Neighbors help during massive senior living center fire
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Neighbors help during massive senior living center fire

Dozens of neighbors rushed to the scene of a massive late-night fire that injured nearly 30 people at a Pennsylvania senior living community, wrapping the elderly in blankets and carrying them to ambulances in makeshift gurneys. Larry Kingsland, 62, said Friday he and scores of people who live around the Barclay Friends Senior Living Community … Continue reading

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Electronic scam uses public safety as bait

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Norfolk police detectives were recently alerted to a new electronic scam targeting the area and warn citizens to be careful when providing personal information to unknown sources. Several Norfolk citizens have received text messages, claiming to be from the Norfolk Fire Department.  The text message reads “Norfolk Fire Dept. decided to … Continue reading

Many outdoor activities banned as fires burn across South
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Many outdoor activities banned as fires burn across South

Starting campfires, lighting fireworks and smoking cigarettes are among the outdoor activities being banned across the South as fires burn in forests stressed by drought. Even parking a car off-road is prohibited for fear that a hot tailpipe could ignite dry leaves below. U.S. Forest Service spokesman Adam Rondeau has said the agency is tracking … Continue reading