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39 min ago | Surrey Leader

B.C. calls Ontario for forest fire support

B.C. forest firefighters head into the weekend with two major fires in the Interior of the province and fire risk increasing with a spell of hot weather expected.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Weather, Canada,

3 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Hundreds battling central Washington wildfire

Several hundred firefighters are working to contain a fire that has burned grass and brush across 28 square miles in central Washington.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Weather, Heat Wave

7 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Fire crews battling clutter along with the flames

Another danger lurked as fire and smoke swept through the upper floors of a Brooklyn public-housing high-rise: junk.


Related Topix: Brooklyn (Portland, OR), Manchester, NH

12 hrs ago | Todmorden Today

Trapped pensioner rescued from Halifax house fire in suspected arson attack

Firefighters rescued a pensioner trapped in an upstairs bedroom of a house that was on fire in Halifax this morning .


Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom

16 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

Central Washington wildfire grows dramatically

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Yakima, WA, Entiat, WA, Chelan, WA

20 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

Lebanese rockets hit Israel in offensive's 4th day

Rockets fired from Lebanon struck Israel early Friday as long-range missile fire from Gaza continued against the country for a fourth day.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Lebanon, IN, Holyoke, MA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

1 woman dead in New Jersey rowhouse fire

Authorities say one woman is dead in a rowhouse fire in New Jersey. Jersey City police spokesman Bob McHugh says the blaze broke out in the home's basement at around 10 p.m. Thursday.


The Item

Thousands appear for NYC firefighter's funeral

Thousands of uniformed firefighters from across the country gathered Thursday for the funeral of a fireman labeled "a true hero" by the mayor.


Related Topix: New York, New York Government

Bangor Daily News

Fire official says 7 killed in Massachusetts apartment blaze

Seven people were killed when a fire tore through an apartment building in the Boston suburb of Lowell on Thursday morning, a Massachusetts fire official said.


KNUS-AM Aurora

4 adults, 3 kids die in apartment building fire

An intense fire ravaged a three-story apartment building before dawn Thursday, killing four adults and three children, forcing tenants to jump or hand their children to safety, and leading to dramatic rescues from upper floors.


Related Topix: Kids, Family


Firefighter dies of burns suffered at house fire

A Houston Fire Department statement identified the dead firefighter as 46-year-old Daniel Groover, a 21-year veteran of the department Bryan Sky Eagle, president of the Houston Professional Firefighters Association, said Groover was inside the burning house fighting the flames when he lost radio contact.


KABC-AM Los Angeles

Juvenile Suspect Identified in Connection with May Fire in California

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department says it has identified a suspect in the Washingtonia/Cocos Fire in San Marcos, California in May, which has been deemed arson.


Related Topix: San Diego County, CA, San Marcos, CA

Wed Jul 09, 2014


After 3 decades in prison, new trial for man on 8 murders

A man who has spent more than three decades in prison after he was convicted of starting a fire in 1982 that killed eight people, including five children, has been granted a new trial.


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

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


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.


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

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


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