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Utah fire departments host open houses

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Fire departments along the Wasatch Front are hosting open houses in October to celebrate the annual Fire Prevention Week.  Events at most of the open houses include:  Working smoke...

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Static electricity to blame in fatal gas field blast

GREEN RIVER, Wyo. — The fatal flash fire at a natural gas processing site in western Wyoming appears to have been caused by static electricity, according...


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3 from FDNY who worked at ground zero die in 1 day

NEW YORK — Three retired firefighters who worked at ground zero have died on the same day from cancer, an illness that many fear might be connected to toxic...


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Powerful earthquake rattles large swath of Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A powerful earthquake shook a large swath of Alaska on Thursday morning, knocking things off shelves and causing people to take cover but...


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Two escape Harrisville house fire

HARRISVILLE — A house fire blazed through an upstairs bedroom and attic at 632 W. 2150 North early Thursday morning, causing $100,000 in damage. A man and...


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1 killed in Wyoming gas explosion

GREEN RIVER, Wyo. — One of the four people injured when a natural gas storage tank exploded Tuesday in western Wyoming has died, according to the...


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South Davis firefighter memorial dedicated

BOUNTIFUL — The South Davis Metro Fire Agency has dedicated a memorial for fallen firefighters. The memorial, on station 81’s north lawn, 255 S. 100...


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California wildfire crews brace for weather shift

SAN FRANCISCO — Crews scrambled Monday to extend control lines around a massive Northern California wildfire threatening thousands of homes as they braced for...


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Teams assess damage as California wildfire grows

POLLOCK PINES, Calif. — Officials say assessment teams will be checking to see how many structures have been destroyed or damaged from a massive wildfire that...


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California wildfire explodes

POLLOCK PINES, Calif. — An out-of-control wildfire that has forced nearly 2,800 people from their homes in Northern California showed explosive growth,...


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Fire at Weber County fairgrounds ruled accidental

OGDEN — A fire that caused nearly $500,000 in damage Tuesday night is suspected to have been a result of faulty equipment. The fire occurred at the north...


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