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Forest Lake Times
Linwood talks renovation, police contractsThe Linwood Town Board discussed a variety of topics at its Aug. 11 meeting. Po
Linwood talks renovation, police contracts
Forest Lake Times / Posted an hour ago
The Linwood Town Board discussed a variety of topics at its Aug. 11 meeting. PoliceThe board approved the police contract with the Anoka County Sheriff’s Department for 2016. Residents approved $225,000 to continue with contract police protection at... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Bulli mum named officer of the yearBulli mum Carol Bond has been named the first NSW Emergency Services Paid Offic
Bulli mum named officer of the year
Illawarra Mercury / Posted an hour ago
Bulli mum Carol Bond has been named the first NSW Emergency Services Paid Officer of the Year. ParamNSW Emergency Services Paid Officer of the Year, Carol Bond. Picture: ROBERT PEET Bulli mum Carol Bond has been named the first NSW Emergency... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)Television Australia Wide The Killing Season Corrections & Clarifications R
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 hours ago
Television Australia Wide The Killing Season Corrections & Clarifications Religion & Ethics Technology & Games The Weather Man Antony Green's Election Blog Snowfalls in southern Tasmania have trapped a number of cars on a highway south of... Read more
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Business Wire
TradeMaster Seamlessly Connects Fire Departments and Fire Safety Contractors for Complete Compliance, Reporting and Safety Assurance with MobileEyes Contractor PortalATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TradeMaster, the leader in mobile and cloud-based ins
TradeMaster Seamlessly Connects Fire Departments and Fire Safety Contractors for Complete Compliance, Reporting and Safety Assurance with MobileEyes Contractor Portal
Business Wire / Posted 2 hours ago
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TradeMaster, the leader in mobile and cloud-based inspection and pre-plan technologies, today announced the launch of its MobileEyes® Contractor Portal, a unique application that provides failsafe reporting and automated... Read more
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Mashable
Cow suffers from early morning, gets head stuck in chairLONDON — Early mornings are tough on everyone, but no one knows that better tha
Cow suffers from early morning, gets head stuck in chair
Mashable / Posted 2 hours ago
LONDON — Early mornings are tough on everyone, but no one knows that better than this unfortunate Northamptonshire cow. The curious cattle was clearly suffering from the a.m. as it managed to get its head well and truly wedged into a garden chair... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Motorist charged after drink-drive crash at Scottow A motorist has been charged with drink driving following a collision near RAF
Motorist charged after drink-drive crash at Scottow
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 2 hours ago
A motorist has been charged with drink driving following a collision near RAF Coltishall. To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in. Emergency services attended the scene of... Read more
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Express and Star
Ready and raring to go: Meet the West Midlands Fire Service dogs « Express & StarPeppa, Kai and Fly are back with handler Matt Dixon and getting to the bottom o
Ready and raring to go: Meet the West Midlands Fire Service dogs « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 3 hours ago
Peppa, Kai and Fly are back with handler Matt Dixon and getting to the bottom of how fires start after a week off as Matt and his family went on holiday. While Ellie, a German Shorthaired Pointer also pictured, is enjoying her retirement. Peppa and... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
‘There will be some difficult decisions to be made’ - budget cuts could force Norfolk fire stations to shut Firefighters tackle a blaze at Oulton Hall. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service/Bri
‘There will be some difficult decisions to be made’ - budget cuts could force Norfolk fire stations to shut
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 3 hours ago
Firefighters tackle a blaze at Oulton Hall. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service/Brian Walshe A number of Norfolk fire stations could face closure... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Woman in hospital after car overturns in north Norfolk File Photo of rapid response vehicle . Photo: Steve Adams A woman was taken
Woman in hospital after car overturns in north Norfolk
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 4 hours ago
File Photo of rapid response vehicle . Photo: Steve Adams A woman was taken to hospital after a car overturned in North Norfolk today. The East of England Ambulance Service was called just... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
‘There will be some difficult decisions to be made’ - budget cuts could force Norfolk fire stations to shut Firefighters tackle a blaze at Oulton Hall. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service/Bri
‘There will be some difficult decisions to be made’ - budget cuts could force Norfolk fire stations to shut
