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4 hrs ago |

Memphis 'Blue Flu' symbol of pension troubles

Cuts approved by the City Council have led to protests from city workers, including police and fire staff, who say they cannot afford the changes and feel betrayed by a city they have served and protected.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Economics News, Bankruptcy, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Illinois

8 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Officials say juvenile started California wildfire

The San Diego County District Attorney's office said a hearing has been set for July 30 for the juvenile, whose identity has not been released.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, San Diego County, CA, San Marcos, CA

12 hrs ago | WSRZ

Styx & Foreigner Thank Philly Fire Department With Donation

Styx and Foreigner are showing their appreciation to the Philadelphia fire department that responded to their bus fire last week.


14 hrs ago | WNDH-FM Napoleon

Fighting Wildfire With Satellites, Lasers, and Drones

Fire lookout technology has changed a lot since Jack Kerouac's Desolation Angels.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Science / Technology, NASA, Noatak, AK

18 hrs ago | Redditch Advertiser

PEOPLE are being warned to take extra care during Thursday's firefighters' strike.

Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service will operate a reduced service from 10am to 7pm during one of a long series of strikes in a row over pensions.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The York Daily Record

Philadelphia defends response to fatal fire

Members of a tight-knit West African community in Philadelphia want to know why four young children died in a porch fire that spread across half a city block - just steps from a fire station.


The Washington Post

Progress reported against major western wildfires

This Saturday, July 5, 2014, photo provided by the Utah State Parks shows the fire from the Taylor Mountain Road Fire near Vernal, Utah.


Related Topix: Vernal, UT, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, US Politics, US News

Visitor trapped in Chicago jail for about 30 hours

WBBM-AM reports a man was in the jail's maximum security division visiting his son when he went into a room that wasn't being used.


Related Topix: Prison

Lightning hits 3rd North Dakota saltwater facility

A lightning strike Monday sparked a fire and explosion that destroyed the third North Dakota saltwater disposal facility in recent weeks, sending thick black smoke billowing into the sky and leaving the smell of oil in the air.


Related Topix: Explosion, Alexander, ND, McKenzie County, ND, Mountrail County, ND

The Daily News Journal

Liberian ambassador heads to Phila. after fatal fire

Liberia's ambassador to United States is scheduled to travel to Philadelphia on Tuesday to meet with victims of a weekend blaze in the city that left four children dead.


Related Topix: 9

KHOU-TV Houston

2 injured in fire at Port Arthur chemical plant

Chevron Phillips Chemical says two people are injured after a fire at its Port Arthur facility.


Firefighter injured in NM's Jemez Mountains

Authorities say a firefighter from California who was helping with fire prevention and other duties on the Santa Fe National Forest has been injured.


Related Topix: Sandoval County, NM

KNUS-AM Aurora

All riders now off disabled California coaster

A roller coaster hit a tree branch at the Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park Monday, dislodging the front car, leaving four people slightly injured and keeping nearly two dozen summer fun-seekers hanging 20 to 30 feet in the air for hours as day turned to night.


Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Windsor Beacon

Several arrested at Philly protest over deadly fire

Philadelphia police arrested several people Monday evening outside a firehouse during a protest over what angry residents believe was a slow response to a weekend blaze that killed four young children.


The Fresno Bee

Charges dropped against principal accused of fire

Southwest District Judge William Herauf dismissed the case against 30-year-old Thomas Sander without prejudice, which means the state could still decide to bring charges against him later.


Fire damages Michelin-ranked California restaurant

Santa Clara County Fire Battalion Chief Kendal Pearson says Monday's two-alarm blaze damaged the attic, roof and interior of the renowned Manresa restaurant in Los Gatos.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Los Gatos, CA

Fire tables are the newest in outdoor furniture

Fire bowls were a great idea; they were just a little low to the ground and not especially attractive.


Related Topix: Colleyville, TX

The Daily News Journal

Watch: Fireworks explode as Tenn. store catches fire

A Tennessee fireworks store building that had been a sight to see along Interstate 75 was destroyed due to a fire over the Fourth of July weekend.


Related Topix: Campbell County, TN, Caryville, TN

Northern California wildfire challenges crews

Crews battling a wildfire burning in a rugged patch of far Northern California were facing another day of triple-digit temperatures and gusty winds Monday as officials warned that the flames could again threaten homes.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Weather, San Diego County, CA, Julian, CA


Wenatchee wildfire threatens 8 homes

A brush fire on a hillside in central Washington is threatening eight homes, with another 25 on notice that they may need to evacuate.


Related Topix: Wenatchee, WA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire


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