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  • CT: Shelton Fire Log: Dec. 10-15
    12.21.18 – Shelton Herald – #4 and the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to CCL Label Company for a fire alarm activation. There was no fire. A rescue pumper responded.
  • GA: Furniture store catches fire
    12.23.18 – Valdosta Daily Times – Valdosta – A furniture store caught fire in downtown Saturday night. Valdosta Fire Department responded to a two alarm fire at Valdosta Furniture and …
    12.19.18 – Journal Gazette and Times-Courier – Firefighters responded to a fire alarm set off by “waterflow” at 6:24 p.m. Monday at the Prairie Pavilion I building on the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center …
    12.20.18 – Journal Gazette and Times-Courier – Firefighters responded to a fire alarm at 9:40 a.m. Thursday at Eastern Illinois University’s Lantz Arena. The alarm was set by plastic in the microwave.
  • MA: Marion Police Log: Dec. 9-15
    12.23.18 – Wicked Local – 12:22 a.m.: A fire alarm was reported on Wareham Road. 11 a.m.: An animal complaint was reported. 11:24 a.m.: Past ..
  • MA: Police log: 12-18-18
    12.17.18 – Daily Item – Officer reports initial incident occurred in Wakefield. The Wakefield Police Department will handle. Report of a carbon monoxide alarm sounding …
  • MA: Police/Fire: Bearded officers raise $4100 for prostate cancer research
    12.22.18 – Gloucester Daily Times – 5:38 a.m.: A fire alarm activated. The alarm proved to have been set off by a faulty detector. 10:11 a.m.: The Fire Department’s ambulance …
  • ME: Westbrook family says carbon monoxide detectors ‘saved our lives’
    12.19.18 – NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ – “I thought we were overkill with all the alarms and detectors in our house, but we weren’t. It was real,” said Morse. “My kids might have been real sick or we all …
  • MN: Brainerd Fire Department responds to calls
    12.17.18 – Brainerd Dispatch – At 6:59 a.m. firefighters were called to a fire alarm that turned out to be a false alarm. • At 10:33 a.m. firefighters were called to …
  • MN: Fire alarm goes off at Woodland
    12.21.18 – Brainerd Dispatch – The Brainerd Fire Department was called at 9:50 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, to Woodland Good Samaritan for a fire alarm. Firefighters were …
  • MO: Dramatic video shows rescue from burning Ellisville home
    12.17.18 – fox2now.com – A fire alarm can be heard in the background. In the video, a woman answers the door when officers arrived. She says, “My husband is in the bedroom.”.
  • NH: Fire Mutual Aid log, Dec. 22, 2018
    12.23.18 – The Keene Sentinel – 1:22 a.m., Keene Fire Department, fire alarm. 2:08 a.m., Keene … 8:41 a.m., Peterborough Fire Department, fire alarm.
  • NV: Unattended candle causes fire in Henderson apartment
    12.17.18 – FOX5 Las Vegas – … firefighters were called at 3:30 a.m. in regards to a “water flow alarm.”.
  • PA: Electrical problem triggers smoke alarm at Slatington church
    12.17.18 – WFMZ Allentown – Slatington, Pa. – Several fire companies were called to a church in Lehigh County Sunday. The fire chief says the fire alarm went off at St. John’s Lutheran …
  • SC: Local pizza restaurant struck by gunfire
    12.18.18 – WMBF – Emergency crews responded to the scene after receiving a call for a fire alarm, according to Battalion Chief Brian Archibald with Horry County Fire Rescue.

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