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Woman missing for 3 months found dead by C&O Canal

Cause and manner of death are undetermined at this time; Preliminary evidence shows there is no indication of foul play, officials said. MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. — A woman missing since January was found dead March 8 by U.S. Park Police near the C&O Canal in Montgomery County, Maryland. On Thursday, January 6, United States Park Police went to an area ...

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Video shows cop chasing driver before fatal crash in Wheaton

The Maryland Attorney General’s Office released dash cam footage showing a three-mile police chase against a driver last month, which ended when the driver crashed in Wheaton and died. Noraly Paz Chavez, 26, of Riverdale, died in the Feb. 26 crash. The AG’s office identified the Montgomery County police officer who attempted to arrest and then pursued her, as Antonio ...

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San Diego Firefighter Leads SoCal ‘Guardians’ on Ukraine Relief Mission – NBC 7 San Diego

A San Diego area firefighter is looking for some good men and women in the fire service to join him in Ukraine for a rescue mission. The Joint Guardian Task Force is collecting much-needed firefighting equipment to deliver to war-torn Ukrainian communities. They will spend two weeks there helping beleaguered departments with search and rescue and other essential services. With ...

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County Durham and Darlington is ‘British Fire and Rescue Service of the Year’

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service (CDDFRS) has been awarded the title of ‘British Fire and Rescue Service of the Year’ at the Public Sector Transformation Awards ceremony of IESE held in London earlier this week. The Service has been praised for its ability to put communities at the heart of everything it does and to strive to ...

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A van engulfed in flames on Scots Road as a dramatic image shows a huge blaze

Emergency crews rushed down a country road in Fife after a van burst into flames. The fire, in Cluny Road, Kirkcaldy, was reported to firefighters just before 2pm on Saturday March 12. Dramatic footage posted online by Fife Jammers shows fierce flames bursting from the bonnet and dominating the front engine windscreen. The van can be seen in the middle ...

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Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service and county villagers support efforts in Ukraine

UK charity Fire Aid and International Development (Fire Aid) and the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) are coordinating donations of more than 5,000 pieces of fire and rescue equipment and PPE to be sent in convoy to Ukraine. Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue has provided a kit including fire boots and masks as well as gas monitoring equipment which will now ...

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DPD van and car crash closing Liverpool’s main road

A main road in Liverpool has been closed after a DPD van and people carrier crashed. Merseyside Police rushed to Longmoor Lane in Fazakerley at around 9.30pm on Wednesday March 9 following reports of an accident. Once at the scene, officers discovered that a DPD van and a Ford S-max had crashed at the Lower Lane junction. READ MORE: Former ...

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Silver Spring apartment explosion deemed ‘accidental’ | WDVM25 and DCW50

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (WDVM) – Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Chief Scott Goldstein announced Monday that the Friendly Garden Apartments explosion was deemed “accidental.” During a Monday briefing, Chief Goldstein said a maintenance worker called in for a plumbing problem accidentally cut the gas pipe thinking it was the drain pipe. According to the MCFRS, the maintenance worker was in ...

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‘I just wish the violence would stop’; Birmingham mother mourns her son’s murder as a vigil is to be held in his honor

Friends and family will gather today to remember a 26-year-old father who was fatally shot as he walked to his car in southwest Birmingham. KeAyron Hill died Tuesday on Powderly Avenue. He was found on the street with multiple gunshot wounds, said Sgt. Rod Mauldin, and pronounced dead at the scene by the Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service. His grieving ...

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Five firefighters fired for allegedly racist remarks

Five Greater Manchester firefighters have been sacked for making allegedly racist comments – and a sixth is under investigation. As reported by Manchester Evening News in November, two firefighters were fired after an investigation into allegedly racist comments left on a WhatsApp crew group. At the time, two other firefighters were facing potential disciplinary action as part of the same ...

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Fire crews from multiple counties rescue 16-year-old Virginia boy stuck in well

ESSEX COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) – Rural Essex County Fire and Rescue crews successfully rescued a Virginia teenager who was trapped in a well over the weekend. Essex County Fire Chief Paul Richardson said the 16-year-old boy was playing in the backyard with a friend when he stepped on a wooden well cover. “The lid gave way and it plunged about ...

