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Bdnews24.com
‘Three more bags’ in Dhaka's Uttara canal a week after arms haulThe fire service said that they conducted a search on Saturday morning after a
‘Three more bags’ in Dhaka's Uttara canal a week after arms haul
Bdnews24.com / Posted an hour ago
The fire service said that they conducted a search on Saturday morning after a request from police. “Police asked for divers suspecting more arms were still cached in the canal. Our divers found the bags around 11:40am,” said Fire Service Control... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Lancashire Fire service to pump £5m into new enginesLANCASHIRE Fire Service is investing nearly £5 million in new fire engines. Th
Lancashire Fire service to pump £5m into new engines
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
LANCASHIRE Fire Service is investing nearly £5 million in new fire engines. The service has initially bought ten new Euro-6 DAF LF 250 FAs costing a total of £1.9 million to replace the long-serving DAF fleet. Two of those appliances will be based... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Three treated after Telford crash « Shropshire Starinterchange at 6.40pm yesterday. Three fire appliances were sent, along with t
Three treated after Telford crash « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 3 hours ago
interchange at 6.40pm yesterday. Three fire appliances were sent, along with the ambulance service and police. A fire service spokesman said three people received first aid from ambulance crews and fire service personnel and the vehicles... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Retiree faces new pace after 4 decades of managing emergenciescareer fireman, but a career in public safety was as close as he could get, he
Retiree faces new pace after 4 decades of managing emergencies
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
career fireman, but a career in public safety was as close as he could get, he said. "I did everything I could to help the fire service," Knecht said. "I think dedication was a huge part of what he was, or is," said Williamsport Deputy Fire Chief... Read more
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NZCity
Porirua boy burnt in petrol can blaston Saturday afternoon following the explosion. The petrol can blaze had been p
Porirua boy burnt in petrol can blast
NZCity / Posted 7 hours ago
on Saturday afternoon following the explosion. The petrol can blaze had been put out by the time firefighters arrived, Fire Service central communications shift manager Mike Wanoa says. The boy suffered serious burns and would be taken to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Adelaide house fire linked to cannabis crop, police sayat $100,000. A separate overnight fire at Mount Barker has left an estimated d
Adelaide house fire linked to cannabis crop, police say
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 hours ago
at $100,000. A separate overnight fire at Mount Barker has left an estimated damage bill of up to $200,000. The Country Fire Service was called to the house on Zanker Drive about 3:25am. A man was taken to the Royal Adelaide Hospital with... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Young boy seriously burned in explosionthe child after he sustained serious status two burns to his body. A police sp
Young boy seriously burned in explosion
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
the child after he sustained serious status two burns to his body. A police spokeswoman said they were assisting the fire service with what appeared to be a gas explosion at a house in Porirua. Investigations were continuing into the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Yarloop residents haunted by January firesof Yarloop. This week a report into the blaze was released. The report by for
Yarloop residents haunted by January fires
Sky News Australia / Posted 9 hours ago
of Yarloop. This week a report into the blaze was released. The report by former Victorian and South Australian Country Fire Service chief Euan Ferguson focused on January's devastating lightning-sparked bushfire at Yarloop, which killed two... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Lawrence council rejects plan to fund ambulance serviceleaving for higher-paying jobs with other departments. Instead of a raise, the
Lawrence council rejects plan to fund ambulance service
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 10 hours ago
leaving for higher-paying jobs with other departments. Instead of a raise, the Democrat-controlled city council decided the fire service should pay more than twice that in overtime to staff the ambulance. Last month alone, the city paid $8,600 out... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Investigation into Mt Wellington blzestill at work extinguishing the fire and a specialist fire investigator is resp
Investigation into Mt Wellington blze
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
still at work extinguishing the fire and a specialist fire investigator is responding to the scene," a spokesman for the fire service said. "The arrival message was the house was fully involved in fire, so it's fair to assume the house is going... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Operation Firecracker cracks down on drunk drivingpatrol officers on the streets, Nail said. Personally, Nail has one son who wo
