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1 Hospitalized After Mpls. House Fire

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A woman was hospitalized early Friday morning after a house fire in Minneapolis.

According to officials, just before 3 a.m. firefighters responded to a call of a duplex fire in the 1600 block of Oliver Avenue North. 51 more words


Red Cross workers respond to two fires in Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — Officials with the American Red Cross confirmed, on Thursday, responding to two fires in Savannah.

The organization responded to a fire located at 509 W. 93 more words

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To Those Whom Much Is Given, Much Is Expected

“To those whom much is given, much is expected.” While often attributed to former US president John F Kennedy, this powerful maxim appears to have a mangled and uncertain history. 222 more words


Family Lost Home, Horrific Fire, 1/2715 on the 2900 Block of Arden Drive in El Monte CA.

Last night the Barba  family awoke to a loud explosion, and the sounds of flames. Their home of 22  years was lost in a horrific fire that started in the carport.They lost everything they own, and nearly escaped the fire that ended up destroying a total of three homes.   80 more words

Do you know a hero? Nominate a Red Cross Hometown Hero

Pete McMurray speaks to Chicago Red Cross Chief Communications Officer Martha Carlos about Hometown Heroes which honors local standouts at the annual Heroes Breakfast in spring 2015… 10 more words

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Outrage of day: No wheelchair for you!

When I ran into hospital lobby to grab a wheelchair for my mom today, there weren’t any there.

Two silver-haired women were at the lobby desk (unsure if employees or volunteers), one talking on a cell phone. 194 more words


Child playing with cigarette lighter starts house fire

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A child playing with a cigarette lighter started a house fire Tuesday night.

Firefighters responded to the home in the 3500 block of Big Bend Drive just after 10 p.m. 48 more words