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Terengganu floods: 68 people stranded at Kuala Berang recreation camp rescued | Malaysia

Fire and rescue service personnel rescue people stranded during floods, including children, at Budi Recreation Camp, Kampung Belukar Bukit in Terengganu on February 28, 2022. ― Bernama pic KUALA BERANG, February 28 – A total of 68 people, including 20 children, stranded at Budi Recreation Camp, Kampung Belukar Bukit, here, due to flooding, were rescued today. Camp supervisor Farhan Zakaria ...

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Plane ‘crashes’ into thick gorse 100 yards from Bodmin airfield

Emergency crews were called to Bodmin Airfield on Saturday after reports a pilot had landed short of the airstrip. The Piper PA-28 managed to land in windy conditions at 12:45 p.m. – but was 100 yards from the runway and ended up in thick gorse. Cornwall Fire and Rescue was called but the pilot and his passenger made it out ...

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Ipswich: Ashcroft Road bungalow fire

Published: 07:10 25 February 2022 Power to some homes in Ipswich is set to be cut after more than half a dozen fire crews tackled a house and garage fire this morning. Emergency services were called to the Ashcroft Road fire at 2.28am. Crews across the county were called just before 2.30am to the Ashcroft Road fire – Credit: Suffolk ...

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Boat City OKs, purchase of sewer truck | News, Sports, Jobs

With funding from the American Rescue Plan Act, the Dunkirk City Council this month approved the purchase of a fire/rescue boat and a sewer and sewer vacuum truck. The boat will cost $321,410 and the truck $425,000. The resolution on the truck states that in addition to ARPA funding, it will be paid for through a “Possible Shared ...

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Frantic rescue operation launched to save ponies from rising flood waters in North Yorkshire field

Distressing photos showing ponies stranded in floodwaters after Storm Franklin have been shared online. The photographs, which appear to show two ponies trapped by rising water in a field, were taken by the North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. The stranded ponies were stuck in their field near Bryam, Selby, North Yorkshire and specialist animal rescue teams were called in ...

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Allerton Road closed as emergency services attend to man on roof

Allerton Road was closed this evening after reports of a man on the roof of a property’s bay window. Police, fire and ambulance crews were at the scene on the main road in Allerton while the incident was being dealt with. This led to the road being closed, with a number of witnesses reporting a large scene of emergency services ...

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Emergency incident at Scottish chemical plant as workers rush to hospital

Three workers at an Edinburgh pharmaceutical factory have been rushed to hospital following an emergency incident. Emergency services rushed to the MacFarlan Smith facility on Path of wheat fields following reports of the problem on Wednesday afternoon. Eyewitnesses said that the ambulance service and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) were present. Three workers have since been hospitalized as ...

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RESPONSE times for fire and rescue services to major fires in England have slowed in the biggest way since 2015. The new figure is more than 2.5 minutes faster than in 19951. New figures show the average response time for primary fires in England was 8 minutes and 43 seconds for the year ending September 2021, a slowdown of six ...

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Two people injured in horror crash after car crashes into wall in Scottish town

TWO people have been injured in a horror crash where a car allegedly crashed through a wall. Emergency services were dispatched to Main Road in Langbank, Inverclyde at around 7pm this evening. 3 A large emergency services presence was rushed into an accident in Langbank, InverclydeCredit: Kenneth Ramsay 3 A car is supposed to have left the road and crossed ...

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Edinburgh youths ‘dispersed’ by police following fires in busy city park

Dozens of Edinburgh teenagers have been dispersed from a busy park in the capital due to concerns about anti-social behavior following a series of incidents in recent weeks. About 40 ‘insane’ young people have been warned in the city’s Sighthill area after local residents shared concerns about ‘fires’ which broke out in the popular green space during the evening. Police ...

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Lucky third time! Northamptonshire fire chief announces retirement plan again

Northamptonshire Fire Chief Darren Dovey has said he plans to finally retire later this year – on the THIRD attempt – after 35 years in the fire service. He confirmed his intention to step down in October as soon as possible to give Mr Mold time to recruit a replacement. Register to our daily newsletter The newsletter mute the noise ...

