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Apr 23, 2019 02:34 PM

FEMA grants $24 million for debris removal

AUSTIN, Texas — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $2...

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Apr 23, 2019 01:16 PM

Save money this weekend, and prepare for emergencies

Texas’ annual Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday is April 27-29   AUSTIN,...

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Apr 23, 2019 11:57 AM

Damaged Houses of Worship May Request FEMA Help

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico —Houses of worship damaged by Hurricane Maria have until Friday M...

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Apr 23, 2019 10:48 AM

Appealing a FEMA Decision on Earthquake-Related Foundation Damage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Additional FEMA funding may be available to eligible homeowners who...

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Apr 23, 2019 07:22 AM

Fact Sheet: How to Buy Flood Insurance

Every year more U.S. homes are damaged by flooding than any other type of natural disas...

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Apr 23, 2019 06:33 AM

Workshops on How to Salvage Flood-Damaged Family Treasures Set in Three Counties

DES MOINES, Iowa – If you have family treasurers, heirlooms, photos and books that were...

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Apr 23, 2019 06:30 AM

Two State/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers Closing

DES MOINES, Iowa – Two state/federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will close perman...

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Apr 23, 2019 03:31 AM

Fla. Senate passes bill expanding armed teachers program

The bill would make all teachers eligible for the program if they volunteer, undergo a ...

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Apr 23, 2019 03:23 AM

Fla. Supreme Court rules against Parkland sheriff

The Court ruled against the suspended sheriff who fought his removal from office after ...

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Apr 23, 2019 02:59 AM

Texas PD cracks down on poor parking with sassy flyer

The flyer was posted on the windshield of a poorly parked truck

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Apr 23, 2019 02:45 AM

ASP’s Transport Kit wins 2019 Public Safety Product Innovation Award

The Transport Kit allows officers to safely restrain detainees or prisoners

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Apr 23, 2019 02:11 AM

Family of man killed in DC fire truck crash files $15M lawsuit

The crash occurred last year when the truck ran a red light and broadsided a Honda

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Apr 23, 2019 01:10 AM

Volunteer NJ FF dies after department training drill

John Leming had been an active volunteer with the Cape May Point Fire Company for six y...

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Apr 23, 2019 12:52 AM

Private services announced for FF who died en route to SD wildfire

Firefighter Dwain Hudson was en route to a wildland fire on April 17, when he experienc...

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Apr 23, 2019 12:00 AM

Ill. city fire chief to oversee fire, EMS, emergency management

Under the new position, Chief Brian Wilson will manage the fire department, the EMS dep...

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Apr 23, 2019 12:00 AM

Photos: Firefighters honor Marine killed in Afghanistan

Firefighters along the way paid their respects to Staff Sgt. Christopher Slutman, who w...

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Apr 22, 2019 10:51 PM

Md. officer paralyzed in 2003 shooting dies

The officer was shot while conducting a traffic stop, leaving him paralyzed until his d...

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Apr 22, 2019 10:47 PM

Ore. K-9 struck with over 200 quills while pursuing criminal

The K-9 was searching for a suspect who evaded arrest when he encountered a porcupine i...

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Apr 22, 2019 10:01 PM

Pittsburgh set to spend $407K to design upgrades for fire stations

Unions representing fire, police and paramedics have complained for years about problem...

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Apr 22, 2019 09:33 PM

Houston mayor, fire union negotiate on Prop B but are mum on details

A state district judge ordered the Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association and M...

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Apr 22, 2019 09:28 PM

Lack of water poses 'tricky' challenge for rural NY firefighters

Rural fire departments routinely make contact with homeowners who have water sources on...

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Apr 22, 2019 09:17 PM

IAFF expected to endorse Biden for 2020

The board of the International Association of Fire Fighters will meet this week to vote...

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Apr 22, 2019 09:13 PM

Jaws of Life used to free dog's head from cinder block

Officials say the 6-month-old dog named Fifi had managed to wedge her head inside one o...

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Apr 22, 2019 09:06 PM

Calif. police promote measures to limit UOF, fatal shootings

Officials are debating on statewide guidelines on when officers can use force and requi...

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Apr 22, 2019 08:22 PM

Judge orders mental review in SC police ambush shooting case

The judge ordered a mental examination on the man who killed two officers in an ambush ...

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