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AllAfrica.com
A Rite of Passagefor Information and Orientation, Kassim Afegbua, only those on essential servic
A Rite of Passage
AllAfrica.com / Posted 38 minutes ago
for Information and Orientation, Kassim Afegbua, only those on essential services in hospitals, health centres, the fire service and others are exempted from observing the public holiday. Not only that, Nigerian National Flag also flown at... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Firefighters tackle huge blaze in LeedsRaynville Road. A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said the closures were likel
Firefighters tackle huge blaze in Leeds
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 2 hours ago
Raynville Road. A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said the closures were likely to remain in place overnight to allow the fire service to tackle the blaze. Crews from Stanningley, Leeds, Cookridge, Killingbeck, Bradford, Fairweather Green and... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Weather warning: Overnight rain causes flooding; Norwich to Lowestoft railway flooded; tree falls on caravan in Reedhamlimited bus service is available between Norwich Oulton Broad North and Lowesto
Weather warning: Overnight rain causes flooding; Norwich to Lowestoft railway flooded; tree falls on caravan in Reedham
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 hours ago
limited bus service is available between Norwich Oulton Broad North and Lowestoft with buses supplied by Freestones.” The fire service said a tree fell on a caravan in Reedham. Firefighters were called out to Ferry Road at 6am. A spokesman said... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Hero saves pair in house fire in South WoottonElizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn suffering from smoke inhalation. A neighbour
Hero saves pair in house fire in South Wootton
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 hours ago
Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn suffering from smoke inhalation. A neighbour, who did not wish to be named, called the fire service after hearing the smoke alarm and the toddler screaming. She said: “There was a plastic/chemical smell coming... Read more
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Gazette News
Hero firefighters save beloved pets after fire ravages Harwich flatwere out in the street as well, it looked like people were being treated for in
Hero firefighters save beloved pets after fire ravages Harwich flat
Gazette News / Posted 2 hours ago
were out in the street as well, it looked like people were being treated for inhaling smoke.” The fire started at about 12.45pm on Friday. A spokesman for Essex Fire Service said the cause of the fire was believed to be an elect... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Weather warning: Overnight rain causes flooding; Norwich to Lowestoft railway flooded; tree falls on caravan in Reedhamlimited bus service is available between Norwich Oulton Broad North and Lowesto
Weather warning: Overnight rain causes flooding; Norwich to Lowestoft railway flooded; tree falls on caravan in Reedham
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 3 hours ago
limited bus service is available between Norwich Oulton Broad North and Lowestoft with buses supplied by Freestones.” The fire service said a tree fell on a caravan in Reedham. Firefighters were called out to Ferry Road at 6am. A spokesman said... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Rat invasion at PoS prisonsuch conditions. What’s worse, the source claimed, officials from the Port-of-S
Rat invasion at PoS prison
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 5 hours ago
such conditions. What’s worse, the source claimed, officials from the Port-of-Spain City Corporation Health Department and Fire Service visit the prison annually to make health and safety checks and still pass the facility. Asked if Stewart was... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Fire fighters compete for the top spotyear marks 10 years since fire alarms became compulsory in NSW homes. Competit
Fire fighters compete for the top spot
Daily Examiner / Posted 5 hours ago
year marks 10 years since fire alarms became compulsory in NSW homes. Competition results: 1st Kootingal Rural Fire Service 2nd Bega Fire and Rescue 3rd Wyong Fire and Rescue 4th Kelso Fire and Rescue 5th Wadalba Rural Fire... Read more
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SKY News
Boy Aged 11 Missing, 40 Rescued After Floodswas washed away in the latest floods to hit the US. The youngster, Devon Coole
Boy Aged 11 Missing, 40 Rescued After Floods
SKY News / Posted 5 hours ago
was washed away in the latest floods to hit the US. The youngster, Devon Cooley, fell into a swollen creek on Friday, the fire service in Wichita said. It is not thought possible the boy could have survived. Four more died in flooding in Texas,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Otago house goes up in flamesfrom Portobello, St Kilda and Dunedin attended. The house was "extensively dam
Otago house goes up in flames
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
from Portobello, St Kilda and Dunedin attended. The house was "extensively damaged" but there were no injuries, a Fire Service spokesman said. He said no one was in the house at the time. A crew stayed on site until aroun... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Paramedics worried about futureChatham-Kent paramedics has expressed concerns about the possibility of a blend
Paramedics worried about future
Chatham Daily News / Posted 9 hours ago
Chatham-Kent paramedics has expressed concerns about the possibility of a blended EMS (Emergency Medical Services) and fire service. Mike Stinson, a paramedic and union steward with Service Employees International Union (SEIU), said Monday... Read more
