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Crews Battle Overnight Fires In McCandless, North Side, Brookline

It was a busy night for firefighters as they battled three separate fires, one in Ross Township and the other two in the city.

09/13/2014

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Westmoreland Co. Fire Department Abruptly Shutters Prompting Public Safety Concerns

For the first time since 1972, there are no firefighters stationed at the Eastern Derry Township Volunteer Fire Department in Westmoreland County.

08/01/2014

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Best Places For A Bonfire In The Pittsburgh Area

Top off your well-deserved time off with a roaring bonfire, a handful of friends and great food and drink at one of the places listed here, and tuck in for an unforgettable summer night.

06/07/2014

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Crews Battle Fires In McKeesport, South Fayette

Separate house fires are keeping crews busy this afternoon in McKeesport and South Fayette.

02/26/2014

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Connellsville Police Investigate String Of Possible Arsons

A series of fires, two of them considered arsons and one of them considered suspicious, have a neighborhood on edge in Fayette County

02/25/2014

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CPSC Warns Public About Holiday-Related Dangers

The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates more than 15,000 injuries related to holiday decorating occurred in November and December of last year.

12/10/2013

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Jeannette Honors Firefighters, First Responders

Running into smoke-filled houses and burning buildings is just another day on the job for area firefighters, but the city of Jeannette, Westmoreland County, has had more than its share of risks and dangers lately.

03/13/2013

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2 Recent House Fires Blamed On Laptops

Two fires in the area recently are being attributed to laptops.

02/02/2013

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Suspicious Fires In Glassport Investigated

Fire officials say they are looking into a string of suspicious overnight fires.

KDKA-TV–12/04/2012

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Consumer Reports Investigates: Appliance Fires

Home appliances cause an estimated 150,000 fires a year, resulting in 150 deaths and more than $500 million in property damage. Now a new Consumer Reports investigation has turned up disturbing findings.

02/02/2012

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Morgantown Cracking Down On ‘Victory’ Fires

In Morgantown, they’re cracking down on so-called “victory fires.” Some of them could now be prosecuted as felonies, and the fire starters could even face prison time.

09/02/2011

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