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Suburban fire department enlisting power of UV light to help keep themselves and patients safe in the time of COVID

Suburban fire department enlisting power of UV light to help keep themselves and patients safe in the time of COVID

6 hours ago   |   WGN TV

There is a tool local first responders are using to stay safe during the pandemic and it's shedding a protective light on frontline workers. It's a technology we first heard...
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CFD investigates accusation of someone getting out of firetruck, removing BLM banner on South Side

CFD investigates accusation of someone getting out of firetruck, removing BLM banner on South Side

19 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - The Chicago Fire Department is investigating after someone complained they saw a person get out of a firetruck to remove a Black Lives Matter banner on the city's...
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Apple Fire: Firefighters continue battling 26,850-acre blaze as weather conditions slightly improve

20 hours ago   |   ABC

Firefighters continued to battle the massive Apple Fire burning in Riverside County Tuesday morning, hoping a slight dip in temperatures and increase in humidity levels will...
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Massive fire engulfing an apartment complex is filmed from all over downtown St. Paul, Minnesota

Massive fire engulfing an apartment complex is filmed from all over downtown St. Paul, Minnesota

21 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

A huge blaze has erupted at a construction site in downtown St. Paul, the capital of Minnesota. The flames can be seen for miles and have been recorded by onlookers from all...
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Hingham police chief retires amid ongoing ‘thin blue line' flag controversy

22 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

Hingham Police Chief Glenn Olsson retired on Monday - effective immediately - as controversy rages over town officials' insistence of the removal of pro-police “thin blue line”...
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Firefighters battle large fire in downtown St. Paul

22 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Firefighters on Tuesday battled a large fire in downtown St. Paul that has engulfed a building that was under construction.
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Industrial area near Tehran goes up in flames as Iran suffers string of mysterious fires & explosions

Industrial area near Tehran goes up in flames as Iran suffers string of mysterious fires & explosions

1 day ago   |   RT

Firefighters are battling a blaze that tore through several industrial buildings outside Tehran. Iran has seen numerous fires and explosions in recent weeks, fueling...
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Building fire shuts down Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood

1 day ago   |   ABC

Sunset Boulevard was shut down Monday night as flames erupted through the roof of a commercial building in Hollywood.
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Multiple house fires reported just hours after Isaias makes landfall over coastal town

Multiple house fires reported just hours after Isaias makes landfall over coastal town

1 day ago   |   WYFF

Firefighters from Horry Co. are helping NC firefighters fight several house fires after Isaias makes landfall
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Chicago firefighters accused of removing Black Live Matter banner on South Side

1 day ago   |   ABC

The Chicago Fire Department is investigating a claim that firefighters removed a Black Lives Matter banner.
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Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Until recently, the medical experts on the White House coronavirus task force have walked a tightrope. But as deaths and infections surge, a divide has been growing between the... Read more ...

Navy finds human remains on sunken Marine tank off Southern California

Navy finds human remains on sunken Marine tank off Southern California

The Navy on Tuesday located an amphibious tank that sank off the Southern California coast last week and is preparing to recover the human remains of troops believed to have... Read more ...

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

Supporters say the act is the most significant conservation legislation enacted in nearly half a century. Opponents countered that the money isn't enough to cover the estimated... Read more ...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic losses threaten closure

A fundraising drive launched to help the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and Space Camp through the coronavirus pandemic has pulled in more than $1.1 million in just a few days. Read more ...

Progressive Activist Cori Bush Projected To Oust Longtime Missouri Rep. Lacy...

Progressive Activist Cori Bush Projected To Oust Longtime Missouri Rep. Lacy Clay

Rep. William Lacy Clay has represented the state's 1st Congressional District, around St. Louis, since 2001. Read more ...

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

A massive explosion rocked the capital city of Lebanon on Tuesday, causing widespread destruction and loss of life. So far, at least 60 people were killed in the blast and over... Read more ...

Beijing complains to US about health chief Azar's visit to Taiwan, highest...

Beijing complains to US about health chief Azar's visit to Taiwan, highest official since 1979

China has lodged stern representations with the United States over the upcoming visit of US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar to Taiwan, the Foreign Ministry in... Read more ...

Massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital Beirut

Massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital Beirut

Local news reported multiple people were wounded in the incident. Read more ...

Abreu, White Sox edge Brewers 3-2 for 6th straight victory

Abreu, White Sox edge Brewers 3-2 for 6th straight victory

MILWAUKEE - These don't appear to be the same old Chicago White Sox that have stumbled through seven consecutive losing seasons. Read more ...

Death toll from Beirut blast rises to 100, more victims remain under rubble...

Death toll from Beirut blast rises to 100, more victims remain under rubble - Lebanese Red Cross chief

The death toll from the powerful explosions in Lebanon's capital Beirut has grown to 100 and could increase even more, the head of the Lebanese Red Cross has warned. Lebanese... Read more ...