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  • OVERNIGHT: Jasper County Sheriff deputies respond to house party shooting May 15, 2021 1:40 pm WJCL TV - Georgia OVERNIGHT: Jasper County Sheriff deputies respond to house party shooting Early Saturday morning, the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a shooting on Crabapple Lane. It happened around 3 a.m. Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link …
  • Early-morning fire in Metolius destroys abandoned commercial building May 13, 2021 4:23 pm KTVZ - Oregon Jefferson County No injuries reported; cause under investigation METOLIUS, Ore. (KTVZ) – A fire early Thursday morning destroyed an abandoned commercial building in Metolius, Jefferson County fire officials said. Jefferson County Fire District No. 1 crews …
  • 1 person in critical condition after Southeast DC house fire May 12, 2021 10:27 am WTOP - District Columbia D.C. Fire and EMS personnel were called to a rowhome at 1843 A Street SE, near the Stadium Armory Metro station, just before 4 a.m. Wednesday. One person is injured after a fire tore through a Southeast D.C. residence and spread to neighboring homes early …
  • May 11th Playbook May 11, 2021 4:46 pm Politics PA Written by John Cole, Managing Editor Sen. Pat Toomey is scheduled to meet with President Joe Biden later this week to talk about infrastructure. Here is the Playbook.    Toomey To Talk Infrastructure With Biden in Thursday Meeting: Sen. Pat Toomey, along …
  • 3 people taken to hospital after massive fire breaks out at St. Albert seniors residence May 7, 2021 6:33 am Global News Three people were taken to hospital after firefighters were dispatched to battle a blaze at a multi-storey seniors residence in St. Albert on Thursday night. Alberta Health Services tweeted that two people suffered smoke inhalation and were in serious but …
  • Efforts to consolidate Sheridan, SW Polk fire districts come to a halt April 29, 2021 2:23 pm Statesman Journal - Oregon Last June, flames ignited at a house on NE Yamhill Street in Sheridan in the early morning hours.  Firefighters from the Sheridan Fire Station were already responding to two other emergency scenes, so calls were routed to the closest districts, including  …
  • Fires, camera, action: Video gives Council a look behind the flames April 29, 2021 2:11 pm The News & Record - Virginia News By Liza Fulton News & Record SoVaNow.com / April 29, 2021 For this year’s annual report by the South Boston Fire Department to Town Council, SBFD Deputy Chief Dwight Spangler skipped the Powerpoint and instead showed off helmet-cam video of …
  • Cadets endure the burn April 24, 2021 4:45 am Tribune Chronicle - Ohio BROOKFIELD — For Taniya Wright of Youngstown, Friday was about helping her team. She was one of four groups at the Brookfield Fire Department participating in a live-burn exercise. The 18-year-old Youngstown resident attends East High School and Choffin …
  • Sabotage destroys ambulance, says Klamath Co. volunteer firefighting agency April 20, 2021 1:29 pm KOBI-TV NBC5/KOTI-TV NBC2 KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore —Earlier this month, in Klamath County, the Rocky Point Fire District’s only ambulance, was found inoperable after unknown contents were found in its engine. Volunteer crews say someone sabotaged the ambulance. The discovery was made by …
  • Volunteer efforts forged a commitment in Cassadaga April 18, 2021 5:51 pm Observer Today Above is the first fire hall, located at Maple Avenue and Mill Street.CASSADAGA – The Village of Cassadaga was officially incorporated 100 years ago on Jan. 9, 1921. Cassadaga dates to 1809 when settlers began arriving around 1803 because the area was rich …
  • Arizona study examines health risks faced by female firefighters April 14, 2021 6:51 am Cronkite News - Arizona A University of Arizona study will examine the adverse health effects that female firefighters experience, such as heightened risk for cancer and reproductive issues. (Photo by Matt Chesin/Unsplash) After giving birth to her first child, Phoenix Fire …
  • Aircraft Called In To Fight 2-Acre Wildfire Near Keystone April 12, 2021 12:12 pm KCNC CBS4 Denver - Colorado SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — Firefighting crews at the scene of a small wildland fire the Summit County landfill are being held back while flames are “heading up into the trees,” according to a fire department spokesman Sunday afternoon. Steve Lipsher of …
  • Here’s how millions in federal funds will benefit Utah’s rural counties after the pandemic ends. April 11, 2021 2:16 pm The Salt Lake Tribune Editor’s note • This story is available to Salt Lake Tribune subscribers only. Thank you for supporting local journalism. In 2020, Utah’s rural and midsize counties faced a nebulous public health crisis, a big infusion of federal cash, and not a lot of …
  • Saving Lives and Going Hungry: NYC Ambulance Workers Demand Higher Pay April 6, 2021 9:40 am The Nation Last spring, hundreds of EMTs and paramedics employed by FDNY fell sick with Covid-19. (John Nacion / Star Max / AP) Thank you for signing up for The Nation’s weekly newsletter. Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our …
  • San Angelo Health Foundation awards $1.2 million to these area nonprofits April 3, 2021 2:15 am San Angelo Standard-Times SAN ANGELO — Eleven nonprofits ranging in focus from education, public safety, mental health, and youth development recently received more than $1.2 million in grants from the San Angelo Health Foundation. The foundation announced the grant recipients on …
  • Big boots to fill: Chief Atkinson takes wheel of Devine Vol. Fire Dept.; volunteers step up to help with medical calls too March 11, 2021 8:46 am The Devine News - Texas Meet Devine Volunteer Fire Chief Greg Atkinson, who is proud to be part of this awesome team of volunteers. Not only do volunteer firefighters respond to fires and wrecks, carrying the Jaws of Life, but many now have life-saving medical training that will …
  • A year into COVID-19, emergency responders say they've adapted, found new ways to serve March 8, 2021 10:08 pm News Day A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, Long Island's volunteer firefighting and medical first responders said they've made important changes in dealing with emergency calls and discovered unforeseen solutions amid the crisis. While many local fire …
  • Fully vaccinated? Here's what the CDC says you can do safely March 8, 2021 10:08 pm News Day CDC: Fully vaccinated people can gather without masks The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the guidance Monday. The recommendations also say that vaccinated people can come together in the same way — in a single household — with people …
  • Firefighters — ‘health care providers on a truck’ — signal pandemic burnout March 5, 2021 4:02 pm Medical News Tim Dupin thought — or at least hoped — that Missouri firefighters, paramedics and other emergency medical services personnel would be among the first to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. After months of feeling overlooked by elected leaders in the …
  • Indecent Conduct March 3, 2021 6:35 pm The Island News - South Carolina Former firefighter’s checkered past went unchecked for years before joining fire district How did Brandon Thomsen – with a history of reckless, violent behavior, run-ins with law enforcement and a previous connection to another case involving sexual …