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Fire Rescue News - TWO-ALARM FIRE IN A.C. SENDS ONE FIREFIGHTER TO THE HOSPITAL

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ATLANTIC CITY-- Fire crews battled a vicious two-alarm fire this morning, which sent one firefighter to the hospital.

The Atlantic City Fire Department responded to the 1000 Block of Baltic Ave. just before 11 a.m. The aggressive blaze consumed the exteriors of two separate buildings. Each fire burned the rears of two stories of those buildings. Fire officials said it took around 15 minutes to get the fire under control.

One firefighter was sent to the hospital, but is said to be in stable condition.

The fire is still under investigation.

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Fire Rescue News - Pleasantville fire contained to attic

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PLEASANTVILLE — Firefighters contained an attic fire Sunday on Decatur Avenue, avoiding injuries or significant damage to the home.

The blaze began at about 5:25 p.m. and lasted about 16 minutes before nine responding firefighters controlled the flames inside the one-story building at 61 E. Decatur Ave., authorities said.

Acting Battalion Chief Stephen Wilkins said officials determined the fire was electrical in nature and was clearly accidental. The house was only damaged by smoke and water damage. No one was injured. Two engines and one ladder truck responded to the incident.

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Fire Rescue News - Dog saves family in Hammonton house fire, but dies in blaze

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HAMMONTON - A young pit bull woke up its owners to warn them of a fire in their Pleasant Mills Road home early this morning, but the dog itself died in the fire, which destroyed much of the ranch house, police say.

Nine people who had been sleeping in the home shortly before.....Continue Reading

 

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Fire Rescue News - Vineland woman flips SUV on Black Horse Pike in Hamilton Township

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HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - A Vineland resident was only slightly injured when she flipped her SUV Thursday afternoon on the Black Horse Pike.

Trisha L. Walk-Pratts was headed east on Route 322 near Atlantic Cape Community College at about 1:50 p.m., police said, when she lost control of her vehicle, hit the median and flipped over. The vehicle came to rest in the right eastbound lane.

The Hamilton Township Rescue Squad and Mays Landing Fire Department extracted Walk-Pratts from the vehicle, and the rescue squad drove her to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Mainland Campus.

Walk-Pratts, who police said suffered minor injuries, said she had been wearing her seatbelt during the accident.

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Fire Rescue News - 3 wildfires burning more than 22,000 acres in S. California

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Hundreds of firefighters - backed up by 11 aircraft - battled a third wildfire in the Los Angeles area Friday as two more raged within 60 miles of one another.

The latest - known as the Crown Fire - has ignited more than....Continue Reading

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Fire Rescue News - Fire Road closed after lightning strikes utility pole in Egg Harbor Township

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Township fire officials closed a portion of Fire Road near the Atlantic City Electric distribution center after lightning struck a utility pole Thursday evening.

Fire crews had the contacted the utility for additional repair work around 7 p.m.

The road remains closed near the intersection of Fire and Delilah and 200 utility customers in the area were without power.

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Fire Rescue News - Atlantic City home damaged by late-night fire

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A late-night fire damaged an Atlantic City home.

The fire started late Thursday night or early Friday morning, inside a home in the unit block of South Elberon Avenue, near Ventnor Avenue in the city's Chelsea Heights section.

Firefighters were on the scene until about 1:30 a.m., and traffic was temporarily......Continue Reading

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