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Posted: Jun 30, 2015

California firefighter’s home gutted by flames sparked by fireworks

A fire early Monday in north Merced, sparked by smoldering fireworks, burned two homes, including one owned by an on-duty Merced city firefighter. Flames broke out around 3:30 a.m. on Theresa Lane, melted two gas lines and struck a propane tank, causing major damage to firefighter Kevin Buccola’s home.
- PUB DATE: 6/30/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Merced Sun-Star
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Posted: Jun 30, 2015

Fire lieutenant relays 'daring' rescue by two Massachusetts firefighters

Taunton firefighters executed a “daring” rescue of a disabled woman at a mobile home in the city that became consumed by flames in the early hours on Monday, said a lieutenant for the department. Taunton Fire Department Lt. Greg Galligan gave a firsthand account of how Capt. Matt Arruda and Pvt. Joseph Santos made an incredible, but treacherous, effort to save the life of a woman who was trapped in her bedroom during a rapidly growing fire at 207 White Oak Terrace, at the Leisure Woods community development, around 1:30 a.
- PUB DATE: 6/30/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Taunton Daily Gazette
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Posted: Jun 30, 2015

Historic Oregon Stadium goes up in flames

A spectacular fire destroyed Eugene's historic Civic Stadium on Monday evening and prompted the temporary evacuation of a two-block area, the fire chief said. Fire crews found flames shooting twice the height of the structure when they were called to the stadium at about 5:30 p.m., police spokesman John Hankemeier said.
- PUB DATE: 6/30/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: kgw.com
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Posted: Jun 30, 2015

Yarnell families reach $600K settlement with state

It has been two years since the tragedy at Yarnell Hill – 19 Arizona firefighters died battling that blaze on June 30, 2013. On Monday, the families of 12 of those firefighters announced they've reached a settlement in their lawsuit against the state. The 12 families in the suit will each receive $50,000 for their loss.
- PUB DATE: 6/30/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: tucson news now
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Posted: Jun 30, 2015

Two injured in Whidbey Island plane crash

A pilot and passenger were injured Monday night when their small plane crashed into a tree on Whidbey Island. The Cessna 182, which took off from Monroe, lost power at about 8:12 p.m and slammed into a tree behind a home on the island, according to Ed Wallace with the Island County sheriff's office.
- PUB DATE: 6/29/2015 10:35:33 PM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
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