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MSPs urge Angus Robertson on Glasgow School of Art public inquiry

MSPs are urging ministers to hold a public inquiry into the Glasgow School of Art (GSA) fires. Their letter to Culture Secretary Angus Robertson follows the completion of an investigation that failed to find a cause in the 2018 fire that destroyed the world famous Mackintosh building – which at the time was undergoing £35 million restoration work after a ...

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RNLI partners with Shropshire Fire & Rescue to deliver life-saving training

The RNLI and the Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service have held the first of a series of training sessions aimed at helping to prevent people from drowning in the river around Shrewsbury town centre. Pastors in Shrewsbury Street were the first to receive specialist training to help reduce the number of incidents of people getting into trouble falling into the ...

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SA firefighters memorial: Emotional farewell for firefighter killed battling out of control bushfire

Family, friends, co-workers and fellow Country Fire Service volunteers have bid a touching farewell to South Australian woman Louise Hincks who was killed while battling a bushfire in south-east South Australia. At a service attended by dozens of CFS volunteers and staff, and watched by around 500 people online on Tuesday, CFS Chief Officer Mark Jones said Ms Hincks was ...

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Staff and pupils treated after an outbreak of illness at Cambs Nursery and Nursery School

Staff and pupils at a nursery and nursery school in Cambridgeshire have been treated by medical staff after a mysterious illness broke out. Yesterday (Thursday February 3), a clinician and a matron assessed those with the symptoms, including a rash and a cough, at Kindred Huntingdon daycare and preschool in Brampton. Investigations into the cause of the illness, which affected ...

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These are the incidents Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service teams have faced this week – Monday 31st January to Friday 4th February 2022

We’ll update this story daily with the latest firefighter news: – Domestic building fire on the South Shore Register to our daily newsletter The newsletter mute the noise Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service Three Blackpool and South Shore fire engines, plus an aerial ladder platform from Blackpool, attended a domestic building fire in Trent Road at around 7.45am. The incident ...

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Fire breaks out at a dumpster hire depot near Penryn

An industrial building of a dumpster rental company was damaged by fire. Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said the fire occurred at Nick Ferris Skip Hire in Longdowns on the A394 road from Penryn to Helston. shortly before 8 p.m. on Monday, January 31. Four pumps from Falmouth, Helston and Tolvaddon were called to the incident. A fire department spokesman ...

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Scots could be without power this weekend as second storm ‘could be worse’

Some Scots could be without power for the rest of the weekend as the impact of another storm set to hit on Sunday could be worse than expected, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said. Ms Sturgeon chaired a Scottish Government resilience meeting on Saturday as winds of over 100mph were recorded. On Twitter, Ms Sturgeon said the impact of Storm ...

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$10,000 reward offered for information on person of interest linked to Baltimore fire that killed three firefighters

BALTIMORE, MD—The Baltimore Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) field office is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information that could identify a person of interest in the case of a deadly fire that killed three Baltimore City Fire Department firefighters. “The individual we are seeking to identify may have important information that could assist in ...

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Herald Diary: Get A Hot Date At Art School

It was a parody for Scottish culture when Glasgow School of Art’s iconic Mackintosh building burned down in 2018, four years after a previous fire. A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service report released this week admitted the cause of the second conflagration may never be known. Proving that we Scots can squeeze the humor out of the burning embers of ...

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Edward Boyd (1929 – 2022) Obituaries – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Edward Alexander (Buck) Boyd, Jr. passed away peacefully on January 23, 2022 at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh. He lived a full life and was able to spend his last hours with his family. Buck was born July 17, 1929, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to parents Dorothy Dean and Edward A Boyd, Sr. He grew up with his older sister, Elizabeth (Betty) ...

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Cornwall fire: Crews still tackling blaze at village property 12 hours after blaze started

Firefighters are still tackling a property fire in Cornwall this morning after the large blaze broke out last night. Crews across the county were called to an address on Dunder’s Hill in Trebetherick at 7.07pm on Friday January 21 following reports of a property fire. An update from the Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service at 3.15am this morning confirmed they ...

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East Ayrshire dad worries about ‘lava-like’ substance in nearby field

An East Ayrshire dad is “extremely concerned” about a field near his village where a “lava-like” substance is flowing underground. The field, near the former caravan park, has been in this condition for more than three years, according to Patna’s Tam Paton. The father-of-three says the Scottish Coal Board has erected fencing around the affected area, but it’s nowhere near ...

