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  • Car Fire: What You Should Do

    Car Fire: What You Should Do
  • Smoke Detectors Save Lives

    Smoke Detectors Save Lives
      According to the U.S. Fire Administration, more than half of the house fires that occur in the US are from houses without smoke detectors. It is estimated that a third of the smoke alarms in place are not working, often due to failure to replace a...

    Port of Los Angeles fire threatens warehouse and ship

    Port of Los Angeles fire threatens warehouse and ship
    A fire that broke out at the Port of Los Angeles on Monday night ignited about 150 feet of docks, threatening a warehouse and ship. The flames broke out about 6:40 p.m. in the 800 block of South Fries Avenue, said Katherine Main, spokeswoman for the Los...

    Des Plaines working toward reducing number of take-home vehicles

    Des Plaines working toward reducing number of take-home vehicles
    Des Plaines City Manager Michael Bartholomew is asking the city's fire and police chiefs to reduce the number of vehicles personnel in their departments are allowed to take home. At a recent meeting, Des Plaines City Council members voted 6-1 to approve...

    New York man sent to prison for causing death of 13 pit bulls

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A suburban New York man who admitted causing the death of 13 pit bulls he trained to fight was sentenced on Monday to up to three years in prison, officials said. Anthony Reddick, 53, also will be prohibited from owning any animals...