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NZCity
State houses gutted in Lower Hutt fireout, TVNZ reports. Two units were due to be destroyed next week. It took abou
State houses gutted in Lower Hutt fire
NZCity / Posted 13 hours ago
out, TVNZ reports. Two units were due to be destroyed next week. It took about two-and-a-half hours to put the fire out, Fire Service spokesman Mike Wanoa says. One firefighter was taken to hospital with a minor hand injury. The fire was deemed... Read more
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asianage
Bad weather delays 40 flights, 2-old dies in thunderstormgirl, flooding the airport and affecting several flights, including that of PM
Bad weather delays 40 flights, 2-old dies in thunderstorm
asianage / Posted 13 hours ago
girl, flooding the airport and affecting several flights, including that of PM Narendra Modi. According to Delhi Fire Service, in North Delhi’s Matia Mahal area, a wall collapsed on the roof of an adjacent house during the dust storm... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
White House alert after object thrown over gateallowed to venture out of the White House press room, and a call to the Secret
White House alert after object thrown over gate
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 hours ago
allowed to venture out of the White House press room, and a call to the Secret Service was not immediately returned. The fire service and a hazardous materials response unit were called to the scene. It is common for officers to sweep the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
White House lockdown after woman seen throwing 'suspicious object' over fenceallowed to venture out of the White House press room, and a call to the Secret
White House lockdown after woman seen throwing 'suspicious object' over fence
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 hours ago
allowed to venture out of the White House press room, and a call to the Secret Service was not immediately returned. The fire service and a hazardous materials response unit were called to the scene. It is common for officers to sweep the... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Tumble dryer causes massive blaze at mum's homeslammed the kitchen door shut, rushed her three-year-old son and nine-year-old
Tumble dryer causes massive blaze at mum's home
Nottingham Post / Posted 16 hours ago
slammed the kitchen door shut, rushed her three-year-old son and nine-year-old adopted sister to safety, and rang the fire service. She said: "I stood outside screaming as I was watching my belongings burn away. "I saw the black smoke coming... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
BREAKING: Is Spireites-linked development centre really working with Oxford Academy?new developments, but had not responded at the time of publication. Earlier th
BREAKING: Is Spireites-linked development centre really working with Oxford Academy?
Derbyshire Times / Posted 16 hours ago
new developments, but had not responded at the time of publication. Earlier this week, Derbyshire County Council and the fire service both confirmed that they are looking into the welfare of young people at the Chesterfield FC Village, following... Read more
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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
Firefighters battle large flames, water problems in DormontFire crews dealt with a water supply problem during a two-alarm fire early Mond
Firefighters battle large flames, water problems in Dormont
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh / Posted 17 hours ago
Fire crews dealt with a water supply problem during a two-alarm fire early Monday morning in Dormont. Issues with water service persisted in that same area, as Pennsylvania American Water said 40 customers had no service after a six-inch main... Read more
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Scotsman
Two men accused of murdering Falkirk man Russell Robertsonthe night and was really dark as they tried to find him but sadly there was no
Two men accused of murdering Falkirk man Russell Robertson
Scotsman / Posted 18 hours ago
the night and was really dark as they tried to find him but sadly there was no sign of him. “It didn’t take long for the fire service guys to find him once they were on the water. “There’s not many pubs around that way but The Warehouse... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fire breaks out in Lower Hutt complexHutt. Firefighters are battling a blaze at a block of four Housing New Zealand
Fire breaks out in Lower Hutt complex
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
Hutt. Firefighters are battling a blaze at a block of four Housing New Zealand properties in Hampton Court, Fairfield. A Fire Service spokeswoman said they received a call about the fire about 9.30pm, and it was unknown if anyone was in the... Read more
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Nottingham Post
House fire breaks out in Bobbers Millwho lived there had been accounted for and a 53-year-old man was treated for sm
House fire breaks out in Bobbers Mill
Nottingham Post / Posted 23 hours ago
who lived there had been accounted for and a 53-year-old man was treated for smoke inhalation and cuts on his feet at the scene. Read more: Tributes paid to dad who died in Wollaton Park bungalow fire The fire service left the street at 1... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
BREAKING: Is Spirites-linked development centre really working with Oxford Academy?new developments, but had not responded at the time of publication. Earlier th
BREAKING: Is Spirites-linked development centre really working with Oxford Academy?