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Wind and waves cause major damage to Tahoe Douglas fire and rescue boat | Carson City Nevada News

See full picture Tahoe Douglas Fire’s Marine 24 as it was unveiled to the public off Edgewood Tahoe in 2017. Photo by STN. Paula Peterson, SouthTahoeNow.com A recent Lake Tahoe storm with wind gusts of 65 mph and above and waves 6-8 feet high caused damage to Marine 24, the fire protection district fire and rescue boat of Tahoe Douglas. ...

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Gahler calls it a career as a firefighter after 35 years

“It was a cornerstone of my career. It has been the most challenging, rewarding and growth-enhancing professional opportunity I have ever had. I am comfortable retiring, having had the opportunity to help lead a growing and transitioning team. You don’t get many opportunities like that in life and I’m very lucky to have had it. CANMORE – After 35 years ...

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The ex-competitor of The Chase de Chatteris becomes a firefighter

Posted: 11:25 am January 13, 2022 Update: 12:01 January 13, 2022 A former contestant of The Chase, described as “the most amazing” in the history of the series, has chosen to add another dimension to his career. Josh Templeman will join the Chatteris Fire Station as a firefighter on duty with the Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service (CFRS) after completing ...

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Arson victim congratulates firefighters on quick response after car fire

The arson victim praised the firefighters who helped save his property from the blaze. In the early hours of Saturday, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) received a call indicating that a car was on fire in Ryhope. A team from the Farringdon Community Fire Station were on the scene in just seven minutes and were able to ...

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Corolla Fire and Rescue receives $ 25,000 grant – The Coastland Times

State Insurance Commissioner and Fire Marshal Mike Causey announced that the Corolla Fire and Rescue has received a grant of $ 25,000 through the 2021 North Carolina State Volunteer Rescue / EMS fund . The check will be mailed to Fire Chief Richard Shortway to be used by the Rescue Organization / EMS to purchase the necessary equipment. Equipment is ...

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Emergency services rush into major road incident near Charing Cross in Glasgow

Emergency services rushed to a major incident on a bridge in Glasgow’s Charing Cross area. Photos show a heavy police, fire and ambulance presence outside the Scottish Power building on St Vincent Street. St Vincent Street reopened westbound to Newton Street after closing for a short time. The nature of the incident is unclear, but police are currently staying at ...

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From rescue dog to Essex Fire Department lifeguard

A RESCUE dog is about to return the favor as proud trainers say he is one of their best students in training to be a search and rescue dog. It’s been a tough road for Bailey – a two-year-old Golden Labrador Retriever. The big-hearted dog was taken in by the Dog’s Trust after it was found stray, with some describing ...

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“Looking for a few good men … and women.” »The January 2022 edition of Allegany magazine pays tribute to our firefighting and voluntary rescue societies | Magazine Alléganie

They are looking for a few good men … and women January 2022 edition of Allegany magazine features tribute to volunteer fire and rescue companies As the saying goes “they are looking for a few good men”. And also women. The January 2022 edition of Allegany magazine honors and shines a spotlight not only on the volunteers of the region’s ...

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Belfast Harbor area fire treated as accident

A fire that burned for four days in the Belfast Port area has been extinguished. The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service said on Friday that the fire at the East Twin Road Scrap Metal Recycling Center in Belfast had been brought under control. He said on Twitter that the blaze allegedly started accidentally and that firefighters worked “tirelessly” to ...

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An avalanche closes Highway 89; I-80, Highway 50 remains closed; Search for missing Northstar skier – CBS San Francisco

TRUCKEE (CBS SF) – An intense winter storm front, causing strong winds and white blizzard conditions, continued to pound the Lake Tahoe area early Monday, triggering an avalanche that closed Highway 89 near Tahoe City and hampering the search for a missing Northstar skier. Palisades Tahoe Mountain Operations reported the avalanche – on Hwy 89 between Tahoe City and River ...

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Pledge to bail out residents affected by Christmas Day flooding

The government has pledged to bail out residents, homeowners and businesses in the southeastern part of the country affected by flash floods on Christmas Day. Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien’s pledge comes as a town in Co Wexford suffered the worst flooding in 62 years as torrential rains hit the area. A multi-agency response kicked into action in Bridgetown, County Wexford, ...

