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  • Township, consider options carefully February 20, 2021 6:25 pm Alpena News Online - Michigan Alpena Township leaders and residents have some important decisions to make. An ad hoc committee exploring township firefighting and emergency medical services has determined it would cost $800,000 next budget year to fully fund the Alpena Township Fire …
  • Membership numbers continue to climb February 16, 2021 12:16 pm The Herald Star - Ohio Linda Harris EXPANDING — After nearly five months in operation, Steubenville Fire Department’s new ambulance service has already generated enough money to cover salaries and benefits for three new hires. STEUBENVILLE — The city’s fire department continues …
  • Local man named president of UPMC Center for Emergency Medicine February 6, 2021 1:57 pm The Herald Star - Ohio SETTLING IN — Steubenville resident James R. “Jim” Houser is settling in to his new role, having been appointed by UPMC to be the president and CEO of the Center for Emergency Medicine of Western Pennsylvania, which focuses on prehospital care and …
  • Fussell, Thompson tout love of city, desire to serve February 4, 2021 10:25 pm Bryan County News Les Fussell and Marcus Thompson are running in the March 16 special election to fill the Richmond Hill Post 4 council seat vacated in January by Mark Ott. The News sent questionnaires to both candidates and asked each to provide a brief biography. Both …
  • Home destroyed in overnight fire January 30, 2021 8:09 pm Observer Today Firefighters are pictured early Friday on Ball Hill Road battling a fire amid frigid temperatures. More than a dozens fire departments responded to the scene. FORESTVILLE — A home was destroyed by a fire reported around midnight. Volunteer firefighters …
  • District’s new fire chief aims to stay the course, but confronts challenges with pandemic, budget January 1, 2021 10:01 pm The Washington Post He moved up through the ranks — assigned to an elite rescue truck, then promoted to battalion chief, and on up to the executive office. He earned the department’s highest honor for rescuing an unconscious man trapped in a burning house. In September, Mayor …
  • Covid live updates: U.S. marks new daily death record as Trump criticizes relief bill December 23, 2020 8:35 pm NBC News Wilson Wong and Ali Gostanian 1h ago / 7:34 PM UTC 'Covid conga line': Republicans in NYC criticized for maskless holiday dance party A group of Republicans in New York City came under fire after a viral video showed maskless partygoers dancing …
  • Robbins gives board proposal to keep firefighters in the township December 3, 2020 10:48 am Alpena News Online - Michigan News Photo by Steve Schulwitz Alpena Township Fire Capt. John Clenents gets ready to climb out of a fire truck after returning from the scene of a car crash on Wednesday. On Tuesday, the township Board of Trustees will discuss options that could keep the …
  • Meet the Candidates: South Kingstown Town Council November 2, 2020 11:19 pm Kent County Daily Times - Rhode Island SOUTH KINGSTOWN – This year, ten local candidates are vying for a seat on the five-person town council. During an unprecedented election season that has shaken up the way candidates would usually canvass their fellow community members, candidates for town …
  • Another week for smoke from Joburg compost plant fire to subside October 16, 2020 7:30 am The Citizen (South Africa) News24 Wire Picture for illustration purposes. Firefighters are seen spraying water on to some of the smouldering compost at the Gartskloof Landfill site in Pretoria East, the compost heaps caught fire on Monday and will take more than a week to douse the …
  • Southeast DC fire sends 2 to hospital October 15, 2020 2:18 am WTOP - District Columbia A fire sent two people to the hospital Wednesday night after flames ignited in a building in Southeast D.C. A fire sent two people to the hospital Wednesday night after flames ignited in a building in Southeast D.C. Update: Working Fire Dispatch – 1300 …
  • Teton County Sends Help for Oregon Fires September 30, 2020 5:23 pm Jackson Hole Radio - Wyoming by Jackson Hole Radio News Work in fire-ravaged Oregon is transitioning from firefighting to recovery, and that state has requested help through a compact between western governor’s for assistance. In that request, Oregon specifically asked if Wyoming …
  • Weirton amends proposed rules September 25, 2020 8:27 am The Herald Star - Ohio WEIRTON — Members of City Council, during a special meeting Wednesday, continued discussion on a proposed ordinance to implement a permit application and fee structure for special events and parades to be held in the city. Four amendments were offered and …
  • Post 197 honors Law Enforcement Officer, Firefighter, EMS of the Year September 16, 2020 8:03 pm Pike County Journal Reporter - Georgia The Post 197 American Legion Family hosted their annual Award Ceremony on Aug. 30 and videotaped the event for those unable to make it due to the pandemic. Pike County Awards - sponsored by American Legion Post 197 - were presented to outstanding members …
  • Event permits, fees discussed September 10, 2020 7:17 am The Herald Star - Ohio WEIRTON — An ordinance receiving its initial reading by Weirton Council on Tuesday would establish procedures and a rate system for the use of public spaces and facilities in the city by groups planning special events or activities. The ordinance, “ …
  • California wildfires: Hikers rescued by National Guard helicopter September 9, 2020 2:19 am Daily Mail Nearly 150 people have been airlifted to safety and at least 65 remain stranded after being trapped by one of the two dozen wildfires that have torched a record two million acres in California.  Firefighters and the National Guard used helicopters equipped …
  • Wildfires rage across the US amid record-breaking temperatures  September 8, 2020 9:33 am Daily Mail At least one person is dead and 50 are trapped by wildfires in California as blazes rip through Washington, Utah  Colorado and Oregon during a record heatwave. Military helicopters tried unsuccessfully to rescue hikers trapped by wildfires in the Sierra …
  • St. Mary’s Road fire started under bridge: Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service August 31, 2020 1:34 am Global News Heavy smoke was seen billowing out of a fire under the St. Mary’s Road bridge. At 2:49 p.m. on Sunday, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to the fire under the bridge near the St. Mary’s, St. Anne’s Road fork in the road. Dick Vlaming with the …
  • DPHHS recognizes emergency medical services providers August 27, 2020 6:42 pm Havre Daily News - Montana Emergency medical care personnel from Helena, Hobson, Bozeman and Malta to receive 2020 awards Press release The Department of Public Health and Human Services is honoring emergency medical services personnel from Helena, Hobson, Bozeman and Malta for …
  • DC firefighters rescue 6 dogs from burning home, revive 1 in sweltering heat July 22, 2020 8:33 pm Fox News Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Even man's best friend sometimes needs a helping hand. Six dogs were rescued from a burning home in Washington Tuesday, as sweltering summer heat blanketed the nation…