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  1. Fire Dept. Investigating Suspected ArsonRead the original story

    7 min ago | The Daily News-Record

    The Harrisonburg Fire Department is investigating a fire that officials suspect was arson, and police have arrested a city resident in connection with the blaze. According to a release from the department, firefighters were called to 122 S. Main St. at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday.

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  2. Three Bridges arson attack caused A 61k damageRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | West Sussex Today

    ... Huxley was staying at the time - noticed the smoke at 9.35pm and called firefighters. Investigators found that the fire had started in the luggage compartment. Huxley was identified through a DNA test on blood found on the compartment's latch. Alex ...

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  3. exit-arrow-Read the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | News Times

    The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection uses a "build up index" to determine the the dryness of woodlands that can fuel fires and spread quickly. On its forest fire web page, DEEP says "the Build Up Index is the driving factor with past precipitation being critical.

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  4. South Jersey Diner Waitress Saves Man From Burning CarRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Patch.com

    A video shows a car on fire shortly after a waitress at a New Jersey diner helped an 86-year-old man get out of the vehicle. A waitress at a New Jersey diner helped an 86-year-old man get out of his car shortly before flames came up, and the vehicle caught fire.

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  5. Three-story building left uninhabitable following two-alarm fireRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    District Fire Chief Samuel Richesson said the cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Fire Department, the Worcester Police Department and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.  District Chief Richesson said firefighters were called to the house at 10:15 a.m. First units arriiving found heavy fire and smoke extending to all three floors in the back of the building. Neighbor Heidi Lashua said she saw the smoke and headed toward the building when she heard what she thought was an explosion.

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  6. Sanatoga, Royersford Firefighters Join ClimbRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | The Sanatoga Post

    Volunteers from the Sanatoga and Royersford fire companies will spend next Sunday from 8 a.m. until noon in Lancaster, climbing the equivalent of 110 stories of stairs to honor 343 firefighters who lost their lives in the 9-11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City during 2001. The 2015 Lancaster 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb is a fund-raising event conducted under the auspices of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation .

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  7. Fire Department To Unveil Steel Remnants of World Trade CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Patch.com

    Following the Sept. 11 ceremony, the pieces will be on display at Fire Station No.

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  8. Fire at Chateau Village under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | The Penticton Western

    Penticton Fire Department investigators are still looking into the cause of a blaze at a townhouse unit on Thursday . Fire chief Wayne Williams said despite rumours that a child playing with matches ignited the blaze in a unit at the Chateau Village located at 3099 South Main Street around 6:30 p.m., the fire department has not determined the cause yet.

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  9. Quick-thinking NJ waitress saved elderly man from this car fireRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... said. But her customer, cool and collected, didn't seem fazed: "He just moseyed on in." Avenarius said she called the fire department and tried to keep customers away from the windows. Another waitress moved a car that was next to Flowers'. The fire ...

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  10. Claudia Barajas Allegedly Burns Down Ex-GF's Home, Blames Her Own DaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Denver Westword

    A resident of Fountain, Barajas is accused of setting a fire to her ex-girlfriend's mobile home in Colorado Springs, then trying to blame her own daughter for the crime. The tale got underway at 10:52 p.m. on June 6, when members of the Colorado Springs Police Department and the Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire on the 5100 block of Airport Road.

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  11. 'Dorm room' burning sends a messageRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Star Phoenix

    The Saskatoon Fire Department, together with Facilities Management Division, Safety Resources, Protective Services, Consumer Services and the USSU hosted a 'Dorm Burn' simulation in Nobel Plaza on Thursday. The event was a controlled burn in which two model dorm rooms were constructed in front of the Peter MacKinnon building, ignited using household items and extinguished by on-site responders.

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  12. More Second City Shows Canceled As Repairs From Fire ContinueRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Local

    Second City's theaters were not damaged by a fire that destroyed the comedy troupe's offices. CHICAGO - With cleanup and repairs from last week's fire proving more difficult than first expected, The Second City has moved or cancelled all its shows through September 20. A fire at the Piper's Alley complex in Old Town on Aug. 26 destroyed The Second City's offices.

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  13. Ringgold man in jail after trying to set family home on fireRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Catoosa County News

    A Ringgold man is behind bars after he allegedly tried to set fire to his house following an argument with a sibling, police say.

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  14. Engine 260 to Host 44th Annual Antique Fire Apparatus Show & MusterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Patch.com

    Engine 260 will host the 44th Annual Engine 260 Antique Fire Apparatus Show & Muster from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Eisenhower Park, located off Route 121, or North Street. Activities will include a motorcade of more than 50 fire apparatus that will travel from the Liberty Rock Shopping Plaza, 589 Bridgeport Ave., to Meadowside Road, through Milford Center onto North Street, ending at Eisenhower Park.

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  15. Dylan Baker's neighbor dies after apartment fireRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TheIndyChannel

    A Broadway actress who DYLAN BAKER tried to rescue from an apartment fire has died of her injuries in hospital. The Spider-Man 2 star escaped from the blaze at the building in New York City on Tuesday along with his family, and he tried to save his neighbor, Vivien Eng, from the flames, but was pushed back by smoke.

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  16. 4 things to know for September 4Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Planned Parenthood fire: Pullman police are investigating a suspicious fire at Planned Parenthood this morning. KQQQ Radio reports the incident started as a burglary alarm, but when crews arrived, there were smoke and flames coming from the building.

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  17. Firefighter breaks leg in fire engine crashRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Echo

    A HAMPSHIRE fire fighter who was airlifted to hospital following a crash while responding a house fire is recovering in hospital. The fire fighter will wake up in Southampton General Hospital again tomorrow after he suffered a broken leg and dislocated pelvis in the crash.

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  18. Demo at University of Saskatchewan shows dangers of dorm firesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GlobalNews

    Things got a little heated Thursday at the University of Saskatchewan. To promote fire safety on campus, the Saskatoon Fire Department simulated an actual fire by building a replica dorm room and setting it ablaze.

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  19. Soddy Daisy Reaches Settlement With Former Police Chief On LawsuitRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Chattanoogan.com

    ... of thousands of dollars from the city, said Mr. Elliott. In the city manager's report, Janice Cagle first thanked the fire and police department for work they did contributing to the search for two young children and their dog. On Tuesday night a ...

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  20. Government provides firefighters; why not health care?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | OregonLive.com

    Homeowner Brad Craig, right, thanks departing firefighters who he said saved his home from a wildfire Saturday morning, Aug. 22, 2015, in Okanogan, Washington. Government: Did anybody else see the photograph of the man in Okanogan, Washington, thanking firefighters for saving his home? He was wearing a T-shirt with the words "LOWER TAXES + LESS GOVERNMENT = MORE FREEDOM" on it.

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