Derbyshire Times / Posted 23 hours ago
new developments, but had not responded at the time of publication. Earlier this week, Derbyshire County Council and the fire service both confirmed that they are looking into the welfare of young people at the Chesterfield FC Village, following... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Two-old boy rescued from fire at house in South Wootton, near King’s Lynnwere trapped inside a house in the early hours this morning, after a fire broke
Two-old boy rescued from fire at house in South Wootton, near King’s Lynn
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 23 hours ago
were trapped inside a house in the early hours this morning, after a fire broke out in a kitchen. Neighhbours called the fire service at about 1am, but the trio managed to escape through an upstairs window before the brigade’s arrival. They were... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Prisoners disciplined after two fires in 24 hourssaid: “On Friday 27 and Saturday 28 May, staff at HMP Winchester successfully e
Prisoners disciplined after two fires in 24 hours
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted yesterday
said: “On Friday 27 and Saturday 28 May, staff at HMP Winchester successfully extinguished two small cell fires. The fire service was called as a precaution and were not required to intervene. “There were no injuries to staff or prisoners as... Read more
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Luton Today
Two taken to hospital after riot after Luton carnivalto the hard work of our officers on duty tonight, and the support from our neig
Two taken to hospital after riot after Luton carnival
Luton Today / Posted yesterday
to the hard work of our officers on duty tonight, and the support from our neighbouring forces, the ambulance service, the fire service, and Luton Borough Council, we have been able to contain the violence and order has been restored. “We would... Read more
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The Age
Dry spell triggers big jump in autumn burnoff in NSWprogram from a year ago before the weather turns cool and more soggy. With the
Dry spell triggers big jump in autumn burnoff in NSW
The Age / Posted yesterday
program from a year ago before the weather turns cool and more soggy. With the final May tally to be counted, the Rural Fire Service, the National Parks and Wildlife Service and other agencies had conducted more than 1000 burning activities this... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Dry spell triggers big jump in autumn burnoff in NSWprogram from a year ago before the weather turns cool and more soggy. With the
Dry spell triggers big jump in autumn burnoff in NSW
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
program from a year ago before the weather turns cool and more soggy. With the final May tally to be counted, the Rural Fire Service, the National Parks and Wildlife Service and other agencies had conducted more than 1000 burning activities this... Read more
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walesonline
Car found upside down on railway track after driving through railingsRoad Barry at 18.46 when a car overturned on a railway track all persons safe p
Car found upside down on railway track after driving through railings
walesonline / Posted yesterday
Road Barry at 18.46 when a car overturned on a railway track all persons safe pic.twitter.com/zCI5sJUNQx A South Wales Fire service spokeswoman said: "We attended the scene after a vehicle had reportedly gone through railings onto the railway... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Dry spell triggers big jump in autumn burnoffprogram from a year ago before the weather turns cool and more soggy. With the
Dry spell triggers big jump in autumn burnoff
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
program from a year ago before the weather turns cool and more soggy. With the final May tally to be counted, the Rural Fire Service, the National Parks and Wildlife Service and other agencies had conducted more than 1000 burning activities this... Read more
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The Young Witness
Dry spell triggers big jump in autumn burnoffprogram from a year ago before the weather turns cool and more soggy. With the
Dry spell triggers big jump in autumn burnoff
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
program from a year ago before the weather turns cool and more soggy. With the final May tally to be counted, the Rural Fire Service, the National Parks and Wildlife Service and other agencies had conducted more than 1000 burning activities this... Read more
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Western Advocate
Dry spell triggers big jump in autumn burnoffprogram from a year ago before the weather turns cool and more soggy. With the
Dry spell triggers big jump in autumn burnoff
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
