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A package found in front of the Honolulu Fire Department station turned out to be empty but led to the closure of several streets, reports Star Advertiser. Police were called at 7:12 a.m. to a report of “a mysterious package” in front of the station. After Honolulu police dispatched a robot to the scene, the...
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Sioux Falls’ city officials are expected to sign off on $2.6 million contract with Hoogendorn Construction, Inc., reports Argus Leader. In all the city had anticipated a budget cost of about $3.3 million for the project, including the construction contract and about $250,000 worth of fixtures, furniture and equipment (FFE) needed on the inside. Once...
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Myrtle Beach firefighters are taking measures to limit any possible exposure to the coronavirus amid the pandemic, reports myhorrynews.com. Across the board, fire agencies are carrying out similar strategies. That includes having personal protective equipment, namely gowns, eyewear, respirator masks and gloves. The MBFD has canceled training sessions, public education events and limited interaction at...
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Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department officials have closed all fire stations to the public, reports insidenova.com. The closures are necessary to ensure that personnel stay healthy and are able to serve county residents, county officials said. Exceptions will be made for any emergency that would require members of the public to enter the station...
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Fire station visits for the Morganton Department of Public Safety have been canceled, reports The News Herald. All visits, including meetings, car seat safety checks, training, public functions and tours, will be cancelled because of COVID-19 concerns. MDPS personnel are taking extra precautions when responding to incidents and utilizing strict preventative guidelines from the Centers...
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The Cardinal Joint Fire District is temporarily closing one of its fire stations in Canfield Township for a couple of days after a firefighter came down with flu-like symptoms, reports WKBN 27. Firefighters who normally work at the station, as well as one engine and an ambulance, have been reassigned to the department’s other two...