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Posted: Jun 7, 2024

New York City’s Hook & Ladder 8 receives a slight refresh ahead of annual Ghostbusters Day celebration

PHOTOS: This Saturday, fans from around the world will converge at New York City’s Hook & Ladder 8 Firehouse to celebrate Ghostbusters Day, but before Tribeca is overrun with unlicensed nuclear accelerators and replica Ecto-1s, a bit of maintenance was due. In today’s update, the famed film location, which doubles as the big-screen headquarters of the Ghostbusters, received a slight exterior refresh as the unique no-ghost logos that adorn the sidewalk were touched up, making the bucket-list-worthy location even more perfect for photo-ops.
- PUB DATE: 6/7/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Ghostbusters News
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Posted: Jun 7, 2024

Good Earth recalls 1.2 million lights after multiple fires and 1 death

More than 1.2 million Good Earth Rechargeable integrated Lights sold nationwide are being recalled due to multiple fires — one deadly — as the product's battery can overheat and ignite its plastic casing, according to a notice posted Thursday by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. One person died and another was treated for smoke inhalation when the product overheated and caused a fire in their home last year, according to Mount Prospect, Illinois-based Good Earth.
- PUB DATE: 6/7/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: CBS News
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Posted: Jun 7, 2024

Home burns to the ground, 2 others damaged in large fire near Bremerton

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Firefighters battled a roaring fire near Bremerton that engulfed three homes on June 6, according to Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue. First responders were called to the scene near Erlands Beach Loop Northwest just before noon on Thursday. The call was quickly upgraded to a three-alarm fire around 12:50 p.
- PUB DATE: 6/7/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KING-TV NBC 5 Seattle
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Posted: Jun 7, 2024

Update: With new ordinance in place, who will pay to demolish unsafe, vacant buildings in Seattle?

VIDEO: A new push is now officially underway to make Seattle neighborhoods safer from vacant building fires. Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell signed a new ordinance into effect that gives the Seattle Fire Department (SFD) the authority to order the demolition of unsafe, vacant buildings. The idea is to remove these dangerous structures, not only to prevent fire but to also protect firefighters from injury or death and to prevent these fires from spreading to neighboring structures.
- PUB DATE: 6/7/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 Seattle
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Posted: Jun 7, 2024

Spokane mayor declares state of emergency in response to the city's ongoing opioid crisis

VIDEO: Mayor Lisa Brown declared a state of emergency in response to the city’s ongoing opioid crisis Tuesday morning. The focus, primarily within the 2nd and Division corridor, which is heavily impacted by poisonous drugs like fentanyl. “It’s taken the lives of our loved ones and neighbors, it’s impacting our businesses and livelihoods,” Mayor Lisa Brown said.
- PUB DATE: 6/7/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: NonStop Local
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