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Posted: Aug 4, 2015

California wildfire jumps containment line, spreading fast

A fast-moving wildfire already burning more than 62,000 acres across three northern California counties has crossed a highway in several locations and is "making a run to the north." The Rocky Fire dramatically spread over the weekend to cover parts of Colusa, Lake and Yolo counties. The size of the fire was last reported at 62,000 acres, which is nearly 97 square miles, with 12% containment.
- PUB DATE: 8/4/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: usa today
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Posted: Aug 4, 2015

2 killed in New Hampshire circus tent collapse

Fire officials confirmed two people were killed when a circus tent collapsed at the Lancaster fairgrounds as severe weather moved through the area Monday evening. A young gentleman and young girl were killed in the collapse, State Fire Marshal Bill Degnan said. Officials said their identities were being withheld pending next-of-kin notification.
- PUB DATE: 8/4/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WMUR-TV ABC 9 Manchester
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Posted: Aug 4, 2015

Suspended Connecticut Deputy Fire Chief Sues Mayor, Fire Chief

Deputy fire Chief Daniel Nolan has filed a lawsuit against Hartford fire Chief Carlos Huertas and Mayor Pedro Segarra, alleging a sustained violation of his freedom of speech and press rights under the first and 14th amendments to the Constitution. Nolan filed the lawsuit Monday at Superior Court in Hartford.
- PUB DATE: 8/4/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: hartford courant
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Posted: Aug 3, 2015

Pennsylvania family paying for fire department garage upgrades

When the borough’s nearly $1 million firetruck arrives early next year, the fire department will be ready for it. The DeNaples family is paying and handling arrangements for ongoing upgrades to the Fire Department garage, including replacing the floor and expanding the doors so the larger combination pumper/vehicle rescue/ladder truck can fit into the space, Councilman Salvatore Verrastro said.
- PUB DATE: 8/3/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: the times-tribune
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Posted: Aug 3, 2015

Missouri firefighter dies in skydiving accident

A Northwest Missouri community mourned the unexpected loss of a hometown hero after a sky-diving accident over the weekend. Lt. Eric Lorenz, a veteran fire fighter with more than a decade’s worth of experience in Trenton, died in a sky-diving accident Saturday near Lexington, Mo., when a parachute malfunctioned.
- PUB DATE: 8/3/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: St. Joseph News-Press
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