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Liverpool Echo
'Someone could have been killed' when winds blew plywood off building sitefears about a building site in the Baltic Quarter after plywood was blown off d
Liverpool Echo / Posted 56 minutes ago
fears about a building site in the Baltic Quarter after plywood was blown off during strong winds A spokesman for the fire service confirmed they were called out to Norfolk Street on Monday. Police also attended and put a cordon in place. A... Read more
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walesonline
How a Welsh town became submerged under waterto survive. Homes, businesses and lives were ruined in the worst flooding to h
walesonline / Posted 56 minutes ago
to survive. Homes, businesses and lives were ruined in the worst flooding to hit the area for more than 100 years - the fire service received around 900 emergency calls in just 36 hours, and more than 50 people were rescued. The eye of the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Late-night Cumbrian river search halted when man found in pubman feared to be in the water late last night was discovered around an hour lat
North-West Evening Mail / Posted an hour ago
man feared to be in the water late last night was discovered around an hour later in a nearby pub 'safe and well', the fire service said. It is the second search of along the Rockcliffe stretch of the River Eden in just a few days. In a... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Schoolboy suffers 'significant' injury after firework incidentincident after school on Wednesday. "I would like to reassure all parents that
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
incident after school on Wednesday. "I would like to reassure all parents that I am working with both the police and the fire service to fully investigate and keeping all of our community safe is of the utmost importance." Last year a... Read more
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The News and Star
Late-night Carlisle river search halted when man found in pubman feared to be in the water late last night was discovered around an hour lat
The News and Star / Posted 2 hours ago
man feared to be in the water late last night was discovered around an hour later in a nearby pub 'safe and well', the fire service said. It is the second search of along the Rockcliffe stretch of the River Eden in just a few days. In a... Read more
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New Kerala
SC cracker ban impact: 16 percent less fire accidents - newkerala news #282095Court restored ban on the sale of firecrackers from October 9 to November 1, wi
New Kerala / Posted 3 hours ago
Court restored ban on the sale of firecrackers from October 9 to November 1, with a view to reduce pollution. "Delhi Fire Services received 204 emergency calls this year as compared to 242 calls last year," Fire Director of Delhi Fire... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Recovery under way in the Fens to lift 44 tonne lorry out of river20) but the driver escaped unhurt.. Emergency services were quickly on the sce
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 4 hours ago
20) but the driver escaped unhurt.. Emergency services were quickly on the scene and a fire crew from Outwell attended. A fire service spokesman said an appliance from Outwell attended the collision “and provided scene safety”. Work will begin... Read more
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Gazette News
Firefighters use back-pack sprayers to tackle footpath blazewere called to the St Edmunds Way path in Great Dunmow at 7.50pm on Friday. A
Gazette News / Posted 4 hours ago
were called to the St Edmunds Way path in Great Dunmow at 7.50pm on Friday. A spokesman for the Essex Fire Service said: "Access to the incident was difficult, so fire crews requested an off-road vehicle called a pinzgauer and... Read more
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Bolton News
Be The Best: Students get a taste of Army lifethe students pass the rigorous selection process of a number of public service
Bolton News / Posted 8 hours ago
the students pass the rigorous selection process of a number of public service organisations, including the police and fire service." The students ended the day with a tour of the centre and they will shortly be spending five days on an army... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Breakdown in communicationand after the impact of a catastrophic event, met yesterday with agencies of th
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 10 hours ago
and after the impact of a catastrophic event, met yesterday with agencies of the national disaster response mechanism—Fire Service, Defence Force, Police Service, T&T Red Cross Society and Ministries of Local Rural Development and Local... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Tax increase funds round-the-clock fire service and new truckFor the first time in its history, a central Arkansas community will have guara
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 14 hours ago
For the first time in its history, a central Arkansas community will have guaranteed round-the-clock fire service. It's a game-changer for an area that's been plagued by headline-making fires. In the past, in East End, if you had a fire that was... Read more
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Revelstoke Review
Debate heats up over fire protectionas long as they are,” says Mooney, noting the regional district, which pays six
Revelstoke Review / Posted 14 hours ago
as long as they are,” says Mooney, noting the regional district, which pays six per cent of Revelstoke’s total annual fire service budget, realized in June it would probably be impossible to complete a new agreement by the end of 2017 and... Read more
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birminghammail
Huge fire which gutted derelict factory was suspected arsonIt is now believed the huge fire was started deliberately. A spokesperson for
birminghammail / Posted 17 hours ago
