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Fire/Rescue News - Driver Trying to Pass Fire Truck Results in Beaumont Accident

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Tuesday, October 20, 2009 
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A motorist was hurt in Beaumont after trying to pass a fire truck. Authorities say the truck was responding to an emergency in Beaumont's north end when a woman attempted to pass it causing a wreck with the fire engine.

The driver of a school bus witnessed the accident and was questioned by authorities.

No one was seriously hurt but the driver of the car was taken to the hospital to be examined.

 

 

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Fire/Rescue News - Little progress on Hammonton wildfire mitigation program

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By ROB SPAHR, www.PressofAtlanticCity.com | Posted: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 | 0 comments

HAMMONTON - The 1,950-acres of Wharton State Forest engulfed by wildfire that started a year ago today were still smoldering when state Forest Fire Service officials declared the town needed a wildfire mitigation program.

The town needed a plan that would balance the health and safety of the public with environmental interests and other concerns, state Forest Fire Service Division Fire Warden Bert Plante said at the time....Continue Reading

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Fire/Rescue News - Water no friend to Ventnor Fire Department in this blaze

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By MARTIN DeANGELIS and DAN GOOD Staff Writers | Posted: Friday, October 16, 2009 | 1 comment

VENTNOR - Water is usually one of a firefighter's best friends, but water turned on the city Fire Department on Friday.

Firefighters had to fight as much as 3 feet of flooding on Edgewater Avenue in Ventnor Heights before they could take on a fire reported in a bayfront home on the street shortly after 8 a.m., fire Chief Bert Sabo said....Continue Reading

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Fire/Rescue News - NEIGHBORS CREDIT LOCAL BOYS FOR QUICK RESPONSE TO FIRE

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BUENA VISTA TWP.-- A Buena Vista Township resident is thankful for the quick action of some local children who were outside playing when a fire broke out at her rental property early Wednesday evening.....Continue Reading

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Fire/Rescue News - EHC gathering turns deadly

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By ROB SPAHR Staff Writer, 609-272-7283 | Posted: Wednesday, October 14, 2009 | 9 comments

EGG HARBOR CITY - Two cousins went to a party at an apartment complex in the city Monday night. Now one is dead and the other is fighting for his life.

Relatives said the men - Sandy Thomas, 30, of Galloway Township, and Shawn Travis, 24, of Egg Harbor City - were at a gathering in the Harbor City Apartments when shots were fired shortly after 11 p.m.....Continue Reading

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Small fire forces building evacuation at FAA Tech Center

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By MICHELLE LEE Staff Writer | Posted: Tuesday, October 13, 2009 | 0 comments

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP ‑ A small fire broke out this afternoon at the William J. Hughes Federal Aviation Administration's Technical Center, according to an FAA official.

The fire started at 12:10 p.m. in a fourth-floor transformer room inside the tech center's main office building, which houses administrative offices, some computer labs, a cafeteria and credit union, according to Holly Baker, an FAA spokeswoman. No one was hurt and the building was evacuated. The workers were allowed to go home or stay inside an adjoining office building until the fire scene was all clear, Baker said.

The fire is being handled by firefighters from the Atlantic City International Airport, the 177th New Jersey Air National Guard, and the Cardiff, Farmington and Cologne volunteer fire companies.

 See Wednesday's edition of The Press for additional coverage.

 Posted in Breaking, Atlantic on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 2:50 pm Updated: 2:55 pm

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