Operation Firecracker cracks down on drunk driving
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 11 hours ago
patrol officers on the streets, Nail said. Personally, Nail has one son who works in law enforcement and another in fire service while his wife is traveling constantly. “They travel the roadways each day,” he said. He worries about their... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Icy weather in NSW to ease; Queensland hit with gale force windsalso brought down a number of trees and power lines on the Sunshine Coast and G
Icy weather in NSW to ease; Queensland hit with gale force winds
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 hours ago
also brought down a number of trees and power lines on the Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast but the gusts had eased. The fire service said part of the roof of the Kemp Place fire station in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley was also dislodged in the... Read more
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NZCity
Hundreds feel Cook Strait quakeas strong. Nearly 900 people reported feeling the quake, most around Wellingto
Hundreds feel Cook Strait quake
NZCity / Posted 14 hours ago
as strong. Nearly 900 people reported feeling the quake, most around Wellington, Blenheim and Nelson. However, the Fire Service reported no damage from the shake. There have been several significant quakes centred under the Cook Strait and... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Company could help Hattiesburg find 'thousands of dollars per month' in unpaid water billswithout a meter," he said. "There is an opportunity there for unbilled water. F
Company could help Hattiesburg find 'thousands of dollars per month' in unpaid water bills
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 14 hours ago
without a meter," he said. "There is an opportunity there for unbilled water. Fire lines are supposed to be dedicated for fire service only. Quite often we find that this water is being used for domestic purposes and never getting... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Wilmington Fire Dept. seeking more diversitythe community." McDowell hopes that by recruiting formally and informally, the
Wilmington Fire Dept. seeking more diversity
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 14 hours ago
the community." McDowell hopes that by recruiting formally and informally, the numbers will continue to improve. "The fire service has always been a traditionally Caucasian, male-dominated profession," he said, "It began in the rural... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Australia draws away top rural fire officerOtago Rural Fire Authority will cease to exist from July 1, 2017 after it was a
Australia draws away top rural fire officer
Otago Daily Times / Posted 16 hours ago
Otago Rural Fire Authority will cease to exist from July 1, 2017 after it was announced in April that the New Zealand Fire Service, National Rural Fire Authority and the fire functions of more than 40 rural fire authorities would be merged... Read more
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walesonline
Firefighters honour Ely Firefighter Patrick Walsha guard of honour for Patrick Walsh who served at Ely fire station in Cardiff
Firefighters honour Ely Firefighter Patrick Walsh
walesonline / Posted 17 hours ago
a guard of honour for Patrick Walsh who served at Ely fire station in Cardiff A floral tribute in firefighter Walsh’s fire service number, 55874, accompanied his coffin. A fundraising page in his memory has now reached more than £1,600. The... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Delays after two crashes on M60Mill in Carrington where 400 tonnes of paper went up in flames yesterday. The
Delays after two crashes on M60
Manchester Evening News / Posted 17 hours ago
Mill in Carrington where 400 tonnes of paper went up in flames yesterday. The blaze was brought under control but the fire service is using thermal imaging cameras as firefighters dampen down there today. They could remain at the scene for... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Woman trapped in vehicle had to be cut out following A3 crashdriver suffered injuries to her legs and remained in hospital as of Friday afte
Woman trapped in vehicle had to be cut out following A3 crash
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 17 hours ago
driver suffered injuries to her legs and remained in hospital as of Friday afternoon. A specialist vehicle had to be used to recover the vehicle from the trees. Following the extrication that vehicle was made safe by... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Four water main breaks hit central Columbiawere reported around 6 p.m. at these locations: 1. 825 S. Walnut St.; 20 custo
Four water main breaks hit central Columbia
KOMU Columbia / Posted 18 hours ago
were reported around 6 p.m. at these locations: 1. 825 S. Walnut St.; 20 customers were affected. 2. 15 Hitt St.; the fire service line broke. 3. 911 S. West Blvd.; five customers were affected. 4. 812 Worley St.; 20 customers were... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Four die, several injured as elevator falls causing wall collapse, fire in UttaraFire Service Director General Mohammad Ali Ahmad Khan has confirmed the number