It is now believed the huge fire was started deliberately. A spokesperson for West Midlands Fire Service said: "This was suspected arson.Pictures showed the aftermath of the blaze on Friday morning (Image: WMFS Erdington) "A fire started... Read more
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express
MPs call for tougher sentences for attacks committed against emergency service workerslegislation is "just too weak" despite it already covering attacks on emergency
express / Posted 17 hours ago
legislation is "just too weak" despite it already covering attacks on emergency workers. GETTYPrince William met with the fire service following the Grenfell Tower disaster He also told MPs how a man wanted for questioning over a domestic assault... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Oakland Gets New Fire Chief in Wake of Fatal Warehouse Blazeto conduct annual inspections of the warehouse, which had been illegally conver
NBC Bay Area / Posted 20 hours ago
to conduct annual inspections of the warehouse, which had been illegally converted to living space. White has 30 years in fire service, including 20 in the local department. A city statement says that during his nine months as interim chief,... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Cadillac fire protection: Private firefighters give extra protection to the wealthy in wine countryColorado, and Texas ZIP codes, explained Stephen Poux, the global head of risk
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 23 hours ago
Colorado, and Texas ZIP codes, explained Stephen Poux, the global head of risk management and loss prevention. The wildfire services are included for free in the plan. “We focus on high net worth individuals who like to live in disaster-prone... Read more
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Gazette
Residents learn more about emergency services at Thornbury Fire Station open dayall ages and backgrounds throughout the event who were able to interact with th
Gazette / Posted 23 hours ago
all ages and backgrounds throughout the event who were able to interact with the different organisations involved and watch fire service displays. “Hopefully our visitors were able to take away different safety messages from their... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
BREAKING: Cause of Amazon evacuation revealedin Faulds Park early this morning. A major operation was launched by the emerg
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 23 hours ago
in Faulds Park early this morning. A major operation was launched by the emergency services with dozens of police and fire service personnel called to the warehouse shortly after 5am when question marks were raised about a package. Hundreds... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Bushfire flares up in Tasmania's northeastbut properties remain at risk, authorities say. An emergency warning has been
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
but properties remain at risk, authorities say. An emergency warning has been downgraded to a watch and act for Terryvale Road around Goshen, Tasmania's fire service says. But residents should be ready to evacuate or protect their homes. Wit... Read more
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birminghammail
JD Sports fined £60,000 for fire safety breaches at Merry Hill storeOctober 19. Despite a warning, inspectors again found safety breaches when the
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
October 19. Despite a warning, inspectors again found safety breaches when they returned two weeks later. West Midlands Fire Service prosecuted the company following the inspection and they were fined £10,000 for each of the six offences and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Fire service is shutting down people who question its #firefightingsexism campaign London Fire Brigade is not putting up with people’s daft responses to its cam
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
London Fire Brigade is not putting up with people’s daft responses to its campaign. Firefighter getting equipment from her engine (Rui Vieira/PA) October 20... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
Car bursts into flames on M40 near Banburyget clear before the car was engulfed in flames. The fire was accidental, most
Banbury Guardian / Posted yesterday
get clear before the car was engulfed in flames. The fire was accidental, most likely caused by a mechanical issue, the fire service said on Facebook. One lane of the motorway was shut by crews and Highways England traffic officers who assisted... Read more
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Sussex Express
Permanently parked van sparks health concernssaid the large blue van has been converted into a motor home and is permanently
Sussex Express / Posted yesterday
said the large blue van has been converted into a motor home and is permanently parked in Church Lane, near the police and fire service HQ and St Michael’s Terrace. “You can see smoke and light coming from it at night proving that someone is... Read more
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birminghammail
Twenty firefighters tackle severe office blaze in Walsallinside was deemed unstable. (Image: @WillenhallFire via Twitter) Explaining th
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
inside was deemed unstable. (Image: @WillenhallFire via Twitter) Explaining the incident, a spokesman for West Midlands Fire Service said: “We received a 999 call at 5.42pm to reports of a severe fire on Green Lane, near Raybolds Bridge.Read... Read more
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birminghammail
Woman cut free after getting thumb stuck in BOWLING BALLthe ball.Fire crews were called after the woman got her thumb stuck in the bowl
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
the ball.Fire crews were called after the woman got her thumb stuck in the bowling ball. A spokeswoman for Staffordshire Fire Service said the incident was ‘very unusual’ and took around an hour to free the woman.Read More She said: “It was one... Read more
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Gazette News
Person cut free from car after two vehicle crashand ambulance crews attended the crash in Maypole Road, Tiptree at approximatel
