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The Young Witness
Australia's abnormally warm winter will extend through springconsidering an early start to the bushfire season for most of NSW and southern
The Young Witness / Posted 5 minutes ago
considering an early start to the bushfire season for most of NSW and southern Queensland," Mr Pippard said. The NSW Rural Fire Service said on Wednesday they were battling 70 fires across the state, with many still active on Thursday... Read more
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Western Advocate
Australia's abnormally warm winter will extend through springconsidering an early start to the bushfire season for most of NSW and southern
Western Advocate / Posted 14 minutes ago
considering an early start to the bushfire season for most of NSW and southern Queensland," Mr Pippard said. The NSW Rural Fire Service said on Wednesday they were battling 70 fires across the state, with many still active on Thursday... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Australia's abnormally warm winter will extend through springconsidering an early start to the bushfire season for most of NSW and southern
Daily Liberal / Posted 36 minutes ago
considering an early start to the bushfire season for most of NSW and southern Queensland," Mr Pippard said. The NSW Rural Fire Service said on Wednesday they were battling 70 fires across the state, with many still active on Thursday... Read more
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The Border Mail
Australia's abnormally warm winter will extend through springconsidering an early start to the bushfire season for most of NSW and southern
The Border Mail / Posted 39 minutes ago
considering an early start to the bushfire season for most of NSW and southern Queensland," Mr Pippard said. The NSW Rural Fire Service said on Wednesday they were battling 70 fires across the state, with many still active on Thursday... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Australia's abnormally warm winter will extend through springconsidering an early start to the bushfire season for most of NSW and southern
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 42 minutes ago
considering an early start to the bushfire season for most of NSW and southern Queensland," Mr Pippard said. The NSW Rural Fire Service said on Wednesday they were battling 70 fires across the state, with many still active on Thursday... Read more
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Canberra Times
Winter warmth predicted to extend through spring for most of Australiaconsidering an early start to the bushfire season for most of NSW and southern
Canberra Times / Posted 52 minutes ago
considering an early start to the bushfire season for most of NSW and southern Queensland," Mr Pippard said. The NSW Rural Fire Service said on Wednesday they were battling 70 fires across the state, with many still active on Thursday morning: At... Read more
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Manning River Times
Tinonee RFS brace for record fire seasonTinonee Rural Fire Service are getting ready for a record fire season with a fi
Manning River Times / Posted an hour ago
Tinonee Rural Fire Service are getting ready for a record fire season with a firefighting display for the community. The Tinonee RFS in action in 2016 at a residential fire. With earlier than usual high temperatures predicted the Rural Fire Service... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Bushfires blaze a trail across state21 not yet contained. Two blazes on the state’s mid north coast have been down
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 hours ago
21 not yet contained. Two blazes on the state’s mid north coast have been downgraded to “advice” level after the NSW Rural Fire Service yesterday issued “watch and act” alerts for the fires in Moparrabah. Both fires remain out of control despite... Read more
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Weekly Times
Bushfires break out in NSW ahead of seasonby firefighters. Two blazes on the state’s mid north coast have been downgrade
Weekly Times / Posted 2 hours ago
by firefighters. Two blazes on the state’s mid north coast have been downgraded to “advice” level after the NSW Rural Fire Service yesterday issued “watch and act” alerts for the fires in Moparrabah. Both fires remain out of control despite... Read more
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Daily Star
'I've had people burnt beyond recognition' Brave firefighters open up about mental healthfound 27% of emergency service workers contemplated taking their own lives over
Daily Star / Posted 4 hours ago
found 27% of emergency service workers contemplated taking their own lives over stress or poor mental health while in the fire service. It comes as the wellbeing of firefighters has been thrown into the public discussion following the Grenfell... Read more
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Daily Mirror
London Fire Brigade were 'consulted' over Grenfell refurbishment and claddingfeatures of the building” in June 2016 and a "close liaison" was maintained bet
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 hours ago
features of the building” in June 2016 and a "close liaison" was maintained between the Kensington and Chelsea TMO and the fire service, according to the documents seen by the BBC. Another document described the fire service attending a briefing... Read more
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Daily Liberal
State of Barwon | Kevin HumphriesUp Congratulations to Gordon Hill who received a Rotary NSW Emergency Services
Daily Liberal / Posted 9 hours ago
Up Congratulations to Gordon Hill who received a Rotary NSW Emergency Services Community Award – NSW Rural Fire Service Officer of the Year! This award is richly deserved and a testament to the outstanding commitment Gordon has... Read more
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Gazette News
Huge plume of smoke as 20 tonnes of rubbish goes up in flames after electrical fireManningtree, Colchester and Wivenhoe were quickly on the scene, where they foun