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Exeter man arrested after scaffolding rescue in city center

A man has been arrested on suspicion of numerous offenses after he got stranded on scaffolding in Exeter. Emergency services were called to Fore Street at around 8 p.m. with concerns for a man’s well-being. As reported by DevonLive, the area was cordoned off and firefighters used an aerial ladder to help lower the man. Devon and Somerset Fire and ...

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Corn on the cob fire continues to burn in Tipton County days later – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana weather

WINDFALL, Indiana (WISH) – A ‘stubborn’ corn cob pile fire first reported on Saturday morning continued to smolder on Thursday and caused health problems for some nearby residents, according to the Wildcat Township Fire- Rescue-EMS. Five fire departments were first dispatched to the fire around 8:45 a.m. Saturday in the 3200 block of State Road 213. It’s just south of ...

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Reading fire: Researchers warn families of two missing they are unlikely to be found by Christmas

The families of two people missing following a deadly fire in Reading have been warned by investigators that they are unlikely to be found before Christmas. Emergency services looking for the couple after a major fire at an apartment building in Reading said a full search of the building could take “several weeks”. Structural scaffolding is being installed around the ...

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Fines could be imposed for excessive false fire alarms in Great Falls

Great Falls city commissioners have approved two new orders that they hope will help Great Falls firefighters. The first order allows fines to be imposed on companies that have triggered three false fire alarms over a period of 365 days. Fines start at $ 100 and for continued negligence can go up to $ 500 or jail time. “The reasoning ...

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Black Isle’s water pressure issues could have hampered the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service’s response to a house fire

The service identified low pressure in some standpipes. Water pressure issues could have prevented the fight against a devastating fire in Black Isle, he revealed. The December 2 fire in Rosemarkie saw a woman treated for smoke inhalation at the scene. The blaze was brought under control by six crews from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) and an ...

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US Army Adopts Hamlet of Coonoor Where Bipin Rawat’s Helicopter Crashed, Congratulates Rescuers | Kerala News

Chennai: The Indian military announced the adoption of the Nanjappa Sathiram hamlet in Coonoor in return for its residents’ efforts to rescue residents from the wreckage of last week’s helicopter crash that resulted in the death of the Chief of the Defense Staff, General Bipin Rawat and 12 others. . Lieutenant-General A Arun, the general officer commanding the Dakshin Bharat ...

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Police recover 400 pills in Falkirk town center arrest

This happened on Friday as officers deployed on Operation Noel were on patrol. They arrested a suspicious man in the city center. More than 400 tablets and a quantity of cash were recovered. Register to our daily newsletter The Falkirk Herald Today Newsletter cut through the noise Police arrested in connection with Operation Noël He will appear at Falkirk Sheriff ...

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Firefighters rescue baby stranded in car at Princes Quay shopping center

Firefighters rescued a baby who got stuck in a car at the Princes Quay shopping center on Saturday afternoon. The 12-month-old had locked himself in the car and could not be released by security services who had to call the Humberside Fire and Rescue Service. For the latest news and headlines from the Humberside Fire and Rescue Service, click here. ...

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Firefighter of the Year 2021 awarded to Bobby Cooper | News

Brevard Fire Chief Bobby Cooper has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Firefighter of the Year award by the Blue Ridge Chapter Sons of the American Revolution. This prize is awarded each year to individuals for their achievements and / or exceptional contributions in the field of safety and fire service. Brevard resident and Commander of the Color ...

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Man and wife rescued by firefighters after being trapped under Peasley Cross Bridge

A NUMBER of cars got stranded in the flooded areas of St Helens overnight – one vehicle needing to be rescued by firefighters from Peasley Cross Lane. The Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service has confirmed it has received a number of calls about vehicles stuck in water under the Peasley Cross Lane Bridge near Saints Stadium. Two vehicles were reportedly ...

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Kamiah Fire-Rescue Now First and Only Paramedic Level 911 Service In Upper Clearwater Valley – Dailyfly.com Lewis-Clark Valley Community

KFR KAMIAH – Kamiah Fire-Rescue (KFR), operating under a Joint Powers Agreement between the Town of Kamiah and the Kamiah Fire Protection District, has received his Paramedic and Emergency Response License. Inter-facility paramedic from the Idaho Bureau of EMS and Preparedness. It took a year to accomplish and is considered a major emergency medical services (EMS) improvement for Upper Clearwater ...