Four die, several injured as elevator falls causing wall collapse, fire in Uttara
Bdnews24.com / Posted 18 hours ago
Fire Service Director General Mohammad Ali Ahmad Khan has confirmed the number and cause of deaths to bdnews24.com. He also said at least 10 people were injured in the incident. Uttara East Police Station Inspector Kazi Shahan said the injured were... Read more
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The Comet
Police hub could be coming to Biggleswade as part of Police and Crime Plan for BedfordshireBuzzard all need hubs, and the north of the county needs one – potentially at B
Police hub could be coming to Biggleswade as part of Police and Crime Plan for Bedfordshire
The Comet / Posted 19 hours ago
Buzzard all need hubs, and the north of the county needs one – potentially at Biggleswade or – with the agreement of the fire service, sharing in Shefford. Mrs Holloway has highlighted the need to rebuild confidence in the force, which she... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
High-rise catches fire in Uttara, several injuredhave been burnt in the blaze that started in the basement of Alauddin Tower aro
High-rise catches fire in Uttara, several injured
Bdnews24.com / Posted 19 hours ago
have been burnt in the blaze that started in the basement of Alauddin Tower around 6:30pm on Thursday. An official at the Fire Service control room said the firefighters put out the fire after about one half hours' of effort. Uttara East Police... Read more
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Daily Mail
Tanmil Nadu locals mourn elephant who died in capitivtytook place during the 10-hour, night-long Operation Maharaj which involved arou
Tanmil Nadu locals mourn elephant who died in capitivty
Daily Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
took place during the 10-hour, night-long Operation Maharaj which involved around 50 forest staff as well as police, fire service, revenue and health authorities. RELATED ARTICLES Moosic to their ears! Blues-loving cows come running... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Crews getting handle on Border FirePOTRERO, Calif. -- Nearly 2,000 firefighters were working Friday to subdue a wi
Crews getting handle on Border Fire
KGTV San Diego / Posted 20 hours ago
POTRERO, Calif. -- Nearly 2,000 firefighters were working Friday to subdue a wildfire in the far southern reaches of San Diego County that destroyed five homes, damaged a sixth and forced widespread evacuations since it erupted last weekend. As of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Joint Security Storms Abandoned MOD Buildingsecurity team comprising members of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL), Liberia
Joint Security Storms Abandoned MOD Building
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
security team comprising members of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL), Liberia National Police (LNP), and Liberia National Fire Service (LNFS) yesterday stormed the Ministry of Defense building in Congo Town, Monrovia, in search of suspected drug... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Dad doused himself in petrol and set it alight while driving to custody hearingof the driver." Ms Threlfall said the car stopped almost immediately after the
Dad doused himself in petrol and set it alight while driving to custody hearing
Daily Mirror / Posted 21 hours ago
of the driver." Ms Threlfall said the car stopped almost immediately after the explosion so she pulled over and called the fire service. The fire was so intense the tops of the vehicle's doors had bowed and it needed four times the usual amount of... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Firefighters race to Blenheim Palace as part of fake fire drillstaff were available to show crews the best access to save such items. Area ma
Firefighters race to Blenheim Palace as part of fake fire drill
Oxford Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
staff were available to show crews the best access to save such items. Area manager Mat Carlile, head of operations at the fire service said: "These exercises are vital in ensuring that we maintain an effective response to protect buildings and... Read more
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Daily Record
Workers seize golden opportunity for selfie with new Light and Life statueguiding star of the west. Kenny’s famous works include the statue of former fi
Workers seize golden opportunity for selfie with new Light and Life statue
Daily Record / Posted 22 hours ago
guiding star of the west. Kenny’s famous works include the statue of former first minister Donald Dewar at the top of Buchanan Street in Glasgow and a depiction of James Braidwood, father of the British fire service, on the Royal Mile in Edinb... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Man airlifted to hospital after crash in Nelsonto hospital suffering spinal injuries A silver Vauxhall Astra was also involve
Man airlifted to hospital after crash in Nelson
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 23 hours ago
to hospital suffering spinal injuries A silver Vauxhall Astra was also involved in the incident. MORE TOP STORIES: A fire service spokesman said: "Two fire engines and crews were assigned to the rescue of a man trapped in a car following a... Read more
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WA Today