Gazette News / Posted 10 hours ago
Manningtree, Colchester and Wivenhoe were quickly on the scene, where they found the huge mass of rubbish alight. An Essex Fire Service spokeswoman said: "This incident is on-going. "More details will be released shortly." The fire spanned an... Read more
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BC Local News
No one hurt in Port Hardy Apartment Firehot spots. Port Hardy Fire Chief Brent Borg said "everybody got out" and that
BC Local News / Posted 10 hours ago
hot spots. Port Hardy Fire Chief Brent Borg said "everybody got out" and that no one was hurt in the fire. About seven fire service vehicles, including the newly acquired Ladder 17, ambulance service, and police were all on scene. "Thanks to... Read more
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chad
Fire service tackles huge blaze in Nottinghamshire as residents urged to close doors and windowsCarlton and Stockhill are currently dealing with a derelict school fire on Roll
chad / Posted 10 hours ago
Carlton and Stockhill are currently dealing with a derelict school fire on Rolleston Drive in Arnold. Nottinghamshire Fire Service tweeted: "Please be aware that this is putting out a lot of smoke - please close doors and windows whilst we... Read more
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Northern Echo
Sparks fly over police commissioner's bid to take control of fire serviceDadd said there were rumours a deal had been done between the Fire Brigade’s Un
Northern Echo / Posted 11 hours ago
Dadd said there were rumours a deal had been done between the Fire Brigade’s Union and the PCC, that she would scrap the fire service review. Ms Mulligan said there had been no deals done but she had been quite open that she would want four crew... Read more
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The North Island Gazette
No one hurt in Port Hardy Apartment Firehot spots. Port Hardy Fire Chief Brent Borg said “everybody got out” and that
The North Island Gazette / Posted 11 hours ago
hot spots. Port Hardy Fire Chief Brent Borg said “everybody got out” and that no one was hurt in the fire. About seven fire service vehicles, including the newly acquired Ladder 17, ambulance service, and police were all on scene. “Thanks to... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Firefighters rescue woman stuck in quicksandambulance service spokesperson confirmed they’d been called to the beach at aro
Liverpool Echo / Posted 12 hours ago
ambulance service spokesperson confirmed they’d been called to the beach at around 12.55pm. A spokesperson for the Fire Service said: “Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service was called at 12.24pm and crews were alerted at 12.29pm. "They were on... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Reignited Portugal blaze strains resourceswater-dropping planes and six helicopters. No serious injuries have been repor
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 hours ago
water-dropping planes and six helicopters. No serious injuries have been reported since the fire broke out Sunday. The Fire Service hasn't issued a damage estimate, but the blaze is believed to have gutted or damaged several dozen... Read more
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Sussex Express
Six fire engines called to Falmer firesaid six fire engines were at the scene at Ridge Road, Falmer, after a call cam
Sussex Express / Posted 12 hours ago
said six fire engines were at the scene at Ridge Road, Falmer, after a call came in at 12.52pm. There were no reports of injury, a fire service spokesperson said. Firefighters remain at the scene. The fire at Falmer (Photograph: Eddie Mi... Read more
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Gazette News
Huge plume of smoke as 20 tonnes of rubbish goes up in flamesManningtree, Colchester and Wivenhoe were quickly on the scene, where they foun
Gazette News / Posted 12 hours ago
Manningtree, Colchester and Wivenhoe were quickly on the scene, where they found the huge mass of rubbish alight. An Essex Fire Service spokeswoman said: "This incident is on-going. "More details will be released shortly." The fire spanned an... Read more
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News.com.au
Our fireys in crisis as they leave in droveshas got to work out how to keep firefighters here,” she said. “It (the Governm
News.com.au / Posted 13 hours ago
has got to work out how to keep firefighters here,” she said. “It (the Government) should be working towards a viable fire service that puts the safety of its members and the community ahead of their own agendas and cost savings.” One Alice... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Our fireys in crisis as they leave in droveshas got to work out how to keep firefighters here,” she said. “It (the Governm
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 13 hours ago
has got to work out how to keep firefighters here,” she said. “It (the Government) should be working towards a viable fire service that puts the safety of its members and the community ahead of their own agendas and cost savings.” One Alice... Read more
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Gazette News
Huge plume of smoke as 20 tonnes of rubbish goes up in flamesaround 2.41pm. Crews from Manningtree, Colchester and Wivenhoe were quickly on
Gazette News / Posted 13 hours ago
around 2.41pm. Crews from Manningtree, Colchester and Wivenhoe were quickly on the scene, where they found the huge mass of rubbish alight. An Essex Fire Service spokeswoman said: "This incident is on-going. "More details will be released shortl... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Fire and police merger plan scrappedPLANS for region's police commissioner to take control of the fire service have
Oxford Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
PLANS for region's police commissioner to take control of the fire service have been scrapped. Anthony Stansfeld, police and crime commissioner for Thames Valley, said after discussions with the three fire services in the area, a decision had been... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fire-hit Greece calls off EU help as PM says conditions improvewere destroyed, authorities said. "The situation is better this morning," a fi