program from a year ago before the weather turns cool and more soggy. With the final May tally to be counted, the Rural Fire Service, the National Parks and Wildlife Service and other agencies had conducted more than 1000 burning activities this... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Firefighters on show as South Australia's MFS crews put through their pacestheir paces Photo: Deputy chief officer Michael Morgan watches as retained fir
Firefighters on show as South Australia's MFS crews put through their paces
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
their paces Photo: Deputy chief officer Michael Morgan watches as retained firefighters from Mount Gambier's Metropolitan Fire Service are put through their paces. (ABC South East SA: Kate Hill) They are skills that could save lives in a real... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Dry spell triggers big jump in autumn burnoffprogram from a year ago before the weather turns cool and more soggy. With the
Dry spell triggers big jump in autumn burnoff
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
program from a year ago before the weather turns cool and more soggy. With the final May tally to be counted, the Rural Fire Service, the National Parks and Wildlife Service and other agencies had conducted more than 1000 burning activities this... Read more
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The Border Mail
Dry spell triggers big jump in autumn burnoffprogram from a year ago before the weather turns cool and more soggy. With the
Dry spell triggers big jump in autumn burnoff
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
program from a year ago before the weather turns cool and more soggy. With the final May tally to be counted, the Rural Fire Service, the National Parks and Wildlife Service and other agencies had conducted more than 1000 burning activities this... Read more
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WA Today
Dry spell triggers big jump in autumn burnoff in NSWburns reduce air quality in some parts of Sydney on Thursday, May 19. With the
Dry spell triggers big jump in autumn burnoff in NSW
WA Today / Posted yesterday
burns reduce air quality in some parts of Sydney on Thursday, May 19. With the final May tally to be counted, the Rural Fire Service, the National Parks and Wildlife Service and other agencies had conducted more than 1000 burning activities this... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
DeKalb Fire Department invites community to fire truck dedicationbuy the 2008 Pierce Quantum 105-foot aerial ladder truck. Northern Illinois Uni
DeKalb Fire Department invites community to fire truck dedication
Daily Chronicle / Posted yesterday
buy the 2008 Pierce Quantum 105-foot aerial ladder truck. Northern Illinois University contributed $275,000 as part of its fire service agreement with the city. The new truck replaces a 1990 Grumman aerial ladder truck, nicknamed “Big John,” after... Read more
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NZCity
Large fire damages Lyttelton homebellowing from the hillside. It took firefighters about two hours to put out t
Large fire damages Lyttelton home
NZCity / Posted yesterday
bellowing from the hillside. It took firefighters about two hours to put out the blaze which was spotted as far away as Diamond Harbour, a Fire Service spokeswoman says. They said it was too early to say what caused the fire. No one was in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mitre 10 recalls dehumidifierHolmes said if the house didn't have its five smoke alarms, it likely wouldn't
Mitre 10 recalls dehumidifier
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Holmes said if the house didn't have its five smoke alarms, it likely wouldn't have had such a successful outcome. The fire service issued a recall notice for the dehumidifiers in 2014 -- stating in a "small number of units a faulty capacitor... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Mitre 10 recalls dehumidifierHolmes said if the house didn't have its five smoke alarms, it likely wouldn't
Mitre 10 recalls dehumidifier
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Holmes said if the house didn't have its five smoke alarms, it likely wouldn't have had such a successful outcome. The fire service issued a recall notice for the dehumidifiers in 2014 - stating in a "small number of units a faulty capacitor... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Fire rips though house in Adelaide’s southblaze took hold about 9.35am on Monday, prompting 18 firefighters from four app
Fire rips though house in Adelaide’s south
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
blaze took hold about 9.35am on Monday, prompting 18 firefighters from four appliances to tackle the fire. A Metropolitan Fire Service spokeswoman said the firefighters had to fight the blaze from outside the building as there was a threat the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Spate of fires sparked by dryness, windthe weekend again highlighted the unseasonably dry conditions continuing in Haw
Spate of fires sparked by dryness, wind
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
