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2015/02/27 02:26
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After more than 20 years of rushing to other people's aid, Chuck Crow found himself on the other end of a 911 call. Crow, an engineer and former firefighter and emergency medical technician with...
2015/02/27 02:26
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2015/02/25 17:19
2015/02/25 17:19
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The firing of Atlanta’s fire chief has already become a flashpoint in the debate over how to balance the religious beliefs of public officials against the civil rights of their constituents. Now the...
2015/02/23 22:47
2015/02/23 22:47
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A major federal facility in Maryland is expected to be shuttered and thousands of D.C.-area employees would work for IOUs, rather than traditional paychecks, if Congress doesn't break its stalemate...
2015/02/23 11:14
2015/02/23 11:14
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ELYRIA – Shannon Haas paid tribute to her retiring Lorain firefighter husband and firefighters in general by painting a mural on the wall of the living room of their North Abbe Road home. “I kept...
2015/02/23 10:51
2015/02/23 10:51
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Why a Fired Fire Chief Got on Capitol Hill’s Radar Loudermilk, seen here with his family during his January mock-swearing in, is defending a fired fire chief. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File...
2015/02/19 22:00
2015/02/19 22:00
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The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office released the following safety tips for space heater use: • Turn heaters off when you go to bed or leave a room. • Keep anything that can burn – including...
2015/02/14 06:21
2015/02/14 06:21
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According to the U.S. Fire Administration, more than one-fifth of residential fires are related to the use of supplemental room heaters, including wood- and coal-burning stoves, kerosene heaters, gas...
2015/02/11 08:24
2015/02/11 08:24
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For a time, marijuana and alcohol were the problem drugs. Then prescription drugs became the opiate of choice. Crack and cocaine have been around, too. More recently, heroin became the go-to drug. It...
2015/02/08 19:43
2015/02/08 19:43
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A shortage of volunteer firefighters across the Twin Cities metro area has some suburbs raising on-call stipends to help attract new candidates. Communities statewide have had difficulty retaining...
2015/02/05 00:13
2015/02/05 00:13
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Target 11 is sounding the alarm about something you may have in your home. An estimated 90 percent of us have ionization smoke alarms in our homes. While it does alert you to danger in your home,...
2015/02/04 23:37
2015/02/04 23:37
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The photos tell the story."He was very fortunate. You can see the pictures of the car and how it was mangled," explains New Site Public Safety Director John McKelvey. New Site volunteer firefighter...
2015/02/04 22:14
2015/02/04 22:14
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Kelvin Cochran, the Atlanta Fire Chief who was fired last month for sharing his Christian beliefs in a self-published book and then giving copies to employees, said during a recent sermon that he...
2015/02/03 22:14
2015/02/03 22:14
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Leavenworth County Commissioners, on Thursday, approved various change orders and an official amount for the planned countywide communications upgrade - $12.405 million - that was forwarded to the...
2015/02/03 17:54
2015/02/03 17:54
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Fire fighters, Wexner Medical Center officials demonstrate dangers of grease fires Andrea Aragon had decided in early December to cook a batch of fries — a first-time experiment for her. She put...
2015/02/02 05:40
2015/02/02 05:40
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In the early morning chill of January 3, Flathead firefighters were on the scene of a fire that threatened to take the landmark Majestic Valley Arena, north of Kalispell, to the ground. Within hours,...
2015/01/31 00:50
2015/01/31 00:50
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Services are planned for a volunteer firefighter who died Thursday morning after collapsing in his firehouse. Cliff Sanders in Caney, Kansas had answered the page for help to fight grass fires. He...
2015/02/27 02:26
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