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The North West Star
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quitsbecause of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone fo
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quits
The North West Star / Posted 2 hours ago
because of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone follows the sacked CFA board, and former emergency services minister Jane Garrett and CFA chief executive Lucinda Nolan who both resigned. They all objected to the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quitsbecause of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone fo
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quits
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 hours ago
because of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone follows the sacked CFA board, and former emergency services minister Jane Garrett and CFA chief executive Lucinda Nolan who both resigned. They all objected to the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quitsbecause of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone fo
Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quits
The Border Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
because of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone follows the sacked CFA board, and former emergency services minister Jane Garrett and CFA chief executive Lucinda Nolan who both resigned. They all objected to the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quitsbecause of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone fo
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quits
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 hours ago
because of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone follows the sacked CFA board, and former emergency services minister Jane Garrett and CFA chief executive Lucinda Nolan who both resigned. They all objected to the... Read more
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The Courier
Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quitsbecause of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone fo
Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quits
The Courier / Posted 2 hours ago
because of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone follows the sacked CFA board, and former emergency services minister Jane Garrett and CFA chief executive Lucinda Nolan who both resigned. They all objected to the... Read more
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Perth Now
Vic CFA chief quits over union pay dealwith the United Firefighters Union. "In addition, it impedes my vision for CFA
Vic CFA chief quits over union pay deal
Perth Now / Posted 2 hours ago
with the United Firefighters Union. "In addition, it impedes my vision for CFA as a modern, contemporary and inclusive emergency service," Mr Buffone said in a statement to members of the volunteer-based organisation. "I believe the agreement... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quitsbecause of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone fo
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quits
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 hours ago
because of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone follows the sacked CFA board, and former emergency services minister Jane Garrett and CFA chief executive Lucinda Nolan who both resigned. They all objected to the... Read more
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The Young Witness
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quitsbecause of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone fo
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quits
The Young Witness / Posted 3 hours ago
because of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone follows the sacked CFA board, and former emergency services minister Jane Garrett and CFA chief executive Lucinda Nolan who both resigned. They all objected to the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
CFA chief fire officer quits in ‘disgust’by an industrial agreement,” he said. “In addition it impedes my vision for CF
CFA chief fire officer quits in ‘disgust’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
by an industrial agreement,” he said. “In addition it impedes my vision for CFA as a modern, contemporary and inclusive emergency service. “I believe the agreement will tie the hands of those who are obliged by law protect the safety of... Read more
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Western Advocate
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quitsbecause of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone fo
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quits
Western Advocate / Posted 3 hours ago
because of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone follows the sacked CFA board, and former emergency services minister Jane Garrett and CFA chief executive Lucinda Nolan who both resigned. They all objected to the... Read more
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Kiama Independent
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quitsbecause of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone fo
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quits
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 hours ago
because of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone follows the sacked CFA board, and former emergency services minister Jane Garrett and CFA chief executive Lucinda Nolan who both resigned. They all objected to the... Read more
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Manning River Times
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quitsbecause of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone fo
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quits
Manning River Times / Posted 3 hours ago
because of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone follows the sacked CFA board, and former emergency services minister Jane Garrett and CFA chief executive Lucinda Nolan who both resigned. They all objected to the... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quitsbecause of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone fo
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quits
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 3 hours ago
because of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone follows the sacked CFA board, and former emergency services minister Jane Garrett and CFA chief executive Lucinda Nolan who both resigned. They all objected to the... Read more
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The Border Mail
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quitsbecause of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone, l
