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3 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

Fire destroys 3 homes at Jersey shore community

In this photo provided by Joanne Dollarton, people watch as fire engulfs three homes near the beachfront, Friday, April 18, 2014, in Sea Isle City, N.J. .

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Related Topix: Sea Isle City, NJ, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

3 hrs ago | WHDH

Fire destroys 3 homes at Jersey shore community

In this photo provided by Joanne Dollarton, people watch as fire engulfs three homes near the beachfront, Friday, April 18, 2014, in Sea Isle City, N.J. .

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Related Topix: Sea Isle City, NJ

4 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

Recalls this week includes lanterns, exercise devices, gun storage boxes, shoes

Candle lanterns that can melt and pose a fire hazard and gun storage boxes that can unlock when dropped are among this week's recalled consumer products.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Pier 1 Imports, Retail

4 hrs ago | KHGI

Nebraska Joins Fire Compact, NEMA Assistant Director Named as Administrator

Gov. Dave Heineman has signed a bill that will have Nebraska join forces with Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas in fighting wildfires.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

8 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

Mom and son who died in San Francisco fire ID'd

San Francisco fire officials say a woman and her 3-year-old son who died in an apartment blaze were found in the apartment's bathroom.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

12 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

House fire likely caused by electrical issue

One building has been completely burned up, while the siding of the house to the right began melting as a result of the heat from the blaze.

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Related Topix: New Hanover County, NC

17 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

San Jose: Second day of searching uncovers no human remains at fire site

Search dogs on Thursday again sniffed around the rubble of the former KNTV building destroyed by a five-alarm fire but did not find any human remains.

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Related Topix: Sunnyvale, CA, Santa Clara, CA

21 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Charges filed against Tappa for Oconto bar fire

Officials say 39-year-old Donald L. Tappa is facing a total of ten charges, including arson, burglary, theft and criminal damage to property.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

KNUS-AM Aurora

Texas town honors 15 killed in year-ago explosion

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Related Topix: Explosion, West, TX, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Patch.com

Fire Officials Warn Against Use of Sky Lanterns for Celebrations

Sonoma County's fire prevention officers are warning residents about the illegal use of sky lanterns that have started a number of vegetation fires.

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Related Topix: Sonoma County, CA, Petaluma, CA

Lincoln Daily News

Signs Of Healing In Texas Town A Year After Deadly Plant Blast

Still healing from multiple broken bones after the force of the deadly explosion lifted him out of his boots, one volunteer firefighter is missing a few teeth and suffers nerve damage to his right shoulder.

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Related Topix: Explosion

ComputerWorld

Google Glass to get a workout from Dutch firefighters

Google Glass could be useful for tasks like cutting up a car to free a trapped person, the fire department said Can Google Glass help first responders work more effectively? Firefighters in Amsterdam want to find out, and plan to try out the wearable-of-the-moment in training scenarios and at accident scenes.

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Theboltonnews.co.uk

a Car was set on fire in a suspected arson attack in Daubhill.

AN ARSON investigation has been launched after a blaze destroyed a car just metres from where a family was sleeping.

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Denver Post

Longmont fire fighters battle blaze near 1st and Martin

Longmont fire fighters responded to a fire that flared up around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday evening east of Martin and south of First Avenue.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Baltimore News

Woman, 81, killed in St. Mary's County house fire

The State Fire Marshal's Office say the blaze was reported about 1:15 p.m. Wednesday in Lexington Park.

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Related Topix: Lexington Park, MD

Pasadena Star-News

Monterey Park fire truck collision injures 15, one critically

MONTEREY PARK >> Six firefighters and nine civilians were injured, one of them critically, Wednesday after two fire engines collided in a Monterey Park intersection, sending one of them careening into a dim sum restaurant, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Monterey Park, CA, Train Disaster, Alhambra, CA

The Washington Post

Royal couple visit wildfire-affected Aussie town

Britain's Prince William holding his son Prince George and his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, arrive in Sydney Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Prince William, World News, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel

WTVF Nashville

3 Rescued From Burning Gatlinburg Condo

A Gatlinburg Fire Department spokesperson said that crews were able to safely get the people off the second floor of the Summit of Gatlinburg, and that they were treated at the scene Wednesday morning for smoke inhalation.

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Related Topix: Gatlinburg, TN, Pigeon Forge, TN

KNUS-AM Aurora

Victims in Texas blast choose closure over answers

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Related Topix: West, TX, Explosion

KTVN Reno

Small blaze in LA's Griffith Park contained

Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott says the fire early Wednesday burned vegetation in an area between Griffith Observatory and the Greek Theatre.

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