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Homeless fire leads to thousands in damages

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A large fire broke out in Colorado Springs early Friday morning near the Evergreen Cemetery. Colorado Springs Police said it caused about $5,000 worth of property damage and that they are investigating it as arson, linking it to a propane stove located in a homeless camp.
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
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Dead body found in crate on train in West Humboldt Park industrial warehouse

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Chicago Police on Friday night were trying to figure out how a man's dead body wound up inside a crate at a West Humboldt Park neighborhood warehouse.As CBS 2's Jermont Terry reported, the warehouse is located in an industrial park on Ohio Street near Kilbourn Avenue. Trains pull into the West Side industrial park often, and the crate with the body inside showed up on a train car.The warehouse manager called 911 at 11:07 a.m., when workers found the corpse in a crate used for railroad steel.The gruesome discovery was outlined in police radio dispatches."She said it's...
CHICAGO, IL
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Attorney says management of high-rise where fire happened never knew about failed inspections

CHICAGO (CBS) -- For days, we have been trying to get in touch with someone in charge of the Harper Square Cooperative.The Harper Square Cooperative is composed of two high-rise buildings in Kenwood. In the southernmost high-rise at 4850 S. Lake Park Ave.  on Wednesday, one woman died and nine others were injured in a catastrophic fire.On Friday, CBS 2's Sabrina Franza spoke to the attorney for the management company.We told you Wednesday about multiple failed city inspections at the high-rise. On Friday, the Harper Square representative claimed that even though we found those violations using public data, neither he...
CHICAGO, IL
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Philomath, Kings Valley firefighters help fight blaze

Several fire departments, including personnel and equipment from Philomath and Kings Valley, responded to a house fire on Friday morning in Eddyville, Philomath Fire & Rescue reported. Philomath firefighters responded at 8:15 a.m. Jan. 27 to a mutual aid request to help battle the residential blaze. Newport and Toledo also...
PHILOMATH, OR
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TWO FIRES, TWO CRASHES REPORTED BY INDIANA COUNTY 911

Two fires were reported Friday evening by Indiana County 911. The first fire was a flue fire at a home on Forest Ridge Road in White Township at 5:10 PM. Indiana Fire Companies 2 and 3 responded to the scene. The other call was 20 minutes later, at 5:30 along Five Points Road in Washington Township. Plumville, Creekside, Marion Center and Clymer Fire Dearptments were dispatched to the scene at that time along with Citizens’ Ambulance. Marion Center fire officials said in a post on Facebook that the fire was at a commercial structure, and when the fire captain arrived on-scene, smoke and flames were showing. No other details on this fire are available.
INDIANA COUNTY, PA

Driver fumes over $115 ticket for parking next to a non-existent hydrant

She got hosed. Upper West Side resident Amy Goossens was stunned earlier this month when she was hit with a $115 ticket for illegally parking next to a fire hydrant at the corner of West 73rd Street and Riverside Drive. There was no hydrant. She had parked near a Fire Department call box — which is perfectly legal. “This is a money grab!” the interior designer fumed to The Post. “I parked there and I live nearby. I know the rules and the streets real well.” Apparently the NYPD cop who wrote the ticket doesn’t know the difference between a call box —...
NEW YORK CITY, NY
FireRescue1

Tenn. VFD adds 2 paid positions during week

TRENTON, Tenn. — The new policy of Trenton-Dade County Fire department to staff two firefighters during the week paid for itself the day it began, Jan. 1, said Alex Case, the city's mayor and Emergency Management Agency director. On that day, a call came in about a self-inflicted gunshot...
TRENTON, TN

Latest on Inver Grove Heights House Fire

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS: Just after 3:00 PM on January 27, 2023, the Inver Grove Heights Fire Department was called out to the 8400 block of College Trail for Xcel tech reporting a gas odor coming from the basement of a home they were currently at and a fire coming from the basement. Com Inver Grove Fire Department with support coming from Eagan Fire Department. Command arrived on the scene and confirmed there was a working fire. Fire crews on the scene began digging out a hydrant to establish a water supply for the trucks. This is a good time to remind everyone that if you have a fire hydrant near your home, please dig out the hydrant so fire crews don’t waste valuable time clearing the hydrant.
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN

Fire shuts down Toms River Burger King

TOMS RIVER, NJ – Firefighters from the Toms River Fire Department responded to a fire inside the Burger King restaurant on Route 37 and Bowling Green at around 5 pm on Friday. The extent of the damage is unknown at this time, but the building department has since deemed the structure unsafe at this time. Toms River Fire Companies 1 and 2 responded to the fire. A sign at the drive-in window today read, “Temporarily closed until further notice.” It is unknown when the location will reopen for business. The post Fire shuts down Toms River Burger King appeared first on Shore News Network.
TOMS RIVER, NJ
newbedfordguide.com

Four New Bedford Fire Department firefighters announce retirement

“Congratulations to the following members on their recent retirements from the New Bedford Fire Department:. • FF Jolene Olivier – over 17 Years of Service. • FF Dwayne Ferreira – over 28 Years of Service. Thank you for the years of tireless and selfless service helping those who...
FOX21News.com

Propane stove in homeless camp sparked debris fire

Propane stove in homeless camp sparked debris fire. Propane stove in homeless camp sparked debris fire. Colorado State Patrol hosted a press conference on Friday after several emergency vehicles were hit by distracted drivers. CSPD Chief Adrian Vasquez statement on Tyre Nichols …. CSPD Chief Adrian Vasquez statement on Tyre...
COLORADO STATE
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New Bedford Fire Department announces retirement of District Chief Steven Beaulieu

“New Bedford Fire Department District Chief Steven Beaulieu celebrated his last tour of duty today. He will be missed greatly by our department for his skill, knowledge, and leadership. Steven Beaulieu was hired as a new recruit on October 7, 1990. He has since risen to the rank of District Chief with many great achievements under his belt.
NEW BEDFORD, MA
FOX21News.com

British prosecutors: Club Q suspect linked to terrorist

British prosecutors: Club Q suspect linked to terrorist. British prosecutors: Club Q suspect linked to terrorist. Colorado State Patrol hosted a press conference on Friday after several emergency vehicles were hit by distracted drivers. Propane stove in homeless camp sparked debris fire. Propane stove in homeless camp sparked debris fire.
COLORADO STATE
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