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  • Westport Fire Department wins youth firefighter award 14 May 2019 00:52 Southcoast Today The National Volunteer Fire Council announced Monday the Westport Fire Department will receive the 2019 Junior Firefighter Program of the Year Award, sponsored by California Casualty. This national award honors a junior firefighter program or Explorer Post …
  • Residents displaced, but no injuries in fire 10 May 2019 01:54 Chatham This Week More than a dozen residents were left without a home, however, there were no injuries reported in a Wednesday afternoon fire on Grant Street in Chatham. Published on: May 9, 2019 | Last Updated: May 9, 2019 6:58 PM EDT Crews fight a fire on Grant Street in …
  • How San Francisco's new Fire Chief plans to build a better Bay Area 08 May 2019 07:56 KGO SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- There's a new boss at the San Francisco Fire Department. Her friends call her Nine (pronounced neen), but you may know her as Chief Jeanine Nicholson. Mayor London Breed swore Chief Nicholson in at City Hall on Monday. RELATED: …
  • Answering the call: LI fire departments make pitch for new volunteers 27 Apr 2019 11:49 Newsday A few minutes after an alarm went off in the Syosset fire station on South Oyster Bay Road on a recent Tuesday afternoon, Bo Tian, a banker, suited up in the station and headed for the truck known as Engine 5. He climbed into the truck alongside an …
  • Village of Manlius recruits full-time, paid fire chief 22 Apr 2019 20:23 Skaneateles Press Apr 22, 2019 Kate Hill Eagle Bulletin, News, News By Kate Hill Staff Writer The Village of Manlius Board of Trustees is seeking qualified candidates for the new full-time, paid position of Manlius Fire Department Chief of Fire. Owned by the village, the …
  • Fire chiefs face a growing concern in York County. Could heading back to school help? 11 Apr 2019 22:51 Herald Fire chiefs face a growing concern in York County. Could heading back to school help? york county, SC York County fire chiefs aren’t exactly going back to the drawing board searching for volunteers. But they might go back to the classroom. The 18 …
  • Ambulance RFP called into question, and more from our inbox 05 Apr 2019 00:18 Colorado Springs Independent Editor's note: The following have been submitted by Indy readers, unedited, un-fact-checked, and presented in whole. Join the conversation in the comment section below, or via email to letters@csindy.com. Sad prospects With this letter I would like to …
  • Leonardo: working to bring the AW609 Tiltrotor to the Japanese 20 Mar 2019 15:41 Airframer: The journal of aircraft manufacturing   Front page Leonardo: working to bring the AW609 Tiltrotor to the Japanese Leonardo and Nakanihon Air Service, Co., Ltd. of Japan (Nakanihon Air Service) signed at Heli-Expo a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a joint working group that will …
  • Silver Creek board commends rescue crews, DPW 07 Mar 2019 07:28 The OBSERVER OBSERVER Photos by J.M. Lesinski The Silver Creek village board taking their seats at the latest board meeting Monday. (Staff photos) screekcrewscommend2: A boat that was destroyed in a fire in Sunset Bay in February. Silver Creek Volunteer Fire Department …
  • For Nye, 100 First Responders March in Memory 06 Mar 2019 15:46 The Wanderer Sunday was a solemn day for the Tri-Town community and its first responders as many gathered in Mattapoisett to honor the memory of Thomas Nye, a 45-year veteran of the Marion Fire Department who died February 27 in the line of duty.             Over 100 …
  • Babcock International Group Plc (BCKIF) CEO Archie Bethel on February 2019 Trading Update Conference Call (Transcript) 02 Mar 2019 03:25 Seeking Alpha Babcock International Group Plc (OTCPK:BCKIF) February 2019 Trading Update Conference Call February 26, 2019 3:00 AM ET Company Participants Archie Bethel - Chief Executive Franco Martinelli - Group Financial Director Conference Call Participants Joe Brent …
  • Freezing rain cancels Windsor-Essex school buses, flights 07 Feb 2019 08:05 Windsor Star As predicted, freezing rain conditions on Wednesday morning led to complications across the Windsor-Essex region such as cancelled school buses and flights out of the airport. Updated: February 6, 2019 The ice covered statue of General Sir Isaac Brock in …
  • City will do 'whatever it takes' to rebuild rec centre ruined by fire, mayor says 02 Feb 2019 11:54 CFTO Chris Fox, CTV News Toronto Published Friday, February 1, 2019 6:08AM EST Last Updated Friday, February 1, 2019 6:49PM EST Mayor John Tory says that the city is committed to doing “whatever it takes” to rebuild a Scarborough recreation centre in the wake …
  • Top three infrastructure needs facing Michigan 01 Feb 2019 04:31 Detroit News Online That impersonal word “infrastructure” harbors many practical implications for our economy and way of life here in Michigan. It concerns how we make a living, the safety of the roads and bridges we drive over and the quality of the water we drink. CAPTION …
  • 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 …