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  1. Community donates generously to wildfire survivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... in need. One of those people who stopped by was Cindy Davis, who lives in Winthrop, a town hit hard by last year's fire season. "Last year yeah my best friend lost her house and a lot of friends lost their house. None of my family lost anything," ...

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  2. Residents evacuate after rural Northern California wildfire grows to 450 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Laguna Woods Globe

    ... effect for a rural area of Lake County as crews rush to quell a wildfire burning through timber in steep terrain. Cal Fire says the blaze reported Wednesday afternoon north of Clear Lake grew to about 450 acres by Thursday morning. Residents of a ...

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  3. Forest Service spends a record $243 million on wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... Vilsack said further transfers are likely and the agency expects to continue spending about $200 million per week on fire suppression during the coming weeks. The administration is pushing Congress to change how the government pays for fighting ...

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  4. Man shot by cop near Fair Park had a realistic-looking pellet gun, Dallas police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... with another man there, police said. The man called police and reported a robbery. Davis allegedly set the house on fire. Officers saw Davis walking out of the burning house and tried to handcuff him after he was "verbally non-compliant," police ...

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  5. Duplex fire investigated as suspicious; 1 taken to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Firefighters put out a duplex fire Thursday afternoon they believe was intentionally set, said Kevin McDonald, Fire Department assistant chief. One man was taken to a hospital with injuries after firefighters arrived at 2:10 p.m. Thursday to fight a fire at 1101 Backus Ave., No.

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  6. Speed bump removal to aid emergency response timesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

    A speed hump is seen July 23 near Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers' home on Grenville Avenue. Officials with the city of Las Vegas and its fire department say theyA A re pulling speed bumps on public and private property around the city as part of a push to improve emergency response times and provide better service to residents.

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  7. Brandon board, Ortonville council OK fire budgetRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Oxford Leader

    Brandon Twp.- The township board and Ortonville Village Council unanimously approved 2016 fire department budgets during a special joint meeting Aug. 26. The fire equipment and housing budget was approved with anticipated 2016 revenues of $318,569 and expenses of $521,130. The nearly $200,000 discrepancy is no cause for alarm, as Fire Chief Dave Kwapis explained that the expenditure figure includes $180,000 budgeted for parking lot improvements for Fire Station #2.

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  8. New Pat McNamara Instructional Video from PanteaoRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | AmmoLand

    Pat has 22 years of Special Operations experience, 13 of which were in 1st SFOD-D. He has extensive experience in hostile fire/combat zones in the Middle East and Eastern Europe.

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  9. Railroad construction continues to cause problems, even for school corporationRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    ... dealing with the delay in student arrivals, one thing that can't be delayed is dealing with an emergency. Terre Haute Fire Department Chief Jeff Fisher says these closed crossings are inconvenient, but there shouldn't be any safety concerns. "We're ...

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  10. Auto Repair Expert Bobby Likis: 'What Really Needs to be Fixed re Ethanol' +VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Auto Channel

    ... Why 98% rather than 100%? Glad you asked. By adding 2% gasoline, pit crews would be able to see smoke in case there's a fire. Ethanol burns so cleanly that 100% would be all but invisible to spot if a fire did break out, which can happen when cars ...

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  11. Fire Department Makes Staffing Cuts to Offset Budget ShortfallRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Prince George's County Fire/EMS will reassign some full-time staff to cover vacancies, and rely more on volunteers. Full-time firefighters and medics will be re-assigned in Bowie and elsewhere, and more volunteers will be relied on as the Prince George's County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department makes budget cuts, officials announced Thursday.

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  12. Moundridge home explosion stuns former ownersRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... "It had to be a massive explosion," said Jean Regier, the daughter of Walter and Frieda. "I'm surprised it wasn't much fire damage. There isn't much as an attachment, but you still have that pull here because of so many memories." Moundridge ...

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  13. Massive wildfires in U.S. Northwest destroyed habitats, threaten wildlifeRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Reuters

    A heavy toll may be exacted on elk, moose and other wildlife whose habitat has been destroyed by wildfires that have charred hundreds of thousands of acres of forests and grasslands across the U.S. Northwest this summer, wildlife managers said on Thursday. Flames that in recent weeks have destroyed dozens of homes and prompted hundreds of residents to evacuate in Washington and Idaho have probably killed squirrels and small mammals unable to swiftly flee fire zones while fleeter creatures like deer likely escaped unharmed, wildlife biologists said.

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  14. Police vehicle targeted in arson attackRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Daily Townsman

    ... of the repair shop, said they were informed of the burning vehicle at their business at around 2 a.m. by Cranbrook Fire and Emergency Services. "The police vehicle was targeted," Johnson said. "Nothing else in the yard was even touched or opened - ...

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  15. Crews battle 3-alrm fire in Columbia-Tusculum neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    DISRUPTION OF CAMPUS SERVICES OR IF THE CAMPUS IS IN IMMEDIATE DANGER. SHEREE: A FIREFIGHTER HAS BEEN HURT WHILE BATTLING A FIRE.

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  16. Grass fire sparked by welderRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KSWO

    Firefighters say a man was working on a cattle entrance when the fire started along Southwest Airport Road.

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  17. The Reel Life: Save the ribs editionRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | RGT Online

    Robert Wright is serious about his pork. The Fresno, California native was sitting in his apartment when a fire broke out in the home adjacent to his.

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  18. West Shore News Through the Decades: Week of Sept. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Goldstream Gazette

    A brush fire consuming marijuana plants, vandalism to signs in Metchosin, a Langford man who beat his wife, a 57-year-old power lifter coming out of retirement and two separate incidents of public nudity are among the headlines pulled from the files of past Goldstream News Gazette articles going back three decades. Colwood Fire Department responded to a brush fire near Esquimalt Lagoon, only to discover that blackberries when't the only plants going up in smoke.

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  19. Overnight House, Trailer Fire Contained Quickly by FirefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The fire was reported at 2:50 a.m. in a single-story home in the 42100 block of Schmidt Drive in Aguanga. An Aguanga home and trailer were damaged by fire Thursday, but the blaze was contained by firefighters in less than an hour and there were no reports of injuries.

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  20. The unanswered call: volunteer firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The majority of counties and small towns across Georgia and South Carolina rely heavily on volunteers to man fire departments. Finding those volunteers was as simple as sending a message to the local high school or putting an ad in the paper, 20 or 30 years ago.

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