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  • Ashland City Fire Department responded to 1,204 calls in 2018 18 Jan 2019 17:09 Tennessean Ashland City's New Engine 101. (Photo: Ashland City Fire Department) The Ashland City Fire Department’s year-end report shows that the agency responded to 1,204 calls in 2018. That's up from last year, and officials say an increase in car crashes …
  • Milton remembers Caroline Street Fire, 10 years later 11 Jan 2019 15:08 Pensacola News Journal Ten years after a massive fire engulfed an entire block of downtown Milton, doing millions of dollars in damage, Milton residents talk about how the town has moved forward. Annie Blanks/ablanks@pnj.com Firefighters from multiple departments attack the …
  • Fundraising underway to help Sylvan Road fire victims 04 Jan 2019 21:15 Paris News A GoFundMe campaign to provide financial help to a family who lost their home in a Sunday night fire has raised more than half of its $5,000 goal. Alan and Betty Dollins lost virtually all of their possessions Sunday when their Sylvan Road home went up in …
  • Firefighter who lost life battling church fire remembered after 20 years 01 Jan 2019 15:59 Access North GA HOMER — Twenty years after a self-proclaimed Satanist set fire to New Salem United Methodist Church in Banks County, the community came together Monday to remember Loy Williams, the firefighter who gave his life battling the blaze. A volunteer firefighter …
  • Scanner sharks: Special breed of hobbyists keep their ears tuned to emergency dispatches 29 Dec 2018 07:56 STLtoday.com When dispatchers radioed St. Charles emergency services to tell them that a man was stranded in the catwalks beneath the Blanchette Bridge that carries Interstate 70 over the Missouri River, scanner hobbyist Shawn Willis heard the radio transmission the …
  • I-90 Reopened to One Lane in Each Direction after Fatal Accident 19 Dec 2018 20:25 KGVO The Montana Department of Transportation has announced that Interstate 90 has reopened after a fatal accident that occurred early Wednesday morning near Tarkio in Mineral County. As of 12:00 noon, westbound traffic is open to one lane, while eastbound …
  • Medic-CE Teams Up with FireRescueTV 10 Dec 2018 16:48 SF Gate Medic-CE and FireRescueTV are committed to providing fire and EMS professionals the up-to-date information and training they need. LEHI, Utah (PRWEB) December 10, 2018 Medic-CE is pleased to announce a new partnership with FireRescueTV. This partnership …
  • ABSS’ CTEC offers an arrray of career and tech ed courses 09 Dec 2018 14:05 Burlington, Times News Whatever happened to home ec and woodshop? The courses aren’t called that anymore, but students in the Alamance-Burlington School System are still learning how to prepare meals, care for babies, budget, and hammer nails — plus many, many other things. In …
  • Waypoint Leasing Enters into Definitive Agreement to Sell Its Assets to Macquarie Group for $650 Million 08 Dec 2018 14:22 Odessa American LIMERICK, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 8, 2018--Waypoint Leasing Holdings Ltd., the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it and certain subsidiaries (“Waypoint”) have entered into an agreement to be purchased by …
  • What's News Today: December 6, 2018 06 Dec 2018 13:14 WSLS Virginia Western Community College holds an information session tonight about the Community College Access Program.  The program provides up to three years of tuition for Roanoke Valley high school graduates who meet requirements.  Tonight's meeting …
  • Honoring a father’s legacy through giving; Angel Tree Project brings joy to needy families 01 Dec 2018 18:34 St. George Utah 2017 file photo of packages being delivered to needy families through the Angel Tree Project, St. George, Utah, Dec. 18, 2017 | Photo courtesy of Mariah Baumgartle, St. George News ST. GEORGE — Fire engines from all over Utah will set off to make their way …
  • Report: Pennsylvania Fire, Rescue Services Face Crisis 01 Dec 2018 11:37 ClaimsJournal.com A report released Wednesday warns that Pennsylvania’s fire and rescue services face a crisis, saying the number of volunteers continues to fall amid funding needs and training challenges. The 95-page legislative study said there were about 300,000 …
  • 2019: The Year of Optimism, Growth for Helicopters 30 Nov 2018 16:18 Aviation Today Next year looks to be one of resurgence of sorts for the global helicopter industry. Increasing oil prices are usually good news for helicopter companies serving oil and gas rigs, as those firms had felt a stagnation in the business since the drop in oil …
  • Helicopter Industry's 2018 Out, Over 30 Nov 2018 16:18 Aviation Today Farewell to 2018 and hello to the future of rotorcraft. Receding is a year full of exciting technological advancement, helicopter heroics through hellish disaster and the laying down of a firm foundation for revolutionary leaps ahead for rotorcraft. Coming …
  • ‘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 …