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2014/12/19 18:33
2014/12/19 18:33
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... holiday season is a time when the risk of experiencing a house fire is increased," said Community Service Trooper Geno Basanese of the Iron Mountain Post. "Some contributing factors include...
2014/12/19 18:33
2014/12/19 18:33
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2014/12/19 16:47
2014/12/19 16:47
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QUINCY -- Ideally, all homeowners should have their furnaces checked each year, preferably in the fall before cold weather arrives. If you're a little tardy this year, don't fret. The old...
2014/12/18 18:02
2014/12/18 18:02
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Because a Christmas tree is a symbol of life, its association with tragic house fires is particularly disturbing. Christmas tree fires are not common, according to the National Fire Protection...
2014/12/18 16:55
2014/12/18 16:55
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Sadly, our local area has experienced two such tragedies recently. On Saturday, a fatal fire at a residence in Canajoharie claimed the life of 64-year-old Robert Shear. On Dec. 5, former Perth Town...
2014/12/18 13:49
2014/12/18 13:49
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Gloss Nightclub Bar and Grill, located at 1410 W. Hunting Park Ave. in the city's Hunting Park neighborhood, is holding a fish fry beginning at 6 p.m. The event is co-hosted by Punchline...
2014/12/18 04:39
2014/12/18 04:39
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Victoria resident Tony McGarrah, 52, invented something he believes could help prevent the loss of lives during a fire. People trapped in buildings during a fire could exit through his emergency...
2014/12/14 20:08
2014/12/14 20:08
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It's the 'most wonderful time of the year' - but it is also one of the busiest times of year for the Suffolk County Volunteer Firefighters Burn Center at Stony Brook University Hospital. As the...
2014/12/13 14:14
2014/12/13 14:14
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Friends, family and the city of Philadelphia have gathered in the city's West Oak Lane section to pay their final respects to Joyce Craig, the first female Philadelphia firefighter to die in the line...
2014/12/11 20:07
2014/12/11 20:07
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Your holiday season should sparkle, not erupt in sparks, smoulder or shoot flames like the tail end of a SpaceX rocket. So spare a moment to consider fire safety. During December, the hazards around...
2014/12/10 18:18
2014/12/10 18:18
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A firefighter hailed for her work ethic and the pride she took in being assigned to the city’s busiest engine companies died Tuesday after she became trapped in the basement of a...
2014/12/06 20:50
2014/12/06 20:50
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When most people think of the holidays, images of sparkling ornaments, stuffed stockings and dazzling winter décor come to mind. But for those who have witnessed and fought fires, safety remains a top...
2014/12/06 15:09
2014/12/06 15:09
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By JONATHON DAWE Statesman Staff Writer 'Tis the season for... house fires? As the Christmas season is upon us, Dexter Fire Chief Don Seymore wants to remind local citizens that, while the lights...
2014/12/06 08:53
2014/12/06 08:53
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It's no surprise that as the holiday season approaches, family and friends gather to celebrate. With more cooking, decorating and rituals that include candles and open flames, the risk of house fires...
2014/12/04 12:29
2014/12/04 12:29
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Some of us are total slobs, while others are complete neat freaks. But even the homes that look the cleanest on the surface probably have some dirt and gunk hiding somewhere, and a lot of that stuff...
2014/12/02 23:39
2014/12/02 23:39
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In south Louisiana, we don’t have to use heaters as often as much of the country. But that doesn’t exempt us from heating-related tragedies. In the Baton Rouge area, Acadiana and southeast Louisiana...
2014/11/27 09:28
2014/11/27 09:28
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... — Americans celebrate Thanksgiving every year on the fourth Thursday of November. 11-12 — The number of hours it takes to thaw a frozen 22- to 24-pound turkey in cold water. Compare that with the...
2014/11/26 17:15
2014/11/26 17:15
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Along with turkey and stuffing, Thanksgiving serves up plenty of health hazards. While the deadliest day of the year is Christmas, according to one University of California San Diego study,...
2014/11/26 14:00
2014/11/26 14:00
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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...
2014/11/26 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...
2014/11/25 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...
2014/12/19 18:33
2014/12/19 18:33
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