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Criminals will do just about anything to get your money! These fraudsters like to hide behind fake names and titles. They are great at making you believe they work in law enforcement or for the government by pretending to be court officers. They will call and accuse you by saying, “You failed to report for Jury Duty.”
Hundreds of innocent victims get calls and…
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Two men who caused the death of a New York City fire chief in an explosion at an illegal indoor marijuana-growing operation have been sentenced to prison.
Garivaldi Castillo and Julio Salcedo were…Continue
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Grandstrand Funeral Home
11900 Lake Lane North
Lindstrom, MN 55045
A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, August 8. The time will be confirmed on Thursday this week - another announcement…
A battery technician with the Idaho Power Company was on lunch break when he noticed smoke coming from beneath the center console of his truck. The culprit, he was surprised to learn, was a bottle of water. "I looked over and noticed light was being refracted through a water bottle and starting to catch the seat on fire," said Dioni Amuchastegui in a video shared on the…Continue
On Friday, June 22, 2018, about 1:30 pm, an ACSO Sergeant and Detective assigned to the Alameda County Narcotics Task Force were exposed to a lethal dose of fentanyl while conducting a drug investigation in a motel room.
Our preliminary review of this incident suggests when the detectives entered the room, they were exposed to an invisible or microscopic dust cloud of…Continue
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The Buckeye Fire Department says a family picked up a pair of pool noodles that had been left outside only to see a rattlesnake slither out. They found younger snakes inside the pool noodles.
Experts said it’s likely the snakes were looking for someplace cool to hide so they could…Continue
Pictured above: Health science specialist Tova Bergsten watches as Army Reserve Vietnam-era Veteran Stephen Fisher demonstrates a special thermometer being used in STEP UP that can help detect early-stage ulcers. (Photo by Claudie Benjamin)
Researchers at the VA New York Harbor Healthcare System are making steady progress on a four-year, $1.1…Continue
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On September 11, 2001, 343 members of FDNY died when the twin towers collapsed following the Al Qaeda attacks.
However, in the 16 years since the…Continue
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Citing the fire, Governor Rick Scott has vetoed legislation that would have ended sprinkler requirements for condominiums in Florida. Fire safety advocates say it's a victory for public safety and for firefighters.
The National Fire Sprinkler Association says there is a fire in a Florida high-rise…Continue
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"It's not something that you ever forget," said John Walters.
Walters was one of thousands of New York City firefighters at Ground Zero.
He got out alive, but 19 of the men at his station didn't make it, another one…Continue
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Around 40 emergency responders from Aberdeen, Watertown, Sioux Falls and Rapid City were at the Brown County Fairgrounds Wednesday and Thursday for training.
Jon Groen, response team coordinator with the South Dakota Department of Public Safety, said the training was for the "best of the best" and included firefighters,…Continue
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Brian Martin, earlier this month, responded to a house fire in Rehoboth Beach along with several other fire companies.
The chief of the Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Company listened as the woman who owned the house expressed her gratitude to the firefighters, thankful that they were paid to respond to emergencies like…Continue
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Hanging holiday lights can be a fun family activity and adds a festive touch to your home. But if you’re not careful, yuletide illuminations can also increase your risk of a home fire. According to the U.S.…Continue
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The motivations behind the burning of vehicles are similar to those of other types of arson crimes.
According to the National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime, the most common motive (41 percent) for a serial arsonist is revenge. An arsonist will target the home of someone in…Continue
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Explosions Rock Blue Rhino Propane Plant in Florida
Equipment failure and human error likely caused propane tank cylinders to explode at a central Florida refilling plant late Monday, a fire official said Tuesday.…Continue
It's that time of year again: Time for untangling lights, lugging the Christmas tree in - you know, the whole 'decking the halls' bit.
But if your Christmas decorating spirit goes a little overboard, instead of a red sleigh, you can expect a red truck.
The big message this holiday season: practice good holiday fire safety in your home.
"Mainly good connections with plugs," advised Joe Diprospero, an expert on holiday lighting in the electrical department at…
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An old proverb states, “Repetition is the mother of all learning.” That’s why we are again urging parents and caregivers of young children to take two simple steps to save a child’s life: store chemicals and medicines in their proper containers and out of the reach of children, and anchor furniture…Continue