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  • ‘I could feel the fire coming closer and closer’, says George resident as firefighters aim to battle blaze throughout the night 29 Oct 2018 22:13 News "I have never been so scared in my life," said a George resident about a raging blaze that firefighters will battle throughout the night. The fire claimed the lives of seven people in Bosdorp on Monday. "I could feel the fire coming closer …
  • When your neighborhood goes boom 19 Oct 2018 19:30 High Country News PART ONE: CHAOS ON THE VERGE OF CATASTROPHE A few days before Christmas last year, a dispatcher for the Weld County Sheriff’s Office was working through a routine set of calls, ranging from missing cats and parking ticket warrants to domestic disturbances, …
  • The rising risks of the West’s latest gas boom 19 Oct 2018 18:45 High Country News PART ONE: CHAOS ON THE VERGE OF CATASTROPHE A few days before Christmas last year, a dispatcher for the Weld County Sheriff’s Office was working through a routine set of calls, ranging from missing cats and parking ticket warrants to domestic disturbances, …
  • Waypoint Leasing Delivers One H145 Helicopter to Los Andes in Peru 17 Oct 2018 07:46 Odessa American AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 17, 2018--Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced at the Helitech International Helicopter Expo that it has delivered an Airbus H145 to …
  • Waypoint Increases Customer Count to 35, Enters New Markets 16 Oct 2018 07:25 Odessa American AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 16, 2018--Waypoint Leasing (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced at the Helitech International Helicopter Expo that it has so far this year signed 33 leases, expanded …
  • The Courier news briefs, Oct. 11-25 09 Oct 2018 13:55 Courier Library to hold Cook the Book Thursday, Oct. 11 Karl Junginger Memorial Library will hold Cook the Book, Flavors of Fall, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 at the library. Participants choose a recipe from a designated cookbook at the library, make it and bring …
  • The Courier news briefs, Oct. 4-15 03 Oct 2018 20:52 Courier Marshall scholarship to hold Subway Night Thursday, Oct. 4 The Marshall Scholarship Foundation will hold a fundraiser Thursday, Oct. 4 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Subway in Marshall. A portion of the evenings receipts will be donated by Subway to help Marshall …
  • ‘A gray cloud of debris rolled violently toward us’: A sobering look back at Sept. 11, 2001 11 Sep 2018 19:42 KBLY   Published at 1:39 pm, September 11, 2018 EDITOR’S NOTE: John Avlon, who worked as New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s speechwriter, recounts the horror of the 9/11 World Trade Center attack and the weeks that following in this guest column. (CNN) — …
  • 6 moments of silence are part of 9/11 remembrance 11 Sep 2018 15:03 KTVI × 6 moments of silence are part of 9/11 remembrance Three-hundred and forty-one New York City firefighters. Twenty-three New York City police officers. Thirty-seven Port Authority police officers. Three court officers. Two EMS workers. Thousands of …
  • Remembering September 11: ‘A gray cloud of debris rolled violently toward us…’ 11 Sep 2018 09:15 WTKR Three-hundred and forty-one New York City firefighters. Twenty-three New York City police officers. Thirty-seven Port Authority police officers. Three court officers. Two EMS workers. Thousands of innocent civilians. Numbers alone, of course, cannot do …
  • 'A gray cloud of debris rolled violently toward us...' 11 Sep 2018 00:50 KITV Honolulu's Channel 4 By John Avlon Editor's note: This essay was written in December 2001, when John Avlon, now a CNN senior political analyst and anchor, was chief speechwriter for then-New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani. It appeared in the anthology "Empire City: New York …
  • More fire engines deployed to extinguish deadly Joburg fire 06 Sep 2018 13:10 News More fire engines deployed to extinguish deadly Joburg fire The fire is currently spreading through the lift shaft and some firefighters say it could take up to three days to extinguish. Fire trucks and firefighters from the City of Tshwane have arrived in …
  • Mesquite Fire and Rescue raises the bar during swearing-in ceremony 01 Sep 2018 08:40 St. George Utah L to R: Fire Chief Jayson Andrus, Capt. Ryan Thornton, firefighter Colby Anderson and Deputy Chief Shawn Tobler at swearing-in ceremony held Aug. 27, 2018, Mesquite, Nev. | Photo courtesy of Spencer Lewis, St. George News ST. GEORGE — A newly-appointed …
  • Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Awards EFSC $20,000 for Public Safety Scholarships 22 Aug 2018 04:59 SpaceCoastDaily.com money supports 10 students in the law enforcement, firefighting, paramedic and EMS/EMT programs ABOVE VIDEO: Firehouse Subs commercial BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has awarded $20,000 to the Eastern Florida …
  • Setauket fire department to change coordinator jobs to paid firefighters 22 Aug 2018 03:46 Newsday Setauket fire officials have proposed changing the job titles of four paid employees so that they can fight fires without violating civil service laws. The department has four fire protection coordinators who perform tasks ranging from community relations …
  • New Upton chief: Firefighting a 'true calling' 17 Aug 2018 00:56 Milford Daily News UPTON – New Fire Chief Mark DiFronzo was officially sworn in on his second day on the job during Tuesday's Board of Selectmen meeting. DiFronzo comes from 35 years of fire and EMS experience, most recently serving as chief in Southbridge. He holds a …
  • Harford doctor named assistant state emergency medical services director, in line for top EMS post 16 Aug 2018 21:43 CapitalGazette.com Dr. Timothy Chizmar, an emergency room physician with University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health, medical director for Harford County EMS and an active member of the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company, has been named assistant state EMS medical director …
  • OD Toll Hits 77; Cops Arrest Suspect 16 Aug 2018 15:44 New Haven Independent by Paul Bass | Aug 16, 2018 7:42 am (51) Comments | Post a Comment | E-mail the Author Posted to: Health (Updated) A suspected bad batch of K2 sent crews racing all day Wednesday to treat dozens of overdose victims, most of them on the Green, in one of the …
  • OD Toll Hits 47; Cops Arrest Suspect 16 Aug 2018 01:20 New Haven Independent by Paul Bass | Aug 15, 2018 5:20 pm (26) Comments | Post a Comment | E-mail the Author Posted to: Health (Updated) A suspected bad batch of K2 sent crews racing all day Wednesday to treat dozens of overdose victims, most of them on the Green, in one of the …
  • Students take a look at emergency services 27 Jul 2018 07:00 Chatham Daily News Kaleb Smith, 11, right dusts his fingerprints with magnetic powder as Reese Weber, 13, left and paramedic Amy Larsen, middle, look on during a forensics identification activity during Camp Sirens on Wednesday at Chatham-Kent OPP headquarters. (Fallon …