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 hours ago
were destroyed, authorities said. "The situation is better this morning," a fire department source told AFP. As a result, fire service spokeswoman Stavroula Malliri said Greece had cancelled a request for European assistance. "International... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Greek firefighters close to containing wildfire near Athenswater-dropping planes and six helicopters. No serious injuries have been repor
Hawaii News Now / Posted 15 hours ago
water-dropping planes and six helicopters. No serious injuries have been reported since the fire broke out Sunday. The Fire Service hasn't issued a damage estimate, but the blaze is believed to have gutted or damaged several dozen... Read more
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The Star
Firefighters contain destructive wildfire near AthensWednesday afternoon, the blaze had decreased in intensity and the perimeter con
The Star / Posted 15 hours ago
Wednesday afternoon, the blaze had decreased in intensity and the perimeter contained by firefighters was expanding, Fire Service Spokeswoman Stavroula Maliri said. Rugged terrain dotted with small communities had made the fire-fighting in... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Greek firefighters close to containing wildfire near Athenswater-dropping planes and six helicopters. No serious injuries have been repor
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 15 hours ago
water-dropping planes and six helicopters. No serious injuries have been reported since the fire broke out Sunday. The Fire Service hasn't issued a damage estimate, but the blaze is believed to have gutted or damaged several dozen... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Firefighters battle blaze at London Southend AirportSouthend Airport is still open and operating as normal.’” Later, the official
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Southend Airport is still open and operating as normal.’” Later, the official Twitter account of the Essex fire service posted: “Firefighters have worked extremely hard to quickly extinguigh the fire at @SouthendAirport. The fire is... Read more
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Bolton News
Fire crews battling blaze at Southend Airport aircraft hangarAirport is still open and operating as normal”. The hangar did not have any pl
Bolton News / Posted 15 hours ago
Airport is still open and operating as normal”. The hangar did not have any planes inside when the fire broke out, the fire service said. A later statement said: “Firefighters have almost extinguished the fire. Firefighters are using thermal... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Fire crews battling blaze at Southend Airport aircraft hangarAirport is still open and operating as normal”. The hangar did not have any pl
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 hours ago
Airport is still open and operating as normal”. The hangar did not have any planes inside when the fire broke out, the fire service said. A later statement said: “Firefighters have almost extinguished the fire. Firefighters are using thermal... Read more
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MLive.com
Community rallies behind LGBT advocates whose home was burnedby a fire Aug. 10. The blaze is being investigated as a possible arson as an ac
MLive.com / Posted 15 hours ago
by a fire Aug. 10. The blaze is being investigated as a possible arson as an accelerant was used, Director of Police and fire service Elmer Hitt has said. Joly and Moore's two German Shepard dogs and two cats died in the fire. Despite the... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Fire crews battling blaze at Southend Airport aircraft hangarAirport is still open and operating as normal”. The hangar did not have any pl
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 15 hours ago
Airport is still open and operating as normal”. The hangar did not have any planes inside when the fire broke out, the fire service said. A later statement said: “Firefighters have almost extinguished the fire. Firefighters are using thermal... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Fire crews battling blaze at Southend Airport aircraft hangarAirport is still open and operating as normal”. The hangar did not have any pl
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 15 hours ago
Airport is still open and operating as normal”. The hangar did not have any planes inside when the fire broke out, the fire service said. A later statement said: “Firefighters have almost extinguished the fire. Firefighters are using thermal... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Fire crews battling blaze at Southend Airport aircraft hangarAirport is still open and operating as normal”. The hangar did not have any pl
EveningTimes Online / Posted 15 hours ago
Airport is still open and operating as normal”. The hangar did not have any planes inside when the fire broke out, the fire service said. A later statement said: “Firefighters have almost extinguished the fire. Firefighters are using thermal... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Fire crews battling blaze at Southend Airport aircraft hangarAirport is still open and operating as normal”. The hangar did not have any pl
Croydon Guardian / Posted 15 hours ago
Airport is still open and operating as normal”. The hangar did not have any planes inside when the fire broke out, the fire service said. A later statement said: “Firefighters have almost extinguished the fire. Firefighters are using thermal... Read more
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International Business Times
Firefighters rush to Southend Airport to tackle huge blaze following explosion as normal." "Firefighters are using an aerial ladder platform to pour water on
International Business Times / Posted 16 hours ago
