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Vehicle fire causes brush blaze - West Hawaii Today


Vehicle fire causes brush blaze
West Hawaii Today
A section of Highway 19 in Honokaa was closed for short time Monday afternoon after responders contained a vehicle and brush fire. Fire crews extinguished the fire with the assistance of Chopper 1. A fully engulfed vehicle that ignited brush along the ...

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Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:01:00 GMT



Building considered 'total loss' after fire on Kauai's West Side - Hawaii News Now


KHON2

Building considered 'total loss' after fire on Kauai's West Side
Hawaii News Now
The Kauai Fire Department extinguished a fire on Kauai's West Side Monday that completely destroyed a building, causing $50,000 in damages. County officials say Waimea firefighters were dispatched to the scene on Pokole Road in Waimea around 2:45 ...
Crews deal with live power line as fire destroys abandoned Waimea buildingKHON2

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Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 01:43:12 GMT



Hamakua brush fire blackens 10 acres - Hawaii Tribune Herald


Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hamakua brush fire blackens 10 acres
Hawaii Tribune Herald
A brush fire ignited by a fully ignited vehicle blackened 10 acres between Ookala and Paauilo Monday afternoon, the Fire Department said Tuesday morning. Winds quickly spread the fire to pasture land and eucalyptus forest. Eleven fire units, including ...

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Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:50:59 GMT



Fire Department warns of smoke detector scam - Hawaii Tribune Herald


Fire Department warns of smoke detector scam
Hawaii Tribune Herald
The Hawaii Fire Department said it is receiving numerous public complaints about solicitation for inspection and/or installation of smoke detectors. The resident would be offered a free smoke detector inspection and battery replacement. Subsequent ...


Posted on Sun, 11 Jun 2017 11:00:12 GMT



Minor New York City subway derailment causes outage, delays - Hawaii News Now


Miami Herald

Minor New York City subway derailment causes outage, delays
Hawaii News Now
NEW YORK (AP) - A subway train derailed near a station in Harlem on Tuesday, frightening passengers and resulting in a power outage as people were evacuated from trains along the subway line. The Fire Department of New York said a handful of people ...
Subway Derailment In Harlem Caused By 'Human Error,' MTA SaysCBS New York
Subway Derailment in Manhattan Injures DozensNew York Times

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Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:24:11 GMT



Grass fire causes lane closure on Highway 19 - Hawaii Tribune Herald


Hawaii Tribune Herald

Grass fire causes lane closure on Highway 19
Hawaii Tribune Herald
Within minutes, however, fire crews had made enough progress to get a single lane of the highway reopen. The cause of the vehicle fire was unknown, the Fire Department said Tuesday morning. The vehicle was unoccupied and there were no injuries.
Brush Fire Closes Highway On Hamakua CoastBig Island Video News

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Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:56:56 GMT



Why was there a fire hose on the H-1 Freeway? - KHON2


KHON2

Why was there a fire hose on the H-1 Freeway?
KHON2
A fire hose in the middle of a road. Believe it or not, it's not unheard of but it is rare. We're learning more about the fire hose that fell off a federal fire truck onto the middle of the H-1 Freeway Saturday morning. We reached out to the Federal ...


Posted on Mon, 05 Jun 2017 05:54:26 GMT



Man plucked from raging California river in dramatic video - Honolulu Star-Advertiser


Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Man plucked from raging California river in dramatic video
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Tuiono, who has family in Hawaii, wrote on his Facebook page that the current took him away and into the rapids. ... “My life was saved today thanks to Truckee fire department, Cali fire, and California Highway patrol,” Tuiono said on his Facebook post ...
Experienced 13-Year-Old Swimmer Drowns, Coach Suffers Heart Attack While Giving CPRInside Edition
Rescue crews pluck man from turbulent Yuba River rapidsKCRA Sacramento

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Posted on Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:01:33 GMT



Out West, blistering hot spell undercuts firefighters - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather - KITV Channel 4 - KITV Honolulu


Hawaii News Now

Out West, blistering hot spell undercuts firefighters - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather - KITV Channel 4
KITV Honolulu
A fire sparked by a traffic collision in California's Placerita Canyon is the latest blaze to hit the West amid a deadly heatwave. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said the collision Sunday caused a tree to catch on fire, beginning a blaze ...
Utah wildfire grows to largest active fire in USHawaii News Now
Keyword search terms: Utah | Connecticut News - WTNHWTNH.com
Keyword search terms: Brian Head Fire | Connecticut News - WTNH - WTNH.comWTNH.com

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Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:38:00 GMT



After Burbank brush fire threatens homes, residents breathing easier: 'God bless these firefighters' - LA Daily News


LA Daily News

After Burbank brush fire threatens homes, residents breathing easier: 'God bless these firefighters'
LA Daily News
But Burbank Fire Department Battalion Chief Ron Barone said no structures were threatened as of 4:30 p.m., when the 10-acre fire was about 70 percent contained. By then, authorities were backing off keeping people away. “There were ... “But I remember ...

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Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:12:04 GMT



 

 
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