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Fire Rescue News - Hamilton Township home damaged by early-morning fire

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A Hamilton Township home was evacuated after an early-morning fire.

The fire was reported after 3 a.m., in the 2500 block of Long Avenue, near Pearce Road, according to a Hamilton Township Police Department press release. When police and fire officials arrived, they found the home filled with smoke - with flames visible.

No one was injured.

Laureldale Fire Department, Cologne Fire Department, and the Galloway Fire Department helped extinguish the flames. Officials still aren't sure what sparked the fire.

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(The Elwood Fire Company covered Station 18-3 Laureldle)

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Fire Rescue News - Fire damages Flagship Resort in Atlantic City

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A fire at the Flagship Resort in Atlantic City caused smoke and water damage to the 21st floor but no injuries, Atlantic City Fire Battalion Chief Dennis Brooks said.

The fire is believed to have started at about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the....Continue Reading

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Fire Rescue News - Upper Township First Responders Assist With Estell Manor Crash

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 ESTELL MANOR-- Upper Township rescue squad responded to a motorcycle accident late Monday afternoon just over the....Continue Reading
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Fire Rescue News - Misunderstanding results in Folsom firefighters boosting ranks, support

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FOLSOM - What happens if a small rural municipality runs out of people who want to fight fires?

That's the question Borough Council asked at the beginning of the summer, which angered some members of the community when it seemed like the government was trying to...Continue Reading

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Fire Rescue News - Egg Harbor Township considers charging Atlantic City Electric when firefighters guard downed lines

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Egg Harbor Township fire officials say Atlantic City Electric is taking too long to respond when wires are downed, and that fire crews are spending excessive amounts of time guarding the scene while waiting for crews to cut the electricity.

Volunteer firefighters sometimes wait hours for paid utility workers to show up. Each side has its priorities. But whether the township could force the issue by....Continue Reading 

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Fire Rescue News - The story starts with a cat who got too curious under the hood and ends with Firefighter Rescue

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From left, Pleasantville firemen Tom Tripician, of Pleasantville, Capt. Scott Trythall, of Mays landing, and Tom Williams, of Egg Harbor Township, hold Bobblehead after they dislodged the cat from the engine compartment of a 2007 Suzuki, owned by Margaret Gendek, of South Egg Harbor, Thursday September 2, 2010. The cat was unijured after it had spent four hours trapped under the hood of the car.

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Margaret Gendek got into her her 2007 Suzuki at 9 AM at her South Egg Harbor home Thursday.

Four hours later....Continue Reading

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Fire Rescue News - Gulf oil platform explodes, burning off La. coast

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NEW ORLEANS, La. — An offshore petroleum platform exploded and was burning Thursday in the Gulf of Mexico about 100 miles off the Louisiana coast, west of the site where BP's undersea well spilled after a rig explosion.

The Coast Guard said no one was killed in the explosion, which was spotted by a....Continue Reading 

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