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The horror of the M8 fireball as a car flares up on a busy highway with fire crews called in

Police were forced to shut down a busy section of the M8 after an engine was engulfed in flames near Harthill. The emergency services remain present on the scene of the roadway in an easterly direction between junctions 5 and 6 Friday afternoon. The engine caught fire around 4 p.m. (Image: Lynsey Fojut) Read more Related Articles Motorists were warned ...

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CFCC Hosts Public Safety Training Exhibit As Emergency Teams Search For Personnel

CASTLE HAYNE, NC (WECT) – Emergency personnel are one of the many groups that have faced staffing shortages during the pandemic. Thursday evening at Cape Fear Community College, emergency, fire and police services from across the region had the opportunity to meet with potential employees. “Anytime is a great opportunity to step into the realm of public safety,” said Chris ...

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55-year-old man arrested after Ayr apartments burnt down for aggression towards firefighters

A man has been arrested after he was allegedly “aggressive” towards firefighters fighting a fire in apartments in Ayr. Police confirmed they arrested a 55-year-old man shortly after firefighters rushed to the scene from an apartment in Argyle Park yesterday afternoon. Three fire trucks were dispatched to tackle the flames that spread to the ground floor of a property at ...

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County Council Considering $ 1.5 Million Payment To Settle COVID-19 Employee Labor Dispute

County executive administration Marc Elrich has offered to give around $ 1.5 million to 83 public security workers to settle a dispute over payments for COVID-19 risks. Of the roughly $ 1.5 million, about $ 626,000 would go to county police employees, $ 602,000 would go to county fire and rescue employees, and $ 224,000 would go to sheriff’s office ...

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Latgale residents warned of possible power outages due to heavy snowfall – Baltic News Network

According to the forecast of the Latvian National Center for Environment, Geology and Meteorology, on November 29, the eastern territories of the country will experience heavy snowfall and ice rains. Meteorologists warn of possible power outages. AS Sadales tīkls Specialists are ready to prevent possible damage to power lines and restore power to all affected customers as quickly as possible. ...

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Scottish mother was terrified and disabled daughter was going to ‘burn down’ in apartment targeted by fire

A petrified Edinburgh mom saw her five-year-old daughter’s bedroom fill with thick smoke when a fire started on the landing of their building. Natalia Ruszkowska lives in an apartment on the 9th floor of Castleview House in Moredun, one of four high-rise buildings that are continually the target of fires, according to Edinburgh Live. The 30-year-old fears she and her ...

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White van driver stuck in water calls on firefighters to help

Firefighters rescued a motorist who had driven a pickup truck through a submerged section of a tidal road. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Services sent crews from Kingsbridge as well as Salcombe Fire Station to assist the driver stranded at Aveton Gifford on Thursday morning. Fire departments found the motorist “stranded in the water at the Bigbury end of ...

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Blue Light Together: Prince William unveils historic mental health support for 999 heroes

November 25, 2021, 11:20 | Updated: November 25, 2021, 13:25 Prince William has unveiled a historic mental health support package for emergency service workers. He unveiled the Blue Light Together initiative to key figures in the UK’s first aid services at an event in London today. It’s an issue close to the heart of the Royal, the Duke having worked ...

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Man cut out of vehicle after car-van crash near Hinckley

A man had to be kicked out of his vehicle after a car-van crash near Hinckley. Leicestershire Police were called to the A447 Ashby Road, Stapleton at 6:10 a.m. Wednesday morning following reports of a collision between two vehicles. The Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service and East Midlands Ambulance were also called to the scene, where one of the drivers ...

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Advisors issue scam alert to homeowners ahead of new fire safety rules

South Lanarkshire advisers are urging residents to be cautious of scammers as new fire safety regulations take effect. From February 2022, new requirements for interconnected smoke detectors will be implemented for homeowners. The new regulations mean that all homes will have to have a smoke detector in the most used room, one in each circulation zone on each floor or ...

