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BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: DALLAS LODD (Crash, Ice Close Spur 408 at I-20 in Dallas)

  By Scott Gordon A Dallas firefighter died Monday night after he fell about 40 feet from an icy overpass onto a bridge below. It happened in Southwest Dallas as firefighters and other emergency crews were at the scene of an accident on Spur 408 where it passes over Interstate 20. Initial reports indicated a passing car slid on the ice ...

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National News: Close call by Los Angeles Firefighters when a facade breaks off at strip mall fire

A 9-1-1 call from a passerby alerted the Los Angeles Fire Department at 3:43 AM on February 2, 2014 of a structure fire at 5918 Santa Monica Boulevard in Hollywood. Firefighters arrived quickly to find heavy flames in the front-central section of a block long one-story strip mall. Forcing entry into the smoke charged Herbs and Vitamins Araceli and adjacent E.H Joyeria at 5916 Santa Monica Boulevard, firefighters discovered ...

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1 Firefighter LODD and 2 Civilian Contractors killed after cell tower collapse

ABC news is reporting a member of the Nutter Fort Fire Department was killed by a cell tower collapse- “Police in West Virginia say three people have died when two cellphone towers collapsed. State Police Cpl. Mark Waggamon says two contractors who were tethered to a 300-foot tower were killed when the structure collapsed shortly before noon Saturday in Clarksburg. ...

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Firefighters battle four-alarm fire at egg farm in Walworth County

Firefighters are currently battling a 4-Alarm fire at the S&R Egg Farm in La Grange in Walworth County. La Grange Fire Department is currently working on their 2nd interdivisional MABAS   request Strike teams from Division 118 and 104. S&R Egg Farm At N9416 Tamarac Dr. Read more: http://www.wisn.com/news/south-east-wisconsin/racine-kenosha/firefighters-battle-fouralarm-fire-at-egg-fire-in-walworth-county/-/10151828/24231496/-/8nmn4d/-/index.html#ixzz2s2P8sCwK Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:* First Name Email address: Leave this field empty if ...

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Apartment building owner charged with murder, arson in deaths of Toledo firefighters

TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) – “The owner of the apartment building that caught fire Sunday has been arrested and charged with two counts each of aggravated arson and aggravated murder, after two Toledo firefighters died from their injuries.The Glass City continues to mourn the loss of two Toledo firefighters after they were killed in the line of duty Jan. ...

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Phoenix, AZ first female Fire Chief

Source: azcentral.com By D.S. WoodfillThe Republic | azcentral.comThu Jan 30, 2014 11:33 PM For the first time in Phoenix history, a woman will lead the city’s Fire Department. Acting City Manager Ed Zuercher has chosen Kara Kalkbrenner, a 30-year veteran of the department, to take over for outgoing Chief Bob Khan, who is retiring Feb. 28 to care for his ...

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Coroner: 9 Kentucky family members believed killed in fire

(CNN) — A house fire is believed to have killed nine members of an 11-member Kentucky family early Thursday, including a number children, authorities said. Six bodies have been recovered from the rural home in Greenville, and three others are presumed dead, Kentucky State Police Trooper Stu Recke said. Eleven people, including nine children ranging in age from 4 to 15 ...

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Toledo Ohio – 2 Firefighters injured during blaze

Toledo Blade reporting 2 Firefighters down unknown on injuries at this time.         Toledo Blade: “Details about two Toledo firefighters, who were taken to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center from the scene of an apartment complex fire, are to be released Sunday evening by authorities. A Toledo fire fighter outside of 528 Magnolia. A Toledo fire fighter ...

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3 killed in Md. mall shooting: Police

MSN News: “MSN News is reporting 3-killed in mall shooting: http://news.msn.com/crime-justice/police-respond-to-report-of-shooting-at-md-mall Howard County police said via Twitter that a shooting had taken place at the Mall in Columbia. COLUMBIA, Md. — Police say 3 people killed at mall in suburban Baltimore. This is a breaking news alert. Please check back for updates. AP’s original story is below. A shooting occurred at a ...

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Crash claims Hancock County teens after collision with Fire Truck

By STEPHEN HUBA – Staff Writer , Morning Journal News -Three Hancock County teenagers were killed late Saturday when their car collided with a New Manchester Volunteer Fire Department fire truck on state Route 8 near Tomlinson Run State Park, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department said. Sheriff Ralph Fletcher identified the teenagers as Kristyn Butcher, 16, of Newell, W.Va.; Kaylin Rice, 16, ...

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