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Kathy Novak
August 21, 2020 - 7:29 pm
A crucial portion of California’s firefighting resources is unavailable right now because of the COVID-19 pandemic, as prison fire crews have been left short-staffed. Read more now.
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Ameera Butt
July 09, 2020 - 9:30 am
17 firefighters have tested positive at a Los Angeles Fire Department station that serves LAX. The number increased after initially reporting 14 firefighters had contracted the novel virus.
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Associated Press
October 15, 2019 - 4:34 pm
CLEARFIELD, Utah (AP) — Two Utah firefighters responding to a car crash left the scene with purple manicures after calming a young girl upset over the collision. North Davis Fire District Chief Allen Hadley and Captain Kevin Lloyd checked on the crying and screaming girl while medics evaluated her...
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Digital Content Producer
August 27, 2019 - 11:38 am
ST. LOUIS (KFTK/AP) - Firefighters have recovered a badly decomposed body from the Mississippi River near South Broadway Street in St. Louis and an investigation is now underway, according to our partner station KMOX. The body was spotted in the river in the 700 block of East Davis Street around 7...
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August 16, 2019 - 2:06 pm
MARIES COUNTY, Mo. (KFTK) — Six firefighters of the Vienna Fire Department are being treated at local hospitals for moderate to severe burns and cuts from flying debris after responding to a house fire where there was an explosion. The Maries County Sheriffs Office and the Vienna FD are...
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