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quits
The Border Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
because of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone, like the sacked CFA board, and the resigned emergency services minister Jane Garrett and CFA chief executive Lucinda Nolan, objected to the deal because it would hand... Read more
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The Border Mail
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quitsbecause of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone fo
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quits
The Border Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
because of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone follows the sacked CFA board, and former emergency services minister Jane Garrett and CFA chief executive Lucinda Nolan who both resigned. They all objected to the... Read more
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The Courier
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quitsbecause of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone, l
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quits
The Courier / Posted 3 hours ago
because of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone, like the sacked CFA board, and the resigned emergency services minister Jane Garrett and CFA chief executive Lucinda Nolan, objected to the deal because it would hand... Read more
18 related stories
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Weekly Times
CFA chief fire officer quits in ‘disgust’by an industrial agreement,” he said. “In addition it impedes my vision for CF
CFA chief fire officer quits in ‘disgust’
Weekly Times / Posted 4 hours ago
by an industrial agreement,” he said. “In addition it impedes my vision for CFA as a modern, contemporary and inclusive emergency service. “The safety of the community has always been, and remains, my highest priority.” Mr Buffone, who was... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Chinchilla praised after fifth round of Shell Sunshine State Seriesmany hands make light work, and Jenner said there were two groups who she wante
Chinchilla praised after fifth round of Shell Sunshine State Series
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 4 hours ago
many hands make light work, and Jenner said there were two groups who she wanted to make special mention of. “The Tara Emergency Service Cadets – they sent out 15 kids each day,” she said. “They volunteered their time and worked extremely hard... Read more
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The Age
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quitsbecause of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone, l
CFA Crisis: Chief fire officer Joe Buffone quits
The Age / Posted 4 hours ago
because of fears he would be in breach of his legislated duties. Mr Buffone, like the sacked CFA board, and the resigned emergency services minister Jane Garrett and CFA chief executive Lucinda Nolan, objected to the deal because it would hand... Read more
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Daily Mail
Three-man ISIS cell created suicide shootout to cause maximum chaosoutside Istanbul's international airport after explosions and gunfire shook the
Three-man ISIS cell created suicide shootout to cause maximum chaos
Daily Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
outside Istanbul's international airport after explosions and gunfire shook the terminal Turkish security agencies and emergency services gathered outside Ataturk airport after it was hit by a suicide bomb attack Relatives of those who were... Read more
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Daily Mail
Survivor tells of terror inside Istanbul airportoutside Istanbul's international airport after explosions and gunfire shook the
Survivor tells of terror inside Istanbul airport
Daily Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
outside Istanbul's international airport after explosions and gunfire shook the terminal Turkish security agencies and emergency services gathered outside Ataturk airport after it was hit by a suicide bomb attack Desperate passengers embrace... Read more
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Psych Central
Early Screening Can ID First Responders with Mental Health RisksA new UK study has discovered emergency service workers at risk for mental heal
Early Screening Can ID First Responders with Mental Health Risks
Psych Central / Posted 16 hours ago
A new UK study has discovered emergency service workers at risk for mental health issues can be identified by screening during their first week of training. Individuals at risk can then receive preventative interventions to increase mental... Read more
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The Register
Dixons, UK's fifth 'emergency service', brushes off Brexit scare storiesDixon Carphone - which, god help, us wants to become the fifth emergency servic
Dixons, UK's fifth 'emergency service', brushes off Brexit scare stories
The Register / Posted 16 hours ago
Dixon Carphone - which, god help, us wants to become the fifth emergency service in the UK - this morning played down the personal impact of market “volatility” that a post-Brexit vote will “inevitably” cause as it reported bumper profits for fiscal... Read more
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The Courier
Police, paramedics push for WorkCover presumption job caused PTSDpost-traumatic stress disorder diagnosed in frontline workers was caused by the
Police, paramedics push for WorkCover presumption job caused PTSD
The Courier / Posted 17 hours ago
post-traumatic stress disorder diagnosed in frontline workers was caused by their jobs. This would reverse the onus on emergency service workers to prove to the insurer that their jobs made them ill. If introduced, it would be an Australian... Read more
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International Business Times
Istanbul attack: Other recent incidents at major airports around the world responsibility for the attack. A subsequent explosion at a Brussels subway stat
Istanbul attack: Other recent incidents at major airports around the world
International Business Times / Posted 18 hours ago
responsibility for the attack. A subsequent explosion at a Brussels subway station kills 16 more people.22 March 2016: Emergency service personnel gather near broken windows at Brussels airport following bomb attacksYorick Jansens 28 December... Read more
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The Border Mail
Police, paramedics push for WorkCover presumption job caused PTSDpost-traumatic stress disorder diagnosed in frontline workers was caused by the
