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This increasingly popular method of cooking Thanksgiving turkey leads to 5 deaths and $15 million in damages a year

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Thanksgiving may be a day for feasting with family and friends. But it also proves to be a particularly dangerous occasion, especially because of cooking-related accidents. One of the key culprits? The increasingly popular ritual of frying your holiday turkey. The Insurance Information Institute reports that “Thanksgiving Day is the peak day for fires caused by cooking,” with roughly 1,000 home fires occurring on the holiday annually.
- PUB DATE: 11/23/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Market Watch

Wisconsin: Bucks basketball team donates Thanksgiving meals to Milwaukee firefighters

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A Thanksgiving assist, courtesy of the Bucks organization. Tis the season for donating meals, and on Tuesday, the Bucks donated Thanksgiving meals to Milwaukee firefighters. Personnel from 29 firehouses came to Fiserv Forum to get their turkey dinners. The meals are donated by Gordon Food Service and prepared by Fiserv Forum Executive Chef Angel Otero and his staff.
- PUB DATE: 11/23/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WDJT-TV CBS 58 Milwaukee

Driver sent to trauma center after slamming into fire engine in Florida

3 days 1 hour ago
VIDEO: One person is at a local trauma center after driving into a parked fire engine at a high rate speed early Tuesday morning in Stuart. First responders were working at a crash on Interstate 95 near mile marker 90 and the fire engine was parked at an angle to protect crews from passing drivers. A driver in the right lane slammed into the back of the engine at a high rate of speed, according to Martin County Fire Rescue.
- PUB DATE: 11/23/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WPBF-TV ABC 25 Tequesta

Boy meets Oklahoma firefighters who saved him from burning apartment

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VIDEO: The young boy saved from a burning apartment in Oklahoma City recently met his rescuers. The Oklahoma City Fire Department posted on its YouTube page a video of the 4-year-old boy meeting the firefighters who saved him from the massive fire at Cape Cod Condominiums on Oct. 22. The OKCFD told News 9 that a cigarette or cigar caused the fire outside the apartment complex, which then spread to the building.
- PUB DATE: 11/23/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KWTV-DT CBS 9 Oklahoma city

Three injured, including teen in Maryland explosion

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VIDEO: Three people—including a 16-year-old girl—were injured in an explosion involving several homes and a ruptured gas line Tuesday in the Southwest Baltimore neighborhood of Pigtown. BGE said in a statement that it completed upgrades in October to the gas main that services the same site as the explosion.
- PUB DATE: 11/23/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WJZ-TV CBS 13 Baltimore

Fox News lights fireproof tree outside New York Headquarters after last year’s arson fire

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PHOTOS: This one isn’t going down in flames. Fox News lit an enormous fireproof tree outside their Midtown headquarters on Monday night following last year’s devastating arson attack. The 50-foot tall tree was unveiled at Fox Square in Midtown during a tree lighting hosted live by Greg Gutfeld, Judge Jeanine Pirro, Dana Perino, Jessica Tarlov and Jesse Watters.
- PUB DATE: 11/22/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: New York Post

Maine native and full-time firefighter reflects on winning middleweight belt, ups-and-downs of pro career

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VIDEO: Just recently, Maine native and pro boxer Jason Quirk took home the American Boxing Federation’s Middleweight Championship- right here in his home state. “I remember thinking, ‘This is the coolest thing that’s ever happened in my life,'” Quirk said. “There was 3,000 people there, at one point they were all chanting my name.
- PUB DATE: 11/22/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WFVX-TV ABC 7 Bangor

Deadly MGM Grand fire in Las Vegas 42 years ago changed worldwide safety standards

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VIDEOS/PHOTOS: It was 42 years ago when fire and suffocating smoke raced through the MGM Grand Hotel killing 87 people and injuring more than 600. That tragedy led to sweeping safety changes stretching beyond the Las Vegas Strip. The fire happened in the original location of the MGM Grand Hotel which is now Bally’s Las Vegas – but soon to be renamed Horseshoe.
- PUB DATE: 11/22/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KLAS-TV CBS 8 Las Vegas

Driver charged in deadly crash at Apple Store in Massachusetts held on $100K bail

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VIDEOS: The driver of an SUV that barreled through the front of an Apple Store in Hingham on Monday, killing one person and injuring 19 others, has been ordered held on $100,000 cash bail in connection with the chaotic crash. Bradley Rein, 53, was arraigned Tuesday in Hingham District Court on charges of reckless homicide by a motor vehicle and reckless operation of a motor vehicle, according to Plymouth District Attorney Timothy Cruz.
- PUB DATE: 11/22/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WFXT-TV FOX 25 Boston

VIDEO: Large Fire Burns at California Home Goods Warehouse

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Firefighters are battling a large fire burning at a home goods warehouse in Huntington Park. The fire was reported at Slauson Avenue and Soto Street in the community south of downtown Los Angeles. There were no immediate reports of injuries. Details about a cause were not immediately available. Firefighters were in defensive mode, meaning conditions inside the building were too dangerous for firefighters to enter the structure.
- PUB DATE: 11/22/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KNBC-TV NBC 4 Los Angeles