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 4 hours ago
Firefighters tackle a blaze at Oulton Hall. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service/Brian Walshe A number of Norfolk fire stations could face closure... Read more
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This is West Country
'Don't get caught out by advertising phone scam' warns Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue ServiceBUSINESSES in the Taunton area are being warned to guard against bogus callers
'Don't get caught out by advertising phone scam' warns Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service
This is West Country / Posted 4 hours ago
BUSINESSES in the Taunton area are being warned to guard against bogus callers trying to con them into paying for advertising in non-existent publications. The scammers have targeted firms by cold calling over the phone and claiming to be from Devon... Read more
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herald ie/
Every parent's worst nightmare - Fire crews rescue seven-week-old baby trapped in car Rebecca Black – 28 August 2015 10:42 AM This was the moment when the mother
Every parent's worst nightmare - Fire crews rescue seven-week-old baby trapped in car
herald ie/ / Posted 4 hours ago
Rebecca Black – 28 August 2015 10:42 AM This was the moment when the mother of a seven-week-old baby realised she could not get into her car where her child was... Read more
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chroniclelive
Newcastle Central Station re-opens following fire alarm but Metro delays likelyCommuters faced a rush-hour headache after the Metro’s Central Station was clos
Newcastle Central Station re-opens following fire alarm but Metro delays likely
chroniclelive / Posted 5 hours ago
Commuters faced a rush-hour headache after the Metro’s Central Station was closed due to a fire alarm, causing severe delays on the network. They left at around 7.45am, believing the alarm to be false. Trains services resumed with 15 minute delays,... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Be aware this bushfire seasonRural Fire Service Queensland (RFSQ) is urging central Queenslanders to be well
Be aware this bushfire season
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 5 hours ago
Rural Fire Service Queensland (RFSQ) is urging central Queenslanders to be well informed when reporting a fire emergency this bushfire season. RFSQ acting Central Regional Manager Craig Magick said it was important for residents to provide as much... Read more
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News Mail
Be aware this bushfire seasonRural Fire Service Queensland (RFSQ) is urging central Queenslanders to be well
Be aware this bushfire season
News Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
Rural Fire Service Queensland (RFSQ) is urging central Queenslanders to be well informed when reporting a fire emergency this bushfire season. RFSQ acting Central Regional Manager Craig Magick said it was important for residents to provide as much... Read more
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chroniclelive
Rush-hour headache for commuters as Central Station fire alarm causes Metro delaysCommuters faced a rush-hour headache on Friday morning after the Metro’s Centra
Rush-hour headache for commuters as Central Station fire alarm causes Metro delays
chroniclelive / Posted 6 hours ago
Commuters faced a rush-hour headache on Friday morning after the Metro’s Central Station was closed due to a fire alarm. Trains between Monument and Gateshead Stadium were cancelled after the fire service was called at around 7.30am, causing the... Read more
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norwichadvertiser24
‘People are fed up because all they hear about is those targets’ - new East of England ambulance boss ready to take on challengesRobert Morton Friday, August 28, 2015 The new chief executive of the region’s
‘People are fed up because all they hear about is those targets’ - new East of England ambulance boss ready to take on challenges
norwichadvertiser24 / Posted 6 hours ago
Robert Morton Friday, August 28, 2015 The new chief executive of the region’s ambulance service is only four days into... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Be aware this bushfire seasonRural Fire Service Queensland (RFSQ) is urging central Queenslanders to be well
Be aware this bushfire season
The Daily Mercury / Posted 6 hours ago
Rural Fire Service Queensland (RFSQ) is urging central Queenslanders to be well informed when reporting a fire emergency this bushfire season. RFSQ acting Central Regional Manager Craig Magick said it was important for residents to provide as much... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
‘People are fed up because all they hear about is those targets’ - new East of England ambulance boss ready to take on challenges The new chief executive of the region’s ambulance service is only four days i
‘People are fed up because all they hear about is those targets’ - new East of England ambulance boss ready to take on challenges
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 6 hours ago
The new chief executive of the region’s ambulance service is only four days into his new role, but already has big... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Motorist arrested after drink-drive crash at Scottow A motorist has been arrested for drink driving after being involved in a two
