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2014/11/26 11:56
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... -- The ranking of Thanksgiving on the list of America's favorite holidays. Christmas is No. 1. 2 -- The maximum number of days the U.S. Department of Agriculture suggests keeping a fresh turkey...
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2014/11/26 03:26
2014/11/26 03:26
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MARQUETTE -- Thanksgiving is not only the day of good food, friends and family, and full stomachs. It's also the leading day for home fires nationwide, according to the National Fire Protection...
2014/11/26 01:14
2014/11/26 01:14
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We didn't think so. And according to the U.S. Fire Administration, more cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day than any other days of the year. (Video via The...
2014/11/25 14:28
2014/11/25 14:28
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NAPLES, Fla. - It's one of the most popular and tastiest ways to enjoy your Thanksgiving turkey, however it's also of the most dangerous. The U.S. Fire Administration and local fire departments...
2014/11/24 19:39
2014/11/24 19:39
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Ashmar, who had served on the Upper Macungie board since 2007 and for more than three decades as a volunteer firefighter, died suddenly Thursday night from an apparent heart attack. He was 51. The...
2014/11/24 01:15
2014/11/24 01:15
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Bakersfield firefighters recently conducted a media demonstration showing the truly spectacular hazard potential of gallons of boiling oil and open flame that makes deep-frying more dangerous than...
2014/11/22 21:20
2014/11/22 21:20
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Patients using oxygen therapy should not smoke e-cigarettes, the head of Montreal's public health department warned Friday. Dr. Richard Masse issued the advisory after a patient’s e-cigarette is...
2014/11/19 23:30
2014/11/19 23:30
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Updated: Wednesday, November 19 2014, 04:28 PM CST It's getting closer to that time of year where we begin to fill our homes with holiday decorations, but before you break out your candles and...
2014/11/19 22:06
2014/11/19 22:06
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If you are planning to deep fry your turkey this Thanksgiving, you should be aware of precautions needed to ensure the bird -- or parts of your home -- don't go up in flames. Nearly 4,300 fires occur...
2014/11/18 00:28
2014/11/18 00:28
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Madonna Badger, a New York advertising executive, lost three young daughters and her parents in a tragic fire in Stamford, Conn. late Sunday. Accidental house fires can most often be avoided if...
2014/11/15 04:01
2014/11/15 04:01
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With temperatures expected below the 30s this weekend, many will use their fireplace for the first time this season – but if it's not cleaned properly, it could cause serious damage to your home. The...
2014/11/14 21:41
2014/11/14 21:41
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With more than a half dozen fires in a small area of the Pine Belt and one being fatal, fire officials are urging residents to take proper precautions. “With the temperatures dropping over the next...
2014/11/14 02:45
2014/11/14 02:45
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This year's Global Drug Survey asks why users quit, why they use a potent form of hash oil made with volatile butane and how they obtain substances that are still mostly sold on black markets. The...
2014/11/13 07:06
2014/11/13 07:06
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Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioner Edward Mann said that, while fires can happen at any time, many times during the winter home heating is a major cause of fires. "There are many acceptable methods...
2014/11/09 08:37
2014/11/09 08:37
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ARLINGTON, Va. — The nation’s first responders are scrambling for the Ebola surprise. Potentially, it can erupt anywhere. Patients with Ebola-like symptoms and exposure profiles already have been...
2014/11/05 21:36
2014/11/05 21:36
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ARLINGTON, Va. — The nation’s first responders are scrambling for the Ebola surprise.Potentially, it can erupt anywhere. Patients with Ebola-like symptoms and exposure profiles already have been...
2014/11/01 20:50
2014/11/01 20:50
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With Daylight Saving Time coming to an end today, many people are But Daylight Saving Time is also a sign that it’s time to prepare for shorter days and colder temperatures. Safety experts caution...
2014/11/01 19:46
2014/11/01 19:46
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The Westport Fire Department is urging residents to change batteries in smoke detectors as they change their clocks back one hour tonight to Eastern Standard Time. The “change your clock, change your...
2014/11/01 15:00
2014/11/01 15:00
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With Daylight Saving Time coming to an end on Sunday, many people are looking forward to an extra hour of sleep. But Daylight Saving Time is also a sign that it’s time to prepare for shorter days and...
2014/10/25 05:34
2014/10/25 05:34
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While it’s time to get creepy and spooky, don’t let your celebrations be haunted by fire. The Denton Fire Fighters Association says it wants residents to have fun during the Halloween festivities but...
2014/11/26 11:56
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