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Halloween events being held around the Peninsula | DP ListOct. 21 noon to 4 p.m. Enjoy candy, games, food, vendors, raffles and bounce ho
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Oct. 21 noon to 4 p.m. Enjoy candy, games, food, vendors, raffles and bounce house from at the Newport News Fire Department Training Center, located at 17300 Warwick Blvd., Newport News. Proceeds benefit first responders... Read more
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Newport News reducing unnecessary ambulance rides, one patient at a timeAndre Dorsey decided about halfway into his Newport News Fire Department career
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
Andre Dorsey decided about halfway into his Newport News Fire Department career that he was done with emergency medical services. Dorsey, now a lieutenant going on 21 years with the department, said his breaking point was a nursing home call. He and... Read more
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Facebook Feedback for Oct. 14: Trump stops payments to insurers, health-care providers complain about VA reimbursements, crash in Newport News causes injurieswas transported with minor injuries and the other driver was transported with s
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
was transported with minor injuries and the other driver was transported with serious but not life-threatening injuries, Newport News Fire Department Battalion Chief Jay Culpepper said at the scene. Joanne Tyndall: That's because they drive way... Read more
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Newport News City Council: ‘Optimism’ caused budget gaplicenses — was modest. It ranged between a fraction of a percent to 4 percent g
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
licenses — was modest. It ranged between a fraction of a percent to 4 percent growth. Cipriano provided those numbers: Newport News Fire Department hosts open house The Newport News Fire Department will its annual, free open house this... Read more
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2 people injured in crash on Rock Landing Drivewas transported with minor injuries and the other driver was transported with s
Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
was transported with minor injuries and the other driver was transported with serious but not life-threatening injuries, Newport News Fire Department Battalion Chief Jay Culpepper said at the scene. The call about the accident came in at about 5... Read more
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Local first responders provide medical assistance, help rebuild in Florida after Hurricane Irmato restore utilities and sanitation, remove debris, and assess structures and b
Daily Press / Posted 18 days ago
to restore utilities and sanitation, remove debris, and assess structures and bridges, according to member Jim Gower, a Newport News Fire Department battalion chief. “We’re coordinating everything that is needed to get a community up and... Read more
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Peninsula first responders return from Puerto RicoWhen Newport News Fire Department Capt. Eddie Holloway woke up in San Juan on S
Daily Press / Posted 21 days ago
When Newport News Fire Department Capt. Eddie Holloway woke up in San Juan on Sept. 20, he could feel the building moving from inside his 10th floor hotel room. “I was actually swaying back and forth in the bed,” he told the Daily Press Thursday... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Woman sentenced for hitting, killing man who was mowing his lawn in Newport Newsto use their phone. She then called a relative who told her to turn herself in
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 22 days ago
to use their phone. She then called a relative who told her to turn herself in to police, which she did. Members of the Newport News fire department finished mowing the lawn for the family of the man who was killed. Coates’ family members tell... Read more
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Newport News Firefighter injured in Friday morning shed fireNEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Newport News Fire Department battled a residential structur
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 22 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Newport News Fire Department battled a residential structure fire early Friday morning. Officials say that crews responded to a residential structure fire in the 600 block of 72nd Street, in the Newmarket section of the city at... Read more
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Newport News firefighters battling fire at Plaza AztecaNEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Firefighters with the Newport News Fire Department are batt
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 24 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Firefighters with the Newport News Fire Department are battling a fire at the Plaza Azteca at 12385 Jefferson Avenue Tuesday night. Dispatchers received the call at approximately 8:33 p.m. About 40 firefighters were dispatched to... Read more
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Tuesday night fire results in roof collapse at Newport News Plaza AztecaThe roof of the Plaza Azteca restaurant in the Denbigh area of Newport News cav
Daily Press / Posted 24 days ago
The roof of the Plaza Azteca restaurant in the Denbigh area of Newport News caved in during a two-alarm fire Tuesday. The Newport News Fire Department was called to the restaurant at 12835 Jefferson Ave. Tuesday night concerning a fire. Crews... Read more
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U-haul crashes into Newport News retirement homeRetirement Community, at 13030 Warwick Blvd. The driver of the truck had stopp
Daily Press / Posted 25 days ago
Retirement Community, at 13030 Warwick Blvd. The driver of the truck had stopped at the home to ask for directions, Newport News Fire Department Lt. Drew Pribush said at the scene. The truck crashed into an overhang, damaging the awning and... Read more
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Fourteen displaced in Newport News apartment fireNEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Newport News Fire Department responded to an apartment
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 29 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Newport News Fire Department responded to an apartment fire in the 500 block of Coral Court that left 14 people displaced Friday morning. Dispatchers received the call at 10:30 a.m. Crews were able to extinguish the fire... Read more
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Diver injured during training in Newport News Friday, fire official saysA diver was injured during a training exercise in Newport News Friday morning,
Daily Press / Posted 29 days ago
A diver was injured during a training exercise in Newport News Friday morning, a fire official said. Newport News Fire Department, including its Marine Incident Response Team, responded to the incident at Huntington Beach about 11:30 a.m., Capt.... Read more
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Fire destroys Newport News apartment, cuts off electrical system for entire building, official sayswas destroyed by fire, and the electrical service for the entire building was d
Daily Press / Posted 29 days ago
was destroyed by fire, and the electrical service for the entire building was damaged Friday morning, an official said. Newport News Fire Department responded to the blaze in the 500 block of Coral Key Place about 10:30 a.m., Capt. Donnie Lewis... Read more
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Fire destroys Newport News apartmentwas destroyed by fire, and the electrical service for the entire building was d
Daily Press / Posted 29 days ago
was destroyed by fire, and the electrical service for the entire building was damaged Friday morning, an official said. Newport News Fire Department responded to the blaze in the 500 block of Coral Key Place about 10:30 a.m., Capt. Donnie Lewis... Read more
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Newport News Fire Department hopes app leads to better outcomes for cardiac arrest patientsNEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Newport News Fire Department wants to get the public in
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 30 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Newport News Fire Department wants to get the public involved to help save lives. The department is preparing to implement a nationally-known program called PulsePoint, which interfaces with a city’s dispatch system to notify... Read more

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