Motorist arrested after drink-drive crash at Scottow
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 6 hours ago
A motorist has been arrested for drink driving after being involved in a two vehicle collision near RAF Coltishall. Emergency services were called to the B1150 in Scottow at 1.10am following... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Motorist arrested after drink-drive crash at Scottow A motorist has been arrested for drink driving after being involved in a two
Motorist arrested after drink-drive crash at Scottow
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 6 hours ago
A motorist has been arrested for drink driving after being involved in a two vehicle collision near RAF Coltishall. To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in. Emergency... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
‘People are fed up because all they hear about is those targets’ - new East of England ambulance boss ready to take on challenges Robert Morton Friday, August 28, 2015 The new chief executive of the region
‘People are fed up because all they hear about is those targets’ - new East of England ambulance boss ready to take on challenges
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 6 hours ago
Robert Morton Friday, August 28, 2015 The new chief executive of the region’s ambulance service is only four days... Read more
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norwichadvertiser24
New ambulance boss ready to take on challenges of staffing and targetsRobert Morton The new chief executive of the region’s ambulance service is onl
New ambulance boss ready to take on challenges of staffing and targets
norwichadvertiser24 / Posted 7 hours ago
Robert Morton The new chief executive of the region’s ambulance service is only four days into his new role, but already has big plans for the future of the trust. To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in. East Anglian... Read more
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Gazette
Three people left trapped in cars following Gloucestershire crashTHREE people had to be cut from their cars by firefighters following a crash in
Three people left trapped in cars following Gloucestershire crash
Gazette / Posted 7 hours ago
THREE people had to be cut from their cars by firefighters following a crash in Gloucestershire. The fire service received a call to a crash on the Lower Swell to Guiting Power road in Stow on the Wold at around 6pm yesterday. Initial reports... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
New ambulance boss ready to take on challenges of staffing and targets The new chief executive of the region’s ambulance service is only four days i
New ambulance boss ready to take on challenges of staffing and targets
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 7 hours ago
The new chief executive of the region’s ambulance service is only four days into his new role, but already has big plans for the future of the trust. East Anglian Ambulance... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Arrest made after drink drive collision A motorist has been arrested for drink driving after being involved in a two
Arrest made after drink drive collision
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 7 hours ago
A motorist has been arrested for drink driving after being involved in a two vehicle collision near RAF Coltishall. Emergency services were called to the B1150 in Scottow at 1.10am following reports of a two... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Fire crews rescue baby trapped in mum's car A mother was reunited with her baby yesterday after the child became locked i
Fire crews rescue baby trapped in mum's car
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
A mother was reunited with her baby yesterday after the child became locked in her carA team of firefighters work to get the vehicle openThe car is finally opened It's every parent's worst fear - their... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Budget cuts could force Norfolk fire stations to shut Firefighters tackle a blaze at Oulton Hall. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service/Bri
Budget cuts could force Norfolk fire stations to shut
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 8 hours ago
Firefighters tackle a blaze at Oulton Hall. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service/Brian Walshe A number of Norfolk fire stations could face closure as part of controversial proposals to plug a... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Budget cuts could force Norfolk fire stations to shut Firefighters tackle a blaze at Oulton Hall. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service/Bri
Budget cuts could force Norfolk fire stations to shut
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 8 hours ago
Firefighters tackle a blaze at Oulton Hall. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service/Brian Walshe A number of Norfolk fire stations could face closure as part of controversial proposals to plug a... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
U.K. firefighters visit, learn from C.O. expertsA group of firefighters from Hampshire, United Kingdom have come all the way to
U.K. firefighters visit, learn from C.O. experts
