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Fire Rescue News - Tropicana fire leaves behind smoke and water damage

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From Press staff reports | Posted: Monday, July 12, 2010 | 0 comments

Atlantic City - A fire at Tropicana Casino and Resort left three floors with smoke and water damage, and caused some guests to be evacuated.

The fire happened at about 5 p.m. Sunday, on the sixth floor near the health club, Atlantic City Fire Chief Dennis Brooks said. Security officials reported the fire.

Brooks said the third, fourth and fifth floors received smoke and water damage.

Tropicana spokeswoman Diane Spiers said the fire began in a bin of towels, was extinguished immediately and is under investigation.

Fire crews were on the scene for about two hours.

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Fire Rescue News - CLOSE CALL FOR PLANE EXPERIENCING MECHANICAL PROBLEMS WHILE LANDING AT ACY

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EGG HARBOR TWP -- Passengers on a charter plane from Boston tell our reporters they were informed by the captain that there had been a malfunction with the aircraft while on approach to Atlantic City International Airport.

The plane, which had 118 people on board, landed.....Continue Reading

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Fire Rescue News - Four injured in single-car accident on Mays Landing-Somers Point Road in Egg Harbor Township

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Four people were injured Friday afternoon in a single-car accident on Mays Landing- Somers Point Road in Egg Harbor Township that caused power outages in the area and detoured traffic, police said.

An SUV traveling on the road hit a utility pole at about.....Continue Reading 

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Fire Rescue News - Pleasantville firefighters find store owner bound inside burning building; police searching for arsonist

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By ELAINE ROSE Staff Writers | Posted: Saturday, July 10, 2010 | 9 comments

PLEASANTVILLE — A co-owner of a convenience store on Main Street was knocked unconscious and tied up before the store was set on fire, displacing the family that lived upstairs, police said Friday.

Police and firefighters were called to the store on the 100 block of North Main Street at about 11:30 p.m. Thursday, after residents of the upstairs apartment....Continue Reading

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Fire Rescue News - As temperatures continue to raise, more wildfires could be in the forecast for parts of southern N.J.

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By SARAH WATSON Staff Writer | Posted: Wednesday, July 7, 2010 | 0 comments

As southern New Jersey baked in the oven-like heat for a fourth day Wednesday, state forest fire officials are concerned that the ongoing dryness could fuel forest fires.

The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning until......Continue Reading 

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Fire-Rescue News- Weather Service issues red flag warning, high fire danger exists

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Red Flag Warning

The National Weather service in Mount Holly has issued a red flag warning.

This Afternoon And Early Evening Will Be Very Hot, And Fine Fuels
Are Extremely Dry. Relative Humidity Levels Likely Will Drop Below
30 Percent In At Least Some Parts Of Southeastern Pennsylvania,
New Jersey, Delaware And The Northern Maryland Eastern Shore.
Winds Likely Will Not Gust Consistently At Or Above 20 Mph, But
Under The Current Weather Conditions The Threat Of Wildfires Is
Sufficiently High To Warrant A Red Flag Warning Through Early
Evening.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions,

A Red Flag Warning Means That Critical Fire Weather Conditions
Are Either Occurring Now Or Will Shortly. In This Case, A
Combination Of Moderate Winds, Low Relative Humidity, Very Dry
Conditions And Hot Temperatures Will Create Explosive Fire Growth
Potential.

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Fire Rescue News - Egg Harbor Township home suffers smoke damage

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Firefighters in Egg Harbor Township spent the morning on Somers Avenue Wednesday - protecting a home from smoke and fire damage.

The fire was caused by the home's owner, who improperly discarded ash from a.....Continue Reading 

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