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Firefighters save three people from burning house in Leigh

A working smoke detector saved the lives of three people after alerting them to a fire in their home. Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) teams from Hindley, Leigh and Atherton were called to a semi-detached house on Ashley Drive in Leigh just before 11 p.m. on Sunday 21 November. Firefighters got to the scene quickly and were confronted ...

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All is wool that ends wool: watch firefighters rescue sheep from a river

Firefighters were called in to rescue a sheep that was in trouble this weekend. Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Teams were called after reports an animal was struggling in the River Leam near Offchurch. With a shear effort, the firefighters managed to pull the soggy sheep out of the water and bring them back safe and sound to their field, proving ...

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Emergency incident at Loch Lomond as three men struggle in the water

A MAJOR emergency has been triggered at Loch Lomond after three swimmers found themselves struggling in the water. Emergency crews rushed to the picturesque Luss around 11:30 a.m. after panicked onlookers sounded the alarm bells. 1 Three men struggled in the water at Loch Lomond Police confirmed that three men had been rescued from the water and taken to safety. ...

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Reading Fire Station unveils new aerial ladder platform

A vehicle capable of rescuing people nearly 150 feet in the air was unveiled at the Whitley Wood fire station in Reading today (Friday). Its large capacity hose allows firefighters to distribute 3,800 liters of water per minute in the vehicle. The truck, named the aerial ladder platform, was presented to Royal Berkshire Fire Authority Chairman Colin Dudley and others. ...

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Two women, two children are killed in horrific London house fire

TWO women and two children have died in a horrific fire in south-east London, firefighters have said. The four victims were extracted from the house by firefighters using a nine-meter ladder and breathing apparatus – but they all died at the scene. 3 Four people died in London house fireCredit: UkNewsinPictures 3 Firefighters used a nine-meter ladder to pull victims ...

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Person rushed to hospital after two car crashes

One person was rushed to hospital after a car accident. Emergency services were called shortly before 8 p.m. at Erskine Street near the Royal Liverpool University Hospital today. Two cars were involved in the crash near the Moss Street junction. READ MORE:Taxi driver who escaped terrorist attack told rescuer “someone blew me up” Footage from the scene shows two fire ...

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Two victims as Glasgow fire crews called for a fire on Wyndford Road from Maryhill

Firefighters were called last night to tackle a blaze in Maryhill that claimed two lives. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service received a call shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday after reports of smoke coming from an apartment on the third floor. Six fire trucks were deployed at the height of the now extinct fire. SFRS informed this morning that two ...

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🌱 New Amazon Alabama Facilities + Nursing Home Reviews

Hey, Birmingham! We update you all to start this Wednesday, November 10 on an informed note. On the economic development front, Amazon has announced plans to open three more facilities in Alabama, including another distribution center. Also in the news, US News & World Report assessed nursing homes across the country, including more than 200 in Alabama. Read more below! ...

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Crews participate in coach crash training exercise

Firefighters provided medical attention to crash survivors during a multi-agency training exercise at Southampton Airport. Crews worked alongside airport emergency response teams, Hampshire Police, South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) and local authority planners. The exercise scenario involved a trainer crashing into a plane, with several volunteers claiming to be injured, dazed and in distress. More than 30 firefighters from Hampshire ...

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Chancellor cuts £ 5bn budget for dangerous coatings removal

CHANCELLOR RISHI Sunak used the latest budget to announce the government’s commitment of £ 5 billion to remove hazardous coatings from buildings most at risk. Speaking to Parliament, the Chancellor said this sum will be partly funded by the Residential Property Developers Tax (which will be levied on developers with profits exceeding £ 25million at a rate of 4%). The ...

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Watch massive flames erupt from the Glasgow home as emergency services rush to the scene

Hero firefighters are currently battling a house fire in Glasgow which saw flames erupting from the roof of the property. Emergency services were called to the scene in the Cronberry Quadrant at approximately 8:19 p.m. Friday, November 5. Images from the area show several fire trucks parked on quiet Crookston Street with crews using an overhead device to extinguish water ...

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Police cordoned off downtown Coalville parking lot after man died

A parking lot in downtown Coalville was cordoned off by police today after a man died. Emergency services were called to the scene behind the town’s Belvoir Shopping Center near High Street shortly after 1 p.m. Eyewitnesses reported that an area had been “taped up”, with police cars and a fire crew spotted. READ MORE: Council’s efforts to go green ...