Professional firefighters say no need for a dedicated WA country serviceisn't needed if existing agencies work together better. The report by former V
Professional firefighters say no need for a dedicated WA country service
WA Today / Posted yesterday
isn't needed if existing agencies work together better. The report by former Victorian and South Australian Country Fire Service chief Euan Ferguson focused on January's devastating lightning-sparked bushfire at Yarloop, which killed two... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Firefighters tackle Shropshire barn blaze « Shropshire StarMidlands Ambulance Service, confirmed that although they attended, as well as a
Firefighters tackle Shropshire barn blaze « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted yesterday
Midlands Ambulance Service, confirmed that although they attended, as well as a paramedic officer, nobody was injured and they were able to stand down at about 1am. The fire service left the scene shortly after 2.45am. Subscribe to our mailing... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Waroona inquiry rural fire service plan met with cautionWaroona fire inquiry: Rural fire service proposal met with caution Both sides
Waroona inquiry rural fire service plan met with caution
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Waroona fire inquiry: Rural fire service proposal met with caution Both sides of Western Australian politics remain cautious about embracing the key recommendation of an inquiry into the Waroona bushfires, advocating the creation of a rural fire... Read more
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Perth Now
Firefighters reject key Yarloop inquiryisn’t needed if existing agencies work together better. The report by former V
Firefighters reject key Yarloop inquiry
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
isn’t needed if existing agencies work together better. The report by former Victorian and South Australian Country Fire Service chief Euan Ferguson focused on January’s devastating lightning-sparked bushfire at Yarloop, which killed two... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Four water main breaks hit central Columbia, cause unknownwere reported around 6 p.m. at these locations: 1. 825 S. Walnut St.; 20 custo
Four water main breaks hit central Columbia, cause unknown
KOMU Columbia / Posted yesterday
were reported around 6 p.m. at these locations: 1. 825 S. Walnut St.; 20 customers were affected. 2. 15 Hitt St.; the fire service line broke. 3. 911 S. West Blvd.; five customers were affected. 4. 812 Worley St.; 20 customers were... Read more
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Weekly Times
Auxiliary station closure claims deniedinto allegations of a plan to replace a number of auxiliary stations with volun
Auxiliary station closure claims denied
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
into allegations of a plan to replace a number of auxiliary stations with volunteer-run services — such as the Rural Fire Service and State Emergency Service — in cost-cutting measures. The proposal sparked fears some rural communities would... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
4 water main breaks hit central Columbia, cause unknownthe water main breaks occurred at these locations: 1. 825 S. Walnut St.; 20 cu
4 water main breaks hit central Columbia, cause unknown
KOMU Columbia / Posted yesterday
the water main breaks occurred at these locations: 1. 825 S. Walnut St.; 20 customers were affected. 2. 15 Hitt St.; the fire service line broke. 3. 911 S. West Blvd.; five customers were affected. 4. 812 Worley St.; 20 customers were... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
$600,000 bill for improper call-outsThe Fire Service attended 18,650 false alarms across the country last year. Ha
$600,000 bill for improper call-outs
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
The Fire Service attended 18,650 false alarms across the country last year. Hawke's Bay residents and businesses were billed almost $600,000 over the past five years for calling the Fire Service when there was no emergency. Fire Service figures... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Two people critically injured in serious crash north of Aucklandincluding numerous fire appliances and a rescue helicopter are en route to the
Two people critically injured in serious crash north of Auckland
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
including numerous fire appliances and a rescue helicopter are en route to the accident near Schollum Access Rd. A Fire Service spokeswoman said there were two motorbikes and one vehicle involved. "No one is trapped, but the road is closed... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norfolk Floods: Emergency services respond to hundreds of calls as flooding causes chaoscentre facilities in Dereham. Traffic on Yarmouth Road, Thorpe as flash floodi
Norfolk Floods: Emergency services respond to hundreds of calls as flooding causes chaos
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
centre facilities in Dereham. Traffic on Yarmouth Road, Thorpe as flash flooding hits Norwich. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY The fire service is also working with the county council and is being assisted by 4x4 volunteers. It is thought that more than... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norfolk Floods: Emergency services respond to hundreds of calls as flooding causes chaoscentre facilities in Dereham. Traffic on Yarmouth Road, Thorpe as flash floodi
