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Posted: Oct 25, 2021

Massive fire demolishes 12 trailers full of donations at Colorado Goodwill

PHOTOS/VIDEO: A dozen trailers full of donations were destroyed in a massive fire at a southeast Springs Goodwill Monday morning. Firefighters were called to the blaze just after 5 a.m. “We got a report of a trailer that was on fire at the Goodwill [at Hancock and Academy],” said Colorado Springs Fire Department spokesperson Capt.
- PUB DATE: 10/25/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KKTV CBS 11 Colorado Springs
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Posted: Oct 25, 2021

Georgia fire department receives state-of-the-art eBikes for faster response

VIDEO: The Atlanta Fire Rescue Department received state-of-the-art eBikes so crews can provide faster care in hard to reach areas. The bikes were donated by California-based company Aventon. "As visitors and residents get outdoors, we want them to continue to feel safe," said Shirley Anne Smith, Executive Director for Atlanta Fire Rescue Foundation.
- PUB DATE: 10/25/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WGCL-TV CBS 46 Atlanta
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Posted: Oct 25, 2021

South Carolina firefighters expected to be OK after being hit by runaway tractor amid barn blaze

A South Carolina fire department is thanking the community for its support after a frightening moment that injured two firefighters on Sunday afternoon. According to Richburg Fire-Rescue, the incident occurred as crews were battling a barn fire off of Old Richburg Road in Chester County. The department said the barn was burning heavily and a grass fire was spreading toward other structures as well as a heavily wooded area.
- PUB DATE: 10/25/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WLTX-TV CBS 19 Columbia
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Posted: Oct 25, 2021

Delaware fire department celebrates 100 years with historic parade

PHOTOS/VIDEO: The Wilmington Fire Department celebrated its 100th anniversary Saturday with the "largest parade the city's ever seen." The historic parade stepped off at 10 a.m. on Oct. 23, 2021, at at East 14th Street and Park Avenue and proceeded south to King Street to 4th Street. Several thousand people lined the parade route, which included all 156 members of the Wilmington Fire Department decked out in double-breasted coats.
- PUB DATE: 10/25/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WDEL 1150AM & WDEL.com
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Posted: Oct 25, 2021

‘Using a sprinkling can to put out a raging fire’: Pennsylvania prison riots 32 years ago

More than 100 people were injured and a dozen buildings were destroyed by fire during riots at the State Correctional Institution at Camp Hill in Lower Allen Twp., Cumberland County, from Oct. 25 to 27, 1989. The cost of the damage eventually exceeded $57 million. The riots started around 3 p.m. Oct.
- PUB DATE: 10/25/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Penn Live
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