Rescue Service

More school districts announce flood closures

2:26 p.m. Some roads in Petaluma are closed due to flooding, according to a Nixle alert from Petaluma Police. They are: – Lakeville Street between East D Street and Caulfield Lane – Jefferson Street between Lakeville Street and Wilson Street – Lindberg Lane between rue Payran and rue Lakeville. Residents are urged to stay at home and limit driving in ...

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Fire chief cleared of Land Rover £ 500 auction fraud

A The fire chief was cleared of any fraud after making a winning bid for £ 500 on one of his own brigade’s Land Rovers at an auction he was running. Stewart Edgar won the Defender – sold after reaching the end of its lifespan – after using a third-party company to present the offer on his behalf. After a ...

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Antrim fire: nearly 40 firefighters on site to fight massive fire in industrial area | United Kingdom | New

The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service has warned residents to keep their windows closed due to the intense smoke plumes emitted by the blaze. Authorities have reported that there is currently a team of 38 firefighters at the scene, Belfast Live writes. There are concerns that one of the burning trailers contains plastic. The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue ...

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Coachella Valley Rescue Mission unveils the first mobile shower trailers for the homeless

The Coachella Valley Rescue Mission held a dedication ceremony at Calvary Christian Center in Cathedral City on Monday morning to celebrate the expansion of its homeless awareness program. The organization unveiled the very first mobile shower trailers for the homeless in the Coachella Valley. The CV Rescue Mission announced that the addition of the new shower trailers enables CVRM’s outreach ...

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Tribute to “caring and funny” father killed in house explosion as family reveals cause of explosion, it will take WEEKS to find out

TRIBUTES were paid to a “caring and funny” father in his 50s who died in an explosion in his family home. Carl Whalley died on Friday afternoon in the explosion at the Clayton-le-Woods house in Lancashire. 5 Carl Whalley died in the explosion at his family home in Clayton-le-Woods, LancashireCredit: Linkedin 5 Police said on Friday a man in his ...

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soldier dies during training exercise on Salisbury Plain | Military

A soldier died during an army training exercise at a Wiltshire military installation, the Department of Defense has confirmed. Wiltshire Today reported that the soldier was seriously injured after a tank overturned during a drill. The Guardian has not been able to independently verify these claims. “It is with sadness that we can confirm the death of a soldier in ...

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Retired Scottish Fire Chief Wayne McCollin recalls the racial intolerance he endured as a child after leaving Barbados in 1960

Let us know what you think and join the conversation at the bottom of this article. Wayne McCollin, who rose to the rank of Deputy Chief Officer in the former Lothian and Borders Fire Department, first experienced racial intolerance when he moved to the UK with his family in 1960 . Now retired, he remembered the racist slurs that were ...

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Former Havant and Waterlooville firefighter awaiting payment after winning unfair dismissal claim against Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

Alan Simmons, 47, lost his job despite flying from Northern Ireland for shifts after moving to the country with his family. The longtime crew chief, who was based at Havant and Waterlooville stations, won an unfair constructive dismissal complaint after repeatedly seeing his request to cut his blocked hours in half. Read more Read more Fareham Police Track Harley Davidson ...

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