KTVZ Bend / Posted 12 hours ago
A group of firefighters from Hampshire, United Kingdom have come all the way to Central Oregon to learn how to effectively fight wildfires. On Thursday, they visited the burn scar of last year's Two Bulls Fire. "I've never seen anything like this... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fire at Ponsonby Fresh Fish & ChipFirefighters outside the Ponsonby Fresh Fish & Chip. Photo / Michael Craig Fir
Fire at Ponsonby Fresh Fish & Chip
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
Firefighters outside the Ponsonby Fresh Fish & Chip. Photo / Michael Craig Firefighters have put out a blaze at an award-winning fish and chip shop in Auckland. They were called to the Ponsonby Fresh Fish & Chip on Ponsonby Rd at 12.24pm after fat... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Northumberland County takes on fire dispatch costsNorthumberland County council is not only moving toward a single dispatch mecha
Northumberland County takes on fire dispatch costs
Northumberland Today / Posted 13 hours ago
Northumberland County council is not only moving toward a single dispatch mechanism for its member-municipality fire services, but is also assuming the cost of that service on an on-going basis. The seven different fire services have co-operated for... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Crashes: Four dead in less than 12 hoursA Southland crash that claimed the life of one and left two injured happened at
Crashes: Four dead in less than 12 hours
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
A Southland crash that claimed the life of one and left two injured happened at the intersection of Riversdale-Waikaia Rd and Two Chain Rd. Photo / THE ENSIGN Three people have died in crashes on the nation's roads since late last night and a fourth... Read more
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Weekly Times
Kittens and dogs saved from SA house fireKITTENS and dogs have been saved from a house fire near Adelaide. NO one was h
Kittens and dogs saved from SA house fire
Weekly Times / Posted 15 hours ago
KITTENS and dogs have been saved from a house fire near Adelaide. NO one was home when the blaze broke out in the kitchen of a home in Willaston, north of Adelaide, on Thursday night, the Metropolitan Fire Service says. A faulty microwave is... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Driver dies in Riversdale crashA man has died and woman is in a serious condition after a two-car crash near R
Driver dies in Riversdale crash
Otago Daily Times / Posted 15 hours ago
A man has died and woman is in a serious condition after a two-car crash near Riversdale in Southland. Police from the serious crash unit are at the scene of the crash at the intersection of Riversdale-Waikaia Rd and Two Chain Rd. The male driver... Read more
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News.com.au
Kittens and dogs saved from SA house firebreaking news KITTENS and dogs have been saved from a house fire near Adelai
Kittens and dogs saved from SA house fire
News.com.au / Posted 15 hours ago
breaking news KITTENS and dogs have been saved from a house fire near Adelaide. NO one was home when the blaze broke out in the kitchen of a home in Willaston, north of Adelaide, on Thursday night, the... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Area firefighters rally around Hamden boy battling cancerWith a brand new, blue fire department T-shirt on hand, Danny Comen, a Southing
Area firefighters rally around Hamden boy battling cancer
The Record-Journal / Posted 15 hours ago
With a brand new, blue fire department T-shirt on hand, Danny Comen, a Southington firefighter, along with two of his colleagues Eric D’arcy and Keith Glabau made a trip to Smilow Cancer Hospital in New Haven on Thursday morning. The shirt was for... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Naples airport building could have Erika weaknessThe Naples Municipal Airport was in emergency mode Thursday just in case Tropic
Naples airport building could have Erika weakness
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 15 hours ago
The Naples Municipal Airport was in emergency mode Thursday just in case Tropical Storm Erika hits over the weekend when the airport has fewer staff around; part of that plan includes moving fire crews out of the airports fire station, which is not... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Tiny Trihi about to vanish from the South Australian map No one could blame you if you have never heard of Trihi. It is not exactly a
Tiny Trihi about to vanish from the South Australian map
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 hours ago
No one could blame you if you have never heard of Trihi. It is not exactly a town. A dozen or so families live in the tiny farming hamlet in the south-east of South Australia by a lagoon, a... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Fire crews busy on Island Highway on TuesdayFour separate spot fires broke out Tuesday evening at approximately 6 p.m. on t
Fire crews busy on Island Highway on Tuesday
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 15 hours ago
Four separate spot fires broke out Tuesday evening at approximately 6 p.m. on the Inland Highway median just north of the Qualicum Beach exit, stalling traffic for hours. "It's not suspicious," confirmed Qualicum Beach Fire Department (QBFD) fire... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Another disaster for West Coast schoolA South Island school devastated by Cyclone Ita last year has been dealt yet an
