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Friday Fictioneers: Point of Entry

“Here’s the point of entry.”

Becky stared at the coil of barbed wire. “Strange. Why wrap it so neatly on the fence post? Why not cut it and keep going?” 168 more words


Fire season arrives early in Okanagan

KELOWNA, B.C. – The Okanagan Valley is reporting moderate fire danger, marking an early arrival of wildfire season.

“We’re seeing very significant activity early in the season combined with lower elevation drying,” said B.C. 197 more words


Visiting FDIC?

If so, then please stop by the Hainsworth Technology booth 839 and pick up one of our newly minted challenge coins. The 230 year old company manufactures  high technology fabrics for turnout gear, including the lightweight and breathable TITAN outer fabric as used by departments throughout the US.


Someone's Invented 'Throw-able Fire Extinguishers'...

When you think about it, traditional fire extinguishers are actually pretty bad. I’ve (thankfully) never had to use one in an emergency situation, but I can’t imagine that they’d be particularly easy to use. 28 more words

Food For Thought

Kalihi fire, 1889.

The glowing fire on the Kalihi mountains Thursday night Feb. 21, was caused by workmen burning off the grass on the site of the new reservoir in the upper Nuuanu Valley. 141 more words

English Newspaper

The birthday of Kamehameha IV, 1863.

Birthday of the King.—The birthday of the King was celebrated pleasantly by his citizens, and the soldiers gave a commemorative banquet for the day at Huehue, and the Fire Engines of this town paraded, from Engines 1 to 4; along with other fine entertainment held that day. 18 more words


Saving the Forest Green

She flitters
Carrying thimblefuls
To the flames

Like a dancer
In a deadly waltz
With blackness 32 more words