Norfolk Floods: Emergency services respond to hundreds of calls as flooding causes chaos
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
centre facilities in Dereham. Traffic on Yarmouth Road, Thorpe as flash flooding hits Norwich. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY The fire service is also working with the county council and is being assisted by 4x4 volunteers. It is thought that more than... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Council OKs fire agreementOak Bay council authorized its staff to participate in a new Fire Service Agree
Council OKs fire agreement
Oak Bay News / Posted yesterday
Oak Bay council authorized its staff to participate in a new Fire Service Agreement with Saanich, Esquimalt, View Royal and Central Saanich to “enhance the level of life safety and property protection available to citizens in the participating... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Young family escapes unit firechild was sleeping. The young family were alerted to the blaze, on Kelly Ave,
Young family escapes unit fire
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
child was sleeping. The young family were alerted to the blaze, on Kelly Ave, about 3.30am and contacted the Metropolitan Fire Service. An MFS spokeswoman said 20 fire fighters on four appliances found a bedroom in the unit “well alight”, but... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norfolk Floods: Emergency services respond to hundreds of callscentre facilities in Dereham. Traffic on Yarmouth Road, Thorpe as flash floodi
Norfolk Floods: Emergency services respond to hundreds of calls
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
centre facilities in Dereham. Traffic on Yarmouth Road, Thorpe as flash flooding hits Norwich. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY The fire service is also working with the county council and is being assisted by 4x4 volunteers. A spokesman said they had been... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Paramedics to stop fire fighters from taking over medical calls.will review and take appropriate actions. Chatham kent fire service wants to
Paramedics to stop fire fighters from taking over medical calls.
Chatham Daily News / Posted yesterday
will review and take appropriate actions. Chatham kent fire service wants to completely take over medical calls, instead of having paramedics do them. CK fire service is composed... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norfolk Floods: Emergency services respond to hundreds of callscentre facilities in Dereham. Traffic on Yarmouth Road, Thorpe as flash floodi
Norfolk Floods: Emergency services respond to hundreds of calls
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
centre facilities in Dereham. Traffic on Yarmouth Road, Thorpe as flash flooding hits Norwich. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY The fire service is also working with the county council and is being assisted by 4x4 volunteers. A spokesman said they had been... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Coming up tonight: Keeping fireworks legal, safesafeJennifer Wade reports on how Bend FD checks the stands; safety tips offered
Coming up tonight: Keeping fireworks legal, safe
KTVZ Bend / Posted yesterday
safeJennifer Wade reports on how Bend FD checks the stands; safety tips offered The Office of State Fire Marshal, Oregon fire service, Keep Oregon Green, natural resource agencies, Oregon fireworks wholesalers, and safety experts encourage... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
125 years of service and tradition: Clayton Fire Company marks milestone anniversaryto ever-changing demands such as keeping up with the latest training and techno
125 years of service and tradition: Clayton Fire Company marks milestone anniversary
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted yesterday
to ever-changing demands such as keeping up with the latest training and technology. “Tradition is very important in the fire service,” said Skip. “We use it to not only honor the company’s deep history but to also honor those members that forged... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Flooding hits communities across NorfolkService have tonight been “inundated” with flooding-related calls, many of whic
Flooding hits communities across Norfolk
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Service have tonight been “inundated” with flooding-related calls, many of which are in the Dereham and Watton area. The fire service is currently dealing with more than 100 “ongoing incidents” 32 of which are in Watton. A spokesman said they... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Windows blown out as fire engulfs Kensington houseand could see smoke coming out into the street. It was properly on fire and the
Windows blown out as fire engulfs Kensington house
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
and could see smoke coming out into the street. It was properly on fire and there was an explosion and the windows went out. “I’ve never seen anything like it before, it just exploded. “I could here it crackling. The fire service arrived rapi... Read more
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