the weekend again highlighted the unseasonably dry conditions continuing in Hawke's Bay. Of the 15 calls answered by the Fire Service in Hawke's Bay during the weekend up to 6pm last night, at least six involved rubbish, leaves or other... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Youth get hands-onThere was also a wildfire to contend with. It also involved a total of about 7
Youth get hands-on
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
There was also a wildfire to contend with. It also involved a total of about 75 people, with contributing agencies including police, the Fire Service, Rural Fire, St John Ambulance, Red Cross, Hokianga Coastguard and a private Salt Air helic... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Child's body found after car rolls into Hawkesbury RiverPolAir, police divers conducted an extensive search of the river, alongside Sta
Child's body found after car rolls into Hawkesbury River
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
PolAir, police divers conducted an extensive search of the river, alongside State Emergency Services and the Rural Fire Service. The boy's body was found about 2.50pm. Paramedics' attempts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful. It is... Read more
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Northern Star
Can you see smoke near Broadwater?Head, Woodburn and Broadwater today. The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Servi
Can you see smoke near Broadwater?
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
Head, Woodburn and Broadwater today. The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service with the assistance of the NSW Rural Fire Service will be conducting a 600 hectare hazard reduction burn in the Broadwater National Park, weather... Read more
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Manning River Times
Rise & Shine | Monday, May 30, 2016the winter wonderland...photos and story here ►NAMBUCCA: Valla and Eungai brig
Rise & Shine | Monday, May 30, 2016
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
the winter wonderland...photos and story here ►NAMBUCCA: Valla and Eungai brigades were among a large contingent of Rural Fire Service units fighting a large blaze in the back country west of Kempsey...story and photos The Willi Willi Rd fire was... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Cache County Fire District mourns death of Assistant Chief Travis Petersonto Facebook to express their condolences to Peterson’s wife, daughter, father a
Cache County Fire District mourns death of Assistant Chief Travis Peterson
FOX 13 Utah / Posted yesterday
to Facebook to express their condolences to Peterson’s wife, daughter, father and other family members. “Travis loved the fire service and he loved working with the firefighters in Cache County,” the post stated. “He has touched all of our lives... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Two injured after car rollstaken by ambulance to Whanganui Hospital, while the other was airlifted by heli
Two injured after car rolls
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
taken by ambulance to Whanganui Hospital, while the other was airlifted by helicopter to Palmerston North Hospital. The Fire Service said the Taihape brigade and a crew from the Waiouru Military Camp were also called out to help cut the pair out... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Melted iron burns four workers in Chittagongaccident occurred at the Continuous Cutting Machine Unit of RSRM Steel Mill in
Melted iron burns four workers in Chittagong
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
accident occurred at the Continuous Cutting Machine Unit of RSRM Steel Mill in Bayezid Bostami of the port city on Sunday, Fire Service official Zahirul Islam said. A part of the factory also caught fire when the liquid iron splashed. Fire... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Okuapemman SHS appeals for support after fire outbreakstudents currently needed metal beds, mattresses, books, blankets and basic toi
Okuapemman SHS appeals for support after fire outbreak
Ghanaweb.com / Posted yesterday
students currently needed metal beds, mattresses, books, blankets and basic toiletries. He commended the Ghana National Fire Service and a section of the student body and staff who helped in containing the fire, to prevent it from spreading to... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Father, son get burnt as CNG cylinder of auto-rickshaw explodes in DhakaThe incident took place at North Ibrahimpur around 3:30pm on Sunday, police and
Father, son get burnt as CNG cylinder of auto-rickshaw explodes in Dhaka
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
The incident took place at North Ibrahimpur around 3:30pm on Sunday, police and Fire Service officials said. The two injured – Md Mohsin, 35, and his 12-year old son Md Miraz – have been admitted to the burns unit at Dhaka Medical College Hospital... Read more
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