Police, paramedics push for WorkCover presumption job caused PTSD
The Border Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
post-traumatic stress disorder diagnosed in frontline workers was caused by their jobs. This would reverse the onus on emergency service workers to prove to the insurer that their jobs made them ill. If introduced, it would be an Australian... Read more
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WA Today
Perth traffic chaos: lone man cleans up Mitchell Freeway truck spill, five others watchPerth aerial vision of the incident captured one person with a broom working fe
Perth traffic chaos: lone man cleans up Mitchell Freeway truck spill, five others watch
WA Today / Posted 19 hours ago
Perth aerial vision of the incident captured one person with a broom working feverishly to cover the spilled fuel as five emergency service workers sat along the freeway barrier seemingly unfazed by the urgency of the situation. Main Roads had... Read more
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New York Post
4-foot long black rat snake slithers into Queens warehouseThis slithery intruder slipped into a Queens warehouse — was removed by the NYP
4-foot long black rat snake slithers into Queens warehouse
New York Post / Posted 21 hours ago
This slithery intruder slipped into a Queens warehouse — was removed by the NYPD’s Emergency Service Unit Tuesday. The black rat snake was spotted among the boxes at a Chinese export company on 59th Street in Woodside at about 11:30 a.m. Officers... Read more
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ARRL Amateur Radio News
West Virginia ARES Units on Alert for Possible Activation in Wake of FloodingAll Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) districts and counties in West Virgi
West Virginia ARES Units on Alert for Possible Activation in Wake of Flooding
ARRL Amateur Radio News / Posted yesterday
All Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) districts and counties in West Virginia are on alert for possible activation in the aftermath of severe flooding, which has claimed at least 2 dozen lives, destroyed hundreds of homes, and damaged countless... Read more
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Northern Star
Cost to travel in an ambulance increasesFROM July 1 the cost of emergency service by NSW Ambulance will increase. Afte
Cost to travel in an ambulance increases
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
FROM July 1 the cost of emergency service by NSW Ambulance will increase. After subsidy is applied, from July 1, 2016, NSW residents requiring an emergency service provided by NSW Ambulance (road ambulance, fixed wing aircraft, helicopter or a... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Investigation into asbestos at CFA training facilityused for training at emergency management training centre. ASBESTOS has been f
Investigation into asbestos at CFA training facility
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
used for training at emergency management training centre. ASBESTOS has been found in a large pile of rubble at a Huntly emergency services facility used for training Country Fire Authority personnel. The Victorian Emergency Management Training... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Investigation into asbestos at CFA training facilityused for training at emergency management training centre. ASBESTOS has been f
Investigation into asbestos at CFA training facility
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
used for training at emergency management training centre. ASBESTOS has been found in a large pile of rubble at a Huntly emergency services facility used for training Country Fire Authority personnel. The Victorian Emergency Management Training... Read more
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The Young Witness
Investigation into asbestos at CFA training facilityused for training at emergency management training centre. ASBESTOS has been f
Investigation into asbestos at CFA training facility
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
used for training at emergency management training centre. ASBESTOS has been found in a large pile of rubble at a Huntly emergency services facility used for training Country Fire Authority personnel. The Victorian Emergency Management Training... Read more
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Western Advocate
Investigation into asbestos at CFA training facilityused for training at emergency management training centre. ASBESTOS has been f
Investigation into asbestos at CFA training facility
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
used for training at emergency management training centre. ASBESTOS has been found in a large pile of rubble at a Huntly emergency services facility used for training Country Fire Authority personnel. The Victorian Emergency Management Training... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Call for new laws to deal with PTSD for emergency workersGovernment is being urged to introduce new laws to change the way it handles po
Call for new laws to deal with PTSD for emergency workers
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Government is being urged to introduce new laws to change the way it handles post traumatic stress disorder claims by emergency service workers. In a joint submission to Police Minister Lisa Neville, the Victorian Police Association and the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Investigation into asbestos at CFA training facilityused for training at emergency management training centre. ASBESTOS has been f
Investigation into asbestos at CFA training facility
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
used for training at emergency management training centre. ASBESTOS has been found in a large pile of rubble at a Huntly emergency services facility used for training Country Fire Authority personnel. The Victorian Emergency Management Training... Read more
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walesonline
Police carry out major counter-terrorism exercise in Walesnear Ffos Las Racecourse and Llantrisant Common, in Rhondda Cynon Taff, were ex
Police carry out major counter-terrorism exercise in Wales
walesonline / Posted yesterday
near Ffos Las Racecourse and Llantrisant Common, in Rhondda Cynon Taff, were expected to become aware of a large number of emergency service vehicles and were likely to hear loud noises, simulated explosions and “blank” gunfire during exercise on... Read more
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Sussex Express
Mum dials 999 for choking baby - and is put on holdtried to dislodge the plastic, but called 999 after Reggie started to turn blue
Mum dials 999 for choking baby - and is put on hold
Sussex Express / Posted yesterday
