a mayday, reports ..... firefighters and medics to the scene, but Brady said the fire spread to the roof and the rescuers were evacuated. Firefighters

  7. Sacramento Brownout Impairs Response Time

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    Wed, 8 Aug 2012

    An Oak Park fire spread to adjacent structures today in part because of scheduled fire station brownouts, reports The Sacramento Bee. The fire reached

  8. Fire News: Boston Fire Leaves Dozens Homeless

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    Tue, 1 Jan 2013

    A two-alarm fire spread through an apartment in the Fenway (Boston) neighborhood Monday night, leaving dozens of people temporarily homeless, reports

  9. Construction Concerns: Supervisors and Concealed Spaces

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    Mon, 10 May 2010

    the building. (3) Ineffective supervision may overlook the presence of concealed spaces and the potential for rapid fire spread and for rapid structural collapse if the building uses manufactured wood products and trusses. The flip side of the

  10. 3 Killed in Three-Alarm Baltimore (MD) Fire

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    Thu, 22 Sep 2011

    children were killed by a fire that started in a southwest Baltimore home at approximately 1:30 a.m. on Thursday. The fire spread from that home to damaged nearly a dozen more, according to a report from the Washington Post and WBAL NBC 11 in Baltimore