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RFD captain retires amid allegations he forced firefighters to attend racist party

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Stoke-on-Trent emergency: Firefighters rush to scene after ‘explosion’ and fire rocks city

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service confirmed it was called to the site of the incident at 7.30pm. A spokesman said: “We have three appliances in St Michael’s Road.” The emergency followed an earlier blaze in Stoke-on-Trent this afternoon, with crews from Longton and Hanley tackling a fire on Sutherland Road in Longton. Staffordshire Police and […]

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How you can help Bay Area firefighters aiding Ukraine emergency efforts

How you can help Bay Area firefighters aiding Ukraine emergency efforts KRON4 Source link

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EU firefighters rally as wildfire burns in south of France – video

France’s biggest wildfire, which has been burning since Tuesday, spread by high temperatures and dry conditions, has destroyed more than 7,400 hectares of forest in Gironde. Firefighters from across the EU rallied, most stationed along a 26-mile (40km) active fire-front in the south-west, where the blaze that some have described as ‘monstrous’ continued to devastate […]

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Firefighters Are Battling A Major Hawaiian Wildfire. Science-environment

Wildfires on Hawaii’s Big Island escalated overnight as firefighters worked to contain a large fire burning in a rural area between the volcanoes of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea. No homes were at risk, but the flames came within miles of an important highway on Friday. The area where the fire is burning is dominated […]

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Firefighters swarm park as visitors evacuated and people told to stay indoors

Members of the public are being moved away from Central Park in Plymouth, Devon, following reports of a significant gas leak. Engineers are at the scene and a 150-metre cordon has been put in place while the incident is being investigated. The park, one of the largest in Plymouth, was busy with people enjoying the sun […]

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London flood: 60 firefighters scramble to contain 4ft deep water as 3.5m face hosepipe ban

The London Fire Brigade said eight fire engines and around 60 firefighters have been called to flooding on Hornsey Road in Islington, which is located next to the Emirates Stadium, the home of Arsenal Football Club. A 36-inch water main has burst with resulting flooding that is around four-foot deep. Several surrounding roads have been […]

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Shepherds Bush fire: 80 firefighters storm flat block as residents evacuated

“Residents in the area are advised to close their doors and windows due to the smoke. “While there are no current road closures, we would ask motorists to please avoid the area where possible as there are a large amount of vehicles at the scene.” Fire crews from Park Royal, Chiswick, Fulham, Willesden, Richmond, Hammersmith […]

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Finance

Firefighters battle inferno at Cuban oil facility

Cuban firefighters were joined by Mexican and Venezuelan reinforcements on Sunday in battling a blaze at the Matanzas supertanker port and storage facility which threatens to cut off electricity supply across the island. On Friday a lightning strike ignited one of eight tanks, with a capacity of 300,000 barrels of petroleum products, at the Matanzas […]

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These vintage photos of Easton firefighters show how much the gear has changed since 1879

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