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Florida's Parliament Fire Continues to Burn

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A wildfire has broken out in Florida’s Big Cypress National Preserve about five miles NE of Ochopee, Florida.  Fire behavior currently is moderate with spotting and short-range spotting. 147 more words

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Connecticut facing shortage of volunteer firefighters

BRANFORD — Connecticut is facing a crisis when it comes to towns that rely on volunteer departments for fire and EMS coverage.

“I would consider it as dire.” said Bob Guthrie, a… 145 more words

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Fire crews talk impact of dry conditions, hope for rain

SEDGWICK COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) – Fires across the state continue as many fire crews hope for rain to slow things down.

KSN talked with Sedgwick County fire officials to find out why the fire danger is so high right now. 334 more words

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Firefighters Put Out Electrical Blaze in SF Parkside Neighborhood

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Firefighters and a PG&E crew extinguished a fire Thursday evening in an electrical vault in San Francisco’s Parkside neighborhood, fire officials said. 99 more words

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Firefighters resuscitate small dog that was unconscious for 20 minutes after blaze

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Photos and video captured Santa Monica firefighters successfully resuscitating a small dog that was trapped in a burning apartment this week. 267 more words

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Firefighters make a dream come true for Walmart greeter

EUREKA, Mo. – Christopher Echele has had a lifelong dream of being a firefighter.  The Eureka Fire Protection District in Missouri helped turn that dream into a reality… 216 more words

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