Gazette News / Posted yesterday
and ambulance crews attended the crash in Maypole Road, Tiptree at approximately 4.52pm last night. A spokesman for the Fire Service said: "Firefighters assisted at the scene of a road traffic collision involving two vehicles. "Fire crews... Read more
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The Morning Call
Newsmaker: Darrell Singles, volunteer with Lehigh Valley County Animal Response Teamwe do. Q.: Had you done anything like this before? A.: Prior to becoming a vo
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
we do. Q.: Had you done anything like this before? A.: Prior to becoming a volunteer with CART, I had a background in the fire service. And I continue my emergency services to this day. I have 15 years as a volunteer firefighter. Q.:What was the... Read more
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birminghammail
Badly-hurt man trapped in van for an hour after M42 crashmultiple serious injuries to his legs. “While the team administered trauma car
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
multiple serious injuries to his legs. “While the team administered trauma care to make him more comfortable, the fire service worked around them to carefully extricate him from the wreckage. “After around an hour, the man was cut free... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Boston bomb survivor hero of Newry fire as he rescues three childrenwas working off adrenaline," he said. "It wasn't the typical Sunday run I am u
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
was working off adrenaline," he said. "It wasn't the typical Sunday run I am used to. "The children were checked over by paramedics and I ran on home. "Then I got a message later from the Fire Service thanking me for my bravery." Belfast Telegr... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
I think of Jayne Burnside death every day, says driver Kyle Rainey who ran over her as she lay on roadhe did not believe she intended to take her own life. The coroner added that a
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
he did not believe she intended to take her own life. The coroner added that attempts to move the victim before the Fire Service lifted the car could have caused further injuries but insisted that her life could not have been saved. Belfast... Read more
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Daily Record
Amazon workers evacuated after 'suspicious package' found at Gourock depotRecord) Staff at neighbouring site Devol Engineering have also reportedly been
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Record) Staff at neighbouring site Devol Engineering have also reportedly been told to stay home. Police and the Scottish Fire Service confirmed they are in attendance. “Emergency service are in attendance and the premises has been evacuated as a... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Out-of-control Tas bushfire downgradeddowngraded but properties remain at risk, authorities say. An emergency warnin
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
downgraded but properties remain at risk, authorities say. An emergency warning has been downgraded to a watch and act for Terryvale Road around Goshen, Tasmania's fire service says. But residents should be ready to evacuate or protect their ho... Read more
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birminghammail
Fire crews spend all night at massive Erdington blaze which raged for six hoursseveral reorts from the public.A fire at derelict factory on Edgemond Avenue, E
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
several reorts from the public.A fire at derelict factory on Edgemond Avenue, Erdington. (Image: Lee Baker / West Midlands Fire Service) Images show huge plumes of smoke billowing over the area, while West Midlands Fire Service tackled the... Read more
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Western Advocate
Rural Fire Service cadets enjoy some hot competition in the rainTWENTY-SIX Rural Fire Service (RFS) cadets competed in the Chifley/Lithgow Team
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
TWENTY-SIX Rural Fire Service (RFS) cadets competed in the Chifley/Lithgow Team RFS Cadet Championship on Friday. Three students from The Scots School, nine students from Carenne School and 14 Denison College of Secondary Education Kelso High Campus... Read more
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asianage
Diwali in Delhi: Cloth godown goes ablaze, fire department gets 204 callsa cloth godown. Twenty-six fire tenders were sent to the spot. However, no inju
asianage / Posted yesterday
a cloth godown. Twenty-six fire tenders were sent to the spot. However, no injury has been reported in this case," a Delhi Fire Service (DFS) official said. "It was a three-storey building. The case is being investigated by the police," he... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Bushfire flares up in Tasmania's northeastis burning near properties, authorities say. An emergency warning has been iss
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
is burning near properties, authorities say. An emergency warning has been issued for Terry Vale Road near St Helens, the state's fire service says. Residents should leave if their way is clear or prepare to defend their homes, the warnin... Read more
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Perth Now
Tasmania bushfire sparks emergency warningis burning near properties, authorities say. An emergency warning has been iss
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
is burning near properties, authorities say. An emergency warning has been issued for Terry Vale Road near St Helens, the state's fire service says. Residents should leave if their way is clear or prepare to defend their homes, the warnin... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Tasmania bushfire sparks emergency warningis burning near properties, authorities say. An emergency warning has been iss
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
