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Posted: Dec 13, 2018

East Spokane house fire under investigation as firefighters experience busiest time of year

Tonight firefighters continue to look into what caused a house fire earlier Wednesday night, something they say happens too often this time of year. Around 6:30 p.m., neighbors called 911 after seeing heavy smoke coming from a home near Altamont Street and Riverside Avenue. They kicked in the front door to make sure no one was inside as they waited for firefighters.
- PUB DATE: 12/13/2018 3:45:59 AM - SOURCE: KHQ-TV NBC 6
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Posted: Dec 13, 2018

2 Everett firefighters honored for saving 3-year old twin girls from January fire

Flames still flared as Everett fire Capt. Nick Adsero and firefighter Brent Duckworth made their way through heat and smoke. In the apartment unit’s dark master bedroom, Adsero went by touch — until he found a tiny girl. “It was shocking, that this was really happening. I have a kid in my arms,” Adsero said in a Herald interview a week after the Jan.
- PUB DATE: 12/13/2018 3:02:21 AM - SOURCE: Everett Herald
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Posted: Dec 13, 2018

Ghost Ship defendants ask for arrest of landlord, fire officials for deadly California blaze

The attorneys for the Ghost Ship defendants are asking the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office for an unusual move — to arrest the warehouse landlords and fire department officials for the deadly fire. Attorneys for Derick Almena and Max Harris announced the motion to compel the arrests on Tuesday, asking for a laundry list of arrests that includes the Ghost Ship warehouse landlord Chor Ng and her two children, Eva and Kai, who served as building managers.
- PUB DATE: 12/13/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: East Bay Times
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Posted: Dec 13, 2018

7 FDNY firefighters, 5 civilians hurt as massive fire tears through Queens businesses

At least 12 people are recovering from injuries after a massive fire burned through several businesses in Sunnyside, Queens. The fire broke out inside one store on Queens Boulevard around 2:14 a.m. Thursday and quickly spread. Dozens of firefighters were called to the scene as the fire grew to five alarms.
- PUB DATE: 12/13/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WABC-TV ABC 7
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Posted: Dec 13, 2018

Councilman demands independent probe on FDNY chief suspended over abusive behavior accusations

The head of the city council's investigations committee has requested an independent probe of the events leading up to the suspension of a top Fire Department chief accused of abusive behavior. Councilman Ritchie Torres, (D-Bronx), sent Department of Investigation Commissioner Margaret Garnett the request Tuesday, days after FDNY Chief of Department James Leonard was relieved of his command and put on desk duty.
- PUB DATE: 12/13/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: New York Daily News
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