as normal." "Firefighters are using an aerial ladder platform to pour water on the large building from above. The officer in charge at the incident reports crews are making good progress," a spokesperson for the fire service said. More to... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Plans for joint governance of police and fire services scrappedPLANS for region's police commissioner to take control of the fire service have
Oxford Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
PLANS for region's police commissioner to take control of the fire service have been scrapped. Anthony Stansfeld, police and crime commissioner for Thames Valley, said after discussions with the three fire services in the area, a decision had been... Read more
16h
Irish Examiner
Greek firefighters close to containing wildfire near Athenswater-dropping planes and six helicopters. No serious injuries have been repor
Irish Examiner / Posted 16 hours ago
water-dropping planes and six helicopters. No serious injuries have been reported since the fire broke out on Sunday. The fire service has not issued a damage estimate, but the blaze is believed to have gutted or damaged several dozen... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Greek firefighters close to containing wildfire near Athenswater-dropping planes and six helicopters. No serious injuries have been repor
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 16 hours ago
water-dropping planes and six helicopters. No serious injuries have been reported since the fire broke out Sunday. The Fire Service hasn't issued a damage estimate, but the blaze is believed to have gutted or damaged several dozen... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Fighting Fires For Free, Aging Volunteers Struggle To Recruit The Next Generationafford the resources that they really need," says Quiros. And that can affect
KPBS San Diego / Posted 16 hours ago
afford the resources that they really need," says Quiros. And that can affect most anybody. Though bigger cities have paid fire service, volunteers cover most of the country. So, if you have a wreck on a rural stretch of highway, say Interstate 70... Read more
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Daily Mail
Explosion near Southend Airport as firefighters rush to the scenewater on the large building from above. The officer in charge at the incident r
Daily Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
water on the large building from above. The officer in charge at the incident reports crews are making good progress.' The fire service sent a total of seven crews to the scene from Southend, Rayleigh, Rochford, Shoeburyness, Hawkwell and... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Greek firefighters close to containing wildfire near Athenswater-dropping planes and six helicopters. No serious injuries have been repor
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 16 hours ago
water-dropping planes and six helicopters. No serious injuries have been reported since the fire broke out Sunday. The Fire Service hasn't issued a damage estimate, but the blaze is believed to have gutted or damaged several dozen... Read more
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Daily Star
'Explosion' erupts at London airport as firefighters rush to sceneairport spokesperson confirmed firefighters were dealing with an "incident… on
Daily Star / Posted 16 hours ago
airport spokesperson confirmed firefighters were dealing with an "incident… on the north side of the airfield". An Essex fire service spokesman said: "The officer in charge at the incident reports crews are making good progress. "When... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Greek firefighters close to containing wildfire near Athenswater-dropping planes and six helicopters. No serious injuries have been repor
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 16 hours ago
water-dropping planes and six helicopters. No serious injuries have been reported since the fire broke out Sunday. The Fire Service hasn't issued a damage estimate, but the blaze is believed to have gutted or damaged several dozen... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Greek firefighters close to containing wildfire near Athenswater-dropping planes and six helicopters. No serious injuries have been repor
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 16 hours ago
water-dropping planes and six helicopters. No serious injuries have been reported since the fire broke out Sunday. The Fire Service hasn't issued a damage estimate, but the blaze is believed to have gutted or damaged several dozen... Read more
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Sussex Express
UPDATE: Firefighters still at scene of Hailsham blazewere made to report the incident. During the night six fire engines and am aer
Sussex Express / Posted 18 hours ago
were made to report the incident. During the night six fire engines and am aerial ladder were fighting the fire. The fire service says a two storey building - thought to be used for storage and measuring approximately 8 metres by 30 metres -... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Damaging winds sweep through NSWsites killing one man and critically injuring another. The strong winds and un
Sky News Australia / Posted 19 hours ago
sites killing one man and critically injuring another. The strong winds and unusually warm temperatures also led the Rural Fire Service to issue early alerts for two bushfires burning out of control at Moparrabah near the mid north coast. As well,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
NSW hit by damaging winds and warm weathersites killing one man and critically injuring another. The strong winds and un
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
sites killing one man and critically injuring another. The strong winds and unusually warm temperatures also led the Rural Fire Service to issue early alerts for two bushfires burning out of control at Moparrabah near the mid north coast. As well,... Read more
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