is burning near properties, authorities say. An emergency warning has been issued for Terry Vale Road near St Helens, the state's fire service says. Residents should leave if their way is clear or prepare to defend their homes, the warnin... Read more
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News.com.au
Tasmania bushfire sparks emergency warningis burning near properties, authorities say. An emergency warning has been iss
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
is burning near properties, authorities say. An emergency warning has been issued for Terry Vale Road near St Helens, the state's fire service says. Residents should leave if their way is clear or prepare to defend their homes, the warnin... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Emergency fire warning for Goshen residents on Tasmania's east coastGoshen residents on Tasmania's east coast warned of uncontrollable fire Tasman
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Goshen residents on Tasmania's east coast warned of uncontrollable fire Tasmania Fire Service has issued an emergency warning for a bushfire at Terry Vale Road in Goshen near Saint Helen on the state's east coast. It says the fire will be... Read more
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Bolton News
Firefighters deliver special message ahead of HalloweenSchool, in Salisbury Road. The visit was part of the Safe4autumn and Treacle i
Bolton News / Posted yesterday
School, in Salisbury Road. The visit was part of the Safe4autumn and Treacle initiatives being run by Greater Manchester Fire Service, Greater Manchester Police, Transport for Greater Manchester and other partners. While fun for some, the two... Read more
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News.com.au
Bushfire warning for St Helens residentsTHE Tasmania Fire Service has issued a watch and act alert for St Helens, warni
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
THE Tasmania Fire Service has issued a watch and act alert for St Helens, warning homes may soon be affected. The alert, sent just before 4pm, warns properties in the Terry Vale Rd area may be hit within the next two hours. The alert said fire has... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Oakland gets new fire chief in wake of fatal warehouse blazeto conduct annual inspections of the warehouse, which had been illegally conver
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
to conduct annual inspections of the warehouse, which had been illegally converted to living space. White has 30 years in fire service, including 20 in the local department. A city statement says that during his nine months as interim chief,... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Firefighters Across KELOLAND Remember Presho Fire Chiefhis car as he was responding to a fire. "You've got a family at home with your
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted yesterday
his car as he was responding to a fire. "You've got a family at home with your blood but the family you acquire with the fire service is the same thing, it's just a bigger version of your family," Darin Nelson, Chief of Winner Fire Department... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Women on the frontline — rise of the female firefightersRise of the female firefighter: Bushfire brigade ranks filling up with women H
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Rise of the female firefighter: Bushfire brigade ranks filling up with women Highly recommended: NSW Rural Fire Service volunteer Stephanie Looi. (Supplied: New South Wales Rural Fire Service) Highly recommended: NSW Rural Fire Service volunteer... Read more
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Daily Star
Huge blaze ravages street as firefighters scramble to sceneBLAZE: The fire ripped though a derelict factory in Birmingham “All local resi
Daily Star / Posted yesterday
BLAZE: The fire ripped though a derelict factory in Birmingham “All local residents keep windows closed” West Midlands Fire Service About 40 firefighters rushed to the derelict factory in Edgemond Avenue, Erdington, after a massive fire broke out... Read more
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birminghammail
Forty firefighters battling huge factory blazeplatform.Read More A huge plume of smoke could be seen rising up from the site
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
platform.Read More A huge plume of smoke could be seen rising up from the site over nearby streets, with West Midlands Fire Service receiving "many calls" to the incident.Forty firefighters were tackling the blaze (Image: Lee Baker / West... Read more
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Manning River Times
MidCoast Commonwealth Games baton bearers namedTrott, has been selected based on her commitment to the local community. Jennef
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
Trott, has been selected based on her commitment to the local community. Jennefer is an active member of the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) and is the youngest person ever in the MidCoast region to qualify as a crew leader. She is involved in RFS... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Airdrie wildfire caused by tossed cigarette, say officialsThursday. "So often we see lit cigarette butts bouncing down the road," Hubbar
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
Thursday. "So often we see lit cigarette butts bouncing down the road," Hubbard said. "That's disheartening for us in the fire service, and should be for the community as a whole, seeing what destruction can occur from that lapse of common... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Oakland Interim Fire Chief Darin White appointed as permanent chiefDecember killed 36 people and retired shortly afterward. City officials said W
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted yesterday
December killed 36 people and retired shortly afterward. City officials said White is an Oakland native with 30 years in fire service, 20 of them in Oakland. "We conducted a rigorous national search to find the best fire chief for Oakland and... Read more
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