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North Routt Rescue: Sunday October 31 Record

Sunday, October 31, 2021 02:39 Steamboat Springs Police Department officers received a noise complaint in the 3000 block of Village Drive. 8:51 Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers responded to a hunter who was struggling with a recent surgery issue and was unable to get out of the backcountry. North Routt Fire Protection District firefighters helped bring the hunter out. ...

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Colchester Head Street: Police close Essex road as bus catches fire

Essex Police cordoned off a road after a bus caught fire. Emergency services, including Essex County Fire and Rescue Services and Essex Police, were called to Head Street in Colchester, after a bus caught fire around 4 p.m. yesterday after -midday (October 30). The road was completely blocked off at the Southway junction, Colchester, while emergency services dealt with the ...

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Students moved after a fire in Lincoln College housing

THIRTY-TWO university students had to be relocated after a fire in their accommodation. The Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service was called upon to burn down Lincoln College student accommodation on Wednesday afternoon. Crews entered the building near the junction of Little Clarendon Street and Walton Street and found a “well-developed” fire in a bedroom on the first floor. The whole ...

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Watch out for the “harmful” toxins from burning material spilled by flies on a bonfire night

The Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service has warned the public of the dangers of burning fly tipped material on bonfire night due to potentially ‘harmful’ toxins. The fire and rescue service is concerned that people will build larger and more dangerous bonfires during the bonfire night period using landfill waste found on the street. They urged people to attend organized ...

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Teenager Badly Burned By Candle Supports Scottish Fire and Rescue Service’s ‘Go Flameless’ Halloween Campaign

A teenager – who suffered severe burns as a child – is backing a call from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) to ditch traditional tea lights in favor of a safer battery-powered alternative this Halloween. With children across the country ready to celebrate the event this weekend, the Service is highlighting the dangers of using wax tea lights ...

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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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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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Fire department sound fireworks and bonfire warning

THE Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) highlights the dangers of private use of fireworks. Private fireworks and bonfires can cause serious injury, fire departments have warned. The warning comes as some staged exhibitions are canceled for the second year due to Covid-19 restrictions. The SFRS is a stark reminder that bonfires and the private use of fireworks can cause ...

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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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Emergency services could be even more inclusive, says one of Scotland’s first black police officers

A founding member of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Board and one of the first black police officers in Stirling – and Scotland – said more needs to be done to make the Scottish emergency service “really diverse”. Robin Iffla (photo) has served communities in Scotland for over 40 years. Son of Jamaican cricketer Irvin who came to Scotland ...

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Award-winning Bedfordshire firefighters are a breath of fresh air

A team from the Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service won the award for the best breathing apparatus team at the National Breathing Apparatus Competition On Saturday 2nd October the team visited the Fire Service College to participate in the competition open to all UK fire and rescue services and is the opportunity to showcase best practice and firefighter safety in ...

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“Lessons Learned” as Notts Fire and Rescue Service Response Times Above National Average

England’s average response time across all brigades is seven minutes and 37 seconds, while Nottinghamshire’s is nine minutes and 48 seconds. But area manager Mick Sharman, chief of the response, told the Nottinghamshire Fire Authority he was “confident in defending” the position of NFRS as Nottinghamshire is compared to “urbanized” cities such as London and Manchester. , which have fewer ...

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Highland Councilor Duncan Macpherson calls for making the A9 junction with Daviot safer to help drivers in Inverness-shire

The junction of the A9 with Daviot. A HIGHLAND advisor requests road improvements on the A9 junction with Daviot at the B851. Stating that the issue is urgent and needs to be resolved, Highland Councilor Duncan Macpherson wrote to Transport Scotland and spoke to Highland Council officials to voice his concerns. Earlier this month, a nearby accident, where a woman ...

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Police and firefighters investigate multiple commercial fires and burglaries

Via MCFRS chief spokesperson Pete Piringer. Gaithersburg Police (GPD) and the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) are investigating five fires and one commercial burglary that occurred around 1 a.m. and 2 a.m. Thursday morning, GPD said in a report. communicated. The “suspicious situations” occurred in the Gaithersburg and Montgomery Village areas, police said. GPD asks anyone with information ...

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