tried to dislodge the plastic, but called 999 after Reggie started to turn blue. However after choosing her required emergency service, Kirsty was shocked to be put on hold. She said: “I have never heard of anyone being put on hold on 999... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Mum dials 999 for choking baby - and is put on holdtried to dislodge the plastic, but called 999 after Reggie started to turn blue
Mum dials 999 for choking baby - and is put on hold
Chichester Observer / Posted yesterday
tried to dislodge the plastic, but called 999 after Reggie started to turn blue. However after choosing her required emergency service, Kirsty was shocked to be put on hold. She said: “I have never heard of anyone being put on hold on 999... Read more
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walesonline
Explosions and gunfire expected in terrorist response exercisesin Wales on Tuesday. Read More South Wales and Dyfed Powys Police are jointly
Explosions and gunfire expected in terrorist response exercises
walesonline / Posted yesterday
in Wales on Tuesday. Read More South Wales and Dyfed Powys Police are jointly hosting the exercise to test the blue light emergency services’ response to a major terrorist incident. It's been in the planning for over a year According to the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Emergency services mobilised for terror attack simulations across WalesEmergency services will test their response to a major terror attack today in a
Emergency services mobilised for terror attack simulations across Wales
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
Emergency services will test their response to a major terror attack today in an exercise planned for a year. It comes seven months after terrorists killed 130 people in a series of coordinated attacks on Paris, and three months after Islamic... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Truck crash sends cars 'flying into air', closes Parramatta Road in Croydonthe air," Gerald said. He said a total of 10 vehicles were involved in the cras
Truck crash sends cars 'flying into air', closes Parramatta Road in Croydon
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
the air," Gerald said. He said a total of 10 vehicles were involved in the crash. The Transport Management Centre said emergency service workers were attempting to free a motorist trapped in one of the vehicles at 11.15am. A NSW Ambulance... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Costumes, crafts and craziness at RSC Under-8’s Dayout. Activities included mask making, decorating pet rocks, using playdoh, enj
Costumes, crafts and craziness at RSC Under-8’s Day
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
out. Activities included mask making, decorating pet rocks, using playdoh, enjoying the slime pit and interacting with emergency service officers that visited the school. Head of Department Junior Campus Felicity Ditchburn said the day was an... Read more
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Daily Mail
Former sorority sister is jailed for life for throwing baby in trashor father) can leave the infant with: a medical worker in a hospital; a medical
Former sorority sister is jailed for life for throwing baby in trash
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
or father) can leave the infant with: a medical worker in a hospital; a medical worker at a fire department or other emergency service organization; or a peace officer at a law enforcement agency. The birth parent is not required to provide... Read more
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Perth Now
‘Don’t do this, they’re our kids’going through a difficult time,” Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls told repor
‘Don’t do this, they’re our kids’
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
going through a difficult time,” Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls told reporters. Photos posted to social media show emergency service personnel leading the weeping father through the first moments of life without his daughters and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
‘Don’t do this, they’re our kids’going through a difficult time,” Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls told repor
‘Don’t do this, they’re our kids’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
going through a difficult time,” Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls told reporters. Photos posted to social media show emergency service personnel leading the weeping father through the first moments of life without his daughters and... Read more
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express
Several injured after explosion in busy city centreindicated the explosion happened in the kitchen area of the cafe. Witnesses cl
Several injured after explosion in busy city centre
express / Posted 2 days ago
indicated the explosion happened in the kitchen area of the cafe. Witnesses claimed they smelled gas at the scene. Emergency service were still at the scene, according to the latest reports. Police are treating the incident as an accident,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘Don’t do this, they’re our kids’going through a difficult time,” Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls told repor
‘Don’t do this, they’re our kids’
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
going through a difficult time,” Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls told reporters. Photos posted to social media show emergency service personnel leading the weeping father through the first moments of life without his daughters and... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Public corruption can be exposed at all levelsaccounts payable for compliance," Goodson said. "The real issue is the level of
Public corruption can be exposed at all levels
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
accounts payable for compliance," Goodson said. "The real issue is the level of control." Smaller cities or entities like emergency service districts or water districts might not have adequate resources to separate accounting functions. In that... Read more
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News.com.au
‘Don’t do this, they’re our kids’going through a difficult time,” Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls told repor
‘Don’t do this, they’re our kids’
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
going through a difficult time,” Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls told reporters. Photos posted to social media show emergency service personnel leading the weeping father through the first moments of life without his daughters and... Read more
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