VIDEO: Investigation begins of explosion, fire at Oregon hemp products manufacturing plant; 5 burned

5 days 1 hour ago
PHOTOS: Five workers were injured, one critically, in an explosion and fire at a hemp product manufacturing plant in Grass Valley Sunday afternoon, prompting a day-long evacuation of the entire Sherman County community and hours-long closure of U.S. Highway 97, authorities said. The blast and blaze were reported around 2:30 p.
- PUB DATE: 11/21/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KTVZ NBC/CW+ 21 Bend

Florida firefighter becomes first to earn U.S. citizenship while in training

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Training to be a firefighter is difficult, so imagine doing that and studying to become an American citizen at the same time. A new firefighter with Hillsborough County Fire Rescue did exactly that – fulfilling some of his lifelong dreams. HCFR says firefighter Anthony Torres grew up in Havana, Cuba.
- PUB DATE: 11/21/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WTSP-TV CBS 10 Petersburg

110 firefighters from across Massachusetts honored at Firefighter of the Year ceremony

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PHOTOS: Firefighters from across 17 Massachusetts fire departments were recognized for their actions on and off the job during the 33rd annual Firefighter of the Year Award Ceremony held at Mechanics Hall in Worcester on Friday. Awards were given to about 110 firefighters across those departments, including the Norman Knight Award For Excellence in Community Service, Citation for Meritorious Conduct and the Medal of Valor.
- PUB DATE: 11/21/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: The Republican - MassLive

Timeline: Colorado's Club Q shooting emergency response

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In seconds, a tragedy unfolded early Sunday morning, Nov. 20 at Club Q in Colorado Springs. The overnight shooting left several dead and many others injured, with a suspect now in custody. “The initial call for service was received at 11:56 p.m. [Saturday] night. The initial officer was dispatched at 11:57 p.
- PUB DATE: 11/21/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KDVR-TV FOX 31 Denver

First responders adopt dogs they helped rescue from Wisconsin plane crash

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: First responders who raced to the scene after a plane carrying more than 50 shelter dogs crash-landed onto a Wisconsin golf course this week have helped rescue the pets in more ways than one. The large twin-engine aircraft, which was transporting the dogs to shelters in southeastern Wisconsin from Louisiana, crashed on the golf course at the Western Lakes Golf Club in Pewaukee on Tuesday.
- PUB DATE: 11/21/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: ABC News

VIDEO: Oregon hemp product plant explosion, fire injures 5, 1 critically; evacuation of city continues

5 days 1 hour ago
Five workers were injured, one critically, in an explosion and fire at a hemp product manufacturing plant in Grass Valley Sunday afternoon, prompting a day-long evacuation of the entire Sherman County community and hours-long closure of U.S. Highway 97, authorities said. The blast and blaze were reported around 2:30 p.
- PUB DATE: 11/21/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KTVZ-TV NBC 21 Bend

FDA Moves Toward Making Overdose Antidote an Over-the-Counter Drug

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration appears poised to approve certain naloxone products for over-the-counter use, a move that would help fight the nation’s opioid epidemic. Naloxone (Narcan, Evzio) can save lives when administered soon after the first signs of an overdose from opioids such as heroin, fentanyl, oxycodone or morphine.
- PUB DATE: 11/18/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: US News

TV meteorologist surprises retiring North Carolina firefighter who saved him six years ago

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VIDEO: Six years after the wreck that almost took the life of Larry Sprinkle, he was able to thank the firefighter who saved him on a special day for that firefighter. On May 4, 2016, Sprinkle was driving on I-485 during the late afternoon rush, with traffic moving at a steady pace. Then, Sprinkle remembers traffic stopped abruptly.
- PUB DATE: 11/18/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WCNC-TV NBC 36 Charlotte

Kentucky fire department gets new tool they say will keep Ohio river safer than ever

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VIDEO: The Louisville Fire Department has a new tool that leaders believe will keep the waterways safer than ever before. On Thursday WLKY got a first look at LFD's newest rescue boat, during one of the training sessions for one of the three crews that will be manning it. "There's not a vessel close to this within the port," said Louisville major Jonathon Jones.
- PUB DATE: 11/18/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WLKY-TV CBS 32 Louisville

New York firefighter’s retirement brings an end to 100-year tradition

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Michael Stanley was a part of the Schenectady Fire Department long before he officially joined its ranks in 1999. Firefighting, in fact, has been a tradition in his family dating back more than 100 years. Like many who answer the call to serve, the 47-year-old Stanley followed in the footsteps of his late father, Robert Stanley, who joined the department in the 1970s before retiring in the early 2000s as a deputy chief, capping off a 32-year career.
- PUB DATE: 11/18/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: The Daily Gazette - Metered Site
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