Another disaster for West Coast school
Otago Daily Times / Posted 15 hours ago
A South Island school devastated by Cyclone Ita last year has been dealt yet another tragic blow after catching fire last night. Flames have gutted at least two classrooms at South Westland Area School, located in the small West Coast town of Hari... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Laundromat blaze caused by spontaneous combustionSpontaneous combustion is believed to have triggered a large fire at an Aucklan
Laundromat blaze caused by spontaneous combustion
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
Spontaneous combustion is believed to have triggered a large fire at an Auckland Laundromat this morning - just the latest in a string of laundry buildings to catch fire from the unusual cause in recent months. Six fire engines were needed to fight... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Arrowtown fire: Three crews to douse fireHomeowner David Jacobs outside his property last night. Photo / Blair Pattinson
Arrowtown fire: Three crews to douse fire
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
Homeowner David Jacobs outside his property last night. Photo / Blair Pattinson. Fire fighters spent almost two hours battling a blaze in Arrowtown last night. Crews were called to Arrow Junction Rd just after 6pm, a Fire Service spokesman... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Ingleside Fire Chief Chadwick Champion Passes Away at 77Chief Emeritus Chadwick Champion of the Ingleside Volunteer Fire Department pas
Ingleside Fire Chief Chadwick Champion Passes Away at 77
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 22 hours ago
Chief Emeritus Chadwick Champion of the Ingleside Volunteer Fire Department passed away Friday, Aug. 21 in Maine. He was 77. Champion served the Ingleside Volunteer Fire Department for 25 years, include his tenure as chief from 2007-10 before... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Wolfforth Fire Chief named Chief of the YearWolfforth Volunteer Fire Chief Dr. Charles Addington II has been named Fire Chi
Wolfforth Fire Chief named Chief of the Year
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 22 hours ago
Wolfforth Volunteer Fire Chief Dr. Charles Addington II has been named Fire Chief of the Year by the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and Pierce Manufacturing. Addington shares the award with Fire Chief Dan Eggleston, of the Albemarle... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Albemarle County Fire Chief Named Career Fire Chief of the YearPress Release from the County of Albemarle: Albemarle County is proud to annou
Albemarle County Fire Chief Named Career Fire Chief of the Year
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 23 hours ago
Press Release from the County of Albemarle: Albemarle County is proud to announce that Dan Eggleston, Chief of the Albemarle County Department of Fire Rescue, received the 2015 Career Fire Chief of the Year award. The award is presented annually by... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Gerringong fire: elderly man jumps for life, woman diesAN elderly Gerringong man thought his wife was right behind him when he leapt f
Gerringong fire: elderly man jumps for life, woman dies
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
AN elderly Gerringong man thought his wife was right behind him when he leapt from a first floor balcony to escape a fire raging inside their home on Monday AN elderly Gerringong man thought his wife was right behind him when he leapt from a first... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fire guts South Island schoolA South Island school devastated by Cyclone Ita last year has been dealt yet an
Fire guts South Island school
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
A South Island school devastated by Cyclone Ita last year has been dealt yet another tragic blow after catching fire last night. Flames have gutted at least two classrooms at South Westland Area School, located in the small West Coast town of Hari... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Firefighter dies hours after responding to deadly crash in Rowan Co.A firefighter who was scheduled to start a full-time position with the Locke To
Firefighter dies hours after responding to deadly crash in Rowan Co.
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
A firefighter who was scheduled to start a full-time position with the Locke Township Volunteer Fire Department passed away due to natural causes Wednesday night, sources confirmed. Phillips had also worked for the Churchland Volunteer Fire... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Fire as home struck by lightningA LIGHTNING strike set fire to a house at the weekend – ripping an 8ft hole in
Fire as home struck by lightning
Whitehaven News / Posted yesterday
A LIGHTNING strike set fire to a house at the weekend – ripping an 8ft hole in the roof. Strike: A telegraph pole was struck by lightning and the spark travelled along cables into the home's roof space, leaving an 8ft hole in the roof. Picture: John... Read more
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